His Excellency Han Dong - man, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea given a Foyer Honors by the Philippine Military Academy, during his visit Tuesday February 12. The ambassador gave lectures to 1st and 2nd year cadets on the Korea - Philippine Bilateral Ties and the on - going peace negotiation in the Korean Peninsula. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Blooming Forward. Contingents for the Panagbenga 2019 Street Dancing and Drum and Lyre competition - elementary school category, in a light moment before the February 1 opening parade of Baguio's Flower Festival. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Baguio Flower Festival. Contingents in the Panagbenga 2019 Street Dancing and Drum and Lyre Competition - Elementary level in their field demonstration performance at the Athletic Bowl, February 1. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

Fire Prevention. BFP – CAR Regional Director FSSupt. Maria Sofia Mendoza (2nd from left), Baguio Fire Marshall Nestor Gorio (left), Mayor Mauricio Domogan (3rd from left) and West Quirino Hill Punong barangay Anselmo Tao – ing led other guests in the ribbon – cutting and blessing of the sub – station

Fire Prevention. BFP – CAR Regional Director FSSupt. Maria Sofia Mendoza (2nd from left), Baguio Fire Marshall Nestor Gorio (left), Mayor Mauricio Domogan (3rd from left) and West Quirino Hill Punong barangay Anselmo Tao – ing led other guests in the ribbon – cutting and blessing of the sub – station

Economic and Development Secretary Ernesto Fernia, in a press conference at CAP Convention Center in Baguio City reports that the Philippines economy has been on a roll, growing by at least 6 percent for 15 consecutive quarters now. In which, he calls for a continuing partnership for the attainment of the Ambisyon Nation 2040 long term development goal of

His Excellency Han Dong - man, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea in a photo opt with PMA officials and cadet officers during his visit at the Philippine Military Academy Tuesday February 12. The ambassador gave lectures to 1st and 2nd year cadets on the Korea - Philippine Bilateral Ties and the on - going peace negotiation in the Korean Peninsula. (Lito Dar/PIA CAR)

PRO-Cordillera welcomes 20% fare discount

A TOP official of the Police Regional Office–Cordillera (PRO-COR) welcomed the newest memorandum of agreement for the fare discount for active uniformed personnel of the PNP, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

Newly tooled advocates to boost autonomy awareness in Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Feb. 12 (PIA) - - People’s awareness on autonomy in the province will be enhanced   in the coming  months with the help of the newly tooled advocates consisting  of municipal and barangay officials and some government employees.

Gauge views on autonomy, Cordillera leaders asked

BAGUIO CITY—The constitutional mandate to form a Cordillera autonomous region has again drawn the attention of the government, following the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law, creating the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Kennon Road opens partially on Feb. 14

BAGIUO CITY, Feb.12 (PIA) --The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council (CRDRRMC) with its member agencies and the local government units of Baguio City and Tuba are doing everything to ensure safety of the travelers in the historic Kennon Road as it opens partially and temporarily on Valentine’s Day.

La Trinidad coffee growers join cupping event

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb. 12 (PIA) - - Coffee growers in this capital town are moving a notch higher with cupping now a part of the town’s Coffee Festival.

Police gears up for PMA homecoming, Panagbenga

CAMP DANGWA, Benguet -- The Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) has laid down security preparations for the annual Philippine Military Academy (PMA) and flower festival revelries especially with the spate of bombings that happened in Mindanao, an official said on Monday.

Sustained regulatory drive yields high business permit renewal

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Feb. 12 (PIA) -- The city’s sustained regulatory drive on business yielded good results with 1,619 business owners renewing their business permits in the first month of the year.

DOH - CAR reminds parents on importance of measles vaccination

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 12(PIA) - - The Department of Health reiterates its call to parents and guardians to bring their children to health centers  near them for free immunization as measles cases continue to rise.

Ifugao retirees strengthen ties, social program

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Feb. 12 (PIA)--Surviving through the years and with renewed enthusiasm, the members of the Ifugao Retirees Association, Inc. (IRAI) held their 35th General Assembly meeting at the Don Bosco School Auditorium here with the theme “We Participate”.

Kennon Road open to light vehicles Feb. 14-18

BAGUIO CITY -- Kennon Road is open to light vehicles going to the city from February 14 to 18 to allow for a smooth flow of traffic in time for the Philippine Military Academy alumni homecoming.

Baguio

  • DOH gains more LGU health team partners

     

    BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 2 (PIA) - - The Department of Health gains more partners in ensuring the delivery of responsive health programs and services to rural communities and underserved area  with more eight local government unit  health teams graduating from the Municipal Leadership and Governance Program or MLGP.

  • DTI, partners call for stronger partnership for safe and fair e – commerce market

    BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 4 (PIA) - - As e – commerce continues to gain ground, it is equally important for the consumers and the business sector to work hand in hand with the government in ensuring a safe a fair digital market in the country.

  • Nat'l Statistics Month 2018 focuses on vital tourism data

    BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 9 (PIA) - - “Exploring Philippine Numbers in Wonders: Statistics Towards Sustainable Development.”

  • 2018 Cordillera model OFW families feted

    BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 10 (PIA) - - The families of Overseas Filipino Workers  Conrado Sevilleja of  Danglas , Abra and Fernando Salib – o of Sta. Marcela,  Apayao are the Cordillera regional winners of the 2018 search for Model OFW Family of the Year Awards (MOFYA).

  • SSS North Luzon 1 branches offer loan assistance for pensioners

    BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 12(PIA) - - Social Security System pensioners  in North Luzon need not to look elsewhere to seek financial assistance when they need it  as they can now avail of loan assistance program from SSS branches near them.

Benguet

  • Cosalan bids politics goodbye

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, September 29 – Five-term Rep. Ronald M. Cosalan, today, announced that he is going to retire from politics after the lapse of his three-term limit next year to give the opportunity for young and upcoming leaders to show their worth in serving the people of the province.

  • DET revisits the Most Functional Learning Center

    MANKAYAN, Benguet- The Division Evaluation Team (DET) revisited Mankayan National High School, the Most Functional School Learning Center in 2017 on September 21 to validate documents for the Search for the Most Functional Learning Center 2018.

  • MNHS rules 2018 Mankayan Science, Math Fair

    MANKAYAN, Benguet – Mankayan National High School (MNHS) was hailed over-all victor after accumulating a total of 134 points during the Mankayan District Science and Math Fair under the theme “Science and Mathematics for the People, Innovation for Collective Prosperity” at Bulalacao National High School, September 19.

  • Screening for reconstructive surgery mission ongoing at BeGH

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct. 11 (PIA) - - Patients with cleft lip/palate, burn contractures, special orthopedic cases and selected skin cases may still avail of the ongoing initial screening at the Benguet General Hospital  (BeGH)  for  scheduling for surgery by a foreign  medical group who  will be administering a free Reconstructive Surgical Mission next month.

  • LT housing project stopped by Mayor Salda

    LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Mayor Romeo Salda ordered the contractor of a controversial housing project in this town to cease and desist from pursuing the implementation of the project because of reported serious violations on the conditions of the development permit issued for the project.

Mt. Province

  • 14 landslide survivors reported in DPWH landslide site; five recovered dead, says PIA-CAR

     A total of 14 survivors were rescued from the landslide site of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) building at Sitio Sakrang, Bgy. Banawel,, Natonin, Mt. Province, according to the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Cordillera.

  • DICT launches 9th Tech4Ed Center in Mt. Province

    Tech4ED stands for Technology for Education to gain employment and trains entrepreneurs towards economic development. It is a national program aimed at serving marginalized sectors through the provision of free ICT-enabled services and content in schools and communities.

  • Cleansing rituals in Natonin site to be done

    NATONIN, Mountain Province – Local officials and tribal leaders in this town are now working out the conduct of the age-old cleansing rituals in the site where the tragic landslide incident transpired that caused the untimely demise of eighteen people at the height of Tropical Cycone Rosita to drive away the evil spirits in the place and guide local rescuers to locate the whereabouts of the eleven others that are still missing from the rubbles of the 4-storey building of the Department of Public works and Highways (DPWH).

  • Local DRRMCs take over retrieval operations in Natonin landslide

    NATONIN, Mountain Province, Nov. 12(PIA) -- The Search, Rescue and Retrieval (SRR) operations in Sitio Ha’rang, Barangay Banawel in  this  town  will continue through the efforts of the provincial and municipal local government units in Mountain Province and other volunteers.

  • Itogon miners help in Natonin rescue and retrieval operations

     

    NATONIN, Mountain Province, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Typhoon- affected miners from Ucab in Itogon, Benguet trekked to the landslide site  in this municipality to help  in the search, rescue and retrieval operations.

IFUGAO

  • 7 Ifugao establishments receive 'Bagwis' seal

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct.10 (PIA) - - Seven business establishments in the province were cited by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for being customer-friendly and awarded the Bagwis seal.

  • DOST promotes cacao production in Ifugao

    LAMUT, Ifugao Oct. 12(PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology here enjoined farmers to help make Ifugao a cacao -producing province for the benefit of all sectors.

  • Firearms, motorcycle recovered in Ifugao

    TINOC, Ifugao, Oct. 17 (PIA) - - Government forces were able to recover firearms and a motorcycle after a 15-minute gun battle with alleged members of the New Peoples Army (NPAs) in sitio Hablang, Binablayan here last week.

  • IFSU prexy bares first 100 days accomplishments

    LAMUT, Ifugao, Oct. 25 (PIA) - - The crafting of the strategic development plan to guide   this province's lone state university  in  realizing its vision as a global university amidst cultural heritage is among the notable accomplishments of the  new school president in her first 100 days in office.

  • Ifugao officials, SNAP approve hydropower agreement

    BANAUE, Ifugao, Oct. 25(PIA) - - The framework agreement for the 140 MW Alimit Hydropower complex in Ifugao was approved recently by local  officials  of three  towns and SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP).

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