23 CAR centenarians set to receive incentives

BAGUIO CITY, June 24 (PIA) -- Following the implementation of Republic Act 10868 or the “Centenarians Act of 2016,”  23 centenarians in the Cordillera  region are expected to receive incentives this July. Department of Social Welfare and Development – Cordillera (DSWD-CAR) Regional Direct... Read more

P35 B hydropower plant project proposed in Kibungan

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 23 (PIA) - - - A P35 billion-worth hydropower plant is proposed to be built next year in Barangay Badeo, Kibungan, Benguet by  the COHECO Badeo Corporation. The Kibungan Badeo Pumped-Storage Hydropower Project is proposed to generate 500 megawatts of electricity. The p... Read more

Kalinga woman adjudged most outstanding Pantawid Pamilya Parent Leader

BAGUIO CITY, June 23(PIA) -- Fifty-four year Remedios Galingao   from Pasil, Kalinga   was   adjudged the Most Outstanding Pantawid Pamilya Parent Leader in the Cordillera region in the search conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Galingao, a barangay health ... Read more

DOLE-CAR orients Kalinga employers on new wage orders

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 23 (PIA) - - About 90 employers and employees from the private sector in the province attended an orientation on   the new wage orders in the region conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) - Cordillera. DOLE-CAR Regional Director Exequiel Ronie Gu... Read more

NEA calls on electric coops to work on lowering electricity charges

BAGUIO CITY, June 23 (PIA) - - National Electrification Administration Administrator Edgardo Masongsong  calls  on  electric cooperatives to help the government ease the cost of living for the Filipino people  by  working together to  lower electricity cost. Masongsong made the call during ... Read more

DepEd-Ifugao has new schools division superintendent

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 23 (PIA) - - Dr. Felipe Ballitoc was installed here last week as the new Officer-in-Charge Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) of Ifugao  vice  Sally Ullalim who move to Tabuk City. Department of Education Cordillera OIC Regional Director May Eclar read the re-assignment ... Read more

Community awareness, cooperation are key components in fighting lawlessness, experts say

BAGUIO CITY, June 22 (PIA) - - Law enforcement authorities reiterates that public awareness on what are happening around   and  community  preparedness and cooperation   are    vital in combatting any threat on security and in  maintaining peace and order. Police Chief Superintendent Re... Read more

Kiangan and Lagawe top 2017 Gotad ad Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 21 (PIA) - - The towns of Kiangan and Lagawe were declared as the grand champions in the just concluded “Gotad ad Ifugao 2017” held here on June 11-18 in celebration of the 51st founding anniversary of the province. Kiangan and Lagawe garnered total points of 64 to share ... Read more

Landbank schedules downtime on June 24-25; advises clients to transact earlier

BAGUIO CITY, June 21 (PIA) -- The Landbank of the Philippines is advising its clients to make earlier bank transactions before the long weekend as its Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) will be unavailable on Saturday and Sunday due to a system upgrade. North Luzon Branches Group Head and Vice Pres... Read more

NGCP skeds power interruption on June 21-22 in Cagayan, Kalinga, and Apayao

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 21, (PIA) -- The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines announces the scheduled power interruption on June 21 and 22 affecting Cagayan, Kalinga and Apayao provinces. NGCP Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Officer Lilibeth Gaydowen said the NGCP will cond... Read more

Some Abra civil servants learn more about ASEAN

BANGUED, Abra, June 20 (PIA) - -   Some civil  servants in the province got to know more about  the Association of South East Asian  Nations(ASEAN) and the  country  chairing ASEAN 2017 , and were  enjoined to    participate in  the  golden anniversary celebration   of the 10 member-s... Read more

NYC advocates youth participation for nation-building

BAGUIO CITY, June 20 (PIA) - - The National Youth Commission , guided by the Philippine Youth Development Plan (PDYP)2017 – 2022, is advocating for   youth participation in governance  and be   government’s partner for change. NYC Commissioner for Luzon Percival Cendaña, in an interview... Read more

OWWA – CAR launches 2017 regional search for Model OFW Family

 BAGUIO CITY, June 20 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration - Cordillera is now calling for nominations to the 2017 Regional Search for the Model OFW Family of the Year Award (MOFYA). OWWA’s MOFYA search is an awards program that aims to give recognition to OFW families that de... Read more

Tabuk City all set for 16th Matagoan Festival

CITY OF TABUK Kalinga, June 20 (PIA) – The city is all set for its 10th Founding Anniversary and 16th Matagoan Festival on June 21-24. The four-day festivities will open with an ecumenical thanksgiving service followed by a socio-cultural program at the city gym. Scintillating the annual cel... Read more

Kalinga State University is Sentro ng Wika at Kultura

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 20 (PIA) - - Kalinga State University (KSU)    is a   center for Wika at Kultura in the province. As a designated Sentro ng Wika at Kultura (SWK), by the Komisyon ng Wika at Kultura, the institution helps promote Filipino and other Philippine languages. It serves... Read more