IEC on ASEAN conducted in Ifugao town

AGUINALDO, Ifugao, June 19(PIA)- - Teachers, school officials and students of the different public schools of this town were oriented about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Chairmanship of the Philippines for ASEAN 2017 during a 4-day stint around the communities here. P... Read more

Independence Day celebration brings Abra to its past    

BANGUED, Abra, June 19 (PIA) –   The few surviving  World War II veterans of Abra  and the sons of daughters of   veterans  clothed in their white and blue uniform   as they  gave  salute to the Philippine flag being raised   while the   Lupang Hinirang  was sung during the  119th... Read more

Tabuk City PESO vies for national award

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 19 (PIA) - -Public Employment Service Officer (PESO)  of this city, Loyda Saboy , is Cordillera region’s  bet to the 2017 National Search for Best Migrant Desk Officer after winning in the regional level. Francis Dale Biag of PESO-Tabuk informed the Overseas Worke... Read more

Baguio hotel group strengthens awareness on global terrorism and radical groups

BAGUIO CITY, June 19 (PIA) - - The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB) hosted a seminar on global terrorism and radical groups at the Baguio Country Club(BCC) last  June 16  to promote awareness and prepare hotel and restaurant stakeholders against threats.. The seminar with the t... Read more

Gender-Mainstreamed SOP and Guidelines ready for presentation to Cordi RDRRMC

BAGUIO CITY, June 19 (PIA) -- The final draft of the Gender-Mainstreamed Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Guidelines for the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – Emergency Operations Center (CRDRRMC-EOC) is now ready for presentation to the CRDRRM Council  ... Read more

  DPWH addresses transport problem of towns across Baay River

BANGUED, Abra, June 19 (PIA) - - The Department  of   Public Works and Highways  is moving to address transport problem of   communities in towns across Baay River   following the collapse of the  Baay Bridge  due to the typhoons that hit  the province last year. Engr. Edwin Bringas, he... Read more

Nutritionist-dietitians conduct pre-Nutrition Month seminar

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet,   June19 (PIA) --  The Nutritionist-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines – Baguio Benguet Chapter (NDAP-BBC) conducted  a  nutrition seminar  last June 8 at the Benguet State University Gym here  to provide  updates in food, nutrition and dietetics. A pre a... Read more

Have kidneys checked regularly and go easy on salty foods, doctors advise

BAGUIO CITY, June 19 (PIA) - -   Have your kidneys checked regularly and go easy on salty and fatty foods. Health authorities reiterate this advice to the public in the wake of increasing kidney patients in the region.    Department of Health-Cordillera Assistant Regional   Amelita M. Pangi... Read more

DA official cites ‘Gotad’ of Ifugao as cultural heritage

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 16 (PIA) - -The ‘Gotad’ is a cultural heritage that defines the soul and character of the Ifugaos. Thus described Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary Evelyn Laviña  of the Ifugao festival in her  message   read by DA-Cordillera Technical Adviser Cameron Ods... Read more

Re-organized local blood council to enhance donation campaign

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 16 (PIA) - - The re-organized provincial local blood council with a broader composition is expected to improve and innovate ways in the campaign on voluntary blood donation for adequate supply of blood of  the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) – Benguet Chapter. The provinc... Read more

Parents’ cooperation sought in promoting healthy eating among students

BAGUIO CITY, June  (PIA) - -  In a bid to promote healthy eating among students and teachers, the   Department of Education  has  banned the selling of softdrinks and junk foods in public schools. However, the cooperation of parents is  needed in this campaign. “We appeal to all parents ... Read more

TESDA opens farm schools in Benguet.

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, June 16 (PIA) - - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) opened its scholarship program to farming communities with the Organic Farming NC II now being offered at three Department of Agriculture- accredited farms in the province. TESDA – Cordillera... Read more

PAC asks LGUs to augment funds for peace and order programs

BONTOC, Mountain Province, June 16(PIA) - - A Police advisory council  here is requesting local government units to allot an amount for use of the Mt. Province Provincial Public Safety Company (MPPSC) of the Philippine National Police in its internal security operations (ISO) and other related peac... Read more

Baguio commemorates ASEAN Dengue Day

BAGUIO CITY, June 16 (PIA) -- The city government of Baguio, in partnership with the Department of Health-Cordillera and the different barangays, participated in the annual ASEAN Dengue Day on June 15 with the conduct of simultaneous advocacy and awareness-raising activities at  Santo Nino barangay... Read more

DOST assists specially-abled persons in Tublay on advanced sewing and embroidery

 TUBLAY, Benguet, June 16 -- Members of the Association of Persons with Disabilities of Tublay (APWDT) are now accepting sewing and embroidery job orders. These were trained and provided equipment through the Community Based Project of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) -Cordillera ... Read more