Emergency Command Center. Senator Bong Go, in a simple ceremony at Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Thursday handed over to Baguio City Officials headed by Mayor Benjamin Magalong and Congressman Mark Go the P200 million cheque fro President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for the establishment of an Emergency Command Center patterned to the 911 On Call system of Davao City. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Cordillera Model OFW Families. Land-based OFW Angelina Calaowa (6th from left - back row) joined by husband and family members on her left side and Sea - based OFW Alfonso Maico (7th from left - back row) with his wife and family in a photo opportunity during the OWWA - CAR led 2019 MOFYA regional awarding ceremony. Joining them at front row are OWWA - CAR Director Manuela Peña (2nd from right) and members of the MOFYA Regional Search and Screening Committee. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Independent PNP Internal Affairs. Regional Internal Affairs Service Advisory Council chairperson Atty. Alan Antonio Mazo (2nd from left) with council members Leonarda Aguinalde (middle) of the academe, Rachelle Ann Velilia (4th from left) of the youth sector and PIA - CAR Director Helen Tibaldo (government sector) presents the council resolution calling for the independence of the IAS from the PNP and supporting a House Bill filed by Davao Rep. Jericho Nograles for its transfer to DILG. Joining them, in the Kapihan media forum at PIA Cordillera office is RIAS - CAR Deputy Regional Director P/Lt. Col. Marcial Paclibon (left). (Lito Dar/PIA CAR

Baguio visitors enjoying the Snow Fall at Baguio Country Club's Christmas Village that formally opened last Saturday, Oct. 26. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Newly Refurbished. DepED OIC Director for Bureau of Learning Service Atty. Mark Bragado (left) with Baguio Teachers Camp Superintendent Dr. Diosdado Medina leads the ribbon cutting and blessing of the camp's administration building and other renovated/rehabilitated buildings inside Teachers Camp, Thursday, that include the Albert, Qurino, Rohas and Carlos P. Romulo Halls for better service to the Education Department's functions and to other clients. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Senior Citizens' Affairs. DSWD - CAR Asst. Regional Director for Operations Amelyn Cabrera (right) administer the oath taking of the newly elected officers of the Regional Federation of Senior Citizens Association of the Philippines that include Alfred Anod (President), David Asencio (Vice President), Edita Ibarra (Secretary) and Rufino Dolipas (Treasurer) during the 2nd semester consultation dialogue for Regional Inter - Agency Committee on Senior Citizen/Regional Monitoring Board and RFSCAP at Eurotel Baguio City, Thursday. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Malasakit Center. Senator Bong Go, in a simple ceremony Thursday, handed over to Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Director Ricardo Ruñez the P5 million check from the office of the President for the initial operations of the BGHMC Malasakit Center, the 50th of its kind all over the country. Go also pledges another P5 million for emergency health assistance for indigent patients. Witness during the ceremony were Baguio officials headed by Mayor Benjamin Magalong and Congressman Mark Go and Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Benguet Adivay Festival 2019 opens

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 7(PIA) -- Gong beating and blowing of bamboo horns signaled the opening of Benguet’s 119th Foundation Anniversary celebration thru the Adivay Festival 2019 on Wednesday (Nov. 6).

Apayao folks told to prepare for TS Ramon

LUNA, Apayao, Nov. 15(PIA) -- While relief and response operations are being conducted in the province of Apayao due to flooding and landslides caused by heavy rains last week, residents are called to prepare for tropical storm Ramon.

All set for Benguet Adivay Festival

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct.31(PIA) - - The month-long Adivay festival in celebration of the province’s 119th founding anniversary is all set anchored on the  theme “HEALTHIER” Benguet.

A. Lista stude tops 1st PhilHealth quiz bee in Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 13 (PIA) - -  A student from Alfonso Lista topped  the “First PhilHealth National Quiz Bee”   conducted by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation in partnership with the Department of Education  in the province.

CRDRRMC conducts RDANA in calamity-stricken Apayao

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 13 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) sent two Rapid Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (RDANA) teams to Apayao  which is under  state of calamity due to the   effects  of  continuous heavy rains.

Ifugao elders welcome DepEd official in indigenous way

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct. 30 (PIA)  - - The Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Schools Division Superintendent of the province was welcomed in indigenous way  to be one among the daughters of “Immipugo” (Ifugaos).

Abra IMPRs bind to preserve culture, protect their land, people

BANGUED, Abra, Nov. 7 (PIA) -- With a common goal of serving their ancestral domains, all the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMR) from the Tingguian communities of the province convened for the IPMRs’ summit.  

Compliance to anti-littering ordinance sought

BAGUIO CITY  – The City General Services Office (GSO) urged both residents and tourists alike to strictly comply with the provisions of the city’s anti-littering ordinance to help in the city government’s aggressive clean and green campaign.

NCIP defers 500mw Badeo hydro CP

KIBUNGAN, Benguet  – The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) en banc reportedly deferred acting on the grant of the required certificate of pre-condition (CP) to the Coheco Badeo Corporation (CBC) for its proposed 500-megawatt pump storage hydro project in barangay Badeo here after attempts by some company officials to allegedly mislead the Commission on prevailing issues confronting the ambitious project.

Police told to strictly implement traffic, transportation laws

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 8 (PIA) -- The Philippine National Police  intensifies   enforcement of laws on  transportation and traffic rules with  emphasis on overloading and  hitching  rides to help ensure  the safety of the riding public.

Cordillerans urged to pursue real autonomy

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- The quest for Cordillera Autonomy should be pushed by the people from the region, a National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) official said.

Ban on sale of wet wipes with harmful ingredients in Baguio sought

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance prohibiting the sale of wet wipes and other similar baby products with harmful ingredients in all establishments in the city.

DOST turns-over STARBOOKS to 9 Kalinga schools

 CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga Oct 30 (PIA) -- Nine more schools in the province are recipients of   the Science and Technology Academic and Research- Based Openly Operated Kiosk Station (STASRBOOKS) from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

DPWH asks for public understanding as Marcos Highway reblocking starts

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 7(PIA) -- The Department of Public Works and Highways – Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) appeals for public understanding on the expected traffic build up with the rehabilitation of the two sections of Marcos Highway.

Heroic SAF trooper laid to rest in Kapangan, Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 8 (PIA) -- In the service of the nation, another brave Cordilleran special force trooper  sacrificed his life and was laid to rest in his hometown in Taba-ao, Kapangan in Benguet on Thursday, November 7.

Malasakit Center for indigent patients now open at BGHMC

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 12 (PIA) - - Emergency medical assistance for indigent patients is now available at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) with the opening of the government’s 50th Malasakit Center here   on November 7.

Apayao on red alert status due to flooding, landslides

LUNA, Apayao, Nov. 8(PIA) -- The province of Apayao is in Red Alert status as of November 8, Friday, due to the extent of damages caused by continuous heavy rains in the province since last week.

Kalinga tribal leaders culminate IP Month with ritual

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 12(PIA) - - Bodong holders, indigenous peoples (IP) leaders and Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMR)  recently gathered at Capitol Astrodome  in Kalinga to perform the “tongyab”, “sissiwa” and “posik” in culmination of the IP month celebration.

LT leaps to 12th place in competitiveness ranking

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – The capital town continues to be one of the most competitive local governments in the country after being adjudged as the 12th overall among the close to 500 first to second class municipalities during the 7th edition of the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness index (CMCI).

DILG clarifies 3 CAR LGUs failed in road clearing compliance

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 25(PIA) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government – Cordillera clarified  that only three local government units in the Cordillera received  failing mark in the road clearing directive of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Cordi IPs continue quest for autonomy

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov.4 (PIA) - - Bodong holders and Indigenous People Mandatory Representatives (IPMR) gathered  in a forum  here to be  updated on the continuing struggle for self-determination  during the celebration of Indigenous Peoples (IP) Month.

CORDS calls for convergence in addressing poverty in remote barangays

BAGUIO CITY, Nov.5 (PIA) - - The newly designated Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for Cordillera stressed  to  peace and development prime movers  the importance of intensifying convergence in delivering socio – economic development programs in geographically isolated and depressed areas to end the concern on insurgency and other poverty - based issues in the region .

Digital fabrication lab for academe, MSMEs opens at SLU

 BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 30 (PIA) - - A digital fabrication laboratory(FabLab)  is  now opened at  Saint Louis University School of Engineering and Architecture here to cater to  micro-small-medium enterprises (MSME) and  engineering and related sciences students in the region and other academic institutions in Northern Luzon.

DRRM caravan held in Apayao

PUDTOL, Apayao, Oct. 31(PIA) -- The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council (CRDRRMC) thru the Office of Civil Defense – Cordillera and the Apayao Provincial DRRMC conducted the Cordillera DRRM Caravan in this town recently.

Baguio

  • Malasakit Center for indigent patients now open at BGHMC

    BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 12 (PIA) - - Emergency medical assistance for indigent patients is now available at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) with the opening of the government’s 50th Malasakit Center here   on November 7.

  • Baguio crime rate drops by 5 percent this year

    BAGUIO CITY  – The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) reported the crime rate in the city continues to decrease following the implementation of various programs, projects and interventions by the city police force to sustain the peace and order situation that has placed the country’s Summer Capital’s one of the peaceful cities not only in the country but also in the Southwest Asian region over the past years.

  • 2 Baguio schools get new buildings

    BAGUIO CITY  – The Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and \industry (FFCCCI) and the Baguio Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BFCCCI) formally turned two newly constructed schoolbuildings over to the concerned stakeholders of two public schools in the different parts of the city to help provide additional classrooms for the increasing student population in the said schools.

  • Olowan reports on 100-day council accomplishment

    BAGUIO CITY  – The city legislative body is headed towards the right direction in the legislating appropriate measures in support of the administration’s 15-point collective agenda.

  • DPWH asks for public understanding as Marcos Highway reblocking starts

    BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 7(PIA) -- The Department of Public Works and Highways – Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) appeals for public understanding on the expected traffic build up with the rehabilitation of the two sections of Marcos Highway.

Benguet

  • Mankayan town embraces land banking for future use

    MANKAYAN, Benguet  – The municipal government embraced land banking as one of its main thrust that will allow the realization of the programmed expansion and future development projects that will move the municipality to greater heights.

  • Closure of Kennon road faces stiff opposition

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – The tremendous opposition to the proposed closure of the scenic and historic Kennon road to vehicular traffic for at least three years continues to snowball as the provincial board is on the verge of passing a resolution against the said plan.

  • DPWH-SBDEO officials charged for grave abuse of authority

    BUGUIAS, Benguet  – Some officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways – Second Benguet District Engineering Office (DPWH-SBDEO) were charged before the Office of the Ombudsman for alleged awarding a multi-million public works infrastructure project amounting to P56.7 million amidst defects in the contractor’s previous projects in violation of pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9184 or the Government Procurement Act.

  • Benguet Adivay Festival 2019 opens

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 7(PIA) -- Gong beating and blowing of bamboo horns signaled the opening of Benguet’s 119th Foundation Anniversary celebration thru the Adivay Festival 2019 on Wednesday (Nov. 6).

  • Police told to strictly implement traffic, transportation laws

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 8 (PIA) -- The Philippine National Police  intensifies   enforcement of laws on  transportation and traffic rules with  emphasis on overloading and  hitching  rides to help ensure  the safety of the riding public.

Mt. Province

  • Mountain Province share national accounting awards limelight

    BONTOC, Mountain Province – The provincial government and three municipal governments stole the limelight in the recently concluded annual gathering of the Association of Government Certified Public Accountants of the Philippines as the same were adjudged for having the best accounting offices in their categories.

  • Consumers learn about sustainable consumption

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct. 29 (PIA)--Consumers in the province learned about sustainable consumption in a live kapihan among Consumernet-member agencies led by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in coordination with Radyo Pilipinas in celebration of Consumer Welfare Month.

  • Sagada LGU bans entry of live pigs, pork meat and products

    SAGADA, Mountain Province, Oct. 25 (PIA)-- The entry of live pigs, pork meat and pork products is banned in this town to ensure that it remains free from the African Swine Fever (ASF).

  • Mt. Province among high complying LGUs in road clearing operations

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct. 25(PIA)--  The ten   municipal  government  units  in the province  have   diligently implemented the   presidential directive to clear all public  roads  in their jurisdictions  of obstructions  making  Mountain Province   among the high complying provinces  nationwide  based on the assessment released by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

  • DOH-CAR starts feeding program for undernourished kids,pregnant women

    PARACELIS, Mountain Province, Sept. 26 (PIA) -- The Department of Health Center of Health Development (DOH-CHD) Cordillera under its Nutrition Program started a feeding program for nutritionally-at-risk pregnant women and undernourished under-five children in nine barangays in this town.

IFUGAO

  • Ifugao students trained on basic life support

    HINGYON, Ifugao, Nov. 13 (PIA) - - Government agencies here are continuously providing enhancement training to students to be disaster first responders in the community to prevent the loss of lives and properties.

  • A. Lista stude tops 1st PhilHealth quiz bee in Ifugao

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 13 (PIA) - -  A student from Alfonso Lista topped  the “First PhilHealth National Quiz Bee”   conducted by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation in partnership with the Department of Education  in the province.

  • Ifugao PPOC,PDAC declare NPAs persona non-grata

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 8 (PIA) - - The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and the Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC)  passed a joint resolution declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines, New People’s Army, National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF)  and other threat groups as persona non-grata.

  • Senior citizens urged to stay healthy, productive

    TINOC, Ifugao, Oct. 31(PIA) - - “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.  Do not regret growing older, it’s a privilege denied to many. Age is not a matter of mind, and if you don’t mind, it does not matter.”

  • Ifugao PDRRMC reorganized

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct.30 (PIA) - - Governor Jerry Dalipog has   re-organized and expanded the membership of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) to help sustain the gains of partnership with and among public and private sectors in building disaster resilience, institutionalizing arrangement and measures for reducing the risks of disasters including the projected climate risks and enhance disaster preparedness and response capabilities at all levels.

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