Benguet farmers say frosts has no effect on vegetable price increase

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan 20 (PIA) -- Benguet farmers are calling on the various government agencies and local government units to look into the rampant increase of highland vegetables in the Manila markets which are being blamed on the effect of  frosts. Benguet Farmers Marketing Cooperative Ge... Read more

Cordilleran Amy officer laid to rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

BAGUIO CITY, Jan.20 (PIA) -- The elite army officer from Benguet who was killed in a military operation in Basilan was laid to rest today  at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. Army Capt. Clinton Capio, a native of Amlimay, Buguias, Benguet and a resident of Gibraltar, Baguio City was gi... Read more

OCD-CAR honors 2016 Gawad Kalasag awardees, partners

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA) - - The Office of Civil Defense  recognized  exemplars and valuable partners in disaster risk reduction and management(DRRM) efforts and actions in Cordillera during the 2016 Gawad Kalasag Awards Night held at the CAP Convention and Cultural Center on  January 18. Th... Read more

Signature campaign to make dialysis free in gov’t health facilities launched in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA) - - The Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club(BCBC), in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency-Cordillera, launched  in a kapihan forum last Tuesday, a signature campaign pushing for Congress to pass a law that will make dialysis in government health fac... Read more

RDC – CAR recognizes Kalinga volunteer

BANAUE, Ifugao, Jan. 20 (PIA) - - The Regional Development Council presented    Certificate of Recognition to Engr. Andres B. Ngao-i   for being a national winner in the  2016 Search for  Outstanding Volunteers during  the Council’s meeting here on Wednesday.   Ngao-i, RDC private sect... Read more

Tadian completes 7 community projects worth 5M

 TADIAN, Mountain Province, Jan. 20 - - Seven community projects worth over P5 million have been successfully implemented by the community and the local government unit in partnership with the Kapit-bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) Pro... Read more

4 Abra LGUs use SGLG incentive for infra projects

BANGUED, Abra, Jan. 19 (PIA) - - More infrastructures are set to be built or improved in at least four towns in the province using the   Performance Challenge Fund (PCF). Department of Interior and Local Government Provincial Director Millicent B. Cariño  said the P3 million  incentive as Se... Read more

Ifugao town shares good practices in ALS program implementation

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan.19 (PIA)- - The strong and effective networking among stakeholders and the municipal government’s investment of resources  in  the implementation of Alternative Learning System (ALS) program are among the best practices of the local government of Kiangan. Municipal Social ... Read more

Pag-IBIG Fund urges members to join in expanded raffle promo

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 19(PIA) - - Do you want to win P1 million and other faboluous prizes?  Then increase your Pag-IBIG I savings and join the Pag-IBIG expanded raffle promo and have the chance to win in the grand draw on May 1, 2017.   Lilian Nievera, Marketing and Sales Head of Pag-IBIG Fund Bag... Read more

Tadian LGU sets Municipal Cooperative Day

TADIAN, Mountain Province, Jan. 18 (PIA) - -  Recognizing the major contributions  of cooperatives  in development,  the   local officials here enacted an ordinance declaring every third Friday of October as Cooperative Day. Authored by Councilor Jayne Saong, the “Coop Day Ordinance of Ta... Read more

SSS Abra shares good news to its members

 BANGUED, Abra, Jan. 18 (PIA)  - - The Social Security System (SSS) office here  is gladly informing  its members of the good news of  the  initial  P1, 000 pension hike  that would take effect this  January. President Rodrigo Duterte has  approved  earlier this month an across-the-boa... Read more

Agriculture sector remains the biggest employer in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 18 (PIA) - - Agriculture and forestry  sector  remains  the biggest employer in the Cordillera region with 43.9 percent or around 336,000 of the 765,000 employed individual  based on result of the January 2016 Labor Force Survey recently released by the Philippine Statistics A... Read more

DOH Kalinga to deploy newly hired health workers in February

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Jan. 18 (PIA) - - The Department of Health (DOH) provincial office this province will deploy newly hired health workers first week of February after their orientation and signing of contract. Dr. Bernadette Andaya here said a minimum of six nurses will be deployed per rura... Read more

Bishop calls on the public to continue to fight for what is right

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 18 (PIA) -- Outgoing Bishop Emeritus Carlito Cenzon  of the Diocese of Baguio encouraged  the people of Baguio City and Benguet to continue to fight for what is right and make the community a better place to live in. The bishop, who is retiring at  the age of 77,   has been... Read more

Bendico ordained as Baguio Bishop

Bendico ordained as Baguio Bishop BAGUIO CITY, Jan 12, (PIA) -- The new bishop of the Diocese of Baguio has been ordained.   The Catholic Church held the episcopal ordination and installation of the Most Reverend Bishop Victor Bendico during the Eucharistic celebration at the Lady of Atone... Read more