Isabela anti-crime group supports death penalty revival

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, July 27 (PIA) – President Rodrigo Duterte’s move for the reimposition of death penalty in the country is an effective deterrent against heinous crimes, said Ysmael Atienza, head of the Isabela Anti-Crime Task Force (IACTF).   “We support the move of the President ... Read more

Cleft lip, palate patients get free surgical aid

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 28 (PIA) – At least 18 cleft lip and palate here are undergoing  free surgical  treatment  at the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital (NVPH) in this  town.   The free surgical services was given by the Alpha Phi Omega–Brotherhood of Sweet Smiles (APO-BOSS) i... Read more

‘We are safe’ - RDRRMC

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 27 (PIA) - - -The Cagayan Valley Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council convened its members for an emergency meeting today in anticipation for the possible effects of Tropical Storm ‘Gorio’.    Dante Balao, RDRRMC chair and regional direct... Read more

Vizcaya launches aid program for Marawi

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 26 (PIA) – The provincial government here has launched an initiative to help displaced villagers of Marawi City and cope up with the on-going armed conflict.   Maybelle Blossom Dumlao-Sevillena, provincial administrator, said the “1 Nueva Vizcaya para sa Ma... Read more

Eco-park gets more projects

DIADI, Nueva Vizcaya, July 26 (PIA) – More development projects are pouring in for the continuing development of the Lower Magat Eco-Tourism Park (LMETP) in barangay San Luis here to attract more local and foreign tourists.   Nequita Castro, LMETP manager, said more funds from the public a... Read more

Tagalog news: Sanitary land fill sa Quezon, tinutulan

QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya, July 26 (PIA) – Tinututulan ng mga barangay officials ang isang Sanitary Land Fill na ipapatayo sana sa barangay Boliwao sa bayang ito.   Ani mayor Dolores Binwag, ang proposed Santiary Land Fill ay naunang isinulong ng barangay officials ngunit tinutulan ito kamakail... Read more

Tagalog news: Anti-Plastic ordinance, isinusulong sa Bambang

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya, July 26 (PIA) – Isinusulong ng mga mambabatas dito ang Anti-Plastic Ordinance upang bumaba ang bilang ng mga solid waste sa bayan.   Ani councillor Lucito Agaran, magsasagawa sila ng consultation sa mga mamamayan at business  sector upang maipaalam ang mga alituntu... Read more

SM Foundation awards classrooms in Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 26 (PIA) - - The SM Foundation turned over a fully furnished two-storey 4-classroom school building to Carig Elementary School here, one of the most devastated schools here when typhoon Lawin hit the province in October 2016.   Emely Tango, school principal,  ... Read more

Vizcaya’s 100M baby to get aid from POPCOM

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , July 26 (PIA)– The Commission on Population (POPCOM) is set to award the province’s 100 Millionth Symbolic Baby on July 28 with a gift pack.   Angelito Obcena, POPCOM regional director , said Baby Jharley M. Ang has been one of the symbolic six 100 Millionth Bab... Read more

DA, DTI urge stakeholders to engage in coffee production

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, July 26 (PIA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cagayan Valley urged farmers, cooperatives, businessmen, academe and all other individuals or groups to engage in the production of coffee in the region.   Centering on... Read more

2 Vizcaya centenarians get P.1M aid

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jul 26 (PIA) – Two more centenarians here were given P100,000 incentive each under the provincial government’s Centenarian Ordinance.   Vice Governor Epifanio ambet Galima, Jr. and provincial administrator Maybelle Dumlao-Sevillena gave the check to Dionisia Rami... Read more

Isabela military camp needs 500 new troops

CAMP MELCHOR DELA CRUZ, GAMU, Isabela, July 25 (PIA) – The Philippine Army's Fifth Infantry Division here is in need of at least 500 new soldiers this year to be deployed to the camp’s artillery unit.   Lt. Col. Calixto Cadamo, Commander of Artillery Unit here, said the recruitment ... Read more

Ilagan City to institutionalize 'Dulog at Dinig' program

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, July 25 (PIA) – The city government here wants to institutionalize its 'Dulog at Dinig' program which aims to bring all basic services to the city's far flung barangays limitedly served due to its distance from the government center.   Conceptualized i... Read more

Cagayan library bares transformations

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 25 (PIA) – The Provincial Learning and Resource Center (PLRC) here, formerly known as the Provincial Library, recently underwent major transformations to provide its clientele with better access to information.   Michael Pinto, PLRC head, said in 2014, the l... Read more

Practice healthy diet - NNC

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 25 (PIA) –The National Nutrition Council (NNC) here encouraged the public to practice healthy eating habits to avoid excess weight gain and reduce risk for health problems.   As this year’s lead in the celebration of Nutrition Month with the theme “Healthy... Read more