Abra PLGU brings People’s Day to Manabo

MANABO, Abra, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The provincial government of Abra and the national government field offices conducted People’s Day here bringing free services to the residents.

 

DTI warns consumers against online scams

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- As the wave of the future is e-consumerism, consumers are warned to be vigilant against scams and to protect themselves from the perils that come with the advances of the digital age.

 

Kalinga studes learn more about ASEAN in youth forum

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 5 (PIA) -- More than 800 students from various colleges and high schools in the province attended the 2017 ASEAN Youth Forum at the Kalinga Sports Complex last Wednesday.

 

28th NSM stresses importance of statistics towards comfortable and peaceful life

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority and the National Economic Development Authority highlighted the importance of statistics towards stable, comfortable and peaceful life for Filipinos during the launching of the 28th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in the Cordillera.

 

School on the Air benefits 300 farmers in Ifugao town

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- Three hundred farmers from the 20 barangays of this municipality have enrolled to the School on the Air (SOA) program on good agricultural practices on corn production of the Department of Agriculture through the Municipal Agriculture Office here.

 

E–consumer protection is everybody’s responsibility

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 4 (PIA) -- As the government through the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) is working hard towards a cyber-safe and resilient Philippines, it is equally important that every Filipino and some sector of society will also do their role in ensuring e–consumer protection.

 

Building expo supports professionals in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- A building and construction exhibit kicked off last week to link suppliers to its consumers and at the same time, provide free education units for professionals here.

 

PDEA intensifies efforts in drug-affected barangays in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 14 (PIA) -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has intensified its efforts to implement the anti-drug campaigns in the province to elevate Abra’s status from “drug-cleared” to “drug-free”.

 

RNC brings nutri education tool to 4 Abra towns

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Regional Nutrition Committee(RNC)-Cordillera is expanding the implementation of an interactive education tool in nutrition to address malnutrition in four towns of Abra with high percentage of malnourishment rate and press on towards health development for the whole province.

 

DTI-Ifugao monitors strict implementation of consumer protection laws

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the province is committed to continuously protect the consumer against deceptive, unfair and unconscionable sale acts and practices.

 

Half-way house for former rebels soon to rise in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 15 (PIA) -- A half-way house will soon rise in the province to serve as temporary shelter for former rebels enrolled under the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP).

 

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.

 

Benguet Provl Vet undertakes neutering to prevent rabies

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Provincial Veterinary Office here is trying to take control of dog and cat population as it carries out neutering this whole month in line with September 28 as World Rabies Day and the country’s goal of achieving rabies- free by year 2020.

 

Kalinga Public Safety Company reaches out to school children

RIZAL, Kalinga, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- The Kalinga Provincial Public Safety Company (KPPSC) rolled out its best practice dubbed “Blessing Ko, Share Ko”, this time benefitting pupils of the San Pedro Elementary School here.

 

OWWA-CAR recognizes outstanding migrant desk officers

BAGUIO CITY, June 14 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration recognized  Outstanding Migrant Desk Officers from the different local government units in Cordillera during  the  celebration of Migrant Workers’ Day 2017  at the Baguio Convention Center last Saturday.

 

Apayao LGU donates lots for field offices of gov’t agencies

LUNA, Apayao, Sept 15 (PIA) -- The municipal government of Luna has started donating lots to the different government line agencies for the construction of their provincial field offices to ensure that services will be rendered to the province.

 

NYC, TAYO call for more active youth participation in building a better Philippines

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 12 (PIA) -- The National Youth Commission and the Ten Accomplished Youth Organization (TAYO) Foundation call on the Filipino youth to actively participate towards community and nation building.

 

OWWA fetes Cordillera’s 2017 Model OFW Families

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- Two families from Baguio City will represent the Cordillera Administrative Region in the 2017 national Model OFW (Overseas Filipino Workers) Family of the Year Awards (MOFYA) tilt set in November after winning in the regional search.

 

Baguio Latest News

Building expo supports professionals in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- A building and construction exhibit kicked off last week to link suppliers to its consumers and at the same time, provide free education units for professionals here.

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28th NSM stresses importance of statistics towards comfortable and peaceful life

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority and the National Economic Development Authority highlighted the importance of statistics towards stable, comfortable and peaceful life for Filipinos during the launching of the 28th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in the Cordillera.

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Barangay and SK elections postponed for the second time

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Commission on Elections has put a stop to all election related activities following President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of law on Monday (Oct. 2) postponing the scheduled 23 October 2017 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections for the second time.

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E–consumer protection is everybody’s responsibility

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 4 (PIA) -- As the government through the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) is working hard towards a cyber-safe and resilient Philippines, it is equally important that every Filipino and some sector of society will also do their role in ensuring e–consumer protection.

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ConsumerNet-CAR leads Consumer Welfare Month celebration

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 29 (PIA) -- Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the region in partnership with the ConsumerNet-CAR will launch this year’s Consumer Welfare Month (CWM) celebration on October 3 with an opening program, kapihan and a forum on consumer rights.

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Kalinga Latest News

BIR-Kalinga exceeds 7-month collection target

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- The Revenue District Office (RDO)-11 covering the provinces of Kalinga and Apayao had collected P391.667 million from January-July this year exceeding its P382M collection target for the period.

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Kalinga gets P73M for 21 projects under ADM

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 10 (PIA) - - The province of Kalinga continues  to  build on its small infrastructures to  increase people’s  access to basic facilities    with  21 projects funded under the Department of the Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipalities (ADM) with P73 million total allocation.

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DOLE awards livelihood assistance to families of 5 police casualties

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 21 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently awarded livelihood projects to surviving beneficiaries of policemen killed  and wounded  in the performance of their sworn duties.

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New coffee trading center to rise in Kalinga

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 26(PIA) - - The Kalinga Coffee Trading Center (KCTC) will soon rise here following its groundbreaking ceremony last July.

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Pasil town to pilot bamboo reforestation project

PASIL, Kalinga, July 13 (PIA) – This highland municipality of Kalinga is chosen as pilot area on bamboo reforestation under the Sustainable Integrated Area Development (SIAD) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

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Ifugao Latest News

Requiring cash bond from employees prohibited, DOLE explains

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug. 2 (PIA)- -A Labor Inspector from the Regional Office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) warned employers of this province that it is prohibited for them to require cash bond or cash deposit from their employees to answer for loss or damage of materials or equipment supplied by the employers.

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Farmers organization receives assistance for milling machine

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 28 (PIA) - - Budget for transporting rice products for milling at the Poblacion  here will  no longer  be a problem   for residents of  barangay Caba with the acquisition of a brand new rice mill by a community organization.

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School on the Air benefits 300 farmers in Ifugao town

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- Three hundred farmers from the 20 barangays of this municipality have enrolled to the School on the Air (SOA) program on good agricultural practices on corn production of the Department of Agriculture through the Municipal Agriculture Office here.

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Ifugao PDRRMC regulates release of information during calamity

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 21 (PIA) - - Gaining lessons from the previous disasters, the Provincial Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC)is set to regulate the release of information in times of calamities.

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4.5 MW power plant to rise in Ifugao town

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug. 15 (PIA) - - A 4.5-megawatt hydro power plant will be constructed at sitio Bayucan, barangay Tunggod in this municipality.

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Mt. Province Latest News

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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DOST SETUP assists 8 entrepreneurs in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 24(PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is assisting this year eight micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the province under its Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP).

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3 former rebels receives CLIP livelihood assistance

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 8(PIA) – Three former rebels in the province who recently returned to mainstream society received livelihood assistance from the national government’s Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP)

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World First Aid Day celebrated in Bontoc

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Sept. 29 (PIA) -- The Philippine Red Cross-Mountain Province Chapter, in partnership with the local government unit and the SMART Inc. celebrated the World First Aid Day with the theme, “First Aid on Domestic Accidents.”

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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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Daily Reading

"Do not fear those who kill the body"

In the meantime, when so many thousands of the multitude had gathered together that they trod upon one another, he began to say to his disciples first, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

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Do not lose the key of knowledge

Woe to you! for you build the tombs of the prophets whom your fathers killed.  So you are witnesses and consent to the deeds of your fathers; for they killed them, and you build their tombs.

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"The kingdom of God has come near to you"

After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to come.

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What makes the heart clean and holy?

While he was speaking, a Pharisee asked him to dine with him; so he went in and sat at table.

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"This is an evil generation; it seeks a sign"

When the crowds were increasing, he began to say, "This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign shall be given to it  except the sign of Jonah.

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They would not come to the feast!

And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a marriage feast for his son,and sent his servants to call those who were invited to the marriage feast;but they would not come.

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"Hear the word of God and keep it"

As he said this, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, "Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts that you sucked!"

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