Beneficaries of the AquaPonics solar - powered system in a photo opt with Mayor Benjamin Magalong (backrow second from right) and BFAR - CAR officials headed by Regional Director Lilibeth Signey ( frontrow left). (CCD/PIA CAR)

Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas, La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda and personnel at the TTMF led by Dr. Nora Ruiz leads simple send-off ceremony for six recovered patients discharged from the Provincial Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility in Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet.(photos from Benguet Governor’s Office)

Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong commends the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources for its Urban Aquaponics project with vegetable and fish production as he assures the city government's support to this project that helps ensure food sufficency and availability. (CCD/PIA CAR)

DA-CAR OIC Regional Director Cameron Odsey with ACT-CIS Representative anf Benguet Legislative Caretaker Eric Go Yap and Governor Melchor Diclas turn over assiatnce to farmer beneficiaries in the province of Benguet , and to DSWD-CAR for the implementation of the Gulayan sa Barangay for Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries and rge Department of Education Benguet for the Gulayan sa Paaralan programon at the Benguet Capitol on August 27, 2020. (RMC-PIA-CAR)

Project ‘ESEK’ to benefit 45 farmers in Besao barangay

BESAO, Mountain Province, Aug. 26(PIA)-- Forty-five farmers in barangay Tamboan in this municipality  are the initial  beneficiaries of  Project "ESEK" which was launched last month by  the Technical Education  and Skills Development Authority(TESDA)  in partnership with the Poverty Reduction, Livelihood and Employment Cluster  of the Provincial Task Force  on Ending Local Armed Conflict.

Abra opens tourists spots to locals only

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 18(PIA) –- The province is now gradually opening its tourism sites to local tourists but health protocols will be strictly enforced.

APORs told to follow PIATF COVID-19 guidelines in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 8(PIA) -- Governor Maria Jocelyn Bernos called on the Authorized Persons Outside Residences (APORs)  specifically the uniformed personnel to follow protocols and guidelines that have been set to ensure safety in the province during the COVID-19 pandemic.

81st Malasakit Center opens at FNLGHTC in Apayao

LUNA, Apayao, Sept. 8(PIA) -- The Far North Luzon General Hospital and Training Center (FNLGHTC)  here has now a  Malasakit Center to serve  indigent patients from the province as well as  from nearby towns of  Cagayan. 

PSA Benguet all set for 2020 Census of Population and Housing

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 27 (PIA) - - The Philippine Statistics Authority is all set for the conduct of the  2020 Census of Population and Housing which will take off  this September 1 amid the corona virus disease(COVID-19) pandemic.

Pudtol records 3 new COVID cases

PUDTOL, Apayao, Aug. 10(PIA)--Aggressive contact tracing  is now ongoing  for people who may have come in  contact  with  the   three new COVID-19 positive  cases in the municipality.

Ifugao youth mobilized as anti rape,anti-VAWC advocates

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 14(PIA) - - Youth in the province are  mobilized as anti-rape and anti- Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) advocates in their respective communities.

Qualified PUV drivers to receive SAP subsidy

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 12 (PIA) - - Qualified public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers  are set to  receive  cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program(SAP) of the government on a scheduled basis from September 15-18, 2020.

15 residents of priority barangays in Ifugao train on taro processing

TINOC, Ifugao, Aug. 27(PIA)- - Residents of six priority barangays of this town were trained on taro processing at the Mugao Training Center at Barangay Impugong last week.

Baguio reports 80 percent of city COVID cases are local transmission

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 21 (PIA) - - The City Government of Baguio, through its Public Information Office,  reported that 80 percent of the confirmed Coronavirus Diseases (COVID – 19) cases recorded in the city are  local transmission, mostly household contacts or co –workers of existing confirmed cases.

Victory Day celebrates gallantry, sacrifices of WWII & modern day heroes

KIANGAN, Ifugao Sept. 4 (PIA) - - The province of Ifugao successfully commemorated   the 75th Victory Day  in this municipality  on Wednesday(Sept. 2) honouring the gallantry and  sacrifices  of World War II soldiers and guerrillas,   and the frontliners   against the  Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) .

DOLE TUPAD benefits 857 informal sector workers in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain  Province, Aug. 20 (PIA) - - The Office of Congressman Maximo Dalog Jr., in partnership with the Department of Labor and Labor Employment (DOLE - CAR), provides work assistance to COVID – affected informal sector in the province through the TUPAD BKBK or the “Tulong Pangkabuhayan Para sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantage workers, Barangay Ko Bahay Ko” Program.

DTI grants PBG livelihood kits to Abrenian entrepreneurs

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 3 (PIA) - –  The Department of Trade and Industry  provincial office  (DTI- Abra), in collaboration with its partner agencies, recently   awarded livelihood kits to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the province under the  Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PBG) program to support the recovery and continuity of their affected businesses.

First COVID-19 related death recorded in Apayao

LUNA, Apayao, Aug. 28(PIA) -- The province  of  Apayao confirmed its first COVID-19-related death.

DepEd Baguio mulls extended pilot test of new learning modalities on selected subjects

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 27(PIA) -- The Department of Education - Schools Division Baguio City reported that the pilot test on the new learning modalities in selected schools and learners in the city was successful, but is considering the possibility of expanding it to other schools for the testing of specific subjects that need improvement based on the initial run.

DTI,SLU FabLab produce face shields for MSME clients

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry  Cordillera Regional Office, in partnership with the Saint Louis University FabLab (Fabrication Laboratory), is into the production of face shields for distribution  its micro, small and medium enterprises  clients and other qualified beneficiaries.

NMIS issues safety guidelines on meat online selling & delivery

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 8(PIA) - - With online selling and home deliveries now  a trend for those looking for livelihood or income opportunities this COVID – 19 pandemic, the National Meat Inspection Service(NMIS) reminds  Cordillera consumers and sellers and traders on the importance of ensuring the safety of meat products and of proper transporting and handling.

Ifugao police office initiates anti-rape campaign

HINGYON, Ifugao, Aug. 19(PIA) - - The Ifugao police force continues to find strategies to help abate the occurrence of rape in the community, which remains a concern in the province.

Suicide is preventable with everyone’s help,health expert says

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 14 (PIA) - - Suicide is preventable and each and everyone can do something to help, Dr. Gwendolyn Cayad of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Psychiatry Department stressed in a kapihan media forum   promoting  World Suicide Prevention Day on  September 10.

New PNP Chief is Baguio Boy

BAGUIO CITY, Sept.  3(PIA) – President Rodrigo Duterte has designated Philippine National Police Deputy Chief for Administration Lt. Gen. Camilo Cascolan as the new chief of the police force with the rank of Police General effective September 2, 2020

Benguet IATF lifts veggie scheduled delivery by clustered towns

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 4(PIA) - - The scheduled delivery of vegetables by clustered municipalities to the government-run trading centers in this capital town and in Nueva Vizcaya has now been lifted on the clamor of farmers and stakeholders.

Restrictions imposed in some areas in Ifugao for contact tracing

LAMUT, Ifugao, Sept. 18 (PIA) - - The municipal mayors of Alfonso Lista and Lagawe towns placed some of their barangays under restrictions for safety measures against the Coronavirus Disease – 2019.

BFAR launches aquaponics project in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources -Cordillera Regional Office (BFAR – CAR) on  Thursday  launched  its  Urban Aquaponics Project that promotes food sufficiency and availability  in  line with the Plant, Plant Plant program of the Department of Agriculture.

Baguio logs 29 Covid-19 recoveries

BAGUIO CITY -- A total of 29 recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) was recorded here on Wednesday, the Public Information Office (PIO) said in an advisory.

Benguet Guv wants coordination among LGUs, DOT on Baguio's tourism opening

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet , Sept 13(PIA) -- Governor Melchor Diclas appealed to the local government of Baguio and the Department of Tourism to coordinate with the local government units of Benguet particularly those in the BLISTT areas with the planned opening of Baguio City for tourists.  

La Trinidad LGU requires online registration prior to entry

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug.19 (PIA) - - Online registration is now required for individuals outside Benguet province who plan to come to this capital town for varied reasons.

KIMO turns over 1st solar CIS in Kalinga to irrigators' association

RIZAL, Kalinga, Sept. 7 (PIA) - - The Kalinga Irrigation Management Office (KIMO) explores   solar technology in providing irrigation  to improve  crop yield   turning over  a  solar -powered communal irrigation system(CIS) to  an  irrigators association of barangay Romualdez in this  town for its operation and management. 

Cordillera opens online 'Nutri Abung' for nutrition workerst

BAGUIO CITY -- Nutrition practitioners now have an online library of information to guide them in pursuing their mandate to make children healthy.

Government, people winning the war on insurgency in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 24 (PIA) -- Benguet Provincial Police Office Director PCol. Elmer Ragay said that the government and the people are winning the war on insurgency without firing shots and encounters in the mountains.

Calanasan records COVID-19 local transmission

CALANASAN, Apayao, Aug. 24 (PIA) -- The municipality recorded local transmission of COVID-19 with a new case last August 20.

Baguio

  • 2 Cabinet officials laud Baguio’s effort in opening up economy

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 18 (PIA) - - Secretary Vince Dizon, National Action Plan Against COVID – 19 Deputy Chief Implementer and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque  laud  the Baguio  City government’s effort and the people’s cooperation in slowly opening up  the  city’s economy.

  • Suicide is preventable with everyone’s help,health expert says

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 14 (PIA) - - Suicide is preventable and each and everyone can do something to help, Dr. Gwendolyn Cayad of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Psychiatry Department stressed in a kapihan media forum   promoting  World Suicide Prevention Day on  September 10.

  • CRDRRMC drafts Regional Disaster Response Plan for Pandemic

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 13 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC)  is   set  to convene  a technical working group that will work on the drafting of the Regional Disaster Response Plan (RDRP) on Pandemics and Emerging/Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.

  • NMIS issues safety guidelines on meat online selling & delivery

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 8(PIA) - - With online selling and home deliveries now  a trend for those looking for livelihood or income opportunities this COVID – 19 pandemic, the National Meat Inspection Service(NMIS) reminds  Cordillera consumers and sellers and traders on the importance of ensuring the safety of meat products and of proper transporting and handling.

  • TESDA turns over bicycle rack to Baguio City LGU

    BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 3 - -The local government’s initiative of promoting the bicycle as an alternative mode of transportation gets support from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Regional Training Center which recently turned over bicycle racks to the city.

Benguet

  • Benguet Guv wants coordination among LGUs, DOT on Baguio's tourism opening

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet , Sept 13(PIA) -- Governor Melchor Diclas appealed to the local government of Baguio and the Department of Tourism to coordinate with the local government units of Benguet particularly those in the BLISTT areas with the planned opening of Baguio City for tourists.  

  • Qualified PUV drivers to receive SAP subsidy

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 12 (PIA) - - Qualified public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers  are set to  receive  cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program(SAP) of the government on a scheduled basis from September 15-18, 2020.

  • Benguet IATF lifts veggie scheduled delivery by clustered towns

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 4(PIA) - - The scheduled delivery of vegetables by clustered municipalities to the government-run trading centers in this capital town and in Nueva Vizcaya has now been lifted on the clamor of farmers and stakeholders.

  • More COVID-19 facilities needed in Benguet

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 28(PIA) -- The provincial government is looking for other facilities to accommodate COVID-19 patients as cases continue to rise in the province.

  • Benguet farmers, govt agencies receive assistance from DA-CAR

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Agriculture - Cordillera turned over seeds, equipment and other agricultural inputs to farmer beneficiaries in seven Benguet towns as part of the continuing  support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mt. Province

  • Project ‘ESEK’ to benefit 45 farmers in Besao barangay

    BESAO, Mountain Province, Aug. 26(PIA)-- Forty-five farmers in barangay Tamboan in this municipality  are the initial  beneficiaries of  Project "ESEK" which was launched last month by  the Technical Education  and Skills Development Authority(TESDA)  in partnership with the Poverty Reduction, Livelihood and Employment Cluster  of the Provincial Task Force  on Ending Local Armed Conflict.

  • DOLE TUPAD benefits 857 informal sector workers in Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain  Province, Aug. 20 (PIA) - - The Office of Congressman Maximo Dalog Jr., in partnership with the Department of Labor and Labor Employment (DOLE - CAR), provides work assistance to COVID – affected informal sector in the province through the TUPAD BKBK or the “Tulong Pangkabuhayan Para sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantage workers, Barangay Ko Bahay Ko” Program.

  • PDRRMC calls for consistency in observance of minimum health protocols

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug. 9(PIA) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Council  enjoins the public to be consistent in their observance of the minimum health protocols as the province recorded two new COVID-19 cases today.

  • DOST-CAR assists community-based muscovado processing in Besao

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, June12 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera Administrative Region  (DOST - CAR) through its Local Grants in Aid project continues  to provide appropriate science and technology intervention to micro, small and medium enterprises to increase productivity, improve the quality of their products, and strengthen product market competitiveness.

  • Police, APF, priest engage Mt. Province youth in songfest while under CQ

    SAGADA, Mountain Province, June 11(PIA)-- The  joint project  of the uniformed personnel and  a Catholic priest here to engage  the youth  creatively making  use of their time and improving  their  musical talent  while on community quarantine is a big success that a second round is set in motion.

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