Two firms eyeing BENECO takeover

BAGUIO CITY  – Two major industry players are setting their sights on the possible takeover of the management of the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO), a triple A rural electric cooperative, because of the lesser expenses to be entailed in the operation of the distribution utility with guaranteed lower cost of power to the consumers.

 

Public urged to be vigilant on influx of Muslims

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged residents and visitors to be vigilant on the reported influx of Muslims to the different barangays in the city as an offshoot of the month-long Marawi siege to make sure that relatives of the members of the Maute terrorist group will not come to the city and create trouble.

 

Council to study proposed rescission of electronic bingo resolutions

BAGUIO CITY  – The City Council decided to convene as a committee of the whole to study a proposed resolution rescinding two approved resolutions that interposed no objection to the operation of electronic and traditional bingo outlets in the Albergo Hotel, SM City Baguio, and the Baguio Center Mall.

 

Council sets public hearings on pending measures

BAGUIO CITY  – The city council will subject to public scrutiny several proposed ordinances to gather inputs and determine the sentiments of the people on the proposed measures.

 

Clearing of city’s drainage systems ordered

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan ordered the City |Engineering Office and the Department of Public Works and Highways–Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) to clear all the city’s drainage system to prevent flooding around the city during the rainy season.

 

Kalinga governor meted 6-month suspension

TABUK CITY, Kalinga  – Gov. Jocel C. Baac voluntarily stepped down from office last Friday to serve his 6-month suspension was meted him by the Office of the Deputy Ombudsman for Northern Luzon after allegedly manhandling a provincial official inside his office in May 2015.

 

Kalinga gets P173.5M for road improvement

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 15 (PIA) - -  Kalinga province  is allocated P173.5 million this year for road improvement  under the Conditional Matching Grant for Provinces (CMGP)  formerly called KALSADA program.

 

2017 Nutrition Month celebration to focus on healthy diet

BAGUIO CITY, June 15 (PIA) - - This year’s Nutrition Month celebration   in July will focus on healthy diet.

 

IEC on ASEAN Conducted in Ifugao Town

AGUINALDO, Ifugao, June 16 (PIA)- - Teachers, school officials and students of the different public schools of this town were oriented about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Chairmanship of the Philippines for ASEAN 2017 during a 4-day stint around the communities here.

 

DA official cites ‘Gotad’ of Ifugao as cultural heritage

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 16 (PIA) - -The ‘Gotad’ is a cultural heritage that defines the soul and character of the Ifugaos.

 

Baguio Latest News

Wyett ‘Kid Innovator’ wins P100K S&T showcase for his school

BAGUIO CITY, May 19(PIA) - - For winning the Kid Innovator category in the second season search of   Wyett Phils. Inc.  in partnership with the Philippine Foundation for Science and Technology, Baguio City National High School (BCNHS) student, Jericho Villarico, secures for his school P100, 000 worth of Science and Technology gadgets.

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Cordillera athletes receive financial support from fellow Cordillerans

BAGUIO CITY, June 14 (PIA) -- World class athletes who have been representing the Cordillera region and the Philippines in the international combative sports and mix martial arts events got a boost from fellow Cordillerans.

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NEA calls on electric coops to work on lowering electricity charges

BAGUIO CITY, June 23 (PIA) - - National Electrification Administration Administrator Edgardo Masongsong  calls  on  electric cooperatives to help the government ease the cost of living for the Filipino people  by  working together to  lower electricity cost.

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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.

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Lawmaker supports establishment of Dialysis Center in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, June 9 (PIA) - - Dialysis patients get another supporter in Senator Joel Villanueva who seeks to collaborate with the city government of Baguio for the establishment of a dialysis center.

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Kalinga Latest News

22 hurt as jeepney slips, turns over on muddy Kalinga road

ROXAS, Isabela — A passenger jeepney slipped and turned over, injuring 22 passengers and its driver at the national highway in Tanudan town in Kalinga province on Thursday morning (June 1).

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DOH-Kalinga conducts need assessment on health facilities

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 14 (PIA) - - Equipping health facilities in the countryside and providing personnel their needs is primary concern of   this administration to better the delivery of health services for all Filipinos.

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DOST approves P3 M for upgrading of facilities of Kalinga entreps

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 5 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) approved P3 million for the upgrading of facilities of three local manufacturers to enable them to engage in mass production of their products for domestic export.

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35 Pantawid members undergo bread and pastry production training

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, June 1 - - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) granted P700, 000 worth of livelihood assistance to 35 indigent families.

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Kalinga dev’t council proposes P1.3B –worth tourism roads

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 8 (PIA) - - The Provincial Development Council (PDC) through its infrastructure committee proposed a total of P1.3 billion tourism road projects under the Department of Tourism (DOT)-Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) convergence program.

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Ifugao Latest News

IEC on ASEAN Conducted in Ifugao Town

AGUINALDO, Ifugao, June 16 (PIA)- - Teachers, school officials and students of the different public schools of this town were oriented about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Chairmanship of the Philippines for ASEAN 2017 during a 4-day stint around the communities here.

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DepEd-Ifugao hires 36 new employees

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 15 (PIA) - Thirty six new employees were hired by the Department of Education (DepEd)-Ifugao Schools Division Office (SDO) for various positions.

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DA official cites ‘Gotad’ of Ifugao as cultural heritage

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 16 (PIA) - -The ‘Gotad’ is a cultural heritage that defines the soul and character of the Ifugaos.

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DepEd-Ifugao has new schools division superintendent

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 23 (PIA) - - Dr. Felipe Ballitoc was installed here last week as the new Officer-in-Charge Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) of Ifugao  vice  Sally Ullalim who move to Tabuk City.

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Kiangan 4Ps beneficiaries hold general convention

KIANGAN, Ifugao, June 14 (PIA)- - The 1,500 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries of the 14 barangays of this town  recently  held  their First Assembly and Convention at the municipal gymnasium  here with the theme, “Education is the Key to Success.”

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Mt. Province Latest News

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.

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Mt. Province PLGU awards Golden Healthy Baby 2017

BAUKO, Mountain Province (PIA) - -  The provincial government awarded certificate of recognition and cash prize of P20, 000.00 to baby Yhalina P. Andrada as the winner in the search for the Golden Healthy Baby 2017.

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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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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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PAC asks LGUs to augment funds for peace and order programs

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 16(PIA) - - A Police advisory council  here is requesting local government units to allot an amount for use of the Mt. Province Provincial Public Safety Company (MPPSC) of the Philippine National Police in its internal security operations (ISO) and other related peace and order programs.

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Daily Reading

"You are the Christ - the Son of the living God"

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do men say that the Son of man is?"

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"Why are you afraid, O men of little faith?"

And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him.  And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves; but he was asleep.

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"Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go"

Now when Jesus saw great crowds around him, he gave orders to go over to the other side.

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"No one who looks back"

When the days drew near for him to be received up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem.

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"Say the word and my servant will be healed"

As he entered Capernaum, a centurion came forward to him, beseeching him and saying, "Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, in terrible distress."

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"The hand of the Lord was with him"

Now the time came for Elizabeth to be delivered, and she gave birth to a son. And her neighbors and kinsfolk heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.

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"The wise who built their house upon the rock"

"Not every one who says to me, `Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

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