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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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Baguio Latest News

DENR-CAR bares activities in 10 priority environment thrusts

BAGUIO CITY, April  19 (PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Cordillera presented its activities and pipe-lined projects under the Agency’s 10 priority programs during a media forum.


Baguio transfer station can be a model

BAGUIO CITY  – The city’s temporary transfer station at the Baguio Dairy Farm could become a model transfer station in the country once all the necessary amenities of the facility shall have been put in place by the local government, an official of the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) said here recently.


OTOP Scales up 2018 MSME Programs for CAR

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Regional Office of CAR is set to bring the OTOP program to the next level in 2018 to expand more assistance for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region.


Mayor belies negative reports against Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan vehemently belied the several negative reports relative to the alleged bad state of the city which were printed and broadcasted in the national media before the Holy Week break, saying that it seems that it is already a usual occurrence that the city is being depicted as a dead city during expected prolonged breaks.


IP group ordered to account for royalty

BAGUIO CITY – The regional hearing office of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) in the Cordillera ordered officials of the Indigenous Peoples Organization of alang, Pokis, Sta. Fe, Sabian, Oliba and Luacan (IPO-APSSOL) to account for the royalty that the group received from Philex Mining Corporation starting 2008 to 2012.


Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga employees urged to be models of good tax payers

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, March 9 (PIA) -- Government employees of both local and national agencies  are urged to pay their real property taxes before end of this month to serve as example to other taxpayers and likewise  avail of the  ten percent discount.


TESDA Kalinga invites unemployed to TWSP-STEP trainings

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga March 9 (PIA) -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)  invites unemployed individuals  to undergo a free-tuition skills training on slaughtering and butchering NC-II  under its Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP).


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.


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.


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.