NVAT chooses new directors

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA) - The Nueva Vizcaya Agricultural Terminal (NVAT) recently selected its new Board of Directors during the recent 8th membership meeting.   The new BOD members are lawyer Voltaire Garcia, Provincial Legal Officer, Michael Dunguis, James Estong, Andrea Alfa... Read more

Vizcaya opens Iluko literature contest

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA) – The provincial government here has opened an Iluko literature contest as part of the Grand Ammungan Festival celebration this month. Maybelle Blossom Dumlao-Sevillena said the Iluko literature contest covers extemporaneous speech, poetry reading and es... Read more

POPCOM bares top LGUs on teen pregnancies

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA) – The Commission on Population (POPCOM) recently bared hotspot municipalities here which contributed to the standing of the province as third in Cagayan Valley' s list of teenage pregnancy cases.   Angelito Obcena, POPCOM regional director, said Ba... Read more

May 11 is special non-working day in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, May 10 (PIA) – The local chief executive here has declared May 11, 2017 as a special non-working holiday all over the province in commemoration of its 161st foundation anniversary.   Governor Faustino G. Dy III, in a signed Executive Order No. 2017 – 23, said it i... Read more

Region 2’s GDP down by 3.3% in 2016

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, May 10 (PIA) - - The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the region fell 3.3 percent in 2016 which is lower compared to 4.1 percent in 2015 based on the 2016 Regional Economy report of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).   Statistics Regional Director Marilyn Estr... Read more

DTI Vizcaya gives fund to women's group

DUPAX DEL SUR, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently released P.7 million livelihood fund to women's organization in this town.   DTI provincial director Henry Connel,Jr. said the fund was awarded through the Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) with the... Read more

P400M sports complex to rise in Cauayan City

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, May 10 (PIA) – In preparation for the hosting of the 2019 Cagayan Valley Regional Athletic Association (CAVRAA) meet, the city government here has started processing the necessary documents for the construction of a sports complex.   Mayor Bernard Faustino Dy said the... Read more

Health workers, masons offer free medical services

ARITAO, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA) - .More than 300 children and adults here recently received free medical and dental services from health workers and Civil Society Organizations(CSOs) in the province.   Dr. Jojo Gonzales, medical mission coordinator, said 303 children were given free circu... Read more

Bus crash survivor claims engine trouble, overloading as cause

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 9 (PIA) – One of the surviviors of the ill-fated Leomarick bus that fell in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija recently heard an unusual sound coming from the bus’ engine that prompted him escape the crash, passing by the window and jumped.   “I heard the engine soun... Read more

Agri office pushes rice variety, sweet corn trials

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA)– The provincial government here is conducting  the rice variety trials and sweet corn demonstration in a bid to increase the income of farmers in the province.   “Eighty percent of the total population of our province are involved in farming and mos... Read more

Vizcaya PLGU opens summer lessons for IP kids

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA) – The provincial government here has opened a summer workshop for Indigenous Peoples (IP) in a bid to promote and sustain the province’s rich cultural and traditional heritage.   The IP Summer Workshop, now on its fourth year of implementation, has ... Read more

Mining firm builds hanging bridge for villagers

QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya, May 10 (PIA) – The FCF Minerals Corporation recently built a hanging bridge in barangay Dumaliguia here to link villagers better to education and economic development.   Peter Storey, FCF Minerals Corporation general manager for operations, said the hanging bridge was... Read more

DOST orients LGUs on RxBox

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, May 10 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently conducted a 2-day pre orientation for the staff of the  five Rural Health Units here on the RxBox project in preparation for its distribution soon.   Daisy Simon of DOST Quirino said the RxBox wil... Read more

Quirino road projects near completion

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, May 10 (PIA)—The ongoing construction and rehabilitation of three roads here under the regular infrastructure program of the Department of Public Works and Highways-Quirino District Engineering Office are now about 80% complete as of April 2017.   Based on the agency... Read more

DepEd nagpasalamat sa Brigada Eskwela contributors

CABARROGUIS, Quirino. May 9 (PIA)--Nagpasalamat si Schools Division Superintendent Orlando Manuel sa mga tagasuporta ng DepEd sa kanilang taos-pusong pagtulong noong National Maintenance Week at Brigada 2016 para sa mga proyekto at programa sa edukasyon.   “Ang inyong mga kontribusyon ay in... Read more