DOLE awards livelihood assistance to families of 5 police casualties

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 21 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently awarded livelihood projects to surviving beneficiaries of policemen killed  and wounded  in the performance of their sworn duties.


DOLE-Cordillera Director Exequiel Ronie Guzman  led the awarding of  P20,000 livelihood each to PSI Eduardo Liclic who was wounded in action,  Ameliza Aguinaldo, wife of PO2 Jovenal Aguinaldo, Fenny Elizabeth Compas, spouse of PO1 Charles Ryan Compas; Lucia Tay-od, parent of PO1 Vincent Tay-od,  and Rosita Lawagan, mother of  PO3 Cruzaldo Lawagan. These policemen were casualties in a shoot out while serving warrant of arrest to to a top wanted person in   Malusong, Antonio Canao, Lubuagan, Kalinga last February 21, 2017.

Guzman also  also assured of DOLE’s  available assistance to interested and qualified organized groups,  drug surrenderers,   and victims of disaster .

Meanwhile, DoLE also awarded a  sewing project to  the Student Technologist Entrepreneurs of Pinukpuk Vocational School worth P405,000.00 and cacao tablea processing project to Bantay Improvement Club costing P665,000.00. BY PETER A. BALOCNIT (JDP/PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga)


EL Kikasa

Baguio Latest News

Building expo supports professionals in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- A building and construction exhibit kicked off last week to link suppliers to its consumers and at the same time, provide free education units for professionals here.


28th NSM stresses importance of statistics towards comfortable and peaceful life

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority and the National Economic Development Authority highlighted the importance of statistics towards stable, comfortable and peaceful life for Filipinos during the launching of the 28th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in the Cordillera.


Barangay and SK elections postponed for the second time

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Commission on Elections has put a stop to all election related activities following President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of law on Monday (Oct. 2) postponing the scheduled 23 October 2017 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections for the second time.


E–consumer protection is everybody’s responsibility

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 4 (PIA) -- As the government through the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) is working hard towards a cyber-safe and resilient Philippines, it is equally important that every Filipino and some sector of society will also do their role in ensuring e–consumer protection.


ConsumerNet-CAR leads Consumer Welfare Month celebration

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 29 (PIA) -- Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the region in partnership with the ConsumerNet-CAR will launch this year’s Consumer Welfare Month (CWM) celebration on October 3 with an opening program, kapihan and a forum on consumer rights.