DOH - CAR OIC Regional Director Dr. Amelita Pangilinan reminds the public that as the Modified General Community Quarantine in Cordillera continues, all must stay vigilant and prioritize health and safety measures needed to protect themselves, their families and the communtiy from the COVID virus. CCD/PIA CAR)

Mr. Iori Kato from UNFPA and hospital staff of Santa Ana Hospital poses in front of triage tent for patients with COVID-19 symptoms donated by UNFPA supported by the Government of Australia to help the hospital with infection prevention and control.

Regional Development and Security. DA Secretary William Dar, in his capacity as the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for CAR, presided a joint meeting of the RTF - ELCAC and the RPOC at Baguio Country Club. Dar was joined by Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong at the main table as the chairperson of the Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

UNFPA representative meets with the Chief of OB GYNE and Head of WCPU from Batangas Medical Center where UNFPA provided emergency maternity tent facility, WCPU tent and COVID-19 triaging tent to make their services more accessible to mothers, women, young people and COVID-19 patients.

CORDS for CAR and DA Secretary William Dar with officials of the Cordillera Regional Development Council join the toast of rice wine as part of the

Agriculture Secretary William Dar stresses Cordillera's strong potential for regional progress and advancement as strong partner for economic development and nation building. (CCD/PIA CAR)

EU-funded civil society empowerment project launched in Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, July 27 (PIA) – A  project that seeks to empower civil society organizations (CSOs) in the area and take part in the undertakings of the local government on climate and disaster risk resiliency was recently launched in this town.

Ifugao LSP recipients commit for economic progress

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 17 (PIA) - - Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Seeding Program (LSP) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) committed to use the assistance to grow not only for their enterprises or organizations but for the whole community to  achieve economic progress. 

27 individuals in Abra town finish computer literacy training

LAGAYAN, Abra, Aug. 5(PIA) -- Amid the Corona Virus -19 pandemic, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in Abra(TESDA-Abra) continues its training programs  for local government units.

Lagawe town on temporary lockdown for 2 days

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 20 (PIA) - - Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr  placed  this morning the whole municipality under temporary lockdown  for two days to facilitate contract tracing, testing and disinfection after three new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded today.

Benguet shows its best practice on protocol for returning residents to WHO-DOH

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 16(PIA) -- The Benguet provincial government showed its   best practice on COVID 19 response particularly on protocols for returning residents to representatives from the World Health Organization and the Department of Health here last week.

Hatid Tulong brings home 8 Kalinga LSIs

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 27 (PIA) - - Eight Locally Stranded Individuals (LSI) arrived home today through the Hatid Tulong program of government.

Baguio LGU reiterates advice to public to take extra care vs COVID

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 11(PIA) - - The City Government of Baguio reiterates anew the importance of prioritizing health and safety by strictly adhering to the minimum health standards at home, workplaces and when going out of their houses  as COVID – 19 cases continue to rise.

Cong Yap files bill declaring Cordillera Day as a regular holiday

BAGUIO CITY, July 17(PIA) -- ACT-CIS Representative and Benguet Legislative Caretaker Cong. Eric Go Yap has filed a bill declaring Cordillera Day as a holiday yearly.

NEDA reports good macro–economic performance for CAR until COVID hit

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) - - The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reported a good macro – economic performance for Cordillera for fiscal year 2019 but with the COVID – 19 hitting the country in March this year causing setback in the region’s economy, stronger and united front among development planners and stakeholders is needed to strengthen resiliency and to put the recovery plan in action.

OWWA assists more than 2000 returning OFWs in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 5(PIA)--The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) continues to assist returning overseas workers back home to their residences in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).

DepEd-Baguio to pilot test new learning modalities in 4 schools

BAGUIO CITY, July 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Education – Schools Division Baguio City is set to pilot test the different distance learning modalities in  four schools in two barangays before the formal school opening of school year 2020-2021.

DepEd-Benguet produces mental health video resource material

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 6(PIA) - - Mental health issue is one of the concerns during the community quarantine period due to the controlled movement making students idle as they cannot go out.  Among the mental health concerns are suicidal behavior, depression, and feeling of uselessness.

Pudtol records 3 new COVID cases

PUDTOL, Apayao, Aug. 10(PIA)--Aggressive contact tracing  is now ongoing  for people who may have come in  contact  with  the   three new COVID-19 positive  cases in the municipality.

La Trinidad LGU requires wearing of face shields effective Aug. 10

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 8(PIA)- - Wearing of face shield  as a measure to   mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 is now required in the municipality.

Magalong issues stricter guidelines as COVID – 19 cases rise

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA) - - Mayor Benjamin Magalong announced  stricter guidelines and reminds people anew to strictly observe the basic minimum health standards  as drastic increase in COVID – 19 cases were recorded in the region  over the weekend. 

2 NPA members surrender in Benguet on Cordillera Day

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 17(PIA) -- The Benguet Provincial Police Office presented two rebels who surrendered to government authorities at the Benguet PPO Headquarters at the Camp Bado Dangwa here on July 15 as the Cordillera Administratove Region  commemorated its 33rd  foundation anniversary.

Apayao PNP office on lockdown due to 2 new COVID-19 cases

LUNA, Apayao, Aug. 4 (PIA) -- The Apayao Provincial Police Office has been placed on lockdown  on Monday until further notice following the confirmation of two   police officers as the  newest COVID-19   cases in the province.

BENECO assures stable, affordable and reliable electricity

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA) - - The Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) assures member consumers in Baguio and Benguet that despite losses in revenues due to the COVID pandemic, it  will continue to work in ensuring the availability of stable, affordable and reliable supply of electricity.

PDRRMC calls for consistency in observance of minimum health protocols

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug. 9(PIA) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Council  enjoins the public to be consistent in their observance of the minimum health protocols as the province recorded two new COVID-19 cases today.

Hanging bridge in Kalinga ELCAC barangay nears completion

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Aug. 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Public Works and Highways – Lower Kalinga District Engineering Office (DPWH-LKDEO) is fastracking the completion of phase 2 of the Tappo, Apatan hanging bridge in this town amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

DWCB-Bangued allows use of dorm as isolation facility

BANGUED, Abra,July 20(PIA) -- A dormitory in Divine Word College of Bangued (DWCB) was freely opened by the church to serve as an isolation unit for the municipality.

DPWH, PICE ready to build quarantine facilities in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug 5 (PIA) - - Gearing up for the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is ready to construct quarantine facilities in the province  as soon as funds  are available.

CPOC advises not to let one's guard down in this time of pandemic

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 6(PIA) -- In this time of COVID-19 pandemic, don’t put your guard down   instead always be on your toes as unscrupulous individuals and groups would like to take advantage of the situation for their benefit.

Soldiers turn idle lands into vegetable gardens

ASIPULO, Ifugao, Aug. 7 (PIA) - - Soldiers assigned in the province have started turning idle lands productive, environment friendly and as source of vegetables for the troopers.

Stay vigilant as COVID-19 cases continue to increase

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 9 (PIA) -- Governor Melchor Diclas appeals to the people of Benguet to continue to remain vigilant and to strictly adhere to the public health standards as COVID-19 cases in the province and its nearby city of Baguio continue  to rise.

PNP urges Kalinga LGUs to put 'persona non grata’ resolutions into action

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 9(PIA) - - The Philippine National Police (PNP)  urged  local officials and citizens to put into action passed resolutions declaring New People’s Army (NPA) members  as “persona non grata.”

DILG launches 'Disiplina Muna' advocacy campaign in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, July 22 (PIA) - - The Department of Interior and Local Government Cordillera Regional Office (DILG – CAR) led today the regional launching of the “Disiplina Muna” advocacy campaign, which aims to instill the virtue of discipline as a key strategy in ensuring good governance and active citizens’ participation towards nation building.

Maintain defensive mindset as COVID - 19 threat remains

BAGUIO CITY, July 17 (PIA) - - The Department of Health reminds the people to remain on the defensive mode against the Coronavirus disease (COVID – 19)   as the community quarantine    enters its fifth month.

DILG reports 4,574 LSIs from CAR assisted thru inter-agency efforts

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 6(PIA) - - The Department of the Interior and Local Government reported that 4,574 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) in the Cordillera Region were assisted by inter – agency efforts to date.

CORDS for CAR backs autonomy towards regional development

BAGUIO CITY, July 17 (PIA) - - Agriculture Secretary William Dar, the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for the Cordillera Administrative Region(CAR),  reaffirmed his support to  the region’s pursuit of regional autonomy and development as he  rallied local officials and the people as  the  main agents of progress.

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  • Soldiers turn idle lands into vegetable gardens

    ASIPULO, Ifugao, Aug. 7 (PIA) - - Soldiers assigned in the province have started turning idle lands productive, environment friendly and as source of vegetables for the troopers.

  • DTI-Ifugao launches 'Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay' program

    KIANGAN, Ifugao, July 24 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) launched   the  "Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay" (NSB) in the province to help propel economic growth in the grassroots.

  • Lagawe town on temporary lockdown for 2 days

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 20 (PIA) - - Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr  placed  this morning the whole municipality under temporary lockdown  for two days to facilitate contract tracing, testing and disinfection after three new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded today.

  • Ifugao LSP recipients commit for economic progress

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 17 (PIA) - - Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Seeding Program (LSP) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) committed to use the assistance to grow not only for their enterprises or organizations but for the whole community to  achieve economic progress. 

  • DA,Philmech award machineries to 6 Ifugao farmers groups

    LAMUT, Ifugao, July 10 (PIA) - - Six farmers organizations in the province recently received agricultural machineries from the Department of Agriculture (DA) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) mechanization program to improve their farming systems and be competitive.

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