Benguet Gov enjoins citizens to help achieve new mission, vision

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 3 (PIA) -- The provincial government is embarking on a new vision for the province to become a “Haven of Sustainable Communities” with the support of the citizens and other stakeholders.

 

Puyat participates in ‘punnuk’ ritual in Ifugao

HUNGDUAN, Ifugao, Aug. 3(PIA) -- Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat participated in the water tugging activities to highlight the traditional “punnuk” rituals here last weekend.

 

More than 100 volunteers donate blood in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 3(PIA) -- More than 100 volunteers pitched  in to donate blood in less than 30 minutes in this capital town last week.

 

Nutrition is everybody’s concern

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 2(PIA) -- “No single sector has the sole role to promote nutrition but is rather a multi-sectoral task,” according to Cordilleran doctor who is adviser to USAID- supported Department of Health projects in North Luzon.

 

DICT opens second Tech4ED in Ifugao

KIANGAN, Ifugao,Aug.3(PIA)--The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) opened its Technology Empowerment for Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (Tech4ED) center in this town on July 31.

 

DOLE conducts info drive on Anti-Child Labor law in Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 27 (PIA)- -The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Field Office here conducted an information, education campaign (IEC) against child labor at the Don Bosco High School gymnasium here in continuing effort towards eliminating the worst forms of child labor and affording stronger protection for the working child.

 

Bauko LGU, FPA, farm chemical Cos. ink MOA for proper disposal of pesticide, fertilizer containers

BAUKO, Mountain Province, July 31(PIA) -- Local officials and residents are hopeful there  will be no more improper disposal of pesticides and fertilizers containers in this vegetable-producing town.

 

Food garden in every household, the answer to malnutrition

BANGUED, Abra, July 27(PIA)--The solution to malnutrition is simple! Every family should establish its own “Food Garden” to have a regular source of nutritious foods and livelihood as well.

 

PH Health Research Consortiums Nat’l Conference set in Baguio on Aug. 6 – 9

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA) - - The Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week 2018 National Conference with the theme, “Research and Innovation for Equity in Health”, is set at the CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center this August 6 to 9.

 

DOST orients Kalinga disaster councils on early warning system

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 3(PIA) -- “Nothing is better than a well informed and prepared community when it comes to disaster preparedness and prevention.”

 

Abreñean corn producers learn to prevent product contamination

BANGUED, Abra, July 27(PIA) -- Corn ranks next to rice as the Filipino staple food crop in the Philippines but it is one of the grain crops susceptible to fungal infections and contaminations.

 

Cordillera’s 2018 outstanding students conferred

BAGUIO CITY, July 26(PIA) -- The Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) – Cordillera for 2018 were conferred during the regional awarding ceremony here on Monday, July 23.

 

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. ”

 

TRAIN translates to better take home pay, services and job opportunities

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, July 26(PIA) - - The implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law has a minimal effect on the country’s inflation rate and translates to more benefits to the Filipino people in terms of better income, health and social services and increase in infrastructure projects which open more job opportunities in the construction sector especially in the countryside.

 

DepEd reminds parents to ensure safety of children during typhoons

BAGUIO CITY, July 26(PIA) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) is calling on parents to ensure safety of their children especially during typhoons, other weather disturbances, and calamities.

 

‘Punnuk’: A community-shared responsibility

Vibrant red colors of wano and tolge (g-string and skirt)once again accent the green rice fields of barangays Hapao, Ba-ang, and Nungulunan in the municipality of Hungduan in Ifugao   as men, women, old, and young chant and play games in thanksgiving for the bountiful harvest.

 

Ifugao LGU, partners to hold adolescent sexual and RH Health Camp

KIANGAN, Ifugao, July 27(PIA) -- The municipal government partnered with two national group to conduct Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive (ASRH) Camp on August 25-26 here in support of its 2017-2022 Comprehensive Local Juvenile Intervention Plan (CLJIP), the goal of which is to reduce the number of Children at Risk (CAR) and Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL) in the community.

 

Baguio Latest News

RTWPB presents new wage order for Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - The Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board (RTWPB) presented in a press conference on Wednesday Wage Order No. 19 that raises the minimum daily wage in the private sector in the Cordillera region by P20-30.

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DTI brings in new programs and services to empower Filipino consumers

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry brings in new services for Filipino consumers such as expanded SRP (Suggested Retail Price) list and price monitoring that can be readily accessed from mobile phones to further empower Filipinos to be wise and responsive 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

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA)-- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) invites interested civil society organizations(CSOs) to seek accreditation from them to be their partners in the nationwide information campaign on Federalism.

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PH Health Research Consortiums Nat’l Conference set in Baguio on Aug. 6 – 9

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA) - - The Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week 2018 National Conference with the theme, “Research and Innovation for Equity in Health”, is set at the CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center this August 6 to 9.

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Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga evaluated for malaria-free status

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga July 19(PIA)--National and regional evaluation team from the Department of Health assessing the province towards a malaria-free status.

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Kalinga products do well in Nat’l Science Week

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 27 (PIA) --This province participated actively during the week-long National Science and Technology Week held at the World Trade Center in Pasay, with Kalinga products faring well.

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295 Kalinga professionals benefit in PRC mobile licensing

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 13 (PIA) -- Two hundred ninety five professionals of the province availed  of the out-of-town licensing services offered  by Region-02 Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) recently.

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Some 162 TESDA trainees receive certificates, tools

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 18 (PIA) -- Some 162 trainees recently graduated from various technical-vocational courses offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), in partnership with the Office of Congressman Allen Jessie Mangaoang and Senator Loren Legarda.

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Cacao takes center stage in 2018 Tabuk Patawid fair

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 22  (PIA) -- Cacao choco is this year’s promo-product in the annual Patawid Trade Fair of the city’s 17th Matagoan Festival and 11th Founding Anniversary from June 16 to 23.

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Ifugao Latest News

33 4Ps beneficiaries complete training course for security guards

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Aug. 2 (PIA)- - Thirty three individuals consisting of five females and 28 males from the municipalities of Banaue, Lamut, Mayoyao and this town completed their 10-days Pre-Licensing Training Course for Security Guards at the Kiangan Youth Hostel here funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

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Ifugao OFWs showcase overseas cultural experiences in ‘Algon di Nunbaat’

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 28 (PIA) -- Hongkong, Middle East, Taiwan, Cyprus, Africa, Malaysia, Germany, and Israel – all of these countries can be experienced at once at the ‘Algon di Nunbaat’ or Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Day held at the Parish groundsfrom June 18-22 in this town.

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Cordillera Unity Gong Relay kicks off in Ifugao

BANAUE, Ifugao, July 10 (PIA) -- Ifugao native priests or ‘mumbaki’ performed traditional rituals to kick off the Cordillera Unity Gong Relay in Banaue Hotel on Monday, July 9. 

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Ifugao Gov re-organizes BAC

LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 20 (PIA) - - The provincial local government unit (PLGU) recently re-organized the Bids and Awards committee (BAC)  through Executive Order 19 series of 2018 issued by Governor Pedro Mayam-o.

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Lamut tops clean and green contest

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 25 (PIA) -- The municipality of Lamut topped the clean and green contest of the provincial government that will nurture good health and clean environment for a better Ifugao.

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Mt. Province Latest News

DOST turns over STARBOOKS to 13 schools in Mountain Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 19 (PIA)--The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOST - CAR) formally turned over Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk station (STARBOOKS) to Department of Education Mountain Province Division.

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Barlig conducted own Tourism Planning Workshop

BARLIG, Mountain Province – This eastern town conducted its own version of tourism planning workshop on May 30-31, 2018 at Chupac, Kadaclan, Barlig.

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PRO-Cor condemns NPA attack in Sagada

BAUKO, Mountain Province, June 11  (PIA) -- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera condemns the criminal acts of the terrorists that led to the death of a police officer and wounding nine others in the “Peace Zone” town of Sagada.

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Fana-ang retains ABC President seat

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Punong Barangay Alexander N. Fana-ang of Barangay Bontoc Ili, Bontoc shall continue to sit as the ex-officio member of the Sangguniang Bayan of this capital town after he was re-elected as the President of the Municipal Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) on July 16, 2018.

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Schools in Bontoc are earthquake-ready

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Schools in the four central barangays of this municipality are prepared in any occurrence of an earthquake.

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Father, we ask You to fill our hearts with Your love for others. We hold up to You and beg for them to see the truth about Your Son Jesus.

Daily Reading

"He who is mighty has done great things for me"

In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah,  and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.

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"Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven"

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?"

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"Not to give offense"

As they were gathering in Galilee, Jesus said to them, "The Son of man is to be delivered into the hands of men,  and they will kill him, and he will be raised on the third day."

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"If anyone eats of this bread, he will live for ever"

The Jews then murmured at him, because he said, "I am the bread which came down from heaven."

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"Nothing will be impossible to you"

And when they came to the crowd, a man came up to him and kneeling before him said,  "Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an epileptic and he suffers terribly; for often he falls into the fire, and often into the water.

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"If it dies, it bears much fruit"

Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. 

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"You are the Christ - the Son of the living God"

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do men say that the Son of man is?"

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