PCOO Asec. Marie Rafae, Mountain Province Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan (far right) and PRO-COR regional director Rolando Nana (center) together with other shooters fire the ceremonial shoot of the !st PCOO Asec. Marie Rafael 'Shoot for a Cause' at the Camp Dangwa firing range in La trinidad, Benguet.

Department of Education -Benguet Superintendent Marie Carolyn Verano receives the table wares from Japan Agricultural Exchange Council Local Coordinator Koji Kaneda , in behalf of the Fuchu Rotary Club in Fuchu City, Tokyo, Japan. The wares are intended for use by high school and elementary schools in the province for home economics instructions and feeding program. (SCA-PIA-CAR, Benguet)

Apayao Provincial Administrator Vincent Talattag assures readiness of the province of Apayao in hosting the 2019 Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association sports meet during the Planning Conference for the Regional Sports Program in Baguio City. (RMC/ PIA-CAR)

COMELEC Gun Ban: Police in the province sets checkpoints inline with the COMELEC Gun Ban that aims to ensure peaceful and orderly conduct of the May 13, 2019 polls.

The Commission on Election-Cordillera convenes the Regional Joint Security Control Center for the 1st Command Conference in Baguio City in relation to the start of the Election Period for the National and Local Elections 2019 on May 13, 2019 . Here, Regional DirectorJulius Torres gives guidance to the various stakeholders and key players for the upcoming elections. (RMC/PIA-CAR)

COMELEC officials joined by civil society and non - government organizations and several local candidates in Baguio launched the Multi -sectoral Anti - vote buying campaign in the city with a Memorandum of Understanding and pledge of commitment signing at UP Baguio Campus, Thursday (January 17). (Lito dar/PIA CAR)

Officers of students organizations from various colleges and universities in Baguio joined the Multi - sectoral Anti - vote buying campaign in the city with a Memorandum of Understanding and pledge of commitment signing at UP Baguio Campus, Thursday (January 17). (Lito dar/PIA CAR)

2 Abra LGUs recognized for highly functional anti-drug abuse councils

BANGUED, Abra, Jan. 15 (PIA) - -  Two local government units in the province  were among those recognized by  the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)  with the  2018 National Award to Local Government Units  with most  highly functional  Anti-Drug Abuse Council (ADAC),

1st ASec Marie Rafael ‘Shootfest for a Cause’ gathers 150 shooters

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan.10 (PIA) -- More than 150 law enforcers and civilian shooters participated in the 1st Asec. Marie Rafael Shoot for a Cause at the Camp Major Bado Dangwa firing range over the weekend to raise funds for typhoon victims in eastern Mountain Province.

JFG offers scholarship to young women of Kiangan

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Jan. 16 (PIA) - - Here’s a good news for young women in this historic town who want to be trained to earn income.

77 INREMP livelihood projects set for implementation in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 11 (PIA) - - Seventy-seven livelihood enhancement support (LES) projects proposed under the Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management Program (INREMP) are ready for implementation as soon as the “No Objection Letter” from the Asian Development Bank is issued.

Ifugao town gets another ambulance from power firm

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 11 (PIA) - -  The efforts  of the local government unit (LGU) here in sourcing out external resources to speed-up the delivery of basic services to the people    bore good result -    a medical vehicle donated by  SN Aboitiz Power-Magat (SNAP-Magat), Inc.

DILG readies SK members for special elections

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 11 (PIA) - - Department of Interior and Local Government(DILG) officers   are in consultation with barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)  top officials  for the conduct of special elections to fill up vacancies in the SK pursuant to Section 19 of Republic Act 10742 or the SK Reform Act of 2015.

Ifugao eyes to keep violent-free status in 2019 midterm polls

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 16 (PIA) --Ifugao looks forward to maintaining its reputation as a violent-free province in the upcoming 2019 midterm elections through the nationwide simultaneous unity walk, interfaith rally, and signing of a peace covenant held at the Lagawe Central School Gymnasium last  January 13.

BENECO hosts Nat'l Broadband Plan pilot project for electric coops

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 10 (PIA) - - The National Broadband Plan(NBP) which aims to provide affordable, fast and secured internet connectivity  gains more ground with the Department of Information and Communication Technology(DICT) partnering with electric cooperatives.

Private employers to submit 13th month pay compliance report by Jan. 15

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 11 (PIA)- - Private employers in the province are  reminded to submit to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) their compliance report on the payment of 13th month pay of their employers not later than  next Tuesday, January 15.

CSC allows 'Habagat'-affected CS examinees in 2018 to take March 2019 exam

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 14 (PIA) -- Civil service examinees who were not able to take the August 12, 2018 Career Service Examination, Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) due to  the prolonged southwest  monsoon  (habagat)   are  allowed to take the March 2019 CSE-PPT.

PNP leads unity walk in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 15 (PIA) - - Local candidates for the May  polls  in the  province and this city staged   unity walks  in support and in solidarity  to the nationwide simultaneous  event  on Sunday(Jan. 13) aimed to promote fair and credible elections.

Creation of Eastern Kalinga growth center gaining ground

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 16 (PIA) - - To boost economic growth in the Cordillera  region, the provincial government  pushes  for  the establishment of  the Eastern Kalinga Growth Center (EKGC) adopted under the “North and South Clusters Plus” regional spatial strategy of the Cordillera Regional Development Plan 2017-2022.

Apayao gears up for CARAA 2019 hosting

LUNA,Apayao, Jan. 14(PIA)--The province of Apayao is gearing up for the hosting of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) annual sports meet set on February 27 to March 3, 2019.

Safety of motorists remains as primary concern in Kennon Road reopening

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 11(PIA) --The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) wants to ensure the safety of motorists when passing through the historic Kennon Road before it will be re-opened.

Comelec reminds gun ban, checkpoints now in effect

CITY OF TABUK Kalinga, Jan.  15 (PIA) -- Tabuk City Election Registrar Reyman warned gun holders not to carry their firearms outside their residences without proper authorization from the Commission on Election during the election period from January 13-June 12, 2019.


  • DENR-EMB recognizes LGUs for implementation of environmental laws

    BAGUIO CITY, June 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau(DENR-EMB) in the Cordillera region recognized the various local government units who have exhibited exemplary contribution in environmental protection and enhancement.

  • Cordillera autonomy gets support from Senators

    MANILA, Aug. 16(PIA) -- The bid for a Cordillera autonomous region has gathered more support from in the national level.

  • Mindanao lawmakers support passage of Cordillera autonomy bill

    QUEZON CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) -- Representatives from Mindanao assured to support the passage of the Cordillera Autonomy Bill in Congress.

  • CAR solons to finalize, submit Cordillera autonomy bill

    BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA) -- The Technical Working Group formed by the Committee on Local Government in the House of Representatives is set to meet to finalize  House Bill 5343: “An Act Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC).”

  • DOH gains more LGU health team partners


    BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 2 (PIA) - - The Department of Health gains more partners in ensuring the delivery of responsive health programs and services to rural communities and underserved area  with more eight local government unit  health teams graduating from the Municipal Leadership and Governance Program or MLGP.


  • Abra ‘narco-politicians’ commit to win war on drugs

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 29 (PIA) -- Fourteen barangay officials of Abra who were tagged in the “narco-politics” list appeared before police authorities at the police regional headquarters here to clear their names and reaffirm their commitment to the fight against drug and criminality campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte.

  • Health enthusiasts dance to promote healthy lifestyle, raise funds for cancer patients

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 29 (PIA) --Concerted efforts of individuals, groups and institutions spelled success as more than 100 health enthusiasts danced to the ‘Beat of Hope’ on June 23 here in an attempt to promote healthy lifestyle among both the well and ill.

  • CabSec calls on people to be drivers of change

    LA TRINIDAD Benguet, July 10 (PIA) - - Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. called on the people to actively  participate  and support in governance to ensure a better life and a peaceful environment for the Filipino people  especially for the next generations to come.

  • Benguet, Kalinga studes top Cordillera NDRM essay writing, poster making tilt

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 10 (PIA) - - Chreza Banes, a 14 year old, grade 9 student of Twin Peaks High Scool in Tuba Benguet won the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council(CDRRMC)- led Essay Writing Contest at the Department of Education Regional Office here on July 6.

  • Continue forging harmonious relationship with communities, police urged

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 31(PIA) -- Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan recognized the police force as being a dynamic and the most ever-present organization as he encouraged   them to continue  forging harmonious relationship with the community towards a peaceful and orderly society.

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  • Ifugao LGU, partners to hold adolescent sexual and RH Health Camp

    KIANGAN, Ifugao, July 27(PIA) -- The municipal government partnered with two national group to conduct Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive (ASRH) Camp on August 25-26 here in support of its 2017-2022 Comprehensive Local Juvenile Intervention Plan (CLJIP), the goal of which is to reduce the number of Children at Risk (CAR) and Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL) in the community.

  • DOLE conducts info drive on Anti-Child Labor law in Ifugao

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 27 (PIA)- -The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Field Office here conducted an information, education campaign (IEC) against child labor at the Don Bosco High School gymnasium here in continuing effort towards eliminating the worst forms of child labor and affording stronger protection for the working child.

  • Ifugao town re-organizes its disaster council

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug.2 (PIA)- - Mayor Martin Habawel Jr. of this capital town has re-organized the Lagawe Municipal Disaster Reduction and Management Council to enable the local government officials to effectively comply with all the provisions of Republic Act 10121 known as the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management System.

  • DICT opens second Tech4ED in Ifugao

    KIANGAN, Ifugao,Aug.3(PIA)--The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) opened its Technology Empowerment for Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (Tech4ED) center in this town on July 31.

  • Puyat participates in ‘punnuk’ ritual in Ifugao

    HUNGDUAN, Ifugao, Aug. 3(PIA) -- Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat participated in the water tugging activities to highlight the traditional “punnuk” rituals here last weekend.





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