Flocked with gong beaters, Benguet Gov. Crescencio Pacalso officially declared the opening of the monthlong 118th Benguet Foundation Anniversary celebration and the Adivay 2018 on Monday, Nov. 12 at the Benguet Provincial Capitol grounds. RMC PIA-CAR

The tartan track of the Baguio Athletic Bowl was nearly damaged during the set up for the 3-day Diskwento Caravan last week. Fortunately, a major catastrophe was averted with the help of netizens and other concerned citizens who saw and immediately reported the incident to the authorities. RMC PIA-CAR

Graffiti art. Baguio artists and other volunteers and youth turned a blank store doors into an artwork as part of the Enta Cool –Baguio Creative Festival in recognition of the declaration of Baguio as a Creative City last year. RMC PIA-CAR

City Council Committee on Urban Planning, Lands and Housing Councilor Edgar Avila is pushing to let more people in Baguio City acquire houses through low cost housing projects. Also in the photo is (l-r) Coun. Faustino Olowan and City Planning and Development Officer Evelyn Cayat. RMC PIA-CAR

Beauty, brawn and brains. Mr, and Ms, Benguet candidates from the different municipalities showed their wit and charm during the press presentation and selection of the daring o the press at the Benguet Provincial Capitol last week. RMC PIA-CAR

Beauty, brawn and brains. Mr, and Ms, Benguet candidates from the different municipalities showed their wit and charm during the press presentation and selection of the daring o the press at the Benguet Provincial Capitol last week. RMC PIA-CAR

Rescuers at the ground zero in Sitio Ha’rang, Barangay Banawel, Natonin in Mountain Province are thankful for the heavy equipment that were sent to the site to help in the search and retrieval operations being conducted in the area last week. The incident command post in Natonin reported that at least 22 bodies have been recovered from the ground zero and nearby areas with 19 identified and three (3) unidentified and at least nine more individuals missing. RMC PIA-CAR

Rescuers at the ground zero in Sitio Ha’rang, Barangay Banawel, Natonin in Mountain Province are thankful for the heavy equipment that were sent to the site to help in the search and retrieval operations being conducted in the area last week. The incident command post in Natonin reported that at least 22 bodies have been recovered from the ground zero and nearby areas with 19 identified and three (3) unidentified and at least nine more individuals missing. RMC PIA-CAR

Cordillera women post high HIV awareness level

BAGUIO CITY — Women in Cordillera were noted to have a high level of awareness on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported during a regional data dissemination forum here on Friday.

Kalinga’s premier barangay prioritizes environmental protection

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 6 (PIA) - - Barangay Bulanao Centro, as the premiere barangay of this province, has made environmental protection its priority with focus on solid waste management.

RDC-CAR strengthens partnership for family welfare

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 8 (PIA) --The Regional Development Council, through the Regional Social Development Committee  chaired by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD – CAR) is  strengthening  public – private partnership for Cordillera family welfare.

Itogon miners help in Natonin rescue and retrieval operations

 

NATONIN, Mountain Province, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Typhoon- affected miners from Ucab in Itogon, Benguet trekked to the landslide site  in this municipality to help  in the search, rescue and retrieval operations.

Kiangan organizes Municipal AIDS Council

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Nov. 16 (PIA)--Mayor Jose  Guyguyon issued  Executive Order 22 dated September 24 , 2018 creating  the Municipal AIDS Council (MAC) here  to strengthen local preparedness towards a more effective and sustained response to  human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

DOST empowers communities thru techno trainings

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 14(PIA)-- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) provincial office here continues to empower community members by conducting various technology trainings and similar activities. 

Energy conservation, SSS benefits discussed in IComNet forum

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 6(PIA) - -Have you ever experienced rushing some work in your computer when there’s sudden power interruption? Probably you would have been pissed off and blame the electric cooperative for such untimely power outage.

ATI trains 21 Ifugaos on animal health care and management

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov.14 (PIA)--The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) based at the Benguet State University in La Trinidad, Benguet conducted a three -day training on animal health care and management here in continuing efforts to help medium and small scale livestock farmers who are often hit the hardest when there are animal diseases.

Equipping youth, teen parents with life hacks towards nation building

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 15(PIA) -- “Being a teenage mom does not limit your ability to do something beneficial to yourself, to your child, to your family, or to your community,” said Department of Health (DOH) Cordillera OIC Director Dr. Amelita Pangilinan at the Am-among for Health: Adolescent Edition held from November 13-14 here.

Mayor reminds youth to respect elders

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the present and future generations of Cordillerans to continue the age-old practice of respecting the elders in their communities and pass on the same to the upcoming generations.

R&D brings out innovations to improve lives

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct.31(PIA) - - Government’s support to inter-disciplinary researches especially those spearheaded by state universities and colleges(SUCs) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) contributed to the emergence of matured research and technologies.

Kalinga halfway house nears completion

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 14 (PIA) - - Construction of the P5 million-worth  halfway house for former rebels (FR) in the province  is 64 percent accomplished and is targeted  for completion  before  the year ends.

DICT launches 9th Tech4Ed Center in Mt. Province

Tech4ED stands for Technology for Education to gain employment and trains entrepreneurs towards economic development. It is a national program aimed at serving marginalized sectors through the provision of free ICT-enabled services and content in schools and communities.

Local DRRMCs take over retrieval operations in Natonin landslide

NATONIN, Mountain Province, Nov. 12(PIA) -- The Search, Rescue and Retrieval (SRR) operations in Sitio Ha’rang, Barangay Banawel in  this  town  will continue through the efforts of the provincial and municipal local government units in Mountain Province and other volunteers.

Cordillera autonomy achievable with Duterte’s blessings – Palace aide

BAGUIO CITY  – A Palace official underscored that the renewed quest for Cordillera autonomy is achievable because of the declared support of President Rodrigo R. Duterte that is why Cordillerans should not lose hope with the current setbacks being encountered by the pending autonomy bills in Congress.

Power firm assists 20 Ifugao schools

BANAUE, Ifugao Nov. 16 (PIA)) - - Twenty schools in the province are set to benefit from the financial assistance provided by SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Magat, Inc.

DepEd to assess geo safety of Cordillera public schools

BAGUIO CITY -- The Department of Education (DepEd) in the Cordillera is assessing the integrity and safety of public schools in the region after Typhoons Ompong and Rosita barreled through northern Philippines in the past two months.

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