BFP beefs up fire safety drive

SANTAIGO CITY, Isabela, January 28 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here has stepped up its fire prevention campaign in order to save lives and properties. “We continuously conduct fire prevention campaigns among schools, public markets and other establishments here to equip the publ... Read more

Cagayan town eyes for safe 2016 polls

IGUIG, Cagayan, Jan. 28 (PIA) – The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) here recently drew up security measures to ensure secure and safe elections (SAFE) this May. Police Senior Insp. Avelino Canceran, Jr., together with Election Officer Imelda Tabilas, le... Read more

BFAR to form coral survey, fish visual census teams

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 27 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) here is set to organize the Coral Survey and Fish Visual Census Teams after its scuba divers and technical experts have completed the two-day training on coral reef assessment and monitoring. Donald Agu... Read more

ECC to cover self-employed sector

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 28 (PIA) - - The Employees Compensation Commission (ECC) is coming out with a new policy that will cover self-employment sector as one of their beneficiaries. Stella Banawis, executive director, said the board of directors consider the need to qualify self-employed in... Read more

Corn farmers into cassava planting

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, January 27 (PIA) – The city agriculture office here said some corn farmers here are now shifting to cassava farming due to huge losses brought by the recent calamities in the city. “Corn farmers have seen the advantage of planting cassava considering the small capital com... Read more

BFAR readies expert on coral reef assessment, monitoring

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 27 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is preparing its scuba divers and technical staff on coral reef assessment and monitoring in the region through a two-day training workshop. Regional Director Milagros Morales said the training focused... Read more

CVMC opens ‘Alagang Pinoy’ kiosk, smoking cessation corner

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 28 (PIA) - - The Cagayan Valley Medical Center (CVMC) here recently installed the ‘Alagang Pinoy’ kiosk  to guide patients and visitors to the offices or wards they want to visit. "Because the hospital is a busy government establishment everyday with hundreds of ... Read more

Isabela culinary skills olympics' winners bared

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, January 28 (PIA) – Delegates from San Mateo town won the recently concluded Isabela Culinary Olympics here. The culinary skills competition is part of the celebration of Bambanti Festival 2016 sponsored by the Isabela Green Ladies Organization (IGLO). San Mateo Vocational ... Read more

Prov’l board mandates free drinking water in restos 

CAGAYAN, Jan 27 (PIA) - -All restaurants will now make drinking water available for free in the province. This after an ordinance was passed which mandates all restaurants to provide potable drinking water in their establishments. Board member Atty. Mila Lauigan, proponent of the ordinance, said i... Read more

Cagayan temperature drops due to NE monsoon

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan 27 (PIA) - - This city and its nearby towns will have a continuing drop in temperature due to the Northeast Monsoon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). Engr. Leo Bunyag, PAGASA senior meteorologist, s... Read more

Isabela exec honors outstanding employees

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 26 (PIA) – Governor Faustino G. Dy III here recently recognized some provincial government employees for their outstanding performance and dedication to public service. “I am very impressed with the devotion and exemplary performance of our selected employees. I... Read more

Isabela town implements ‘green card holder’

SAN MARIANO, Isabela, January 27 (PIA) – The Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) in this town is serious to solve the current solid waste management problem here through its ‘green card holder’ program.  Warlito Yadao, San Mariano MENR officer, said the program aims to... Read more

KBP veers from political debate, opts for forum instead

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 28 (PIA) – Political candidates in the province will sell their party’s platform of government and may include their previous accomplishments and qualifications. This, more or less, is what the Kapisanan Ng Mga Brodkaster sa Pilipinas-Cagayan chapter wanted as it ... Read more

DOLE releases over P6-M for livelihood projects of disadvantage workers

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Jan. 27 (PIA)—A total of P 6,694,292 has been released by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)- Capacity-Building Program for its Livelihood Formation/Enhancement in Maddela, Saguday, Cabarroguis and Nagtipunan towns late last year. Of the four towns,  Saguday go... Read more

1, 696 job seekers hired thru DOLE’s Job Search Assistance Program

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, January 27 (PIA)—The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here, through the eight Public Employment Service Offices (PESO), has facilitated the employment of some 1,696 job applicants to various local and national companies and to overseas jobs under its employment facil... Read more