PLGU spearheads Women’s Day celebration

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar. 5 (PIA) -- The provincial government spearheads this year’s celebration of the National Women’s Month in the province on March 8 with the theme, “We Make Change Work for Women.”

 

Ombudsman dismisses MP board member

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – A member of the provincial board was ordered dismissed by the Office of the Ombudsman for alleged serious dishonesty and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of the service when he submitted alleged falsified documents to liquidate his cash advance amounting to more or less P7,800.

 

Provincial scholarship program sends 3 studes to medical school

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 31 (PIA) -- Three students in the province are benefiting from the Medial Doctors Scholarship Program of the provincial government.

 

Besao to celebrate 10th Ubaya festival

BESAO, Mountain Province  – The municipal government has lined up numerous activities to celebrate the town’s 114th founding anniversary and fiesta and the 10th Ubaya festival on March 1-4, 2018.

 

MP all set for Lang-ay 2018

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The provincial government is all set to manage this year’s 14th Lang-ay Festival including the 51st Founding Anniversary of the province with the theme “Nurturing the Homeland, Keeping Cultures Alive” this coming summer.

 

Applications underway for MP scholarship program

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The Office of the Governor is now accepting applications and requirements of college students studying in Mountain Province and outside the province who wish to avail of the educational financial assistance of the provincial government.

 

‘Begnas di Bauko’ set March 8-10

Bauko, Mountain Province  – The municipal government is currently finalizing the line-up of activities for the conduct of its ‘Begnas di Bauko’to aggressively empower the people to preserve and protect the town’s rich culture and traditions and promote the scenic tourist destinations in the locality.

 

NHCP lifts CDA of MP Capitol building

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) decided to lift the nearly 5-year cease and desist order (CDO) it previously issued that prevented the previous administration from implementing the rehabilitation of the Provincial Capital building to pave the way for the eventual realization of the project.

 

MP to conduct consultation on parking project

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The provincial government will be holding a public consultation relative to the planned put up of a parking structure within the vicinity of the Provincial Capitol on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

 

MP to graduate from poverty in 3 years

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan does not see poverty leaving his landlocked province until after three years.

 

MP suspends P15M parking project

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The provincial government ordered the temporary suspension of the implementation of its P15 million project within the Provincial Capital compound to pave the way for the province’s technical personnel to evaluate, review and assess the impact of the project to the state of the environment and its effect in addressing the parking problems in this capital town.

 

Lacwasan highlights barangay, tourism programs

BONTOC. Provincial Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan, Jr. delivered his State of the Province Address (SOPA) before the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and selected audience composed mostly of heads and assistant heads of offices of the provincial offices last January 16, 2018.

 

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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.