Gloria’s SONA and Cordillera autonomy

Posted by Gina Dizon at Happy Weekend, Thursday, August 21, 2008 President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in her state of the nation address asked Congress to pass a law to let companies directly pay their taxes corresponding to the share of local government units operating in LGUs’ respective jurisdictions. Corrdillera hosts a number of national and… Read more »

Did the Americans give us our Igorot identity?

Posted by Bugan at Mountain  Breeze Friday, 8 August 2008 I was struck by the ideas presented by Gerard Finin in his book The Making of the Igorot: Contours of Cordillera Consciousness while reading it this morning for a paper I need to write. Couldn’t help but share it. What do you think of the… Read more »

Tuguegarao-Kabugao road also needs rehab

ESTEBAN DALIGDIG, Karikitan, Conner, Apayao ProvincePhilippine Daily Inquirer, 08/02/2008 In the news item “Arroyo wants Cordillera roads done by 2009” (Philippine Daily Inquirer 7/24/08), the Apayao road was not included in the list. Only the Halsema and the Baguio-Aritao roads were mentioned. We, therefore, appeal to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to include the Tuguegarao-Kabugao road, which… Read more »