Tuguegarao City mayor relinquishes post

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 15 (PIA) – Vice Mayor Engelbert Caronan, Jr., effective yesterday, is now the acting mayor of this city after Mayor Jefferson P. Soriano is under 90 days preventive suspension. Soriano handed over his post in compliance to the directive of Cagayan Gov. Alvaro T. An... Read more

Police wants solution to ‘physical injuries’ crime

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 14 (PIA) - - Physical injuries topped crime lists on police blotters  in the region, according to the Philippine National Police. Ranier Quibin-Idio, police regional director said  that of the 2, 328 cases recorded during the January-February 2016 period,  238 wer... Read more

DOLE seeks OFWs from Middle East for assistance

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 14 (PIA) - -  The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) region 2 has called on all returning and repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from Middle East to report to the Regional Reintegration Center for immediate assistance. Shiela Mamuric, center officer... Read more

City gov’t to construct e-billboards, 8 multi-purpose sheds

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, March 13 (PIA) – The city government here is set to construct two electronic billboards and eight multi-purpose sheds within the vicinity of the poblacion, this city. Mayor Joseph Tan said the electronic billboards will be used as an information board of the city governmen... Read more

DA experiment station helps farmers lessen production costs

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, March 13 (PIA)—The Department of Agriculture-Quirino Experiment Station located at Dungo, Aglipay here is currently conducting researches and experiments on  new farming technologies for rice, corn, high value commercial crops and  livestock aimed at lessening farmers' ... Read more

Echague town holds 14th Bacao festival

ECHAGUE, Isabela, March 12 (PIA) – It’s all systems go for the week-long celebration of the 14th Bacao Festival this March14-20, 2016 in this town. Mayor Melinda Kiat said committees assigned for the different tasks are all in motion to ensure that preparations are in place and activities will ... Read more

NNC to launch ‘Batang Radyo sa Nutrisyon’ in Quirino

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, March 9 (PIA) - -The National Nutrition Council (NNC) Region 2 is set to launch  the “Batang Radyo sa Nutrisyon” program here at the 92.1 DWQP-FM I Love Quirino Radio, in partnership with the provincial government thru the Provincial Nutrition Committee headed by Gov. Jun... Read more

Carrageenan plant growth promoter pilot-tested in Quirino

CABAROGUIS, Quirino, March 9 (PIA)—The Department of Science and Technology-Provincial Science and Technology Center (DOST-PSTC) here recently distributed  151.95 liters Carrageenan Plant Regulator to some 36 farmers of Diffun and Cabarroguis  to pilot-test its effectiveness in rice fields her... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya’s pro-poor programs benefit 422 families

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , March 9 (PIA)– At least 422 poor families have been benefited by poverty alleviation programs of the provincial government here. Governor Ruth Padilla, said the families benefited from the provincial government’s  Search for “Idol Kong Pamilya” and  Search for ... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya PLGU eyes 100 studes for  SPES program

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, March 8(PIA) – The provincial government will be employing  at least 100 students under the Special Program for Employment(SPES) program this year. Governor Ruth Padilla said the number of students will be absorbed by various offices of the provincial government to assi... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya releases over P27M for livelihood program

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, March 8(PIA) – The provincial government here has released more than P27 million for livelihood programs and assistance from 2013 to 2015. Governor Ruth Padilla said the funds were given to 695 individuals and 95 groups of farmers, associations and cooperatives in the pr... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya PLGU, DOLE give 138 Nego Karts

 BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, March 7(PIA) – The provincial government and the Department of Labor and Employment(DOLE) have distributed 138 Nego Karts for the poor in the province from 2013 to 2015. Governor Ruth Padilla said these Nego Karts were also accompanied by P3,000.00 capital assistance a... Read more

Aritao town to hold  3rd Onion Festival

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, March 7 (PIA) – The local government unit of Aritao will be celebrating their third Onion Festival next week in a bid to boost their local product and promote unity and camaraderie among the villagers. The Onion Festival which runs from March 14 to 16 carries the  theme... Read more

PRC Quirino nets million of funds in MVR 3

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, March 7 (PIA)—the Philippine Red Cross-Quirino chapter has collected a total of P1 million from the  more than 2,000 runners during the Million Volunteer Run 3 recently. PRC Chapter Administrator Susie Leal said they targeted 4,420 runners  for a registration fee of P400 e... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya mining firm bares job generation 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya, March 6 (PIA) – At least 672 employees continue to work in the mining project in barangay Runruno in Quezon town through the FCF Minerals Corporation. Craig Watkins, FCF Minerals Corporation country manager said  the figure represents an average manpower of regulars a... Read more