16 illegal pocket miners arrested by Itogon cops

ITOGON, Benguet  – Police operatives arrested sixteen pocket miners who allegedly violated the cease and desist order issued by Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu that temporarily suspended all small-scale mining operations in the Cordillera and the conditions of the temporary permit issued by the Provincial Mining Regulatory Board (PMRB) for the processing of their stockpiled ore.

Liquor ban on calamities, holidays in LT ordered

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – The town mayor stood firm on his previous order there will be always liquor ban in the municipality during the onslaught of natural calamities and holidays to contribute in efforts to maintain peace and order.

Subdued Adivay Festival kicks off Nov. 12

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov.  9 (PIA)-- The Adivay Festival in celebration of the 118th founding anniversary of the province will push through although subdued with the recent calamities that hit the province.

Convergence of gov’t agencies brings short and long term aid to Itogon residents

ITOGON, Benguet, Nov. 6 (PIA) -- Over a thousand residents of this town took advantage of the livelihood forum, jobs fair, “diskwento caravan”, rolling store and “TienDA” during the Itogon Economic forum organized by the Cordillera Regional Development Council’s (RDC) Economic Sector Committee on October 24 here.

RDC conducts economic forum for Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct .31(PIA) -- In continuing efforts to help individuals and families to recover from the effects of Typhoon Ompong, the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) Sectoral Committee on Economic Development (EconDev) recently spearheaded the conduct of   the Itogon Economic Forum here.

PNP chief inspires Cordillera police to work harder

LA TRINDAD, Benguet, Oct. 29(PIA)-- Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde encouraged   the Police Regional Office Cordillera (PRO-COR) to work harder to sustain or even surpass its recent achievements.

More help pour in for Itogon’s recovery and rehab

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct. 29 (PIA) -- Help continues to pour in for the typhoon- affected municipality of Itogon and other victims in the  Cordillera,  this time thru Senators Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito and Sherwin Gatchalian.

TESDA brings Special Skills Training Program in Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct. 19 (PIA) - - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority(TESDA)  brings in  the  Special Skills Training Program  in this town  to capacitate typhoon Ompong- affected individuals with employable skills  as part of   quick response efforts of government for them to bounce back  and  regain self-sufficiency.

NTFMC closes small-scale mining operations in Itogon

ITOGON, Benguet, Oct. 16(PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) spearheaded the two-day ‘Operation Itogon’ to ensure that all small scale mining activities in this municipality are stopped.

Sen. Villar to keynote 9th Benguet Coop Convention

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct. 15 (PIA) - - About 300 cooperative members are expected to attend the 9th Benguet Cooperative Convention on October 16 – 17, which fosters harmonious relationship among cooperative members and a venue for discussing issues and concerns and share best practices to improve their lot.

DOST invites Grade 12 studes to apply for S&T scholarship program

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, July 6 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology Cordillera Regional Office invites Grade 12 students to apply for the qualifying examination for the DOST – Science Education Institute 2019 Undergraduate Scholarship Program.

NSED tests hospital’s preparedness and response plans

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 17 (PIA) - - In line with the government’s goal of instilling a culture of preparedness especially to the vulnerable sector, the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) staged the 2018 3rd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill at the Benguet General Hospital here on August 16.





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