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Cordillera militia gets DAP projects


Funds for a project promised to the militia of slain rebel priest Conrado Balweg, which were allocated using the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), have been “well spent” and used “in good faith,” according to leaders of the Cordillera region on Friday.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mountain Trail leads to culture, nature hubs

SCENIC ROUTE.  A small rice paddy glistens near the town of Natubleng in Benguet province. The scenery is best viewed by travelers along the 165-kilometer Mountain Trail (Halsema Highway) linking Benguet to Mountain Province and Ifugao in the Cordillera.  RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Travelers who often frequent the 165-kilometer Mountain Trail may have gotten so used to the view along the scenic route that they often doze off all throughout the trip along this highway linking the provinces of Benguet, Mountain Province and Ifugao in the Cordillera.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Cordillera mayors seek cooperation for watersheds

Cordillera mayors are asking for upland-lowland cooperation to manage the watersheds to reduce the impact of droughts or floods that plague much of the food-producing areas in Luzon.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pride in native roots shines in graduation


Ecru Filipiniana for women and Barong Tagalog for men worn with the sablay are the usual attire combinations for University of the Philippines (UP) graduates.

Posted: May 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Reliving ‘peace time,’ healing wounds of war

A 1904 PHOTOGRAPH from the collection of the US National Archives shows Japanese laborers at work on a slope in Camp 3 in Benguet province during the construction of the Benguet Road.

For many, World War II is remembered for its pain, untold suffering and death. Elders would advise their children not to forget these so they can continue to learn from history and not repeat its mistakes.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »