NFA Quirino supports rice importation program

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, June 7 (PIA)— The  National Food Authority here has expressed full support to the immediate importation of rice for fear of  rice shortage in the province come lean months.   Provincial Manager Corazon Pangan said she is happy that the NFA council has already decided... Read more

DTI introduces OTOP Next Gen to local entreps

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 19 (PIA) - - Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) region 2 is training local Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to enhance further their One Town One Product (OTOP) as part of its OTOP Next Generation program.   Leon Flores III, IPG representative, sa... Read more

BFP supports 1st ever fire prevention concert

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 19  (PIA ) - - - The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in the Cagayan Valley region here has expressed its support to the staging of a fire prevention awareness concert dubbed as ‘Fire, Help!, Prevention’ on July 30, 2017.   Organized by Maria Milagros “Sol... Read more

DPWH completes 1,164 classrooms in region 2

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June (PIA) - - - Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Director Melanio C. Briosos recently reported the completion of 1,164 additional classrooms in the region aimed at meeting the classroom needs of the Department of Education (DepEd) in light of the exp... Read more

CSU admin clarifies free tuition fee scheme

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, PIA 2 - - - An official of the Cagayan State University (CSU) clarified the free tuition fee scheme so that it is clear to all its enrollees following the announcement that CSU is one among the universities covered by the free tuition fee policy.     Fr. Ranhili... Read more

DTI to MSMEs: ‘Go Lokal’

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 16 (PIA) - - Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has urged Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) owners to develop products made of indigenous and modern materials as part of their ‘go lokal’ program.     Leon Flores III, IPG representative, sai... Read more

DPOS, BFP confiscate bottled petroleum products

    SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, June 16 (PIA) – At least nine persons were caught-in-the-act illegally selling liquid fuels during the joint operation on the rampant proliferation of illegal sale of liquid fuels of the Department of Public Order and Safety (DPOS) and Bureau of Fire Protection ... Read more

Isabela school raises concern over classroom shortage

ECHAGUE, Isabela, June 14 (PIA) -- A Department of Education (DepEd) official of this town has raised his concern regarding shortage of classrooms in Echague National High School here and its failure to accommodate all its enrollees.     Samuel Apostol, principal of Echague National High ... Read more

DILG: It is high time to adopt the federal form of gov't

  CABARROGUIS, Quirino, June 14 (PIA)—Interior and Local Government Undersecretary for Operations John Castriciones, yesterday, during the Federalism Summit here said it is high time for the country to adopt the federal system of government to be able to facilitate simultaneous development in... Read more

DOTr earmarks P7-trillion infra projects

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 13 (PIA) – No less than Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, said during the 119th Independence celebration in this province, infrastructure projects amounting to P7-trillion will be rolling out in the next five years to spur development in the countryside.   ... Read more

DILG: Equalization fund to solve problems of IRA dependent-towns, provinces

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, June 14 (PIA)—The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said poor provinces and municipalities need not worry about their limited source of funds to sustain operation if federalism will materialize.   In the recent Federalism Summit here spearheaded by... Read more

DOLE opens livelihood program

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , June 9 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has opened its doors for returning Overseas Foreign Workers (OFWs) for immediate livelihood assistance.   The livelihood assistance is given through the agency’s Livelihood Development Assistance Progr... Read more

Vizcaya honors model lolo, lola     

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, June 9 (PIA) – The provincial government here recently recognized and awarded a model grand father and grand mother as part of its 9th Grand Ammungan Festival celebration.   Awarded as model grandmother and grand father respectively were Patricia Bullecer, 92 of B... Read more

New Negosyo Center opens in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, June 9 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) here recently opened its 18th Negosyo Center in a bid to help micro small and medium enterprises in the province. Ma. Lourdes Castillejos, DTI provincial director, said among the services of the Negosyo Center ... Read more

Vizcaya dad calls for full docu on illegal drug operations

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, June 9 (PIA)– A provincial board member here has called on law enforcement agencies involved in the government’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs to implement full disclosure and documentation on their operations.   “While we are in full support of th... Read more