NGCP sets power interruption today

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 21 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a 10-hour power interruption today in parts of Isabela Electric Cooperative (ISELCO) – II service areas. Lilibeth P. Gaydowen, NGCP North Luzon Corporate Communications and Public Affairs... Read more

Cagayan town changes festival name

STA. TERESITA, Cagayan, January 19 (PIA) – Start calling the festival of this town as “Namunit” for historical reasons. Mayor Lolita Garcia said the town is all set to stage the 1st Namumit Festival, February 23-March 1, 2015 under the theme, “Exploring Sta. Teresita Caves Towards Environme... Read more

Anti-crime czar monitors gun ban implementation

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 19 (PIA) – Anti-crime consultant and Isabela Volunteers Against Crime (IVAC) head Ysmael Atienza is now closely monitoring the implementation of the nationwide total gun ban as the election period for the May polls starts. Atienza said he was satisfied with the p... Read more

BSP official: Membership is voluntary

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 19 (PIA) - - An official of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP)-Cagayan North Tuguegarao Chapter said membership in the organization is not compulsory. Dr. James Guzman, BSP-Cagayan North Tuguegarao City Chapter chairman, said the annual membership fee collected i... Read more

Thousands to join BSP encampment

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan 19 (PIA) - - Some 5,000 scouters from all over the province are expected to drove to Sta. Ana town for the annual Provincial Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP)-Cagayan North Tuguegarao City Chapter on February 3-7, 2016. Dr. James Guzman, BSP-Cagayan North Tuguegarao ... Read more

Feature: Versatility of the Bakong Plant (Part 1)

What was once considered a water pest and irritant in this town is actually an emerging industrial flora in the country today. Meet Bakong (Hanguana Malayana), a versatile plant native to the Philippines and some parts of Southeast Asia and thrives in wetlands and terrestrial habitats. So versati... Read more

Ex-military sees EDCA as peace instrument

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, January 18 (PIA) – A World War II veteran has expressed support on a Supreme Court’s opinion to uphold the legality of an agreement saying it would calm down the aggressiveness of China in claiming parts of the West Philippine Sea. Retired Brigadier General Maximo Asis, ... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya PLGU bares pro-kids programs, projects

BAYOMBONG, Nueva  Vizcaya , Jan. 18 (PIA)– Programs on peace and order, livelihood assistance and other child protective services are being done by the provincial government here in collaboration with the national government agencies to ensure the safety and protection of children in the province... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya PLGU to establish ‘Bahay Pag-Asa’ for poor kids

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 17 (PIA) – The provincial government here will be establishing a “Bahay Pag-Asa” (House of Hope) for poor children needing various development assistance and services. Governor Ruth Padilla said a Technical Working Group (TWG) has been created to look into the ... Read more

Crime volume committed by kids in conflict with the law down in Nueva Vizcaya

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , Jan. 18 (PIA)– The crime volume for crimes committed by Children In Conflict with the Law (CICL) in this province has decreased, according to Governor Ruth Padilla. Citing a report from the Philippine National Police (PNP), Padilla said that out of the 158 crimes commit... Read more

Kick-off ceremony para sa ligtas at patas na halalan idinaos

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, January 17 (PIA)—Dinaluhan ng mga kandidato ng iba’t ibang partido ang pagdaraos ng kick-off ceremony para safe and secure elections (SAFE 2016) sa darating na Mayo 9, 2016. Layon ng nasabing pagtitipon ang pagbubuklod ng bawat suporta tungo sa isang mapayapang halalan nga... Read more

Research, DepEd urges educators

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 18 (PIA) – The Department of Education (DepEd) regional office has encouraged  educators to double as researchers and contribute to the development of Filipino children. Estela L. Carino, DepEd OIC – Regional Director, during the four – day First Regional Educ... Read more

PNP’s crime solution efficiency rate on crimes vs. kids up in Nueva Vizcaya

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , Jan. 18 (PIA)– The Crime Solution Efficiency (CSE) of the Philippine National Police in addressing the crimes committed against children in the province has improved from the year 2014 to 2015. In her recent State of the Children Address (SOCA), Governor Ruth Padilla s... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya health, nutri workers ready for  kids' welfare  during disasters

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 17 (PIA) – The provincial government through  the  Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management  Office(PDRRMO) has   trained  various stakeholders to ensure the protection and welfare of the children during  calamities. Governor Ruth Padilla said  the rec... Read more

DOLE gives P2M for Solano organizations

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 17 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) here has distributed at least P2 million livelihood funds for three organizations in this town. Gerry Nicolas, DOLE’s livelihood coordinator, said they have released P.5 million each for the spare parts ret... Read more