Recruitment for security force illegal

BANGUED, Abra  – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus G.Dureza vehemently denied having authorized self-styled individuals and groups to recruit purported combatants from the different parts of the region to become members of the so-called regional security force once federalism will be in place.


Red Cross- Abra trains ambulance drivers

BANGUED, Abra, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- For an ambulance driver, it is not enough to know how to drive and know road traffic safety as the ambulance is a specialized vehicle used to transport sick or injured people to medical treatment facilities. He should also know emergency medical care for his patient on board.


Unified CPLA slam impostors for lying

BANGUED, Abra  – The unfied Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA) strongly denounced some alleged impostors and federalism advocates for alleged lying just to convince people in the hinterlands to support their failed cause just to gain the sympathy of concerned government agencies to support their plight.


Abra Women’s Day celebration features dance craze

BANGUED, Abra, March 12 (PIA) -- The women of Abra danced their hearts out to shake off extra pounds and inches on their bellies on March 8, 2018 in celebration of International Women’s Day and Abreñean Kawayan Festival.


‘Bato’ advises youth to veer away from drugs

BANGUED, Abra, Feb.12 (PIA) -- Philippine National Police Chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa appealed to Cordilleran youth to help the police in their campaign against crime and corruption by veering away from illegal drugs.


DOST capacitates welders, mechanics in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, Jan. 30 (PIA) -- As the number of vehicles and building constructions increase, technological capacities have to be improved to meet demands for their services.


SSS implements real-time posting of contributions

BANGUED, Abra, Feb. 28 (PIA) -- Social Security System members will no longer  wait for days before their contributions are posted as it is now done on real time.


NEA takes over Abra coop

BANGUED, Abra – The National Electrification Administration (NEA) formally took over the ailing Abra Electric Cooperative (ABRECO) to allow the rural electric cooperative to undergo a rigid rehabilitation.


Abra Provincial Hospital gets DOH accreditation

BANGUED, Abra, Jan. 19 (PIA) -- The Abra Provincial Hospital finally gets Department of Health accreditation that standardizes the quality of health care in both public and private hospitals in the country.


NCIP-Abra brings medical mission to remote IP community

SALLAPADAN, Abra, Feb. 28 (PIA) -- As part of its mandate of recognizing, protecting and promoting the rights and well-being of the Tingguians of Abra, the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) provincial office recently conducted a medical mission in Ud-Udiao here, one of the remote IP communities in the province.


OPAPP to dialogue with unified CPLA in Abra

Batasan, Quezon City  – Presidential Adviser on the Peace process Jesus G. Dureza assured leaders of the unified Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA) that the government will continue to dialogue with them to ascertain what appropriate assistance could be extended to the remaining men and women who were reportedly excluded from the controversial closure agreement entered by the previous administration with certain officials of the armed group.


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.


Chief PNP attends CARAA opening in Abra, vows to solve grenade blast case

BANGUED, Abra, Feb.12 (PIA) -- Philippine National Police Chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Sunday, February 4, was present in the opening ceremonies of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletics Association (CARAA) meet 2018 in this capital town to stand with the officials and show that Abra is a peaceful province.


Abra Rep. calls on cops to be passionate in their work

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 30 (PIA) -- Abra Representative Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos encouraged police officers to make passion for public service as their guide in serving the Filipino people.


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.


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Baguio Latest News

Lack of discipline among city motorists slammed

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the lack of discipline among motorists which contributes to the continuous increase in the number of vehicular traffic accidents along different roads around the city.


Public urged to respect SC ruling on Cereno ouster

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in ousting former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Cereno after majority of the Justices voted in favour of the quo warranto petition that was filed against her.


700 percent hike in HIV cases reported in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Human immune virus (HIV) cases in the city drastically increased by seven hundred percent last year which caused health authorities to press the alarm button to alert people on the unprecedented rise in the number of HIV-affected persons in the city.


Large-scale Baguio businesses warned

BAGUIO CITY  – Hotel, restaurant and condominium owners in the city were warned by the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) to comply with existing environmental laws and related rules and regulations to help sustain efforts to preserve and protect the city’s environment for the benefit of the present and future generations of Baguio residents.


Fun ride, bike clinic to highlight Bicycle Day

BAGUIO CITY – A fun ride along the major thoroughfares and a bicycle clinic will highlight the first ever celebration of Bicycle Day in the City on June 3.


Kalinga Latest News

Rizal LGU donates marching band instruments to PNP Kalinga

RIZAL, Kalinga, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- The Kalinga Provincial Police Office (KPPO) may soon have its own marching band with the recent donation of the Rizal local government unit of a set of marching band instruments.


DA turns over farm-to-market road to Kalinga beneficiaries

TANUDAN, Kalinga Feb. 28 (PIA) -- The long-awaited road that would improve the mobility of people, goods, and services and provide market access to farmers in this town was recently turned over to the beneficiaries.


Driving without license main traffic violation for 2017-POSO

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Tasked to provide public security and an effective traffic and transportation management, the Public Order and Safety Office (POSO) is confronted with the deliberate violations of traffic rules and codes imposed within the city.


NFA-Kalinga has rice supply for two months

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Feb. 8 (PIA) -- The National Food Authority (NFA) provincial station has 5,700 bags of the buffer stock, enough to last until early part of April.


Baac appoints new Kalinga Administrator

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – Governor Jocel Baac has chosen Executive Assistant Henry Gupaal to take on the mantle of Provincial Administrator.