Benguet Gov enjoins citizens to help achieve new mission, vision

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 3 (PIA) -- The provincial government is embarking on a new vision for the province to become a “Haven of Sustainable Communities” with the support of the citizens and other stakeholders.

 

Puyat participates in ‘punnuk’ ritual in Ifugao

HUNGDUAN, Ifugao, Aug. 3(PIA) -- Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat participated in the water tugging activities to highlight the traditional “punnuk” rituals here last weekend.

 

More than 100 volunteers donate blood in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 3(PIA) -- More than 100 volunteers pitched  in to donate blood in less than 30 minutes in this capital town last week.

 

Nutrition is everybody’s concern

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 2(PIA) -- “No single sector has the sole role to promote nutrition but is rather a multi-sectoral task,” according to Cordilleran doctor who is adviser to USAID- supported Department of Health projects in North Luzon.

 

DICT opens second Tech4ED in Ifugao

KIANGAN, Ifugao,Aug.3(PIA)--The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) opened its Technology Empowerment for Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (Tech4ED) center in this town on July 31.

 

DOLE conducts info drive on Anti-Child Labor law in Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 27 (PIA)- -The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Field Office here conducted an information, education campaign (IEC) against child labor at the Don Bosco High School gymnasium here in continuing effort towards eliminating the worst forms of child labor and affording stronger protection for the working child.

 

DTI calls for stronger partnership for business and consumer empowerment

BAGUIO CITY, July 31 (PIA) - - “Government work is never a one-sided task. It can neither be just the government doing all the work nor the consumer and trade organizations exerting all the efforts. A committed partnership among our sectors must be harnessed in order to effectively address consumer protection issues and affect positive change. ”

 

Food garden in every household, the answer to malnutrition

BANGUED, Abra, July 27(PIA)--The solution to malnutrition is simple! Every family should establish its own “Food Garden” to have a regular source of nutritious foods and livelihood as well.

 

PH Health Research Consortiums Nat’l Conference set in Baguio on Aug. 6 – 9

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA) - - The Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week 2018 National Conference with the theme, “Research and Innovation for Equity in Health”, is set at the CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center this August 6 to 9.

 

Bauko LGU, FPA, farm chemical Cos. ink MOA for proper disposal of pesticide, fertilizer containers

BAUKO, Mountain Province, July 31(PIA) -- Local officials and residents are hopeful there  will be no more improper disposal of pesticides and fertilizers containers in this vegetable-producing town.

 

Abreñean corn producers learn to prevent product contamination

BANGUED, Abra, July 27(PIA) -- Corn ranks next to rice as the Filipino staple food crop in the Philippines but it is one of the grain crops susceptible to fungal infections and contaminations.

 

Cordillera’s 2018 outstanding students conferred

BAGUIO CITY, July 26(PIA) -- The Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) – Cordillera for 2018 were conferred during the regional awarding ceremony here on Monday, July 23.

 

DOST orients Kalinga disaster councils on early warning system

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 3(PIA) -- “Nothing is better than a well informed and prepared community when it comes to disaster preparedness and prevention.”

 

TRAIN translates to better take home pay, services and job opportunities

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, July 26(PIA) - - The implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law has a minimal effect on the country’s inflation rate and translates to more benefits to the Filipino people in terms of better income, health and social services and increase in infrastructure projects which open more job opportunities in the construction sector especially in the countryside.

 

DepEd reminds parents to ensure safety of children during typhoons

BAGUIO CITY, July 26(PIA) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) is calling on parents to ensure safety of their children especially during typhoons, other weather disturbances, and calamities.

 

‘Punnuk’: A community-shared responsibility

Vibrant red colors of wano and tolge (g-string and skirt)once again accent the green rice fields of barangays Hapao, Ba-ang, and Nungulunan in the municipality of Hungduan in Ifugao   as men, women, old, and young chant and play games in thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest.

 

Ifugao LGU, partners to hold adolescent sexual and RH Health Camp

KIANGAN, Ifugao, July 27(PIA) -- The municipal government partnered with two national group to conduct Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive (ASRH) Camp on August 25-26 here in support of its 2017-2022 Comprehensive Local Juvenile Intervention Plan (CLJIP), the goal of which is to reduce the number of Children at Risk (CAR) and Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL) in the community.

 

Baguio Latest News

RTWPB presents new wage order for Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - The Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board (RTWPB) presented in a press conference on Wednesday Wage Order No. 19 that raises the minimum daily wage in the private sector in the Cordillera region by P20-30.

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DTI brings in new programs and services to empower Filipino consumers

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry brings in new services for Filipino consumers such as expanded SRP (Suggested Retail Price) list and price monitoring that can be readily accessed from mobile phones to further empower Filipinos to be wise and responsive consumers.

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DTI calls for stronger partnership for business and consumer empowerment

BAGUIO CITY, July 31 (PIA) - - “Government work is never a one-sided task. It can neither be just the government doing all the work nor the consumer and trade organizations exerting all the efforts. A committed partnership among our sectors must be harnessed in order to effectively address consumer protection issues and affect positive change. ”

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DILG invites CSOs as Federalism advocacy partners

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA)-- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) invites interested civil society organizations(CSOs) to seek accreditation from them to be their partners in the nationwide information campaign on Federalism.

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PH Health Research Consortiums Nat’l Conference set in Baguio on Aug. 6 – 9

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA) - - The Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week 2018 National Conference with the theme, “Research and Innovation for Equity in Health”, is set at the CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center this August 6 to 9.

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Kalinga Latest News

Tabuk calls for entries for Matagoan street dancing

Tabuk City is opening its doors for the 17th Matagoan festival. “Matagoan” means Life Giving and this year, an enhanced street dance parade competition will highlight the event on June 23 with the city calling for street dancing contingents from all over the country to join the annual celebration.

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Marginalized sector should be center of governance

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, May 30 (PIA) -- This administration in its fight against poverty puts the poor at the center of government interventions in order to achieve inclusive growth and equity in resource allocation, the chief of the National Anti-Poverty Commission said.

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DAR launches P10.8M-worth of projects in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 4 (PIA) -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) launched three projects with total cost of P10.8 million to help uplift the economic condition of farmers in the province.

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Role of home cited in proper nutrition

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga Aug. 2(PIA) -- Claiming everything starts at home, City Mayor Ferdinand B. Tubban stressed children should acquire education on the right nutrition in the home.

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Kalinga products do well in Nat’l Science Week

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 27 (PIA) --This province participated actively during the week-long National Science and Technology Week held at the World Trade Center in Pasay, with Kalinga products faring well.

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Ifugao Latest News

Two Ifugao towns, barangay placed under the state of calamity

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 24 (PIA) - - The impact of the monsoon rain brought by typhoon "Henry" in the province prompted leaders of two municipalities  and a barangay to declare their respective places under state of calamity .

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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.  

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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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Cordillera Unity Gong Relay kicks off in Ifugao

BANAUE, Ifugao, July 10 (PIA) -- Ifugao native priests or ‘mumbaki’ performed traditional rituals to kick off the Cordillera Unity Gong Relay in Banaue Hotel on Monday, July 9. 

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Gotad Ad Ifugao fosters development anchored on culture and tourism

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 22 (PIA) --‘Munpaot’ (woodcarving), ‘bultung’ (wrestling), ‘tayo’ (native dance), and ‘hudhud’ chanting – these unique indigenous skills, games, dances, music, and food highlighted the 2018 Gotad Ad Ifugao as the province pushes for an inclusive growth anchored on their rich culture and tourism.

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Mt. Province Latest News

50 active coops thrive in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 21 (PIA) -- Cooperatives continue to thrive in the province with at least 50 active coops.

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Mainit, Bontoc and Tubo, Abra renew peacepact

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The friendship and brotherhood tied between Barangay Mainit of this municipality and Alangtin, Tubo, Abra Province continuous to flourish even in the passing of time.

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Pesticide companies to be barred in Bauko

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – Pesticide companies who refuse to get back the containers of their products and properly dispose the same through environmentally-friendly means will be barred from doing business in the municipality by the end of this month.

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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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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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Daily Reading

"Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven"

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

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"Not to give offense"

As they were gathering in Galilee, Jesus said to them, "The Son of man is to be delivered into the hands of men,  and they will kill him, and he will be raised on the third day."

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"Great is your faith! Be it done for you as you desire"

And Jesus went away from there and withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and cried, "Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely possessed by a demon."

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

The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, "I am the bread which came down from heaven."

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"Nothing will be impossible to you"

And when they came to the crowd, a man came up to him and kneeling before him said,  "Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an epileptic and he suffers terribly; for often he falls into the fire, and often into the water.

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"If it dies, it bears much fruit"

Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. 

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"You are the Christ - the Son of the living God"

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do men say that the Son of man is?"

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