World Class Skills. Competitors in the Restaurant Services category showing their skills in the TESDA - CAR led 2019 Regional Skills Competition at the Baguio City School of Arts and Trades. Winners in the contests will represent Cordillera in the Luzon Zonal Competition which gears towards the Philippine and World Skills Competition. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Service Excellence. Fire Director Leonard Bañago awards a citations from the BFP national and regional office to Baguio City Fire Marshall Nestor Gorio, for receiving a certificate of commendation from Civil Service Commission for passing the spot check that was recently conducted by the CSC Commissioner Aileen Lizada. The awarding was held during the BFP - CAR led Kiddie Fire Safety Roadshow at the Mall Atrium, Thursday. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Fire - free and safe PH. School children from various Baguio schools enjoys an afternoon of fun and learning in the BFP - CAR led Kiddie Fire Safety Caravan at SM City Baguio, Thursday. In the event, kids were given demo on firefighting techniques, fire exit drill, rappelling, knot tying, and basic life support, among others. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

World Class Skills. TESDA - CAR Officials headed by OIC Regional Director Manuel Wong with Technical Education and Skills Development partners and stakeholders opened the 2019 Regional Skills Competition at the Baguio City School of Arts and Trades, which winners will represent Cordillera for the Luzon zonal competition which gears towards the Philippine and World skills tilt. Ann Toledo representing the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio led the ceremonial cutting of the competition chain. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Fire - free and safe PH. School children from various Baguio schools enjoys an afternoon of fun and learning in the BFP - CAR led Kiddie Fire Safety Caravan at SM City Baguio, Thursday. In the event, kids were given demo on firefighting techniques, fire exit drill, rappelling, knot tying, and basic life support, among others. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Fire - free and safe PH. School children from various Baguio schools enjoys an afternoon of fun and learning in the BFP - CAR led Kiddie Fire Safety Caravan at SM City Baguio, Thursday. In the event, kids were given demo on firefighting techniques, fire exit drill, rappelling, knot tying, and basic life support, among others. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

BFP - SM partnership. BFP Officials headed by Fire Director Leonard Bañago and BFP - CAR Regional Director Maria Sofia Mendoza awards a plaque of recognition to SM City Baguio Mall Manager Rona Correa for hosting the Kiddie Fire Safety Roadshow at the Mall Atrium. BFP and the SM Holdings Corp. signed a Memorandum of Agreement for a partnership in fire safety advocacies. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Fire Safety. FP Officials headed by Fire Director Leonard Bañago and BFP - CAR Regional Director Maria Sofia Mendoza, along with guests OCD - CAR RD Albert Mogol and Babbles Adnol of DILG - CAR, in a photo opt with school children during the BFP - CAR led Kiddie Fire Safety Roadshow at SM City Baguio Thursday. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

DPWH opens Kennon Road Camp 5 Bridge

 

BAGUIO CITY, April 17 (PIA) - - The Department of Public Works and Highways – Cordillera regional office  opened  Camp 5 Bridge 2 along Kennon Road  last Sunday to ease congestion in the area  as the road line  is opened   for the Holy Week to   provide additional  access to the expected influx of tourists  to the Summer Capital.

TAPI-DOST brings Invent School Program to Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 12 (PIA) - - The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the   Department of Science and Technology (TAPI-DOST) is bringing its Invent School Program (ISP) to  the provinces closer to students for wider participation.

DOT promotes local cuisine to boost Cordillera tourism

BAGUIO CITY -- A Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) official on Monday said the promotion of indigenous foods in the Cordillera will further boost the tourism destinations in provinces of the region.

CHR holds dialogue with HEIs on women's rights

BAGUIO CITY, April 12 (PIA)--  Representatives from universities and colleges,and non-government organizations presented their existing policies, issues and concerns, as well as recommendations  regarding women’s rights in Community-Based Dialogue (CBD) organized by the  Commission on Human Rights- Cordillera (CHR-CAR).

Tourism activities suspended in Bauko to ensure safety

BAUKO, Mountain Province, April 5 (PIA) -- All tourism activities in this town are suspended   while residents are warned from going to the mountains to ensure safety of everyone.

DENR - CAR appeals for community involvement in forest protection

BAGUIO CITY, April 12 (PIA) - - Department of Environment and Natural Resources Cordillera  reiterates  its  call for active participation and cooperation of highland communities and local government units in the protection and preservation of forest cover  amid the  alarming number of forest fire incidents.  

PDEA intensifies anti-drug campaign in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, April 12 (PIA)-- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has intensified its anti drug campaign with 31  barangays  in the province  still drug-affected.

Igorot war heroes honored at 77th ‘Araw ng Kagitingan’

BAGUIO CITY, April 15 (PIA) -- Igorot war heroes were honored during the commemoration of the 77th “Araw ng Kagitingan” or the Day of Valor held  at the Veterans Park here on Tuesday (April 9).

Marijuana tops list of illegal drugs seized in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY — Marijuana topped the list of illegal drugs seized in the Cordillera region during the first three months of the year.

Baguio Water District assures enough water supply for dry season

BAGUIO CITY, April 12 (PIA)--The Baguio Water District (BWD) assures enough water supply in this Summer Capital during the dry season amid the mild El Niño.

Regional dev't body identifies Cordillera investment priorities

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council Economic Development Committee (RDC-EconDev) has identified tourism; hydropower and alternative energy; and business process outsourcing (BPO) as areas of investment that capitalists can look in the Cordillera as a location.

TESDA to train more Cordillera rebel returnees, IPs

BAGUIO CITY -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) will provide an institution-based and community-based training for rebel returnees and members of the indigenous peoples (IPs).

Kennon Road remains closed this weekend; assessment of roads ongoing

BAGUIO CITY, April 5 (PIA) --The  Kennon Road will remain closed to traffic  this weekend for the safety of motorists as per advisory of the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC).

Mountain Province remains peaceful

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 15 (PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan Jr. assured residents and tourists that the province is peaceful and orderly amid the recent firefights.

8 FRs in Abra get assistance under E-CLIP

BANGUED, Abra, April 3 (PIA) –Eight former rebels (FRs) are the latest beneficiaries in the province of the Expanded Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) of the national government.

BFP opens fire station in Abra town

SALLAPADAN, Abra, April 11(PIA) -- The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and local government unit can now hope for a fire- safe ready community with the inauguration of the new fire sub-station that can provide immediate response to its nine barangays.

Asipulo farmers train on natural pig farming

ASIPULO, Ifugao, April 17 (PIA)- -The members of the Liwon Sustainable Agriculture Farmer’s Association (LSAFA) were recently given a two-day training on native pig farming and organic feed making by personnel of the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVET).

BFP-CAR enjoins school kids in fire prevention and safety advocacy

BAGUIO CITY, April 17 (PIA) - - Fire prevention and ensuring safety in every household and community needs the cooperation of everybody, even the young ones.

Baguio

  • CHR holds dialogue with HEIs on women's rights

    BAGUIO CITY, April 12 (PIA)--  Representatives from universities and colleges,and non-government organizations presented their existing policies, issues and concerns, as well as recommendations  regarding women’s rights in Community-Based Dialogue (CBD) organized by the  Commission on Human Rights- Cordillera (CHR-CAR).

  • Igorot war heroes honored at 77th ‘Araw ng Kagitingan’

    BAGUIO CITY, April 15 (PIA) -- Igorot war heroes were honored during the commemoration of the 77th “Araw ng Kagitingan” or the Day of Valor held  at the Veterans Park here on Tuesday (April 9).

  • BFP-CAR enjoins school kids in fire prevention and safety advocacy

    BAGUIO CITY, April 17 (PIA) - - Fire prevention and ensuring safety in every household and community needs the cooperation of everybody, even the young ones.

  • DPWH opens Kennon Road Camp 5 Bridge

     

    BAGUIO CITY, April 17 (PIA) - - The Department of Public Works and Highways – Cordillera regional office  opened  Camp 5 Bridge 2 along Kennon Road  last Sunday to ease congestion in the area  as the road line  is opened   for the Holy Week to   provide additional  access to the expected influx of tourists  to the Summer Capital.

  • Duque inspires DOH–CAR to engage stakeholders in UHC

    BAGUIO CITY, April 12 (PIA) - - Health Secretary Dr. Francisco Duque III  enjoined the Cordillera regional DOH office to be in the forefront of engaging all health stakeholders and educating  them about the Universal Health Care (UHC)  law  that aims to provide health care coverage for all Filipinos. 

Benguet

  • Improvements introduced at La Trinidad Municipal Jail

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, April 10 (PIA) - - Inmates, now called  Persons deprived of liberty (PDL),  also deserve a decent, safe and secured place to stay.

  • Benguet PLGU hires 137 youth for SPES this summer

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, April 12 (PIA) - - One hundred thirty seven  students  and out of school youth will have the chance to work  with the provincial government this summer to  earn for their school needs  under the  Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES).

  • BFP to launch residential fire protection scheme

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, April 3 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)   seeks    the unity and cooperation of stakeholders as it sets for the launching of a residential fire protection scheme for the safety of the households and the community.

  • NDRRMC turns over evacuation center to Benguet

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, April 5 (PIA) -- The Benguet Provincial Government received a new  regional evacuation center from the National Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC).

  • RJSCC steps up security plans for orderly elections

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet. April 5 (PIA) -- With the midterm polls just five weeks away, the Regional Joint Security Control Center (RJSCC) met again on Wednesday to tighten  security  plans to ensure secure and fair elections in the Cordillera Administrative Region.

Mt. Province

  • Mountain Province remains peaceful

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 15 (PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan Jr. assured residents and tourists that the province is peaceful and orderly amid the recent firefights.

  • Mountain Prov. PLGU awards best entrepreneurs,farmers

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 15 (PIA) --The provincial government here recognized its local entrepreneurs who have taken leadership roles in their respective enterprises and farmers practicing diversified farming system as a way of promoting sustainable agriculture.

  • Natonin celebrates 12th Sas-alliwa Festiva

    NATONIN, Mountain Province April 15 (PIA) -- With the theme “Strengthening  Our Cultural Heritage and Values,” this municipality’s  12th Sas- alliwa  Festival  is  set on April 22–25 with many  Natonians living outside the municipality expected to come home and actively participate in the celebration.

  • Tourism activities suspended in Bauko to ensure safety

    BAUKO, Mountain Province, April 5 (PIA) -- All tourism activities in this town are suspended   while residents are warned from going to the mountains to ensure safety of everyone.

  • DENR, PNP, court officials should be environmentalists

    BAUKO, Mountain Province  – Mayor Abraham B. Akilit is proposing to the national government to assign officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Philippine National Police (PNP) and the courts in the Cordillera, Ilocos and Cagayan Valley Regions who are environmentalists so that they will be the ones to spearhead the unrelenting and uncompromising campaign for the sustainable preservation and protection of the environment, especially that the cordillera is serving as the headwaters of all major river systems providing abundant water supply to the lowland communities.

IFUGAO

  • Ifugao town candidates presented in forum

    KIANGAN, Ifugao, April 17 (PIA)- - To enable the voters to know their candidates and be able to vote wisely and responsibly during the coming May 13, 2019 election, the  municipal candidates of this town were presented to the people  in a forum  held at the municipal gym.

  • Asipulo farmers train on natural pig farming

    ASIPULO, Ifugao, April 17 (PIA)- -The members of the Liwon Sustainable Agriculture Farmer’s Association (LSAFA) were recently given a two-day training on native pig farming and organic feed making by personnel of the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVET).

  • 78 Ifugao cops complete internal security operations training

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, April 4 (PIA) - - Seventy eight police officers in the province successfully completed the 480-hour Basic Internal Security Operations Course (BISOC) held at Camp Col. Joaquin Dunuan here from November 13, 2018 to April 2, 2019.

  • Real change requires positive mindset, attitude

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, April 4 (PIA) - - “Real change must really begin with changing our attitude and mindset.”

  • Hingyon PNP station inaugurated

    HINGYON, Ifugao, April 5 (PIA) - - A newly constructed police station at the municipal government’s compound here was inaugurated on Wednesday, April 2, 2019 by local and police officials.

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