NGCP sets 12-hour power interruption on February 3

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, February 1 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a 12-hour power interruption to affect parts of Isabela on February 3, 2016. Lilibeth P. Gaydowen, North Luzon Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Officer, said the power interrupti... Read more

OCD to conduct reg’l telecommunications congress in Cagayan Valley

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 1 (PIA) – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) will be conducting a regional emergency telecommunications congress next week to strengthen alliance between the government and private radio communications network in Cagayan Valley. Norma Talosig, OCD regional director... Read more

Bambang LGU, PNP officials mark new police station site

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 2 (PIA) – Municipal and Philippine National Police (PNP) officials recently marked the new site of the PNP station building in barangay Top Hill here. The groundbreaking, which was attended by mayor Flaviano Balgos, vice mayor Arnel Hernandez, municipal councilors an... Read more

DTI eyes 9 projects under industry cluster program DTI Quirino targets 9 projects  under  industry cluster program DTI  targets 9 industry cluster projects in Quirino

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Feb 1 (PIA)—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) shall establish at least nine industry clusters this year to be able to assist  the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) develop their own businesses. DTI Provincial Director Ma. Sofia Narag said the nine  prio... Read more

28 Quirino SMEs get Shared Service Facilities in 2015

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Feb 1 (PIA)—Around 28 Small Medium Enterprises  from the six towns here received Shared Service Facilities (SSF) from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) last year. Four units of Veggie Noodles & Chips Making Facility were awarded to Balagbag Livelihood Workers Asso... Read more

U.S.-based doctors give free services for Novo Vizcayanos

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb 1 (PIA) – More than two dozen doctors from the United States recently gave  free medical services for the poor here. The medical practitioners are members of the Global Medical Foundation (GMF). “The mobile medical mission which runs from Jnuary 24 to 27 is now c... Read more

DTI Quirino to assist more ARCs, MSMEs this year

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Feb 1 (PIA) - -The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is set to assist this year eight Agrarian Reform Communities (ARCs) and seven Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) from the six town here. The eight ARC beneficiaries of said programs are Las Marias, Bayanisan, I... Read more

Comelec, local official to political supporters: Remove posters in trees

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, February 1 (PIA)—An official of the Comelec and a member of the Sanggguniang Panlalawigan here recently appealed to  supporters of political parties to remove their campaign posters that are nailed and hung on trees along the national highway. Guesting at 92.1 DWQP-FM Oras ... Read more

Foreign cavers to complete Odessa survey

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Feb. 1 (PIA) -   Will Odessa Cave of Penablanca at 7.6 kilometers break the record of the country’s longest cave, the St. Paul Underground River Caves of Palawan at 15.8 kilometers? Cavers in the Philippines will have to wait until six individuals of Belgian, German an... Read more

PSA Quirino launches Civil Registration Month

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, February 1 (PIA) -- The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) here (formerly National Statistics Office), in pursuant to Proclamation 682 issued on January 28, 1991, launched today the month-long civil registration with the theme, Makiisa..Makisali sa Dekadang CRVS (Civil Regi... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya red cross forms emergency rescue unit

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb 1 (PIA)  -  The Philippine National Red Cross (PRC) here has formed an Emergency Rescue Unit (ERU) to respond to various types of emergencies especially vehicular accidents. Randy Blanco, PRC chief, said an 18-man ERU is now on a standby mode at the PRC which can be... Read more

NV village youths support blood donation program

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb 1 (PIA) – Village youths in barangay Belance in Dupax del Norte town are gearing up for the conduct of a Fun Run for a Cause this week in support of the national government’s Blood Donation Program (BDP). Randy Blanco, Philippine Red Cross chief, said an initial n... Read more

Cagayan Valley power firm donates ICT equipment

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan 31 (PIA) – The SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP)-Magat recently donated information and communications technology equipment in three schools in Ifugao province. The recipients were the Halag Elementary School (HES), Ubao National High School (UNHS) and Itab Elementary School ... Read more

P1.2M released for Nueva Vizcaya livelihood orgs

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 31 (PIA) -  The provincial government here yesterday distributed more than P1.2 million livelihood funds for various organizations in the province. The recipients were  the Nueva Vizcaya  Abot Palad  Associations   of barangays .Lactawan, Curifang of Solano tow... Read more

BFP beefs up fire safety drive

SANTAIGO CITY, Isabela, January 28 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) here has stepped up its fire prevention campaign in order to save lives and properties. “We continuously conduct fire prevention campaigns among schools, public markets and other establishments here to equip the publ... Read more