PEZA presents new thrust to bolster investment

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 10(PIA) - - Revolutionization is now the by word of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) in enhancing its thrust to bolster investments across towns, cities, provinces, regions and outside the country.

 

Kalinga enterprise council strengthens convergence

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 9 (PIA) - - Government front liners tasked to provide livelihood and trainings  to cooperatives and other organized groups    have strengthened  convergence and will conduct  visitations to see the impact of  assistance extended.

 

“Strawberry Field Forever” in La Trinidad Valley?

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 10 (PIA) - - A Beatles song goes  “Strawberry Fields Forever” . But can this be possible in the  Strawberry  farms  of this capital town  in the  Swamp Area in barangay Betag here with the  current pace of development?

 

S&T – based technology provides support small Scale Mining in Benguet

ITOGON, Benguet, Mar. 10 (PIA) - - Department of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña  today led  the inauguration and official turn – over of  the integrated gold – copper mineral processing plant at barangay Gumatdang, here.

 

New RDC chair to prioritize development and autonomy in the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 11 (PIA) -- Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan vowed to prioritize the development of the Cordillera  alongside the  quest for regional autonomy as he sits as the new  chairman of the Cordillera Regional Development Council.

 

Army troopers discover NPA camps in Kalinga

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Feb. 28 (PIA) - - Army troopers  recently discovered  two camps of alleged  New People’s Army (NPA) in the  municipality of  Balbalan  after intensified combat operations  that have forced the rebels to abandon their base.

 

Benguet Agri-Tourism and Cultural Village opens at La Trinidad

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb. 28 (PIA) -- The provincial government of Benguet and the Department of Tourism – Cordillera(DOT-CAR) recently opened the newest trade and tourism attraction in the province.

 

The safe closure and rehabilitation of disposal facility of Kiangan

KIANGAN, Ifugao(PIA) - - This municipality proved anew that it is the leading implementer of Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management (ESWM) law in the province with the safe closure and rehabilitation of its disposal facility.

 

Abra launches Pasalubong Center, Centennial Exhibit

BANGUED, Abra, Mar. 1 (PIA) -- Gearing for ASEAN economic agenda and tourism breakthrough, the provincial government launched the Abra Pasalubong Center and Centennial Exhibit today as part of the Abra Centennial celebration opening activities.

 

Abra LGU goes all-out war against rabies

LAGAYAN, Abra, Mar. 1 (PIA) - - The municipal government here has intensified is efforts against the spread of rabies with massive vaccination of dogs and cats and   information education campaign (IEC).

 

Pilot eco park in Ifugao town showcases solid waste management

KIANGAN, Ifugao(PIA) - - The pilot Ecological Park (Eco-Park) located at Barangay Bolog of this town is now completed and ready to serve its purposes.

 

Recognition of outstanding women leaders highlights Kababaihan Festival

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 3 (PIA) - - The awarding of the 2017 Search for Baguio City’s Outstanding Women Leaders or OWLs and the giving of special recognition to distinguished women  highlights  the  city’s  celebration of National Women’s Month.

 

DOT, partners launch Project “Puraw” community painting project

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 3 (PIA) - - The Department of Tourism  abd its partners formally  launched project “Puraw” or the White Roofs Community Painting Project for Quirino Hill  here on Saturday, February 25.

 

Tuba seeks shares from cement firm

MEMBERS of Tuba Municipal Council penned a resolution urging a cement corporation shares in mineral extraction at Sitio Sanguitlang, Barangay Ansagan.

 

Baguio Latest News

City dad, BCPO assure safety of public in Panagbenga parades

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 23 (PIA) -- The City Government and the Baguio City Police Office(BCPO) assured the  safety and security of tourists and locals for the  upcoming activities  highlighting  the Baguio Flower Festival or Panagbenga  this  weekend.

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8th Ibaloy Day keeps IP culture alive

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 28 (PIA) - - The native Baguio and Benguet tribes successfully celebrated the 8th year staging of Ibaloy Day in this Summer capital of the country last week.

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Recognition of outstanding women leaders highlights Kababaihan Festival

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 3 (PIA) - - The awarding of the 2017 Search for Baguio City’s Outstanding Women Leaders or OWLs and the giving of special recognition to distinguished women  highlights  the  city’s  celebration of National Women’s Month.

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PH chairmanship of ASEAN 2017 explained in PCOO roadshow

BAGUIO CITY, Feb.16 (PIA) - - As chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this year which coincides with the ASEAN’s 50th founding anniversary, the   Philippines is expected  to advance ASEAN thematic priorities and the country’s concerns.

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DOT assists Baguio City in formulating its tourism development plan

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 21 (PIA) - - the Department of Tourism –Cordillera(DOT – CAR)  is  assisting  the city in the formulation of a Tourism Development Plan   and   spearheaded a stakeholders consultation  at the Baguio Country Club  on February 15.

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Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga LGUs, advisory councils support PNP in curbing criminality

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 9 (PIA) - - Satisfied with the over-all performance of the local Philippine National Police (PNP) particularly on crime prevention and campaign on illegal drugs, local government units (LGUs) and  police advisory councils committed to sustain their support  to  law enforcers.

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VP Leni humanga sa katatagan ng “bodong”

LUNGSOD NG  TABUK, Kalinga, Peb. 16 (PIA) - - Hinangaan ni Bise Presidente Leni Robredo ang katatagan ng “Bodong”  sa pagpapanatili ng kapayapaan, kaayusan, at mabuting relasyon.

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Driving tops desired training of unemployed iKalingas

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 24 (PIA) - - Training for driving is the number one need of unemployed  individuals  in the province based on the result of the skills mapping conducted by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

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Kalinga enterprise council strengthens convergence

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 9 (PIA) - - Government front liners tasked to provide livelihood and trainings  to cooperatives and other organized groups    have strengthened  convergence and will conduct  visitations to see the impact of  assistance extended.

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DOLE provides more livelihood, employment projects for iKalingas

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 25 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), provincial office here reported it awarded P1 million under the Bottoms Up Budgeting (BuB) to 113 small scale miners in Pasil for their convenience store.

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Ifugao Latest News

The safe closure and rehabilitation of disposal facility of Kiangan

KIANGAN, Ifugao(PIA) - - This municipality proved anew that it is the leading implementer of Republic Act 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management (ESWM) law in the province with the safe closure and rehabilitation of its disposal facility.

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Ifugao town shares good practices in ALS program implementation

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan.19 (PIA)- - The strong and effective networking among stakeholders and the municipal government’s investment of resources  in  the implementation of Alternative Learning System (ALS) program are among the best practices of the local government of Kiangan.

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Evacuated families in Ifugao town return home

ASIPULO, Ifugao, Feb. 20 (PIA) - - Residents  affected by the armed conflict at barangay Namal, this municipality are back in their homes after spending some nights in government facilities that served as evacuation centers.

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MASA MASID teams to be organized in barangays




 LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar.8 (PIA) - - Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr   of this town  has ordered the creation of the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA MASID) teams   in the 20 barangays of the municipality.

“This is to heighten community involvement by mobilizing the support of local stakeholders, volunteers, civic organizations, faith-based organizations, and the private sectors in the fight against illegal drugs, criminality and corruption,” he  explained.

The MASA MASID team will be composed of the barangay captain, chairman of the Peace and Order Committee and a representative from the non-government organization in the community.

The team will be tasked to conduct information and education campaigns, organize forums, seminars and related activities on prevention and demand reduction, coordinate and partner with the schools for possible partnership on information drive against illegal drugs, and secure the support of local media such as radio, print and on the use of social media.

It will also encourage the support of interfaith leaders in incorporating anti-illegal drug advocacy in their services and forge partnership with local organizations whose primary mission is to fight illegal drugs.  

MASA MASID is a barangay-based anti-criminality, anti-corruption, and anti-illegal drugs program which encourages multi-sectoral partnership to intensify the spirit of volunteerism at the community level. By: Marcelo B. Lihgawon  (JDP/MBL-– PIA CAR, Ifugao)

CHARMP2 Scale Up Project includes 3 Ifugao barangays

BANAUE, Ifugao, Feb.15 (PIA)- - Three  barangays in the province  are  included in the expanded    Second Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resources Management Project (CHARMP2)  that aims to reduce poverty in its areas of coverage through increasing agricultural production and productivity.

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Mt. Province Latest News

PNP, local officials set to declare Mt. Province as drug-free

BONTOC, Mountain Province,  Feb. 7(PIA) --  Mountain Province is now cleared of illegal drugs following intensive campaign against the drugs menace and  the Philippine National Police (PNP) and local officials here  are  set to formally declare the province as drug- free.

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60 individuals trained as security guards under DSWD’s SLP

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Feb. 20 (PIA) - - Sixty individuals look forward to be employed as security guards following their completion of the 15-day pre-licensing training course conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in partnership with the Quadrant R Security Training Center, Inc.

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4,512 students served in dental health caravan in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar.10 (PIA) -- A total of 4,512 high school students, elementary pupils from public and private schools including some day care children and the community benefited from the dental health caravan conducted by the public health dentists and dental aides in the province.

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OPVet reminds dog owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Feb. 28(PIA)-- The Office of the Provincial Veterinary (OPVet) is reminding dog owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies in efforts to totally eradicate the dreaded disease in the province.

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Tadian LGU institutionalizes health and wellness program for employees

TADIAN, Mountain Province, Nov. 24 (PIA) – Local officials here recently passed an ordinance institutionalizing the annual health and wellness program for all officials, employees and other workers of the municipal government including its 19 barangays.

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Daily Reading

"You are not far from the kingdom of God"

And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, "Which  commandment is the first of all?"  Jesus answered, "The first is, `Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one; 

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"God's kingdom has come upon you"

Now he was casting out a demon that was dumb; when the demon had gone out, the dumb man spoke, and the people marveled.

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"Whoever relaxes one of the commandments "

"Think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfill them.

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"How often shall I forgive?"

Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?"

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Joseph did as the angel commanded him

Jacob was the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born, who is called Christ. 

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A spring of water welling up to eternal life

So he came to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near the field that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.  Jacob's well was there, and so Jesus, wearied as he was with his journey, sat down beside the well. It was about the sixth hour.

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"Father, I have sinned against heaven and you"

Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, "This man receives sinners and eats with them."

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