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.

 

Kibungan, Kapangan dads hit for grave abuse of authority

KIBUNGAN, Benguet – Concerned indigenous peoples (IP) leaders in Kapangan and Kibungan accused and criticized the members of their municipal councils for grave abuse of authority for allegedly approving a resolution mandating the Cordillera Hydroelectric Power Corporation (COHECO) to submit its financial statement to the two local governments within fifteen days and that the company’s failure to do so will warrant the withdrawal of the municipal endorsements of its 60-megawatt run-off-river project.

 

DepEd–CAR partners with job contracting service provider for ALS learners

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 2 (PIA) -- The Department of Education-Cordillera Regional Office (DepEd-CAR) has partnered with a legitimate job contracting service provider in its efforts to provide Alternative Learning System (ALS) learners and graduates job opportunities and enable them to acquire the necessary skills, attitude, and work values.

 

Council fumes over stalls in Burnham Park

MEMBERS of Baguio City Council are fuming over stall extensions and a carnival operating at Burnham Park.

 

Elders to hold rituals for Mt. Pulag

ELDERS of Kabayan want to appease spirits in the playground of the gods. Kabayan folk are seeking to administer appropriate rituals to appease the spirits of the sacred mountain following the torching of the 5.9 hectares of grasslands of Mount Pulag last month.

 

MP suspends P15M parking project

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The provincial government ordered the temporary suspension of the implementation of its P15 million project within the Provincial Capital compound to pave the way for the province’s technical personnel to evaluate, review and assess the impact of the project to the state of the environment and its effect in addressing the parking problems in this capital town.

 

Ifugao Hosts Regional Events for Autonomy

IFUGAO – The province of Ifugao hosted two major events of the Cordillera office of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) in the last quarter of 2017,  the Youth Autonomy Concert-Forum in Lamut and the Regional Conference on Culture and Arts in the Proposed Autonomous Region of the Cordillera in Banaue.

 

43 individuals finish training for livelihood opportunities

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 7 (PIA) -- Forty three men and women successfully completed their technical – vocational courses and were provided with livelihood tool kits under the Special Training for Employment Program (STEP).

 

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Baguio Latest News

Bright prospects for Baguio’s tourism industry

BAGUIO CITY – Local feng shui experts disclosed that there will be bright prospects for the sustained growth of the city’s tourism industry during the Year of the Young Earth Dog.

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Smoke-free task force inspection of establishments at cbd on

BAGUIO CITY – Members of the Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force conducted inspections of business establishments at the central business district on Feb. 13 and 15 to monitor the extent of compliance to Ordinance No. 34 series of 2017 or Smoke-Free Baguio ordinance.

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Balili river project

BAGUIO CITY – A four-semester, two-year project for the rehabilitation of the Balili river will be conducted, after a memorandum of agreement signing last Monday with Mayor Mauricio Domogan, La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda, the academe and partner agencies present.

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Gov’t not ready for ban on export of minerals

BAGUIO CITY – Kalinga Rep. and Mountain Province caretaker congressman Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang said the government is not yet ready for the implementation of a total ban on the export of minerals because of the reported absence of the needed industries that will utilize the produced minerals aggravated by the high production cost.

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City to consult with stakeholders on fund use

BAGUIO CITY – The local government will consult with the stakeholders on the formulation of a comprehensive master plan on how to sustain the city’s new identity as a creative city and the utilization of the earmarked P2.5 million for crafts and arts.

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Kalinga Latest News

New Year revelry the ‘Kalinga’ way

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 8 (PIA) -- The Kalinga police introduced a unique way of welcoming the New Year – using the gong instead of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices which cause harm.

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Kalinga enacts anti-smoking ordinance

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Dec. 29 (PIA) -- Smoking in public places including conveyances and sale of tobacco products to minors are no longer allowed in this province.

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Tabuk City POSO installs reflector stickers on ‘kuligligs’

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Feb. 7(PIA) -- The city Public Order and Safety Office (POSO) has launched massive installation of reflector stickers on the farm machineries in a bid to arrest the increasing cases of night road accidents involving ‘kuligligs’ or farm hand–tractors.

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Driving without license main traffic violation for 2017-POSO

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Tasked to provide public security and an effective traffic and transportation management, the Public Order and Safety Office (POSO) is confronted with the deliberate violations of traffic rules and codes imposed within the city.

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Locals learn from DOST’s technology interventions

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 24 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently trained students and women on food processing using crops are abundant in the area.

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Ifugao Latest News

PNP stresses liability of parents of children driving without license

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- Parents or guardians of minor children, who are driving without driver’s license, beware.

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P34 million allotted to retrofit Ifugao hospital

LAGAWE, Ifugao  – Some P34 million was earmarked by the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR) to retrofit the alleged substandard building of the controversial Ifugao General Hospital (IGH) once the issues and concerns raised against the project shall have been settled.

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From menace to model: Another face of the war on drugs

Now part of the Barangay Patrol team in their community and the Department of Interior and Local Government’s Mamamayang Ayaw Sa Anomalya, Mamamayang Ayaw sa Ilegal na Droga (MASA MASID), no one would have thought that Fabian (not his real name) almost lost his family and all his properties to illegal drugs.

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Ifugao town creates anti-trafficking and anti-violence council

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 17 (PIA) -- Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr. has issued last week Executive Order No. K-14 creating the Local Council on Anti-Trafficking and anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (LCAT-VWC).

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DTI-Ifugao monitors strict implementation of consumer protection laws

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in the province is committed to continuously protect the consumer against deceptive, unfair and unconscionable sale acts and practices.

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Mt. Province Latest News

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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Bauko donates lot for evacuation center

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – The local government donated some 2,000 square meters of its property in Poblacion as the site of the evacuation center to be put up by the Cordillera office of Civil Defense (OCD-CAR) to help strengthen disaster risk reduction and management in the province.

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DOE holds alternative fuels and energy technologies forum in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province  Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera conducted IEC on Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies last November 7 in this mountain resort town.

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Provincial scholarship program sends 3 studes to medical school

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 31 (PIA) -- Three students in the province are benefiting from the Medial Doctors Scholarship Program of the provincial government.

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NHCP lifts CDA of MP Capitol building

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) decided to lift the nearly 5-year cease and desist order (CDO) it previously issued that prevented the previous administration from implementing the rehabilitation of the Provincial Capital building to pave the way for the eventual realization of the project.

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Daily Reading

Repent and believe in the Gospel

The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness,

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Jesus calls sinners to follow him

After this he went out, and saw a tax collector, named Levi, sitting at the tax office; and he said to him, "Follow me."

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Fasting for the kingdom of God

Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?"

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Take up your cross daily and follow Christ

"The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third  day be raised."

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When you pray, fast, and give alms

"Beware of practicing your piety before men in order to be seen by them; for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in  heaven.

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"Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod"

Now they had forgotten to bring bread; and they had only one loaf with them in the boat.

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"No sign shall be given to this generation"

The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, to test him.

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