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Igorot Woman Works As A Mission Supervisor for Astronauts

Gwendolyn Pascua, from Kalinga and Mountain Province works as a mission supervisor for astronauts at the European Space Agency in Switzerland.

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Oldest Ifugao Woman Still Reads the Bible Even Without the Need of Eyeglasses

People — Apr 11 · 3 min read

Bugan Datong, the oldest woman in Ifugao Province still reads the Bible even without the help of eyeglasses. She shares her secrets to a long life.

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Igorot From Besao Is Highest Ranking Official of PNPA Class 1998

People — Apr 21 · 2 min read

Jonathan Calixto, a proud son of Besao, Mountain Province is now the highest ranking official of the Philippine National Police Academy Class of 1998.

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News

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Illegal Weed, Recovered in A Park in Baguio City

Authorities recovered 10 grams of dried marijuana tops in Malcolm Square, Baguio City.

Call Center Agent, Found Dead Inside A Boarding House in Baguio City

A bloody and lifeless call center agent was found wrapped in a pillow and blanket inside a boarding house in Baguio City.

Carnival Proposed for Burnham Park Afresh

The children's playground at Burnham Park is once again being overlooked for a carnival.

Benguet Rep. Nestor Fongwan Sr. Dies, 68, Kidney Disease

Benguet Representative Nestor Fongwan Sr. died on Wednesday night. He was 68.

People

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Ifugao Grad Ranks 7th in Criminology Licensure Exams

A graduate from the Ifugao State University was among the topnotchers in the November 2019 Criminology Licensure Examinations.

Honest Baguio Police Returns Bag of Valuables

A Baguio police officer received praise and gratitude from a businessman for returning his lost bag in December.

Cordilleran Hero, Ginawaran Ng "Distinguised Conduct Star"

Iginawad ang Distinguished Conduct Star kay Cordilleran Captain Rico Tagure sa matagumpay na pagligtas sa mag-asawang na-kidnap sa Sulu.

Eveline Chainus Guirey: The First Igorota Beauty Queen

Eveline Chainus Guirey was a daughter of a Benguet baknang, an Igorota who also went by her Christian name, Flora Pacalso.

History

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Major Dennis Molintas Sr: An Igorot World War II Hero

Major Dennis Molintas Sr., an Igorot World War II hero and the man who headed the 66th Infantry Battalion.

The First Settlers of the Cordillera

The following is the version of the origin of the Cordillera people as narrated by Mr. Roman Santos as passed to him by his great, great grandparents.

The Cool History of Baguio City

On September 1, 1909, Baguio, then a municipality of Benguet province in Northern Luzon, was declared a chartered city by virtue of Act No. 1963.

Igorot Practice: The Truth About Head Hunting in the Cordillera

Head-hunting in the Cordillera was performed by our Igorot ancestors only for religious purposes and for the acquisition of magical powers.

Culture

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Benguet Farmers Donate Trucks of Vegetables for Taal Evacuees

Many thanks to our farmers in Benguet. Helping our fellow citizens in Batangas is heartening.

INAYAN: Why Cordilleran Super Cops Are the Best

The Inayan way of life is the secret why the Cordilleran super cops are the most disciplined Police officers nationwide.

The Bulul: The Ifugao People's Rice God Or Guardian Spirit

The Bulul is not a souvenir item. It is an Ifugao anthropomorphic carving that symbolizes an Ifugao rice god or guardian spirits.

Origin of Bulul: The Story of Namtogan

The origin of the bulul wooden figures can be traced to the story of Namtogan, an important myth passed orally and recited by mumbaki during rituals.