DSWD Undersecretary Jose Ernesto Gaviola turns over SAP emergency cash assistance to , 92-year old Ana Amoy Taag at her residence in Labueg, Kapangan, Benguet, (RMC- PIA CAR)

Governor Marfia Jocelyn Bernos(left), DTI-Abra Director Samuel Gallardo(3rd from left) and representatives from partner agencies awrd livelihood kits to beneficiaries in conflict-affected areas in the province.

Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan sprays gin at the municipal grounds in Poblacion, Itogon, Benguet. The disinfectant being used came from the confiscated alcoholic drinks by the Itogon PNP since the start of the enhance community quarantine. (Itogon LGU photos)

Itogon municipal officials led by Mayor Victorio Palangdan pour bottles of gin in a container for disinfecting and cleaning of the Itogon municipal grounds and vehicles over the weekend. (Itogon LGU photos)

Distribution of the additional ESP-SAP in Kapangan, Benguet led by DSWD Undersecretary Jose Ernesto Gaviola and Cordillera Regional Director Leo Quintilla with DILG-CAR Regional Director Marlo Iringan assisted by Kapangan Mayor Many Fermin. (RMC- PIA-CAR)

CRDRRMC in parnership with the City Government of Baguio and Provincial LGU of Abra facilitate the return of LSIs to their residences. (RMC/PIA CAR)

CHED backs IFSU's anti-COVID-19 projects

LAMUT, Ifugao, June 20(PIA) - - Five anti-COVID-19 projects of the Ifugao State University (IFSU) received   funding support of almost P4 million from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).   

Apayao prepares COVID-9 treatment & monitoring facility

LUNA, Apayao, June 26(PIA) -- The Regional Evacuation Center in the province is being refurbished as temporary treatment and monitoring facility (TTMF) for COVID-19 cases in the province.

DA purchases tons of assorted crops directly from Ifugao farmers

ASIPULO, Ifugao, July 10 (PIA) - - More than 100 tons of agricultural crops from the municipalities of Asipulo and Tinoc were purchased by the Department of Agriculture in the  Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) in separate occasions recently.-

La Trinidad LGU resumes operation after 1 week lockdown

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 26(PIA) -- The municipal government has resumed operation   effective June 25   after a week-long suspension to allow   intensive contact tracing and disinfection activities.

DA inks MOU with Baguio City as pilot area for urban agri project

BAGUIO CITY, June 27(PIA) - - As a strategy to ensure food security amid the COVID pandemic, the Department of Agriculture and the City Government of Baguio signed a memorandum of understanding adopting the city of Baguio as pilot area for the implementation of Urban Agriculture Project (UAP).

Hatid Tulong Program brings home 33 LSIs from Abra

BANGUED, Abra, July 6(PIA) - - The government thru its Hatid Tulong program brought home  33 Abrenios stranded in the National Capital Region during the lockdown.  

Donors produce Php107,000 for Tinoc farmers

TINOC, Ifugao, July 1 (PIA) - - A group of farmers here who opted to donate their tomatoes and other crops to the municipality of Lagawe and other towns had received more than  P100,000 cash assistance from kind-hearted individuals.

Curfew tops violations of COVID-19 operations in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 5(PIA) - - The Police Provincial Office recorded significant decrease on criminality during the community quarantine period while infraction on curfew topped violations on COVID-19 operations.

Malacanang declares July 15 as special holiday in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, July 9(PIA) -- July 15, 2020 is a special non-working day in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) to mark its 33rd founding anniversary.  

DSWD-CAR disburses P266.87M for social pension of sr. citizens

 

BAGUIO CITY, July 10 (PIA) - - The Department of Social and Welfare and Development affirms that assistance to senior citizens remains to be a priority in this time of COVID-19 pandemic. 

DSWD – CAR Assistant Regional for Operations Amelyn Cabrera, in the online Kapihan Sa Baguio media forum here, reported that social pension for the first semester of this year has already been released to 88,959 senior citizens in Cordillera who are enrolled in the program.  A total of P266, 877,000 has already been disbursed covering their stipends for January up to June.    

The senior citizens  who  received their social pension include 21,070 are from Abra; 9,809 in Apayao; 1,777 in Baguio City; 18,625 in Benguet; 14,555 in Ifugao; 13,759 in Kalinga and 9,305 in Mountain Province.

Under the DSWD Social Pension Program, enlisted beneficiaries are entitled to P500 stipend per month to augment their subsistence and other medical needs.  

Cabrera  also disclosed that  to date, there are also 29 centenarians (100 - years old) in Cordillera that have already received P100,000 cash grant each from DSWD pursuant to the Centenarian Act of 2016. (JDP/CCD-PIA CAR)

La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda, (left), Baguio Congressman Mark Go (middle) and Asst. Regional Director Enrique Gascon (right) along with  other DSWD - CAR Officials give updates on their programs and services during the PIA Cordillera- led Kapihan media forum. (CCD/PIA CAR)

By Carlito C. Dar

 

Apayao welcomes home more LSIs

LUNA, Apayao, July 6(PIA) -- The provincial government welcomed three locally stranded individuals today who were ferried home from Manila thru the “Hatid  Tulong Program” of the national government.

Baguio dairy farm wants to be Cordillera’s milk capital

BAGUIO CITY – A total of 59 cows from Australia starts the road to making the Department of Agriculture-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) owned a dairy farm in Barangay Dontogan here as the milk capital of the Cordilleras.

Cordillera cops destroy P61-M marijuana in Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY – Policemen in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) destroyed PHP61.6 million worth of marijuana plants during a three-day eradication operation in Kalinga province.

5 LGUs in CAR remain COVID-19 moderate risk areas

BAGUIO CITY, July 1(PIA)- -  Five   local   government units(LGUs)  in the  Cordillera Region are still classified as moderate risk areas of COVID 19 while two LGUS  are categorized as  low-risk areas  and placed  under   moderate community quarantine(MGCQ) from July 1 to 15.

6 more coronavirus patients recover in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Health in the Cordillera Administrative Region (DOH-CAR) reported that six more have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Saturday.

Former ranking CPP member in CAR receives E-CLIP assistance

BAGUIO CITY, July 2(PIA) -- The government awarded financial assistance under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP) to a ranking member of the Communist Party of the Philippines who surrendered recently.

Benguet Gen. Hospital sends off 11 COVID-19 recovered patients

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 26(PIA) -- Eleven patients who recovered from COVID-19 were sent home from the Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) on Thursday.

Maj. Indammog buried, tribemates demand justice

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 9 (PIA) - - The late Major Marvin Indammog of the Philippine Army was buried yesterday at the Good Sheperd Cemetery, Mapaoay, Ipil, this city amidst demand for  justice for his death and three of his men.

Baguio HEIs urged to forgo collection of miscellaneous fees

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio City Council has filed a resolution requesting higher education institutions (HEIs) to grant a full or partial discount on student's miscellaneous fees.

Cordillera churns out 200 rookie cops

CAMP BADO DANGWA, LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – A total of 200 newly appointed Patrolman/Patrolwoman took their oath as members of the Philippine National Police in a simple ceremony on Wednesday.

CRDRRMC calls on Cordillera resiliency for COVID-19 and typhoon season

BAGUIO CITY, June 26 (PIA) - - Preparedness for the typhoon season is not new to Cordillerans but dealing alongside with the COVID pandemic  calls forth a stronger partnership and coordination among government agencies, local government units and local communities to ensure a disaster –resilient region.

66% of Cordillera learners enrolled for SY 2020-2021

BAGUIO CITY – More than 309,000 of the expected 430,000 learners in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) have already enrolled for the school year 2020-2021.

Unity, strong leadership highlighted as key points of CAR resiliency

BAGUIO CITY, July 2 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC)  stressed on strong leadership  and unity as key points of Cordillera  resiliency as it launched   July observance of National Disaster Resilience Month with a simple ceremony highlighted by a thanksgiving and multi – faith ecumenical prayers.

STARPAY DIGITIZES AYUDA FROM DSWD

MANILA, PHILIPPINES--- Beneficiaries of the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP) will now have the opportunity to receive their government subsidies through accredited Financial Service Providers (FSP). Recipients identified by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will be able to use and withdraw their stipends in accredited banks and institutions in a faster, easier, and safer process.

Baguio

  • Malacanang declares July 15 as special holiday in CAR

    BAGUIO CITY, July 9(PIA) -- July 15, 2020 is a special non-working day in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) to mark its 33rd founding anniversary.  

  • DSWD-CAR disburses P266.87M for social pension of sr. citizens

     

    BAGUIO CITY, July 10 (PIA) - - The Department of Social and Welfare and Development affirms that assistance to senior citizens remains to be a priority in this time of COVID-19 pandemic. 

    DSWD – CAR Assistant Regional for Operations Amelyn Cabrera, in the online Kapihan Sa Baguio media forum here, reported that social pension for the first semester of this year has already been released to 88,959 senior citizens in Cordillera who are enrolled in the program.  A total of P266, 877,000 has already been disbursed covering their stipends for January up to June.    

    The senior citizens  who  received their social pension include 21,070 are from Abra; 9,809 in Apayao; 1,777 in Baguio City; 18,625 in Benguet; 14,555 in Ifugao; 13,759 in Kalinga and 9,305 in Mountain Province.

    Under the DSWD Social Pension Program, enlisted beneficiaries are entitled to P500 stipend per month to augment their subsistence and other medical needs.  

    Cabrera  also disclosed that  to date, there are also 29 centenarians (100 - years old) in Cordillera that have already received P100,000 cash grant each from DSWD pursuant to the Centenarian Act of 2016. (JDP/CCD-PIA CAR)

    La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda, (left), Baguio Congressman Mark Go (middle) and Asst. Regional Director Enrique Gascon (right) along with  other DSWD - CAR Officials give updates on their programs and services during the PIA Cordillera- led Kapihan media forum. (CCD/PIA CAR)

    By Carlito C. Dar

     

  • 66% of Cordillera learners enrolled for SY 2020-2021

    BAGUIO CITY – More than 309,000 of the expected 430,000 learners in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) have already enrolled for the school year 2020-2021.

  • 7 LSIs arrive in Baguio thru Hatid Tulong program

    BAGUIO CITY, July 6(PIA) – Seven residents of Baguio who were stranded in Manila   in the past months with the imposition of community quarantine due to COVID-19 are finally back in the city.

  • 48th Nutrition Month focuses on stunting reduction, nutrition amid COVID –19

    BAGUIO CITY, July 5 (PIA) - - The National Nutrition Council(NNC) leads the observance of the 48th National Nutrition Month which focuses on stunting reduction and the role of good nutrition in COVID - 19 prevention.

Benguet

Mt. Province

  • DOST-CAR assists community-based muscovado processing in Besao

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, June12 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera Administrative Region  (DOST - CAR) through its Local Grants in Aid project continues  to provide appropriate science and technology intervention to micro, small and medium enterprises to increase productivity, improve the quality of their products, and strengthen product market competitiveness.

  • Police, APF, priest engage Mt. Province youth in songfest while under CQ

    SAGADA, Mountain Province, June 11(PIA)-- The  joint project  of the uniformed personnel and  a Catholic priest here to engage  the youth  creatively making  use of their time and improving  their  musical talent  while on community quarantine is a big success that a second round is set in motion.

  • Mt. Province declares CPP-NPA, other lawless elements 'persona non-grata'

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 31(PIA)- -  The  provincial government  joins the Sangguniang Bayan of the ten municipalities of the province in condemning the terroristic actions of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) and other  lawless elements in their respective jurisdictions.

  • Sadanga's culture, values of community solidarity,cooperation reaffirmed in COVID pandemic

    BAGUIO CITY, June 1 (PIA) -- For the people of Sadanga, Mountain Province,  the COVID-19 pandemic  reaffirmed that  their culture and values of community solidarity and cooperation are alive.

  • LGUs cooperate in bringing home LSIs,returning OFWs

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 27(PIA) --In  continuing efforts to expedite  the  return of the  locally stranded individuals (LSIs)  and overseas Filipino workers(OFWs) to be reunited with their families, the  provincial and  municipal local government units complement  each other.  

IFUGAO

  • 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.

  • DA purchases tons of assorted crops directly from Ifugao farmers

    ASIPULO, Ifugao, July 10 (PIA) - - More than 100 tons of agricultural crops from the municipalities of Asipulo and Tinoc were purchased by the Department of Agriculture in the  Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) in separate occasions recently.-

  • Ifugao records drop of crime volume for first sem of 2020

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 6(PIA) - - Crime volume in the province has decreased by 47% percent this first quarter of 2020 compared to the same period  last year, the Ifugao Provincial Police Office (IPPO) reported.

  • Donors produce Php107,000 for Tinoc farmers

    TINOC, Ifugao, July 1 (PIA) - - A group of farmers here who opted to donate their tomatoes and other crops to the municipality of Lagawe and other towns had received more than  P100,000 cash assistance from kind-hearted individuals.

  • PTF-ELCAC sets community-based enterprise dev project in Tinoc

    TINOC, Ifugao, June 27(PIA) - - Members of the Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (PTF-ELCAC) will implement here a  seven-month training that will benefit the community and other special clients in support to Executive Order 70 or Whole of Nation Approach  to end Local communist armed conflicts.

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