Feature: Into the realm of public service

A local girl from Bagumbayan, Tuguegarao City, has virtually placed a face to public service in the sensitive field of information. Her vital contributions to public service is beyond adjectives. Twenty seven glorious and landmark years as civil servant to the Philippine Information Agency exposed ... Read more

Feature: A strong-willed woman

That she is a strong-willed woman is manifested by her refusal to allow hardships in life to dictate her and who she will become. For a mother, to make sure that your children will grow healthy, educated and successful can be an ultimate desire. The patience and passion of a mother to serve her fam... Read more

Feature: Preserving the ‘Ikalahan‘ pride

The nursing profession already brought her to international conventions but she is never remiss in visiting fellow tribal folk to bring free medical services. In fact, regular medical visits to the upland barangay of Imugan and neighboring villages in Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya is no longer a new chall... Read more

Feature: Service beckons

For 67-year old Dr. Josefina Manuel Parungao, “age is only a number, a cipher for the records.” Yes, she is retired but will never get tired of serving her fellow Quirinians. Her experiences as school principal of the Quirino General High School prompted the provincial government to invite her... Read more

Feature: A transformational leader

Just after her college years, Gilda Gatchalian-Reola, a BS in Forestry graduate, landed a job at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. It is there where she realized she chose the right profession as she witnessed the fast degradation of the remaining forest cover of Quirino province.... Read more

Feature: When age doesn’t matter in public dervice

What she did even in her twilight years is definitely a tough act to follow. Second-fiddles there may be in the future but placing your once-obscure Barangay Patagueleg in Penablanca, Cagayan in the forefront of local governance in the country is heritage. Emilia Sibbaluca-Taguiam, or Emy, began h... Read more

Feature: In full battle gear

The recent skirmishes between alleged members of the New People’s Army and the Philippine National Police in Baggao, Cagayan will push to the limit the leadership capabilities, innate intelligence and strategic planning of the newly assigned Regional Operations Officer of the Police Regional Offic... Read more

1,700 students to benefit from SPES program

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, March 26 (PIA) – At least 1, 700 students in this city will be employed this summer through the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES). Fedencio Dasalla, public employment service office coordinator, said the program aims to help poor but deserving student... Read more

Private firms open jobs and skills center in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, March 26 (PIA) – Two private companies have opened recently in the province to help thousands of Isabelinos for future employment opportunities. British businessman Eric Charles Macmillan of the Innovative Training Solutions (ITS) and operations manager Bryan Rivera ... Read more

SM City Cauayan joins Earth Hour observance

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, March 26 (PIA) – The SM City Cauayan has joined the international observance of Earth Hour through switching off the lights at all stores inside the mall. Krystal Gayle Agbulig, public relations officer of the mall, said the mall is annually joining the observance of earth ... Read more

P10-M PDRRMO, BFP building to rise in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, March 18 (PIA) – The provincial government here recently conducted the groundbreaking ceremony for the P10-million building of the provincial disaster risk reduction and management office (PDRRMO) and the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Isabela. Atty. Noel Manuel Lopez, p... Read more

DENR cites Nueva Vizcaya-CENRO for NGP, free patent issuance record

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, March 18 (PIA)– The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Cagayan Valley has praised the model accomplishments of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Aritao town on the National Greening Program (NGP), Residential Free Pa... Read more

BEIs, poll clerks trained for May 9 elections

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, March 18 (PIA) - - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here conducted a training for Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) and poll clerks who will serve for May 9 elections. Efigenia Marquez, city election officer, said the training, which was conducted in two separate venue... Read more

Iluko writers to hold 3rd nat’l convention in Isabela

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, March 17 (PIA) – Iluko writers from here and abroad will be convening early next month to revitalize their organization and update their members on the recent trends in Iluko writing. Rheo Domingo, chapter president of the Timpuyog dagiti Mannurat iti Iluko iti Filipina... Read more

City council commends city athletes in CAVRAA 2016

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, March 16 (PIA) – The city council here, through councilor Brenda R. Luna, has filed a resolution commending the city athletes to the just concluded Cagayan Valley Regional Athletic Association (CAVRAA) meet 2016. Ragsac said the athletes and their coaches deserve due recog... Read more