Prov'l gov't, Church urge NPA to stop extortion

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, April 18 (PIA) - - The provincial government and the Archdiocese here released recently a joint statement urging the New People's Army (NPA) to stop the extortion activities as well as to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to stop corrupt practices. ... Read more

Quirino province to stage 3rd Motorismo Festival

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, April 18 (PIA) - - It’s all systems go for the 3rd Motorismo Festival where thousands of riders and spectators are expected to flock at the Provincial Capitol Tourism Sports complex and Festival Plaza to witness the different motor bike events on April 28 to May 1, 2017. ... Read more

Quirino PLGU holds landscaping seminar

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, April 18 (PIA)— The provincial government here, through the Provincial Tourism Office and in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, conducted a 15-day training on landscaping for representatives from the national, provincial, municipal as ... Read more

Vizcaya hospital to serve as training center for nursing, pharmacy studes

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 15 (PIA) – The Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital (NVPH) here will serve as a training and learning center for nursing and pharmacy students from various colleges and universities starting this year.   This development was a result of agreements between the pr... Read more

Vizcaya mulls summit to address women’s issues, concerns

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 15 (PIA) – The provincial government here will be conducting a Women’s Summit in the middle of this year to address various issues and concerns confronting Novo Vizcayanos women in the province.   “We will conduct a Women’s Summit in a few months from ... Read more

Vizcaya releases P1.3M aid for Lawin, Karen victims

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , April 15 (PIA)– The provincial government here has approved more than P1.3 million for housing assistance to victims of typhoons ‘Lawin and ‘Karen’ in the province.   Governor Carlos Padilla said the amount will be given to 357 typhoon victims whose houses ... Read more

PIA honors Cagayan Valley women

TUGUEGARAO CITY, April 14 (PIA) – Ten women who excelled in various fields of profession and vocation were recently honored by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) as part of its yearly 'Iddu' (an Ybanag term for Loved One).   Purita Licas, PIA regional director, said the event ... Read more

Vizcaya town oks law vs. noisy mufflers

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 14 (PIA) – The local government unit here has approved an ordinance prohibiting the use of noisy and modified mufflers among its villagers.   Mayor Ralph Lantion said Ordinance No. 2017-series of 002 imposes strict penalties for violators within their munici... Read more

DTI trains Quirino ARBs on marketing

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, April 13 (PIA)—At least 20 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) who are members of Villa Pascua MPC in Diffun underwent a one-day seminar on the Basics of Marketing conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry-Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program, through its SME Rovi... Read more

Vizcaya schools to get free books

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 13 (PIA) – At least 57 elementary and secondary schools in the province are expected to receive additional books to boost learning among schoolers.   Samuel Soliven, schools division superintendent of the Department of Education, said the 34,0213 books were ... Read more

86IB holds series of security awareness fora

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, April 13 (PIA)—The 86 Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army based in Jones, Isabela and in Nagtipunan, Quirino has embarked on a series of security awareness fora in Maddela and Jones secondary schools.   Lt Col Jose Vladimir R. Cagara, commanding officer, said ... Read more

Vizcaya women’s org earn from livelihood projects

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , April 13 (PIA)– Members of the Kalipunan ng Liping Pilipina (KALIPI) are now involved in various livelihood projects here to earn income for their family needs. Imelda Pescasio, KALIPI provincial president said most of their municipal chapters in the 15 towns of the ... Read more

MDRRMO joins Oplan SUMVAC

ECHAGUE, Isabela, April 13 (PIA) – The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) here will be joining the police, fire and other communications group from the town in the Operation Plan Summer Vacation (OPLAN SUMVAC).   Christopher Palma, MDRRMO of Echague, said he a... Read more

'Bugkalots' praise schools

DUPAX DEL NORTE, Nueva Vizcaya, April 13 (PIA) – Members of the Bugaklot ribe here recently praised the establishment of public high schools in their villages.   The Bugkalot National High School (BNHS) which is one of the 40 national high schools created by Congress brought education close... Read more

Vizcaya adopts public safety plan

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 13 (PIA)- The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) is set to approve the province’s Peace and Order and Public Safety (POPS) Plan to guide multi-sectoral actions on the implementation of programs, projects and activities towards the reduction and prevention cr... Read more