Isabela registers 40.1 degrees temperature this week

ECHAGUE, Isabela, May 2 (PIA) –  For the second time in the last five years, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has registered a high temperature over the weekend in this town. Ramil Tuppil, weather specialist from PAGASA- Isabela, said his ... Read more

Village voters express dismay on cancelled mall voting

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, May 3 (PIA) – Voters in Mabini, this city who are supposed to cast their votes at a mall here, expressed dismay over the reversal of  the Commission on Elections on its previous decision to hold mall voting in the country. The Comelec has earlier approved the mall voting ... Read more

CV workers get wage increase

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, May 3 (PIA) – Daily wage workers in Region 2 will get increase in their daily wage effective May 15, 2016 after the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) has approved the increase. Wage order no. RTWPB – II-17 approved in April 22, 2016 has set the ... Read more

Engr's to train barangay electricians

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, May 3 (PIA) - - Officials of the Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers (IIEE) covering Cagayan, Kalinga, Apayao and Batanes (CKAB) provinces will conduct electrical safety training among barangay electricians. Engr. Nestor Rivera, past president of the organization... Read more

Fisheries caravan goes to Calayan

CALAYAN, Cagayan, May 3 (PIA) – Fisherfolk from this island town received fishing gears and availed of free trainings from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources as part of the agency’s annual Fisheries Caravan. The caravan aims to reach fisherfolk particularly in far-flung areas in t... Read more

Electrical engr's extend services for schools

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, May 3 (PIA) - - The Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers (IIEE) has offered their services for free to inspect school building electrical installations to ensure fire safety of structures. Engr. Nestor Rivera, past president of the organization, said they include... Read more

Cagayan town undergoes electrical wiring inspection 

IGUIG, Cagayan, May 3 (PIA) – Fourteen out of the 15 elementary schools and three high schools here have undergone thorough inspection of their existing electrical wirings as part of protective initiative to save lives and properties through the Institute for Integrate Electrical Engineers (IIEE).... Read more

More infra support for Cagayan Valley this year, says DPWH

PAMPLONA, Cagayan, May 3 (PIA) – Highways Regional Director Nerie Bueno said various public infrastructure projects are in full swing to beat expected completion targets this year. Bueno said there are several infrastructure projects that  have been constructed simultaneously in the different p... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya hospital launches 'Bike For Life' program

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 3 (PIA)– The Veterans Regional Hospital (VRH) here recently launched the 'Bike for Life' program in a bid to strengthen camaraderie among its employees and linkages with other state hospitals in northern Luzon and  promote healthy lifestyle among all ages.... Read more

NGCP to netizens: Protect transmission lines

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, May 3 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) reiterated its appeal to consumers to help  them safeguard transmission lines to ensure continuous power supply on election day, May 9. Lilibeth Gaydowen, Corporate Communications and Public Affai... Read more

NGCP, partners assure May 9 power supply

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, May 3 (PIA) –  There is enough power supply for the May 9 elections. This is the assurance of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) and its partner agencies if only to ensure the smooth conduct of the 2016 national and local elections. NGCP has earl... Read more

BFAR groundbreaks Sanchez Mira  project

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, May 3 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office started the construction of the Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) project at Barangay Centro here which is expected to increase productivity among fisherfolk in  Northwestern Cagayan.... Read more

DA chief vows solar water pump for Kasibu town farmers

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya , May 2 (PIA) – Agriculture secretary Proceso Alcala recently vowed to bring solar water pumps for Kasibu vegetable farmers to boost their production. Lucrecio Alviar, DA regional director, said the assistance was assured by secretary Alcala during his visit in this town la... Read more

DSWD: 'Wag gamitin ang 4Ps para sa sariling interes

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, May 3 (PIA)—Muling pinaalalahanan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) na tanging ang DSWD lamang ang maaaring magtanggal ng pangalan ng benepisiyaryo ng Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program sa listahan ng mga kasapi at hindi ang sinumang pulitiko o sa kani... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya DTI chief urges LGUs to join competitive index survey

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 2 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has encouraged local government units here to join the National Competitiveness Council’s Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) for 2016. Henry Conel,Jr., DTI chief said the index provides a pict... Read more