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Weaving Isinai culture back to life

ANTHROPOLOGIST Dr. Analyn Salvador-Amores leads the turnover of the oldest ‘uwes,’ the traditional Isinai funeral blanket, to chieftain Bayani Laroza. The blanket was donated by the Save the Ifugao Terraces Movement to the Isinai as a token of appreciation for their efforts to revive their culture.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

It was a rainy Friday morning, but the mood inside the Senior Citizens’ hall in Dupax del Sur town in Nueva Vizcaya province was warm with conversations of a group of elderly women who were gathered around a dining table.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

2 arrested UP grads forced to admit Red ties, says group

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Two University of the Philippines (UP) graduates who were arrested by government troops on Saturday were forced to admit that they were communist rebels during an intense interrogation, a human rights watchdog said.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Nueva Ecija mayor who turned down pork dies of cancer

Mayor Sonia Lorenzo

Mayor Sonia Lorenzo of San Isidro town in Nueva Ecija province died of cancer last week with no regrets: Lorenzo had turned down a P10-million appropriation from the Priority Development Assistance Fund of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada in 2010.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cornered robber kills self

Cornered by police, a suspected robber committed suicide early Tuesday by slashing his throat and stabbing his abdomen with a bolo in Barangay Nazareth in General Tinio town in this province.

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

Nueva Ecija city suffers road project woes

It’s Cabanatuan’s turn to complain about government road projects that have caused massive traffic jams at the start of classes this month.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »