Awesome Abra. Colorful and cheerful dancers during the Abra Kawayan Festival Street Dancing Competition that opening day of the March 5 to 9 Abra Kawayan Festival 2020. All 27 municipalities of Abra send in contingents for the competition. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Educational assistance. OWWA - CAR Regional Director Manuela Peña and OWWA Deputy Administrator Esther Margaux Uson posts with beneficiaries of Tuloy Aral Program, an educational grant for dependents of OFWs who experienced difficult circumstances to ensure that their schooling in public elementary and high schools will continue. The awarding was part of the Reaching Out to OWWA members and beneficiaries at Hotel Supreme, march 10. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Outstanding Women Leaders. Baguio City Mayor Benjamin magalong administers the oath taking of the Outstanding Women Leaders (OWLs) Inc new set of officials, namely: President - Emerita Fuerte, VP - Jennifer Mejia, Secretary: Mary Ann Tresmanio, Treasurer - Maria Christine Ponce Garcia, PRO - Maria Victoria Bugasto, Business Managers - Mila Lingbawan Singson & Jocelyn Mariano and Board of Advisers - Marlene Baltazar De Castro, Patricia Ann Gallardo Marcelo, Perlita Chan Rondez, Leah Fariñas & Imelda DC Bisnar. The City Officials and OWLS also lead the launching of the Kababaihan Festival 2020 during the Flag Raising Ceremony, Monday March 3. (CCD/PIA CAR)

Awesome Abra. Colorful and cheerful dancers during the Abra Kawayan Festival Street Dancing Competition that opening day of the March 5 to 9 Abra Kawayan Festival 2020. All 27 municipalities of Abra send in contingents for the competition. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

United Front vs COVID. DOH - CAR OIC Regional Director Dr. Amelita Pangilinan affirms that as of March 13, Cordillera remains zero or no confirmed case of COVID - 19 and there are 12 Person Under Investigation that are admitted to various health facilities, wherein four of the already tested negative. She also calls for public cooperation, as she assured that DOH, along with their partner government agencies and hospitals are ready to respond to any eventuality. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

City health reiterates call for strict compliance to ECQ

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 24 (PIA) - - The City Health Services Office reiterates the city government’s call for strict compliance to the enhanced community quarantine to control and prevent local transmission of the disease amid confirmation  of   the  first   positive COVID -19 case in the city.

La Trinidad enforces extreme enhanced community quarantine

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 29(PIA)--  Mayor Romeo Salda has placed   the entire municipality under Extreme Enhanced Community Quarantine (EECQ) from March 30 to March 31, 2020    following the confirmation of two COVID-19 positive cases    in the capital town  by the Department of  Health on Saturday.   

DOST-CAR, partners provide support kits for frontline workers

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 26 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology  in the Cordillera Region  partners  with its cooperators and other  enterprises in providing   some  personal protective equipment and  medical supplies for frontline workers  in  support to the battle against the corona virus.

Ifugao includes more stakeholders in TF COVID-19

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar.  27 (PIA) - - With the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)  fast spreading in different parts of the country , Governor  Jerry Dalipog  expanded  the membership of the COVID-19 Provincial Task Force (CPTF)  to include other stakeholders  to oversee and implement preventive measures  to stop the entry of  the dreaded disease in the province.  

Baguio cancels Panagbenga, suspends night market as COVID precaution

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 9 (PIA) - - With the latest development on the corona virus disease(COVID-19)  that prompted the declaration of state of Public Health Emergency throughout the  country,  the City Government of Baguio cancelled some major activities in the city  as a precautionary measure against the spread of the disease in the area.

Tabuk city beefs-up efforts amid COVID-19

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 27 (PIA) – The city government has scaled up its quick response efforts amid the COVID-19 crisis.

6 FRs in Mt. Province receive financial assistance under ECLIP

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar. 6(PIA) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently granted financial assistance to six former rebels (FRs) under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (ECLIP).

Baguio City LGU sets up sanitation tents in health facilities

BAGUIO CITY, Mar.  27 (PIA) -- Sanitation tents are set up at the different hospitals and health facilities in the city to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19.

Benguet mulls total lockdown to prevent COVID-19 spread

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar.  25 (PIA) - - The Provincial COVID Inter-Agency Task Force mulls the imposition of a province- wide total lockdown to protect the province from the dreaded corona virus 2019 or COVID-19.

Govt of Japan donates medical fixtures to Bontoc Gen. Hospital

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar. 9 (PIA) -- The government of Japan thru its embassy officials formally turned about the   P2.2 million worth of medical fixtures for the operating and delivery rooms for the Bontoc General Hospital (BoGH) here.

No lockdown in Abra but COVID precautionary measures strictly implemented

BANGUED, Abra, Mar. 13(PIA) -- Abra Governor Jocelyn Bernos clarified  that the province is not on a lockdown but precautionary measures are being strictly implemented to ensure the safety of Abrenians against the 2019 corona virus disease (COVID-19).

Abra LGUs buy veggies from farmers for donation to residents

BANGUED,Abra,  Mar. 24(PIA)-- The provincial and municipal government units of  Abra  bought   the vegetable produce of farmers in their localities  for distribution  to households   in the province affected by the ongoing enhanced community quarantiine(ECQ) over Luzon   in a bid to  curb the spread of  the corona virus disease or  COVID-19 .

Ifugao kicks-off Fire Prevention Month with fire Olympics

LAMUT, Ifugao, Mar. 6(PIA) - - The observance of Fire Prevention Month in the province opened with a fire olympics.

Price freeze on essential meds, medical supplies remains-DOH

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 5 (PIA) - - The Department of Health reiterates that price freeze on emergency essential medicines and medical supplies  is still in effect  amid the concern  on the possible  spread of the  novel coronavirus(COVID-19) and warns   drugstores and business establishments  against taking advantage of the situation.

DOH reports 10 new COVID cases, first local transmission in CAR

BAGUIO CITY-- The Department of Health confirmed today ten new COVID - 19   cases in the Cordillera Region   including the first local transmission. 

Mayor suspends classes in Baguio on March 13-22 due to COVID-19

BAGUIO CITY, Mar.12 (PIA) -- Mayor Benjamin Magalong suspends classes in all levels both private and public schools in the city from March 13 to 22, 2020 as a proactive measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Handwash stations now a must in gov't offices,establishments in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 27 (PIA) - - With proper handwashing as one of the preventive measures against the pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, all  government offices  and business establishments in Benguet province are  now required to provide  hand wash stations  accessible  to all clients and employees.

CRDRRMC calls for nominations to Gawad Kalasag 2020

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 6(PIA) -- Nominations for the 2020 Gawad Kalasag is now open and the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) is calling on member agencies and local DRRM councils to help in attracting more entries.

Vegetable shipments from La Trinidad suspended due to COVID-19 precautions

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Fresh vegetables from this part of the country would not be shipped to Metro Manila and other Luzon markets until Tuesday (March 31) after local officials placed the entire town on extreme enhanced community quarantine.

6 Ifugao cops receive Medalya ng Kagalingan

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar. 19(PIA) - - Six police officers received  citation for their  valued contributions in the arrest of wanted persons  in their respective area of assignments in the province.

Barangay exec seeks cooperation in continuing clearing efforts

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar. 11(PIA) -- The barangay executive of Poblacion South   in this capital town appeals for cooperation of everyone including government officials and employees on the continued implementation of the presidential directive to clear roads of illegal obstructions.

Kalinga appropriates P10M for COVID-19 prevention measures

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 20 (PIA) -- The Sangguniang Panlalawigan here has  appropriated  P10  million mitigation fund for COVID-19 prevention efforts in the province.

DOLE provides financial support to ECQ-affected workers

BAGUIO CITY, Mar.20 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is offering financial support of P5,000 to private sector workers whose works are  affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ)that is in effect in the entire island of Luzon due to the threat of COVID – 19.

Manam opens in SM City Baguio, its first shop outside the Greater Manila Area

The Moment Group introduces its beloved classics and twists to the Baguio dining scene as it brings its homegrown Comfort Filipino restaurant to the Summer Capital of the Philippines.

Baguio now has 10 COVID cases, Abra cases up to 2, Benguet has 2

 BAGUIO CITY –– The number of Baguio patients infected with the coronavirus disease has risen to 10, while Cordillera’s first COVID-19 case may have infected a second patient in Abra province, the Department of Health announced on Saturday (March 28).

619 nabbed in Cordillera for violating quarantine protocols

CAMP DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet – A total of 619 persons were arrested in the Cordillera Administrative Region for violation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), an official of the Provincial Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) said on Friday.

Lamut town closes gateways due to COVID concerns

LAMUT, Ifugao, Mar.  27 (PIA) - - After a week of the implementation of  the enhanced  community quarantine CQ and with   confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases  in  nearby areas,  the local chief executive   announced that  all entries  to and from this   municipality  dubbed the “Gateway  to Ifugao”   will be closed for the protection of everybody.

DENR, MENRO pursue Chico River Cleanup Program

Following their mandates, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) continues to conduct a massive water cleanup along Chico river within the municipality of Bontoc.

Baguio mayor orders border closure to non-essential travels

BAGUIO CITY, Mar.  28 -- Starting today, Baguio City will no longer allow entry of non-essential travellers including stranded residents from other provinces except Benguet.

Tabuk enforces restricted public transport

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga Mar.  19 (PIA)-- The police  is now strictly enforcing restricted public transport in  the city  with the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine to prevent th spread of  corona virus disease(COVID-19).

Baguio

Benguet

  • Vegetable shipments from La Trinidad suspended due to COVID-19 precautions

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Fresh vegetables from this part of the country would not be shipped to Metro Manila and other Luzon markets until Tuesday (March 31) after local officials placed the entire town on extreme enhanced community quarantine.

  • La Trinidad enforces extreme enhanced community quarantine

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 29(PIA)--  Mayor Romeo Salda has placed   the entire municipality under Extreme Enhanced Community Quarantine (EECQ) from March 30 to March 31, 2020    following the confirmation of two COVID-19 positive cases    in the capital town  by the Department of  Health on Saturday.   

  • Cordillera farmers throw away veggies due to lack of buyers amid COVID-19 quarantine

    Some Cordillera farmers went home with empty pockets after failing to sell their harvest at the La Trinidad Trading Post in Benguet due to low demand in vegetables in the region for the past days.

  • Benguet caretaker donates 1M to help fight coronavirus

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 27(PIA) -- House of Representative Committee of Appropriations Chairperson and Benguet Caretaker Cong. Eric Go Yap donated P1 million to augment the financial resources of the province during the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine in Luzon due to the threat of the COVID-19.

  • Handwash stations now a must in gov't offices,establishments in Benguet

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 27 (PIA) - - With proper handwashing as one of the preventive measures against the pandemic coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, all  government offices  and business establishments in Benguet province are  now required to provide  hand wash stations  accessible  to all clients and employees.

Mt. Province

IFUGAO

  • Lamut town closes gateways due to COVID concerns

    LAMUT, Ifugao, Mar.  27 (PIA) - - After a week of the implementation of  the enhanced  community quarantine CQ and with   confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases  in  nearby areas,  the local chief executive   announced that  all entries  to and from this   municipality  dubbed the “Gateway  to Ifugao”   will be closed for the protection of everybody.

  • Ifugao includes more stakeholders in TF COVID-19

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar.  27 (PIA) - - With the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)  fast spreading in different parts of the country , Governor  Jerry Dalipog  expanded  the membership of the COVID-19 Provincial Task Force (CPTF)  to include other stakeholders  to oversee and implement preventive measures  to stop the entry of  the dreaded disease in the province.  

  • 6 Ifugao cops receive Medalya ng Kagalingan

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar. 19(PIA) - - Six police officers received  citation for their  valued contributions in the arrest of wanted persons  in their respective area of assignments in the province.

  • Ifugao still COVID-free, urges vigilance to avert transmission

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar. (PIA) --The Provincial Health Office  enjoins the public to cooperate and report to their respective Barangay Health Emergency Response Team  individuals who came from  corona virus disease (COVID-19)- affected places for proper action  and monitoring to prevent local transmission.

  • DA-CAR official affirms RTL is pro-farmer

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar. 20 (PIA) - - The Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) that took effect last year promotes the general welfare of farmers nationwide.

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