Data gathering on for barangay merging

ASSOCIATION of Barangay Council-Baguio president Michael Lawana said data gathering for the proposed merging of 128 villages will commence.

 

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.

 

Cordillera low on savings; high expenses – PSA

IN A study by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the average monthly income of a Cordilleran family almost surpasses its average expenses indicating a low saving’s trend.

 

Army debunks food blockade in Abra

A CALL for surrender has been made by the government amidst three weeks of ongoing military operations in Malibcong, Abra. 24th Infantry Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Baluga said feelers for surrender have been made by rebel emissaries after a female New People’s Army member yielded to authorities, Friday.

 

Cordillera solons file autonomy bill in Congress

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 24(PIA) -- Cordillera lawmakers have united in filing House Bill 5343 or an Act Creating the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC).

 

CARE revisits youth rehab center

SABLAN, Benguet, Mar .24 (PIA) -- Regional directors and other heads of various regional line agencies in the Cordillera Region again took time to reach out to children in conflict with the law (CICL) at the Regional Rehabilitation Center for the Youth in sitio Payda, barangay Bayabas here.

 

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.

 

La Trinidad showcases giant strawberry cake

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 24 (PIA) -- Thousands of tourists and residents of this capital town had a taste of the famous giant strawberry shortcake which was the center piece of the 36th Strawberry Festival over the weekend.

 

Baguio Latest News

DSWD calls for a continuing partnership in the delivery of services to the people

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 23 (PIA) - -The Department  of Social Welfare and Development(DSWD) Cordillera regional office  calls for a continuing partnership in addressing the socio – economic concerns  of the people even as it   reported a sound performance in  the delivery of services last year.

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CHR conducts dialogue on proposed death penalty in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 20 (PIA) - - The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) - Cordillera Regional Office spearheaded a community – based dialogue on the proposed death penalty bill at Health 101 Lodge here.

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Strong potential of Cordillera for financial autonomy affirmed

BAGUIO CITY, Feb.15 - - “Cordillera has a strong potential to sustain its financial capacity if it becomes an autonomous region as compared with other regions.”

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Cordillera low on savings; high expenses – PSA

IN A study by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the average monthly income of a Cordilleran family almost surpasses its average expenses indicating a low saving’s trend.

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Recognition of outstanding women leaders highlights Kababaihan Festival

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 3 (PIA) - - The awarding of the 2017 Search for Baguio City’s Outstanding Women Leaders or OWLs and the giving of special recognition to distinguished women  highlights  the  city’s  celebration of National Women’s Month.

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Kalinga Latest News

DOLE provides more livelihood, employment projects for iKalingas

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), provincial office here reported it awarded P1 million under the Bottoms Up Budgeting (BuB) to 113 small scale miners in Pasil for their convenience store.

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25 hired on the spot in Kalinga Day job fair

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 21 (PIA) - - Twenty five unemployed were hired on the spot during the Kalinga Day job fair last week.

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Driving tops desired training of unemployed iKalingas

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 24 (PIA) - - Training for driving is the number one need of unemployed  individuals  in the province based on the result of the skills mapping conducted by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

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2,834 Tabuk elderly receive social pension

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 4(PIA) - - Some 2,834 elderly of the city had a joyous Christmas with the timely release of their 2016 last quarter socialized pension by the Department of Social Welfare & Development (DSWD) last December. 

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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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Ifugao Latest News

MASA MASID teams to be organized in barangays

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar.8 (PIA) - - Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr   of this town  has ordered the creation of the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA MASID) teams   in the 20 barangays of the municipality.

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Ifugao town prohibits half-naked in public places

LAMUT, Ifugao, Mar.10 (PIA) - - Going half-naked or shirtless  in public places in this municipality is now prohibited with the approved “Anti-Ussub” (naked) ordinance.

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CHARMP2 turns over P1M for livelihood projects in Ifugao

HUNGDUAN, Ifugao, Jan. 24 (PIA)- - Towards its goal of reducing poverty by increasing household income in the target areas, the Second Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resource Management Project(CHARMP2) turned over a total amount of P1 million to three municipalities of the province as Livelihood Assistance Fund for several people’s organizations as beneficiaries.

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Ifugao reflection camp brings new hope to drug surrenderers and their families

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Jan. 31 (PIA) - - The Ifugao Reflection Camp (IRC) at Tiger Hill in this historic town offers new hope to drug surrenderers and their families.

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Medical mission serves 2,373 patients in Ifugao

LAMUT, Ifugao, Feb. 15  (PIA) - - Foreign and Filipino health care providers  joined forces  anew to serve  more than 2000 people  during the medical surgical and dental services at the Panopdopan District Hospital here  recently.

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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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60 individuals trained as security guards under DSWD’s SLP

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Feb. 20 (PIA) - - Sixty individuals look forward to be employed as security guards following their completion of the 15-day pre-licensing training course conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in partnership with the Quadrant R Security Training Center, Inc.

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4,512 students served in dental health caravan in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar.10 (PIA) -- A total of 4,512 high school students, elementary pupils from public and private schools including some day care children and the community benefited from the dental health caravan conducted by the public health dentists and dental aides in the province.

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OPVet reminds dog owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Feb. 28(PIA)-- The Office of the Provincial Veterinary (OPVet) is reminding dog owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies in efforts to totally eradicate the dreaded disease in the province.

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PNP, local officials set to declare Mt. Province as drug-free

BONTOC, Mountain Province,  Feb. 7(PIA) --  Mountain Province is now cleared of illegal drugs following intensive campaign against the drugs menace and  the Philippine National Police (PNP) and local officials here  are  set to formally declare the province as drug- free.

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Daily Reading

"You have found favor with God"

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth,  to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.

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"You are not far from the kingdom of God"

And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, "Which  commandment is the first of all?"  Jesus answered, "The first is, `Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one; 

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"God's kingdom has come upon you"

Now he was casting out a demon that was dumb; when the demon had gone out, the dumb man spoke, and the people marveled.

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"My Father is working still, and I am working"

But Jesus answered them, "My Father is working still, and I am working."  This was why the Jews sought all the more to kill him, because he not only broke the Sabbath but also called God his Father, making himself equal with God. 

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"Walk and sin no more"

After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.  Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Hebrew called Bethzatha, which has five porticoes.  In these lay a multitude of invalids, blind, lame, paralyzed.

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Jesus - the divine physician

After the two days he departed to Galilee. For Jesus himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country. 

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Jesus frees us from spiritual blindness and sin

As he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth.  And his disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?"   Jesus answered, "It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be made manifest in him.  

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