TESDA-CAR Regional Director Manuel Wong awards the training certificates to the first batch of trainees under the TESDA Special Skills Training Program for the typhoon affected residents of Itogon during the launching last week. RMC PIA-CAR

A community tree planting was done at the Burnham Park in celebration of the 30th year anniversary celebration of the Baguio Regreening Movement last week. RMC PIA-CAR

Ibaloy children are awed by the newly unveiled Bantayog Wikang Filipino in recognition to the Ibaloy dialect which was placed at the Ibaloy Heritage Park in Burnham Park last week

DENR Sec. Roy Cimatu ordered the Provincial Mining Regulatory Board of Benguet to fast track the declaration of the minahang bayan at a proposed site in Sitio Luneta, Barangay Loacan in Itogon, Benguet which will be used by the small scale miners during the dialogue at the DENR-CAR last week. RMC PIA-CAR

Typhoon affected children eat their meal at the evacuation center in Bua, Tuding in Itogon, Benguet. At least 14 families are still living at this evacuation center as their houses are located in danger zones in Itogon, Benguet.

Mankayan Mayor Materno Luspian and Benguet Vice Governor Florence Tingbaoen filed their respective certificates of candidacy under the Lakas CMD Party at the COMELEC Benguet Provincial Office on Monday. RMC PIA-CAR

Retired Police General Benjamin Magalong joins the world of politics as he will try his luck for the mayoralty post in Baguio City. RMC PIA-CAR

The PDP LABAN Benguet bets led by former Governor Nestor Fongwan who will run for Congressman and former Buguias Mayor Melchor Diclas who will run for the gubernatorial post. RMC PIA-CAR

Candidates for various positions in Baguio City and Benguet flock the COMELEC office during the last day of filing of the certificates of candidacy. RMC PIA-CAR

DTI, partners call for stronger partnership for safe and fair e – commerce market

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 4 (PIA) - - As e – commerce continues to gain ground, it is equally important for the consumers and the business sector to work hand in hand with the government in ensuring a safe a fair digital market in the country.

HUDCC assures calamity resilient houses for Itogon

BAGUIO CITY -- The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) in the region will develop communities with quality and resilient houses for the families in Itogon displaced by Typhoon “Ompong” (Mangkhut).

Cosalan bids politics goodbye

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, September 29 – Five-term Rep. Ronald M. Cosalan, today, announced that he is going to retire from politics after the lapse of his three-term limit next year to give the opportunity for young and upcoming leaders to show their worth in serving the people of the province.

COMELEC expects peaceful COC filing in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 15(PIA) -- The Commission on Elections expects peaceful and smooth filing of certificates of candidacy (COC) in the region for the upcoming May 2019 elections.

Sen. Villar to keynote 9th Benguet Coop Convention

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct. 15 (PIA) - - About 300 cooperative members are expected to attend the 9th Benguet Cooperative Convention on October 16 – 17, which fosters harmonious relationship among cooperative members and a venue for discussing issues and concerns and share best practices to improve their lot.

2018 Cordillera model OFW families feted

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 10 (PIA) - - The families of Overseas Filipino Workers  Conrado Sevilleja of  Danglas , Abra and Fernando Salib – o of Sta. Marcela,  Apayao are the Cordillera regional winners of the 2018 search for Model OFW Family of the Year Awards (MOFYA).

LT housing project stopped by Mayor Salda

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Mayor Romeo Salda ordered the contractor of a controversial housing project in this town to cease and desist from pursuing the implementation of the project because of reported serious violations on the conditions of the development permit issued for the project.

Classes suspended in 8 schools in Itogon danger zones

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct. 15 (PIA) - -Classes in eight schools located in danger zones in this town were suspended  for the safety of the pupils, teachers and school personnel.

DOH gains more LGU health team partners

 

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 2 (PIA) - - The Department of Health gains more partners in ensuring the delivery of responsive health programs and services to rural communities and underserved area  with more eight local government unit  health teams graduating from the Municipal Leadership and Governance Program or MLGP.

NTFMC closes small-scale mining operations in Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct. 16(PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) spearheaded the two-day ‘Operation Itogon’ to ensure that all small scale mining activities in this municipality are stopped.

Pres. Duterte approves expansion of BGHMC, 3 other hospitals in N. Luzon

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 15 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed into law the improvement and expansion of four government-owned hospitals in Northern Luzon including the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC).

City land use plan amendment pressed

Baguio City Councilor Mylen Yaranon is pushing for amendments to include culture and environment in the Comprehensive Land Use Plan (Clup) to strengthen and include facets needed to manage growth.

CJH's anniversary focuses on health,environment advocacy

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 3 (PIA) - - The Camp John Hay is set to celebrate its 115th Foundation Anniversary on October 19 t0 21 with activities aligned to health promotion and environmental protection advocacy.

Aussie gov’t provides aid to 498 families in Kalinga

RIZAL, Kalinga, Oct. 8 (PIA) -- The Australian government, in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross, distributed relief goods  to 498 families  who were affected by the recent typhoon in this town.
School  children welcome Australia Deputy Head of Mission in the Philippines  Mat Kimberly and his party  to Rizal, Kalinga

Former rebel receives assistance under E-CLIP

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 10 (PIA) - - A former rebel  received assistance under the Expanded Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) of the government last Tuesday.

Nat'l Statistics Month 2018 focuses on vital tourism data

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 9 (PIA) - - “Exploring Philippine Numbers in Wonders: Statistics Towards Sustainable Development.”

Kalinga geothermal project progresses to exploration drilling

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct.  15 (PIA) - - Geothermal exploration in the province is progressing   with drilling targeted to start next year.

Lamut leads Cordillera LGUs in competitiveness index

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 17 (PIA) - - The  municipality of Lamut in  Ifugao  leads this year’s top performing Cordillera local government units in the 2018 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) of the National Competitiveness Council.

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