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BY KIM QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 29, August 26-September 1, 2007 TUBA, Benguet – The Tuba municipal council has yet to make a position on the ongoing conflict between affected residents and the Philex Mining Corporation over the latter’s mineral application, a councilor revealed during a recent media forum here.…

Typhoons “Chedeng” and “Dodong” claimed three lives and caused landslides affecting residents in several communities in the Cordillera. BY ACE ALEGRE Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 27, August 12-18, 2007 BAGUIO CITY (246 kms. north of Manila) – Typhoons “Chedeng” and “Dodong” claimed three lives and caused landslides affecting residents in several…

Mt. Pulag’s mossy forests are threatened by the fast expansion of commercial vegetable gardens and infrastructure development, a government environmental watchdog disclosed last week. BY ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 27, August 12-18, 2007 BAGUIO CITY (246 kms. north of Manila) – Mt. Pulag’s mossy forests are threatened by…

The isolated hailstorm that hit a village in Baguio City Tuesday forebodes a stark reality – a dry spell ahead, an official of the PAGASA announced recently. BY ACE ALEGRE Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 26, August 5-11, 2007 BAGUIO CITY (246 kms. north of Manila) – The isolated hailstorm that hit…

William Claver was among those who attended the July 28 memorial mass that honored the late Alyce Omengan-Claver, a victim of extra-judicial killing in an ambush that originally intended to kill her husband, Dr. Constancio “Chandu” Claver, last year. He is esteemed throughout the Cordillera as a champion of indigenous peoples’ rights. BY LYN V.…

Members of the media in Baguio City wore black T-shirts as their contribution to the nationally- coordinated observation of the international day of protest against media killings in the country. BY KIM QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat BAGUIO CITY (246 kms. North of Manila) – Members of the media here wore black T-shirts on…