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 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.


RNC brings nutri education tool to 4 Abra towns

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Regional Nutrition Committee(RNC)-Cordillera is expanding the implementation of an interactive education tool in nutrition to address malnutrition in four towns of Abra with high percentage of malnourishment rate and press on towards health development for the whole province.


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.


PIA, DepEd engage Abra students in ASEAN advocacy campaign

BANGUED Abra, Sept. 29 (PIA) -- The Philippine Information Agency-Cordillera Regional Office in partnership with the Department of Education conducted the ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) Youth Forum and ASEAN 2017 Literary and Visual Arts Contest at the Abra High School here on September 26.


PDEA intensifies efforts in drug-affected barangays in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 14 (PIA) -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has intensified its efforts to implement the anti-drug campaigns in the province to elevate Abra’s status from “drug-cleared” to “drug-free”.


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.


Abra PLGU brings People’s Day to Manabo

MANABO, Abra, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The provincial government of Abra and the national government field offices conducted People’s Day here bringing free services to the residents.


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Baguio Latest News

Bright prospects for Baguio’s tourism industry

BAGUIO CITY – Local feng shui experts disclosed that there will be bright prospects for the sustained growth of the city’s tourism industry during the Year of the Young Earth Dog.


Smoke-free task force inspection of establishments at cbd on

BAGUIO CITY – Members of the Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force conducted inspections of business establishments at the central business district on Feb. 13 and 15 to monitor the extent of compliance to Ordinance No. 34 series of 2017 or Smoke-Free Baguio ordinance.


Balili river project

BAGUIO CITY – A four-semester, two-year project for the rehabilitation of the Balili river will be conducted, after a memorandum of agreement signing last Monday with Mayor Mauricio Domogan, La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda, the academe and partner agencies present.


Gov’t not ready for ban on export of minerals

BAGUIO CITY – Kalinga Rep. and Mountain Province caretaker congressman Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang said the government is not yet ready for the implementation of a total ban on the export of minerals because of the reported absence of the needed industries that will utilize the produced minerals aggravated by the high production cost.


City to consult with stakeholders on fund use

BAGUIO CITY – The local government will consult with the stakeholders on the formulation of a comprehensive master plan on how to sustain the city’s new identity as a creative city and the utilization of the earmarked P2.5 million for crafts and arts.


Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga BHWs lauds ordinance granting benefits, incentives

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 12 (PIA) -- More than 1,000 barangay health workers (BHWs) lauded the approval of a provincial ordinance granting benefits and incentives to said sector.


Kalinga enacts anti-smoking ordinance

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 29 (PIA) -- Smoking in public places including conveyances and sale of tobacco products to minors are no longer allowed in this province.


New Year revelry the ‘Kalinga’ way

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 8 (PIA) -- The Kalinga police introduced a unique way of welcoming the New Year – using the gong instead of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices which cause harm.


DTI awards Bagwis seal to 7 establishments in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 8 (PIA) -- Seven establishments in the province of Kalinga were awarded the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Bagwis Seal of Excellence Awards for fair business practices, good service to customers and putting safeguard to their rights.


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.