Marky Cielo Reporting from Ifugao

Here’s an interesting video of Marky Cielo doing a report on food security from Ifugao. I guess this is only a part time gig with Reporter’s Notebook, a GMA news and public affairs program, but let’s hope that the GMA management can give him more projects like this. He acquitted himself well, I must say. [Hallo Reporter’s Notebook, can you make Marky a regular reporter or something?]

About the video itself, I think it did a good job of reflecting the Cordillera food situation in general. What do you think?

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Going Up

Thanks to one of you who alerted us about the promotion of our kailiyans who are serving in the military:

Then Major General Nelson Allaga was promoted to Lieutenant General. According to the Inquirer, with this promotion Lt. Gen. Allaga now joins “other three-star generals as contenders to replace the Chief of Staff, General Hermogenes Esperon Jr.”

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Igorot Achiever: Nick Domalsin

Thanks to our tipster from Canada who wrote us about the achievements of Nick Domalsin. Here’s what he said:

I would like to contribute something to the article First Igorots to achieve…… in BodyBuilder category. The first Mr. Philippines is Nick Domalsin Sr. in 1962 and he is from Barlig Mt.Province. He founded the Baguio Health Club and the older Ayochok was his student & kabagian also from Barlig.

With that tip, we did some research on Nick Domalsin. Thankfully, we found photos and more information about him which you can see after the jump.

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SEA Games Medalists

How are our kailiyans faring in the ongoing Southeast Asian Games (SEA) in Thailand? So far so good. We have at least four medalists. At least? Well we don’t know all our kailiyans participating in the Games, so there could be more than four. Here are the Igorot/iCordillera medalists so far:

Mariane Mariano, muay thai
University of the Cordilleras

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