NNC urges public to focus on healthy diet to avoid non-communicable diseases

BAGUIO CITY, July 21 (PIA) -- The National Nutrition Council (NNC) in the region urges everyone to focus on healthy diet to control overweight and obesity across all ages in line with this year’s celebration of Nutrition Month.

 

Army official appeals for public cooperation in fight for peace

LAGANGILANG, Abra, July (PIA) -- “We should not rob off the children’s hopes. And people should now say no  more to insurgency if we are really sincere in our fight  for peace.”

 

MP caretaker calls for support to development

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Kalinga Rep. and newly appointed Mountain Province caretaker Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang called on the local officials and the people of this landlocked province for their support and active involvement in the implementation of the unimplemented programs, projects and advocacies of the late Rep. Maximo Dalog, Sr. to sustain the overall growth and development of the province.

 

RDC-CAR to address complaints versus anomalous service contracts

BAGUIO CITY  – The Regional Development Council (RDC) in the Cordillera wants local governments and indigenous peoples (IPs) in the different parts of the regionto bring to the attention of the region’s policy-making body their complaints against questionable service contracts covering various river systems in their areas of jurisdiction to address issues being raised against the unwarranted exploitation, development and utilization of the region’s rich resources to the detriment of the host communities.

 

Cordillera Autonomous Region marks 30 years

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Workers and officials from various government line agencies and representatives from other civilian as well as non-governmental organizations marched from the Benguet Provincial Capitol Grounds to Wangal Sports Complex here to mark the 30th anniversary of the Cordillera Autonomous Region as a regional political administrative entity.

 

30 years of driving CAR

In Barangay Bugnay in Kalinga province stands a new marker that honors leaders who protested the construction of four hydroelectric dams on Chico River during the martial rule of strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

The project would have generated 1,000 megawatts of electricity but would also displace rice terraces and people from 1,400 square kilometers of land where the dams would rise.

 

DOST’s CAPE invigorates cacao industry in Ifugao

LAMUT, Ifugao, July 14 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the province continues to extend technology assistance in the farm methods to Ifugao farmers through experts from its Consultancy for Agricultural Productivity Enhancement (CAPE). This time its for the cacao industry in the province.

 

Sec. Dureza affirms support for regional autonomy

BAGUIO CITY, July 14 (PIA) - - Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Secretary Jesus Dureza affirmed his support to Cordillera’s pursuit of regional autonomy during the Cordillera Unity Gong  caravan  turn – over program at the Baguio City Hall grounds today.

 

Ifugao disaster action officers train as emergency responders

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 27 (PIA)- - A total of 24 Disaster Action Officers of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) and the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices (MDRRMO) completed their 5-day training on emergency response at the Lower Magat Eco-Tourism Park in Diadi, Nueva Vizcaya from June 19-23.

 

Apayao farmers benefit from new road, bridge from DAR

FLORA, Apayao, June 23 (PIA) -- More than 500 farmers in this town are beneficiaries of the newly constructed road and bridge recently turned over by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).

 

NFA ensures safe and accessible rice to the public

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 28(PIA) -- The government will always ensure food safety and rice accessibility especially to the marginalized sectors of the community.

 

Ancillary buildings of Ifugao General Hospital undergoing construction

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 28 (PIA)- -  Construction of the ancillary buildings    of  the  new Ifugao General Hospital   is on going while concerned agencies settle the structural integrity issues of the main building of the hospital.

 

Federalism to balance distribution of political and economic power of government

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 29 (PIA) – “So why federalize the Philippines? The primary objective is to balance the distribution of government powers and to balance the distribution of government budget.”

 

Baguio Latest News

NCCA, partner hold first Rondalla Camp in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, July 18 (PIA) - - The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, in partnership with the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) and the Musicology Society of the Philippines and the Office of Senator Loren Legarda, opened the first Rondalla Music camp attended by 125 scholars.

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NNC urges public to focus on healthy diet to avoid non-communicable diseases

BAGUIO CITY, July 21 (PIA) -- The National Nutrition Council (NNC) in the region urges everyone to focus on healthy diet to control overweight and obesity across all ages in line with this year’s celebration of Nutrition Month.

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DOST calls on Grade 12 students to apply for S&T scholarship

BAGUIO CITY, July 21 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology reiterates the call to Grade 12 students to pursue careers in the field of Science and Technology courses and apply to DOST scholarship programs.

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RDC-CAR to address complaints versus anomalous service contracts

BAGUIO CITY  – The Regional Development Council (RDC) in the Cordillera wants local governments and indigenous peoples (IPs) in the different parts of the regionto bring to the attention of the region’s policy-making body their complaints against questionable service contracts covering various river systems in their areas of jurisdiction to address issues being raised against the unwarranted exploitation, development and utilization of the region’s rich resources to the detriment of the host communities.

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30 years of driving CAR

In Barangay Bugnay in Kalinga province stands a new marker that honors leaders who protested the construction of four hydroelectric dams on Chico River during the martial rule of strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

The project would have generated 1,000 megawatts of electricity but would also displace rice terraces and people from 1,400 square kilometers of land where the dams would rise.

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Kalinga Latest News

DA official urges Tabuk farmers to put high regard to farming

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 28 (PIA) - - Department of Agriculture (DA) Cordillera Regional Director Lorenzo Caranguian urged farmers in the city to develop a new mindset of putting high regard to farming as an industry.

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Kalinga tribal leaders’ hometown declared heritage village

TINGLAYAN, Kalinga, May (PIA) - - In honor of the   martyrdom of   two Kalinga tribal leaders,   their homeland- barangay Bugnay in this municipality,   is declared as a heritage village.

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DOST approves P3 M for upgrading of facilities of Kalinga entreps

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 5 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) approved P3 million for the upgrading of facilities of three local manufacturers to enable them to engage in mass production of their products for domestic export.

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Tabuk City PESO accepts OWWA scholarship applications

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 3 (PIA) – The city Public Employment Service Office (PESO) accepts application to the Education for Development Scholarship Program of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

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MASA-MASID networks now organized in all Tabuk barangays

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga (PIA) --  All 42 barangays in this provincial  capital  have organized their  Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA-MASID) networks.

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Ifugao Latest News

Ifugao PDRRMC regulates release of information during calamity

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 21 (PIA) - - Gaining lessons from the previous disasters, the Provincial Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC)is set to regulate the release of information in times of calamities.

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DTI – Ifugao opens fourth Negosyo Center in Kiangan

KIANGAN, Ifugao, June 6 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the province has opened a Negosyo Center here recently to give a boost to existing micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and would-be entrepreneurs in the area.

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Federalism to balance distribution of political and economic power of government

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 29 (PIA) – “So why federalize the Philippines? The primary objective is to balance the distribution of government powers and to balance the distribution of government budget.”

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PIA opens info kiosk in Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June  (PIA) - - The Philippine Information Agency recently opened its information kiosk at the Capitol building here.

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Army official enjoins public to be partners for peace

KIANGAN, Ifugao, July 21(PIA) - - The commanding officer of the  54th Infantry Battalion (Magilas troops)  enjoined students, parents and teachers to be partners for peace and development and nation building.

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Mt. Province Latest News

MP caretaker calls for support to development

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Kalinga Rep. and newly appointed Mountain Province caretaker Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang called on the local officials and the people of this landlocked province for their support and active involvement in the implementation of the unimplemented programs, projects and advocacies of the late Rep. Maximo Dalog, Sr. to sustain the overall growth and development of the province.

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Remaining CPLA-CBA unite to support Cordillera Autonomy

BAUKO, Mountain Province, April 28(PIA) - - The  Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army – Cordillera Bodong Association (CPLA-CBA) finally  showed their united force in telling the government to grant the Cordillera the regional  autonomy it has long been pursuing.

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Sadanga celebrates Fvegnash Festival

SADANGA, Mountain Province, June 15(PIA) – This municipality will stage its 54th Foundation Anniversary and 9th Fvegnash Festival

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3 former rebels receives CLIP livelihood assistance

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 8(PIA) – Three former rebels in the province who recently returned to mainstream society received livelihood assistance from the national government’s Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP)

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PAC asks LGUs to augment funds for peace and order programs

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 16(PIA) - - A Police advisory council  here is requesting local government units to allot an amount for use of the Mt. Province Provincial Public Safety Company (MPPSC) of the Philippine National Police in its internal security operations (ISO) and other related peace and order programs.

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Daily Reading

"The righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father"

Another parable he put before them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field;  but while men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away.

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"I have seen the Lord!"

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.

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"I desire mercy and not sacrifice"

At that time Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath; his disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat.

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"Take my yoke upon you and learn from me"

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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"Heavenly things revealed to infants"

At that time Jesus declared, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to infants; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.

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"Will you be exalted to heaven?"

Then he began to upbraid the cities where most of his mighty works had been done, because they did not repent.

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"I have not come to bring peace, but a sword"

"Do not think that I have come to bring peace on earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword.

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