The Baguio Filipino - Chinese Community and the City Government launches the scheduled events and activities for Spring Festival 2020, an institutionalized celebration in Baguio City which is now on it's 27th year, Highlighting the festivities will be the colorful parade in the afternoon of January 27. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Artistic Baguio. Museum visitors and students looks at the artistic works of the Baguio City National High School Special Program in the Arts students. BCNHS, in partnership with the Baguio Museum, opens Friday (Jan. 17) an Art Exhibit dubbed as “Tales of our City: Retold by the youth that features literary, media, visual arts and crafts produced by the BCNHS - SPA students and for the opening program they also showcased band and rondalla performance. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Spring Fest 2020. The Baguio Filipino - Chinese Community and the City Government launches the scheduled events and activities for Spring Festival 2020, an institutionalized celebration in Baguio City which is now on it's 27th year, The Traditional Chinese Dragon dance will be among the highlights in colorful parade set in the afternoon of January 27. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Baguio young artists. Special Program in the Arts students in a photo opportunity with known Baguio - based artist Tor Alvarez Sagud, the author of the Illustrated guide book,

Galant Police. Baguio City officials headed by Mayor Benjamin Magalong and Congressman Mark Go awards citation to Patrolman Julius Walang for his gallantry in apprehending a taxi driver who tried to speed away and almost ramming the police. Similar citation was also awarded to rider Jaazerdallas Bandonil Chommog who assisted Walang in the incident. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Cordillera Athletic Meet. Officials from the Department of Education and the City Government of Baguio and other key stakeholders affirms their commitment of support, as they launched the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) 2020 in a Kapihan media Forum at the Baguio City Hall, Wednesday. Around 6,000 student athletes and school officials are expected to join the regional athletic meet setin February 16 to 21. (Carlito Dar//PIA CAR)

Members of the Baguio City National High School Special Program in the Arts showcases the theme song, specifically prepared for the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) that is set to be hosted by Baguio City on February 16 to 21 with over 6,000 student athletes and school officials participating.

Baguio young artists. Special Program in the Arts students in a photo opportunity with known Baguio - based artist Tor Alvarez Sagud, the author of the Illustrated guide book, "Igorotak". BCNHS, in partnership with the Baguio Museum, opens Friday (Jan. 17) an Art Exhibit dubbed as “Tales of our City: Retold by the youth that features literary, media, visual arts and crafts produced by the BCNHS - SPA students and for the opening program they also showcased band and rondalla performance. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Lagay ng San Jose Port, nakakaapekto sa kalakalan, pamimili ng palay

SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro, Enero  10 (PIA) -- Nakakaapekto ang kasalukuyang kalagayan ng San Jose Port sa kalakalan ng lalawigan at pamimili ng palay ng National Food Authority (NFA),  ayon kay NFA Administrator Judy Carol Dansal sa kanyang pakikipagpulong sa mga lider-magsasaka ng lalawigan kahapon.

 

Sinabi ni Dansal na limitado lamang ang bilang ng mga barkong maaring dumaong sa nabanggit na pantalan kaya aniya’y may mga pagkakataong hindi makapasok ang mga  ito (barko) na kukuha ng bigas sa NFA San Jose upang dalhin sa iba’t ibang rehiyon.

Ipinapaliwanag ni NFA Administrator Atty Judy Carol Dansal kung ano ang epekto ng kasalukuyang kalagayan ng San Jose port sa kalakalan ng lalawigan at pamimili ng palay ng NFA San Jose mula sa mga magsasaka. (Voltaire N. Dequina/PIA Occ Min)

Ang pagbabaw ng dagat sa harapan ng pantalan dahil sa patuloy na pagdami ng burak at putik mula sa kalupaan ang siyang itinuturong dahilan kung bakit iilan lamang ang maaring dumaong sa nabanggit na pantalan.

Kung hindi makakahimpil sa pier ang mga barkong kukuha ng bigas, hindi mababawasan ang laman ng mga kamalig, na siyang kailangan upang magkaroon ng paglalagyan ang mga bibilhing palay ng ahensya mula sa mga magsasaka.

Sinangayunan ito ni NFA Provincial Director Lilibeth Ignacio. Aniya, ginagamit na rin nilang imbakan ang labas ng warehouse upang magpatuloy ang kanilang pamimili ng butil sa mga magsasaka. "Subalit hindi pa rin ito sapat sa dami ng palay na nais ibenta sa ating ahensya," saad ni Ignacio.

Ang kailangan aniya ay mailuwas sa iba't ibang rehiyon ang mga bigas na nasa warehouse.

Kwento ni Dansal, nakipag-usap na siya sa mga tagapamahala ng San Jose port upang hilingin na bigyang-prayoridad ang mga barkong mag-aangkat ng bigas mula San Jose patungong iba’t ibang lugar. Subalit, tugon aniya ng mga ito, tanging ang tanggapan ng Pangulo ang maaring makatulong sa idinudulog ng NFA Administrator.

“Susubukan nating lumapit kay  Executive Secretary (Salvador)  Medialdea, na kasapi ng NFA Council, upang tulungan tayo na maiapaabot sa Pangulo (Rodrigo Roa Duterte) ang ating kahilingan,” pahiwatig ni Dansal. 

Dagdag pa ng NFA Administrator, maari ring hanapan ng solusyon ang sitwasyon ng San Jose port. “Lalapit tayo sa Department of Transportation (DOTr) o Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), mga ahensyang pwedeng tumulong sa dredging ng San Jose port,” dagdag pa ng opisyal.  Ang dredging ay proseso ng paghalukay o pagkuha sa putik o burak sa ilog o dagat.

Samantala, ipinaabot naman ni Jose Franco Mendiola, kinatawan ni Governor Eduardo Gadiano, ang mensahe ng pasasalamat ng ama ng lalawigan sa pagbisita ng NFA administrator gayundin sa mga iprinisintang plano ni Dansal. Aniya, sakaling maisagawa ang nasabing dredging, hindi lamang problema sa butil ang masosolusyunan bagkus ay muling magsisilbing lagusan ng kalakalan ang pantalan.

“Marami na pong mga kumpanya ang nagpahiwatig sa atin na gustong makapasok upang makipagkalakalan, kaya lamang po ay hindi sapat ang ating pier sa kanilang mga shipping vessel,” ayon pa kay Mendiola. Ipinaabot din ng kinatawan ng Gobernador na tutulong ang pamahalaang panlalawigan sa paglapit sa mga ahensyang maaring magsagawa ng dredging sa San Jose port.   

Si NFA Administrator Dansal ay bumisita sa bayang ito upang personal na makita ang pinsala ni Ursula sa NFA San Jose at makaugnayan ang mga lider-magsasaka ng lalawigan.  (VND/PIA MIMAROPA/Occ Min)  

By Voltaire N. Dequina

 

Baguio

  • Phase 2 of Baguio-Benguet college sports league resumes

    BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio-Benguet Educational Athletic League (BBEAL) will resume its second phase of games after the city’s hosting of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) meet that ends on February 21.

  • Filipino – Chinese community, Baguio LGU launch Spring Fest 2020

    BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) - - Strong community ties and partnership  is  showcased again by the Filipino – Chinese community and the City Government of Baguio  as they launched the Lunar or Spring Festival 2020 at the regular flag raising ceremony at the City Hall grounds Monday morning.

  • CHSO reminds parents on importance of child vaccination

    BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 16 (PIA) - - The City Health Services Office( CHSO) stressed the importance  of child vaccination  and  reminded  parents to check the vaccination records of their  children to assure  their  protection from vaccine preventable diseases.

  • UC, Cauayan HS win Cordillera, Region 2 NBTC plums

    BAGUIO CITY – The University of the Cordilleras (UC) survived on Friday a gritty University of Baguio High School (UBHS) then went on to stop Tabuk City, 78-62, to win the National Basketball Training Camp (NBTC) regional finals for Cordillera and Region 2 (Cagayan Valley) at the UB gym.

  • TIEZA funds rehabilitation of Burnham Park, Banaue Hotel

    BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 7 (PIA) -- The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority(TIEZA)   is  set  to  fund  the rehabilitation works at the  Burnham Park here and the Banaue Hotel and Youth Hostel in Ifugao  in line with its mandate to ensure sustainable tourism infrastructure development.

Benguet

  • Cordillera cops urged to have sense of right and wrong

    CAMP DANGWA, LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Police in the Cordillera Administrative Region are reminded to get in the habit of doing good deeds daily, an integral part of the Philippine National Police's internal cleansing program.

  • CAR farmers appeal to Mayor Isko on Divisoria closure this weekend

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 15(PIA) -- Vegetable farmers and traders from the Cordillera region are appealing to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso to allow them to deliver and sell their produce amidst the planned three-day closure of the roads going to the Divisioria Market this weekend.

  • La Trinidad flood study underway

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 16 (PIA) - - The local government is undertaking an evaluation  of  the flood situation of this  capital town as an initial step for a full-blown study that would address the perennial flooding problem in the valley.

  • Mayor Isko allows highland vegies in Divisoria during Sto Nino feast

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 17(PIA) -- Cordillera farmers may be allowed to deliver and sell their produce at the Divisoria Market during the Feast of the Santo Niño de Tondo this weekend.

  • Kibungan LGU crafts FOI measure

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 8 (PIA)  - - The local government of Kibungan crafted its Freedom of Information (FOI) measure in recognition of the importance of people’s right to government information.

Mt. Province

  • Healthiest places in Mt. Province recognized

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 20 (PIA) -- The provincial government recently recognized winners of the 2019 Provincial Search for the Healthiest Places.

  • 11 CTGs surrender in Mountain Province

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 17(PIA) -- At least 11 members of the communist terrorist group(CTG)  who surrendered to government forces were presented on Wednesday(Jan. 15 ) at the Camp Montes here.

  • Poblacion Bontoc is outstanding Lupong Tagapamayapa in Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 10(PIA) – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the provincial government extol the lupong tagapamayapa in their crucial role in conflict resolution in the barangays as they awarded recently the barangay justice committee of Poblacion of this capital town as the outstanding   in the province.

  • Solar-powered rice insect trap leads winners in RICE 2019

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 22 (PIA) - - A solar-powered light trap for rice insect created by three students from Camalog National High School of Pinukpuk, Kalinga wins the SIBOL Award – Student Creative Research for High School category of the 2019 Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE) held  on November 19 – 20 here.

  • DOST brings Reg’l S&T roadshow to the people of Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 21 (PIA) - - In line with its  goal of bringing science for the people, the Department of Science and Technology(DOST),  holds the annual Regional S&T Week here that generally aims to promote science, technology and innovation as a driver of development especially in the countryside.

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