Remote Abra school equipped with electronic digital library

TINEG, Abra (PIA) -- Information is the lifeline of the society. Without access to information and exposure to advanced studies, chances of development can become limited.

 

DOT, Davis Paints to enhance Ifugao tourist destinations

BANAUE, Ifugao, May 24 (PIA) - - Two tourist destinations here will soon be enhanced through the Department of Tourism in the Cordillera and Davis Paint (DP) in partnership with the local government unit (LGU).

 

Abrenian writer tops 1st Global Pinoy Short Story Writing Competition

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union (PIA) - -  Dr. Maritess B. Beñas, Manager  of the Philippine Information Agency in Abra, topped the 1st ever Global Pinoy Short Story Writing Competition in English launched and sponsored by De Francia Awards for Literature (DEAL).

 

Baguilat calls for unity over martial law in Mindanao

IFUGAO Representative Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr. has called on Filipinos to rally behind the government in its campaign to suppress terrorist threats following attacks on civilian establishments in Marawi City by the Maute group.

 

Natubleng possesses potential for agritourism

BUGUIAS, Benguet  – Barangay Natubleng in the municipality of Buguias is one of the emerging tourist spot in Benguet possessing potential for agritourism.

 

Passage of anti-smoking edict a public health victory

BAGUIO CITY  – Health authorities claimed the passage of Ordinance No. 34, series of 2017 which prohibits the use, sale, distribution and advertisement of cigarettes and other tobacco products in certain places in the city and imposing penalties for violations is a public health victory.

 

RDC, RPOC committed to ending violence

BAGUIO CITY  – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) committed to helping in the national government’s cause to end violence and to the attainment of a permanent ceasefire that will put an end to hostilities between the military and the communist rebels that will translate to rural development and the eventual eradication of poverty.

 

P50 million set for Kalinga farmers

TABUK CITY, Kalinga  – Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced that the national government will be downloading to a capable credit cooperative or rural bank an initial amount of P50 million to be given to farmers from the province in the form of soft loans to help them improve their production.

 

P301 million PRDP projects now implemented in MP

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Some P301 million worth of farm-to-market roads (FMRs) funded under the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) have been given the green light for implementation in several towns of the province.

 

P15-P25 daily wage hike in Cordillera okayed

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB-CAR) approved a P15-P25 daily wage increase for minimum wage earners covering all industries in the different parts of the region effective fifteen days after the wage order’s publication in a newspaper of general circulation.

 

Two Banaue Rice Terraces communities up for enhancement

BANAUE Ifugao, May 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Tourism,  in partnership with Davies Paints,will implement a community enhancement project in  two  communities of the Banaue Rice Terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

New Abra police chief calls for discipline among colleagues

BANGUED, Abra (PIA) - - The newly installed provincial police director here appealed for discipline among colleagues.

 

Suspected Baguio gun-running head nabbed

A SUSPECTED leader of a local gun-running syndicate was nabbed by Abra Police early Wednesday morning, April 26.

 

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.

 

Baguio Latest News

Eduard Folayang ready to face Malaysian Ev Ting

WITH a little more than two weeks to go to fight night, ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang (17-5) is hard at work at the high-altitudes of Baguio City.

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 RDC-CAR convenes regional planners conference

BAGUIO CITY, May 15 - -The Regional Development Council–Cordillera Administrative Region (RDC-CAR) recently gathered together local and regional planners to discuss various development issues and concerns affecting the region.

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18 HIV cases recorded in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY  – The Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR) recorded eighteen new human immune virus (HIV) cases in the region for the first two months of the year, saying that the number of HIV cases being reported is now alarming, especially among those men having sex with men (MSM).

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Government Peace Panel holds consultation workshop in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, May 19 (PIA) -- The Government Peace Panel held a two-day consultation workshop with officials and community leaders from the Cordillera region as part of the campaign of the Duterte Administration for lasting peace in the country.

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Mayor defends order on new truck ban exemption

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored the importance of the issuance of Administrative Order No. 050, series of 2017 that granted exemptions to trucks loaded with perishable goods, those containing mine ore concentrate from large-scale mining companies and water delivery trucks from the coverage of the provisions of Ordinance No. 05, series of 2017, saying that it was a move to address the urgency of the matter considering the numerous requests for exemption from the truck ban.

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Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga PDC endorses development projects to NEDA

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 19 (PIA) - - The Provincial Development Council(PDC) unequivocally  supports  several project proposals for funding from regular funds of the national government and special projects  under  Official Development Assistance from foreign financial donors.

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Philhealth Kalinga cleanses membership data

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 28 (PIA) - - Philhealth conducted a clean-up on its membership database particularly indigent members that resulted to a sanitized list from more than 52,000 poor members to more than 47,000.

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TESDA offers free training to dependents of fallen policemen

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 26(PIA) - - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)   offers  free technical-vocational training to dependents and relatives of four policemen killed during an operation in Lubuagan municipality last February.

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P10M allotted for Kalinga's Congressional Scholarship Program

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, May 25 (PIA) - -Kalinga solon Allen Jesse Mangaoang has allotted  P10 million  to his Congressional Scholarship Program for deserving students of the province for  school year 2017-2018.

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Tabuk City aims to reduce poverty rate by 3%

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 8 (PIA) – City development planners here aim to uplift the people’s standard of living this year by reducing poverty rate by at least three percent using data gathered in the recent Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS).

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Ifugao Latest News

DOST upgrades baking skills of Ifugao small entrepreneurs

LAMUT, Ifugao, May 19 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) conducted a training to 30 young and old small entrepreneurs of the province to upgrade their skills and knowledge in making bakery products.

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Kiangan involves males in efforts against VAWC

KIANGAN, Ifugao (PIA)- - A composite team from national and local agencies    conducted a month- long barangay-based IEC to 550 male care givers of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries regarding Republic Act 9262 or the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (VAWC) Law.

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DOT, Davis Paints to enhance Ifugao tourist destinations

BANAUE, Ifugao, May 24 (PIA) - - Two tourist destinations here will soon be enhanced through the Department of Tourism in the Cordillera and Davis Paint (DP) in partnership with the local government unit (LGU).

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DOLE turns over gardening facilities to Ifugao PO

HUNGDUAN, Ifugao, April 26 (PIA)- - The Ifugao  field office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently turned-over gardening facilities to a peoples’ organization of this town costing P628, 767.00 that will benefit 45 members.

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Baguilat calls for unity over martial law in Mindanao

IFUGAO Representative Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr. has called on Filipinos to rally behind the government in its campaign to suppress terrorist threats following attacks on civilian establishments in Marawi City by the Maute group.

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Mt. Province Latest News

P301 million PRDP projects now implemented in MP

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Some P301 million worth of farm-to-market roads (FMRs) funded under the World Bank-funded Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) have been given the green light for implementation in several towns of the province.

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Dialysis patients group invites public to join in caravan for a cause

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar. 24(PIA)  - - The Kataguan Dialysis Patients Organization, Inc. is again inviting interested individuals to participate in the Kataguan Caravan to raise funds for the dialysis patients of the province.

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Cordillera police seize drugs worth P500,000

CORDILLERA police seized P537,000 worth of illegal drugs and arrested five drug transporters and a drug pusher during an operation Monday afternoon, April 24.

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Parade for a cause benefits dialysis patients

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Patients undergoing dialysis at the Bontoc General Hospital (BoGH) are the beneficiaries of the Parade for a Cause in celebration of the Women’s Month this March.

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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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Daily Reading

Peace in overcoming the world

His disciples said, "Ah, now you are speaking plainly, not in any figure!  Now we know that you know all things, and need none to question you; by this we believe that you came from God."

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"The Lord Jesus was taken up into heaven"

 

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.

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"Ask in Jesus' name, that your joy may be full"

In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to you, if you ask anything of the Father, he will give it to you in my name. 

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"Your sorrow will turn into joy"

Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy.

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"The Lord Jesus was taken up into heaven"

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 

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"I will send the Counselor to you"

But now I am going to him who sent me; yet none of you asks me, `Where are you going?' But because I have said these things to you, sorrow has filled your hearts.

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