La Trinidad showcases giant strawberry cake

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 24 (PIA) -- Thousands of tourists and residents of this capital town had a taste of the famous giant strawberry shortcake which was the center piece of the 36th Strawberry Festival over the weekend. This year’s cake was about 2.5 tons or 2500 kilograms and 1.5 meters ... Read more

Dialysis patients group invites public to join in caravan for a cause

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Mar. 24(PIA)  - - The Kataguan Dialysis Patients Organization, Inc. is again inviting interested individuals to participate in the Kataguan Caravan to raise funds for the dialysis patients of the province. The Kataguan Caravan for a Cause, a fund-raising activity sched... Read more

CARE revisits youth rehab center

SABLAN, Benguet, Mar .24 (PIA) -- Regional directors and other heads of various regional line agencies in the Cordillera Region again took time to reach out to children in conflict with the law (CICL) at the Regional Rehabilitation Center for the Youth in sitio Payda, barangay Bayabas here. The C... Read more

5 Abra cops awarded Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting

  LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 24 (PIA) -- The Police Regional Office-Cordillera awarded the to recognize the gallantry of five police officers who were wounded in an ambush by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) members in Malibcong, Abra last week. PRO-Cor Regional Director Chief Superintende... Read more

Cordillera solons file autonomy bill in Congress

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 24(PIA) -- Cordillera lawmakers have united in filing House Bill 5343 or an Act Creating the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC). Representatives Teddy Brawner Baguilat Jr. of Ifugao, Joseph Sto. Niño B. Bernos of Abra, Eleanor C. Bulut-Begtang of Apayao, Ronald M. Cosala... Read more

PEZA assures better investment climate for the Philippines

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 24 (PIA) - - The country’s fast growing economy and the brand of governance of the present administration makes the Philippines the best place to invest  in Asia. This was the assurance of Philippine Export Zone Authority Director General Charito Plaza in presenting the oppor... Read more

NFA-Kalinga accredits 66 bigasan outlets

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Mar. 24 (PIA) - - The National Food Authority (NFA) provincial office accredited 66 bigasan retailers to provide access to cheap quality rice to low-income families in the province.   NFA-Kalinga Assistant Provincial Manager Ric Baliang explained that application is still op... Read more

La Trinidad coops to do community projects

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 24(PIA) - - What is  a better way for cooperatives  to make their presence felt  than to directly undertake projects for the community as part of their social obligation? Cooperative Development Officer Orlando Pacya said cooperatives in this town saw the need to poo... Read more

Cordillera arts, culture highlight UB Founders' Day

BAGUIO CITY, Mar.24 (PIA) -- A celebration of the rich culture and arts of the Cordilleras highlighted this year’s University of Baguio Founders' Day. UB together with the UB Alumni Foundation Inc. (UBAFI) and the National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA) celebrated the Founde’s'... Read more

BCC employees contribute for Surigao earthquake victims

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 24 (PIA) -- Members of the  Baguio Country Club Employees Multi-purpose Cooperative pooled their resources  and donated cash amounting to P10, 000 and assorted goodies to the earthquake victims of Surigao. BCC Human Resource Manager Jasmin Prado, who turned  over the goodies ... Read more

CRDRRMC prepares for 1st Quarter Nat’l Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on Mar. 31

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 23 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council( CRDRRMC) is  closely coordinating with  local DRRM councils for the conduct of the first quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill(NSED)   set this March 31. The quarterly conduct of NS... Read more

P52M-worth agri projects set for implementation in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 23 (PIA) - - Seven agriculture projects with total cost of P52 million consisting of five diversion dams  and two small water impounding projects (SWIP) are set for implementation this year. These  projects are the construction of Waterfalls SWIP in Alsem, Rizal wor... Read more

NNC CAR holds orientation in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, Mar. 23 (PIA) -- Regional team from National Nutrition Council   oriented members of the Provincial Nutrition Council n the tool and guidelines in the upcoming Monitoring and Evaluation on Local Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) in the municipal level down to barangays. Ms. Nanc... Read more

Three mild quakes shake Baguio today

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 22(PIA) -- The city of Baguio felt three earthquakes today as public schools conducted simultaneous earthquake drill. The PHIVOLCS recorded the first quake with a magnitude 3.0 at around 11:34 AM. The quake had a depth of focus of 15 kilometers while the second quake was felt at... Read more

Nutrition–friendly schools in Ifugao bared

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar. 22 (PIA) - - The Awayan Elementary School (AES) in Aguinaldo municipality   was declared the top winner in the   Search for Nutrition–friendly School for School Year 2016-2017.  Hapao Elementary School in Hungduan and Balangbang  ES in Mayoyao  placed second and thir... Read more