Bamboo leaves as chicken feed and fodder

The bamboo has multifarious uses from its roots to its tips. It is an alternate raw material for wood furniture industry or engineered for construction building materials, furniture and fixtures, handicrafts and various novelty items. Its roots have medicinal properties and its fiber can be loom-woven into smooth garment.


Abra gets P110M for 3 tourism road projects

BANGUED, Abra  – Some P110 million was included in the annual budget of the tourism department next year purposely to fund the initial improvements of three major tourism road projects leading to potential tourist destinations in the different parts of the province to help achieve the primordial goal of the local government to become one of the growing tourism destinations in the Cordillera.


Abra elderlies undergo organizational development trainings

BANGUED, Abra, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- Officers of the Federation of Senior Citizens of Abra (FSCA) underwent a series of organizational development and capacity building trainings in observance of the Elderly Month celebration in October.


IEC on values formation pushed to help address teenage pregnancy

BANGUED, Abra, Nov. 22 (PIA) -- Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan called on  local officials, government line agencies and the media to intensify their information education campaign on values formation to help address the problem on teenage pregnancy in the Cordillera region.


Abra braces to become tourist haven

BANGUED, Abra  – The provincial government is working double time to help promote the former conflict-stricken province as one of the preferred tourist destinations outside Metro Manila and to compliment Baguio City and Ifugao as the preferred destinations in the north once the appropriate infrastructures will be put in place with the help of concerned government agencies.


More water system for Dolores

DOLORES, Abra, Oct. 12 (PIA) -- Lack of potable water is a perennial problem of the people in this town but this is now being addressed. Thanks to the programs of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the partnership of the local government unit and the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan (KALAHI) beneficiaries.


3 river systems to undergo rehabilitation

BANGUED, Abra  – Three major river basins in the Cordillera will undergo a massive rehabilitation after the Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) endorsed to Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu the climate responsive integrated master plan for the Agno River basin, the Cagayan River basin, and the Abra River basin.


Abra narco-politicians validated

BANGUED, Abra – Twenty one former and incumbent politicians in the different parts of the province are now the subject of assessment and validation by operatives of the Cordillera office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-CAR) for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs.


Abrenean youths join nat’l congress for mental health

BANGUED, Abra, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Two Abreñean youth leaders represented the province of Abra in the National Youth Congress for Mental Health 2017 held on October 14–15 in Manila.


Abra presents development concerns to RDC-RPOC

BANGUED Abra, Nov. 18 (PIA) --The 4th Quarter joint Regional Development Council (RDC) and Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) meeting in this capital town on November 15 was an opportunity for the province of Abra to present its development concerns to the regional bodies.


Vanaw tribe protects the forest the indigenous way

MALIBCONG, Abra, Oct. 12 (PIA) -- The Vanaw community of this municipality practices indigenous forest management system in saving, protecting and sustaining the natural resources.


Abra Consumer Net strengthens consumer welfare desk

BANGUED, Abra, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Abra Consumer Net (ACN) is strengthening its Consumer Welfare Desk to help address the problem of handling complaints from consumers.


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Baguio Latest News

Abra, Mt. Province hires top archery coaches for Caraa meet

EVEN with the hiring of top trainers by the different provinces, Baguio City archery coach John Hongitan remains upbeat of the city’s chances when the 2018 edition of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (Caraa) opens February 4.


BGHMC AdBoard, FRB Foundation share joy to city inmates

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Advisory Board and the Fernando – Rosa Bautista Foundation continue to share blessings, this time to the inmates of the Baguio City Jail.


Baguio City launches National Bible Month

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- The City Government of Baguio through the Baguio Character Council launched the National Bible Month celebration during the first Monday flag ceremony of the year at the city hall grounds.


DOH iterates total ban on sale and use of firecrackers can ensure public safety

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- The Department of Health reiterates its call for the public, local government units and other partner agencies to continue to push for a total ban on the sale and use of firecrackers to ensure health and safety especially of children.


Baguio's water supply seen to improve

BAGUIO Water District has assured the public of an improved water supply once the rehabilitation of the rain catchment basin in Mount Sto. Tomas is completed later this year.


Kalinga Latest News

Locals learn from DOST’s technology interventions

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 24 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently trained students and women on food processing using crops are abundant in the area.


Kalinga Christmas bonanza hauls P4.5M in sales

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 8 (PIA) -- Exhibitors in the last Christmas bonanza raked in a whooping sales of P4,537,887, which is 307 percent higher than last 2016’s P1,477,144 or an increase of P3.06M.


TESDA Kalinga trains 80 students on food processing

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 24 (PIA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is currently providing training on food processing to 80 students under its Special training for Employment Program or STEP.


Tabuk City honors 4 centenarians

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 15 (PIA)  -- The city government honored four centenarian residents and gave them cash gifts in 2017.  


Kalinga ComNet trains on basic journalism

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 29 (PIA) -- Twenty five designated information officers from the Kalinga Provincial Government Communication Network recently participated in basic journalism training here.