Convergence project to benefit 8 MP town

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Eight municipalities of Mountain Province will benefit from the government’s convergence initiative program that focuses on the conservation and rehabilitation of rice terraces for food security in Mountain Province.

 

Baac orders crackdown on illegal quarrying

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – Following reports of illegal quarry sites, quarry extractors operating without permits, and contractors not paying their quarry taxes and fees, Governor Jocel Baac signed Executive Order No. 15 creating a task force to monitor, inspect, and investigate all quarry activities in the province.

 

Kalinga among top rice producers in country

The province of Kalinga, dubbed as the rice granary of the North, is hailed as one of the top seven rice producers in the country by the Rice Achiever’s Awards (RAA) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

 

Lack of discipline among city motorists slammed

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the lack of discipline among motorists which contributes to the continuous increase in the number of vehicular traffic accidents along different roads around the city.

 

Illegal recruitment slammed by CPLA Kabugao command

KABUGAO, Apayao  – Officers and members of the unified Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA) Kabugao command strongly condemned the alleged criminal acts committed by disgruntled members of the group in illegally recruiting civilians in their place and reportedly collecting money from them with the promise that they will be integrated into the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

 

Public urged to respect SC ruling on Cereno ouster

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in ousting former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Cereno after majority of the Justices voted in favour of the quo warranto petition that was filed against her.

 

Philippine Red Cross project piloted in Ifugao schools

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, May 21 (PIA) -- Four elementary schools in the province are beneficiaries of a Philippine Red Cross (PRC) project dubbed as “Building a Healthy and Resilient Schools Project.”

 

Fun ride, bike clinic to highlight Bicycle Day

BAGUIO CITY – A fun ride along the major thoroughfares and a bicycle clinic will highlight the first ever celebration of Bicycle Day in the City on June 3.

 

OTC seeks support for transport modernization program

BAGUIO CITY, May 16 (PIA) -- The Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) seeks the support of the transport sector in the Cordillera region to the transport modernization program of the government.

 

Abra Fishery Office inaugurated

BANGUED, Abra, May 21 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – Cordillera Administrative Region (BFAR-CAR) inaugurated on Thursday the new Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) located at Brgy. Calaba here.

 

Impact of air pollution in human health, environment

Air pollution is a concern which poses threat to human health and likewise greatly impacts the ecosystem and the environment.

 

DENR confiscates hot lumbers in Ifugao town

KIANGAN, Ifugao, May 16 (PIA) -- A team from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Lamut, escorted by some military and personnel from the Kiangan Municipal Police Station, raided and confiscated various sizes of illegally cut lumber at the forest area of Sitio Indalmogan, Julongan here last April 24 and May 4.

 

P30 million Tuba waterworks project up for implementation

TUBA, Benguet  – The municipal government is embarking on a multi-million peso waterworks project that will guarantee sustainable water supply for the growing population in the town.

 

Baguio student to led PH team to ASEAN Int’l. Quiz Bee

BAGUIO CITY, May 21 (PIA) -- A Cordilleran will lead the Philippine delegates to the 8th ASEAN International Quiz Bee competition in Bali, Indonesia in November this year.

 

Elections in Cordillera generally peaceful - PRO CAR

BAGUIO CITY, May 16 (PIA) -- Police Regional Office – Cordillera Police Chief Superintendent Edward Carranza reported that the May 14, 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) was generally peaceful in the Cordillera region.

 

Pesticide companies to be barred in Bauko

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – Pesticide companies who refuse to get back the containers of their products and properly dispose the same through environmentally-friendly means will be barred from doing business in the municipality by the end of this month.

 

Baguio Latest News

Lack of discipline among city motorists slammed

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the lack of discipline among motorists which contributes to the continuous increase in the number of vehicular traffic accidents along different roads around the city.

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Public urged to respect SC ruling on Cereno ouster

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in ousting former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Cereno after majority of the Justices voted in favour of the quo warranto petition that was filed against her.

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700 percent hike in HIV cases reported in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Human immune virus (HIV) cases in the city drastically increased by seven hundred percent last year which caused health authorities to press the alarm button to alert people on the unprecedented rise in the number of HIV-affected persons in the city.

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Large-scale Baguio businesses warned

BAGUIO CITY  – Hotel, restaurant and condominium owners in the city were warned by the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) to comply with existing environmental laws and related rules and regulations to help sustain efforts to preserve and protect the city’s environment for the benefit of the present and future generations of Baguio residents.

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Fun ride, bike clinic to highlight Bicycle Day

BAGUIO CITY – A fun ride along the major thoroughfares and a bicycle clinic will highlight the first ever celebration of Bicycle Day in the City on June 3.

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Kalinga Latest News

Some 162 TESDA trainees receive certificates, tools

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 18 (PIA) -- Some 162 trainees recently graduated from various technical-vocational courses offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), in partnership with the Office of Congressman Allen Jessie Mangaoang and Senator Loren Legarda.

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15,470 students dewormed in Tabuk City

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, March  20 (PIA) -- About 15,470 pupils and students from various schools in the province  received deworming tablets  in the joint national deworming program of the Department of Education (DepEd) and Department of Health (DOH) in  the past two months.

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Committee reports on disbursement of 'Lawin donations’ in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 2 (PIA) -- Almost all fund donations to typhoon Lawin victims in the province channeled through the provincial local government unit have been spent on various projects.

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FMR projects to boost agri production in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, March 22(PIA) -- Farmers in barangays in the province are seen to increase their rice and corn production with the farm to market road (FMR) projects in the province.

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Kalinga’s bid to break Guinness record reset

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – The provincial government decided to reset its bid to break the Guinness Book of World Record in the number of gongs played simultaneously during the celebration of the province’s founding anniversary next year.

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Ifugao Latest News

1,164 slots available for 2018 SPES in Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, March 23(PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here is now accepting applications for the hiring of 1,164 individuals under the 2018 Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES).

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DSWD Asec rallies anti-drug abuse councils, DRPs for a peaceful country

LAGAWE, Ifugao, April 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Assistant Secretary Jose Antonio Hernandez enjoined local anti-drug abuse councils and the community to help promote a peaceful country.

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Family and community support in drug surrenderers’ journey towards renewed life

Family support and community acceptance are the main motivation of drug surrenders (DS) in the province in their journey towards renewed life.

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Tinoc mentor rebuts charges filed against her

TINOC, Ifugao  – A master teacher of the Department of Education Tinoc district refuted the charges filed against her before the Office of the Ombudsman, saying that she vehemently and vigorously denied the baseless, sham and malicious accusations of the complainant and stand by her innocence on the charges.

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Culprits behind substandard Ifugao hospital denounced

LAGAWE, Ifugao  – Concerned residents of the province challenged health authorities and provincial officials to prosecute individuals responsible for the alleged substandard implementation of the first phase of the construction of a 2-storey building of the Ifugao General Hospital that resulted to the waste of public funds instead of having served in providing quality health services to the people of the province.

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Mt. Province Latest News

Mountain Province creates TB Provincial Coordinating Committee

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 3 (PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio C. Lacwasan, Jr.  recently issued Executive Order No. 11, s. 2018 creating the Tuberculosis Program – Provincial Coordinating Committee (TB-PCC).

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MP to conduct consultation on parking project

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The provincial government will be holding a public consultation relative to the planned put up of a parking structure within the vicinity of the Provincial Capitol on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

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French nationals top foreign visitors in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province, April 24 (PIA) -- This scenic town continues to lure local and foreign visitors to experience nature, adventure and culture.

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New cell site launched in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province, April 26 (PIA) -- Traditional rituals were conducted recently to formally accept the entry of a major development in this tourist town.

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Ombudsman dismisses MP board member

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – A member of the provincial board was ordered dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman for alleged serious dishonesty and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of the service when he submitted alleged falsified documents to liquidate his cash advance amounting to more or less P7,800.

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Daily Reading

"Give - and you will have treasure in heaven"

And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, "Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"

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"In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit "

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.

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"Receive the kingdom of God like a child"

And they were bringing children to him, that he might touch them; and the disciples rebuked them.

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What God has joined together

And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again; and again, as his custom was, he taught them.

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"If your hand or eye causes you to sin"

For truly, I say to you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you bear the name of Christ, will by no means lose his reward.

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"Any one who does a mighty work in my name"

John said to him, "Teacher, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he was not following us."

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"Who is the greatest in God's kingdom?"

They went on from there and passed through Galilee. And he would not have any one know it; for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, "The Son of man will be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him; and when he is killed, after three days he will rise."

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