Smoked pork meat known as kinuday on display at the booth of Mankayan at the Agri-Tourism Trade Fair at the Benguet Sports Complex as part of the 118th BenguetFounding Anniversary and the Adivay Festival 2018. RMC PIA-CAR

The 118th Benguet Founding Anniversary celebration and the Adivay Festival 2018 culminated with indigenous rituals with the toned down festivities in lieu of the recent tragedy that happened to the province in the past months. Here, Benguet elder Simeon Marciano with the pork liver and bile, explains to provincial officials and employees led by Gov. Crescencio Pacalso the rituals performed was successful and a better future for the province is expected in 2019. RMC PIA-CAR

The 118th Benguet Founding Anniversary celebration and the Adivay Festival 2018 culminated with indigenous rituals with the toned down festivities in lieu of the recent tragedy that happened to the province in the past months. Here, Benguet elder Simeon Marciano shows the chicken used for the rituals and explains to provincial officials and employees led by Gov. Crescencio Pacalso the rituals performed was successful and a better future for the province is expected in 2019. RMC PIA-CAR

Used pants turned into plant boxes from the town of Kabayan are among the attractions at the Agri-Tourism Trade Fair at the Benguet Sports Complex as part of the 118th Benguet Founding Anniversary celebration and the Adivay Festival 2018. RMC PIA-CAR

Fresh tilapias from Binga Dam in Itogon, Benguet weighing more than 5 kilograms each are among the attractions on display at the Agri-Tourism Trade Fair at the Benguet Sports Complex as part of the 118th Benguet Founding Anniversary celebration and the Adivay Festival 2018. RMC PIA-CAR

The city government of Baguio with the AIDS Watch Council and the Baguio Association of Bars and Entertainment Society (BABES) launched the World AIDS Day celebration during the flag raising ceremony at the Baguio City Hall hoping to raise awareness on AIDS and HIV. Here, Ms. BABES contestant pose with Vice Mayor Edison Bilog and BABES President Allan Bandoy during the launching ceremony and unfurling of banner and activities. RMC PIA-CAR

The city government of Baguio with the AIDS Watch Council and the Baguio Association of Bars and Entertainment Society (BABES) offered a free screening of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis at the Baguio City Hall lobby for employees and clients during the launching of the World AIDS Day celebration during the flag raising ceremony last week. RMC PIA-CAR

DOH and PEZA, in partnership with WHO and in support to the Comprehensive Anti - Smoking Ordinance of the City Government of Baguio, launches the "Revolution Smoke Free" campaign at the Baguio City Economic Zone last November 26. In photos were (left to right) Councilor Joel Alangsab, DOH - CAR Regional Director Dr. Amelita Pangilinan, PEZA Director General Charito Plaza, WHO Representative to the Philippines Dr. Gundo Weiler and BCEZ Administrator Rene Joey Mipa during the signing of commitment. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Benguet peaceful with reduced crime rate

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 29 (PIA) --The province remains peaceful with an observed decrease in crime rate of focused crimes except for carnapping incidence.

Be DRRM advocates, SK leaders urged

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 5 (PIA) -- “Everyone can become a hero in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.” National DRRM Council Executive Director and Office of Civil Defense Administrator Ricardo Jalad  told the youth leaders  who attended the National Youth Commission -led Sangguniang K abataan National Summit  deld reently at Teachers’ Camp, here.

775 Cash-For-Work beneficiaries receive wages

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Dec. 7 (PIA)- - Seven hundred and seventy five  beneficiaries of  the Risk Resiliency Program through the Cash-For-Work for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation-Disaster Risk Reduction (RRP-CCAM-DRR) project of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)  here received their wages last week.

DOLE-Ifugao assesses profiling of child laborers

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 23 (PIA)- -The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here re-assessed and re-oriented the  eight  youth  hired as interns under the Government Internship Program (GIP) last June to conduct profiling of child workers in the province.

DILG calls on barangays to ensure functional anti – drug abuse council

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) - - The campaign against illegal drugs is part of the national security policy under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte and with the barangays as the smallest unit of government, their role in the campaign is important for the attainment of drug – free communities in the country.

Benguet historian given due recognition

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Dec. 6 (PIA) - - A historian, artist and an educator was accorded  due recognition for his artworks in the province’s history book and enlarged through a mounted relief at the provincial capitol.

DOST assists 9 community-based projects in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- Nine existing community-based projects in the province are assisted by the Department of Science and Technology-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOST-CAR) through the provision of needed technology and equipment.

BSU is now ISO 9001:2015 certified

A total of 80 core and support processes of Benguet State University are now in conformance with ISO 9001:2015. BSU core and support processes refer to the processes involved in the provision of tertiary education such as admission, enrollment, mentoring and graduation.

DOST-CAR holds forum on landslides for DRRM stakeholders

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 7 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST - CAR), as the vice – chair of the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council for disaster mitigation and prevention,  spearheaded the first Regional Forum on Landslides here.

La Trinidad holds summit for solo parents

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 27(PIA) --More than a hundred solo parents in this town participated in the 2nd Solo Parents Summit held at the Municipal  Gym to be apprised of their rights, benefits and privileges, gain insights and keep updated on recent developments on issues and concerns on solo parenting.

DILG turns over evacuation center to Ifugao town By Daniel B. Codamon

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Dec. 7 (PIA) - - The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) turned-over to the municipal government here the newly constructed two-storey evacuation on Thursday.

Land Bank’s lending center serves more farmers

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 29(PIA)--Small farmers are now served by one of the government’s lending institutions giving low interest for agriculture production, equipment and machine loans.

PIA, ASGIOCO conduct capacity building activity for gov't IOs

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 28 (PIA)--The Philippine Information Agency and the Association of Government Information Officers in Cordillera (ASGIOCO) conducyed  a two – day capacity building workshop  for   government  information officers and designates  from  line agencies and local government  units   in efforts to  strengthen partnership  in empowering communities  thru the delivery of  correct information.

DOST assists 9 community-based projects in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- Nine existing community-based projects in the province are assisted by the Department of Science and Technology-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOST-CAR) through the provision of needed technology and equipment.

DILG calls on barangays to ensure functional anti – drug abuse council

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) - - The campaign against illegal drugs is part of the national security policy under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte and with the barangays as the smallest unit of government, their role in the campaign is important for the attainment of drug – free communities in the country.

Baguio

  • DENR strengthens campaign towards plastic- free communities

    BAGUIO CITY, June 13 (PIA) - - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) – Cordillera Regional Office,  in celebration of World Environment Day, spearheaded a kapihan media forum  on June 5   focused towards  plastic-free communities.

  • No toilets for 54,000 Cordillera households

    BAGUIO CITY  – more than fifty-four thousand households in the remote areas of the Cordillera do not still have sanitary toilets to date, a top official of the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR) said here recently.

  • Baguio lines up programs to boost its being “Creative City”

    BAGUIO CITY, June 25 (PIA) - - The city government has listed major programs in boosting its title as “creative city” in the field of crafts and folk art by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network.

  • Establishments urged to monitor CCTV for added protection

    BAGUIO CITY, June 25 (PIA) -- The Baguio City Police Office is recommending to business establishments to monitor their closed circuit televisions (CCTVs) or surveillance cameras as addition to crime prevention measures and protection.

  • Travelers in N. Luzon encouraged to use Clark Airport

    BAGUIO CITY, June 27 (PIA) -- Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) continues to encourage more travelers from the Northern and Central Luzon to fly in and out via Clark International Airport (CRK) in Pampanga.

Benguet

  • La Trinidad jeepney groups briefed on PUV modernization

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 13 (PIA) - - About 200 jeepney operators and drivers belonging to various organizations here participated in the briefing of the Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) on the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program.

  • Provincial blood council explores ways to collect more blood supply

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 18 (PIA) - - The Provincial Blood Council is exploring possibilities of strengthening blood collection strategies to meet the demand of patients in need of blood.

  • La Trinidad drug surrenderers pursue rehab

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 25 (PIA)--The Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC) here is finding ways on how to keep drug surrenderers complete their rehabilitation.

  • La Trinidad strengthens anti-dengue drive

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 28(PIA)--The Municipal Health Services (MHS) here is strengthening its anti dengue campaign following results of dengue larval surveillance which indicated the presence of larvae of dengue carrier diseases in all its 16 barangays.

  • Abra ‘narco-politicians’ commit to win war on drugs

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 29 (PIA) -- Fourteen barangay officials of Abra who were tagged in the “narco-politics” list appeared before police authorities at the police regional headquarters here to clear their names and reaffirm their commitment to the fight against drug and criminality campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Mt. Province

  • Mountain Province honors 3 centenarians

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 19 (PIA) --Three individuals who reached the age 100 years old this year were recently honored by the provincial government as Provincial Centenarians.

  • Bauko demands share from Sabangan hydro

    BAUKO, Mountain Province  – The local government is demanding the Aboitiz-owned Hydroelectric Development Corporation (HEDCOR) Sabangan, Inc. to grant the appropriate share of its host and neighboring communities in the municipality as some of its facilities are situated within the jurisdiction of the town and the headwaters of the river system providing water for the 14-megawatt hydro power plant is situated within the Mount Data forest reservation.

  • Schools in Bontoc are earthquake-ready

    BONTOC, Mountain Province – Schools in the four central barangays of this municipality are prepared in any occurrence of an earthquake.

  • Bontoc LGU establishes Blood Donor’s Program in barangays

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 25 (PIA) -- Every barangay in this capital town shall establish its own blood donor’s program in line with efforts to promote and encourage voluntary blood donation.

  • IPMRs in Bontoc lauded for accomplishments

    Bontoc, Mountain Province – The Indigenous People Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in this capital town are performing well.

IFUGAO

  • TESDA - Ifugao provides 160 slots for free competency assessment

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 13 (PIA) - - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)  is providing  more than 100 free slots  for  Competency Assessment and Certification for Workers (CACW) or industry workers at the provincial training center  here.

  • BSP to establish Knowledge Resource Collections at Ifugao capitol

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 13 (PIA) - - The Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to establish and maintain its Knowledge Resource Collections (KRC) at the provincial capitol here  following the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government.  

  • Cordillera crime volume drops by 18.59 percent

    LAGAWE, Ifugao June 20 – The Police Regional Office in the Cordillera (PRO-COR) reported that the crime volume in the region from January to May this year dropped by 18.59 percent from 3,847 cases during the same period last year to only 3,132 cases for this year.

  • Lamut tops clean and green contest

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 25 (PIA) -- The municipality of Lamut topped the clean and green contest of the provincial government that will nurture good health and clean environment for a better Ifugao.

  • PRO – Cor reports improved peace and order situation

    LAGAWE Ifugao, June 25 (PIA) - - The Police Regional Office –Cordillera(PRO-Cor) reports a better peace and order situation in the region  for the first five months of this year compared to the same period in 2018 with crime volume down by 18.59 percent.

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