2 Cordillera HEIs top in board exam for nurses

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 13 (PIA) - - Two higher educational  institutions in the Cordillera region once again proved the schools in the highlands are among the best in the country.

 

Educator from Abra is among Top 50 finalists in Global Teacher Prize

TAYUM, Abra, Jan. 6 (PIA) -- Francis Jim Tuscano, an educator from Abra,   has made it to the top 50 finalists of the 2017 Global Teacher Prize (GTP), an award conferred to an exceptional teacher throughout the whole world for his or her incomparable efforts and contribution to the teaching profession.

 

Kalinga LGU allots P17.6M for sponsored Philhealth members

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 6 (PIA) - - The provincial government sustains its allotment of P17.6 million in its provincial budget to pay the Philhealth contribution of 7,300 sponsored members.

 

Police reports generally peaceful Cordillera during the holiday season

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 4(PIA) -- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera reported that the holiday season in the Cordillera region has been generally peaceful.

 

Gold-copper processing plant eyed in Itogon

Small scale miners in the Benguet may soon find a way of extracting gold without using mercury or cyanide.

 

Mine company to provide 1M for livelihood project in Ampucao, Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, Jan. 6 (PIA) – The Philex Mining Corporation will provide P1 million in seed capital for a hog-raising project using a state-of-the-art technology to its host community.

 

CAR eyeing 100% drug free by year end

At least 37 barangays in the region are still subject for anti-illegal drug clearing operations as Cordillera is eyeing a 100 percent drug free Cordillera before 2017 ends.

 

Council gangs up on cops

Members of the City Council is set to file two proposed resolutions following the untimely transfer of traffic officer SPO3 Aberto Tadeo in Apayao.

 

Ifugao culture bearers commit to promote IP education

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Dec. 24(PIA) - - Culture bearers and state workers signed a manifesto to promote the rich culture through indigenous knowledge during the Indigenous Peoples Education (IPED) Congress here recently.

 

DSWD trains individuals from poor families in Benguet for livelihood opportunities

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP),  in collaboration with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and BVS Colleges,  conducted series of skills training to 85 individuals coming from poor families in Benguet.

 

Abreñeans share resources to less-privileged provincemates

BANGUED, Abra, Dec. 29 (PIA) – The adage  that  ‘no one is too poor that one cannot share anything, and even the rich are just as happy to receive a present’ is truly applicable as we celebrate Christmas.

 

P32M PAMANA road project in Kalinga starts

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Dec. 23(PIA) - - The P32 million concreting of the Allaguia-Asibanglan road, a Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) project in this town, is set to start following its ground breaking.

 

TESDA Kalinga gets P4.6M for free training of 643 students

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 28 (PIA) - - The Provincial Training Center (PTC) of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) here received P4.6 million for the free training of 643 students under the Training for Work Scholarship Program or TWSP.

 

DOLE provides P1.9M to Abra organizations for livelihood projects

BANGUED, Abra, Dec. 1(PIA) -- Believing in the aspirations of the Filipino people and in their capacity to uplift their living conditions given the opportunity and capital support, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) continues its efforts and commitment to reach out to the rural folks.

 

Baguio Latest News

Cordillera wage hike consultations set

The Cordillera office of the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) is conducting massive consultations regionwide to gather the sentiments of the formal sector and the domestic workers for the possibility of having a wage hike for both the minimum wage earners and the domestic workers.

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DOLE, partners to lead observance of Araw ng mga Kasambahay

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 12 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment and its partner agencies are inviting household workers in Baguio   and  Benguet  for  the  celebration of   “Araw ng mga Kasambahay”    at the DILG Nene Pimentel Hall on January 29.

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Women’s group vows to continue to empower women in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Dec 29 (PIA) -- The Soroptimist International assures continuation in their advocacy on women rights and women empowerment in Baguio City and the rest of the Cordillera Administrative Region(CAR) in 2017 and beyond.

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PRRD bares policy direction to ensure sustainable and responsible mining

BAGUIO CITY, Nov 25, (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association and the entire mining sector to step up and do their share in making sure that the mining industry will not only impact the economy in general, but the lives of the ordinary people affected by mining.

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Baguio City hosts Northern Building Expo on Jan. 12-14

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 6 (PIA) -- The fourth edition of the Northern Building Expo, the largest gathering of construction suppliers north of Manila , is set to gather more than 3000 participants from all over the country on January 12 to 14 at the Baguio Convention Center here.

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Kalinga Latest News

2,834 Tabuk elderly receive social pension

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 4(PIA) - - Some 2,834 elderly of the city had a joyous Christmas with the timely release of their 2016 last quarter socialized pension by the Department of Social Welfare & Development (DSWD) last December. 

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P32M PAMANA road project in Kalinga starts

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Dec. 23(PIA) - - The P32 million concreting of the Allaguia-Asibanglan road, a Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) project in this town, is set to start following its ground breaking.

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Kalinga dads support abolition of irrigation service fees

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 28 (PIA) - - The provincial government has thrown its support to the abolition of the irrigation service fees (ISF) imposed by the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) on beneficiaries of irrigation systems.

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Kalinga LGU allots P17.6M for sponsored Philhealth members

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 6 (PIA) - - The provincial government sustains its allotment of P17.6 million in its provincial budget to pay the Philhealth contribution of 7,300 sponsored members.

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DSWD distributes emergency shelter cash aid in Tabuk City

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 28 (PIA)- - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is now distributing emergency shelter cash aid to families whose houses were damaged by super typhoon ‘Lawin’  last October 20.

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Ifugao Latest News

51 new cops complete training on police intervention and combat orientation

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov.29 (PIA) - - Fifty one new members of the Ifugao Police Public Safety Company (IPPSC) recently completed their training on Police Intervention and Combat Orientation.

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Ifugao culture bearers commit to promote IP education

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Dec. 24(PIA) - - Culture bearers and state workers signed a manifesto to promote the rich culture through indigenous knowledge during the Indigenous Peoples Education (IPED) Congress here recently.

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Baguilat seeks rights protection for mental health patients

LAGAWE, Ifugao,  Oct. 12 (PIA) - - Ifugao Representative Teddy  Baguilat has filed a bill seeking the creation of a Philippine Mental Health Council and a National Mental Health Care Delivery System to promote mental health protection and improve mental health services.

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Indigenous learning and resource center established in Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 21 (PIA) - - The Schools Division of Ifugao established a cultural learning and resource center here to address the many issues and concerns in the field of indigenous people’s education in the province.

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Ifugao town starts crafting 3-Year Comprehensive Development Plan

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Oct. 10 (PIA)- - To set the direction where development efforts are geared in attaining the desired results they want to achieve in the next three years, the Secretariat and Sectoral Committees have started crafting the 3-Year Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) of the municipality.

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Mt. Province Latest News

DOLE’s TUPAD benefits 1,077 individuals in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 11 (PIA) -- A total of 1,077 individuals in the province are beneficiaries of the TulongPanghanapbuhay Para sa Ating Disadvantaged Workers

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DTI – Mt. Province to hold craft expo this December

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 25(PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) provincial office announces the conduct of the 28th Provincial Craft Exposition   on December 13-19 at the provincial plaza here.

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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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Provincial Blood Coordinating Council reorganized

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 10(PIA) -- Governor Bonifacio C. Lacwasan, Jr.  recently issued Executive Order No. 30, S. 2016 reorganizing the membership of the Provincial

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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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"Behold the Lamb of God!"

The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

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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 beseeching him, and kneeling said to him, "If you will, you can make me clean."  Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, "I will; be clean."

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