2017 Outstanding students in CAR recognized

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 4(PIA) -- The ten Outstanding Students in the Cordillera Administrative Region (OSCAR) were feted in the regional recognition ceremony last July 31 at the Hotel Supreme here. This year’s OSCARs are Rou Jay Balagot, Brett Dales Maslang and Avjine Magwiling from the University o... Read more

Students showoff in Cordillera Got Talent Season 2

BAGUO CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) -- The second season of the Cordillera Got Talent showcased  the different abilities of the Cordillera  students in  presenting  unity towards achieving autonomy and development  in the region last  July 29 as  part of the 30th Cordillera Month celebration. Jocelyn... Read more

DOT briefs Cordillera stakeholders on ASEAN tourism standards and awards

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) - - The  Department of Tourism(DOT)  conducted an orientation seminar on Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN) tourism standards and awards for Cordillera local government units and industry stakeholders at the Baguio Country Club here in   efforts to boost the ... Read more

2 SLU graduates among Social Worker board topnotchers

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) -- Two graduates of Saint Louis University are among the Top 10 of the July 2017 Social Worker licensure examination. Tracee Joy Sab-it Guinyawan is placed fourth with a rating of 84.50% while Amy Angeli Bongaoil Cabansi is in ninth place with 84.00% rating. SLU had a... Read more

2017 Regional Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya hails from Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) - - The family of Nesar and Ligaya Dela Cruz from this city won the 2017 Regional Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino finals held last July 31 here. The Dela Cruz family of barangay Irisan bested other    Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) finalist... Read more

I-REAP expands agri enterprises and opportunities in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 4- - Some 54 farmer groups in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) with over 8,000 beneficiaries are expected to directly benefit from the Investments in Rural Enterprises and Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity (I-REAP Enterprise Development) Component of the Department o... Read more

Kiangan MCPC develops comprehensive intervention program for juveniles

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Aug. 3 (PIA)- - Members of the Municipal Council for the Protection of Children (MCPC) of this town have started  to develop a Comprehensive Local Juvenile Intervention Program (CLJIP)  towards  achieving   their goal of  reducing crimes committed by children and those committ... Read more

DOH Kalinga distributes medical equipment to BHS

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 3 (PIA) - - Medical equipment acquired by the Provincial Department of Health Office (PDOHO) are now being turned over to rural health units and municipal health offices for distribution to barangay health stations. Personnel of PDOHO reported that the various medical... Read more

Philhealth implements Point of Service for financially-incapable patients

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 3 (PIA) - - Financially incapable patients  who are not yet members of Philhealth  will benefit from the government’s national health insurance program, this  time  thru  the Point of Service (POS) program. Jean Baawa of Philhealth field office here said the De... Read more

Telco bolsters public wifi projects in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 3 (PIA) - - The government’s effort to provide free internet access to the public gets  a boost  from with Smart Telecoms  which  is also intensifying its free wifi projects in the city. Smart Community Relationship Supervisor for North Luzon Niña Escano disclosed that pu... Read more

Requiring cash bond from employees prohibited, DOLE explains

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Aug. 2 (PIA)- -A Labor Inspector from the Regional Office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) warned employers of this province that it is prohibited for them to require cash bond or cash deposit from their employees to answer for loss or damage of materials or equipment... Read more

Baguio Country Club team vies for International Chef Wars plum

  BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - A culinary team from the Baguio Country Club emerged as national  “Chef Wars” champion and will represent the country in the international food showdown set in Singapore. The team of  Phobe Pocais, Crispian Dave Pettoco and Jayson Cachero who represented ... Read more

Manila hosts 50th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting

MANILA, Aug.2(PIA) - - The 50th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Ministerial Meeting  will be conducted  from August 2 to August 8  at the  historic Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Manila. Foreign ministers and senior officials from 27 countries are expected t... Read more

CAR submits P5B-worth of infra subprojects for DA-PRDP funding

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 - - The  Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)  has submitted almost  P5 billion worth of subproject for funding under the Department of Agriculture's Philippine Rural Development Project (DA- PRDP). In effect, CAR   maintains its status as the leading region in Nort... Read more

PRDP awards micro enterprise subprojects in Bontoc

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Aug. 2- - Members of the Lumawig Lanao Farmers Organization are elated  for  receiving  rain shelters and farm inputs for leafy vegetable production during the awarding of the micro enterprise subproject (formerly Small Livelihood Project) at the Eyeb Open Gym here   ... Read more