Kiangan police launches enhanced best practice

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Nov. 19 (PIA) -- The Municipal Police Station (MPS) here in partnership with the Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) and the municipal government launched this week their enhanced best practice called PAGANGO.

 

Medical marijuana needs more research

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 19 (PIA) -- An official of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) said there is a need for more research on the use of medical marijuana.

 

300 families benefit from 'ChristMasaya 2017'

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 19 (PIA) -- At least 300 families from the Itogon and La Trinidad benefited from the early Christmas program and gift giving activity by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) here recently.

 

Abra elderlies undergo organizational development trainings

BANGUED, Abra, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- Officers of the Federation of Senior Citizens of Abra (FSCA) underwent a series of organizational development and capacity building trainings in observance of the Elderly Month celebration in October.

 

Group launches ‘Binnadang’ fund drive for fallen Cordilleran heroes

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- A group of Cordilleran religious leaders and entrepreneurs revived the Igorot tradition of ‘binnadang’ (cooperation) to help bereaved families of the fallen Cordilleran heroes of the Marawi siege.

 

P220M earmarked for Kalinga tourism road projects

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – The provincial government was able to acquire a grant from the national government amounting to more than P220 million under the Department of Tourism- Department of Public Works and Highways (DOT-DPWH) convergence program which will be used for the development of vital roads leading to various tourism sites in the different parts of the province.

 

DOE holds alternative fuels and energy technologies forum in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province  Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera conducted IEC on Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies last November 7 in this mountain resort town.

 

Quest for autonomy gets Senate backing

BAGUIO CITY  – The third attempt of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for autonomy got a big boost from a member of the Senate bolstering the chances of the enactment of the proposed autonomy law once certified by President Rodrigo R. Duterte as a priority administration measure, Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito said here recently.

 

DICT holds consultation on Free Internet in Public Places Act IRR in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Information and Communication Technology conducted its fourth and last public consultation for the proposed Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of Republic Act 10929 or the Free Internet in Public Places Act at Newtown Plaza Hotel here, Thursday.

 

IPs give tribute to Cordilleran troops in Marawi

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) Cordillera regional office led the recognition of the heroism and sacrifices of Cordilleran soldiers and police officers in the Marawi siege during the culmination of the National Indigenous Peoples Month and the 20th Indigenous Peoples Rights Act celebration last week.

 

DOT commends 3 LGUs for reporting tourism data

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Tourism – Cordillera recognized three local government units in the region for their initiatives in reporting tourism data in their localities.

 

Cash incentives for senior citizens defined

BAGUIO CITY  – Senior citizens who were able to reach certain ages in their lives stand to get incentives from the local government once a proposed ordinance defining age brackets and the corresponding incentives, now pending with the local legislative body, will be enacted.

 

P13.6M earmarked for pole relocation

BAGUIO CITY  – More than P13.6 million was earmarked by the Department of Public works and Highways – Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) to fund the relocation of electric poles that have encroached in the road-right-of-way of national roads in the different parts of the city to prevent unnecessary obstructions that impede the smooth flow of traffic.

 

DENR donates typhoon-felled trees to Apayao LGU

SANTA MARCELA, Apayao, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The province of Apayao may now benefit from the trees felled by super typhoon Lawin that hit hardly the northern part of Luzon last year.

 

Baguio Latest News

Save and invest for financial risk security and comfortable retirement, BSP official advises

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 18 (PIA) -- Have a budget plan and stick to it, and start saving and go into investments to achieve financial goals, ensure financial security during emergencies and a comfortable retirement in the future.

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Farmers join 14th Organic Congress

BAGUIO CITY  – Farmers and local government officials from the Cordillera participated in the 14th National Organic Agriculture Congress held at the Atrium, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City last October 24-26, 2017.

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Cash incentives for senior citizens defined

BAGUIO CITY  – Senior citizens who were able to reach certain ages in their lives stand to get incentives from the local government once a proposed ordinance defining age brackets and the corresponding incentives, now pending with the local legislative body, will be enacted.

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Creation of Baguio culture, arts council proposed

BAGUIO CITY  – The preservation and promotion of culture and arts in the city got an added boost following the filing of a proposed ordinance creating the Baguio City Culture and the Arts Council in support of the plan of the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) to establish said councils to allow access to financial and technical assistance from the Commission.

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Quest for autonomy gets Senate backing

BAGUIO CITY  – The third attempt of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for autonomy got a big boost from a member of the Senate bolstering the chances of the enactment of the proposed autonomy law once certified by President Rodrigo R. Duterte as a priority administration measure, Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito said here recently.

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Kalinga Latest News

200 CAR entrepreneurs learn tips to be successful in ASENSO

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Entrepreneurs should have the drive, vision, flexibility, and open mindedness to succeed.

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P15-M marijuana uprooted in Kalinga

In its efforts to win the battle against illegal drugs, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Cordillera scored anew after eradicating a marijuana plantation in the province of Kalinga.

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DTI warns consumers against online scams

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- As the wave of the future is e-consumerism, consumers are warned to be vigilant against scams and to protect themselves from the perils that come with the advances of the digital age.

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Gov’t employees reminded to abide by Civil Service rules

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 5 (PIA) -- Acting Governor James Edduba called on all public servants to do their functions according to Civil Service rules and make public service their passion for life.

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DOST Kalinga assists more micro enterprises

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 1 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) approved   four additional livelihood assistance projects for   micro-enterprises in the province this year.

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Ifugao Latest News

16 villages back AFP’s Community Support Program

ASIPULO, Ifugao, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Sixteen villages in the provinces of Ifugao, Mountain Province and Nueva Vizcaya are backing the Community Support Program (CSP) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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Gov’t workers urged to renew commitment to the people

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 15 (PIA) -- Governor Pedro Mayam-o enjoined state workers to work for the effective and efficient delivery of services to the people.

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DepEd-Ifugao has new schools division superintendent

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 23 (PIA) - - Dr. Felipe Ballitoc was installed here last week as the new Officer-in-Charge Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) of Ifugao  vice  Sally Ullalim who move to Tabuk City.

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Ifugao PAFC vies for national award

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug.1 (PIA)- - The  Ifugao Provincial Agriculture and Fishery Council (PAFC) won the 2017 Search for the Most Outstanding PAFC Award in the Cordillera Administrative Region  in the Group or Institutional Category.

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Ifugao town creates anti-trafficking and anti-violence council

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 17 (PIA) -- Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr. has issued last week Executive Order No. K-14 creating the Local Council on Anti-Trafficking and anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (LCAT-VWC).

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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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Provincial livelihood program supports more individuals

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Sept. 15 (PIA) -- Twenty two individuals are the latest beneficiaries of the livelihood program of the provincial government being implemented by the Provincial Cooperative Office.

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PRDP awards micro enterprise subprojects in Bontoc

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug. 2- - Members of the Lumawig Lanao Farmers Organization are elated  for  receiving  rain shelters and farm inputs for leafy vegetable production during the awarding of the micro enterprise subproject (formerly Small Livelihood Project) at the Eyeb Open Gym here   last July 25.

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DOE holds alternative fuels and energy technologies forum in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province  Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera conducted IEC on Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies last November 7 in this mountain resort town.

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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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Daily Reading

"They did not want me to reign over them"

As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately.

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"Zacchaeus received Jesus joyfully"

He entered Jericho and was passing through. And there was a man named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector, and rich.

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"What do you want me to do for you?"

As he drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging; and hearing a multitude going by, he inquired what this meant.

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"The master will settle his account with them"

"For it will be as when a man going on a journey called his servants and entrusted to them his property; to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away.

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"Always pray and do not lose heart"

And he told them a parable, to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

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"One will be taken and the other left"

As it was in the days of Noah, so will it be in the days of the Son of man.

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The coming of Christ's kingdom

Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, he answered them, "The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed;

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