Igorotlandia, Meet Diamond Gut-oman Baier

I’m back from exile the second time. Hehe. Anyways, seems like Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming fight with David Diaz has a Cordillera angle to it. Here’s the story for those of you who haven’t read it yet?

Does anyone know this guy, Diamond Gut-oman Baier? Kuwento naman diyan.

Bontoc’s ‘diamond’ boxer trains Diaz vs Pacquiao
Pasckie Pascua/Ted Regencia
Philippine News via GMA

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Kalinga Woman Tops New York University Class

Some of you may have read this already while others may not have seen it so let’s upload it here. Congratulations to our kailiyan from Kalinga.

GMA: A woman from Kalinga province graduated at the top of her class at the State University of New York Plattsburg Campus last week.

Phillyne Rhaiza Sugguiyao Shiu topped her hotel, restaurant and tourism management class, graduating magna cum laude with the highest general percentile average (GPA) of 3.7-3.89 during the College Spring Commencement Exercises.

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Swiss Mountains Are Very High


Here’s something you can add to your “must-listens”. It is a song, with a very Cordillera melody, about them high Swiss mountains. The singer is pretty good as he does a heartfelt rendition of the song (lyrics and melody by H. Foken).

By the way, you can watch a BIBAK-Switzerland dance performance here.

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