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.


2 Abrenians win in 1st De Francia Awards for Literature

Two literary writers from the province of Abra emerged as the winners in the first De Francia Awards for Literature (DEAL), a worldwide writing contest for “Pinoy-based” short stories in English launched last year.


Suspected Baguio gun-running head nabbed

A SUSPECTED leader of a local gun-running syndicate was nabbed by Abra Police early Wednesday morning, April 26.


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 PAC reorganized

BANGUED, Abra, (PIA) -- The Abra Provincial Police Office (APPO) recently reorganized its   Provincial Advisory Council (PAC) in efforts to improve police services.


Abra councilors’ league underscores capacity development

BANGUED, Abra (PIA) - - Philippine Councilors’ League (PCL) - Abra Chapter underscores the importance of continuing capacity development in order to perform their duties and functions effectively and efficiently.


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.”


DENR-Abra dialogues with furniture makers

BANGUED, Abra, Mar. 29 (PIA) -- The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) recently held a dialogue with the furniture makers association in the province to tackle   concerns on harvesting and transport of forest products.


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Baguio Latest News

Building expo supports professionals in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- A building and construction exhibit kicked off last week to link suppliers to its consumers and at the same time, provide free education units for professionals here.


28th NSM stresses importance of statistics towards comfortable and peaceful life

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority and the National Economic Development Authority highlighted the importance of statistics towards stable, comfortable and peaceful life for Filipinos during the launching of the 28th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in the Cordillera.


Barangay and SK elections postponed for the second time

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Commission on Elections has put a stop to all election related activities following President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of law on Monday (Oct. 2) postponing the scheduled 23 October 2017 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections for the second time.


E–consumer protection is everybody’s responsibility

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 4 (PIA) -- As the government through the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) is working hard towards a cyber-safe and resilient Philippines, it is equally important that every Filipino and some sector of society will also do their role in ensuring e–consumer protection.


ConsumerNet-CAR leads Consumer Welfare Month celebration

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 29 (PIA) -- Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the region in partnership with the ConsumerNet-CAR will launch this year’s Consumer Welfare Month (CWM) celebration on October 3 with an opening program, kapihan and a forum on consumer rights.


Kalinga Latest News

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.


New coffee trading center to rise in Kalinga

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Aug. 26(PIA) - - The Kalinga Coffee Trading Center (KCTC) will soon rise here following its groundbreaking ceremony last July.


DOLE awards livelihood assistance to families of 5 police casualties

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 21 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently awarded livelihood projects to surviving beneficiaries of policemen killed  and wounded  in the performance of their sworn duties.


TUPAD benefits over 3,000 in Tabuk City

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 7 (PIA) -- The “Tulong Panghanapbuhay para sa Displaced and Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD)” of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) benefits 3,545 individuals here through emergency work.


PHO-Kalinga reminds public on cleanliness to prevent dengue

CITY  OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug.17 (PIA)- - Health authorities here  remind the public  to keep their environment always clean  amidst  the sudden increase  in dengue cases from July 2 – August 5  this year compared to the same period last year.