THOM F. PICAÑA

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Itogon, Benguet: Two miners choked to death inside a mine tunnel in Gumatdang, Itogon, Benguet on Monday. Cousins Robert Binay-an Corteza and Anthony Corteza Salas were apparently trapped inside a mining tunnel at the mill site in Gumatdang from early morning until afternoon that choked them to death. Reports said…

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BAGUIO CITY: The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (Cdrrmc) on Friday has cautioned the public from going to the different spelunking and hiking sites in the region over threat of landslide and flashfloods. Andrew Alex Uy said the municipality of Bokod, Benguet already cancelled all hiking activities at…

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BAGUIO CITY: July 15 was a special non-working holiday in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). Thirty yeas ago, Executive Order No. 220 by former President Corazon Aquino created CAR — separating the provinces of Abra, Benguet, Mountain Province and the City of Baguio from Region I and the provinces of…

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NAGTIPUNAN, Quirino: Six soldiers were wounded after a landmine allegedly planted by the communist New Peoples Army (NPA) rebels exploded in Barangay Sangbay here on Tuesday morning. 1Lt. James Carl Teaño, Army Civilian-Military Operations officer of the 86th Infantry “Highlander” Battalion (86IB), 5th Infantry Division (5ID), said the soldiers based…

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CAMP DANGWA, Benguet: The improvement of agricultural production and the construction of farm to market roads (FMRs) might be the solution to the marijuana cultivation problem in this largely agricultural province. Benguet Police Provincial Director, Senior Supt. Florante Camuyot, related the experience of Barangay Kayapa, Bakun town that used to…

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Bangued, Abra: Alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebel Dawn Aquino Aguilar, wounded during an encounter and arrested on Saturday, was among those who attacked the undermanned police station in Malibcong, Abra last March 12, the Cordillera police claimed. Aguilar, alias “Ka Joana,” with communist rebels under the Kilusang Larangang Guerrilla…

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Bangued, Abra: Former Bucloc, Abra mayor Mailed Molina, one of the founders of the Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA) that splintered with the Communist Party of the Philippines–New Peoples Army (CPP-NPA) in 1986, decried as “fake” last Saturday’s unification assembly in this capital town supposedly led by Abra Vice Gov.…

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BAGUIO CITY: The City police are following up leads on the suspects in the shooting of Jenalyn Libungan Rosimo, 21, while heading to work at Baguio Country Club (BBC) last Wednesday. Investigators said Rosimo was walking alone along Otek Street towards the jeepney terminal on Shanum Street for BCC when…

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BAGUIO CITY: The former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the Philippines on Friday lauded the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in handling the crisis in Mindanao. Stephen Cutler, who served in the FBI while assigned in the Philippines for…

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BAGUIO CITY: Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operatives in the Cordillera and local policemen have arrested brothers – Aprillo and Benjamin Lagman Jr., recently after selling P3,000 worth of shabu during a buy-bust along Asin Road here. Aprillo alias “Apeng” and “April,” of Balsigan and his brother Benjamin Jr. alias…

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