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New NCIP chief Allen Capuyan makes a veiled threat against Rappler and 'communist terrorist groups'
Capuyan, whose last job was to fight communist insurgency, and who was implicated in the smuggling of shabu, is tapped by Duterte to head the indigenous peoples commission
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'The TV fantasy show distorts, misleads, and confuses rather than educates the Filipino TV viewers on the indigenous concept and term Bagani,' says National Commission on Indigenous Peoples chairperson Leonor Oralde-Quintayo
(UPDATED) The House of Representatives agrees to restore the budgets of 3 agencies it earlier cut to a mere P1,000 each for 2018
'I'm not assuring you that it will be exactly to the last centavo, but I am assuring you that they will have a budget,' says Senate finance committee chair Loren Legarda
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin hits the idea saying You can t cut the budget of a constitutional body then to soften criticism bestow it [on] a supposed loftier cause like free tuition
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Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate moves for the measly budget citing the supposed failure of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples to fulfill its mandate
They have an indigenous structure that is more resilient to typhoons compared to the models that were introduced by other agencies an NGO says
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirms the appointment of former congressman Ronald Adamat as commissioner of the Commission on Higher Education
A teacher in Lake Sebu South Cotabato believes the whole community should be involved in the education of a child
Ayon sa tagapangulo ng National Commission on Indigenous Peoples kadalasan naiipit ang mga katutubo sa tunggalian ng mga armadong grupo
Indigenous peoples will document their traditional conservation practices as part of a plan to involve them more in protecting the country s natural wonders
Two years after a joint administrative order government agencies will finally sort through the mess of conflicting land documents that have derailed many government programs
Despite government recognition of their rights to their ancestral domain the Ati tribe continue to be threatened by violence from other claimants
NCIP directs the parties involved in the property dispute to maintain the status quo so as not to complicate the issues
Casa Vallejo survives World War II but will it be saved from demolition?
Education Undersecretary Alberto Muyot says the request for building schools would still have to come from the communities themselves
From 2006 to 2009 the budget items that directly benefitted IPs amounted to only 17 of total expenses
The killings of the B laan family happens at a time when the government is observing the Indigenous Peoples Month this October
In the Philippines indigenous peoples comprise about 17 of the population
The mining EO imposes a moratorium on new contracts as the government works to legislate revenue sharing scheme