Final push for Cordillera autonomy urged

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 16 (PIA) - - Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza  urged Cordillerans to push for autonomy ahead of federalism  saying  the creation of an Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC) is a test bed for a federal state.

 

CHARMP2 Scale Up Project includes 3 Ifugao barangays

BANAUE, Ifugao, Feb.15 (PIA)- - Three  barangays in the province  are  included in the expanded    Second Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resources Management Project (CHARMP2)  that aims to reduce poverty in its areas of coverage through increasing agricultural production and productivity.

 

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.

 

LGU Lagayan nagtignay kontra rabies

LAGAYAN, Abra, Peb. 17 (PIA) -- Nupay nainget ti pannakaipakat ti linteg mainaig ti pannakatagoben dagiti animal kas sagudayen ti Republic Act No. 8485(Animal Welfare Act of 1998), napilitan dagiti taga Lagayan a patayenda dagiti nagguuyong nga aso tapno maliklikan ti panagraira ti "rabies" ket madangran dagiti umili.

 

RDANA team in Abra town undergo training

LICUAN-BAAY, Abra, Feb. 17 (PIA) -- No matter how committed  people are in carrying out  disaster response,  they have  to equip  themselves with the needed  skills  to work effectively.

 

Abra councils to intensify efforts to curb crimes

BANGUED, Abra, Feb. 16(PIA)- -  The Abra Provincial Peace and Order and Anti-Drug Abuse  councils chaired by Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos  agreed to  intensify efforts to  combat  crimes and sustain a drug-cleared province.

 

Frost in Benguet towns has no effect on supply, price of vegetables

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb. 17 (PIA) -- The state weather bureau PAGASA has been recording a drop of temperature due to the Amihan  the past days  which  caused some vegetable-producing  towns in the province to experience frost locally termed as  “andap.”

 

Strawberry Festival opens Feb. 20

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb. 16 (PIA) - -  It’s fiesta time in the highlands with  this town’s   Strawberry Festival set to open next week  even Baguio City’s Panagbenga  Festival  unveils  its major  events.

 

PMAAAI expresses support to Pres. Duterte

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 18(PIA) - - President Rodrigo Duterte  has the support of the alumni of the premier military school in the  country in the war against corruption and criminality and his pursuit for lasting peace, and in nation building  in general.

 

Pres. Duterte calls on PMA Cavaliers to help realize vision of a better life for Filipinos

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 18(PIA) – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte called on alumni of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) to help realize his vision for a better life for all Filipinos.

 

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.

 

Search on for 2017 Outstanding Women Leaders of Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 7 (PIA) - - Do you know of a Baguio woman who has made    significant contribution to the development of Baguio or to the welfare of its people who you want to be recognized?

 

Apayao celebrates Say-am Festival on Feb 12-13

LUNA, Apayao, Feb. 10 (PIA) -- The province of Apayao   celebrates the Say-am Festival with the theme, “Apayao @ 22: Unity Amidst Cultural Diversity.”

 

Baguio temperature dips to 10.5 degrees, DOH advises self – protection

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 10 (PIA) - - Colder weather continues to be felt here in the Summer Capital of the country with the temperature dipping to 10.5 degrees Celsius this  morning.

 

Panagbenga 2017 opens Feb. 1 with street dancing, drum and lyre competitions

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - The City Government of Baguio and the Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. are all set for the opening of Panagbenga 2017  on  February 1 that will be highlighted by the street dancing and drum and lyre competition – elementary level.

 

Baguio Latest News

RCAT-CP-VAWC to strengthen coordination among member -agencies

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 23 (PIA) - - Members of the Regional Committee Against Trafficking, Child Pornography and Violence Against Women and their Children (RCAT-CP-VAWC) have agreed to strengthen coordination efforts to ensure effective implementation of Republic Act 9262 or the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004.

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People with autism need special love and care

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 23 (PIA) - - People with autism especially children need special love, care and treatment.

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Baguio temperature dips to 10.5 degrees, DOH advises self – protection

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 10 (PIA) - - Colder weather continues to be felt here in the Summer Capital of the country with the temperature dipping to 10.5 degrees Celsius this  morning.

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Labor Secretary assures OFWs welfare and protection a govt. priority

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 14 (PIA) - - The welfare and protection of Overseas Filipino Workers is a priority of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Bendico ordained as Baguio Bishop

BAGUIO CITY, Jan 12, (PIA) -- The new bishop of the Diocese of Baguio has been ordained. The Catholic Church held the episcopal ordination and installation of the Most Reverend Bishop Victor Bendico during the Eucharistic celebration at the Lady of Atonement Baguio Cathedral on Tuesday.

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Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga joins campaign to end violence against women and children

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 29 (PIA) - - The provincial government and concerned agencies in the province urge the public to support and participate in the annual observance of the 18-day campaign to end Violence Against Women (VAW).

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Final push for Cordillera autonomy urged

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 16 (PIA) - - Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza  urged Cordillerans to push for autonomy ahead of federalism  saying  the creation of an Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC) is a test bed for a federal state.

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Kalinga DOH accepts applicants for 2017 health care services

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 23 (PIA) - - The Department of Health provincial office here is now hiring medical workers to serve the poor and vulnerable population next year under the department’s continuing deployment of human resources for health.

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Kalinga LGUs, advisory councils support PNP in curbing criminality

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 9 (PIA) - - Satisfied with the over-all performance of the local Philippine National Police (PNP) particularly on crime prevention and campaign on illegal drugs, local government units (LGUs) and  police advisory councils committed to sustain their support  to  law enforcers.

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Tabuk dad reelected PCL-CAR chairperson

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 22 (PIA) –Councilor Antonio Bakilan of this city was re-elected for the second term as chairperson of the Philippine Councilor’s League (PCL) - Cordillera Chapter.

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Ifugao Latest News

Liquor ban contributes to Ifugao town’s peace and order situation

ASIPULO, Ifugao, Feb 8 (PIA) - - The ban  on  selling of liquor  and other intoxicating drinks has greatly contributed to the peace and order  situation of the  municipality.

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Baguilat calls for truce

IFUGAO Representative Teddy Baguilat urged the government to push for the resumption of peace talks and an immediate halt to the clashes between the military and communist groups.

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Medical mission set in Ifugao hospital

LAMUT, Ifugao, Jan. 27 (PIA) - A five-day medical mission is set at the Panopdopan District Hospital (PDH) in Bannit, this municipality on January 30 – February 3.

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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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RDC – CAR recognizes Kalinga volunteer

BANAUE, Ifugao, Jan. 20 (PIA) - - The Regional Development Council presented    Certificate of Recognition to Engr. Andres B. Ngao-i   for being a national winner in the  2016 Search for  Outstanding Volunteers during  the Council’s meeting here on Wednesday.

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Mt. Province Latest News

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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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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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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Lang-ay fest to showcase weaving industry

LOCAL weavers in Mountain Province are set to showcase their wares for the ethnic fashion show in the first week of April as part of the Lang-ay Festival 2017.

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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

Do not return evil for evil

"You have heard that it was said, `An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'  But I say to you, Do not resist one who is evil.

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"This is My Son, the Beloved - Listen to Him!"

Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves.

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Whoever loses his life for my sake will save it

And he called to him the multitude with his disciples, and said to them, "If any man would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. 

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"Who do you say that Jesus is?"

And Jesus went on with his disciples, to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, "Who do men say that I am?" 

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"The blind man was restored, and saw everything clearly"

And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man, and begged him to touch him. 

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"Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod"

Now they had forgotten to bring bread; and they had only one loaf with them in the boat. And he cautioned them, saying, "Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod."

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"No sign shall be given to this generation"

The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, to test him. And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and said, "Why does this generation seek a sign?

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