TESDA - CAR Regional Director Dante Navarro with Mountain Province Provincial Director Alvin Yturralde, in a recent Kapihan sa Baguio media forum for TESDA program updates especially on scholarships and training programs. (CCD/PIA CAR)

PDEA - CAR Regional Director Gil Cesario Castro reports the 2nd quarter accomplishments on the campaign against illegal drugs in the Cordillera Region. (CCD/PIA CAR)

Safety seal urged for biz establishments, other facilities

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the adoption of a safety seal certification among business establishments, workplaces, hotels and other facilities which assures the consumers and the general public of their safety and compliance with the minimum public health standards set by the government to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Baguio residents told to clean due to spike in dengue cases

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong has reminded all village officials here to conduct weekly clean-up activities to prevent mosquitoes from thriving as dengue cases recorded a five-fold increase from January to August this year.

P2.7M worth of MJ destroyed, 3 suspects nabbed in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga (PIA)--The intensified anti-drug operations by law enforcement operatives resulted in the destruction of P2.7 worth of marijuana and the arrest of three drug suspects with P64, 000 worth of shabu.

DOST brings S&T projects to 3 ELCAC brgys in Bontoc

BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 11 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST – CAR)  through its Provincial S&T Center here has  partnered with the local government unit and community stakeholders  for  Community Empowerment through Science and Technology(CEST)   program in three identified End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC ) barangays in this municipality.

BFAR-CAR restocks Lagayan floating VAS with 10k fingerlings

LAGAYAN, Abra(PIA)--The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) restocked the solar-powered floating venturi aeration system (VAS) project at Barangay Poblacion here with 10,300 tilapia pond fingerlings for the second cropping.

Abra PLGU leads ‘People’s Day’ in remote Tubo barangay

TUBO, Abra (PIA) -- More geographically isolated and depressed areas are being reached under the “People’s Day” program of the provincial government which aims to bring the basic services of the government closer to the people.

Quarantine classification in CAR remains until Aug. 31

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) -- The community quarantine classification of the provinces and this city in the Cordillera Administrative Region will remain until the end of August 2021.

TESDA trainings underway in 18 ELCAC brgys in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 6 (PIA) - - Provision of skills training under the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) that can help provide livelihood to people in 18 (Communist/Terrorist Group) cleared barangays here in the province, underway.

18 Cordillerans to graduate from PMA on May 10

BAGUIO CITY, May 8 (PIA) -- At least 18 Cordilleran cadets are set to graduate  from the Philippine Military Academy(PMA)  on Monday, May 10, 2021

Community pantry groups, donors urged to buy veggies to help farmers

BAGUIO CITY, May 4(PIA) – Cordillera farmers are innately generous. Even if they are losing due to low prices brought about by oversupply or transport concerns from the farms to the markets due to landslides and other circumstances, they are still   happy to share their produce.  They have proven their   generosity in many instances not only in the region but in other calamity-affected areas in the country.

Reg’l VOCs advised to push for efficient management of vaccines

BAGUIO CITY  - -The National Vaccination Operations Center(NVOC) advised the  regional  VOCs   to  push for  more efficient management of vaccines as more supplies are expected to arrive  this month  and in  June.

BFAR distributes 20K fingerlings to Abra fisherfolks

PILAR,  Abra (PIA) - - Fisherfolks in a barangay in Pilar brought home fingerlings and fishtraps after taking part in a Serbisyo Caravan  in barangay Ocup. 

Sec. Bello leads awarding of DOLE assistance in Mt. Province

SABANGAN Mountain Province(PIA) - - Labor  and Employment Secretary  Silvestre Bello III recently  led here  the awarding of assistance under the various programs of the Department of Labor and Employment to beneficiaries in the province.

Stern imposition of COVID-19 ordinances pushed

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 10 (PIA) - - Strict imposition of  ordinances on health safety protocols with unsparing penalties is  seen as a move to stem the transmission of corona virus disease 2019 (Covid-19) virus.

Aggressive community testing in Ifugao starts today in Lagawe

LAGAWE, Ifugao, May 4(PIA)--The five-day Aggressive Community Testing (ACT) in the province kicked-off today in this municipality at the Lagawe Central School gymnasium and Caba barangay covered court.

Baguio locating close contacts of 2 Delta variant cases

BAGUIO CITY – Authorities are locating the fellow passengers of a returning overseas Filipino (ROF) in a sweeper bus and the close contacts of a school employee after both were confirmed to have been infected with the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

25,158 senior citizens in Baguio fully vaccinated

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The City Health Services Office reported  that  25,158 senior citizens in Baguio  City are already fully vaccinated which is equivalent to 77.16 percent of its target 32,603 master listed priority A2 population, as of its  August 28 data .

Best practice on peace and order attributed to culture

BANGUED, Abra --The municipality of Tubo is generally peaceful due to the culture of its people belonging to the Maeng tribe.

Anti-drugs campaign in CAR nets 122 arrests, P452M drugs

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - Relentless campaign against illegal drugs in  the region continues  through the strong partnership between the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency,  the Philippine National Police Office  Cordillera, local government units and the community.

DOST-KSU signs MOA to establish AMERIAL in CAR

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOST-CAR), DOST-Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) and the Kalinga State University (KSU) signed a memorandum of agreement to establish an Advanced Mechatronics, Robotics and Industrial Automation Laboratory (AMERIAL) in the province.

15 Ifugao MSMEs receive livelihood assistance from DTI

LAGAWE, Ifugao (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the province through the Negosyo Centers (NCs) provided livelihood assistance to some micro, sSmall and medium  enterprises of Alfonso Lista town recently. 

Apayao remains under MECQ as COVID cases continue to rise

BAGUIO CITY(PIA)-- The province of Apayao will remain under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine until the end of August.

Balbalan LGU institutionalizes Gawad Saka Award

BALBALAN, Kalinga, May 4 (PIA) - - Farmers in this town are seen to become more competitive with the local government unit   institutionalizing the Gawad Saka Award, a program of the Department of Agriculture.

DOST provides S&T enhancement to Kibungan coffee growers

KIBUNGAN Benguet (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera thru the Provincial S&T Center turned – over a one – unit of automated roaster to the local government unit of Kibungan that is set to benefit a coffee grower association in the municipality.

107th Malasakit Center opens at LHRMH in Mt. Province

MOUNTAIN PROVINCE -  Poor and indigent patients  in the province and other nearby areas will now be confident  to seek hospitalization and treatment with the opening of  a Malasakit Center at the Luis Hora Regional Memorial Hospital(LHRMH) in Abatan, Bauko on Friday(May 7).

DOH calls for vax contingency plan as LGUs' risk levels rise

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Department of Health advises provincial/city vaccination operations centers to be ready with their contingency plan as the rising COVID – 19 risk and response alert levels may affect the vaccination activities in the communities.

Sagada mourns death of Col. Bawayan

SAGADA, Mountain Province (PIA) -- The municipality of Sagada is mourning the loss of one of its sons, the late Sulu Police Provincial Office Director. Police Colonel Michael Cadiogan Bawayan Jr.

PDEA certifies 11 brgys in Ifugao as drug- free, cleared

HINGYON, Ifugao (PIA) - - This municipality is nearing its goal to being a drug- free place based on the validation and monitoring of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

Banaue Police constructs house for indigent family

BANAUE, Ifugao (PIA)--The Banaue Municipal Police Station (MPS) through its “Bahay ng Kapwa Ko, Sagot Ko” project provided an indigent family  with a decent house. 

AFP’s CSP program supports 11 barangays in Balbalan, Kalinga

BALBALAN, Kalinga, May 11 (PIA) - - Eleven barangays of this municipality will benefit from various government programs and projects with  their coverage  in the Community Support Program (CSP) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines  through the 50th Infantry Battalion,  in partnership with the local government unit and national line agencies.

Baguio

  • DOH calls for vax contingency plan as LGUs' risk levels rise

    BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Department of Health advises provincial/city vaccination operations centers to be ready with their contingency plan as the rising COVID – 19 risk and response alert levels may affect the vaccination activities in the communities.

  • RPOC backs multi-sectoral peace dialogue with CFO members

    BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) approved  the adoption of the Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (RLECC) resolution for   multi – sectoral groups to conduct peace dialogues with members of  the communist front organizations(CFOs)  in line with the whole-of-nation approach to end local armed conflict.

  • 25,158 senior citizens in Baguio fully vaccinated

    BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The City Health Services Office reported  that  25,158 senior citizens in Baguio  City are already fully vaccinated which is equivalent to 77.16 percent of its target 32,603 master listed priority A2 population, as of its  August 28 data .

  • Baguio City sets in motion ‘Delta variant’ action plan

    BAGUIO CITY(PIA) - - “Prevention is better than cure”. With this, the city government set in motion its action plan in anticipation to  the threat of the Coronavirus disease Delta variant now detected in most regions in the country. 

  • Quarantine classification in CAR remains until Aug. 31

    BAGUIO CITY (PIA) -- The community quarantine classification of the provinces and this city in the Cordillera Administrative Region will remain until the end of August 2021.

Benguet

  • Benguet town declares state of calamity

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet (PIA)--The municipality of Kabayan is declared under a state of calamity due to the effects of the recent weather disturbances especially the prolonged heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon or “habagat” in the past weeks.

  • Mayor lauds arrest of drug personality in Kibungan

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet(PIA) -- Kibungan Mayor Cesar Molitas lauded the operatives of the Philippine National Police(PNP)  and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency(PDEA)  for arresting a drug personality in Kibungan who is involved in selling and distribution of   shabu.

  • DOST provides S&T enhancement to Kibungan coffee growers

    KIBUNGAN Benguet (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera thru the Provincial S&T Center turned – over a one – unit of automated roaster to the local government unit of Kibungan that is set to benefit a coffee grower association in the municipality.

  • Safety seal urged for biz establishments, other facilities

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the adoption of a safety seal certification among business establishments, workplaces, hotels and other facilities which assures the consumers and the general public of their safety and compliance with the minimum public health standards set by the government to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

  • Stern imposition of COVID-19 ordinances pushed

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 10 (PIA) - - Strict imposition of  ordinances on health safety protocols with unsparing penalties is  seen as a move to stem the transmission of corona virus disease 2019 (Covid-19) virus.

Mt. Province

  • Sec. Bello leads awarding of DOLE assistance in Mt. Province

    SABANGAN Mountain Province(PIA) - - Labor  and Employment Secretary  Silvestre Bello III recently  led here  the awarding of assistance under the various programs of the Department of Labor and Employment to beneficiaries in the province.

  • Sagada mourns death of Col. Bawayan

    SAGADA, Mountain Province (PIA) -- The municipality of Sagada is mourning the loss of one of its sons, the late Sulu Police Provincial Office Director. Police Colonel Michael Cadiogan Bawayan Jr.

  • Abandoned NPA caches, belongings found in Mt. Province

    BONTOC. Mountain Province (PIA)—Two abandoned caches and belongings linked to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) were recently found in the province through the cooperation of residents and former rebels.

  • TESDA trainings underway in 18 ELCAC brgys in Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 6 (PIA) - - Provision of skills training under the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) that can help provide livelihood to people in 18 (Communist/Terrorist Group) cleared barangays here in the province, underway.

  • DOST brings S&T projects to 3 ELCAC brgys in Bontoc

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 11 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST – CAR)  through its Provincial S&T Center here has  partnered with the local government unit and community stakeholders  for  Community Empowerment through Science and Technology(CEST)   program in three identified End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC ) barangays in this municipality.

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