Ombudsman suspends Sabangan ABC president

SABANGAN, Mountain Province  – A municipal councilor and the outgoing president of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) was ordered suspended for three months without pay by the Office of the Ombudsman after finding him administratively liable for simple neglect of duty for his alleged failure to file his mandated Statement of Assets and Liabilities and Networth (SALN) for several years in the past.

 

French nationals top foreign visitors in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province, April 24 (PIA) -- This scenic town continues to lure local and foreign visitors to experience nature, adventure and culture.

 

Mainit, Bontoc and Tubo, Abra renew peacepact

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The friendship and brotherhood tied between Barangay Mainit of this municipality and Alangtin, Tubo, Abra Province continuous to flourish even in the passing of time.

 

50 active coops thrive in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 21 (PIA) -- Cooperatives continue to thrive in the province with at least 50 active coops.

 

DOST assists more MSMEs in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain  Province, April 24 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continues encouraging and assisting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the province to adopt technology innovations to improve their operations, products, services, and increase their productivity and competitiveness.

 

More individuals train as security guards under SLP

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 11 (PIA) -- The fourth batch composed of  60  individuals recently completed the  free  skills training on security guard conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), equipping  them with knowledge and skills necessary for their employment as security guards.

 

Ocden gives ultimatum to illegal miners

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Police authorities gave illegal small-scale miners operating in the different parts of the province ten days to voluntarily dismantle their equipment and other facilities pursuant to the mandate of President Rodrigo R. Duterte against illegal mining around the country.

 

Not Your Ordinary Grandmas

(PIA) -- Bowed legs, wrinkly skin, and streaks of white hair – they may look like your ordinary grandmas but their seemingly frail physique is no hindrance to the Bontoc Women Brigade to boldly patrol the nooks and corners of the Bontoc valley.

 

Parade for a cause benefits 14 kidney patients in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 19 (PIA) -- A total of Php98,780 collected from the “Parade for a Cause”, one of the activities in the celebration of the Women’s Day in the province, was divided equally among the 14 patients undergoing dialysis at the Bontoc General Hospital.

 

19 militiamen yield to MP policemen

PARACELIS, Mountain Province  – Nineteen active members and militia ng bayan supporters of the New Peoples Army (NPA) voluntarily surrendered to combined police and military authorities at Barangay Marat, here, recently.

 

New cell site launched in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province, April 26 (PIA) -- Traditional rituals were conducted recently to formally accept the entry of a major development in this tourist town.

 

3 honored in MP foundation anniversary

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Three true-bloodied sons of this landlocked province were honored by the provincial government for their successful and exemplary achievements and performance of their duties and responsibilities during the province’s 51st founding anniversary program held at the Eyeb grounds here Friday.

 

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RTWPB presents new wage order for Cordillera

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DTI brings in new programs and services to empower Filipino 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

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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.