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.

 

Bontoc LGU solves problem on water shortage

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The distribution of sufficient and safe potable supply of water will soon be enjoyed by the four central barangays of this capital town.

 

BFAR awards projects to beneficiaries in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 5 (PIA) -- Director Lilibeth Signey of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – Cordillera Administrative Region (BFAR-CAR)  recently turned over fishery projects to beneficiaries in the province.

 

Bauko demands share from Sabangan hydro

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – The local government is demanding the Aboitiz-owned Hydroelectric Development Corporation (HEDCOR) Sabangan, Inc. to grant the appropriate share of its host and neighboring communities in the municipality as some of its facilities are situated within the jurisdiction of the town and the headwaters of the river system providing water for the 14-megawatt hydro power plant is situated within the Mount Data forest reservation.

 

Blood donors, to be on call in 16 barangays of Bontoc

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Sufficient, safe and affordable supply of blood in every barangay of this municipality for patients who need blood transfusion will no longer be a problem.

 

Pesticide companies to be barred in Bauko

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – Pesticide companies who refuse to get back the containers of their products and properly dispose the same through environmentally-friendly means will be barred from doing business in the municipality by the end of this month.

 

Mountain Province honors 3 centenarians

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 19 (PIA) --Three individuals who reached the age 100 years old this year were recently honored by the provincial government as Provincial Centenarians.

 

PRO-Cor condemns NPA attack in Sagada

BAUKO, Mountain Province, June 11  (PIA) -- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera condemns the criminal acts of the terrorists that led to the death of a police officer and wounding nine others in the “Peace Zone” town of Sagada.

 

654 students hired under SPES in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 21 (PIA) -- The provincial and municipal local government units in the province continue their support  to the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to help the poor but deserving students earn an income during  vacation.

 

OFW returnee receives medical assistance from OWWA

Bontoc, Mountain Province - Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Mountain Province need not to travel to Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Baguio City to submit and process documents to avail of the various assistance program that the agency is offering.

 

Barlig conducted own Tourism Planning Workshop

BARLIG, Mountain Province – This eastern town conducted its own version of tourism planning workshop on May 30-31, 2018 at Chupac, Kadaclan, Barlig.

 

Convergence project to benefit 8 MP town

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Eight municipalities of Mountain Province will benefit from the government’s convergence initiative program that focuses on the conservation and rehabilitation of rice terraces for food security in Mountain Province.

 

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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.