Upper Kalinga DPWH builds more flood controls

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 16 (PIA) - - The newly created Upper Kalinga District Engineering Office  is  determined to  improve more roads  and build  more flood controls and water systems in  the uplands of this province.  With approved budget of P1.3 billion for the fiscal year 2017, A... Read more

NIA Kalinga completes 81 irrigation projects

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 16 (PIA) - - The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) reported that as of August 10 this year, 81 projects funded from various sources during the first semester of 2017. Engr. Raymund Apil, manager of the Kalinga Irrigation Management Office said 21 were completed... Read more

4.5 MW power plant to rise in Ifugao town

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug. 15 (PIA) - - A 4.5-megawatt hydro power plant will be constructed at sitio Bayucan, barangay Tunggod in this municipality. Hydrocore Corporation (HC)  and Ifugao officials including the punong barangays of the five host barangays attended the  recent groundbreaking ceremo... Read more

PCOO opens direct communication link between Malacañang and the people

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) - - Presidential Communications Operations Office headed by Secretary Martin Andanar is   promoting grassroots communication   that includes  opening   direct communication link between Malacañang and the people.  Andanar  met with   information officers and... Read more

DTI-Kalinga opens 4th Negosyo Center in Balbalan town

BALBALAN, Kalinga, Aug.15 (PIA) – TheDepartment of  Trade and Industry provincial office opened the fourth Negosyo Center in the province in this town. DTI-Cordillera Director Myrna P. Pablo, who led the opening, said the center is established for small entrepreneurs interested to open their e... Read more

Baguio lawmaker files bill increasing discount of seniors on utility fees

 BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) -- The lone district representative of Baguio has filed a bill in Congress increasing the discount of senior citizens on utilities from five to ten percent. Congressman Mark Go authored and filed House Bill 5960 granting senior citizens a 10% discount on their monthly... Read more

RH law advocates call for action with a concert

  LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 15(PIA) -- Advocates of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law from Baguio City and Benguet gathered in a concert to call for the full implementation of the law. Stakeholders from the various sectors including students and the youth were urg... Read more

La Trinidad launches ‘Green Market’ program

  LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 15 (PIA) - -  The local government here launched last week the  ‘Green Market’ program which helps reduce waste coming from the public market and other business establishments. The ‘Green Market’ program is anchored on the ordinance regulating the use of p... Read more

More stakeholders pledge support to Palaro hosting of Baguio, Benguet

  BAGUIO CITY, August 11, (PIA) -- More stakeholders from Baguio City and Benguet pitched in their support for the Palarong Pambansa 2018 hosting bid recently.   Local government units, regional line agencies, civil society organizations and other socio-economic-political groups including... Read more

LGU – Banaue joins ASEAN celebration

  BANAUE, Ifugao, Aug. 14 (PIA) - - Employees and officials of the local government unit (LGU) here joined in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) simultaneous lantern lighting in celebration of the  50th anniversary  of the 10-member state regional organization last August 8. ... Read more

Kalinga gets P73M for 21 projects under ADM

  CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 10 (PIA) - - The province of Kalinga continues  to  build on its small infrastructures to  increase people’s  access to basic facilities    with  21 projects funded under the Department of the Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) Assistance to Disadvanta... Read more

First sanitary landfill in Ifugao opens

  ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, Aug. 10 (PIA) - -  The local government unit of this  corn-producing municipality  will  no longer  worry  where to dump garbage collected from  households  here with the opening of its  Solid Waste Disposal Facility Category 1 or the Engineered Sanitary Landfill, ... Read more

Inclusion of Cordillera culture and values in promoting ASEAN pushed

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 9 (PIA) - - As   people of this country,  the Cordillerans  have the obligation to promote  their role in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN) and  they can do this  by  allowing their  children learn and appreciated  who  they are as Cordillerans and  by ... Read more

Kalinga mayor orders contractor to fast track Pamana project

TINGLAYAN, Kalinga, Aug. 9(PIA) - - Mayor Sacrament Gumilab demanded Zabu Engineering, a local contractor to fast track completion of the Bugnay-Butbut road concreting project here. Gumilab’s demand stemmed from the failure of the contractor to complete  project within the  target completion ... Read more

54th IB turns-over rehabilitated school buildings, supplies

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Aug. 9 (PIA) - - Building peace through education is one of the many strategies employed by the 54th Infantry (MAGILAS) Battalion stationed here for the promotion of peace and stability in the region. The 54th IB  recently turned-over two rehabilitated school buildings includin... Read more