3 Cordilleran in Top 10 of PMA 'MASIDLAWIN' Class of 2020 (RMC- PIA-CAR)

Mayor Benjamin Magalong in a public address calls on Baguio citizens' active support and adherence to the General Community Qaurantine guidelines set by the city government. (Mann Sortejas/PIA Baguio)

Bontoc Mayor Franklin Odsey (c) with Sangguniang Bayan member and Chairperson on Committee on Health Jerome Tudlong, Jr., and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Johanna Padaen inspect the Rapid Test Kits and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided by the National Task Force to the Municipality of Bontoc. (Bontoc LGU photo)

Gov. Melchor Diclas leads the relief operation in far flung sitios in Itogon, Benguet .

Relief goods are delivered to far flung villages in Benguet that could be reach by hours of walking, thanks to the Philippine Air Force Tactical Operations Group Baguio(RMC-PIA CAR)

Bontoc Mayor Franklin Odsey and Sagada Mayor James Pooten(r) expressed their gratitude to National Task Force for COVID-19 Chief Implementor Sec. Carlito Galvez(l) for the test kits and personal protective equipment during the Joint NTF-RTF meeting in Baguio City. (RMC- PIA-CAR)

Kapangan barangay officials told to assist seniors, sickly persons

KAPANGAN, Benguet, May 13(PIA) -- Mayor Manny Fermin reminded the local officials in the barangays to assist the senior citizens and immunocompromised or persons with weak immune systems living alone in their areas of jurisdiction during the quarantine period.

Baguio to open out-bound transportation to some parts in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong is inclined to open out-bound public transportation from the city to other parts of the Cordillera, except Ifugao, but underscored that these will have to strictly comply with the guidelines issued by the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

CRDRRMC calls for proactive preparedness measures for typhoon season

BAGUIO CITY, May 14 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) chairperson reiterated  the need for continuous, synchronized and pro-active preparedness and response actions from the council   with the present COVID-19  pandemic and the onset of the typhoon season in the country.

13,160 receive SAP aid in Tabuk City

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 15(PIA) – Thirteen thousand one hundred sixty individuals from the vulnerable sectors in the city received financial assistance under the Social Amelioration Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Mt. Province CTFs convene to set unified GCQ local guidelines

BONTOC, Mountain Province-- In the province’s aim to come up with a set unified guidelines for all municipalities in the province for the next phase of community quarantine from May 16 to 31, 2020, the Provincial COVID-19 Task Force (PCTF) met with the League of Municipalities-Mountain Province Chapter (LMP-MP) on May 15   at the Mountain Province Disaster Operations Center.

Baguio reports 9 Covid-19 recoveries in a day

BAGUIO CITY, May 13(PIA) -- The City government reported the recovery of   nine COVID-19 patients, eight of them health workers, on Tuesday.

Bontoc, Sagada thank NTF for PPEs, test kits

BAGUIO CITY, May 22(PIA) -- Bontoc Mayor Franklin Odsey and Sagada Mayor James Pooten expressed their gratitude to National Task Force for COVID-19 Chief Implementor Secretary Carlito Galvez for the test kits and personal protective equipment (PPE) they received recently.

PH to adopt Cordillera Covid-19 response

BAGUIO CITY – National Task Force against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Thursday they will adopt the good practices in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in preventing the spread of the disease.

Magalong calls for continuing public support to city's GCQ guidelines

BAGUIO CITY, May 23(PIA) - - Mayor Benjamin Magalong calls for continuing public cooperation, obedience and on instilling the needed discipline to ensure the safety of everyone from the COVID -19.

La Trinidad issues localized GCQ guidelines

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 15 (PIA) - - The local government  here  issued its localized guidelines on General Community Quarantine effective  on Monday, May 18, 2020  after the province is placed under moderate-risk category.

DA aids 1.5K Cordillera farmers amid Covid-19 crisis

BAGUIO CITY – A Department of Agriculture (DA) official said on Wednesday that the agency has extended assistance to 1,551 farmers in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) under its Expanded Survival and Recovery (E-SuRe) aid, a loan program to help farmers affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).

Kalinga Geothermal Project reaches out to host communities amid COVID crisis

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 14 (PIA) -- The project partners behind the Kalinga Geothermal Project  reach out to   their host communities amid the national health emergency brought about by the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

Benguet PVO fears recurrence of ASF

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 15 (PIA) - - As local government units are focused on protecting their constituents from the corona virus (COVID-19), Benguet is faced with another concern involving its swine industry.

Benguet braces for TY Ambo

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 15(PIA) -- Amidst the preparation of the province for  the transition from enhanced community quarantine to general community quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the province is also preparing for the possible impact of typhoon Ambo which  is already hitting  parts of the country.

3 Cordilleran in Top 10 of PMA 'MASIDLAWIN' Class of 2020

BAGUIO CITY, May 22(PIA) -- Three Cordilleran are in the Top 10 graduating class of the Philippine Military Academy “Masidlawin” (Mandirigmang Isinilang na may Dangal at Lakas Upang Maging Tanglaw ng Inang Bayan) Class of 2020.

DTI invites ECQ- affected MSEs to avail of its loan facility

LAMUT, Ifugao, May 15(PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the province enjoined Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine to avail of the  agency’s Enterprise Rehabilitation Financing (ERF) facility.

Relief goods reach more far flung areas in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 16(PIA) -Families in far flung areas in  two municipalities in the  province  received  relief goods  which were  airlifted over the weekend. 

Cordillera needs P9B to reboot economy

BAGUIO CITY—The Cordillera will require P9.2 billion to stimulate the local economy that has suffered P18.7 billion in losses during the two-month Luzon quarantine, according to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD).

DPWH spells out construction safety guidelines under GCQ

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 23(PIA) - -  With the province  now under General Community Quarantine, all projects under the Department of Public Works and Highways(DPWH) are given the green light to proceed but must comply with construction safety guidelines.

BFAR assists Kalinga fisherfolks during community quarantine

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 13 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) assisted more than 250 fisherfolks in the province during the  enhanced and general  community quarantine period.

BGHMC COVID – 19 testing lab running at full capacity

BAGUIO CITY, May 13(PIA) - - The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center(BGHMC)  is running its RT – PCR (reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction) machines at full capacity in line with  expanded mass testing for COVID – 19 initiative of the Department of Health.

TESDA gives goodies to families in 2 Abra barangays

MALIBCONG, Abra, May 14(PIA)--The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) – Abra Provincial Office  spearheaded the distribution of  baked goods and grocery items to at least 120  residents of barangays  Mataragan and   Pacgued in this town while under general  community quarantine.  

BeGH opens renovated building as hospital extension

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 13 (PIA) - - The  recently rehabilitated and refurbished old building of the Benguet General Hospital(BeGH) is now ready for occupancy as hospital extension for non-COVID patients.

BGHMC COVID-19 testing lab clears backlog

BAGUIO CITY, May 17(PIA) – The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC)    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sub-national testing laboratory has cleared its test backlog on reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests.

Baguio

  • 3 Cordilleran in Top 10 of PMA 'MASIDLAWIN' Class of 2020

    BAGUIO CITY, May 22(PIA) -- Three Cordilleran are in the Top 10 graduating class of the Philippine Military Academy “Masidlawin” (Mandirigmang Isinilang na may Dangal at Lakas Upang Maging Tanglaw ng Inang Bayan) Class of 2020.

  • Magalong calls for continuing public support to city's GCQ guidelines

    BAGUIO CITY, May 23(PIA) - - Mayor Benjamin Magalong calls for continuing public cooperation, obedience and on instilling the needed discipline to ensure the safety of everyone from the COVID -19.

  • Cordillera needs P9B to reboot economy

    BAGUIO CITY—The Cordillera will require P9.2 billion to stimulate the local economy that has suffered P18.7 billion in losses during the two-month Luzon quarantine, according to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD).

  • NTF pushes to build up testing capacity for COVID-19

    BAGUIO CITY, May 21 (PIA) - - It is the goal of the national government to slowly move the country from the Enhanced Community Quarantine to General Community Quarantine  towards  the new normal  where   economic activities will be moving forward without compromising public safety.

  • PH to adopt Cordillera Covid-19 response

    BAGUIO CITY – National Task Force against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Thursday they will adopt the good practices in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in preventing the spread of the disease.

Benguet

  • Benguet shifts back to COVID-19 operations after typhoon

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 22, (PIA) -- Governor Melchor Diclas is thankful that the province of Benguet was spared by typhoon Ambo over the weekend   and the provincial government shifts back its attention to  COVID-19.

  • DPWH spells out construction safety guidelines under GCQ

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 23(PIA) - -  With the province  now under General Community Quarantine, all projects under the Department of Public Works and Highways(DPWH) are given the green light to proceed but must comply with construction safety guidelines.

  • PRO-Cor reaches out to almost 13,000 indigent families in CAR

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 22(PIA) -- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera (PRO-Cor) has provided relief assistance to more than 13, 000 indigent families in the Cordillera region thru the “Kapwa Ko, Sagot Ko! Adopt-A-Family Program.”

  • Relief goods reach more far flung areas in Benguet

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 16(PIA) -Families in far flung areas in  two municipalities in the  province  received  relief goods  which were  airlifted over the weekend. 

  • Benguet PVO fears recurrence of ASF

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 15 (PIA) - - As local government units are focused on protecting their constituents from the corona virus (COVID-19), Benguet is faced with another concern involving its swine industry.

Mt. Province

  • Bontoc, Sagada thank NTF for PPEs, test kits

    BAGUIO CITY, May 22(PIA) -- Bontoc Mayor Franklin Odsey and Sagada Mayor James Pooten expressed their gratitude to National Task Force for COVID-19 Chief Implementor Secretary Carlito Galvez for the test kits and personal protective equipment (PPE) they received recently.

  • Mt. Province CTFs convene to set unified GCQ local guidelines

    BONTOC, Mountain Province-- In the province’s aim to come up with a set unified guidelines for all municipalities in the province for the next phase of community quarantine from May 16 to 31, 2020, the Provincial COVID-19 Task Force (PCTF) met with the League of Municipalities-Mountain Province Chapter (LMP-MP) on May 15   at the Mountain Province Disaster Operations Center.

  • Mt. Province honors 2 fallen soldiers, gives aid to families

    BAUKO, Mountain Province, May 1 -- The  provincial  government  here gave due recognition to two  of its  sons -   soldiers from  the municipality of Bauko who  sacrificed their lives  for the country.

  • Work in PLGU frontline services resumes May 4; observance of preventive measures stressed

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 3(PIA) – With the province now under General Community Quarantine (GCQ), work for frontline services at the provincial local government unit (PLGU) will resume on Monday May 4.

  • Coping with crisis, the Cordillera way

    PARACELIS, Mountain Province, Philippines —The government-imposed lockdown across Luzon to arrest the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has activated age-old amelioration practices in the Cordillera.

IFUGAO

  • PNP’s charitable program serves more than 1,000 Ifugao families

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, May 20(PIA) - - Amidst the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), more than a thousand families in the province were provided assistance by the Philippine National Police (PNP) through its charitable program.

  • Ifugao PLGU sets rapid triage for returning employees

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, May 20 (PIA) - -As  precautionary measure against  COVID-19,the provincial government has started on May 18 the conduct of rapid triage assessment for its workforce and capitol-based agencies including clients and visitors with the province  now placed  under the  general community quarantine.

  • DTI invites ECQ- affected MSEs to avail of its loan facility

    LAMUT, Ifugao, May 15(PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the province enjoined Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine to avail of the  agency’s Enterprise Rehabilitation Financing (ERF) facility.

  • Ifugao town records second COVID-19 case

    LAMUT, Ifugao, May 14 (PIA) - -  The  local government  here reiterates to the public to  follow   guidelines  such as staying  at home,  practicing  proper hygiene, wearing  protective mask and  observing  social distancing  as the   municipality recorded its second confirmed COVID-19 case.

  • Ifugao PLGU sets 'Oplan Gawid' for stranded students,workers

    LAMUT, Ifugao, May 7 (PIA) - -  Stranded students and displaced workers outside the province  due to the  enhanced community  quarantine may now  be allowed to come  but  will have to follow the set protocols.

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