NTA celebrates anniversary with synchronized tree planting

DOLORES, Abra, Aug. 8(PIA) -- In celebration of its 30th anniversary celebration, National Tobacco Administration  Administrator Robert L. Seares   spearheaded this year’s Synchronized Tree Planting (STP) here in   his hometown  last  July 31.


Abra PNC recognizes barangays with zero-malnutrition cases, BNS

BANGUED, Abra, Aug. 8(PIA) -- Members of the Provincial Nutrition Committee (PNC) awarded  local government units and   nutrition  workers    with zero-malnourished children during the culmination program of the 43rd National Nutrition Month celebration  last  July 31 at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall.


Bucay hosts Community-Based Monitoring System training

BUCAY, Abra, July 4(PIA) - - The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)  conducted  the third batch of the Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Accelerated Poverty Profiling training in this town recently.


Creation of municipal tourism offices in Abra pushed

BANGUED, Abra, July 31(PIA) -- A provincial ordinance mandating all municipal local government units (LGUs) to create Municipal Tourism Offices for more effective implementation of local tourism programs to attain “Awesome Abra” is being sought.


Phil Science High School opens application for National Competitive Examination

BANGUED, Abra, July 21(PIA) -- The Philippine Science High School  popularly called Phisi (pronounced as pisay)  invites  interested  Grade 6 students to   apply for  the National Competitive Examination (NCE).


Abra launches SALAKNIB-Blood Service Network

BANGUED, Abra, July (PIA) -- The Provincial Health Office recently launched the SALAKNIB – Blood Service Network of the province in celebration of the World Blood Donors’ Day on July 20.


Langiden mayor reports on his accomplishments

LANGIDEN Abra, July 31(PIA)- - The  local government unit of this town across the Abra River put together three activities in one big event  bringing festive  mode  for the people.


Female rebel, firearms apprehended in Abra firefight

A FEMALE rebel and several high caliber firearms were seized by authorities following an almost one hour firefight between troops and members of communist guerillas at Sitio Tinalban, Kilong-olao village, Boliney, Abra.


DOLE explains new wage order in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, July 7(PIA) - -   A well-paid workforce makes a peaceful and happy workplace. Hence, Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards (RTWPB) determine and fix wage rates applicable to their regional jurisdiction to promote industrial peace.


Abra’s IP Elders: Partners for peace and development

BANGUED, Abra, July 25(PIA) -- Cultural barriers are some of the reasons why diversity in community is so lively. There are conflict of ideas and interests by which human society cannot achieve the peace that it longs to have.


Abra revives Week for Peace

BANGUED, Abra, July 6(PIA) - - The province of Abra is up for back to back celebrations next week.


Army official appeals for public cooperation in fight for peace

LAGANGILANG, Abra, July (PIA) -- “We should not rob off the children’s hopes. And people should now say no  more to insurgency if we are really sincere in our fight  for peace.”


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Baguio Latest News

DOH cautions public against vaccines being sold online, by unauthorized distributors

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 12 (PIA) -- The Department of Health – Cordillera regional office advises the public against buying Japanese Encephalitis vaccine or any other vaccine being sold online or from unauthorized distributors or retailers.


NYC, TAYO call for more active youth participation in building a better Philippines

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 12 (PIA) -- The National Youth Commission and the Ten Accomplished Youth Organization (TAYO) Foundation call on the Filipino youth to actively participate towards community and nation building.


DOT calls for shared responsibility for sustainable tourism growth

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 9 (PIA) -- The Department of Tourism reports a vibrant tourism industry for the Philippines and calls for a continuing partnership with media and other tourism stakeholders to ensure sustainable tourism growth for the country.


CSC–CAR focuses on embracing change

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 7 (PIA) -- The Civil Service Commission - Cordillera Regional Office celebrated its 29th foundation anniversary last August 29 with the theme “Embracing Change”.


Napolcom highlights use of whistle for crime prevention

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 7 (PIA) -- The National Police Commission in Cordillera highlighted the use of ‘whistle’ in crime prevention as it launched the observance of National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW).


Kalinga Latest News

DA to convert 20,000 hectares of idle lands for rice production in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 5 (PIA) -- Kalinga contributes 1.3 percent to the rice requirement of the country and this is seen to increase with the “Masaganang Ani sa Nayon” Project (Project MANA).


Upper Kalinga DPWH builds more flood controls

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 16 (PIA) - - The newly created Upper Kalinga District Engineering Office  is  determined to  improve more roads  and build  more flood controls and water systems in  the uplands of this province.


Tinglayan, Tulgao tribal war defused

TABUK CITY, Kalinga  – The timely intervention of veteran peacepact holders and provincial officials led to the diffusion of the brewing tension between tribesmen from the Tinglayan and Tulgao tribes following an unresolved boundary dispute.


DOLE-CAR orients Kalinga employers on new wage orders

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 23 (PIA) - - About 90 employers and employees from the private sector in the province attended an orientation on   the new wage orders in the region conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) - Cordillera.


Tabuk City heightens drive vs minor drivers

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 21(PIA) – The City Public Order and Safety Office (POSO) has intensified its campaign against  minor drivers amid reports of high violations.