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By ACE ALEGRE Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY – Tribal folks in barangay Balatoc, in Pasil town, Kalinga denied the entry of Carrascal Nickel Corporation (CNC) into their ancestral domain. “There was no Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC),” said Balatoc villager Victoria Gumisa-Kaloci. Barangay Balatoc is one of the 14 barangays in Pasil, which formerly…

By ALMA B. SINUMLAG Northern Dispatch TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Angered and disgusted with the recent intrusion of Cordillera Exploration Company Inc. (CEXCI) in their hometown, residents of Tawang village, Balbalan sought help from the office of Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) Kalinga to stop the mining activities of CEXCI in the village. The residents brought…