Convergence project to benefit 8 MP town

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Eight municipalities of Mountain Province will benefit from the government’s convergence initiative program that focuses on the conservation and rehabilitation of rice terraces for food security in Mountain Province.

 

Baac orders crackdown on illegal quarrying

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – Following reports of illegal quarry sites, quarry extractors operating without permits, and contractors not paying their quarry taxes and fees, Governor Jocel Baac signed Executive Order No. 15 creating a task force to monitor, inspect, and investigate all quarry activities in the province.

 

Kalinga among top rice producers in country

The province of Kalinga, dubbed as the rice granary of the North, is hailed as one of the top seven rice producers in the country by the Rice Achiever’s Awards (RAA) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

 

Lack of discipline among city motorists slammed

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the lack of discipline among motorists which contributes to the continuous increase in the number of vehicular traffic accidents along different roads around the city.

 

Illegal recruitment slammed by CPLA Kabugao command

KABUGAO, Apayao  – Officers and members of the unified Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA) Kabugao command strongly condemned the alleged criminal acts committed by disgruntled members of the group in illegally recruiting civilians in their place and reportedly collecting money from them with the promise that they will be integrated into the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

 

Public urged to respect SC ruling on Cereno ouster

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in ousting former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Cereno after majority of the Justices voted in favour of the quo warranto petition that was filed against her.

 

Philippine Red Cross project piloted in Ifugao schools

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, May 21 (PIA) -- Four elementary schools in the province are beneficiaries of a Philippine Red Cross (PRC) project dubbed as “Building a Healthy and Resilient Schools Project.”

 

Fun ride, bike clinic to highlight Bicycle Day

BAGUIO CITY – A fun ride along the major thoroughfares and a bicycle clinic will highlight the first ever celebration of Bicycle Day in the City on June 3.

 

OTC seeks support for transport modernization program

BAGUIO CITY, May 16 (PIA) -- The Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) seeks the support of the transport sector in the Cordillera region to the transport modernization program of the government.

 

Abra Fishery Office inaugurated

BANGUED, Abra, May 21 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – Cordillera Administrative Region (BFAR-CAR) inaugurated on Thursday the new Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) located at Brgy. Calaba here.

 

Impact of air pollution in human health, environment

Air pollution is a concern which poses threat to human health and likewise greatly impacts the ecosystem and the environment.

 

DENR confiscates hot lumbers in Ifugao town

KIANGAN, Ifugao, May 16 (PIA) -- A team from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Lamut, escorted by some military and personnel from the Kiangan Municipal Police Station, raided and confiscated various sizes of illegally cut lumber at the forest area of Sitio Indalmogan, Julongan here last April 24 and May 4.

 

P30 million Tuba waterworks project up for implementation

TUBA, Benguet  – The municipal government is embarking on a multi-million peso waterworks project that will guarantee sustainable water supply for the growing population in the town.

 

Baguio student to led PH team to ASEAN Int’l. Quiz Bee

BAGUIO CITY, May 21 (PIA) -- A Cordilleran will lead the Philippine delegates to the 8th ASEAN International Quiz Bee competition in Bali, Indonesia in November this year.

 

Elections in Cordillera generally peaceful - PRO CAR

BAGUIO CITY, May 16 (PIA) -- Police Regional Office – Cordillera Police Chief Superintendent Edward Carranza reported that the May 14, 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) was generally peaceful in the Cordillera region.

 

Pesticide companies to be barred in Bauko

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – Pesticide companies who refuse to get back the containers of their products and properly dispose the same through environmentally-friendly means will be barred from doing business in the municipality by the end of this month.

 

Baguio Latest News

Lack of discipline among city motorists slammed

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the lack of discipline among motorists which contributes to the continuous increase in the number of vehicular traffic accidents along different roads around the city.

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Public urged to respect SC ruling on Cereno ouster

BAGUIO CITY  – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the public to respect the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in ousting former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Cereno after majority of the Justices voted in favour of the quo warranto petition that was filed against her.

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700 percent hike in HIV cases reported in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Human immune virus (HIV) cases in the city drastically increased by seven hundred percent last year which caused health authorities to press the alarm button to alert people on the unprecedented rise in the number of HIV-affected persons in the city.

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Large-scale Baguio businesses warned

BAGUIO CITY  – Hotel, restaurant and condominium owners in the city were warned by the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) to comply with existing environmental laws and related rules and regulations to help sustain efforts to preserve and protect the city’s environment for the benefit of the present and future generations of Baguio residents.

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Fun ride, bike clinic to highlight Bicycle Day

BAGUIO CITY – A fun ride along the major thoroughfares and a bicycle clinic will highlight the first ever celebration of Bicycle Day in the City on June 3.

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Kalinga Latest News

Tanudan beneficiaries assure support for CMGP road project

TANUDAN, Kalinga, Dec. 12 (PIA) -- Beneficiaries of the P198 million Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) road project have been consulted and have given their full support to its implementation.

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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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Baac orders crackdown on illegal quarrying

TABUK CITY, KALINGA – Following reports of illegal quarry sites, quarry extractors operating without permits, and contractors not paying their quarry taxes and fees, Governor Jocel Baac signed Executive Order No. 15 creating a task force to monitor, inspect, and investigate all quarry activities in the province.

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New farmers’ associations receive accreditation from OCAS

TABUK CITY, Kalinga  – The Office of the City Agricultural Services (OCAS) has recently accredited three rural-based farmers associations involved in food processing and tree propagation.

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NFA-Kalinga has rice supply for two months

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Feb. 8 (PIA) -- The National Food Authority (NFA) provincial station has 5,700 bags of the buffer stock, enough to last until early part of April.

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Ifugao Latest News

Ifugao town holds ‘Boge ad Viewpoint’

BANAUE, Ifugao, Feb. 12 (PIA) -- About a hundred individuals from government and non-government organizations joined the ceremonial “Boge ad Viewpoint” (rice planting) held at the Aguian view deck at barangay Viewpoint.

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4th leg of concert-forum engages Ifugao youth

LAMUT, Ifugao – A number of college students from different municipalities in Ifugao were treated to an entertaining and informative concert-forum on Cordillera autonomy last October 12, 2017 at the Luis Hora Gymnasium, Ifugao State University (IFSU).

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DENR confiscates hot lumbers in Ifugao town

KIANGAN, Ifugao, May 16 (PIA) -- A team from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Lamut, escorted by some military and personnel from the Kiangan Municipal Police Station, raided and confiscated various sizes of illegally cut lumber at the forest area of Sitio Indalmogan, Julongan here last April 24 and May 4.

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Asian Waterbird Census in Ifugao town indicates good ecosystem

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- The large population of water birds in the wetlands in this town indicates that the ecosystem is good and has rich biodiversity where these birds can thrive.

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Ifugao town provides after care services to its rehabilitated drug personalities

KIANGAN, Ifugao, March 16(PIA) -- The municipal government here is  conducting after care services  to the 22  rehabilitated drug personalities (RDPs) from this town who graduated from the  Ifugao Reflection Camp (IRC)  to ensure that they are ready to be re-integrated to the community.

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Mt. Province Latest News

654 students hired under SPES in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, May 21 (PIA) -- The provincial and municipal local government units in the province continue their support  to the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to help the poor but deserving students earn an income during  vacation.

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Lang-Ay Festival: Celebrating a Culture of Sharing

Chants, the rhythm of the gongs, and music echo throughout the Bontoc valley as old, young, locals, and tourists gather to celebrate culture, partake food, and share experiences in the annual Lang-ay Festival of Mountain Province.

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MP caretaker calls for support to development

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – Kalinga Rep. and newly appointed Mountain Province caretaker Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang called on the local officials and the people of this landlocked province for their support and active involvement in the implementation of the unimplemented programs, projects and advocacies of the late Rep. Maximo Dalog, Sr. to sustain the overall growth and development of the province.

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More individuals train as security guards under SLP

BONTOC, Mountain Province, April 11 (PIA) -- The fourth batch composed of  60  individuals recently completed the  free  skills training on security guard conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), equipping  them with knowledge and skills necessary for their employment as security guards.

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19 militiamen yield to MP policemen

PARACELIS, Mountain Province  – Nineteen active members and militia ng bayan supporters of the New Peoples Army (NPA) voluntarily surrendered to combined police and military authorities at Barangay Marat, here, recently.

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Daily Reading

"Give - and you will have treasure in heaven"

And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, "Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"

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"In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit "

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.

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"Receive the kingdom of God like a child"

And they were bringing children to him, that he might touch them; and the disciples rebuked them.

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What God has joined together

And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again; and again, as his custom was, he taught them.

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"If your hand or eye causes you to sin"

For truly, I say to you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you bear the name of Christ, will by no means lose his reward.

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"Any one who does a mighty work in my name"

John said to him, "Teacher, we saw a man casting out demons in your name, and we forbade him, because he was not following us."

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"Who is the greatest in God's kingdom?"

They went on from there and passed through Galilee. And he would not have any one know it; for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, "The Son of man will be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him; and when he is killed, after three days he will rise."

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