The director of the Department of Tourism of Region 10, Dorothy Jean Pabayo, sends a letter to Richard Gordon, secretary of the Department of Tourism. Excerpt: "The action needed is immediate; the response critical in saving the open site that has yielded so many pieces of potsherds."
[Editor: Some words in the letter became fuzzy during fax transmission and had to be corrected.]
2001, May 28
The director of the Regional Development Council, Dr. Raymundo Fonollera, writes to the regional executive director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-10, Fernando Quililan. Excerpt: "There is an on-going construction of a bridge even without the necessary Environmental Compliance Certificate ..."[300KB] [3MB]
2001, July 12
List of mainly government officials who met with anthropologist Dr. Erlinda Burton at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan to discuss the possible destruction of the Huluga archaeological site
Senator Loren Legarda files resolution 656 "seeking an immediate Senate investigation into the reported destruction of the prehistoric Huluga site in Barangay Indahag here due to the city government’s ongoing road and bridge construction project in the area."
[Editor: Inquiry did not happen.]
President Gloria Arroyo signs Republic Act 10066, "An act providing for the protection and conservation of the national cultural heritage, strengthening the national commission for culture and the arts (NCCA) and its affiliated cultural agencies, and for other purposes".
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