Kalinga-PENRO appeals for protection of reforestation sites

CITY OF  TABUK, Kalinga, June 18 (PIA) -  - Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) Noel Barientos called on residents living near the National Greening Program (NGP) sites in the province  to help protect the government’s reforestation project.


Kalinga rice terraces rehab planned

TABUK CITY – The rehabilitation and conservation of the rice terraces of Tinglayan, Pinukpuk, Lubuagan, Pasil, Balbalan, and Tanudan is a cornerstone of the government’s five-year development plan to achieve food security and address poverty in the Cordilleras.


Kalinga among top rice producers in country

The province of Kalinga, dubbed as the rice granary of the North, is hailed as one of the top seven rice producers in the country by the Rice Achiever’s Awards (RAA) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).


PNP’s ‘Project KABADANG’ reaches out to remote school

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 19 (PIA) - -  More than 50 pupils of Tangbay Elementary School (TES) this city benefited from “Project KABADANG” of the Kalinga Provincial Police Mobile Force Compnay (KPPMFC) receiving school supplies, T-shirts and goodies.


Chico River pump irrigation project completion within 3 years

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, June 13 (PIA) - -  The P4.3- billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project, the first flagship infrastructure project to be financed by China under President Duterte’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” program will be completed  in three years- time, a Chinese official vowed.


DOST trains coffee growers on seedling preparation

LUBUAGAN, Kalinga, May 7 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) trained members of the Antonio Canao Multi-Purpose Cooperative on coffee seedling preparation, growing and proper ways of transplanting to tending.


Kalinga solon rallies provicemates to continue the fight for freedom

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 13 (PIA) - - Kalinga solon and caretaker of the congressional seat of Mountain Province, Cong. Allen Jesse Mangaoang rallied people of the province to continue the fight for freedom during the commemoration of the 120th Philippine Independence Day here on Tuesday.


PNP braces for ‘Oplan Balik Eskwela’

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 28 (PIA) -- The provincial police office has ordered all municipal police stations to reactivate “Cops on the Block” and “Cops on School” posts for the opening of School Year  2018-2019.


DAR launches P10.8M-worth of projects in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 4 (PIA) -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) launched three projects with total cost of P10.8 million to help uplift the economic condition of farmers in the province.


Tabuk calls for entries for Matagoan street dancing

Tabuk City is opening its doors for the 17th Matagoan festival. “Matagoan” means Life Giving and this year, an enhanced street dance parade competition will highlight the event on June 23 with the city calling for street dancing contingents from all over the country to join the annual celebration.


Marginalized sector should be center of governance

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, May 30 (PIA) -- This administration in its fight against poverty puts the poor at the center of government interventions in order to achieve inclusive growth and equity in resource allocation, the chief of the National Anti-Poverty Commission said.


Baac stops hauling of boulders outside Kalinga

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Gov. Jocel  C. Baac ordered law enforcers and environment officials to temporarily stop the hauling out of boulders and other mineral resources outside the province to allow the conduct of the required inventory of the available resources in the different parts of Kalinga.


Kalinga solon rallies provincemates to continue the fight for freedom

CITY OF  TABUK, Kalinga, June 13 (PIA) - - Kalinga solon and caretaker of the congressional seat of Mountain Province,  Cong. Allen Jesse Mangaoang rallied people of the province to continue the fight for freedom during the  commemoration of the 120th Philippine Independence Day here on Tuesday.


DILG conducts mandatory training for newly elected SK officials

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 21 (PIA) -- Personnel of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) provincial office here are conducting the mandatory training for newly elected Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officers.


No Kalinga villages affected with Chico irrigation project

TABUK CITY, Kaliga  – No communities and farmlands in this rice-producing province will be submerged once the multi-billion Chico pump irrigation project which will be funded by a grant from the Chinese will be completed in the future, Rep. Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang said here.


Ph, Chinese officials groundbreak P4.3B pump irrigation project in Kalinga

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, June 11 (PIA) - - Philippine and Chinese officials  led the groundbreaking  of the the most awaited Chico River Pump Irrigation Project at Pinococ in  this town on Friday (June 8).


Baac orders crackdown on illegal quarrying

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – Following reports of illegal quarry sites, quarry extractors operating without permits, and contractors not paying their quarry taxes and fees, Governor Jocel Baac signed Executive Order No. 15 creating a task force to monitor, inspect, and investigate all quarry activities in the province.


Lawmen confiscate lumber in Kalinga, apprehend 2 suspects

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 13 (PIA) -- Law enforcers confiscated about 17,848.16 board feet of lumber with an estimated value of P803,167.50 from two suspects at Ubbog, Magsaysay this city.


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CA junks petition to reverse RTC ruling on Baguio IPMR

BAGUIO CITY  – The 13th Division of the Court of Appeals dismissed the petition for certiorari filed by embattled city Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Roger Sinot that sought to assail an order handed down by a local court which granted the application for issuance of writ of preliminary injunction and denying his second motion for reconsideration.


DOH-CAR focuses on indigenous ways to address health concerns

BAGUIO CITY, June 19 (PIA) - - The Department of Health gathered  stakeholders  to  share their good practices and views in crafting more responsive health services that will ensure a better health outcome for the people of Cordillera  in the second “Am – Among for Health” Regional Health Summit here last week.


No toilets for 54,000 Cordillera households

BAGUIO CITY  – more than fifty-four thousand households in the remote areas of the Cordillera do not still have sanitary toilets to date, a top official of the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR) said here recently.


700 OFWs, family members celebrate Migrant Workers Day

BAGUIO CITY, June 18 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration(OWWA) – Cordillera Administrative Region treated  over 700 Overseas Filipino Workers,  returnees and family members  to  a day of fun, learning and free health and wellness services at St. Vincent Gym here last June 9, in celebration of Migrant Workers Day.


PRO – Cor chief calls for united front in ensuring peaceful, progressive communities

BAGUIO CITY, June 18 (PIA) - - Police Regional Office – Cordillera Director PCSupt. Rolando Nana calls for partnership with the citizenry in protecting the independence that Filipino heroes have fought and died for, though this time the fight is against the present ills of society that curtail freedom to live in a peaceful and progressive communities or society.