RDC approves draft bill for an Autonomous Region of the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 25- - The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) recently approved for endorsement to the CAR Congressmen a new draft House Bill (HB) for an Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. 

 

CEO offers Philex Mines as ‘poster boy” of responsible mining

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 28(PIA) -- The President and Chief Executive Officer of Philex Mining Corporation offered their mine operations to become the “Poster Boy” of responsible mining in the country.

 

OWWA now processing CARE applications of typhoon- affected OFWs in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, Nov. 28 (PIA) -- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) through the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Center headed by Ms. Fredelyn Beato is now processing applications under its Cash Relief (CARE) Program.

 

Heifer provides aid to typhoon-affected 4Ps families in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 28 (PIA) - - Selected Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps families that were affected by typhoon ‘Lawin’ in areas covered by Heifer- Philippines received assistance last week.

 

Kalinga dads support abolition of irrigation service fees

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 28 (PIA) - - The provincial government has thrown its support to the abolition of the irrigation service fees (ISF) imposed by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) on beneficiaries of irrigation systems.

 

DTI holds “diskwento caravan” and pre-Christmas selling in Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 28 (PIA) - -  Consumers in the province who are looking for lower prices of basic commodities and other home products are invited to avail the “diskwento caravan”  at the Public Plaza from November 29 to December 1, 2016.

 

Benguet recognizes outstanding farmers

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 25 (PIA) - - Outstanding and best performing Benguet farmers who   received awards in the national and regional levels were recognized by the provincial government during the Farmer’s Event as part of Adivay Festival and the province’s 116th foundation anniversary.

 

Valenzuela City gives P.5 M financial aid to Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 24(PIA) – Another city government has extended financial support to Mountain Province, one of the provinces in northern Luzon severely affected by the super typhoon Lawin.

 

Ifugao furniture shop owners get boost from DTI

LAMUT, Ifugao, Nov. 24 (PIA) - - Wood working equipment worth P1,370,500.00 under the Shared Service Facilities(SSF) Projectwere awarded by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to the municipal government here as project co-operator of clustered furniture shops in the municipality.

 

Ifugao holds Males’ Congress effective and responsible parenthood

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 23 (PIA)- - The province recently conducted the 2-day Annual Males’ Congress held at the Lagawe Central School (LCS)gym here to enhance the role performance and equip fathers with knowledge and skills on positive and satisfying relationship with their spouse for an effective and responsible parenthood.

 

Pres. Duterte approves scaling up of DA’s CHARM Project

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 23 (PIA) - - President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the scaling up of the Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resource Management Project for the next two years which will include a P600 million fund under the Philippine Rural Development Plan.

 

Abra hosts 2016 Regional Science & Math Festival

BANGUED, Abra, Nov. 22(PIA) --   Abra hosts this year’s Regional Science & Math Festival on November 23-25 with the theme, “Juan Science, Juan Math, One Nation”.

 

‘Dugong Bombo’ in Baguio collects 150,750 cc of blood

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 22 (PIA) - - Three hundred thirty five blood donors voluntarily shared their precious blood in the “Dugong Bombo”   drive of the   Bombo Radio and Star FM   at the Igorot Park here last November 12.

 

Ifugao youths undergo leadership training

TINOC, Ifugao, Nov. 22 (PIA) - - “We will forever cherish this training and the lessons we learned from you, our dear Kuya and Ate”.

 

Environmental forum helps reduce wastes along Benguet roads

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 22(PIA) - - The institutionalized conduct of Environmental Forum instilling awareness among motorists, passengers and the community of their responsibility in keeping the highways clean  has shown significant reduction in terms of presence of wastes along major thoroughfares in the province. 

 

Baguio Latest News

CVO recommends construction of animal waste treatment plant

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 24(PIA) --- As part of sanitation and environmental safety, the   City Veterinary Office (CVO) here is recommending for its own animal waste treatment plant.

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Ifugao schoolgirl wins 2016 PantawidPamilya Exemplary Child regional search

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 10(PIA) - - Proverbs Medalla, an 11 year old – Grade 7 student from Ifugao,  will representing Cordillera in the PantawidPamilya Exemplary Child national search

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Outstanding mines recognized in 63rd National Mine Safety and Environment Conference

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 25(PIA) -- The Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association conferred the prestigious Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA) to outstanding mine companies in the country during the estimonial Dinner and Awards night at the CAP John Hay Trade and Convention Center last week.

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Taguiwalo bares DSWD’s vision under the Duterte Administration

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 22 (PIA) - - The Department of Social Welfare and Development(DSWD)  will be working as the voice of the people in President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration in terms of their welfare and development needs, as well as on substantive policy inputs for the government’s poverty reduction plan.

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Miss International honored in her homecoming to Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 2 (PIA) -- The city government of Baguio and the tourism sector warmly welcomed the city’s newest internal beauty queen, Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa.

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Kalinga Latest News

Power restored in 73% of Kaelco’s franchise area

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 21 (PIA) - - One month after super typhoon Lawin toppled hundreds of electric polls rendering the whole province without electricity, power is now restored in 73 percent of the entire franchise area of the Kalinga-Apayao Electric Cooperative (KAELCO).

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DSWD distributes food packs, releases cash aid to ‘Lawin’ victims in Kalinga

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Oct. 27 (PIA) - - Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy Taguiwalo yesterday led the distribution of food packs to 863 families and released emergency cash assistance to 35 families affected by super typhoon Lawin that devastated the province.

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Kalinga officials support creation of regional prosecution office in CAR

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 29 (PIA) - - The officialdom of this province supports the creation of a Regional Prosecution Office in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) earlier requested by the province of Benguet to President Rodrigo Duterte.

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TESDA Kalinga gets P4.6M for free training of 643 students

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 28 (PIA) - - The Provincial Training Center (PTC) of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) here received P4.6 million for the free training of 643 students under the Training for Work Scholarship Program or TWSP.

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DOLE beneficiaries look forward to improving their livelihood

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga,Nov.22 (PIA) - - Beneficiaries of the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) livelihood projects look forward to having their own mechanized farming tools to improve their source of livelihood

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Ifugao Latest News

Ifugao youths undergo leadership training

TINOC, Ifugao, Nov. 22 (PIA) - - “We will forever cherish this training and the lessons we learned from you, our dear Kuya and Ate”.

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51 new cops complete training on police intervention and combat orientation

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov.29 (PIA) - - Fifty one new members of the Ifugao Police Public Safety Company (IPPSC) recently completed their training on Police Intervention and Combat Orientation.

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Ifugao holds Males’ Congress effective and responsible parenthood

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 23 (PIA)- - The province recently conducted the 2-day Annual Males’ Congress held at the Lagawe Central School (LCS)gym here to enhance the role performance and equip fathers with knowledge and skills on positive and satisfying relationship with their spouse for an effective and responsible parenthood.

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BFP activates Asipulo fire station

ASIPULO, Ifugao, Nov. 8 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) formally activated yesterday the fire station of this municipality

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Ifugao town sets policies on posting advertising materials

LAMUT, Ifugao, Nov. 28 (PIA) - - To do away with the unwanted postings of advertising materials even in government structures, the legislative body has set policies and guidelines governing such activity.

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Mt. Province Latest News

Provincial Blood Coordinating Council reorganized

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 10(PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio C. Lacwasan, Jr.  recently issued Executive Order No. 30, S. 2016 reorganizing the membership of the Provincial

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DOLE’s kabuhayan program benefits 14 organizations in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 23 (PIA) -- The livelihood or kabuhayan program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) released this year P5,061,541.00 as financial assistance to 14 organizations in the province benefitting 623 members.

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DTI – Mt. Province to hold craft expo this December

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 25(PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) provincial office announces the conduct of the 28th Provincial Craft Exposition   on December 13-19 at the provincial plaza here.

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Mt. Province readies for typhoon Lawin

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct.18 (PIA) - - The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) here convened 2:00 PM on Tuesday for a Pre-Disaster Risk

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Tadian LGU institutionalizes health and wellness program for employees

TADIAN, Mountain Province, Nov. 24 (PIA) – Local officials here recently passed an ordinance institutionalizing the annual health and wellness program for all officials, employees and other workers of the municipal government including its 19 barangays.

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Daily Reading

"Come to me and I will give you rest"

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 

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God carries us in his bosom

What do you think?  If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go in search of the one that went astray? 

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"Your God will come and save you'"

On one of those days, as he was teaching, there were Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting by, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was with him to heal. 

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John points to the coming of Christ and his kingdom

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,  "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."  For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight." 

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"The kingdom of heaven is at hand"

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every  disease and every infirmity. 

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"Do you believe?"

And as Jesus passed on from there, two blind men followed him, crying aloud, "Have mercy on us, Son of David." 

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"Who shall enter the kingdom of heaven?"

"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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