3 river systems to undergo rehabilitation

BANGUED, Abra  – Three major river basins in the Cordillera will undergo a massive rehabilitation after the Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) endorsed to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu the climate responsive integrated master plan for the Agno River basin, the Cagayan River basin, and the Abra River basin.

 

32 trees to be cut in PIA-CAR compound

BAGUIO CITY  – Some thirty two live trees that were planted within the compound of the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera Administrative Region (PIA-CAR) compound in barangay Lualhati will be cut by the Office of the President to pave the way for the reported construction of a building that will house the offices and cottage of the Executive Secretary.

 

Abra gets P110M for 3 tourism road projects

BANGUED, Abra  – Some P110 million was included in the annual budget of the tourism department next year purposely to fund the initial improvements of three major tourism road projects leading to potential tourist destinations in the different parts of the province to help achieve the primordial goal of the local government to become one of the growing tourism destinations in the Cordillera.

 

Lady PNP officer, DRRMC head top Benguet Leadership Awards

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- National Capital Region Police Office Spokesperson Police Chief Inspector Kimberly Molitas and Tublay Local Disaster Risk Reduction Officer Abner Lawangen are this year’s recipients of the Benguet Leadership Awards during the 2017 Adivay Festival and 117th founding anniversary of the province last week.

 

MPGCHS’ Child Protection Committee cited most functional in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- The Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School (MPGCHS) here is the most functional school-based child protection committee – secondary level in the province.

 

NNC launches blueprint to address malnutrition

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- The National Nutrition Council (NNC) and stakeholders launched the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022 on Thursday (Nov. 23) at the Venus Parkview Hotel here to renew their commitment for nutrition and to generate support to help local government units implement their local nutrition programs.

 

23 LGUs in CAR conferred Seal of Good Local Governance

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government conferred the coveted Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) to 23 local government units in the Cordillera Administrative Region.

 

UP Baguio holds 1st Knowledge Festival

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The University of the Philippines Baguio opens its doors to the public in its 1st Knowledge Festival from November 22 to 04 December 2017.

 

Benguet Provincial Capitol is public wi-fi hotspot

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The Benguet Provincial Capitol is now a public wifi hotspot.

Provincial officials led by Governor Crescencio Pacalso together with Smart/PLDT Vice President for Business Operations Benedicto Perez launched the internet connectivity project spearheaded by the Department of Information Communications Technology at the Provincial Capitol last November 21.

 

DOH-CAR conducts Drug Awareness Summit for LCEs, health officials

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The Department of Health spearheaded a Drug Awareness Summit for Cordillera local chief executives (LCEs) and officials of provincial health offices at Venus Parkview Hotel here, in line with the Philippine Health Agenda 2016–2022 and the government’s campaign against illegal drugs.

 

Sagada NHS bags 1st place in Essay Writing Contest

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Recognizing the role of the youth in the fight against illegal drugs, an Essay Writing Contest was participated in by the public and private junior and senior high school learners in the province on November 17, 2017.

 

Abra braces to become tourist haven

BANGUED, Abra  – The provincial government is working double time to help promote the former conflict-stricken province as one of the preferred tourist destinations outside Metro Manila and to compliment Baguio City and Ifugao as the preferred destinations in the north once the appropriate infrastructures will be put in place with the help of concerned government agencies.

 

P387M school building fund out soon

BAGUIO CITY – More than P387 million allotted for the rehabilitation, repair, upgrading and constructions of school buildings in the different parts of the city will be released soon to prevent the fund from reverting to the general fund by next year.

 

Council defers action on P2.05B 2018 city budget

BAGUIO CITY  – The City Council deferred its deliberations on the proposed P2.05 billion 2018 budget of the local government to allow the finance officers and members of the Committee on Appropriations and Finance (CAF) to iron out possible differences in the projected income.

 

Abra narco-politicians validated

BANGUED, Abra – Twenty one former and incumbent politicians in the different parts of the province are now the subject of assessment and validation by operatives of the Cordillera office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-CAR) for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs.

 

CBA-CPLA proposes 6-point peace agenda

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Bodong Administration – Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CBA-CPLA) submitted to the government’s independent peace panel its 6-point agenda for the realization of genuine peace and development in the region.

 

City told to declare Cordillera House as local heritage

BAGUIO CITY  – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) encouraged the local government to declare the Cordillera House as a local heritage and to provide an ordinance protecting it for posterity.

 

Baguio Latest News

32 trees to be cut in PIA-CAR compound

BAGUIO CITY  – Some thirty two live trees that were planted within the compound of the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera Administrative Region (PIA-CAR) compound in barangay Lualhati will be cut by the Office of the President to pave the way for the reported construction of a building that will house the offices and cottage of the Executive Secretary.

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CDRRMC recognizes outstanding partners in disaster risk reduction management

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) -- The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) headed by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) recognized this year’s outstanding Cordillera DRRM program implementers and advocates during the Gawad KALASAG ceremony held at Baguio Country Club last week.

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DoT partners with Fil-Am Golf to boost sports tourism

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) -- The Department of Tourism has partnered with the Fil-Am Golf Tournament to boost the tourism industry in the city and the country.

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PMSEA renews commitment for the Botanical Garden

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) -- The Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association has renewed its commitment in maintaining its adopted park at the Botanical Garden here.

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2017 Nat’l Com Research gab highlights Filipino communicative experience

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 2 (PIA) -- The National Communication Research Conference from November 22 to 25 here highlighted the Filipino communicative experiences.

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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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DOST-CAR launches project SAFE, awards P43M to SUCs

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 12 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) launched the Science and Technology Action Frontline for Emergencies and Hazards in the AANR Sector or SAFE program partnering with state universities and colleges in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).

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P220M earmarked for Kalinga tourism road projects

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – The provincial government was able to acquire a grant from the national government amounting to more than P220 million under the Department of Tourism- Department of Public Works and Highways (DOT-DPWH) convergence program which will be used for the development of vital roads leading to various tourism sites in the different parts of the province.

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3 Kalinga LGUs finalize proposals for INREMP

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 2 (PIA) -- The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) here and three of their local government unit partners are now finalizing proposed rural infra project submitted for funding under the Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management Project (INREMP).

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DOLE assists Kalinga rattan-bamboo weavers group

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 5 (PIA) -- The Association of Nambaran Rattan Bamboo Basketry Weaving (ASNARABBAW) is the latest recipient of financial assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provincial office.

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Ifugao Latest News

Ifugao State University offers free tuition fee

LAMUT, Ifugao, July 13 (PIA) - -  All campuses of the  Ifugao State University (IFSU) in the province are set to offer  free  tuition fee to students who wish to finish a Baccalaureate degree starting this school year 2017-2018 which opens this August.

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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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16 villages back AFP’s Community Support Program

ASIPULO, Ifugao, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Sixteen villages in the provinces of Ifugao, Mountain Province and Nueva Vizcaya are backing the Community Support Program (CSP) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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Gov’t workers urged to renew commitment to the people

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 15 (PIA) -- Governor Pedro Mayam-o enjoined state workers to work for the effective and efficient delivery of services to the people.

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Mt. Province Latest News

DOE promotes E-trike in rural areas

SAGADA, Mountain Province, Nov. 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy calls for the participation of the rural communities towards the reduction of environmental pollution and mitigation of the effects of climate change through the use of alternative fuels and energy technologies like the electric tricycle (E-trike) program.

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Sadanga celebrates Fvegnash Festival

SADANGA, Mountain Province, June 15(PIA) – This municipality will stage its 54th Foundation Anniversary and 9th Fvegnash Festival

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NFA ensures safe and accessible rice to the public

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 28(PIA) -- The government will always ensure food safety and rice accessibility especially to the marginalized sectors of the community.

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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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Natonin SB renames community hospital

NATONIN, Mountain Province (PIA) –The Natonin Community Hospital (NCH) is renamed as Anastacia Rafael-Sagel Memorial Hospital in honor of its   former mayor who was instrumental in the establishment of the facility.

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Daily Reading

The Lord has clothed me with the garments of salvation and righteousness

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came for testimony, to bear witness to the light, that all might believe through him.

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"Elijah must first come"

And as they were coming down the mountain  the disciples asked him, "Then why do the scribes say that first Elijah must come?"

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The Lord will lead you in the way you should go

"But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the market places and calling to their playmates, `We piped to you, and you did not dance; we wailed, and you did not mourn.'

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"He is Elijah who is to come"

Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has risen no one greater than John the Baptist; yet he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

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"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.

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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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