Tags: Benguet

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 KIMBERLIE OLMAYA NGABIT-QUITASOL Northern Dispatch BAKUN, Benguet — The claims of the residents of village Gambang here regarding the irregularities in the free prior and informed consent (FPIC) process conducted by the National Commission on Indigenous People’s (NCIP) was validated in the recently concluded consultation conducted by the National Cultural Communities (NCC) of the…

By MARYA SALAMAT
SPECIAL REPORT The public and government officials, among them President Aquino, always blame drivers each time a deadly bus accident happens. What they don��t know or chose to ignore is that bus drivers and conductors are working under severe conditions imposed by greedy operators and ignored by government regulators, thus allowing these mishaps to happen in the first place. Sidebar: For Provincial Buses, Physical Condition of Drivers — and Their Buses — Are Key to Safe Travel | More Motorcycles Mean More Mishaps

By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY – In Bokod, the second largest municipality of Benguet, residents are opposing a looming geothermal project that, they say, is not only dangerous for them and the environment but has also run roughshod on their rights to due process. “To put another energy project…

By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com BAKUN, Benguet (336 kms north of Manila) ? Community members of Barangay (village) Gambang, Bakun reaffirmed their anti-mining stand and their vow to protect their homes from large-scale exploitation of their natural resources by stopping the drilling and mineral-sampling activities of Royalco Philippines Ernesto Soriben, secretary-general of…