Natubleng possesses potential for agritourism

BUGUIAS, Benguet  – Barangay Natubleng in the municipality of Buguias is one of the emerging tourist spot in Benguet possessing potential for agritourism.

 

Passage of anti-smoking edict a public health victory

BAGUIO CITY  – Health authorities claimed the passage of Ordinance No. 34, series of 2017 which prohibits the use, sale, distribution and advertisement of cigarettes and other tobacco products in certain places in the city and imposing penalties for violations is a public health victory.

 

RDC, RPOC committed to ending violence

BAGUIO CITY  – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) committed to helping in the national government’s cause to end violence and to the attainment of a permanent ceasefire that will put an end to hostilities between the military and the communist rebels that will translate to rural development and the eventual eradication of poverty.

 

P50 million set for Kalinga farmers

TABUK CITY, Kalinga  – Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced that the national government will be downloading to a capable credit cooperative or rural bank an initial amount of P50 million to be given to farmers from the province in the form of soft loans to help them improve their production.

 

P301 million PRDP projects now implemented in MP

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Some P301 million worth of farm-to-market roads (FMRs) funded under the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) have been given the green light for implementation in several towns of the province.

 

P15-P25 daily wage hike in Cordillera okayed

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB-CAR) approved a P15-P25 daily wage increase for minimum wage earners covering all industries in the different parts of the region effective fifteen days after the wage order’s publication in a newspaper of general circulation.

 

738 Hired - On- The- Spot at the Labor Day Jobs Fair at Baguio Convention Center

BAGUIO CITY, May 4 (PIA) - - The  Labor Day “Trabaho, Negosyo at Kabuhayan” (TNK) Jobs and Business Fairs at  the Baguio Convention Center  was successfully conducted with   738 applicants  Hired – On – The – Spot(HOTS) .

 

Two Banaue Rice Terraces communities up for enhancement

BANAUE Ifugao, May 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Tourism,  in partnership with Davies Paints,will implement a community enhancement project in  two  communities of the Banaue Rice Terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

New Abra police chief calls for discipline among colleagues

BANGUED, Abra (PIA) - - The newly installed provincial police director here appealed for discipline among colleagues.

 

Cordillera police seize drugs worth P500,000

CORDILLERA police seized P537,000 worth of illegal drugs and arrested five drug transporters and a drug pusher during an operation Monday afternoon, April 24.

 

Baguio patients offer ways to enhance Angara bill

MEMBERS of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Dialysis Patients and Partners Association offered suggestions to Senator Sonny Angara to enhance the lawmaker’s bill that would require all the government hospitals to provide free

 

Suspected Baguio gun-running head nabbed

A SUSPECTED leader of a local gun-running syndicate was nabbed by Abra Police early Wednesday morning, April 26.

 

Remaining CPLA-CBA unite to support Cordillera Autonomy

BAUKO, Mountain Province, April 28(PIA) - - The  Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army – Cordillera Bodong Association (CPLA-CBA) finally  showed their united force in telling the government to grant the Cordillera the regional  autonomy it has long been pursuing.

 

Baguio Latest News

10 city hall personnel to be deputized

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan revealed that the Cordillera office of the Department of Transportation and Railways (DOTR) coordinated with his office for the identification of ten personnel of the local government to be deputized by the agency to help in the intensified implementation of the Land Transportation Code of the Philippines as part of decongesting traffic in the various city and barangay roads.

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Eduard Folayang ready to face Malaysian Ev Ting

WITH a little more than two weeks to go to fight night, ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang (17-5) is hard at work at the high-altitudes of Baguio City.

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RDC optimistic of new autonomy bill

THE Regional Development Council in the Cordillera region received a boost with the official filing of House Bill 5343, “An Act Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC)” on March 20 during the First Regular Session of the 17th Congress.

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EMB-CAR warns local officials on solid waste compliance

BAGUIO CITY  – The Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) warned local officials regionwide that they can be imposed a fine of up to P1 million or they could be imprisoned for up to six years once they continue to disregard their mandated compliance to the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act, specifically the closure of open dumpsites and the establishment of environmentally acceptable solid disposal facilities.

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Mayor defends order on new truck ban exemption

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored the importance of the issuance of Administrative Order No. 050, series of 2017 that granted exemptions to trucks loaded with perishable goods, those containing mine ore concentrate from large-scale mining companies and water delivery trucks from the coverage of the provisions of Ordinance No. 05, series of 2017, saying that it was a move to address the urgency of the matter considering the numerous requests for exemption from the truck ban.

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Kalinga Latest News

TESDA offers free training to dependents of fallen policemen

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 26(PIA) - - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)   offers  free technical-vocational training to dependents and relatives of four policemen killed during an operation in Lubuagan municipality last February.

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Philhealth Kalinga cleanses membership data

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 28 (PIA) - - Philhealth conducted a clean-up on its membership database particularly indigent members that resulted to a sanitized list from more than 52,000 poor members to more than 47,000.

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DepEd-Kalinga reminds school heads of simple end of school year rites

CITY  OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 30(PIA) - - The Kalinga Schools Division called on heads of schools in the province to hold simple yet meaningful  closing  ceremonies to end school year 2016-2017.

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BFP-Kalinga brings fire prevention awareness drive to barangays

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 2 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) provincial office is bringing its fire safety education drive to the barangay level.

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P50 million set for Kalinga farmers

TABUK CITY, Kalinga  – Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced that the national government will be downloading to a capable credit cooperative or rural bank an initial amount of P50 million to be given to farmers from the province in the form of soft loans to help them improve their production.

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Ifugao Latest News

DOST Provincial Innovation and S&T Center inaugurated in Ifugao

LAMUT Ifugao, April  27 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology, in partnership with the Ifugao State University, spearheaded the inauguration and blessing of the Innovation and S&T Center at the IFSU Main Campus here.

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DOST upgrades baking skills of Ifugao small entrepreneurs

LAMUT, Ifugao, May 19 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) conducted a training to 30 young and old small entrepreneurs of the province to upgrade their skills and knowledge in making bakery products.

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Blooming Ladies of Ifugao town venture in organic swine raising

AGUINALDO, Ifugao, May 10 (PIA)- - Twenty members of the Blooming Ladies Association (BLA) of this town underwent a training on swine raising and organic feed formulation so that they can venture into organic swine raising as an additional source of income for their families.

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Ifugao drug surrenderers optimistic of better life

KIANGAN, Ifugao, April 26 (PIA) - - More than a hundred drug surrenderers in the province are optimistic to have a better life, relationship to family and the community after h completing  the  rehabilitation program at the Ifugao Reflection Camp (IRC).

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DOLE turns over gardening facilities to Ifugao PO

HUNGDUAN, Ifugao, April 26 (PIA)- - The Ifugao  field office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently turned-over gardening facilities to a peoples’ organization of this town costing P628, 767.00 that will benefit 45 members.

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Mt. Province Latest News

Cordillera police seize drugs worth P500,000

CORDILLERA police seized P537,000 worth of illegal drugs and arrested five drug transporters and a drug pusher during an operation Monday afternoon, April 24.

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P301 million PRDP projects now implemented in MP

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Some P301 million worth of farm-to-market roads (FMRs) funded under the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) have been given the green light for implementation in several towns of the province.

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Dialysis patients group invites public to join in caravan for a cause

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar. 24(PIA)  - - The Kataguan Dialysis Patients Organization, Inc. is again inviting interested individuals to participate in the Kataguan Caravan to raise funds for the dialysis patients of the province.

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Organizations in MP given bounty chicks

Bontoc. Mountain Province –Poultry meat and eggs are hoped to be produced by local livestock farmers in the province following the dispersal of three to four weeks old “bounty chickens” to the first batch of organizations on April 18, 2017.

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Parade for a cause benefits dialysis patients

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Patients undergoing dialysis at the Bontoc General Hospital (BoGH) are the beneficiaries of the Parade for a Cause in celebration of the Women’s Month this March.

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Daily Reading

"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?' But because I have said these things to you, sorrow has filled your hearts.

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"When the Counselor comes, the Spirit of truth"

But when the Counselor comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will bear witness to me; 

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"Abide in me, and I in you"

"I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine dresser. Every branch of mine that bears no fruit, he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

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The Counselor will be with you for ever

"If you love me, you will keep my commandments.  And I will pray the Father, and he will give you another Counselor, to be with you for ever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him; you know him, for he dwells with you, and will be in you.

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"You are not of the world"

"If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.  If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.

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"I have called you friends"

"This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.  Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. 

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"Abide in my love"

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you; abide in my love.  If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.

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