Bauko LGU, FPA, farm chemical Cos. ink MOA for proper disposal of pesticide, fertilizer containers

BAUKO, Mountain Province, July 31(PIA) -- Local officials and residents are hopeful there  will be no more improper disposal of pesticides and fertilizers containers in this vegetable-producing town.

 

Fana-ang retains ABC President seat

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Punong Barangay Alexander N. Fana-ang of Barangay Bontoc Ili, Bontoc shall continue to sit as the ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Bayan of this capital town after he was re-elected as the President of the Municipal Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) on July 16, 2018.

 

IPMRs in Bontoc lauded for accomplishments

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The Indigenous People Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in this capital town are performing well.

 

Bontoc SB passes anti-dengue ordinance

Bontoc, Mountain Province – An ordinance setting prevention and control measures to mitigate dengue fever cases and requiring all residents to strengthen the fight against the disease has been ratified.

 

DOST turns over STARBOOKS to 13 schools in Mountain Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 19 (PIA)--The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOST - CAR) formally turned over Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk station (STARBOOKS) to Department of Education Mountain Province Division.

 

Bontoc LGU establishes Blood Donor’s Program in barangays

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 25 (PIA) -- Every barangay in this capital town shall establish its own blood donor’s program in line with efforts to promote and encourage voluntary blood donation.

 

Boulders of rock hits van, kills 1 passenger

Bontoc, Mountain Province – An elementary teacher died while her colleague sustained multiple injuries when boulders of rock hit the van they were riding in Sitio Pinap-ayew, Barangay Guina-ang, Bontoc, Mountain Province early morning of July 18, 2018.

 

DICT implements Assess-Build-Certify certification process

BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 20 (PIA) -- In line with its continuing effort to support the country’s need for highly competent Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals especially in the government, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is conducting the ICT (Electronic Data Processing) Specialist Proficiency Examination in the area of Computer Programming.

 

Schools in Bontoc are earthquake-ready

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Schools in the four central barangays of this municipality are prepared in any occurrence of an earthquake.

 

Bontoc stregthens DRRM skills of barangay responders

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Trained responders in the barangays and in the municipal government of this capital town are now more equipped with skills and knowledge on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM).

 

Barangay officials’ backing against illegal gambling in wakes sought

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Officials in this capital town rallied for the support of the newly elected barangay officials in the fight against illegal gambling not only in the central barangays, but also in the outskirt barangays of the municipality.

 

Elected officials in two barangays take their oath of office

Bontoc, Mountain Province - In two separate occasions, newly elected and re-elected barangay officials of Talubin and Gonogon, both in this municipality vowed to always serve with honesty, integrity, courtesy and dedication.

 

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RTWPB presents new wage order for Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - The Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board (RTWPB) presented in a press conference on Wednesday Wage Order No. 19 that raises the minimum daily wage in the private sector in the Cordillera region by P20-30.

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DTI brings in new programs and services to empower Filipino consumers

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry brings in new services for Filipino consumers such as expanded SRP (Suggested Retail Price) list and price monitoring that can be readily accessed from mobile phones to further empower Filipinos to be wise and responsive consumers.

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DTI calls for stronger partnership for business and consumer empowerment

BAGUIO CITY, July 31 (PIA) - - “Government work is never a one-sided task. It can neither be just the government doing all the work nor the consumer and trade organizations exerting all the efforts. A committed partnership among our sectors must be harnessed in order to effectively address consumer protection issues and affect positive change. ”

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DILG invites CSOs as Federalism advocacy partners

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA)-- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) invites interested civil society organizations(CSOs) to seek accreditation from them to be their partners in the nationwide information campaign on Federalism.

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PH Health Research Consortiums Nat’l Conference set in Baguio on Aug. 6 – 9

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Mt. Province Destinations

Alab Petroglyph

The Alab Petroglyph is a huge rock formation that was inscribed with bows and arrows and is believed to have contained the ancient fertility rites of natives.

Backstrap and Loom weaving Houses ( Samoki Weaving)

This is where one can see an actual weaving by the locals. Tourists can come to this place for a photo-op and a chance to try their hand at weaving. Souvenirs can also be bought at these houses.

Bay-yo Rice Terraces

Bay-yo Rice Terraces are a smallet type of terraces that is spectacular to look at for tourists.

Bomod-ok Falls

Cascading white water and with a forceful might sending sprays of water that even on a hot day gives you an idea of just how freezingly-cold the pool at the bottom of the falls is truly a majestic sight to behold.

Bontoc Village Museum

It features a range of artifacts crafted by the Igorots for domestic purposes, to be used for traditional celebrations or practices. Inside the museum, one could appreciate the distinct richness of the Igorot's way of life.

Mt. Amuyao

The 8th highest peak in the Philippines with an elevation of 2,702 meters above sea level. Its summit provides its climbers a breathtaking panoram of Mountain Province, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao and Cagayan Valley.

Mt. Clitoris (Tadian)

This is a sacred mountain regardless of its name. Standing proudly and serenely over 3 villages, this conical-shaped land mass is said to be home to some enchanted eels.

Mountain Province Trade Center

A mini-shopping center managed by the Department of Trade and Industry where skillfully crafted indigenous products are sold.

Sagada Hanging Coffins

Having their coffins hangng at the limestone sliffs is an imrtant tribal custom that thee locals have complied with through hundred of years.

Sumaguuing Caves

Two hundred fifty or so steps down a slipery trail, one can reach the Sumaguing Cave. This is one of the Philippines famous spelunking sites, it is a spectacular place to go to for the adventorous soul.