32 trees to be cut in PIA-CAR compound

BAGUIO CITY  – Some thirty two live trees that were planted within the compound of the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera Administrative Region (PIA-CAR) compound in barangay Lualhati will be cut by the Office of the President to pave the way for the reported construction of a building that will house the offices and cottage of the Executive Secretary.

 

3 river systems to undergo rehabilitation

BANGUED, Abra  – Three major river basins in the Cordillera will undergo a massive rehabilitation after the Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) endorsed to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu the climate responsive integrated master plan for the Agno River basin, the Cagayan River basin, and the Abra River basin.

 

Abra gets P110M for 3 tourism road projects

BANGUED, Abra  – Some P110 million was included in the annual budget of the tourism department next year purposely to fund the initial improvements of three major tourism road projects leading to potential tourist destinations in the different parts of the province to help achieve the primordial goal of the local government to become one of the growing tourism destinations in the Cordillera.

 

NNC launches blueprint to address malnutrition

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- The National Nutrition Council (NNC) and stakeholders launched the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022 on Thursday (Nov. 23) at the Venus Parkview Hotel here to renew their commitment for nutrition and to generate support to help local government units implement their local nutrition programs.

 

MPGCHS’ Child Protection Committee cited most functional in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- The Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School (MPGCHS) here is the most functional school-based child protection committee – secondary level in the province.

 

Lady PNP officer, DRRMC head top Benguet Leadership Awards

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- National Capital Region Police Office Spokesperson Police Chief Inspector Kimberly Molitas and Tublay Local Disaster Risk Reduction Officer Abner Lawangen are this year’s recipients of the Benguet Leadership Awards during the 2017 Adivay Festival and 117th founding anniversary of the province last week.

 

23 LGUs in CAR conferred Seal of Good Local Governance

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government conferred the coveted Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) to 23 local government units in the Cordillera Administrative Region.

 

DOH-CAR conducts Drug Awareness Summit for LCEs, health officials

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The Department of Health spearheaded a Drug Awareness Summit for Cordillera local chief executives (LCEs) and officials of provincial health offices at Venus Parkview Hotel here, in line with the Philippine Health Agenda 2016–2022 and the government’s campaign against illegal drugs.

 

UP Baguio holds 1st Knowledge Festival

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The University of the Philippines Baguio opens its doors to the public in its 1st Knowledge Festival from November 22 to 04 December 2017.

 

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.

 

Benguet Provincial Capitol is public wi-fi hotspot

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 30 (PIA) -- The Benguet Provincial Capitol is now a public wifi hotspot.

Provincial officials led by Governor Crescencio Pacalso together with Smart/PLDT Vice President for Business Operations Benedicto Perez launched the internet connectivity project spearheaded by the Department of Information Communications Technology at the Provincial Capitol last November 21.

 

P387M school building fund out soon

BAGUIO CITY – More than P387 million allotted for the rehabilitation, repair, upgrading and constructions of school buildings in the different parts of the city will be released soon to prevent the fund from reverting to the general fund by next year.

 

Abra braces to become tourist haven

BANGUED, Abra  – The provincial government is working double time to help promote the former conflict-stricken province as one of the preferred tourist destinations outside Metro Manila and to compliment Baguio City and Ifugao as the preferred destinations in the north once the appropriate infrastructures will be put in place with the help of concerned government agencies.

 

Council defers action on P2.05B 2018 city budget

BAGUIO CITY  – The City Council deferred its deliberations on the proposed P2.05 billion 2018 budget of the local government to allow the finance officers and members of the Committee on Appropriations and Finance (CAF) to iron out possible differences in the projected income.

 

CBA-CPLA proposes 6-point peace agenda

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Bodong Administration – Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CBA-CPLA) submitted to the government’s independent peace panel its 6-point agenda for the realization of genuine peace and development in the region.

 

Abra narco-politicians validated

BANGUED, Abra – Twenty one former and incumbent politicians in the different parts of the province are now the subject of assessment and validation by operatives of the Cordillera office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-CAR) for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs.

 

City told to declare Cordillera House as local heritage

BAGUIO CITY  – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) encouraged the local government to declare the Cordillera House as a local heritage and to provide an ordinance protecting it for posterity.

 

Baguio Latest News

32 trees to be cut in PIA-CAR compound

BAGUIO CITY  – Some thirty two live trees that were planted within the compound of the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera Administrative Region (PIA-CAR) compound in barangay Lualhati will be cut by the Office of the President to pave the way for the reported construction of a building that will house the offices and cottage of the Executive Secretary.

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CDRRMC recognizes outstanding partners in disaster risk reduction management

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) -- The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) headed by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) recognized this year’s outstanding Cordillera DRRM program implementers and advocates during the Gawad KALASAG ceremony held at Baguio Country Club last week.

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DoT partners with Fil-Am Golf to boost sports tourism

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) -- The Department of Tourism has partnered with the Fil-Am Golf Tournament to boost the tourism industry in the city and the country.

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PMSEA renews commitment for the Botanical Garden

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) -- The Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association has renewed its commitment in maintaining its adopted park at the Botanical Garden here.

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2017 Nat’l Com Research gab highlights Filipino communicative experience

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 2 (PIA) -- The National Communication Research Conference from November 22 to 25 here highlighted the Filipino communicative experiences.

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Kalinga Latest News

Half-way house for former rebels soon to rise in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 15 (PIA) -- A half-way house will soon rise in the province to serve as temporary shelter for former rebels enrolled under the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP).

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‘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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DTI opens 5th Negosyo Center in Kalinga

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry opened here the fifth Negosyo Center in the province.

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Kalinga studes learn more about ASEAN in youth forum

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 5 (PIA) -- More than 800 students from various colleges and high schools in the province attended the 2017 ASEAN Youth Forum at the Kalinga Sports Complex last Wednesday.

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P220M earmarked for Kalinga tourism road projects

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – The provincial government was able to acquire a grant from the national government amounting to more than P220 million under the Department of Tourism- Department of Public Works and Highways (DOT-DPWH) convergence program which will be used for the development of vital roads leading to various tourism sites in the different parts of the province.

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Ifugao Latest News

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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School on the Air benefits 300 farmers in Ifugao town

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- Three hundred farmers from the 20 barangays of this municipality have enrolled to the School on the Air (SOA) program on good agricultural practices on corn production of the Department of Agriculture through the Municipal Agriculture Office here.

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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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Ifugao town creates anti-trafficking and anti-violence council

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 17 (PIA) -- Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr. has issued last week Executive Order No. K-14 creating the Local Council on Anti-Trafficking and anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (LCAT-VWC).

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Gov’t workers urged to renew commitment to the people

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 15 (PIA) -- Governor Pedro Mayam-o enjoined state workers to work for the effective and efficient delivery of services to the people.

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Mt. Province Latest News

MPGCHS’ Child Protection Committee cited most functional in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- The Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School (MPGCHS) here is the most functional school-based child protection committee – secondary level in the province.

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DOE promotes E-trike in rural areas

SAGADA, Mountain Province, Nov. 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy calls for the participation of the rural communities towards the reduction of environmental pollution and mitigation of the effects of climate change through the use of alternative fuels and energy technologies like the electric tricycle (E-trike) program.

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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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Natonin SB renames community hospital

NATONIN, Mountain Province (PIA) –The Natonin Community Hospital (NCH) is renamed as Anastacia Rafael-Sagel Memorial Hospital in honor of its   former mayor who was instrumental in the establishment of the facility.

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Dialysis patients group invites public to join in caravan for a cause

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar. 24(PIA)  - - The Kataguan Dialysis Patients Organization, Inc. is again inviting interested individuals to participate in the Kataguan Caravan to raise funds for the dialysis patients of the province.

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Daily Reading

"Your God will come and save you"

On one of those days, as he was teaching, there were Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting by, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was with him to heal.

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"The baptism of repentance and purification in the Holy Spirit"

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

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"The kingdom of heaven is at hand"

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every  disease and every infirmity.

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"Who shall enter the kingdom of heaven?"

"Not every one who says to me, `Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

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"This is the LORD - we have waited for him"

And Jesus went on from there and passed along the Sea of Galilee. And he went up on the mountain, and sat down there.

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