North says ‘No to Bongbong’

As Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. brings his vice-presidential campaign to Baguio City, the Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses to Malacañang (Carmma) reminded the people of the North to never forget martial law, and to say No to Bongbong Marcos. Political prisoners during martial law and members of progressive people’s organisations hang streamers on…

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET — The Benguet Federation of Small-scale Miners, Inc (BFSSMI) filed a complaint against Environment Secretary Ramon Paje for allegedly exceeding his authority on issuing the revised implementing rules and regulations (RIRR) for the People’s Small-scale Mining Act, saying these run counter to the law…

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Cut flower growers of Alno village in this capital town sought the intervention of the town council to curb the abusive extortion practice of some traffic enforcers along the national highways. Officers and members of the Alno Cut Flower Growers Association who were at the La Trinindad…

By JUDE BAGGO www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — The Mabaca tribe in Balbalan town, Kalinga rejected the planned encampment of soldiers belonging to the 77th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army in sitio Tanap, Mabaca village. According to the initial fact sheet prepared by the Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA)-Kalinga, a platoon-size unit of the 77th IBPA…