Some 162 TESDA trainees receive certificates, tools

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 18 (PIA) -- Some 162 trainees recently graduated from various technical-vocational courses offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), in partnership with the Office of Congressman Allen Jessie Mangaoang and Senator Loren Legarda.

 

Parade for a cause benefits 14 kidney patients in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 19 (PIA) -- A total of Php98,780 collected from the “Parade for a Cause”, one of the activities in the celebration of the Women’s Day in the province, was divided equally among the 14 patients undergoing dialysis at the Bontoc General Hospital.

 

DAR distributes 965 CLOAs in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 19 (PIA) -- About 745 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) from the seven Kalinga towns and this city got the answer to their long clamor of owning a parcel of land.

 

PCOO holds cultural exchange and outreach program to IPs in Mountain Province

SAGADA, Mountain Province, April 19 (PIA) -- The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS) led by PCOO Assistant Secretary Maria Paz Banaag conducted a cultural exchange and outreach program for a group of tour guides from the northern barangays of this town called BFTAMP (Bangaan, Fidelisan, Tanulong, Aguid, Madongo and Pide).

 

Apayao celebrates prov’l women’s month in Flora town

FLORA, Apayao Hundreds of women braved the cold weather early morning of March 22 to participate in the unity walk and tree planting before rallying to Dr. Efren U. De San Jose Memorial Sports Center here to attend the 2018 Provincial Women’s Month Celebration.

 

Lang-Ay Festival: Celebrating a Culture of Sharing

Chants, the rhythm of the gongs, and music echo throughout the Bontoc valley as old, young, locals, and tourists gather to celebrate culture, partake food, and share experiences in the annual Lang-ay Festival of Mountain Province.

 

Kalinga PDRRMO boosts SSB radio system for disaster response

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April  19 (PIA) -- In a bid to ensure continued communication link especially during disasters, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office is upgrading the existing ‘single side band’ (SSB) radio communication system in the province.

 

Citizens’ participation pushed to effect meaningful change to the country

BAGUIO CITY, April 11 (PIA) -- The City Government of Baguio led the commemoration of “Araw ng Kagitingan” (Valor Day) at the Veterans’ Park along Harrison Road on Monday (April 9) with the theme, “Kagitingan at Pagmamahal sa Pilipinas Para sa Tunay na Pagbabago,” that aims to spur the love and patriotism of Filipinos towards bringing true and meaningful change to the country.

 

19M- worth of MJ destroyed in Kalinga, Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, April 3 (PIA) -- More than P19 million- worth of marijuana were destroyed in separate marijuana eradication operations in Benguet and Kalinga recently.

 

DSWD Asec rallies anti-drug abuse councils, DRPs for a peaceful country

LAGAWE, Ifugao, April 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Assistant Secretary Jose Antonio Hernandez enjoined local anti-drug abuse councils and the community to help promote a peaceful country.

 

Ejercito adopted as son of Mountain Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito was formally adopted as a son of this landlocked province during the celebration of the 14th Lang-ay festival which was held at the Eyeb grounds Saturday morning.

 

P5M needed to put up Kennon bust

TUBA, Benguet – The municipal government needs at least P5 million to fund the put up of the bust of Arch. Lyman Kennon in a strategic portion of Kennon Road to serve as n added tourist attraction along the major highway in this town.

 

DENR-CAR bares activities in 10 priority environment thrusts

BAGUIO CITY, April  19 (PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Cordillera presented its activities and pipe-lined projects under the Agency’s 10 priority programs during a media forum.

 

PRO – Cor chief orders reporting of candidates involved in drugs

BAGUIO CITY, April 11 (PIA) -- Cordillera Police Regional  Director PCSupt. Edward Carranza  ordered all provincial and city police directors in the region to make a report on possible illegal drug involvement of candidates for the May 14 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)  elections in their respective areas of responsibility.

 

Mayor belies negative reports against Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan vehemently belied the several negative reports relative to the alleged bad state of the city which were printed and broadcasted in the national media before the Holy Week break, saying that it seems that it is already a usual occurrence that the city is being depicted as a dead city during expected prolonged breaks.

 

Baguio transfer station can be a model

BAGUIO CITY  – The city’s temporary transfer station at the Baguio Dairy Farm could become a model transfer station in the country once all the necessary amenities of the facility shall have been put in place by the local government, an official of the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) said here recently.

 

Baguio Latest News

DENR-CAR bares activities in 10 priority environment thrusts

BAGUIO CITY, April  19 (PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Cordillera presented its activities and pipe-lined projects under the Agency’s 10 priority programs during a media forum.

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Baguio transfer station can be a model

BAGUIO CITY  – The city’s temporary transfer station at the Baguio Dairy Farm could become a model transfer station in the country once all the necessary amenities of the facility shall have been put in place by the local government, an official of the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) said here recently.

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OTOP Scales up 2018 MSME Programs for CAR

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Regional Office of CAR is set to bring the OTOP program to the next level in 2018 to expand more assistance for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region.

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Mayor belies negative reports against Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan vehemently belied the several negative reports relative to the alleged bad state of the city which were printed and broadcasted in the national media before the Holy Week break, saying that it seems that it is already a usual occurrence that the city is being depicted as a dead city during expected prolonged breaks.

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IP group ordered to account for royalty

BAGUIO CITY – The regional hearing office of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) in the Cordillera ordered officials of the Indigenous Peoples Organization of alang, Pokis, Sta. Fe, Sabian, Oliba and Luacan (IPO-APSSOL) to account for the royalty that the group received from Philex Mining Corporation starting 2008 to 2012.

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Kalinga Latest News

CSAP beneficiaries get certificate of occupancy

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga,  March 13 (PIA) -- Fifty eight families in the city  who received housing units from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under its Core Shelter Assistance Program (CSAP)  recently got their Certificate of Occupancy.

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FMR projects to boost agri production in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, March 22(PIA) -- Farmers in barangays in the province are seen to increase their rice and corn production with the farm to market road (FMR) projects in the province.

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Former rebel gets P85,000 cash assistance

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- A former rebel (FR) from the province was awarded P85,000 from the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) during the January 8 Kapehan here.

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Lawmen confiscate lumber in Kalinga, apprehend 2 suspects

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 13 (PIA) -- Law enforcers confiscated about 17,848.16 board feet of lumber with an estimated value of P803,167.50 from two suspects at Ubbog, Magsaysay this city.

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184 poor Kalinga families receive piglet dispersal

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 26 (PIA) -- One hundred eighty-four poor families from 11 barangays of this city are the latest recipients of dispersal piglets from the joint livelihood project of the provincial and city local government units and the International Association for Transformation (IAT).

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Ifugao Latest News

Culprits behind substandard Ifugao hospital denounced

LAGAWE, Ifugao  – Concerned residents of the province challenged health authorities and provincial officials to prosecute individuals responsible for the alleged substandard implementation of the first phase of the construction of a 2-storey building of the Ifugao General Hospital that resulted to the waste of public funds instead of having served in providing quality health services to the people of the province.

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Tinoc mentor rebuts charges filed against her

TINOC, Ifugao  – A master teacher of the Department of Education Tinoc district refuted the charges filed against her before the Office of the Ombudsman, saying that she vehemently and vigorously denied the baseless, sham and malicious accusations of the complainant and stand by her innocence on the charges.

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Asian Waterbird Census in Ifugao town indicates good ecosystem

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- The large population of water birds in the wetlands in this town indicates that the ecosystem is good and has rich biodiversity where these birds can thrive.

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Ifugao-Japan rice terraces project backed

BANAWE, Ifugao—The Banaue Rice Terraces of Ifugao and Noto’s Satoyama and Satoumi of Japan were identified as globally important agricultural heritage systems (GIAHS).

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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

Tension between Mountain Province tribes normalizes

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The long-drawn strained relations between people of the province’s two eastern towns and barangay Samoki of Bontoc has been normalized after officials of the two municipalities handed last Tuesday to the elders of Bontoc the amount that shall be used for the series of cleansing rituals.

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MP to graduate from poverty in 3 years

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan does not see poverty leaving his landlocked province until after three years.

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Ejercito adopted as son of Mountain Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito was formally adopted as a son of this landlocked province during the celebration of the 14th Lang-ay festival which was held at the Eyeb grounds Saturday morning.

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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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PLGU spearheads Women’s Day celebration

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar. 5 (PIA) -- The provincial government spearheads this year’s celebration of the National Women’s Month in the province on March 8 with the theme, “We Make Change Work for Women.”

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Daily Reading

"I Am the Good Shepherd"

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

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"You have the words of everlasting life"

Many of his disciples, when they heard it, said, "This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?"

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"He who eats this bread will live forever"

The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?" 

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"If anyone eats of this bread, he will live for ever"

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day.

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"I will raise you up at the last day"

Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life; he who comes to me shall not hunger, and he who believes in me shall never thirst.

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"I am the bread of life"

So they said to him, "Then what sign do you do, that we may see, and believe you? What work do you perform? 

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Labor for the food which endures to eternal life

On the next day the people who remained on the other side of the sea saw that there had been only one boat there, and that Jesus had not entered the boat with his disciples, but that his disciples had gone away alone.

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