Baac orders crackdown on illegal quarrying

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – Following reports of illegal quarry sites, quarry extractors operating without permits, and contractors not paying their quarry taxes and fees, Governor Jocel Baac signed Executive Order No. 15 creating a task force to monitor, inspect, and investigate all quarry activities in the province.

 

Convergence project to benefit 8 MP town

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Eight municipalities of Mountain Province will benefit from the government’s convergence initiative program that focuses on the conservation and rehabilitation of rice terraces for food security in Mountain Province.

 

Kalinga among top rice producers in country

The province of Kalinga, dubbed as the rice granary of the North, is hailed as one of the top seven rice producers in the country by the Rice Achiever’s Awards (RAA) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

 

Lack of discipline among city motorists slammed

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the lack of discipline among motorists which contributes to the continuous increase in the number of vehicular traffic accidents along different roads around the city.

 

Illegal recruitment slammed by CPLA Kabugao command

KABUGAO, Apayao  – Officers and members of the unified Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA) Kabugao command strongly condemned the alleged criminal acts committed by disgruntled members of the group in illegally recruiting civilians in their place and reportedly collecting money from them with the promise that they will be integrated into the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

 

Public urged to respect SC ruling on Cereno ouster

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in ousting former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Cereno after majority of the Justices voted in favour of the quo warranto petition that was filed against her.

 

Philippine Red Cross project piloted in Ifugao schools

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, May 21 (PIA) -- Four elementary schools in the province are beneficiaries of a Philippine Red Cross (PRC) project dubbed as “Building a Healthy and Resilient Schools Project.”

 

Impact of air pollution in human health, environment

Air pollution is a concern which poses threat to human health and likewise greatly impacts the ecosystem and the environment.

 

OTC seeks support for transport modernization program

BAGUIO CITY, May 16 (PIA) -- The Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) seeks the support of the transport sector in the Cordillera region to the transport modernization program of the government.

 

Abra Fishery Office inaugurated

BANGUED, Abra, May 21 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – Cordillera Administrative Region (BFAR-CAR) inaugurated on Thursday the new Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) located at Brgy. Calaba here.

 

Baguio student to led PH team to ASEAN Int’l. Quiz Bee

BAGUIO CITY, May 21 (PIA) -- A Cordilleran will lead the Philippine delegates to the 8th ASEAN International Quiz Bee competition in Bali, Indonesia in November this year.

 

Elections in Cordillera generally peaceful - PRO CAR

BAGUIO CITY, May 16 (PIA) -- Police Regional Office – Cordillera Police Chief Superintendent Edward Carranza reported that the May 14, 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) was generally peaceful in the Cordillera region.

 

P30 million Tuba waterworks project up for implementation

TUBA, Benguet  – The municipal government is embarking on a multi-million peso waterworks project that will guarantee sustainable water supply for the growing population in the town.

 

Fun ride, bike clinic to highlight Bicycle Day

BAGUIO CITY – A fun ride along the major thoroughfares and a bicycle clinic will highlight the first ever celebration of Bicycle Day in the City on June 3.

 

DENR confiscates hot lumbers in Ifugao town

KIANGAN, Ifugao, May 16 (PIA) -- A team from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Lamut, escorted by some military and personnel from the Kiangan Municipal Police Station, raided and confiscated various sizes of illegally cut lumber at the forest area of Sitio Indalmogan, Julongan here last April 24 and May 4.

 

Pesticide companies to be barred in Bauko

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – Pesticide companies who refuse to get back the containers of their products and properly dispose the same through environmentally-friendly means will be barred from doing business in the municipality by the end of this month.

 

Baguio Latest News

Lack of discipline among city motorists slammed

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the lack of discipline among motorists which contributes to the continuous increase in the number of vehicular traffic accidents along different roads around the city.

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Public urged to respect SC ruling on Cereno ouster

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in ousting former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Cereno after majority of the Justices voted in favour of the quo warranto petition that was filed against her.

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700 percent hike in HIV cases reported in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Human immune virus (HIV) cases in the city drastically increased by seven hundred percent last year which caused health authorities to press the alarm button to alert people on the unprecedented rise in the number of HIV-affected persons in the city.

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Large-scale Baguio businesses warned

BAGUIO CITY  – Hotel, restaurant and condominium owners in the city were warned by the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) to comply with existing environmental laws and related rules and regulations to help sustain efforts to preserve and protect the city’s environment for the benefit of the present and future generations of Baguio residents.

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Fun ride, bike clinic to highlight Bicycle Day

BAGUIO CITY – A fun ride along the major thoroughfares and a bicycle clinic will highlight the first ever celebration of Bicycle Day in the City on June 3.

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Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga women train on loom weaving

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- At least 30 Kalinga women have started a livelihood program while enhancing their skills in heirloom weaving.

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DOH approves P33M for health facilities in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 3 (PIA) -- Twenty eight health facilities in the province are expected to  be constructed or improved this year with the approval of P33 million funding from the 2018 Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP) of the Department of Health (DOH).

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Tabuk City women urged to be agents of change

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 3 (PIA) -- Women in this city are encouraged to become agents of change during the culmination program of Women’s Month celebration with the theme, “We make change work for women.”

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DILG OKs P95 million road project in Kalinga

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – The people of Mangali and Taloctoc can now look forward to easier, faster and safer travel on cemented road.

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DPWH constructs 30 school buildings in Upper Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 19 (PIA) -- Four municipalities in Upper Kalinga are recipients of 30 units of school buildings that are now being constructed by the Upper Kalinga District Engineering Office (UKDEO) of the Department of Public Works and Highways.

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Ifugao Latest News

DSWD Asec rallies anti-drug abuse councils, DRPs for a peaceful country

LAGAWE, Ifugao, April 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Assistant Secretary Jose Antonio Hernandez enjoined local anti-drug abuse councils and the community to help promote a peaceful country.

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4th leg of concert-forum engages Ifugao youth

LAMUT, Ifugao – A number of college students from different municipalities in Ifugao were treated to an entertaining and informative concert-forum on Cordillera autonomy last October 12, 2017 at the Luis Hora Gymnasium, Ifugao State University (IFSU).

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Family and community support in drug surrenderers’ journey towards renewed life

Family support and community acceptance are the main motivation of drug surrenders (DS) in the province in their journey towards renewed life.

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Ifugao joins nationwide LAKAD Tokhang 2

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Feb. 28 (PIA) -- More than 600 individuals in the province joined the nationwide advocacy walk “Lipunin at Kalampagin Ang Droga (LAKAD) Tokhang 2” in   a bid to inform the public of the government’s anti-illegal drugs campaign particularly the  relaunched Oplan Tokhang,

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Ifugao women urged to be partners for community and nation building

LAMUT, Ifugao, March 19 (PIA) -- More than 400 females from the 18 barangays of this town are enjoined to be partners for community and nation building.

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Mt. Province Latest News

Lang-ay 2018 to feature innovations

Bontoc, Mtn. Province – To give meaning of lang-ay, tourists and locals will be treated to a variety of indigenous foods, brewed coffees and fruit wines during the Lang-ay by the Street and Lang-ay Night on April 6, 2018, at the center of the capital town of Bontoc.

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MP caretaker calls for support to development

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Kalinga Rep. and newly appointed Mountain Province caretaker Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang called on the local officials and the people of this landlocked province for their support and active involvement in the implementation of the unimplemented programs, projects and advocacies of the late Rep. Maximo Dalog, Sr. to sustain the overall growth and development of the province.

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161 pregnant women avail of free health services on Buntis Day

BONTOC, Mountain Province, March 13 (PIA) -- One hundred sixty one pregnant women in the province joined in the celebration of the 15th National Araw ng Buntis with the theme “Kaagapay ni Buntis sa Panahon ng Kalamidad at Krisis.”

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Convergence project to benefit 8 MP town

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Eight municipalities of Mountain Province will benefit from the government’s convergence initiative program that focuses on the conservation and rehabilitation of rice terraces for food security in Mountain Province.

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More individuals train as security guards under SLP

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 11 (PIA) -- The fourth batch composed of  60  individuals recently completed the  free  skills training on security guard conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), equipping  them with knowledge and skills necessary for their employment as security guards.

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Daily Reading

What God has joined together

And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again; and again, as his custom was, he taught them.

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"If your hand or eye causes you to sin"

For truly, I say to you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you bear the name of Christ, will by no means lose his reward.

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"Any one who does a mighty work in my name"

John said to him, "Teacher, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he was not following us."

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"Who is the greatest in God's kingdom?"

They went on from there and passed through Galilee. And he would not have any one know it; for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, "The Son of man will be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him; and when he is killed, after three days he will rise."

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"They were all filled with the Holy Spirit!"

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came  and stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."

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The immensity of what Jesus has done for us

Peter turned and saw following them the disciple whom Jesus loved, who had lain close to his breast at the supper and had said, "Lord, who is it that is going to betray you?"

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"I will send the Counselor to you"

But now I am going to him who sent me; yet none of you asks me, `Where are you going?'

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