Family of deceased OFW receives assistance from OWWA

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 22(PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) – Cordillera awarded cash assistance and social benefits to the family of Sernadilla Guico who worked as a driver in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Guico, a native of Lamut, Ifugao, worked in KSA for six years but wa... Read more

134 hectares to planted with bamboo in Kalinga

  CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 22 (PIA) - - About 134 hectares of land in erosion-prone areas of the province are targeted to be planted with bamboo this year under the Sustainable Integrated Area Development (SIAD). Dennis Dali dig of the provincial Department of Environment and Natural Reso... Read more

Public urged to participate in barangays assemblies on March 25

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 22 (PIA) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government is urging the public to attend and participate in the Barangay Assembly   Day on March 25 in their respective barangays.  The conduct of Barangay Assembly Day is mandatory as required in Section 397 of the Local Gove... Read more

CAR ups tax collection in 2016; Baguio City contributes 57%

 BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 21 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Internal Revenue - Cordillera or BIR Revenue Region Number 2, reported around P5.275 billion in tax collection in 2016, a 17.34 percent increase compared to the 2015 tax collection. BIR Regional Director Conrado Lee reported this during the Cordiller... Read more

Child abuse victims in Ifugao town undergo healing session

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Mar. 21 (PIA)- - A team from the Saint Louis University Sunflower Children’s  Center based  in Baguio City recently conducted a healing session to victims of child abuse in this municipality The healing session was aimed to help the child victims overcome the trauma they expe... Read more

DA plans to set-up solar-powered irrigation system in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 21 - - The Department of Agriculture (DA) plans to use solar powered irrigation system in the Cordillera Administrative Region.   The solar power system is being planned for areas that do not have irrigation system. It has a capacity to pump from 400 to 1,000 gallons of water a... Read more

TIEZA holds Investment Forum Road Show for Northern Luzon

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 20 (PIA) - - The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) recently  held a  tourism investment forum  for  investors , local government units and concerned government entities from Regions 1, 2 and the Cordilleras  towards bolstering the tourism industry. ... Read more

6 rebels surrender in Abra

  BANGUED, Abra. Mar. 20  (PIA) -- Six former rebels (FRs) were presented last week  to Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos at the Provincial Capitol by the 24th Infantry Battalion. Three of them are from Sallapadan, one from Tubo, one from Licuan-Baay and one from Lacub. Each received P65,... Read more

Security forces, PLGU and elders discuss peace and security crisis in Abra town

BANGUED, Abra (PIA) -- The Philippine National Police, Philippine Army and provincial government  officials here met with the elders and community members of Malibcong  municipality  to plan out interventions to sustain peace and security of the place. The  police station of the municipality... Read more

Kalinga gets P4.5M ‘Lawin’ donation

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar.20(PIA) – The province had received a total  of P4.511million cash donations intended as aid to families affected by super typhoon ‘Lawin’ last year. Provincial Social Welfare and  Development Officer Digna Dalutag reported bulk of the money is distributed as s... Read more

53 bags of blood collected in PNP-led blood donation

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Mar. 20 (PIA) - - Fifty three bags of blood were extracted from police officers and students who volunteered to bleed to save lives. Police Senior Inspector Pedro Tactay informed that the 26,500 cc were donated by IPPO personnel and Criminology interns from the Ifugao State Univer... Read more

Another mini-hydro power plant to rise in Ifugao town

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Mar. 20(PIA) - - This municipality is blazing a trail on   renewable energy development in the province   with another mini-hydro power electric power to be constructed in town soon. Officials and technical personnel of the ALTERNERGY Company, a renewable energy firm, recentl... Read more

Tabuk City Vet Ofice conducts massive pet vaccination

  CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 20(PIA) - - The City Veterinary Office (CVO) here is conducting free massive anti-rabies vaccination of dog pets in observance of Rabies Awareness Month. The activity had kicked-off last March 10  with  teams from the CVO vaccinating  more than 200 dog pets i... Read more

Government job fair brings employment opportunities

  LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 20 (PIA) - - Government job fairs bring employment opportunities closer to the people, and for some qualified and lucky applicants, they are hired on-the-spot. In the Strawberry Festival job fair here conducted recently in partnership with the Department of Labor ... Read more

Duterte Administration supports responsible mining

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte called on the mining industry to be responsible miners and follow laws and regulations for them to be allowed to mine in the country. Duterte, who led the inauguration of the People’s Television Network or PTV Cordillera Hub in Baguio ... Read more