RCDA gives assistive devices to PWDs

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 20 (PIA) – The Regional Council on Disability Affairs (RCDA) in the Cagayan Valley region recently awarded some persons with disabilities (PWDs) with assistive devices.   Amalia Decena, RCDA regional coordinator, said the assistive devices were donated by some... Read more

NNC expands media links

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan 20 (PIA) - - The National Nutrition Council (NNC) here has expanded the membership of the ‘Balay Ni Ifan’ media task force as its linkage for a wider information and advocacy thrust.   The ‘Balay Ni Ifan’, which was organized in 2009 and composed of loc... Read more

DILG to give NVizcaya P242-M road projects

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 20 (PIA)– The provincial government here is set to receive P242 million from the national government as assistance for the development and improvement of provincial roads.   Governor Carlos Padilla said the fund, a Conditional Matching Grant (CMG) is given to ... Read more

Ilocano news: PNP, naikkan agingga April 15 a mangparmek ti illegal drugs

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, January 20 (PIA) – Naikkan ti Philippine National Police (PNP) agingga April 15 tapno mapasardeng ti illegal drugs ti tanap ti Cagayan.   Daytoy ti inyatnag a pammilin ni Chief Supt. Eliseo Rasco, PNP regional director ti rehiyon dos kadagiti pulis iti inna panagb... Read more

Ilagan City to host SEA, national athletic meets

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 20 (PIA) – The city government here is set to host the Southeast Asian Athletics championship on March 27-29, 2017 and the Philippine Open Invitational Athletic championship on March 30 – April 1, 2017.   Earlier, Philip Juico, president of the Philippine... Read more

Tagalog news: PNP: Kampanya laban sa illegal drugs hanggang April 15 na lamang

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, January 20 (PIA) - Nagbigay ng ultimatum si Police Chief Supt. Eliseo Rasco, Philippine National Police (PNP) regional director hanggang April 15, 2017 upang wakasan ang ilegal na droga sa mga drug-affected barangays sa rehiyon dos.   Si Rasco ay bumisita kamakailan ... Read more

BFP wants fire extinguishers in PUVs

SAN MATEO, Isabela, Jan. 20 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here is planning to submit a proposal to the local government requiring every public utility vehicle (PUV) to have fire extinguishers to be used in times of emergencies.   Senior Fire Officer III Emiliano Garcia, BFP... Read more

OWWA releases P36.9M for Lawin-affected OFW families

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 20 (PIA) - - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) here has released the additional P36.9 million funds for atleast 15,000 Overseas Filipino Workers'  families affected by ‘Lawin’ in Cagayan and Isabela.   Robert Bassig, regional director... Read more

Tuguegarao City holds clean-up drive, tree planting

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 20 (PIA) - - In support to the observance of the National Zero Waste Month, the city government here has mobilized citizens to join in the conduct of a clean-up drive and tree planting activity.   Catherine Taguiam, city environment officer, said the tree plant... Read more

NVizcaya mayors’ prexy supports fight vs. illegal drugs

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , January 20 (PIA)– Bagabag mayor Johnny Sevillena here said they are expected to join the fight of President Rodrigo Duterte against illegal drugs.   Sevillena, who earlier led the 15 municipal mayors in the province in a dialogue with President Rodrigo Duterte in ... Read more

DILG: No NV mayors in illegal drug watch list

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 20 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) here has reported that all 15 mayors in the province were not included in the drug watch list.   Bagabag town mayor and president of the Mayors’ League-Nueva Vizcaya Chapter Johnny Seville... Read more

PNREO to monitor quarry operations

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 18 (PIA) - - Following the reports that there are unlicensed quarry operators here, Governor Manuel Mamba has ordered the Provincial Natural Resources and Environment Office (PNREO) to strictly monitor all the quarry operations in the province.   Mamba said the... Read more

CEZA chief denies P300B online gaming kick-back

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 18 (PIA) – The administrator of the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) has denied the allegation that he received P300 billion as kick-back from the operations of the online gaming in Sta. Ana town town here.   Jose Mari Ponce, CEZA chief, said before the ... Read more

Cauayan City to ban e-cigarettes sales, use to minors

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, January 18 (PIA) – An official of the city government here wants to sponsor a local ordinance to prohibit the sale and use of electronic cigarettes to minors.   Arco Meris, city councilor here, said the e-cigarettes are battery-operated devices designed to create an a... Read more

OCD to LGUs: Invest on DRR

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 18 (PIA) - - The new chief executive of the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) here has encouraged Local Government Units (LGUs) to invest more on disaster risk reduction and management programs.   Dante D. Balao, who is also the newly-installed chairperson of th... Read more