By Edwin Fernandez
COTABATO CITY – The education ministry of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has started the construction of more modern schools for the basic and higher education learners across the region this year.
By Edwin Fernandez
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”).
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
AGUINALDO, Ifugao, Feb. 19 (PIA) - - The Vaccine Operative Cluster Team (VOCT) of the municipality was created recently pursuant to the approved National COVID-19 vaccination roadmap.