PNP’s ‘Project KABADANG’ reaches out to remote school

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 19 (PIA) - -  More than 50 pupils of Tangbay Elementary School (TES) this city benefited from “Project KABADANG” of the Kalinga Provincial Police Mobile Force Compnay (KPPMFC) receiving school supplies, T-shirts and goodies.

 

Peace pioneers back autonomy

BANGUED, Abra – Surviving pioneers of the historic Mount Data peace agreement renewed their support and commitment for the region’s third crack in achieving the establishment of an autonomous region in the Cordillera to guarantee robust development and better quality of life for the people.

 

27 Benguet principals pass test

La Trinidad – The Schools Division of Benguet produced 27 passers, 22 in the elementary level and 5 in the secondary level, in the 2017 Principals’ Test based on the results released on May 28, 2018 under DepEd Memorandum No. 93, s. 2018 through the Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development (BHROD).

 

Bauko demands share from Sabangan hydro

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – The local government is demanding the Aboitiz-owned Hydroelectric Development Corporation (HEDCOR) Sabangan, Inc. to grant the appropriate share of its host and neighboring communities in the municipality as some of its facilities are situated within the jurisdiction of the town and the headwaters of the river system providing water for the 14-megawatt hydro power plant is situated within the Mount Data forest reservation.

 

700 OFWs, family members celebrate Migrant Workers Day

BAGUIO CITY, June 18 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration(OWWA) – Cordillera Administrative Region treated  over 700 Overseas Filipino Workers,  returnees and family members  to  a day of fun, learning and free health and wellness services at St. Vincent Gym here last June 9, in celebration of Migrant Workers Day.

 

Around 40,000 Abreñean students enroll in public schools

BANGUED, Abra, June 14  (PIA) -- Around 40,000 Abreñean students and pupils went back to public schools on Monday, June 4, as school year 2018-2019 opened.

 

CA junks petition to reverse RTC ruling on Baguio IPMR

BAGUIO CITY  – The 13th Division of the Court of Appeals dismissed the petition for certiorari filed by embattled city Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Roger Sinot that sought to assail an order handed down by a local court which granted the application for issuance of writ of preliminary injunction and denying his second motion for reconsideration.

 

Bontoc LGU solves problem on water shortage

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The distribution of sufficient and safe potable supply of water will soon be enjoyed by the four central barangays of this capital town.

 

La Trinidad jeepney groups briefed on PUV modernization

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 13 (PIA) - - About 200 jeepney operators and drivers belonging to various organizations here participated in the briefing of the Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) on the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program.

 

No toilets for 54,000 Cordillera households

BAGUIO CITY  – more than fifty-four thousand households in the remote areas of the Cordillera do not still have sanitary toilets to date, a top official of the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR) said here recently.

 

SSS, affordable savings option for Filipinos

BANGUED, Abra, June 14  (PIA) -- The Personal Equity and Savings Option (PESO) Fund of the Social Security System (SSS) is the most attractive, accessible and affordable savings option for the working Filipinos.

 

Kalinga solon rallies provincemates to continue the fight for freedom

CITY OF  TABUK, Kalinga, June 13 (PIA) - - Kalinga solon and caretaker of the congressional seat of Mountain Province,  Cong. Allen Jesse Mangaoang rallied people of the province to continue the fight for freedom during the  commemoration of the 120th Philippine Independence Day here on Tuesday.

 

PRO – Cor chief calls for united front in ensuring peaceful, progressive communities

BAGUIO CITY, June 18 (PIA) - - Police Regional Office – Cordillera Director PCSupt. Rolando Nana calls for partnership with the citizenry in protecting the independence that Filipino heroes have fought and died for, though this time the fight is against the present ills of society that curtail freedom to live in a peaceful and progressive communities or society.

 

TESDA - Ifugao provides 160 slots for free competency assessment

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 13 (PIA) - - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)  is providing  more than 100 free slots  for  Competency Assessment and Certification for Workers (CACW) or industry workers at the provincial training center  here.

 

Chico River pump irrigation project completion within 3 years

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, June 13 (PIA) - -  The P4.3- billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project, the first flagship infrastructure project to be financed by China under President Duterte’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” program will be completed  in three years- time, a Chinese official vowed.

 

Mountain Province honors 3 centenarians

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 19 (PIA) --Three individuals who reached the age 100 years old this year were recently honored by the provincial government as Provincial Centenarians.

 

BSP to establish Knowledge Resource Collections at Ifugao capitol

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 13 (PIA) - - The Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to establish and maintain its Knowledge Resource Collections (KRC) at the provincial capitol here  following the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the provincial government.  

 

Baguio Latest News

CA junks petition to reverse RTC ruling on Baguio IPMR

BAGUIO CITY  – The 13th Division of the Court of Appeals dismissed the petition for certiorari filed by embattled city Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Roger Sinot that sought to assail an order handed down by a local court which granted the application for issuance of writ of preliminary injunction and denying his second motion for reconsideration.

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DOH-CAR focuses on indigenous ways to address health concerns

BAGUIO CITY, June 19 (PIA) - - The Department of Health gathered  stakeholders  to  share their good practices and views in crafting more responsive health services that will ensure a better health outcome for the people of Cordillera  in the second “Am – Among for Health” Regional Health Summit here last week.

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No toilets for 54,000 Cordillera households

BAGUIO CITY  – more than fifty-four thousand households in the remote areas of the Cordillera do not still have sanitary toilets to date, a top official of the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR) said here recently.

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700 OFWs, family members celebrate Migrant Workers Day

BAGUIO CITY, June 18 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration(OWWA) – Cordillera Administrative Region treated  over 700 Overseas Filipino Workers,  returnees and family members  to  a day of fun, learning and free health and wellness services at St. Vincent Gym here last June 9, in celebration of Migrant Workers Day.

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PRO – Cor chief calls for united front in ensuring peaceful, progressive communities

BAGUIO CITY, June 18 (PIA) - - Police Regional Office – Cordillera Director PCSupt. Rolando Nana calls for partnership with the citizenry in protecting the independence that Filipino heroes have fought and died for, though this time the fight is against the present ills of society that curtail freedom to live in a peaceful and progressive communities or society.

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Kalinga Latest News

130 million PRDP road project cuts travel

TANUDAN, KALINGA – The P130 million Banneng-Gombowoy farm-to-market road (FMR) under the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) benefits around 673 households with over 4,000 population in the towns of Lay-asan and Pangol.

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15,470 students dewormed in Tabuk City

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, March  20 (PIA) -- About 15,470 pupils and students from various schools in the province  received deworming tablets  in the joint national deworming program of the Department of Education (DepEd) and Department of Health (DOH) in  the past two months.

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Kalinga’s bid to break Guinness record reset

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – The provincial government decided to reset its bid to break the Guinness Book of World Record in the number of gongs played simultaneously during the celebration of the province’s founding anniversary next year.

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Doctors, nurses denounce death threat, criticisms

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – A recent incident in which a police officer made a death threat to a nurse was the last straw for employees of the Kalinga Provincial Hospital (KPH).

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Kalinga-PENRO appeals for protection of reforestation sites

CITY OF  TABUK, Kalinga, June 18 (PIA) -  - Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) Noel Barientos called on residents living near the National Greening Program (NGP) sites in the province  to help protect the government’s reforestation project.

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Ifugao Latest News

DOLE explains Anti-Age Discrimination law to Ifugao employers

LAGAWE, Ifugao,  Feb. 2 (PIA) -- It  is the policy of the State to promote employment of individuals based on their abilities, skills and qualifications rather than age, prohibit arbitrary age limitations in employment and promote the rights of all employees and workers regardless of age.

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BFP-Ifugao orients employees on proper handling of fire extinguisher

LAGAWE, Ifugao, March 22 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in the province hold an information education campaign to state workers in the province  on proper handling and operation of fire extinguishers and  what to do in case of fire incident.

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DENR confiscates hot lumbers in Ifugao town

KIANGAN, Ifugao, May 16 (PIA) -- A team from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Lamut, escorted by some military and personnel from the Kiangan Municipal Police Station, raided and confiscated various sizes of illegally cut lumber at the forest area of Sitio Indalmogan, Julongan here last April 24 and May 4.

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Ifugao joins nationwide LAKAD Tokhang 2

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Feb. 28 (PIA) -- More than 600 individuals in the province joined the nationwide advocacy walk “Lipunin at Kalampagin Ang Droga (LAKAD) Tokhang 2” in   a bid to inform the public of the government’s anti-illegal drugs campaign particularly the  relaunched Oplan Tokhang,

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Ifugao town holds ‘Boge ad Viewpoint’

BANAUE, Ifugao, Feb. 12 (PIA) -- About a hundred individuals from government and non-government organizations joined the ceremonial “Boge ad Viewpoint” (rice planting) held at the Aguian view deck at barangay Viewpoint.

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Mt. Province Latest News

NHCP lifts CDA of MP Capitol building

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) decided to lift the nearly 5-year cease and desist order (CDO) it previously issued that prevented the previous administration from implementing the rehabilitation of the Provincial Capital building to pave the way for the eventual realization of the project.

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Lang-ay 2018 to feature innovations

Bontoc, Mtn. Province – To give meaning of lang-ay, tourists and locals will be treated to a variety of indigenous foods, brewed coffees and fruit wines during the Lang-ay by the Street and Lang-ay Night on April 6, 2018, at the center of the capital town of Bontoc.

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MPGCHS is brigade eskwela national awardee

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School (MPGCHS) is a national awardee in the 2017 National Brigada Eskwela National Awarding ceremony done at Puerto Princesa, Palawan last December 15, 2017.

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DOH allots P41.6M for health facilities in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, March 13 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) allotted for the province this year P41, 672,000.00 under its Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP).

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Mt. Province lists 113 incumbent three-termer barangay officials

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 26 (PIA) -- At least 113 three-termer barangay officials in the province are disqualified to run for the same post in the May 14 synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections.

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Daily Reading

"The hand of the Lord was with him"

Now the time came for Elizabeth to be delivered, and she gave birth to a son. And her neighbors and kinsfolk heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.

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"Why are you anxious - seek first his kingdom"

"No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

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"Lay up treasure in heaven"

"Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal,  but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal.

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Your heavenly Father knows what you need

"And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words.

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When you pray, fast, and give alms

"Beware of practicing your piety before men in order to be seen by them; for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in  heaven.

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Love your enemies and pray for them

"You have heard that it was said, `You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.'

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"I will send the Counselor to you"

But now I am going to him who sent me; yet none of you asks me, `Where are you going?'

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