LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 15 (PIA) - - The Department of the Interior and Local Government(DILG) brought the government’s agenda of amending the 1987 Constitution towards development and progress of the country and the Filipino people thru the constitutional reform provincial roadshow dubbed as “Balangayan 2019” at the Benguet Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
Local government units and barangay officials from the 13 municipalities of the province, regional line agency and several community/civil society organization representatives attended the forum which had former Kalinga Congressman Lawrence Wacnang and constitutional reform speaker’s bureau member Professor Alfredo Sureta Jr. as resource speakers.
DILG – CAR Regional Director Marlo Iringan said Balangayan is a provincial roadshow that DILG has been spearheading in the different parts of the country to provide more public awareness on the importance of the constitutional reforms and to provide a venue to talk about developmental issues and concerns of local communities. It also aims to have a public dialogue and consultation on constitutional reforms that need to speed up progress for the nation.
MANKAYAN, Benguet – The municipal government embraced land banking as one of its main thrust that will allow the realization of the programmed expansion and future development projects that will move the municipality to greater heights.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The tremendous opposition to the proposed closure of the scenic and historic Kennon road to vehicular traffic for at least three years continues to snowball as the provincial board is on the verge of passing a resolution against the said plan.
BUGUIAS, Benguet – Some officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways – Second Benguet District Engineering Office (DPWH-SBDEO) were charged before the Office of the Ombudsman for alleged awarding a multi-million public works infrastructure project amounting to P56.7 million amidst defects in the contractor’s previous projects in violation of pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9184 or the Government Procurement Act.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 7(PIA) -- Gong beating and blowing of bamboo horns signaled the opening of Benguet’s 119th Foundation Anniversary celebration thru the Adivay Festival 2019 on Wednesday (Nov. 6).
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 8 (PIA) -- The Philippine National Police intensifies enforcement of laws on transportation and traffic rules with emphasis on overloading and hitching rides to help ensure the safety of the riding public.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 8 (PIA) -- In the service of the nation, another brave Cordilleran special force trooper sacrificed his life and was laid to rest in his hometown in Taba-ao, Kapangan in Benguet on Thursday, November 7.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- The quest for Cordillera Autonomy should be pushed by the people from the region, a National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) official said.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The capital town continues to be one of the most competitive local governments in the country after being adjudged as the 12th overall among the close to 500 first to second class municipalities during the 7th edition of the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness index (CMCI).
KIBUNGAN, Benguet – The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) en banc reportedly deferred acting on the grant of the required certificate of pre-condition (CP) to the Coheco Badeo Corporation (CBC) for its proposed 500-megawatt pump storage hydro project in barangay Badeo here after attempts by some company officials to allegedly mislead the Commission on prevailing issues confronting the ambitious project.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The provincial government has lined up some seventy three activities for the month-long celebration of the 119th founding anniversary of the province and Adivay festival next month.
KAPANGAN, Benguet, Oct. 31(PIA) – Proud of their heritage, people in this municipality celebrated Indigenous Peoples (IP) Month with the theme, “Kasigudan ay Ugali, Labed di Man-ili”.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct.31(PIA) - - The month-long Adivay festival in celebration of the province’s 119th founding anniversary is all set anchored on the theme “HEALTHIER” Benguet.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct. 25 (PIA) - - Cooperatives in the province are thriving amassing the highest total asset among coops in the Cordillera region.