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

BIR calls on taxpayers to voluntarily pay the right taxes

  BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) - - The government under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte  is pushing for a meaningful change to the country and all the Filipino people and all tax payers play an important role for such change to happen. Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesa... Read more

SLU is No. 2 performing school in Pharmacist board exam

BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) -- Saint Louis University proved anew it is a school of excellence ranking  second top performing school in the recent Pharmacist licensure examination. The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that was SLU had a 99.04 rating or 207 out of the 209 examine... Read more

(Feature) Meet the Pink Panther of BFP- Cordillera

 BAGUIO CITY, Mar. 17 (PIA) - - Women can be of equal footing with men if they put their heart and mind into as  proven by Senior Superintendent Maria Sofia Mendoza, the first woman Regional Director of Bureau of Fire Protection in the  Cordillera region. Mendoza, a native of Barotac, Nuevo Il... Read more

DTI-Abra holds regional Bamboo Congress

BANGUED, Abra, Mar. 17 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently led a Regional Bamboo Congress at the Provincial Capitol here to advance development of the bamboo industry in the province. This was aimed to push bamboo as the major player in terms of economic development spec... Read more

Be the light of your homes and discipline your children, mayor tells women

  KIANGAN, Ifugao, Mar. 17 (PIA) - - Be the light of your homes and start the discipline of children at home. This was the message of Mayor Joselito Guyguyon during the opening program of the celebration of Women’s Day here with the theme “Bugan. Behold for Change” last March 10 which was ... Read more

March 20 is holiday in La Trinidad, Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar.16 (PIA) -- Malacanang has declared March 20, Monday, as a holiday in this capital in celebration of its Strawberry Festival. “It is but fitting and proper that the people of La Trinidad, Benguet be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion wi... Read more

PRDP grants P14.8M assistance to Kalinga coffee industry

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar.16 (PIA) - - Five cooperatives here  are set to  receive a total of P14.8 million assistance  through the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP)for their coffee processing and marketing enterprise particularly on green coffee bean trading. Juliana Aclam, assist... Read more