Bright prospects for Baguio’s tourism industry

BAGUIO CITY – Local feng shui experts disclosed that there will be bright prospects for the sustained growth of the city’s tourism industry during the Year of the Young Earth Dog.

 

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.

 

4th leg of concert-forum engages Ifugao youth

LAMUT, Ifugao – A number of college students from different municipalities in Ifugao were treated to an entertaining and informative concert-forum on Cordillera autonomy last October 12, 2017 at the Luis Hora Gymnasium, Ifugao State University (IFSU).

 

NEA takes over Abra coop

BANGUED, Abra – The National Electrification Administration (NEA) formally took over the ailing Abra Electric Cooperative (ABRECO) to allow the rural electric cooperative to undergo a rigid rehabilitation.

 

OCD-CAR calls for public participation in earthquake drill

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 12(PIA) -- The Office of Civil Defence is calling for the support of the people of Cordillera in instilling a culture of disaster preparedness and community resilience in the country by joining the 2018 first quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) set at 2 pm on Thursday, February 15.

 

Cordi autonomy bill passes 1st reading in Senate

BAGUIO CITY – The Senate approved on first reading Monday Senate Bill (SB) 1678 or the bill that seeks to establish an autonomous region in the Cordillera which will serve as the Senate version of House Bill (HB) 5343 or the proposed autonomy law pending with the House of Representatives.

 

Balili river project

BAGUIO CITY – A four-semester, two-year project for the rehabilitation of the Balili river will be conducted, after a memorandum of agreement signing last Monday with Mayor Mauricio Domogan, La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda, the academe and partner agencies present.

 

Zubiri files Senate Bill on Cordillera Autonomy

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 12 (PIA) -- Senator Miguel Zubiri fulfilled a recent promise to the Cordillerans by filing a senate bill version of the house bill creating the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera.

 

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).

 

Cordi autonomy bill passes 1st reading in Senate

BAGUIO CITY – The Senate approved on first reading Monday Senate Bill (SB) 1678 or the bill that seeks to establish an autonomous region in the Cordillera which will serve as the Senate version of House Bill (HB) 5343 or the proposed autonomy law pending with the House of Representatives.

 

DOH-CAR, CSOs partner for RPRH law implementation

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 8 (PIA) -- The Department of Health-Cordillera regional office is partnering with civil society organizations (CSOs) to ensure that responsible parenthood and reproductive health services and information reach communities where there is an urgent unmet need for family planning among couples and women of reproductive age.

 

Rizal LGU donates marching band instruments to PNP Kalinga

RIZAL, Kalinga, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- The Kalinga Provincial Police Office (KPPO) may soon have its own marching band with the recent donation of the Rizal local government unit of a set of marching band instruments.

 

Gov’t not ready for ban on export of minerals

BAGUIO CITY – Kalinga Rep. and Mountain Province caretaker congressman Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang said the government is not yet ready for the implementation of a total ban on the export of minerals because of the reported absence of the needed industries that will utilize the produced minerals aggravated by the high production cost.

 

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.

 

Empower women against VAW

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- Violence against women (VAW) is threat to human security so women should know their rights and be empowered.

 

City to consult with stakeholders on fund use

BAGUIO CITY – The local government will consult with the stakeholders on the formulation of a comprehensive master plan on how to sustain the city’s new identity as a creative city and the utilization of the earmarked P2.5 million for crafts and arts.

 

House okays bill increasing bed capacity of Baguio Gen. Hospital

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 6 (PIA) -- The Lower House unanimously voted for the approval on third and final reading the bill that seeks to increase the bed capacity of Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC).

 

Cordillera autonomy bill less controversial

BAGUIO CITY February 01 – An autonomy and federalism expert underscored that House Bill (HB) 5343 or the bill that seeks to establish the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC) is less controversial compared to the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that is being pursued by the administration for Muslim Mindanao, thus, its enactment into law should not encounter rough sailing in Congress.

 

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Baguio Latest News

Bright prospects for Baguio’s tourism industry

BAGUIO CITY – Local feng shui experts disclosed that there will be bright prospects for the sustained growth of the city’s tourism industry during the Year of the Young Earth Dog.

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Smoke-free task force inspection of establishments at cbd on

BAGUIO CITY – Members of the Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force conducted inspections of business establishments at the central business district on Feb. 13 and 15 to monitor the extent of compliance to Ordinance No. 34 series of 2017 or Smoke-Free Baguio ordinance.

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Balili river project

BAGUIO CITY – A four-semester, two-year project for the rehabilitation of the Balili river will be conducted, after a memorandum of agreement signing last Monday with Mayor Mauricio Domogan, La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda, the academe and partner agencies present.

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Gov’t not ready for ban on export of minerals

BAGUIO CITY – Kalinga Rep. and Mountain Province caretaker congressman Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang said the government is not yet ready for the implementation of a total ban on the export of minerals because of the reported absence of the needed industries that will utilize the produced minerals aggravated by the high production cost.

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City to consult with stakeholders on fund use

BAGUIO CITY – The local government will consult with the stakeholders on the formulation of a comprehensive master plan on how to sustain the city’s new identity as a creative city and the utilization of the earmarked P2.5 million for crafts and arts.

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Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga gov goes back to work

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – Governor Jocel Baac formally resumed office on Monday, December 11, after a six-month long suspension.

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Kalinga proposes P58M for SAAD program

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 23 (PIA) -- The Office of Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG) proposed P58 million for the province’s poverty alleviation agenda under the Special Area Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture.

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Rizal LGU donates marching band instruments to PNP Kalinga

RIZAL, Kalinga, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- The Kalinga Provincial Police Office (KPPO) may soon have its own marching band with the recent donation of the Rizal local government unit of a set of marching band instruments.

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New Year revelry the ‘Kalinga’ way

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 8 (PIA) -- The Kalinga police introduced a unique way of welcoming the New Year – using the gong instead of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices which cause harm.

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Solon slams Kalinga PDC resolution

TABUK CITY, Kalinga  – Rep. Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang questioned the motive of those who facilitated the passage of a resolution during the province’s monthly Kapihan sa Kapitolyo

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Ifugao Latest News

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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PNP stresses liability of parents of children driving without license

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- Parents or guardians of minor children, who are driving without driver’s license, beware.

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16 villages back AFP’s Community Support Program

ASIPULO, Ifugao, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Sixteen villages in the provinces of Ifugao, Mountain Province and Nueva Vizcaya are backing the Community Support Program (CSP) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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Kilusang Pagbabago - Ifugao chapter elects officers

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Dec. 28 (PIA) -- Members of the Kilusang Pagbabago – Lead Organization Inc. (KPLOI)  Ifugao Chapter elected their provincial officers to lead the organization in helping the government in its campaign for good governance.

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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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Mt. Province Latest News

MP to conduct consultation on parking project

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The provincial government will be holding a public consultation relative to the planned put up of a parking structure within the vicinity of the Provincial Capitol on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

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Bauko donates lot for evacuation center

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – The local government donated some 2,000 square meters of its property in Poblacion as the site of the evacuation center to be put up by the Cordillera office of Civil Defense (OCD-CAR) to help strengthen disaster risk reduction and management in the province.

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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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Lacwasan highlights barangay, tourism programs

BONTOC. Provincial Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan, Jr. delivered his State of the Province Address (SOPA) before the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and selected audience composed mostly of heads and assistant heads of offices of the provincial offices last January 16, 2018.

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Mt. Province PLGU sustains livelihood program for rebel returnees

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 22 (PIA) -- The provincial local government unit here continues to sustain its Provincial Livelihood Program of Rebel Returnees which is intended to help former rebels regain normal lives in the community.

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Daily Reading

Repent and believe in the Gospel

The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness,

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Jesus calls sinners to follow him

After this he went out, and saw a tax collector, named Levi, sitting at the tax office; and he said to him, "Follow me."

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Fasting for the kingdom of God

Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?"

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Take up your cross daily and follow Christ

"The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third  day be raised."

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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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"Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod"

Now they had forgotten to bring bread; and they had only one loaf with them in the boat.

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"No sign shall be given to this generation"

The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, to test him.

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