DOH - CAR OIC Regional Director Dr. Amelita Pangilinan reminds the public that as the Modified General Community Quarantine in Cordillera continues, all must stay vigilant and prioritize health and safety measures needed to protect themselves, their families and the communtiy from the COVID virus. CCD/PIA CAR)

Mr. Iori Kato from UNFPA and hospital staff of Santa Ana Hospital poses in front of triage tent for patients with COVID-19 symptoms donated by UNFPA supported by the Government of Australia to help the hospital with infection prevention and control.

Regional Development and Security. DA Secretary William Dar, in his capacity as the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for CAR, presided a joint meeting of the RTF - ELCAC and the RPOC at Baguio Country Club. Dar was joined by Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong at the main table as the chairperson of the Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

UNFPA representative meets with the Chief of OB GYNE and Head of WCPU from Batangas Medical Center where UNFPA provided emergency maternity tent facility, WCPU tent and COVID-19 triaging tent to make their services more accessible to mothers, women, young people and COVID-19 patients.

CORDS for CAR and DA Secretary William Dar with officials of the Cordillera Regional Development Council join the toast of rice wine as part of the

Agriculture Secretary William Dar stresses Cordillera's strong potential for regional progress and advancement as strong partner for economic development and nation building. (CCD/PIA CAR)

Maj. Indammog buried, tribemates demand justice

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 9 (PIA) - - The late Major Marvin Indammog of the Philippine Army was buried yesterday at the Good Sheperd Cemetery, Mapaoay, Ipil, this city amidst demand for  justice for his death and three of his men.

The Armed Forces of the Philippines accorded Indammog funeral honors with the traditional 21-gun salute. The commanding officer of the Army’s 9th Intelligence Service Unit, he was slain with three other soldiers on June 29 in Sulu by alleged policemen.

His remains were first brought to the St. William’s Cathedral for the funeral mass. His classmates in the Philippine Military Academy Mandala Class of 2006 and siblings took turn giving eulogies.

Hundreds of well-wishers from various walks-of-life and sub Kalinga tribes attended the ceremony. His relatives and co-Mangali tribe members wore printed white T-shirts demanding justice for his death and his companions. 

Before he was finally laid to his grave,   his four year old daughter Marian Thalia while tapping the coffin said "Hi, Daddy", her last greetings to her father.  His wife, Jennifer, was silently grieving during the burial.

Indammog’s father Cerilo received the Philippine flag from an Army officer.
His parents recall Marvin as responsible. The eldest of the brood of six who are all males,   his mother Violeta described him as strict imposing discipline to his younger brothers.

 He is also remembered by his co-officers in the Army as effective and efficient in his work, and by his men as brave, courageous, and their defender. (JDP/PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga)  

By Peter A. Balocnit




Mt. Province


  • Soldiers turn idle lands into vegetable gardens

    ASIPULO, Ifugao, Aug. 7 (PIA) - - Soldiers assigned in the province have started turning idle lands productive, environment friendly and as source of vegetables for the troopers.

  • DTI-Ifugao launches 'Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay' program

    KIANGAN, Ifugao, July 24 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) launched   the  "Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay" (NSB) in the province to help propel economic growth in the grassroots.

  • Lagawe town on temporary lockdown for 2 days

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 20 (PIA) - - Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr  placed  this morning the whole municipality under temporary lockdown  for two days to facilitate contract tracing, testing and disinfection after three new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded today.

  • Ifugao LSP recipients commit for economic progress

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 17 (PIA) - - Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Seeding Program (LSP) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) committed to use the assistance to grow not only for their enterprises or organizations but for the whole community to  achieve economic progress. 

  • DA,Philmech award machineries to 6 Ifugao farmers groups

    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.





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