BAGUIO CITY, July 9(PIA) -- July 15, 2020 is a special non-working day in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) to mark its 33rd founding anniversary.
BAGUIO CITY, July 10 (PIA) - - The Department of Social and Welfare and Development affirms that assistance to senior citizens remains to be a priority in this time of COVID-19 pandemic.
DSWD – CAR Assistant Regional for Operations Amelyn Cabrera, in the online Kapihan Sa Baguio media forum here, reported that social pension for the first semester of this year has already been released to 88,959 senior citizens in Cordillera who are enrolled in the program. A total of P266, 877,000 has already been disbursed covering their stipends for January up to June.
The senior citizens who received their social pension include 21,070 are from Abra; 9,809 in Apayao; 1,777 in Baguio City; 18,625 in Benguet; 14,555 in Ifugao; 13,759 in Kalinga and 9,305 in Mountain Province.
Under the DSWD Social Pension Program, enlisted beneficiaries are entitled to P500 stipend per month to augment their subsistence and other medical needs.
Cabrera also disclosed that to date, there are also 29 centenarians (100 - years old) in Cordillera that have already received P100,000 cash grant each from DSWD pursuant to the Centenarian Act of 2016. (JDP/CCD-PIA CAR)
By Carlito C. Dar
BAGUIO CITY – More than 309,000 of the expected 430,000 learners in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) have already enrolled for the school year 2020-2021.
BAGUIO CITY, July 6(PIA) – Seven residents of Baguio who were stranded in Manila in the past months with the imposition of community quarantine due to COVID-19 are finally back in the city.
BAGUIO CITY, July 5 (PIA) - - The National Nutrition Council(NNC) leads the observance of the 48th National Nutrition Month which focuses on stunting reduction and the role of good nutrition in COVID - 19 prevention.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 5(PIA) - - The Police Provincial Office recorded significant decrease on criminality during the community quarantine period while infraction on curfew topped violations on COVID-19 operations.
CAMP BADO DANGWA, LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – A total of 200 newly appointed Patrolman/Patrolwoman took their oath as members of the Philippine National Police in a simple ceremony on Wednesday.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 26(PIA) -- The municipal government has resumed operation effective June 25 after a week-long suspension to allow intensive contact tracing and disinfection activities.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 26(PIA) -- Eleven patients who recovered from COVID-19 were sent home from the Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) on Thursday.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 26(PIA) -- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera (PRO Cor) presented two members of the New People’s Army who surrendered to the fold of the law at the Camp Bado Dangwa here on June 23.
BONTOC, Mountain Province, June12 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOST - CAR) through its Local Grants in Aid project continues to provide appropriate science and technology intervention to micro, small and medium enterprises to increase productivity, improve the quality of their products, and strengthen product market competitiveness.
SAGADA, Mountain Province, June 11(PIA)-- The joint project of the uniformed personnel and a Catholic priest here to engage the youth creatively making use of their time and improving their musical talent while on community quarantine is a big success that a second round is set in motion.
BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 31(PIA)- - The provincial government joins the Sangguniang Bayan of the ten municipalities of the province in condemning the terroristic actions of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) and other lawless elements in their respective jurisdictions.
BAGUIO CITY, June 1 (PIA) -- For the people of Sadanga, Mountain Province, the COVID-19 pandemic reaffirmed that their culture and values of community solidarity and cooperation are alive.
BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 27(PIA) --In continuing efforts to expedite the return of the locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and overseas Filipino workers(OFWs) to be reunited with their families, the provincial and municipal local government units complement each other.
LAMUT, Ifugao, July 10 (PIA) - - Six farmers organizations in the province recently received agricultural machineries from the Department of Agriculture (DA) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) mechanization program to improve their farming systems and be competitive.
ASIPULO, Ifugao, July 10 (PIA) - - More than 100 tons of agricultural crops from the municipalities of Asipulo and Tinoc were purchased by the Department of Agriculture in the Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) in separate occasions recently.-
LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 6(PIA) - - Crime volume in the province has decreased by 47% percent this first quarter of 2020 compared to the same period last year, the Ifugao Provincial Police Office (IPPO) reported.
TINOC, Ifugao, July 1 (PIA) - - A group of farmers here who opted to donate their tomatoes and other crops to the municipality of Lagawe and other towns had received more than P100,000 cash assistance from kind-hearted individuals.
TINOC, Ifugao, June 27(PIA) - - Members of the Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (PTF-ELCAC) will implement here a seven-month training that will benefit the community and other special clients in support to Executive Order 70 or Whole of Nation Approach to end Local communist armed conflicts.