Agencies, volunteers strengthen assistance to landslide-stricken Benguet

ITOGON, Benguet, Sept. 21 (PIA) - - Regional line agencies  with  augmentation from the national government and volunteers  continue  to strengthen   assistance to landslide- stricken communities in the province that was severely affected during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong.

 

Local radio, IFSU partner for promotion of timely, relevant dev’t info to communities

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 19 (PIA) - - The community radio station here has expanded its partnership with the academe for the promotion of timely, accurate and relevant information that will empower the community in decision making.

 

Pres.Duterte condoles with kin of "Ompong" victims in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept.  (PIA) -- Cordillerans had a glimpse of the compassionate side of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as he condoled with kin of Typhoon Ompong casualties in Baguio a City and Benguet at the provincial capitol here on Monday (Sept. 17).

 

DENR chief orders stoppage of all small scale mining operations in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 19 (PIA)-- Pocket miners will have to look for other sources of livelihood with  the government’s  issuance  of  cease and desist order  on all small scale mining activities in the Cordillera region following a disaster in the mining town of Itogon, Benguet during the onslaught of typhoon Ompong.

 

Kalinga under state of calamity

CITY OF  TABUK, Kalinga, Sept 18 (PIA)-- The Sangguniang Panlalawigan chaired by Vice Gov. James S. Edduba declared state of calamity in the entire province of Kalinga in the aftermath of typhoon ‘Ompong’.

 

Innovative programs sustain Alfonso Lista all the way to Nutrition Honor Award

Through various innovations, the corn producing municipality of Alfonso Lista in Ifugao has succeeded in addressing the nutritional needs of the people as evidenced by the Nutrition Honor Award (NHA) conferred by the National Nutrition Council recently.

 

LDRRM officers asked to submit timely,accurate reports

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 14 (PIA)-- “We need timely and accurate reports from the local disaster risk reduction and management councils(LDRRMCs) so that concerned agencies could appropriately address their needs and problems from rescue operation, to evacuation and until the rehabilitation stage.”

 

DepEd -CAR sheds light on erroneous info on textbooks

BAGUIO CITY, Aug 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) in the region clarified that the erroneous information about the Cordillera Region and indigenous peoples in elementary textbooks did not pass through the department’s prescribed quality evaluation process.

 

Mindanao lawmakers support passage of Cordillera autonomy bill

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) -- Representatives from Mindanao assured to support the passage of the Cordillera Autonomy Bill in Congress.

 

Faster search and rescue operation in Itogon as assistance continue to pour in

ITOGON, Benguet, Sept. 21(PIA) -- Help continue to arrive for victims and evacuees five days after the killer landslide hit Barangay Ucab here during the onslaught of typhoon Ompong over the weekend.

 

Blood council cites partners for supporting programs

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug. 13 (PIA) - - A total of 15 individuals and institutions were cited during the just concluded observance of the National Donor’s Month in the province with the theme “Dugong Bigay, Dugtong Buhay”.

 

Cordillera autonomy gets support from Senators

MANILA, Aug. 16(PIA) -- The bid for a Cordillera autonomous region has gathered more support from in the national level.

 

Search and retrieval operations continue for TY Ompong missing victims in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet,  Sept. 18 (PIA) - -   Search and retrieval operations are underway  for a number of people  who are still missing when the old bunkhouse they  took refuge in   a village in  Itogon, Benguet  was  swept away by a landslide  during  Typhoon Ompong  over the weekend.

 

Baguio Latest News

CAR solons to finalize, submit Cordillera autonomy bill

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA) -- The Technical Working Group formed by the Committee on Local Government in the House of Representatives is set to meet to finalize  House Bill 5343: “An Act Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC).”

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DepEd -CAR sheds light on erroneous info on textbooks

BAGUIO CITY, Aug 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) in the region clarified that the erroneous information about the Cordillera Region and indigenous peoples in elementary textbooks did not pass through the department’s prescribed quality evaluation process.

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DOH reminds public to be cautious of Leptospirosis

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) - - The Department of Health Cordillera regional office reminds the public to be wary of Leptospirosis with 41 cases already recorded in the region from January to August 4 of this year.

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Mindanao lawmakers support passage of Cordillera autonomy bill

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) -- Representatives from Mindanao assured to support the passage of the Cordillera Autonomy Bill in Congress.

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Videoke challenge for crime prevention marks NCPW

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA) - -The Light Youth Gathering Group, through National Youth Commission’s Youth Organization Regional Program and other partners, is all set for the “Videoke Challenge” for crime prevention advocacy and campaign against illegal drugs.

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Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga among top rice producers in country

The province of Kalinga, dubbed as the rice granary of the North, is hailed as one of the top seven rice producers in the country by the Rice Achiever’s Awards (RAA) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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Role of home cited in proper nutrition

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga Aug. 2(PIA) -- Claiming everything starts at home, City Mayor Ferdinand B. Tubban stressed children should acquire education on the right nutrition in the home.

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25-bed hospital to rise in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 27 (PIA) -- Construction of the 25-bed Gabriela Mija Kim Medical Center will start following its groundbreaking recently led by Gov. Jocel Baac and witnessed by barangay officials.

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PNP’s ‘Project KABADANG’ reaches out to remote school

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 19 (PIA) - -  More than 50 pupils of Tangbay Elementary School (TES) this city benefited from “Project KABADANG” of the Kalinga Provincial Police Mobile Force Compnay (KPPMFC) receiving school supplies, T-shirts and goodies.

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Tabuk City LGU urges farmers to support MANA

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 24 (PIA) -- Farmers in this rice-producing city are urged by this City Agriculture Office to support the Maunlad na Agrikultura sa Nayon (MANA) as it assured the opening of 1,500 additional hectares of rice fields.

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Ifugao Latest News

Gotad Ad Ifugao fosters development anchored on culture and tourism

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 22 (PIA) --‘Munpaot’ (woodcarving), ‘bultung’ (wrestling), ‘tayo’ (native dance), and ‘hudhud’ chanting – these unique indigenous skills, games, dances, music, and food highlighted the 2018 Gotad Ad Ifugao as the province pushes for an inclusive growth anchored on their rich culture and tourism.

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Blood council cites partners for supporting programs

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug. 13 (PIA) - - A total of 15 individuals and institutions were cited during the just concluded observance of the National Donor’s Month in the province with the theme “Dugong Bigay, Dugtong Buhay”.

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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.

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Caravan mission serves 600 villagers in Ifugao town

TINOC, Ifugao, July 13 (PIA) - - A total of 600 folks from the barangays of Luhong and Danggo in this municipality were served during the one-day caravan mission by various government and non-government agencies.

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33 4Ps beneficiaries complete training course for security guards

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Aug. 2 (PIA)- - Thirty three individuals consisting of five females and 28 males from the municipalities of Banaue, Lamut, Mayoyao and this town completed their 10-days Pre-Licensing Training Course for Security Guards at the Kiangan Youth Hostel here funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

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Mt. Province Latest News

Ombudsman suspends Sabangan ABC president

SABANGAN, Mountain Province  – A municipal councilor and the outgoing president of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) was ordered suspended for three months without pay by the Office of the Ombudsman after finding him administratively liable for simple neglect of duty for his alleged failure to file his mandated Statement of Assets and Liabilities and Networth (SALN) for several years in the past.

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Fana-ang retains ABC President seat

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Punong Barangay Alexander N. Fana-ang of Barangay Bontoc Ili, Bontoc shall continue to sit as the ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Bayan of this capital town after he was re-elected as the President of the Municipal Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) on July 16, 2018.

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Mountain Province creates TB Provincial Coordinating Committee

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 3 (PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio C. Lacwasan, Jr.  recently issued Executive Order No. 11, s. 2018 creating the Tuberculosis Program – Provincial Coordinating Committee (TB-PCC).

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654 students hired under SPES in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 21 (PIA) -- The provincial and municipal local government units in the province continue their support  to the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to help the poor but deserving students earn an income during  vacation.

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IPMRs in Bontoc lauded for accomplishments

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

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Dear God, help me to explore the depths of Your love. I want to give to others what You have given to me.

Daily Reading

It’s Not About the Fish

Sighted numerous times off the coast of Australia’s South Queensland, Migaloo is the first albino humpback whale ever documented.

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Many Beautiful Things

Just before her death, artist and missionary Lilias Trotter looked out a window and saw a vision of a heavenly chariot.

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Walking God’s Way

“We’re going this way,” I said as I touched my son’s shoulder and redirected him through the crowd to follow his mom and sisters in front of us.

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Listening to Your Brother

“You need to listen to me, I’m your brother!” The plea came from a concerned older brother in my neighborhood and was directed to a younger sibling who was moving farther away from him than the older child was comfortable with.

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"Which will love him more?"

One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house, and took his place at table.

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"How shall I compare this generation?"

"To what then shall I compare the men of this generation, and what are they like?

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The Blessing of Encouragers

The 2010 movie The King’s Speech tells the story of England’s King George VI, who unexpectedly became monarch when his brother abandoned the throne.

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