TESDA - CAR Regional Director Dante Navarro with Mountain Province Provincial Director Alvin Yturralde, in a recent Kapihan sa Baguio media forum for TESDA program updates especially on scholarships and training programs. (CCD/PIA CAR)

PDEA - CAR Regional Director Gil Cesario Castro reports the 2nd quarter accomplishments on the campaign against illegal drugs in the Cordillera Region. (CCD/PIA CAR)

Benguet town declares state of calamity

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet (PIA)--The municipality of Kabayan is declared under a state of calamity due to the effects of the recent weather disturbances especially the prolonged heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon or “habagat” in the past weeks.

PDEA certifies 11 brgys in Ifugao as drug- free, cleared

HINGYON, Ifugao (PIA) - - This municipality is nearing its goal to being a drug- free place based on the validation and monitoring of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).

Abra PLGU leads ‘People’s Day’ in remote Tubo barangay

TUBO, Abra (PIA) -- More geographically isolated and depressed areas are being reached under the “People’s Day” program of the provincial government which aims to bring the basic services of the government closer to the people.

Best practice on peace and order attributed to culture

BANGUED, Abra --The municipality of Tubo is generally peaceful due to the culture of its people belonging to the Maeng tribe.

DOH calls for vax contingency plan as LGUs' risk levels rise

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Department of Health advises provincial/city vaccination operations centers to be ready with their contingency plan as the rising COVID – 19 risk and response alert levels may affect the vaccination activities in the communities.

15 Ifugao MSMEs receive livelihood assistance from DTI

LAGAWE, Ifugao (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the province through the Negosyo Centers (NCs) provided livelihood assistance to some micro, sSmall and medium  enterprises of Alfonso Lista town recently. 

Sec. Bello leads awarding of DOLE assistance in Mt. Province

SABANGAN Mountain Province(PIA) - - Labor  and Employment Secretary  Silvestre Bello III recently  led here  the awarding of assistance under the various programs of the Department of Labor and Employment to beneficiaries in the province.

Safety seal urged for biz establishments, other facilities

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the adoption of a safety seal certification among business establishments, workplaces, hotels and other facilities which assures the consumers and the general public of their safety and compliance with the minimum public health standards set by the government to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Quarantine classification in CAR remains until Aug. 31

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) -- The community quarantine classification of the provinces and this city in the Cordillera Administrative Region will remain until the end of August 2021.

BFAR distributes 20K fingerlings to Abra fisherfolks

PILAR,  Abra (PIA) - - Fisherfolks in a barangay in Pilar brought home fingerlings and fishtraps after taking part in a Serbisyo Caravan  in barangay Ocup. 

71IB puts up water reservoir in remote Abra village

TUBO, Abra (PIA)--The indigenous peoples (IP) community  in Sitio Batayan in barangay Alangtin in the municipality of Tubo can now enjoy potable drinking water with the newly constructed water reservoir project of the Philippine Army’s 71st Infantry Battalion.

RPOC backs multi-sectoral peace dialogue with CFO members

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) approved  the adoption of the Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (RLECC) resolution for   multi – sectoral groups to conduct peace dialogues with members of  the communist front organizations(CFOs)  in line with the whole-of-nation approach to end local armed conflict.

More tourism industry workers benefits from DOT-DOLE program

BAGUIO CITY, June 4 (PIA) -- Close to 1,500 workers from different tourism business establishments, tourism support service and community – based tourism organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Baguio City are beneficiaries of cash assistance from the Department of Tourism and the Department Labor and Employment.

BFAR-CAR restocks Lagayan floating VAS with 10k fingerlings

LAGAYAN, Abra(PIA)--The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) restocked the solar-powered floating venturi aeration system (VAS) project at Barangay Poblacion here with 10,300 tilapia pond fingerlings for the second cropping.

Baguio City sets in motion ‘Delta variant’ action plan

BAGUIO CITY(PIA) - - “Prevention is better than cure”. With this, the city government set in motion its action plan in anticipation to  the threat of the Coronavirus disease Delta variant now detected in most regions in the country. 

Anti-communist campaign gets new name in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines — A controversial plan to implement the government’s anti-drug tactic “tokhang” (contraction of Visayan terms for “knock and plead”) on activists, journalists, and government employees in the Cordillera has been replaced with a similar anti-communist strategy called “dumanun makitungtung” (Ilocano for “visit and discuss”).

DOST provides S&T enhancement to Kibungan coffee growers

KIBUNGAN Benguet (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera thru the Provincial S&T Center turned – over a one – unit of automated roaster to the local government unit of Kibungan that is set to benefit a coffee grower association in the municipality.

25,158 senior citizens in Baguio fully vaccinated

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The City Health Services Office reported  that  25,158 senior citizens in Baguio  City are already fully vaccinated which is equivalent to 77.16 percent of its target 32,603 master listed priority A2 population, as of its  August 28 data .

Baguio locating close contacts of 2 Delta variant cases

BAGUIO CITY – Authorities are locating the fellow passengers of a returning overseas Filipino (ROF) in a sweeper bus and the close contacts of a school employee after both were confirmed to have been infected with the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).

Fast connectivity happening soon in remote Cordillera towns

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is expected to have strong and reliable connectivity by 2023 after an internet service provider committed to provide a fiber-optic broadband network and a satellite global technology even in the most remote mountain towns.

Abandoned NPA caches, belongings found in Mt. Province

BONTOC. Mountain Province (PIA)—Two abandoned caches and belongings linked to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) were recently found in the province through the cooperation of residents and former rebels.

Sagada mourns death of Col. Bawayan

SAGADA, Mountain Province (PIA) -- The municipality of Sagada is mourning the loss of one of its sons, the late Sulu Police Provincial Office Director. Police Colonel Michael Cadiogan Bawayan Jr.

Anti-drugs campaign in CAR nets 122 arrests, P452M drugs

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - Relentless campaign against illegal drugs in  the region continues  through the strong partnership between the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency,  the Philippine National Police Office  Cordillera, local government units and the community.

Apayao remains under MECQ as COVID cases continue to rise

BAGUIO CITY(PIA)-- The province of Apayao will remain under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine until the end of August.

P2.7M worth of MJ destroyed, 3 suspects nabbed in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga (PIA)--The intensified anti-drug operations by law enforcement operatives resulted in the destruction of P2.7 worth of marijuana and the arrest of three drug suspects with P64, 000 worth of shabu.

Banaue Police constructs house for indigent family

BANAUE, Ifugao (PIA)--The Banaue Municipal Police Station (MPS) through its “Bahay ng Kapwa Ko, Sagot Ko” project provided an indigent family  with a decent house. 

DOST-KSU signs MOA to establish AMERIAL in CAR

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOST-CAR), DOST-Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) and the Kalinga State University (KSU) signed a memorandum of agreement to establish an Advanced Mechatronics, Robotics and Industrial Automation Laboratory (AMERIAL) in the province.

Reg’l VOCs advised to push for efficient management of vaccines

BAGUIO CITY  - -The National Vaccination Operations Center(NVOC) advised the  regional  VOCs   to  push for  more efficient management of vaccines as more supplies are expected to arrive  this month  and in  June.

TESDA trainings underway in 18 ELCAC brgys in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 6 (PIA) - - Provision of skills training under the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) that can help provide livelihood to people in 18 (Communist/Terrorist Group) cleared barangays here in the province, underway.

Baguio residents told to clean due to spike in dengue cases

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong has reminded all village officials here to conduct weekly clean-up activities to prevent mosquitoes from thriving as dengue cases recorded a five-fold increase from January to August this year.

Baguio

  • Anti-communist campaign gets new name in Cordillera

    BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines — A controversial plan to implement the government’s anti-drug tactic “tokhang” (contraction of Visayan terms for “knock and plead”) on activists, journalists, and government employees in the Cordillera has been replaced with a similar anti-communist strategy called “dumanun makitungtung” (Ilocano for “visit and discuss”).

  • Fast connectivity happening soon in remote Cordillera towns

    BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is expected to have strong and reliable connectivity by 2023 after an internet service provider committed to provide a fiber-optic broadband network and a satellite global technology even in the most remote mountain towns.

  • DOH calls for vax contingency plan as LGUs' risk levels rise

    BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Department of Health advises provincial/city vaccination operations centers to be ready with their contingency plan as the rising COVID – 19 risk and response alert levels may affect the vaccination activities in the communities.

  • RPOC backs multi-sectoral peace dialogue with CFO members

    BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) approved  the adoption of the Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (RLECC) resolution for   multi – sectoral groups to conduct peace dialogues with members of  the communist front organizations(CFOs)  in line with the whole-of-nation approach to end local armed conflict.

  • 25,158 senior citizens in Baguio fully vaccinated

    BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The City Health Services Office reported  that  25,158 senior citizens in Baguio  City are already fully vaccinated which is equivalent to 77.16 percent of its target 32,603 master listed priority A2 population, as of its  August 28 data .

Benguet

  • Benguet town declares state of calamity

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet (PIA)--The municipality of Kabayan is declared under a state of calamity due to the effects of the recent weather disturbances especially the prolonged heavy rains brought by the southwest monsoon or “habagat” in the past weeks.

  • Mayor lauds arrest of drug personality in Kibungan

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet(PIA) -- Kibungan Mayor Cesar Molitas lauded the operatives of the Philippine National Police(PNP)  and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency(PDEA)  for arresting a drug personality in Kibungan who is involved in selling and distribution of   shabu.

  • DOST provides S&T enhancement to Kibungan coffee growers

    KIBUNGAN Benguet (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera thru the Provincial S&T Center turned – over a one – unit of automated roaster to the local government unit of Kibungan that is set to benefit a coffee grower association in the municipality.

  • Safety seal urged for biz establishments, other facilities

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the adoption of a safety seal certification among business establishments, workplaces, hotels and other facilities which assures the consumers and the general public of their safety and compliance with the minimum public health standards set by the government to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Mt. Province

  • Sec. Bello leads awarding of DOLE assistance in Mt. Province

    SABANGAN Mountain Province(PIA) - - Labor  and Employment Secretary  Silvestre Bello III recently  led here  the awarding of assistance under the various programs of the Department of Labor and Employment to beneficiaries in the province.

  • Sagada mourns death of Col. Bawayan

    SAGADA, Mountain Province (PIA) -- The municipality of Sagada is mourning the loss of one of its sons, the late Sulu Police Provincial Office Director. Police Colonel Michael Cadiogan Bawayan Jr.

  • Abandoned NPA caches, belongings found in Mt. Province

    BONTOC. Mountain Province (PIA)—Two abandoned caches and belongings linked to the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) were recently found in the province through the cooperation of residents and former rebels.

  • TESDA trainings underway in 18 ELCAC brgys in Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 6 (PIA) - - Provision of skills training under the Retooled Community Support Program (RCSP) that can help provide livelihood to people in 18 (Communist/Terrorist Group) cleared barangays here in the province, underway.

  • DENR, MENRO pursue Chico River Cleanup Program

    Following their mandates, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) continues to conduct a massive water cleanup along Chico river within the municipality of Bontoc.

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