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  • 30 Years Of Driving CAR

    30 Years Of Driving CAR

    In Barangay Bugnay in Kalinga province stands a new marker that honors leaders who protested the construction of four hydroelectric dams on Chico River during the martial rule of strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

    In Barangay Bugnay in Kalinga province stands a new marker that honors leaders who protested the construction of four hydroelectric dams on Chico River during the martial rule of strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

    The project would have generated 1,000 megawatts of electricity but would also displace rice terraces and people from 1,400 square kilometers of land where the dams would rise.

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  • NIA Marks Anniversary Thru Tree Planting

    The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) provincial office here joined agency's nationwide tree planting to mark NIA's 54th anniversary celebration last June 9.

    NIA-Kalinga Head Benito Espique informed the activity is in line with NIA's support to the global effort on environmental protection.

    Espique said members of Kalinga Irrigators Association and other farmer groups joined them reforest the area near the main diversion canal of the Upper Chico River Irrigation System.

    He said they are planting trees near the main canal to protect the sites from erosions like what happen ...

  • Proposed Agency To Save Kalingas River Of Life

    Proposed Agency To Save Kalingas River Of Life

    Kalinga lone district Rep. Allen Jesse Mangaoang is pushing for the creation of the Chico River Basin Development Authority at the House of Representatives even as the so-called "River of Life" faces threats.

    In a recent technical working group (TWG) meeting of the House Committee on Government Enterprises and Privatization, Mangaoang underscored the importance of the Chico River in sustaining agricultural development in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) as well as in nearby areas.

    The TWG was specifically formed by the committee to tackle Mangaoang's House Bill 381, which bats ...

  • Cordillera Day Macliing Dulag Cordillera Heroes Memorial Unveiled In Kalinga

    Cordillera Day Macliing Dulag Cordillera Heroes Memorial Unveiled In Kalinga

    At a curve in the mountain road in the village of Bugnay, hundreds braved the summer heat and hours-long bumpy ride to come together on April 23. They came from different provinces in the Cordillera, from other regions of the Philippines and even from other countries to take part in a ceremony of unveiling a special marker in honor of the heroism of Macliing Dulag and all who resisted the Chico Dam projects.

    National minority elders and leaders of progressive organizations recognized that this struggle has come to mean more than just opposing the building of mega dams. To the people of the ...

  • Day13 Thu 16 06 Sabangan To Sagada

    Day13 Thu 16 06 Sabangan To Sagada

    Today Distance: 22.8 km Total: 448.1 km
    Today weather: 24 - 32c Sunny
    Time on Bike: 3 hr 10 min
    Ave speed: 7.1 kmh Max :33.5 kmh
    Ave Climb: 6% Max :19%
    Trip Altitude: 657 m Max :1493 m
    Today spend: 675 php
    Total : 5068 php

    Today's ride started from Sabangan at 7.30am after my own cooked breakfast of instant noodles and coffee.The 100m bad gravel road after crossing the temporary red bridge over the Chico River,the road condition improves as I enjoy a 10km of rolling downhill winding along with the Chico River.

    My plan on taking the South Road from Balili to Sagada was abando ...

  • Bontoc Closes Dump Site Along Chico River

    Bontoc, Mt. Province's capital town which was earlier sued by Kalinga for its open dumpsite along the Chico River, has finally closed down the controversial garbage dump.

    Mayor Franklin Odsey on August 20 ordered the final closure of the open dumpsite at Matoytoy-ok, Barangay Caluttit in compliance with the order of the Court of Appeals.

    Odsey, who earlier belied reports of environmentalists in Kalinga and the petitioners of the Writ of Kalikasan that the open dump site is still open, has also re-organized the Municipal Solid Waste Management Board including the technical working group ...