Abra, Mt. Province hires top archery coaches for Caraa meet

EVEN with the hiring of top trainers by the different provinces, Baguio City archery coach John Hongitan remains upbeat of the city’s chances when the 2018 edition of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (Caraa) opens February 4.

 

Benguet monitoring vegetable frost

THE province of Benguet remains at risk of andap or vegetable frost with the continued drop in temperature. Provincial Agriculturist Lolita Bentres said they are closely monitoring Barangays Paoay and Cattubo in Atok which often experience frost.

 

Philex completes P21 million infra projects in Tuba town

TUBA, Benguet –Philex Mining Corp. completed P21 million worth of infrastructure projects in this town which, along with Itogon, hosts the company’s Padcal mine, a gold-and-copper operations for 2017 in the barangays of Camp 3, Camp 1, and Ansagan.

 

DPWH told to stop P5.5B Chico project

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Provincial officials and concerned government agencies urged the Department of Public Works and Highways – Lower Kalinga Engineering District (DPWH-LKED) to stop the implementation of the P5.5 billion lower Chico river flood control project pending the presentation and adoption of the master plan of the project by the Provincial Development Council.

 

Icy Baguio back again as Mercury Plummets

BAGUIO CITY – Slight to moderate breezes blanketed the City of Pines and neighboring towns of Benguet sending the temperature on a downward spiral, making recent nights of these favorite summer destinations experience its well-known, and the visitors’ well-liked, chilly effects.

 

Mayor alarmed over garbage dumping at Puguis-Lamtang Road

LA TRINIDAD Mayor Romeo Salda ordered forests guard within the Puguis-Lamtang Road to man the area after the unabated dumping of garbage during the holidays.

 

No rehabilitated drug personality backslides aftercare in Ifugao

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Dec. 28 (PIA) -- No one from the more than 100 rehabilitated drug personalities at the Ifugao Reflection Camp (IRC) here has relapsed in the first three months of their aftercare, according to the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer (PSWDO).  

 

No definite timetable for federalism

BAGUIO CITY  – An official of the Committee Policy and Budget Research Department of the House of Representatives  revealed that the present administration has no definite timetable for the planned shift from the presidential to federal form of the bureaucracy.

 

BENECO forfeits P37.9 million bond of contractor

BAGUIO CITY  – The Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) ordered the forfeiture of the performance bond and bank guarantee posted by PHESCO, Inc. for the construction of the 3-megawatt Man-asoc minihydro project in Sebang, Buguias after the rescission of its contract with the cooperative due to serious delays in the programmed works for the project.

 

Kalinga enacts anti-smoking ordinance

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 29 (PIA) -- Smoking in public places including conveyances and sale of tobacco products to minors are no longer allowed in this province.

 

Kilusang Pagbabago - Ifugao chapter elects officers

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Dec. 28 (PIA) -- Members of the Kilusang Pagbabago – Lead Organization Inc. (KPLOI)  Ifugao Chapter elected their provincial officers to lead the organization in helping the government in its campaign for good governance.

 

Benguet General Hospital transfer of operations eyed

BENGUET officials are seeking the transfer of the management and operation of the Benguet General Hospital to the Department of Health.

 

PPP is still best for city’s Panagbenga

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored that public-private partnership (PPP) is still the best way for the annual conduct of the Panagbenga or the Baguio flower festival, the city’s internationally recognized crowd-drawing event, to ensure its sustainability as a must-see event in the country.

 

DOH monitors 25 firecracker- related injuries in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 8 (PIA) -- The Department of Health–Cordillera Regional Office recorded 25 firecracker – related injuries from 21 December 2017 to 05 January 2018.

 

Jeepney registration still on

OPERATORS and drivers in Baguio City can have a sigh of relief. Romy Romero, Baguio-Benguet representative to Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators na tutol sa Phaseout [STOP] National Council of Leaders is thankful for a smooth jeepney registration ongoing at the Land Transportation Office adding all pending registrations halted in December are now being honored with strict guidelines.

 

Bauko donates lot for evacuation center

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – The local government donated some 2,000 square meters of its property in Poblacion as the site of the evacuation center to be put up by the Cordillera office of Civil Defense (OCD-CAR) to help strengthen disaster risk reduction and management in the province.

 

New Year revelry the ‘Kalinga’ way

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 8 (PIA) -- The Kalinga police introduced a unique way of welcoming the New Year – using the gong instead of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices which cause harm.

 

Euro 4 jeeps to be used in Baguio

AT LEAST 15 Euro-4 compliant jeepneys will soon ply the major routes in the city following the omnibus franchise for public utility vehicles.

 

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Baguio Latest News

Abra, Mt. Province hires top archery coaches for Caraa meet

EVEN with the hiring of top trainers by the different provinces, Baguio City archery coach John Hongitan remains upbeat of the city’s chances when the 2018 edition of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (Caraa) opens February 4.

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BGHMC AdBoard, FRB Foundation share joy to city inmates

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Advisory Board and the Fernando – Rosa Bautista Foundation continue to share blessings, this time to the inmates of the Baguio City Jail.

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Baguio City launches National Bible Month

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- The City Government of Baguio through the Baguio Character Council launched the National Bible Month celebration during the first Monday flag ceremony of the year at the city hall grounds.

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DOH iterates total ban on sale and use of firecrackers can ensure public safety

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- The Department of Health reiterates its call for the public, local government units and other partner agencies to continue to push for a total ban on the sale and use of firecrackers to ensure health and safety especially of children.

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Baguio's water supply seen to improve

BAGUIO Water District has assured the public of an improved water supply once the rehabilitation of the rain catchment basin in Mount Sto. Tomas is completed later this year.

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Kalinga Latest News

‘Halfway’ house for former rebels to rise in Kalinga soon

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 24 (PIA) -- The Kalinga halfway house for former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels under the government’s Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) will soon rise at the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office compound, here.

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184 poor Kalinga families receive piglet dispersal

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 26 (PIA) -- One hundred eighty-four poor families from 11 barangays of this city are the latest recipients of dispersal piglets from the joint livelihood project of the provincial and city local government units and the International Association for Transformation (IAT).

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DTI warns consumers against online scams

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- As the wave of the future is e-consumerism, consumers are warned to be vigilant against scams and to protect themselves from the perils that come with the advances of the digital age.

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200 CAR entrepreneurs learn tips to be successful in ASENSO

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Entrepreneurs should have the drive, vision, flexibility, and open mindedness to succeed.

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Baac orders Capitol employees to clean hospital

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – Responding to issues of sanitation and the criticisms that came with it, Governor Jocel Baac has ordered employees of the Provincial Capitol to take up cleaning duty at the Kalinga Provincial Hospital (KPH).

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Ifugao Latest News

Farmers organization receives assistance for milling machine

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 28 (PIA) - - Budget for transporting rice products for milling at the Poblacion  here will  no longer  be a problem   for residents of  barangay Caba with the acquisition of a brand new rice mill by a community organization.

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No rehabilitated drug personality backslides aftercare in Ifugao

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Dec. 28 (PIA) -- No one from the more than 100 rehabilitated drug personalities at the Ifugao Reflection Camp (IRC) here has relapsed in the first three months of their aftercare, according to the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer (PSWDO).  

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Ifugao town uses ‘Moma’ ordinance fines for environmental protection

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- This corn-producing municipality has a new source of funds for environmental protection that will benefit the community.

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DTI-Ifugao monitors strict implementation of consumer protection laws

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the province is committed to continuously protect the consumer against deceptive, unfair and unconscionable sale acts and practices.

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Kilusang Pagbabago - Ifugao chapter elects officers

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Dec. 28 (PIA) -- Members of the Kilusang Pagbabago – Lead Organization Inc. (KPLOI)  Ifugao Chapter elected their provincial officers to lead the organization in helping the government in its campaign for good governance.

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Mt. Province Latest News

Sagada NHS bags 1st place in Essay Writing Contest

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Recognizing the role of the youth in the fight against illegal drugs, an Essay Writing Contest was participated in by the public and private junior and senior high school learners in the province on November 17, 2017.

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DOST SETUP assists 8 entrepreneurs in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 24(PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is assisting this year eight micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the province under its Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP).

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3 former rebels receives CLIP livelihood assistance

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 8(PIA) – Three former rebels in the province who recently returned to mainstream society received livelihood assistance from the national government’s Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP)

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MP caretaker calls for support to development

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Kalinga Rep. and newly appointed Mountain Province caretaker Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang called on the local officials and the people of this landlocked province for their support and active involvement in the implementation of the unimplemented programs, projects and advocacies of the late Rep. Maximo Dalog, Sr. to sustain the overall growth and development of the province.

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DOE holds alternative fuels and energy technologies forum in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province  Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera conducted IEC on Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies last November 7 in this mountain resort town.

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Daily Reading

"Is it lawful... to save life or to kill?"

Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there who had a withered hand. And they watched him, to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him.

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"The Son of man is Lord of the Sabbath"

One Sabbath he was going through the grain fields; and as they made their way his disciples began to pluck heads of grain.

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"Fasting or feasting?"

Now John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting; and people came and said to him, "Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?"

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"We have found the Messiah!"

The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples;  and he looked at Jesus as he walked, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God!" 

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"Many sinners were sitting with Jesus"

He went out again beside the sea; and all the crowd gathered about him, and he taught them.  And as he passed on, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax office, and he said to him, "Follow me." And he rose and followed him.

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"We never saw anything like this!"

And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room for them, not even about the door; and he was preaching the word to them.

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The Lord Jesus can make me clean

And a leper came to him begging him, and kneeling said to him, "If you will, you can make me clean." 

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