Ifugao town cited as most competitive municipality in CAR

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 12(PIA) - - 2015 was another fruitful year for this capital town  in terms of good governance as it was cited as the most competitive municipality under the 3rd to 6th class category in the Cordillera Administrative Region.The municipality of Lagawe was ranked number one in the... Read more

Tuba officials seek assistance for completion of CBMS

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 13 (PIA) - - Recognizing the relevance of the data generated utilizing the system in evaluating impact of policies, plans, program and projects carried out at the local level, officials of Tuba municipality  seek technical and financial assistance from the provincial gove... Read more

Abra Provincial Nutrition Council urged to intensify advocacy

BANGUED, Abra, Jan. 11 (PIA) – The Provincial Nutrition Council (PNC) here is urged  to intensify its advocacy and work on   interventions on nutrition in the province.Dr. Virginia Narciso of the Department of Health –Cordillera made the call with the situation  that malnutrition and infant-... Read more

COMELEC-Kalinga reminds police to observe courtesy in gun ban implementation

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 11 (PIA) – With the start of the gun ban   last January 10 for the May 2016 elections, Provincial Election Supervisor Dexter Bary Cawis reminds  police officers inspecting motorists and public utility vehicles to observe high courtesy and be guided by the “plain view... Read more

BFAR promotes sanitary fish vending

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 10- -The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Cordillera Region(BFAR-CAR) through its Fisheries Postharvest and Marketing Division is promoting the use of clean and suitable equipment for fish vending, ensure sanitary conditions of vending sites, and make quality fish p... Read more

Comelec launches “Voter Care Center” in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 9 (PIA) - - The Commission on Election   launched ‘Voter Care Center’ here on Thursday  in line with its goal to enhance the level of awareness and knowledge of citizens on their rights and to provide quick response to election matters and  Comelec services. A pilot projec... Read more

Abrenian kid makes name in US boxing area

SAN JUAN, Abra, Jan .8 (PIA) -- Eleven year old  Chris Jaykob “Blade” B. Ortega was recently   declared as  Junior Olympic Champion and the world’s 7th placer in the 60-pounder division  in boxing in California, USA. Ortega hails from this town  but his family migrated to Sacramento, Ca... Read more

CAR to get P62 M El Nino mitigation fund

BAGUIO CITY, Jan.9 (PIA) - - With the forecast of what the El Niño  can bring  to farmers and livestock growers, the Department of Agriculture assures that mitigation plan and funds are set in the regions.DA Cordillera Regional Director Dr. Lorenzo Caranguian, in an interview over DZEQ Radyo ng B... Read more

DSWD assures support to families of SAF heroes

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 8(PIA) -- Almost a month  into the first anniversary of the  Mamasapano encounter in Maguindanao,  the bereaved families of the Special Action Force (SAF) heroes from the Cordillera received livelihood assistance from the government. Department of Social Welfare and Development... Read more

TB detection machine now operational at Benguet IPHO

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Jan. 8(PIA) - - The province is a recipient of the Gene Xpert machine   for the rapid detection and identification of drug resistant tuberculosis (TB). Lodged at the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) here, the equipment is part of the National Tuberculosis Program (... Read more

DOH-CAR reports decrease in firecracker-related injuries

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 8 (PIA) - - The Department of Health Cordillera Regional office reported  lower  number of firecracker – related injuries  in the region during the last  Christmas and New Year  revelries with 61 cases  compared to the 52 in 2015.DOH Cordillera OIC Regional Director Amelita... Read more

PNoy highlights accomplishments in New Year’s message

BAGUIO CITY, Jan.8(PIA) -- President Benigno Aquino III highlights accomplishment of his office in his last New Year’s message as Chief Executive.Aquino stressed the development of the country and the progress of the lives Filipino people in the different projects and programs under his administra... Read more

Ifugao school board approves P15M SEF budget

LAMUT, Ifugao, Jan.8(PIA) - -  The  Provincial School Board (PSB) led by Governor Denis Habawel unanimously approved the Special Education Fund annual budget for 2016 amounting to P15,392,495.00.The approved amount will cover the Department of Education (DepEd) programs and activities, infrastruct... Read more

NIA-Kalinga assures no irrigation cut-off this year

 TABUK CITY, Kalinga, Jan. 8 (PIA) - - The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) provincial office has assured no irrigation cut-off  this year in order for rice farmers in the province to resume with their normal two-cropping calendars. NIA-Kalinga head Benito Espique announced there will be ... Read more

Ifugao PLGU shares gifts, informs villagers in outreach program

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 8(PIA) - - It was not only a moment for gift-giving and entertainment for the poor but also an opportunity of empowering them to participate in the decision-making process of the government.This was how the Community Outreach Program for the provincial local government unit (PLG... Read more