Apayao launches anti-drug campaign

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 22(PIA) -- The province of Apayao formally launched a province-wide anti-drug campaign to address the alarming increase of drug-related cases in the province.The launching was held in Kabugao last February 9, during the joint Provincial Peace and Order Council and Provincial Develo... Read more

PH NatCom sets public meeting on Sustainable Tourism at the World Heritage Site for Ifugao

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Feb. 22 (PIA)- - The Philippine National Commission (PH NatCom) for UNESCO will conduct a Public Meeting on Sustainable Tourism at the World Heritage Site of the “Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordillera” for Ifugao  on February 24, 2016 at the Highlander Hotel and Resort in ... Read more

Korean community donates binoculars to PRO-Cor

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb. 22(PIA) -- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera got a boost from the United Korean Community Association(UKCA) based in Baguio City with the donation of 24 units of binoculars.During the Monday flag raising ceremony last week at the Camp Bado Dangwa police  headquart... Read more

1,055 Baguio, Benguet residents benefit from free dental mission

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb. 22(PIA) -- - About 1,055 residents from three barangays of Baguio City and Benguet were given brand new smile with a free dental check-up and other dental services as they celebrate Hearts Month last week.More than 1,000 residents of Baguio City and Benguet benefited from ... Read more

Baguio  candidates support SAFE elections

BAGUIO CITY, Feb 22 (PIA) -- Local candidates running for various positions in the city of Baguio joined the Walk for Peace and signed a Peace Covenant to adopt a Secure and Fair Elections (SAFE) in the city  on Tuesday,February 16.The Walk for Peace was spearheaded by the Baguio City Police Office... Read more

50 hired on the spot in Kalinga Day’s jobs fair

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Feb. 22 (PIA) - - Fifty applicants were hired on the spot during a 2-day jobs fair on February 15-16 here as part of the week-long Kalinga Day celebration.Dr. Alexander Gumabol, provincial head of the Department of Labor and Employment, said of the 250 qualified applicants, 29 w... Read more

OCD-CAR trains facilitators on contingency planning 

BANGUED, Abra, Feb. (PIA) - - With the Cordillera Region  prone to various natural calamities as well as potential human-induced hazards, the Office of Civil Defense(OCD) is  continually  conducting capability-building activities to  empower  local disaster risk reduction management councils a... Read more

MGen Donato is new PMA supt

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 19(PIA) – Major  General  Donato B. San Juan II officially took over as the Superintendent of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) last February 13, Saturday, after the testimonial parade and review for his immediate predecessor, Lt. Gen. Oscar P. Lopez, AFP, at Fort General G... Read more

DFA explains gov't position over West Philippine Sea  territoirial dispute 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 19(PIA) - - “What is ours is ours”. This is the stand of President Benigno Aquino III on the West Philippine Sea territorial dispute as reiterated by Department of Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Charles Jose.Jose was in Baguio City and Benguet on  Feb. 17 to 18 for the Ba... Read more

Bangued's  Dapil Festival kicks off

BANGUED, Abra,Feb. 19(PIA) – - Bangued Dapil Festival officially kicked off   on Monday with  thrilling activities like parade of colors, inauguration of the town plaza, trade fair and food bazaar and variety show.‘Dapil’ as the official festival of this town is coined from the word ‘pan... Read more

OPVet calls on dogs owners to vaccinate pets against rabies

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Feb. 19(PIA) --  The Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) urged all dog owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies to totally eradicate the dreaded disease in the province.Dr.Doris Cobaldez of the OPVet said their office is again encouraging all pet owne... Read more

Baguio City to host 2016 Cordi Month celebration

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 19 (PIA) - -  This year’s Cordillera Month celebration in July  will be hosted by the local government unit of Baguio with the Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) of the Regional Development Council as the coordinating body.During the 1st Quarter meeting of the RSDC he... Read more

Cold weather adds excitement to Panagbenga

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 19(PIA) - - Aside from the fun and exciting events and activities of the month-long Baguio Flower Festival,visitors from the lowlands  may experience  the city’s cold weather as the  Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)  forecas... Read more

PRO-Cor arrests 11 persons in a day

.LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb. 19(PIA) -- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera arrested eleven persons in one day including the Top 5 Most Wanted Person in Baguio City with the continued implementation of the Lambat Sibat.PRO-Cor Acting Regional Director PCSUPT Ulysses Abellera reported that on Fe... Read more

NFA-Kalinga urges bigasan outlets to renew permits

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Feb. 19 (PIA) – The National Food Authority (NFA) provincial operation center here  urged bigasan operators to renew their permits in order to continuously to provide accessible and cheap rice.Assistant  Provincial Manager Ric Baliang informed their office is open to renewal... Read more