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Seryosong pinakikinggan nila Isabela Governor Faustino Bojie G. Dy III at Provincial Administrator Atty.

Noel Manuel Lopez ang briefing ni Ret. Gen. Benito Ramos tungkol sa
pagpasok ni Typhoon Lawin sa lalawigan ng Isabela. Ipinagutos naman ni Governor Dy sa Provincial Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) ng lalawigan ang 24-hours
monitoring sa naturang bagyo. Si Lawin ay itinatayang aabot sa Signal No. 5 pagbagsak nito sa kalupaan. The Patriot lensman, jgd

Typhoon Karen hits Southern Isabela,

Quirino banana fields hardest hit
NAGTIPUNAN, Quirino - Typhoon Karen hit so hard the
provinces of Aurora and Quirino leaving scores of damages
on household and agricultural products such as corn, rice
and banana plantations in a vast vegetation along
Nagtipunan, Maddela and nearby municipality.

Karen lashes over

Southern Isabela over
Cordon, San Agustin,
Jones, Santiago City,
Echague, Angadana and
Alicia, Isabela wherein
huge amount of rainfall and

strong winds were recorded

for the past 12 hours.
Many parts of AuroraQuirino roads were
impassable to all kinds of
vehicle along those road
lines due to fallen trees and

electric pools and swelling

of riverways, which
resulted to thousands
stranded along the way.
Mayor Maria Nieves
Bhelot Camma deployed
turn to p./ 2

Pinangunahan ni Nagtipunan, Quirino Maria Nieves Bhelot Camma ang kanyang Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (MDRRMC) sa pag momonitor ng
mga nasalanta ng bagyong Karen kung saan isa sa mga labis na nasalanta ay ang kanyang bayan. Makikitang siya mismo ang nagpuputol ng mga sangang nakatumba sa daan
upang malinis ang kanilang mga daanan doon. The Patriot lensman, jgd

October 17 - 23, 2016

Typhoon Karen hits...

from p./ 1
her MDRRMO assets in
fast clearing operations at
Nagtipunan town in
Quirino so that motorist
could slowly pass their
way in and out of Daang
Quirino Governor
Junie E. Cua immediately
issued orders to all local
chief executives to
mobilized all possible
assets to monitor their
constituents beforehand
and evacuate residence
out of their homes to safer
evacuation centers, to
avoid possible victims of
incoming tropical storm
In San Agustin and
Jones, Isabela, two
ongoing concrete bridges
undertaken by Advanced
Construction Corporation
temporarily stopped its
operation as rainfall hit
said areas, wherein said
temporary detour bridge
rendered impassable to
light vehicles, until early
midnight of October
16,2016 due to heavy

In Nueva Vizcaya,
Governor Carlos Padilla
declared no classes in
elementary and high school
level while DPWH crews
monitored the occurrence
of landslides along Daang
Maharlika from Dalton
Pass, Sta Fe down to Diadi,
Nueva Vizcaya.
Along Diadi in the
stretch of Sitio Oriwong,
hundreds of travellers and
commuters were getting
mad as they lambasted the
way Northern Builders
flagmen handles the one
way traffic within Brgy.
Balete-Sitio Oriwong in
Brgy. Nagsabaran.
One Mrs. Erlinda Tan
called this writer early 4am
asking for help as they
were stranded due to
counter flows of vehicles
Accordingly, not even one
flagmen manning the oneway traffic were seen and
abandoned due to heavy
Traffic cops from Diadi
also were not seen along

Members of the mayors league in the province of Isabela listens to the briefing of Isabela Governor Faustino Bojie G.
Dy III for their respective Municipal and City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Cuoncil in line with the upcoming
onslaught of Typhoon Karen. The Patriot lensman, jgd
those stranded vehicles to
support flagmen supposed
to be at their side so that
abusive bus drivers like

Florida Bus Company that

hampered the smooth flow
of traffic.
Reports from PSWD

The swollen river in Barangay Garit in the town of Echague, Isabela where detour bridge that could no longer be passable
due to the heavy rains brought about by Typhoon Karen that devastated the province of Isabela and Quirino. The Patriot
lensman, jgd

chief Mrs. Lucila Ambatali

and her staffs had
preposition more or less 10
thousand ready to eat food
packs for distribution to
numerous evacuation
Ambatali said as per
ordered by Governor Bojie
Dy, advanced food packs
and other relief goods
were delivered to four
coastal municipalitiesDinapigue,
Divilacan and Maconacon
preparations also with the
upcoming super typhoon
During the called
meeting with the mayors
league and DRRMC, Dy
also called the attention of
the full support from PNP,
BFP and the Phil. Army.
Marshall Diamsay readily

offer his men and womens

services in bringing relief
assistance during and after
Karen and Lawin.
Mayor Jaime Atayda
questioned the NIA Magat
Management why there
was no reports coming
from them during the
releases of volume of water
along the Magat water
reservoir so the lgus could
send warning too of
scheduled water releases
down the Magat River.
Engr. Gloria of NIA
assured the local officials
that the Magat Dam Water
coordinate thru text
messages beforehand.
Dy reminded all
stakeholders and PDRRMC
on what to do before Lawin
could hit along Isabela four
municipalities at the
coastline. Joe G. Dasig, The
Patriot News

Cagayan provincial disaster council acquires new rescue boats

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan- The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) here recently acquired six units of aluminum rescue boats to beef up
their capabilities to respond to water rescue operations in the province.
Bonifacio Cuarteros, disaster risk reduction and management officer, said the procurement of additional rescue boats worth P8 million was funded by the provincial government.
Each boat has a 4-stroke 60 horsepower motor which is durable in flood search, on-the-water incidents and other similar rescue operations, Cuarteros said.
He said the six additional rescue boats will be deployed in the provinces four cluster centers: Sanchez Mira for the northwestern side, Buguey for the northeastern side, Lal-lo for
the extreme north area and the provincial capitol for the southern part.
Cuarteros said they will also provide the members of the PDRRMC, disaster responders and rescue units with trainings for them to continuously ENHANCE their skills and
capabilities in disaster and rescue operations.
We have already crafted trainings and activities for the development of our personnel and partners in disasters operations, he added. Oliver T. Baccay

Munggo seeds for wet 5ID Troopers on alert for typhoon Karen
season available soon
DELA CRUZ, Upi, Gamu,
Isabela The 5th Infan-

SAN MATEO, Isabela A mongo seed variety which

is suitable for the rainy season will be available soon
here, Municipal Agriculturist Emiliano Camba recently
Munggo, locally known as balatong, is grown
shortly before the onset of the summer season when
the soil still holds substantial moisture.
Camba said the new seed variety, which will come
from the towns demonstration farms, will be distributed
for farmers soon who ventured in munggo production
as additional income source.
He said the only seed variety planted by farmers
here now are the drought resistant variety which is
suitable during the dry months.
The new seed variety is expected to increase the
towns annual munggo production which is now touted
as the countrys munggo capital, Camba said,
encouraging more farmers to consider alternate
cropping of munggo to keep them from being idle after
the cropping season.
Besides its economic value, Camba added that
munggo, according to experts, is one of the most
nutritious foods, being a source of protein, calcium
and iron. Merlito G. Edale Jr.

try (Star) Division, Philippine Army called on all

its units in Region 2 and

the Cordillera Administrative Region to be on

heightened alert as Ty-

Members of the 5th Infantry Division Disaster Response Task Group prepare their tools
and equipment for disaster response operations early this morning, October 15, 2016
at 5ID Gymnasium, Camp Melchor F Dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela.

phoon Karen brings continuous heavy rains in

both regions today, October 15, 2016.
5ID Commander,
D.P.A. AFP advised all
units in Region 2 and the
Cordillera Region, especially those covering
low-lying areas, to be
prepared and be on
heightened alert for possible deployment to
evacuate and rescue residents affected by floods
and other disasters that
may be caused by Typhoon Karen.
The 5ID Disaster Response Task Group led by
is in full alert and ready
to be deployed anytime,
anywhere in 5ID area of
operation to respond to
emergency situation.

October 17 - 23, 2016

Mamba hinamon ang PENRO Cagayan; sampahan ng kasong

illegal logging operations sa Penablanca
C a g a y a n - Wa l a n g
saysay ang kampanya
laban sa illegal logging
nasasampahan ng kaso.
Ito ang binigyan
diin ni Governor Manuel
Mamba sa mga opisyal
at kawani ng Provincial
Environment and Natural Resources Office ng
Bagamat ikinatuwa
ginawang aksyon ng
PENRO sa tip na
ipinaabot mismo kay
Gov. Mamba kaugnay ng
mga kontrabandong
B r g y.
N a n g u i l a t a n ,
Penablanca kamakailan
ay wala itong kabuluhan
kung hindi mapapanagot
ang mga nasa likod ng
pamumutol ng kahoy sa
Matatandaang higit
1,600 bd. ft. ng
abandonadong assorted
lumber ang nadiskubre
sa nasabing lugar ang
sinamsam ng pinagsanib
na pwersa ng PENRO,
P N P a t Ta s k F o r c e
Lingkod Cagayan ng

nakalipas na mga araw.

Kaugnay nito ay
hinamon ni Gov. Mamba
PENRO Felix Taguba at
CENRO Malana na
sampahan ng kaso ang
mga nasa likud ng illegal logging operations
sa Penablanca at mga
karatig bayan.
Ayon sa gobernador
alam at batid ng
mamamayan kung sino
ang mga protektor at
promotor ng illegal logging sa nabanggit na
aniyang basta na lamang
maaabandona ang mga
natistis ng kahoy kung
walang pumutol nito
paigtingin pa ng PENRO
ang operasyon para may
managot at hindi lamang
puro kumpiskasyon ang
laman ng kanilang accomplishment report.
m a n g i n g i m i n g
p a n g a l a n a n n i G o v.
protektor at promotor ng
Penablanca at Cagayan
oras na hindi pa tumigil
ang mga ito sa kanilang
pagpupuslit ng kahoy.

Seryosong ipinaabot ni Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba ang kanyang laban sa illega na pamumutol ng kahoy sa
kanyang nasasakupan at nagbabala sa mga gumagawa nito na itigil na ang kanilang aktibidad dahil kung hindi ay siya
ang makakalaban nila. The Patriot lensman, jgd

5ID strengthens relief operations for typhoon victims in Region 2

The 5th Infantry Division (5thID) fortified its efforts to
assist in disaster relief operations as it opened its doors
to ABS-CBN Sagip Kapamilya to ensure the distribution

of relief goods to victims of Typhoon Karen and the

incoming Typhoon Lawin.
Brig. Gen. Paul T Atal, D.P.A. AFP, Commander, 5ID
immediately advised the Office of the Assistant Chief of

Staff for Civil Military Operation, G7, to provide storage

for 250 sacks of food packs from ABS-CBN to be
prepositioned at the 5thID Headquarters, Camp Melchor
F Dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela on October 18, 2016.
The storage of the food packs in the headquarters
is part of the 5th IDs efforts to ensure that relief goods
are ready for distribution as typhoon victims would need
them. This as Northern Luzon was recently bashed by
Typhoon Karen, causing damages to crops and infrastructures.
The relief goods are also part of the preparation for
the incoming Typhoon Lawin, a possible super typhoon
which was reported to hit Cagayan province on Thursday according to PAGASA. The purpose of
prepositioning the goods at 5 th ID is to support the
governments Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) efforts in Region 2.
The relief goods will be under the safekeeping of
G7, 5thID and will be utilized jointly by the Philippines
Armys 5th Infantry Division and ABS-CBN to augment
government resources in times of calamity, particularly
for the Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM)
operations for Typhoons Karen and Lawin.
Atal ensured ABS-CBN that the items are secured
and will be guarded for the benefit of the people. He
added that the Star Troopers are ready anytime to help
them in distributing the relief goods for the intended

Another cop gunned

down in NE
Star Troopers stock piling relief goods from ABS-CBN Sagip Kapamilya for Typhoons Karen and Lawin DRRM

City pushes chain-lock system vs motornapping

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan - Amid increasing incidents of carnapping here, Mayor Jefferson P. Soriano
urged the city law makers to fast track the passage of
the proposed chain-lock system ordinance here.
Soriano, in a public hearing on peace and ORDER
situation here, said there was already an ordinance proposed by former city councilor now Board Member
Rosauro Resuello mandating all motorcycle owners to
have their vehicles chain-locked when parked.
Aside from the city polices counter measures,
we still want to push for the enforcement of the chainlock system ordinance as an effective measure to pre-

vent motornapping incidents, the mayor said.

Police Supt. Jessie Tamayao, city chief of police,
said motornapping is one of the issues of the city police following the series of incidents even in the past
Tamayao said that based on their records, most of
the stolen motorcycles were parked unattended without locks in front of the victims houses or at public
places and were sold at a VERY LOW PRICE.
Soriano urged barangay officials here to further
strengthen their monitoring and patrolling activities
especially during midnight. Oliver T. Baccay


Motorcycle-riding killer
strikes again in Nueva
Ecija, gunning down
Monday night, the
second slain in the
province in less than a
Cabanatuan City police
chief, said Police Officer
1 Jayson Ramos, 28,
intelligence unit of the
Gabaldon municipal
station, was driving his
motorcycle home to
Barangay Bakod here

struck, killing him
i m m e d i a t e l y, a r o u n d
11:30 p.m. Monday.
f o l l o w e d t h a t o f PO3
Michael Juan, 42,
intelligence officer of
the San Leonardo
police, who was killed
while on his way to join
an anti-drug operation
Thursday last week.
Scene of the crime
operatives found spent
.45 caliber shells and 13
packets of methamphetamine, or shabu , at
the scene of Ramos killings. Chris Sansano,
The Patriot news bureau NE


October 17 - 23, 2016

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Ligtas tayo sa delubyo kapag sumusunod

sa kautusan at kapag may ALAM

A likely yellow event happening

THE Liberal Party and members of the yellow horde are jumping
in anticipation for the likely visit of the United Nations Special
Rapporteur Agnes Callamard to probe reported extrajudicial
deaths and the mob expects to use the occasion to fuel what is
up to now a lost cause which is the ousting of President Rodrigo
Callamard said that she is merely waiting for confirmation
by official channels of the invitation letter that Executive
Secretary Salvador Medialdea had addressed to her.
One of those aching for the UN probe is Sen. Leila de Lima,
for obvious reasons, since it will provide the needed breather
as the trail in the probe on
the drugs trade inside the
New Bilibid Prisons all leads
to her and will likely go up
to higher yellow entities
during the previous administration.
Since last month, de Lima has been egging the government
to issue an invitation to Callamard, who appears to have been
already cooped by the yellow mob on the state of Dutertes antinarcotics campaign.
The Palace, through its invitation letter, encouraged
Callamard to also look into the deaths in the ranks of the police
and not only the drugs offenders. Such a request, however, may
not be feasible since the past probe conducted UN Special
Rapporteurs consider extrajudicial killings outside police or
military operations while police deaths were mostly the result
of clashes during raids.
The New York-based international human rights group
Human Rights Watch (HRW) which had shown bias in favor of
de Lima, even demanding that the Senate reinstate her as
chairman of the committee on justice and human rights from
which she was earlier booted out, has urged the UN to take in
Matobato as a witness.
During his Senate testimonies, Matobato already proved
himself a tainted witness due to his conflicting statements that
appeared to have come out of a script.
HRW cited the detailed testimony of Matobato including
his claim on the alleged killings of around 1,000 people in Davao
City during Dutertes term as Mayor.

Has change come to Duterte?

AT THE moment, it seems and
feels like change has come to
President Rodrigo Duterte.
Based on news reports on his
trip in Beijing China, Rody was
fairly diplomatic and with the
usual cuss words absent in
whatever he said for public
consumption, such as not
breaking his ties with the United
States, as well as China and any
other country, and stressed that

he will respect whatever treaties

have been signed earlier.
This can translate to stating
that he is not breaking military
ties with the US, but will not
have military ties or agreements
with China or any other country.
He said as much earlier.
His latest statement can also
be taken as his explanation for
his independent foreign policy for
turn to p. 8

LAHAT na yata ng dapat

ipatalastas ng Isabela DRRMC at
Public Order and Safety ay isa
isang inilabas ni Isabela Governor Bojie Dy bago pa pumasok
ang mga bagyo tulad ng
magkasunod na typhoon Karen at
si Lawin para maiwasan ang
sisihan sa dulong huli.
Laging nagpapaalala si Dy
SA mga taong nakakalimut, sabi
nga ni dating NDRRMC chief
General Benito Ramos, consultant ng DART RESCUE 831 ng
Isabela, We Dont need cadaver
bags, just like what happened in
Leyte and Eastern Visayas. We
must be always prepared so that
people will not put blames on us.
Again he makes jokes over Mr.
Alert Spokesman Jesse James
Geronimo over cadaver bags, that
makes the audience laugh. Pero
tama si General Ramos.

As always, kahit ano pang

nakasalang na lakad ni Dy na
may kasinghalaga ng kanyang
lumalabas ng lalawigan, bagkus
nasa kanyang tabi ang kanyang
Top Advisers like PA Noel
Lopez, Atty. Watu Foronda,
Edmond Guzman of PDRRMO at
RESCUE DART 831, General
Benito Ramos sa tuwing may
papalapit na bagyo sa Hilagang
Iba na ang may alam, lalo na
sa pagliligtas ng buhay at ariarian ng mga Isabelinos kung ano
ang dapat gawin at kung ano ang
Noong nakalipas na taong
2010, kauupo ni Gov. Bojie Dy
bilang gobernador, pumasok sa
Isabela ang isang super typhoon
Juan at maraming winasak na
sundan sa p./ 5

Congress and the drug killings: See no

evil, hear no evil, speak no evil
SOMETHING surreal happened
while we were waiting for
metamorphose into a butterfly. It
was Congress instead that
experienced drastic change.
While ostensibly probing for
facts and accountability in the
administrations war on drugs,
the two houses of the legislature
mutated into the three monkeys
in ancient Asian tradition.
The three monkeys tale is
what scholars call a pictorial
maxim of the principle: see no
evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
It was popularized by a 17thcentury carving over a door of the
famous Tsh-g shrine in
Nikk, Japan.
The three monkeys are
Mizaru, covering his eyes, who
sees no evil; Kikazaru, covering
his ears, who hears no evil; and
Iwazaru, covering his mouth,
who speaks no evil.
The shrine at Nikko is a
Shinto shrine, and the monkey is
an extremely important being in
the Shinto religion.
Just as there is disagreement
about the origin of the phrase,
there are differing explanations
of the meaning of see no evil,
hear no evil, speak no evil.
In Buddhist tradition, the
tenets of the maxim are about not
dwelling on evil thoughts.
In the Western world, both
the proverb and the image are
often used to refer to a lack of
moral responsibility on the part
of people who refuse to
acknowledge impropriety.
It may also signify a code of
silence in gangs, or organized

In a life that rejected earthly

possessions, Mahatma Gandhi
allowed one notable exception: a
small statue of the three
Congress flunks oversight
How did Congress earn this
characterization?, which, I am
certain, will draw protests from
my limited number of friends
and acquaintances in Congress.
First, after a big fuss about
conducting inquiries on the
controversial drug war, the
Senate and House committees
authorized to conduct hearings
have hastily folded up camp, and
signified that the hearings are
over. The committees will
forthwith write their respective
committee report on what the
hearings accomplished or failed
to accomplish.
Second, after heralding its
inquiry as a no-holds-barred
inquiry into alleged extra
judicial killings (EJKS), the
Senate committee on justice and
human rights declared that there
were no extra-judicial killings or
human rights violations, and
exonerated President Duterte
and his administration.
Third, After devoting its
inquiry to establishing Sen. Leila
de Limas involvement in the
proliferation of the illegal drug
trade inside new Bilibid prisons,
and hearing detailed testimony
from high-profile convicts who
testified to having given drug
representatives, the House
justice committee decided not to
turn to p. 8

October 17 - 23, 2016


Bantayan ang mga buwitreng negosyante

pananalasa ng super-bagyong
Lawin sa Northern Luzon noong
Huwebes ng madaling araw.
Signal No. 5 ang lakas ng bagyo.
Grabeng tinamaan ang Cagayan
at Isabela kung saan nag-landfall
ang bagyo. Maraming pananim
ang nasira sa halos limang oras
na walang tigil na pagbayo ng
naranasan dahil sa walang tigil
na pag-ulan. Maraming nawasak
na bahay at maraming kalsada
ang hindi madaanan dahil sa
nagbagsakang puno. Bumagsak
ang mga poste ng kuryente at
ayon sa report, matatagalan pa
umano bago tuluyang maibalik
ang power sa mga nasalantang
Sa kabila na maraming
nasirang ari-arian, ma-rami pa rin
ang nagpapasalamat sapagkat
kaunti lamang ang namatay sa

hagupit ni Lawin, hindi katulad

nang manalasa ang bagyong
Yolanda sa Eastern Visayas
noong 2013 na 6,000 ang namatay.
Ayon sa mga residente ng
Cagayan at Isabela, ngayon lang
sila nakaranas nang ganoon
kalakas na bagyo. Ang maagap
na paglilikas sa mga residente
ang dahilan kaya kakaunti ang
mga napahamak.
Hanggang sa kasalukuyan,
marami pa rin ang mga nasa
evacuation centers sapagkat ang
karamihan ay wala nang uuwian
dahil nawasak.
Marami sa evacuees ang
umiiyak sapagkat hindi nila
magsisimula. Hindi nila alam
kung paano magtatayo ng bahay.
Ang ganitong panahon ang
inaabangan ng mga buwitre o
mapagsamantalang negosyante.
Sa kabila nang sinapit, ang
pananamantala ang nasa isip ng

City Rescue team

may P120 million annual
budget, 2 bulok na
ambulance, uniporme ng
Rescue team over priced pa?
ALAM nyo bang kung ang paguusapan ay RESCUE Teams sa
buong Isabela, ang isa sa
naunang proklamadong
lungsod ang pinagtatawanan
sa laki ng kanilang annual
Ayon sa ating bubuwit
ito palang Rescue Team na ito
pumalo sa Ph 120 million ang
pondong pinaiikot ng kanilang
department heads pero
papahug pahog ang kanilang
gamit at pawing
kinakalawang, kumbaga
antiquated, antic sa dilang
antics ang kanilang mga gamit.
Ayon sa ating
bubuwitHappy Wedding and
Best Wishes sa bagong kasal
na sina Mayor and Mrs.
Bernard and Cindy Dy ng
Cauayan City, our
congratulations sir Mayor
Bago pumasok sa PAR ang
Super Typhoon Lawin, ilang
libong kilometro nasa Pacific
Ocean pa, ay nagtungo na sila
sa Bali, Indonesia para doon
mag-isang dibdib ang dalawa,
matagal na kasing na-schedule
ang kanilang church wedding.
Ayon sa ating bubuwit.
Ito palang papahug-pahug na
Rescue Team ay
nagpanukalang magpatahi ng
kanilang up and down official
identity at uniforms na siyang
kikilala sa kanilang grupo eh
may kumausap ng official
tailor para sa babae at

lalaking miyembro ng kanilang

Rescue Team.
Matibay, maganda ang
design, at aprubado ng
kanilang grupo ang ganda at
sturdy kumbaga.
Pero ayon sa ating
bubuwit, .noong handa ng
masimulan sa presyong
matibay, sakto sa standard o
above standard pa ang desinyo
at gawa sa Metro Manila,
abay biglang pumasok si
Kapatid Incorporated ni Yorme
at sila na lang daw ang
gagawa at super mas matibay
daw kaysa sa naunang nagalok.
Ayon sa ating
bubuwithappy birthday pa
kay Mrs. Clarita Luna-Dasig
ng Alicia, Isabela from her
dauthers and sons-Rebecca
Dasig Barnachea Boyet, Boy
Dasig, Adel, at mga anak sa
USA, big party sa araw ng
Sabado sa Alicia, October 22,
Naku birthday pa ni
Precious Salvador ng
Cabatuan, Isabela. Nagsalosalo sila sa Spicy Bite sa
Cauayan City, kahit papaano,
naidaus ang simpleng lafangan
eka nga. Bonga naman ang
kanilang salo-salong diner.
Ayon sa ating bubuwit
cguro basta sa mga PO at
Purchase Request tiyak
dadaan sa Magkakapatid
Incorporated, salang sala lahat
ng negosyo, walang latak at

mga negosyante. Itataas nila nang

doble ang kanilang mga produkto
lalo na ang construction materials

cocolumber at marami pang iba.
Ang pagkita nang malaki ang
kanilang iniisip.
Nararapat magbantay ang
Department of Trade and
mapagsamantalang negos-yante.
Tiyak na sasamantalahin nila ang
pagkakataong ito. Isuplong sa
mga awtoridad ang mga
magtataas ng presyo. Hindi dapat
patawarin ang mga buwitre.
NAIA, ika-5 sa worst airport sa
NOONG nakaraang taon,
ika-walo ang Ninoy Aquino
International Airport (NAIA) sa
worst airport sa Asia. Ngayon ay
umakyat sa ikalimang puwesto
ang NAIA. Ibig sabihin, tumindi
ang mga nangyayaring hindi
maganda sa NAIA. Taun-taon,
laging nasa top 10 ang NAIA sa
worst airport.
Isa sa mga dahilan kung bakit
ikalima ang NAIA sa worst
airport ay dahil sa tanim-bala
na nangyari rito. Sunud-sunod
ang insidente ng tanim-bala na
pawang turista, balikbayan at
(OFWs) ang nabibiktima. Para
magkapera, tataniman ng bala ng
mga corrupt airport personnel ang
mga bagahe at peperahan ang

kawawang biktima, maglalagay
na lang ng pera para hindi
Bukod sa tanim-bala,
reklamo rin sa NAIA ang
kawalan ng air-conditioning
system, kawalan ng mga upuan
para sa mga pasahero, at ang
Sa mga nakaraang taon,
karaniwang reklamo sa NAIA ay
ang kawalan ng tubig sa comfort
rooms, marumi ang sahig, kulang
ang mga signage, walang upuan,
hindi friendly ang airport
crowded. Nadagdag pa sa mga
reklamo ng mga sumunod na
taon ang kakulangan ng 24-hour
food service at masyadong
mababagsik at suplado ang
immigration officers.
Kabilang sa mga worst airport
ang Tashkent International
International Airport sa Nepal,
International Airport sa Pakistan
Ang best airports ay ang
Singapore Changi Airport, SeoulIncheon International Airport sa
South Korea at Tokyo-Haneda
International Airport sa Japan.

kabahayan at mga linya ng

kuryente, mga punongkahoy na
naghambalang sa kalye.
Unang nakaranas ang bayan
ng Maconacon, Isabela ng
Daluyong- o Storm Surge kung
saan maagap kaysa sa masipag
ang mga namumuno sa coastal
town kaya walang nadaleng
buhay na nasawi tulad ng bagsik
ni Yolanda. Thanks to the
leaderships of Dy ang barangay
folks who move heaven and earth
to save their lives. Masikap at
Nagkaroon ng matinding
epekto sa buhay ng mga taga
Ilagan City, Isabela, sa mga tag
coastal towns ng Palanan,
Maconacon, Divilacan at sa
Dalawang naglalakihang US
helicopter na may kakayahang
magdala ng mabibigat na construction materials, mga pagkain
at mga collapsible na temporary
shelters mula sa UNESCO at
DSWD under Sec. Jinky Soliman
ang batay sarado sa paghahatid
ng relied goods mga pagkain na
kung saan libong biktima ng typhoon Juan ang labis na

Assignment lessons at lesson
learned para sa lahat ang hagupit
ni Juan na tumama sa malawak
na lupain sa Isabela.
Nagpalala din sa media briefing ang MDRRMC Isabela sa
mga mahigpit na pinagbabawal
tulad ng liquor ban, bawal ang
pagbebenta at pag-inum ng alak
para maiwasan ang pagkalunod
sa pagtawid sa mga ilog tulad ng
nangyari sa San Mariano, Isabela.
Naglabas din ng ilang Executive Order si Dy- Walang pasok
sa mga paaralan ng ilang araw
mula pa noong October 17
hanggang October 21, bilang
paghahanda sa nakakakilabot na
Super Typhoon Lawin(HAIMA)
na batay sa PAGASA at Japanese
monitoring weather stations,
malakas ang tama ng Bagyong
Lawin na tiyakang papasok sa
Isabela at Cagayan. At nangyari
at nagkatotoo.
Nagpa-iral na rin ng force
evacuation ang PDRRM Council
at masusing pinaghandaan ang
pre-positioning ng food packs sa
coastal towns at sa mga bayan na
tatamaan ni Lawin.
So, again it works, kay Karen
walang casualties, Zero casualties. Kasi handa ang pamunuan
ng DRRMC Isabela at lahat ng
Municipal Risk Reduction and
Management Council.

walang makakasahud ng
supplies and kontrata, ALLIn-ONE tipong ganoon na ang
suma tutal.
Ayon sa ating
bubuwitnoong naitimbre sa
batang kapatid na negosyate ni
Yorme, ayun, nakana sila na
raw ang mag-susuplay ng
uniporme ng Rescue Team, ang
siste mga kapatid mas mahal
ang kuwenta, walang public
bidding kundi BIDINGBIDINGAN lagi ang kanilang
Ayon sa ating bubuwit.
Napakamahal dublado ang
presyo at inferior quality, baka
isang kalawit sa upuan,
sasabit na at tastas na ang
inyong puwitan, in short

palpak na naman. Over price

na, mas mumurahing tela pa
ang ginamit ng sister na
supplier ni Yorme. Grabe Sya
Mr. COA.
Wala lang kasi ang COA
ngayon nagtetengang kawali,
pera pera lang din ang laban.
Ang Rescue Team na
papahug-pahog na ang mga
gamit at Rescue Ambulance
gayung saksakan ng laki ng
kanilang annual budget ay
walang iba kundi ang RESCUE
Team ng City of Saint sa ang sister ni
Yorme na siyang laging
nakasaluk ng grasya sa tuwing
may malaking supplies sa
kanilang lungsod ay walang
iba kundi si Ateng ng J.

October 17 - 23, 2016

Labor group not worried with influx Of Chinese workers amid DU30 China trip
A BIG labor group is not
worried with the possible
influx of Chinese workers
competing with Filipino
workers for local job opportunities as a result of prospective Chinese projects
and investments in the light
of President Rodrigo
Dutertes 4-day visit to
Beijing, China this week.
The group said they
are rather confident President Duterte and his cabinet economic cluster team
could attract Chinese infrastructure projects and investments that would ultimately provide decent, quality and permanent jobs for
an estimated 10.4 million Filipinos who are currently
Foreign workers are
not banned to work in the
country. But they are regulated, thus, we are hopeful
that President Dutertes trip
to China would bring in jobcreating investments for Filipinos. We trust that President Duterte know by heart
of the need to provide decent employment for millions of Filipinos who are
desperate for jobs, said
Gerard Seno, National Executive Vice President of

the Associated Labor

Unions (ALU).
Established since 1954,
the ALU is the biggest confederation of labor unions
in the country with unions
in agriculture, services and
manufacturing sectors
working in public and private enterprises.
As of January 2016 Labor Force Survey, the Philippine Statistics Authority
(PSA) said there are 7.881
million unemployed and
2.468 million underemployed Filipinos.
Though foreign workers are not absolutely
banned to work in the country, however, influx of skills
and professions are governed and regulated by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Department Order No. 146-15 series of 2015 otherwise
known as the Revised Rules
for the Issuance of Employment Permits to Foreign
Foreign workers with
certain expertise and identified specialized skills are allowed to work in the country and companies in the
Philippines are allowed to
hire foreign workers if the

DPWH retrofits
bridges in Cagayan
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan - Following the road widening projects, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) region 2 is retrofitting major bridges in
Cagayan Valley Region to fit them with the additional lanes
of the widened roads.
Regional Director Melanio Briosos said the projects
aim to provide more convenient and safer transport facilities to the public as well as ease traffic congestion in some
parts of the region.
He said five major bridges of the projects were already
completed since July of this year which costs P23.68 million.
The projects include the Pinacanauan Bridge in this
city, Baret Bridge along Cagayan-Apayao Road, Balzain
Bridge in this city, Dapang Bridge along SantiagoTuguegarao Road, and the Liwan Bridge along kalinganCagayan Road.
These are major bridges that are serve not only the
people of Cagayan Valley but the natives of the neighboring provinces as well, Briosos said.
On his part, Engineer Amado Martinez, chief -Maintenance Division, said they applied such as the Carbon Fiber
Reinforced Polymer (CFRP), steel plate, and Asphaltic Plug
Joint in the projects.
Martinez said the new engineering technologies applied in the said projects will further strengthen the capacity of the bridges to last in another 15 years. Oliver T.

Isabela town sponsors

anti-drug forum
JONES, Isabela This
town, in partnership with
the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the province is set to conduct an
anti-drug forum here in
g o v e r n m e n t s
against illegal drugs.
Vincent Dela Rosa,
Municipal Local Government Operations Officer
(MLGOO), said all local
barangay workers and
other sectors here are expected to attend the forum on October 18, 2016
at the Municipal Gymnasium.
He said the Philippine Drug Enforcement
Agency (PDEA), Philippine National Police
(PNP), Department of

Justice (DOJ) and Department of Health

(DOH) are also expected
to present their services
and immediate interventions
surrenderees in the
This is part of our
massive advocacy to
heighten the public
awareness on the harmful effects of illegal
drugs to the body and
the consequences when
involved in the illegal activities, Dela Rosa said.
He added that the
participants are expected
to each sign the pledge
of commitment in support to the towns relentless campaign against
the illegal drug trade after the forum. Merlito G.
Edale Jr.

needed skills, expertise and

professions are not available in the local job market.
In any case, the applicant is required by law to
individually apply for an
Alien Employment Permit
(AEP) prior to or upon arrival in the country at any
DOLE regional or field office where the intended
place of work is located.
The application is then
subjected to a labor market
testing procedure for one
month. If there is no objection to the position being
applied, AEP application is
If it is inevitable that
there would be new Chinese
investors who would be
bringing in Chinese workers to build infrastructure
projects, they must apply
for an Alien Employment
Permit issued by the Labor
department (Department of
Labor and Employment
(DOLE)). We urged Chinese
workers to comply with the
law and legalize their stay
so that they can be protected from various labor
abuses and exploitation.
They can also form unions
or associations among
themselves to be able to
collectively bargain for better wages and benefits for
themselves, Seno added.
In the last quarter of
2013, scores of Chinese
workers found to have without AEPs were appre-

hended and deported after

a series of raids conducted
by National Bureau of In-

vestigation (NBI), Bureau

of Immigration (BI) agents
and DOLE representatives

in their work place in

Bataan, Batangas and
Cagayan de Oro

Pilit itinawid ng bus na ito ang kanyang mga pasahero sa ilog sa Jones, Isabela kahit
nakalubog na sa tubig ang kalahating katawan ng bus. Tumaas ang tubig sa ilog kung
saan lubog ang temporary bridge na ginagawa doon dahil sa patuloy na pag-ulan ng
bagyong Karen. The Patriot lensman, jgd

Sometimes God Changes

Our Plans
Ministry involves trusting Gods timing when it
doesnt fit ours.
so no one can say that you were baptized in my
name. (Yes, I also baptized the household of
Stephanas; beyond that, I dont remember if I
baptized anyone else.) For Christ did not send me to
baptize, but to preach the gospelnot with wisdom
and eloquence, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of
its power. Christ Crucified Is Gods Power and
Wisdom For the message of the cross is foolishness
to those who are perishing, but to us who are being
saved it is the power of God. For it is written: I
will destroy the wisdom of the wise;
the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate.
Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of
the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has
not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 2
Corinthians 1:15-20
This is a really tough section of scripture to understand if we dont have some background. The
Apostle Paul had made a commitment to come visit
the Corinthians, but then he changes his plans and
doesnt His detractors accuse him of being
untrustworthyfickleIf we cant trust him with
something like this how can we trust his message
about God?!!!

But heres the backgroundHeres the situation

that changed his plansor at least the timing of his
plans to visit.
There is an individual who is part of the Church
that has chosen to have an adulterous relationship
with his fathers wife. Theyve become a couple
and it seems that they still associate with all their
Corinth Christian friendsThey continue to share
life with the churchIm betting even meeting on
the first day of the week with them and taking the
emblems of the Lords supper.
And the Church and its leadership instead of
dealing with this sin and the division its causing
decides to ignore it in fact more than just ignore
it They begin to brag about how accepting they
are how super tolerant they are
Pauls goal isnt to just kick this guy out His
goal is repentance and hopefully restoration and forgiveness in the future.
Tolerantly watching someone standing on the
train tracks while the train bears down on them isnt
the most loving thing you can do And Paul paints
a very clear picture that there is a difference between
our old lives before Christ and our new lives in
One of the greatest lies of the evil one is you can
believe in Jesus and not be different from the world
and still go to heaven. That you can give Jesus your
life and keep it at the same time Its a leaven that
still affects the Church to this day.
And its in the midst of this situation that Paul
had planned to visit Corinth and Paul isnt afraid
to deal with this sin or this sinful situation but if
he comes to them now it will involve a season of
rebuke He would make their comfort zone really
uncomfortable His plans were to visit them on his
way to Macedonia and then also on his way back
but he didnt because: be continued

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October 17 - 23, 2016

Republic of the Philippines
Regional Trial Court
Second Judicial Region
Branch 20
Cauayan City, Isabela
Registry No. 2003-201 of LCR-CAUAYAN,ISABELA

SPL. PROC. No. 20-2361


x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x
In compliance with the order dated March
15, 2016, petitioner through counsel, Atty.
Leogina S. Palanca, filed an Amended Petition
for Cancellation of the Certificate of Live Birth
of Chaudery Imteshal Muhammad Acua Nawab
Din under LCR No. 2002-1345 of LCR-Alicia and
Correction of Entries in the Certificate of Live
Birth of Imrhan Acua under Registry No. 2003201 of LCR-Cauayan, Isabela and Use of the
Name Chaudery Acua.
A reading of Sections 4 and 5, Rule 108 of
the Rules of Court shows that the Rules mandates two sets of notices to different potential
oppositors, one given to the persons named in
the petition and another given to the other persons who are not named in the petitions but
nonetheless may be considered interested or
affected parties. Summons must, therefore, be
served not for the purpose of vesting the courts
with jurisdiction but to comply to the requirements of fair play and due process to afford the
person concerned the opportunity to protect his
interest if he so chooses.
It is clear from the records that the petition
for cancellation or correction of an entry in the
Birth Certificates of Chaudery Imteshal
Muhammad Acua Nawab Din in the civil register involves substantial and controversial alterations, particularly that the legitimacy of paternity or filiation, or legitimacy of marriage. Thus
a strict compliance with the requirements of
Rules 108 of the Rules of Court is mandated and
his parents as indicated in the Birth Certificate
under LCR No. 2002-1345 name Olivia Torres
Acua and Abdol Razak Bin Nawab Din and
under Registry No. 2003-201 namely Teresa T.
Acua and no fathers name was indicated, must
be impleaded and notified. If the entries in the
civil register could be corrected or changed
through mere summary proceedings and not
through appropriate action wherein all parties
who may be affected by the entries are notified
or represented, the door to fraud or other
_______ would be set open, the consequence
of which might be detrimental and far reaching.
Accordingly, this Order is hereby issued setting the case for initial hearing, to with:
This I verifies petition filed by the petitioner
through counsel fot Cancellation of the Certificate of Live Birth of Chaudery Imteshal
Muhammad Acua Nawab Din under LCR No.
2002-1345 of LCR-Alicia and Correction of Entries in the Certificate of Live Birth of Imrhan
Acua under Registry No. 2003-201 of LCRCauayan, Isabela and Use of the Name
Chaudery Acua. The erroneous certificates of
birth will cause confusion if not rectified, hence,
this petition.
Finding the same to be sufficient in form and
substance, let this case be set for hearing on
NOVEMBER 8, 2016 at 8:30 oclock in the morning. Let this Order be published once a week
for three (3) consecutive weeks in a newspaper
of general circulation in the province of Isabela
as required by Law. Let copy of this Order be
furnished the (1) Office of the Solicitor General,
(2) Provincial Prosecutor, (3) LCR-Alicia, Isabela,
(4) Civil Registrar-General, NSO, Manila, (5)
Olivia Torres Acua, (6) Abdol Razak bin Nawab
Din and (7) petitioner through counsel.
Cauayan City, sabela, August 16, 2016.
Presiding Judge
Oct. 10,17 & 24

Pinagmamasdan ng PNP San Agustin Valley cops at BFP personnel sa pamumuno ni PSI Rolando Gatan ang malalim
at rumaragasang Cagayan River sa naturang bayan kung saan hindi na muna pinapayagang makatawid ang anumang
uri ng sasakyan sa overflow bridge sa Brgy. Masaya Sur, San Agustin, Isabela noong kasagsagan ng bagyong si
Kare. The Patriot lensman,jgd
Republic of the Philippines
Second Judicial Region
Branch 21
Santiago City



x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - x
A petition for the cancellation of Certificate
of Live Birth of Analyn Jacob was filed by petitioner Evelyn Jacob, thru counsel on August
16, 2016, petitioner alleged that she and
Alejandro Jacob were married on February 14,
2008 in Solana, Cagayan; that prior to their
marriage, petitioner and her husband had lived
as common law husband and wife and out of
their union a child was born named Analyn
Jacob on December 29, 1979 in Tuguegarao
City; that fact of birth of Analyn Jacob was registered twice, one with the Office of the City
Civil Registrar of Tuguegarao City and the other
with the Office of the City Civil Registrar of
Santiago City, Isabela; that petitioner discovered the record of birth of her daughter Analyn
the Office of the City Civil Registrar of Santiago
City, Isabela only this year when she secured a
copy of her birth certificate from the Philippine
Statistics Office Authority; that the registration
of the fact of birth of Analyn with the office of
the respondent was a mistake or not proper as
she was not born in Santiago City; that the mistake was due to the oversight of Analyns grandfather Segundo Jacob who however did not
have personal knowledge of he fact of her birth;
and, that the registration of the birth of Analyn
with the Office of the Civil Registrar of Santiago
City was improper, irregular and erroneous,
hence petitioner prays that the record of birth
of Analyn Jacob under Entry No. 2-1 in the office of the respondent be cancelled.
WHEREFORE, hearing of the petition is set
on December 6, 2016 at 8:30 oclock in the
morning. Let a copy of this order be published
at the expense of the petitioner, once a week
for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper of
general circulation in the province of Isabela.
Furnish copies of this Order to the Office of the
Solicitor General, the Local Civil Registrar of
Santiago City, and all other persons who may
have interest in the petition.
August 25, 2016, Santiago City.
Presiding Judge
Oct. 3, 10 & 17 2016

LBP, DENR, PO ink pact

for greening program
CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela The Land Bank of the
Philippines (LBP), Department of Environment and
Natural Resources and the Rang-Ayan Nature Spring
Credit Cooperative here recently signed a memorandum of agreement for massive greening program in the
William Savella, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer-Isabela, said the tripartite agreement aims to bring back the provinces forest cover
and to mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change
in the countryside.
He said the agreement also aims to create healthier
and cleaner surroundings and help provide sustainable livelihood opportunities to the people in the province.
Under the agreement, the DENR will identify the
area for plantation and provide technical assistance
through its Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (CENROs) while the LBP will provide
funds for the procurement of forest and fruit bearing
trees for the reforestation program
The Rang-Ayan Nature Spring Credit Cooperative,
a peoples organization in the province, will be mobilized for site development and maintenance of the
planted seedlings to ensure its survival.
On October 8, 2016, at least 2,300 forest and fruit
bearing tree seedlings, provided by LBP, were already
planted at Sitio Coop Barangay Villa Imelda in this city
led by some LBP officials and employees, PENRO
Isabela employees, CENRO Ilagan City and other sectors here.
Savella urged other civil society organizations and
stakeholders to partner with them in an effort to help
reforest the denuded forest area in the province.
Merlito G. Edale Jr.

Rescuers train on crime

scene operations
Members of Rescue 922
and City Disaster Risk
Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO)
here recently trained on
basic techniques and
procedures when responding to crime incidents.
The training, led by
P/CI Lovelyn Ganiron of
the citys Scene of the
(SOCO), aimed to equip
responders with the right
procedures and safety
actions when arriving at
the crime scene.
Ganiron said the initial responding officers or
rescue team must preserve the scene with minimal contamination and
should not disturb physical evidences.
It is important to al-

ways follow safety procedures and must respond with caution, she
said, adding that the responders must also know
how to secure and control the people at the
crime scene.
She said responders
must prevent individuals
from altering or destroying physical evidence by
restricting movement, location, and activity while
ensuring and maintaining
safety at the crime scene.
We really need the
support of rescuers especially in providing immediate medical attention
for injured people, however, they must know
their limitations and the
proper procedures to be
observed at the crime
scenes, Ganiron said.
Merlito G. Edale Jr.

October 17 - 23, 2016

file formal charges against the lady senator.

Fourth, after taking a sidetrip to probe
alleged summary killings perpetrated by an
alleged Davao Death Squad (DDS) during
president Dutertes stint as Davao city mayor,
the Senate justice committee declared that it
found no evidence of the existence of a death
After hearing and cross- examining Edgar
Matobatos testimony that he was a member
of the DDS, the Senate committee is
recommending the filing of perjury and
murder charges against Matobato.
Some opposition figures and citizens have
charged a whitwash and a cover-up, because
of the sweeping verdict that there are no EJKs
and the clean bill of health handed to the
president. Social media has been especially
rife with criticisms of the work of Senator
Gordon as Senate chief prober.
Unanswered questions
While I am still awaiting the committee
reports, and relying solely on the announced
committee decisions, my chief complaint and
criticism at this point is that the two inquiries
did not resolutely probe to establish facts
about the drug war. It has left many questions
unasked and hanging. It was in too much of
a hurry to please the President.
1. When Mr. Duterte says over and over
that there are 3.7 to 4 million drug addicts in
the country, who should even be killed, where
is his corroborating statistical proof for this?
The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) and the
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
(PDEA), as well as UN monitoring of our drug
situation, maintain that there were at most
1.7 to 1.8 million drug users in the country as
of last year.
2. When the president says that the drug
war will only be finished when the last drug
dealer or pusher is eliminated, who is he
banking on to do the killing? The police and
military? The vigilantes?
3. If an order to kill is issued by the
President, will the PNP or AFP obey the chief
executive and commander-in-chief ? Does the

President have the authority to issue such an

These questions, in addition to the oftasked question about summary killings,
clamor for answers.
They need a serious and urgent answer
within the context of a formal inquiry,
because unless plans miscarry, the UN
probers will be in Manila soon to conduct
their formal investigation. The country and
the government will be able to avoid the
odium of being a human rights abuser, if
government moves expeditiously to answer
these questions.
Reopen probe of summary killings
Some senators, notably Sen. Panfilo
Lacson, has expressed keen interest in the
reopening of the Senate inquiry in order to
put to rest questions that many citizens are
Says Lacson: I need somebody or
something that will corroborate or buttress
what [Edgar] Matobato has testified to. The
witnesses of the CHR [Commission on
Human Rights], I still want to hear them
out. Lacson is the chairman of the Senate
committee on public order and illegal
Lacson holds out the possibility that
another witness and physical evidence could
support the allegations of Matobato.
Lacson said he did not see any proof
during the recent hearings that would link
the President to EJKs.
Lacson also believes that the investigation
of summary killings was incomplete without
the testimonies of the witnesses of the human
rights commission.
In objecting to the termination of the
hearing, Senator De Lima also averred that
there had been no thorough evaluation of the
written submissions and documents by the
committee, especially those from the PNP,
including the official policy papers on
Operation Tokhang, spot reports of the socalled firefights between the police and the
suspects that ended up in the death of the
suspects, and the SOCO reports.
Moreover, she said, the President and PNP
Chief Director General Ronald del Rosa had
not been made to account for their
pronouncements on the violence of the
campaign against drugs.

the Philippines. But despite honoring the

existing treaties and agreements, he also
makes clear that he will not be dictated upon
by any country on military moves from
another country with trade and economic ties
to the country.
A former Reagan aide, as quoted in the
New York Times, said that due to President
Dutertes continuous tirades against the
United States, it would be better for
Washington to let go of the Philippines as an
Former White House adviser to the late
US President Ronald Reagan, Douglas
Bandow said the Philippines does not
deserve US assistance anymore due to the
Philippine Presidents unpredictable foreign
President Duterte is not a reliable ally.
The United States should not allow such an
unpredictable regime to be a trigger for war,
Bandow said.
Washington should drop the mutual
defense treaty and joint patrols, he stressed.
Bandow added that the Philippine
President has the tendency to pull
Washington into a possible confrontation
with China amid the sea feud between
Beijing and Manila.
Insisting on defending the Philippines
irrespective of its actions is particularly
dangerous. Manila relies on American
support rather than its own military in
confronting China and could drag the United
States into a conflict easily, Bandow said,
adding that the Philippines needs America
far more than America needs the Philippines.
Manila spends less than one percent of its
gross domestic product on its military and its
best ships are US cast-offs. It doesnt help
defend the United States from anyone, he

Bandow is way off in his analysis. Its not

the Philippines that the US is ready to defend.
The US wants the Philippines as its ally
because this serves the US interests, not the
Philippine interest. Thats why the US wants
at least five bases for use of American troops
so that if war beaks out with China, the US
will have the advantage of a shorter distance
to hit China. Besides, for the elucidation of
Bandow, it isnt the Philippines that wants
to wage war against China, but the US that
Bandow is also dead wrong when he
states that the Philippines, long subsidized
and defended by America shows such
ostentatious disrespect and that Rody
should not be treated like a co-equal and ally
if he doesnt behave like one.
America has long defended the
Philippines and worse, has long been
subsidized by the US? Thats crap. US was
the colonizer.US governed the Philippines.
Filipinos were treated as inferiors despite the
fact that they fought with the US during the
Manila was the second worst city
destroyed during WW II but US money was
never poured for its reconstruction. Instead,
money was poured into Japan, that was the
enemy of the US during the world war.
Hell, even the US bases in the country
were rent free for the Americans and for a
100 years. Subsidized by the US? Thats BS.
Bandow himself said the Philippines best
ships are US cast-offs. Big White brother
selling military cast- offs to an ally while
it gives other allies missiles?
He also advises the US government to
junk the Mutual Defense Treaty and the joint
Have I got news for Banslow. Duterte
would be so happy if the US abrogates the
treaties and agreements with the Philippines.
But what appears is that which Rody is
really angling for is to expand the Philippine
horizons trade and economic ties with other

ni Juan Dela Cruz

SCORPIO (October 24-November 22) Malaki

ang pangambang magkasakit ngayong taglamig panahon ng Pasko. Maging mapagmasid
alagaan ang inyong kalusugan lalo na sa mga
pagkaing pumapasok sa inyong tiyan. Buwenas
na numero 5,2, 30 at 14 buwenas na mga araw
Martes at Lunes hanggang sa araw ng Linggo.
SAGITARIUS (November 23-December 21)
Huwag mong damdamin ang pighati ng inyong
pamilya. Makakalimutan mo rin ito sa tagal ng
panahon, babangon kang muli. Buwenas na
numero 7, 3, 19 at 6 buwenas na mga araw
Miyerkoles at Lunes.
CAPRICORN (December 22-January 19)
Kumalas ka na hanggang maaga sa ilang
masamang bisyong barkada. Wala kang
mapapala sa kanila. Buwenas na numero 8, 2,
21, 4, 36 at 14 buwenas na mga araw Miyerkoles
at Huwebes.
AQUARIUS (January 20-February 18)
Kalusugan mo ang pangunahing alagaan.
Maging maingat din sa pagkain sa buhay.
Laging mapagmasid sa mamantikang pagkain.
Buwenas na numero 4, 31, 3,20 at 23 buwenas
na mga araw Sabado at Biyernes.
PISCES (February 19-March 20) May peligrong
dadaan sa buhay nyo, kailangan mo lang na
maging maingat lalo na sa mga kasama mo sa
trabaho.Buwenas na numero 5, 31, 22, 10, at 57,
buwenas na mga araw Miyerkoles at Sabado
hanggang Lunes.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) May ginhawa sa dulo
ng liwanag, sa kabila ng hirap nyong
pinagdaanan lalo na sa pananalapi. Babangon
din kayo, mabubura ang inyong financial burden. Buwenas na numero 31, 14, 27, 19, 9,
buwenas na mga araw Martes at Lunes.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Kung magulo ang
kasama, iwanan mo na sila.Hindi kayo bagay
na magtagpo sa lahat ng lakad. Ilulubog ka nila
sa kumunoy. Buwenas na numero 8, 17, 43, 11,
29 at 6 buwenas na mga araw Lunes, Sabado at
GEMINI (May 21-June 22). May kaunteng
suliranin ang inyong pamilya maging kabahagi
ka para malusutan ang nakaambang sigalot lalo
na sa inyong matandang kapatid. Buwenas na
numero 9, 5, 27, at 10 buwenas na mga araw
Huwebes at Linggo.
CANCER (June 23-July 22) Iwas muna sa mga
paglalakbay lalo na sa mas malayong lugar.
Gastos na delikado pa ang guhit ng palad mo.
Buwenas na numero 11, 22, 10, 8, at 17 buwenas
na mga araw Miyerkoles at Huwebes.
LEO (July 23-August 22) Huwag maging
kampante sa pagkilos ng iba dapat na
magmasid sa maaring kamalasan para
maiwasan ng mas maaga. Buwenas na numero
3, 21, 20, 9, 13, Buwenas na mga araw Martes at
VIRGO (August 23-September 23) Sentro ng
inyong pagtitipun ang isang masayang Xmas
Party kaya marapat lang iwaksi ang mga
nakaraang away ng pamilya. Ito na ang
pagkakataong magbati ang lahat. Buwenas na
numero 8, 2, 10, 3 at 17 buwenas na mga araw
Miyerkoles at Biyernes.
LIBRA (September 24-October 23) Huwag
magmatigas kung haharap sa isang pag-uusap.
Ito na ang tagpong dapat nyong isabuhay kung
nais mong maayos ang lahat. Buwenas na mga
numero 19, 17, 5, 11 at 18 buwenas na mga araw
Miyerkoles at Linggo.

countries the US sees as foes. Duterte has

already made it too clear that he doesnt want
war since everybody loses in a war.
He has already made major inroads in
better trade and economic relations with
China, which is said to be interested in
building speed trains and trains, of which are
the very things the country is in dire need,
considering the countrys horrendous traffic
situation, which will worsen in the coming
years, should there be no move to improve
the current traffic situation.
The President seems to be on the right
trade and economic path. And if he has
learned to be diplomatic and drops the cuss
words and insults, one can really say that
indeed, change has come to the President. But
for how long?

October 17 - 23, 2016

Cagayan PD nangako kay Mamba kontra-droga at kriminalidad na papaigtingin

Cagayan - Nagkakaisa
ngayon si Governor
Manuel Mamba at ang
bagong talagang Provincial Director ng PNP sa
Cagayan na si Police Senior
Amorsolo Dela Cruz na
pag-ibayuhin pa ang
pakikibaka laban sa ilegal
na droga at kriminalidad.
Ito ang pangunahing
pinag-usapan sa pagharap
kamakailan ni PD Dela Cruz
Gobernador matapos ang
kanyang kortisiya.
Agaran ding inatasan
ng Gov. Mamba si Provincial Administrator Joseph
Llopis na ihanda na ang
ayuda ng kapitolyo sa PNP
Cagayan mula sa intelligence fund ng gobernador.
N a n g a k o n g
maglalaan ng dagdag na
Ph 500.00 cash si Gov.
miyembro ng pulisya sa
bawat himpilan bilang
karagdagang ayuda sa Ph
1,000 inilaan ng PNP National Headquarters sa
bawat pulis para sa
kanilang Maintenance and

Operating Expenses kada

Bukod pa sa mga
kagamitang ipagkakaloob
sa mga PNP Cagayan para
sa pagpapa-igting ng
kampanya kontra krimen
lalo na ang paglaban sa illegal drugs.
Nangako pa ang
gobernador na hanggat
kaya ng kaniyang intel
fund ay pauunlakan nito
ang kahilingan ni PD Dela
Cruz para sa pondo ng rewards system.
Tiniyak pa ng ama ng
makakatulong sa Provincial Mobile Group ng PNP
itinayong Quick Response
Kapitolyo sa Tuguegarao,
Lal-lo, Buguey at Sanchez
Ikinagalak ng bagong
direktor ng pulisya sa
lalawigan ang suportang
ibinibigay ngayon pa lang
mula sa tanggapan ng
Malaking tulong ito
ayon kay Dela Cruz para
maisakatuparan nito ang
mahigpit na kautusan ng

Nagbigay pugay si PD Sr. Supt Amorsolo dela Cruz bilang bagong talagang hepe ng Cagayan Province kay Gov. Manuel
N. Mamba. Kasamang humarap si PD dela Cruz si retired Major General Rodolfo Alvarado ng 5th Infantry Division, isa
sa consultant ni Mamba ngayon.
Kampo Crame na tutukan
ang problema ng droga
lalo na sa 2nd District ng
Sinabihan na aniya ni
Dela Cruz ang lahat ng
hepe ng pulisya sa

Cagayan lalo na ang

mahina ang performance
kontra droga at krimen na
umayos kundi ay agarang
masisibak ang mga ito.
Si PD Dela Cruz ay
minsan ng nagsilbi sa

5ID Candidate soldiers take a break

Candidate Soldiers of the 5th Infantry (Star) Division,
Philippine Army take a break from their rigorous training
on October 9, 2016, and spent quality time with their
respective families and friends that visited them at 5th
Division Training School, Camp Melchor F Dela Cruz, Upi,
Gamu, Isabela.
Early morning, the Main Gate of the Star Division
becomes very busy as the families and friends of the
candidate soldiers undergoing training at 5DTS arrived to
visit them.
Each family brought food and non-alcoholic drinks
for them to partake together with their candidate soldiers
at the picnic area of the school. Moreover, the happy faces
of their visitors brought endless joy to the students making
them stronger and eager to finish the rigorous training to

become a well - rounded soldiers of the Philippine Army

for their family and the country.
Family Visit is a cherished tradition of the 5DTS and
one of the most looked forward to activity by the Candidate
Soldiers since the students are not allowed to go out of the
5DTS premises or be visited by anyone for a period of six
(6) months.
Commandant of 5DTS ensures that morale and well-being
of every students are also taken into consideration as they
faces tough exercises in the whole duration of the training.
This activity is one of the most morale lifting event of the
The training of Candidate Soldier Class 414-2016 and
415-2016 commenced last July 22, 2016 and expected to
culminate by December 2016 .

Cagayan noong tinyente

pa lamang ang kanyang
ranggo nang maitalaga sa
bayan ng Allacapan.
Nagsilbi ding PD ng
PNP Isabela bago ito
naitalaga sa Camp Crame

ng maigsing panahon.
Isang Ilocano ang
bagong hepe ng pulisya
sa Cagayan at tubong
lalawigan ng Isabela.
Cagayan PIO, Spokesman, Rogie

Irrigation fee not yet

free NIA
Cagayan - Without any
repeal of the provisions
of Republic Act 3601, the
mandatory collection of
irrigation service fees
(ISF) by the National Irrigation Administration
(NIA) would still in effect.
Mac Toribio, NIA information officer, said at
present, neither the senate nor the congress has
amended the said law
which allows NIA to collect ISF from the users of
the irrigation systems to
sustain its operations.
Despite the absence of legal authority
to scarp the irrigation
fees, a number of farmers
in the region are not paying already their obligations to NIA, he said after President Duterte,
during his campaign rallies in May 9 elections,
promised to abolish the
Toribio said without
the amendments, farmers
are still obliged to pay
the ISF this year to ensure the continuous operation of the irrigation

He said NIA collects
the ISF based on the
farmers harvest during
the wet and dry season.
For instance, farmers served by the
agencys diversion water
system are required to
pay the peso equivalent
of two cavans per hectare of harvest during the
wet season, and three
cavans in the dry season, he said.
He said the collected
ISF subsidized the operation costs of the irrigation
systems in the region particularly the PAYMENT of
the pumping stations
electric consumption.
We have major
pumping stations in
Cagayan which generate
an average of P76 million
electric bill alone aside
from other operating costs
and maintenance expenses, Toribio added.
Meanwhile, Toribio is
asking for the full cooperation of the farmers associations in the region in
helping NIA for the responsible payment of
ISFs. Oliver T. Baccay

DSWD leads Family

Day celebration
Members of the Candidate Soldier Class 414-2016 and 415-2016 spent quality time with their respective families
during the Family Day at 5DTS Picnic Area, Camp Melchor F Dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela, October 9, 2016.


Contact Nos.:
0917-574-1404 / 078 (305) - 0894


The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office has lined up various
activities to highlight this
years Regional Family
Day of the Pantawid
Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in
the Cagayan Valley Region.
Ponciana P. Condoy,
DSWD regional director,
said the family day celebration is observed each
year which coincides with
the celebration of the Na-

tional Family Week.

The celebration, she
said aims to bring together
the families of the 4Ps
beneficiaries in one event
and share the positive
changes brought by the
program to their lives.
The activities, which
will be conducted on October 18, 2016 in Cauayan
City, include family games,
product demonstration,
zumba dance, and promotion of other government
agencies programs and
services. Merlito G. Edale


October 17 - 23, 2016

From the lips of a dying President FERDINAND MARCOS

-Salvador H. Laurel Vice President of the Philippines 1992
I can attest to that. Weak
and already on his
deathbed when I visited
him in Hawaii on February
3, 1989, Marcos personally
asked me to convey to Cory
Aquino his offer to give up
90% of his earthly
possessions to the Filipino
Foundation which he had
set up, but Cory only would
allow him to die in his own
country and be buried
beside his mother.
I related this incident
in a book Neither
Trumpets Nor Drums,
published in 1992 right after
I ended my term as Vice
Pertinent portions that
book I now quote for the
benefit of those who have
not read it.
One of the most
unforgettable trips I took as
Vice President was my visit
to Honolulu on February 3
and 4 1989.
On February 2nd, at
about 5 p.m., I received an
urgent call from Mrs. Imelda
Romualdez Marcos in
Honolulu. She was sobbing
on the phone. Doy, pwede
ka bang maka-punta rito?
Masama na ang tayo ni
Ferdinand. Gusto kang
kausapin. Baka hindi na
siya magtagal Please, please
come, she pleaded.
Ill have to cancel my
appointments. Maybe I can
go in few days? I asked.
She interrupted me,
Baka hindi mo na siya
abutin. Please come as soon
as possible!
I thought about it. The
cases filed against the
Marcoses had been
pending for three years, yet
nothing had happened.
And the nation remained
fragmented. Perhaps, if I
tried the Lincolnian
approach With malice
toward none, with charity
for all we might be able to
settle the issue and unite

the nation.
Then I remembered
Imeldas plea: Gusto kang
kausapin. Maybe there is a
chance maybe he is ready
to settle?
She first briefed me
about President Marcos
condition that he was
very weak. The doctors who
were attending to him told
me he had a less than 50
surviving, that he might not
even last three months.
Then they took me to
the Intensive Care Unit.
I could not recognize
Ferdinand Marcos when I
saw him. The Marcos I
knew was athletic, active,
and articulate. The man I
saw was skin and bones.
About eighty-five pounds.
cheerfully: Andy, Andy,
narito na ang Batangueo,
narito na si Doy.
His eyes opened. He
recognized me. He tried to
talk. But only his lips
moved. There was no
He signaled the nurse
to remove the tube
imbedded in his throat.
The Nurse pulled out
the long tube and asked me
to bend closer so I could
hear. Finally I heard his
voice, very faint, almost a
whisper. Salamat, brod,
nakarating ka. I have
something to tell you.
I interrupted him:
Before you start, Mr.
President, may I ask just
one question?
He nodded.
Why did you call me,
Mr. President? Why me of
all people? I vehemently
oppose you. I was probably
one of those responsible for
your ouster Why Me?
He signaled me to
Say no more, brod, he
said. I never held that
against you. You did what
you had to do as leader of
the opposition for many

years. You opposed me on

principle, never on
personality. You were
against martial law but you
were noble about it, unlike
some people. Besides, I
cannot forget your father. I
owe him my life, not once
but thrice. Let me talk now.
I have very little time.
Please tell Mrs.
Aquino to stop sending me
her relatives. They are
proposing and asking so
many things. All I want is
to die in my country I will
run over 90 percent of all
my worldly possessions to
our conversation to our
people. I ask only 10
percent for my family.
Just let me die in my
own country. I want to be
buried beside my mother.
His breathing had
become more labored. The
conversation. He has to
rest not, she said.
Before leaving I told
him: Mr. President, I do
now know if Mrs. Aquino
will listen to me, but I will


I hurried back to
Manila to transmit Marcos
message to President
Aquino. I asked for
anappointment but Cory
would not see me. Here I
was, her own VicePresident, asking only for
three minutes of her time to
convey an important
predecessor, and she would
not see me. I was told by
her Executive Secretary
(Catalino Macaraig) she
was busy. I learned later
that she had allocated an
hour to Tom Cruise, an
American movie star.
In view of her
repeated refusal to see me
and hear what I had to say,
I wrote her a letter dated
February 5, 1989: Since my
arrival yesterday, I have
been trying to get an
appointment with you
*** I hope you will
find time to listen to the
message of Mr. Marcos
considering its serious

import and far- reaching

consequences upon your
administration and the
nation as a whole.
The next day, Cory
As to the highly
confidential message from
former President Ferdinand
E. Marcos, I feel that in the
light of your representation
of its serious import and
far-reaching consequences
administration and the
nation as a whole, such
disclosed to the public
confidential. This is in
accordance with my
announced policy of
utmost transparency in the
management of the affairs
of the country.
On the same day I
wrote back: I am still
hoping that you will change
your mind and receive
themessage in a private,
non-political, direct, and
unfiltered manner, beyond
any personal and partisan

As to your published
suggestion that I share with
the public the highly
confidential information, I
am afraid I am not yet at
liberty to do so considering
that the message was
entrusted to me in
confidence to be delivered
to you personally. Only you
and former President
Marcos can declassify or
disclose this message.
Let us give national
reconciliation and national
stability every chance to
succeed for the sake of our
(Neither Trumpets Nor
Drums, at pp 104-111, 1986
ed, Second printing)
I never received any
further reply from Cory.
Corys refusal to receive Marcos message was
perhaps her biggest mistake. Had she studied it
carefully, she could have
settled the Marcos wealth
issue eight years ago. Perhaps we could have paid off
our foreign debt!


October 17 - 23, 2016

Isabela handa...
ni Dy na kanyang inatasan
na ang PSWD na
karagdagang food packs
lalo na sa mga evacuation
centers sa lahat ng bahagi
ng Isabela.
Namataan kasi ng
pinaka-bagong mata ng
bagyong Lawin na hindi
nagbabago ang kanyang
tinatahak na landas.
Pasado hapon ng
October 19, nakitang
tinatahak ni Lawin ang
landfall nito sa Palanan at
Divilacan at Maconacon
hanggang sa evacuation
center ng Dinapigue.
Maging ang mga gamit
na computer machines sa
loob ng capitol building ay
binalutan ng lahat ng
yellow plastic para hindi
mabasa ng tagas ng tubig
ulan na pumapasok sa
bubungan ng capitol
Nadala na kasi ang mga

mula sa p./ 12

taga ground floor sa hindi

inaasahang pagkasira ng
machines at mahahalagang
nangabasa dulot ng mga
nagdaang super typhoon.
maghapon na nakatutok
sina Governor Dy, PA Noel
Lopez, General Ramos, at
mga miyembro ng DRRMC
Isabela sa patuloy na
tracking ni Lawin.
Bago nagtapos ang
pulong sa mga media at
DRRMC, isang taimtim na
dasal ang pinangunahan ni
Jesse James Geronimo,
Provincial government na
humihingi na sanay
basbasan at dasal na
sanay patnubayan ng
Diyos ang lahat at sanay
humina ang puwersang
delubyo na dala ni lawin sa
Hilagang Luzon. The
Patriot/dzRH News, Joe

Joined the prayer as they vowed their heads after the called media briefing by no less than Governor Bojie Dy,
Chairman of PRDDMC.Atty. Watu Foronda, Provincial Public Safety Officer, Ret. Police Sr. Supt. Jimmy Rivera, asst.
Provincial Public Safety Office, Ms. Lucila Ambatali, PSWD chief; Edmond Guzman, PDRRMO; Troy Miano, PPDO;
Provincial Treasurer Tess Flores and Provincial Budget Officer Ms. Elsa Pastrana joining the press briefing conducted
by Isabela Governor Faustino Bojie G. Dy III in line with the coming of Super Typhoon Lawin. The Patriot lensman, jgd

Vizcaya mayors, sumuporta sa illegal NV eyes P67-M...

recruitment at human trafficking

from p./ 12

Vizcaya Nagbigay ng
suporta sa kampanya laban
sa Illegal Recruitment at
Anti-Human Trafficking
program ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) ang mga
municipal mayors sa
lalawigan kamakailan.
Ang suporta ay

pinangunahan ni Governor
Carlos Padilla, kasama ang
mga municipal mayors na
lumagda sa isang Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)
ng POEA na pinangunahan
din ni Director Atty. Robert
Layunin ng MOA na
taumbayan ang kampanya

laban sa illegal recruitment

at Anti-Human Trafficking
upang hindi maging biktima
ang mga mamamayan.
Suportahan natin ang
programang ito at maging
mapagmasid upang maiwasan ang pambibiktima ng
mga illegal reruiters sa ating
komunidad, pahayag ni
Padilla. Ben Moses Ebreo

Council against VAWC to help victims

Cagayan The Inter-agency
Council on Violence Against
Women and Children (IACVAWC) is set to develop
programs to ensure holistic
approach in handling cases
and standards for the delivery of services to victimsurvivors of violence.
Franco G. Lopez, chief
of Protective Services Unit

of the Department of Social

Welfare and Development
(DSWD) said there is a need
for an integrated referral
system among stakeholders
to ensure timely, systematic,
synchronized and effective
response to such cases.
The program also includes assistance in the filing of cases against individuals, groups, agencies,

institutions or establishments that violate the provisions of Republic Act 9262

or otherwise known as
He said the council will
work together to monitor the
implementation of the act
through the development
and institutionalization of a
monitoring and documentation system of VAWC cases.



Apply at: Spicy Bites Restaurant, Maramag St., San Fermin,
Cauayan City, Isabela
Text: 09052243547
Submit Resume and biodata
NOTE: Must be resident of Cauayan City.

after a recent conduct of

audit of all mining companies in the country.
Garcia also said the
mining firm might have been
informed of the plan of the
provincial government to
implement administrative
remedies due to its tax delinquencies that will lead to
the auction of their properties based on the provisions
of the Local Government
This move was also
supported by the provincial
board who will authorize
Provincial Treasurer Rhoda
Moreno for this purpose,
he said.

OGPI operates its gold

and copper mining project
in barangay Didipio in
Kasibu town while it is being opposed by villagers,
anti - mining advocates
and local officials.
Once paid, the RPT
payment will be divided
and classified into 50 percent basic tax and 50 percent Special Education
Fund (SEF).
The basic tax will be
shared as follows: 40 percent for the local government of Kasibu, 35 percent
for the provincial government and 25 percent for the

Satellite phone...

mula sa p./12

Dinapigue at sinasabing
nasa ligtas ng evacuation
center ang lahat ng dapat
ilikas na barangay na
kailangang magpadala ng
karagdagang food supplies
ang provincial capitol(truck
on standby photo) at iba
pang relief goods tulad ng
gamot at blanket sa mga
tatamaan ng super Typhoon

Nakamonitor na rin ang

dagdag puwersa ng Phil.
Army at PNP Provincial
HQs sa Ilagan City, Isabela
at naghihintay ng tamang
hudyat mula sa ibat ibang
evacuation centers sa
buong Isabela.
Ayaw nating malagay
sa peligro an gating mga
kababayan na katutubong
Agta sa mga coastal municipalities, kailangan nating
kumilos para maiwasan ang
nakaambang delubyo ni

The SEF likewise will

be divided into 50 percent
share for the provincial
government and 50 percent
for Kasibu town.
Earlier, the provincial
government, backed by the
villagers, anti-mining
adovcates and groups in
the province have asked
DENR secretary Gina
Lopez to stop the on-going operation of OGPI because of its alleged human
rights abuses and violations of environmental
laws, rules and regulations.
Lopez responded by
issuing the conduct of
mining audit among all
companies in the country
which included OGPI's operations in the province.
Ben Moses Ebreo
Lawin muling paalala ni
Gov.Dy sa lahat ng
kanyang mga tauhan.
We must duplicate
our full efforts in saving the
limbs ang lives of
Isabelinos during the coming of Lawin, remember we
are the defending champion
of being Best PDRRMC sa
buong Pilipinas, and again
we stand victorious as Regional Champ in the recent
awarding ceremonies in
Tuguegarao City dagdag
pa ni PDRRMC consultant
retired Major General
Benito Ramos na isang
tubong Tumauini, Isabela,

Pinag-iingat ang lahat na huwag

patulan ang mga
mamamahayag/ media na ginagamit
ang THE PATRIOT News sa kanilang
paghihingi ng CASH o PABOR kapalit
ang bitbit na
THE PATRIOT newspaper sapagkat sila ay
hindi konektado sa pahayagang ito.

Contact Nos.: 0917-574-1404
078 (305) - 0894

PANALANGIN#PHLawin: Taimtim na panalangin ang pinangunahan ni PIO-Spokesman Jesse James Geronimo ng Isabela na humihiling sa Panginoong Diyos na sanay walang
mapinsala sa mga buhay at ari-arian sa sandaling manalasa ang isang Super Typhoon Lawin sa Hilagang Luzon. Ginawa ang panalangin pagkatapos magpatawag ng Media Briefing
si Governor Faustino Bojie Dy lll pasado alas diyes ng umaga sa kanyang tanggapan. Limang national tv network at iba pang local media print and broadcast ang nakinig sa
kahandaan ng PDRRMC na halos hindi tinulugan ang pagtama sa kalupaan ni Lawin. The Patriot lensman,jgd.

Isabela handa na sa pagdagit ni Lawin

Pinaghahandaan na ng todo ng Isabela
PDRRMC ang isa sa pinakamabangis
na Super Typhoon- ang Lawin na may
lakas na 268 km/hour.
pinulong ni Isabela
Governor Bojie Dy ang
buong puwersa ng DRRMC
bilang paghahanda sa
pagpasok sa kalupaan ni
Batay sa pagtaya ni
retired General Benito
Ramos, hindi biro ang
puwersang dala ni Lawin
kung hindi magbabago ang
kanyang lakas bago
dumapo sa kalupaan at ang
bilis ng kanyang takbo na
pumalo sa 24km/hour.
Nakiisa ang lahat sa

mga inilatag na panuntunan

ng MDRRC hinggil sa total
puwersahang paglilikas sa
mga naninirahan malapit sa
ilog at matatarik at sa
paanan ng bundok na
posibleng gumuho.
Sa huling media
briefing, muling humarap si
Governor Dy sa PDRRMC
at sa mga kagawad ng tri
media kung ano ang
kanilang nakahandang plan
of actions. Sakaling
lumakas pa si Lawin, sinabi
sundan sa p./ 11

Siniguro ng mga empleyado ng provincial capitol na maging ang kanilang mga computer sets ay ligtas sa anumang
delubyong idudulot ni Super Typhoon Lawin pagbagsak nito sa kalupaan ng Isabela. The Patriot lensman, jgd

Satellite phone gagamitin sa NV eyes P67-M real property

tax from mining firm
coastal Isabela
ILAGAN CITY, Isabela - Apat na satellite phone at hindi ordinaryong cellular phones,
smart phone o handy phones ang gagamitin para sa apat na coastal municipalities ng
Ipinagamit ng PDRRMC ang mga nasabing satellite phone para may derektang
ugnayan sa mga lgus na siyang nakatutok sa kung ano ang sitwasyon sa Dinapigue,
Palanan, Divilacan at sa bayan ng Maconacon sa sandaling mag-land fall na ang
Super Typhoon Lawin(HAIMA) sa mga nabanggit na bayan ng Isabela.
Nais din ni Governor Bojie Dy na may first hand information silang masasagap
upang maaksyunan ang priority na kailangan doon.
Dalawa ding kahintulad na satellite phone ang nasa kamay ng PDRRMC na
siyang magbabato at tatanggap ng mahalagang impormasyon sa bawat sandali na
kailangan ng kaganapan sa napakalayong apat na coastal municipalities.
Naka-heightened red alert ang buong puwersa ng PDRRMC, PSWD, Red Cross,
BFP, PNP IPPO, Phil. Army at PSO sakaling mangailangan ng mabilisang pagkilos sa
tinatanggap na impormasyon.
Mahalaga ang satellite phones sa coastal at sa main station ng PDRRMO dito
sa Ilagan City sakaling bumigay ang mga linya ng TELCOS (Telephone CompanyGlobe, Smart, TM) na kung saan tanging ang Satellite Phone na lamang ang maasahan.
Una ng nakatanggap ng tawag si Governor Dy mula kay Mayor Derije ng

Vizcaya -The provincial
government here is expected
to receive more than P67
million from OceanaGold
Phlippines, Inc. (OGPI) as
payment for its Real Property Taxes (RPT).
Lawyer Voltaire Garcia,
provincial legal officer, said
the amount represents
OGPI's RPT payments for
the year 2015 and 2016.
The provincial government is also waiting for the
court's decision on the interpleader case filed by OGPI
regarding its payment of
more than PHP29 million
and more than P33 million
as RPT payments for the

years 2013 and 2014.

The sudden payment
of OGPI's RPT to the province excludes the RPT for
2013 and 2014 because it is
under protest. So with this
agreement, we are expecting
a continuous payment of
their RPT to the provincial
government, Garcia said.
He said that the RPT
payment of OGPI has been
realized after the company
agreed to a Memorandum of
Agreement (MOA) with the
provincial government.
Garcia said the MOA
requires OGPI to pay its RPT
for 2015 to 2016 and onwards while there is an interpleader case filed includ-

ing the mining firm's acceptance of sole responsibility

to deal with matters that may
arise should there be an opposition move from Quirino
According to Garcia,
OGPI's sudden move to
settle their RPT payments
might have been triggered
by the directive from the
Department of Environment
and Natural Resources
(DENR) why the mining
firm should not be suspended.
OGPI is one of the mining companies included in
the list of mining companies
of DENR to be suspended
turn to p./ 11