Point of Care Program enrollees up in Nueva Vizcaya

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan 11 (PIA) – The number of families benefited by the Point of Care Program (PCP) of the Department of Heath (DOH) in the province continue to increase in this province. In a report, Governor Ruth Padilla said 440 families were recorded as beneficiaries of the PCP in 2... Read more

Micronutrient Supplementation benefits more Nueva Vizcaya kids

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 11 (PIA) – More Novo Vizcayano children have been benefited by the provincial government’s Micronutrient Supplementation Program. Dr. Edwin Galapon, provincial health officer, said 5,443 six to eleven month-babies were given with Vitamin A from January to Septem... Read more

Cagayan Valley power firm gives gifts for schoolers

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 11 (PIA) – More than 400 elementary schoolers in two towns of Ifugao province recently received gift packs from the SN Aboitiz Power-Magat. Schoolers of Sto. Domingo Elementary School (SDES) in Alfonso Lista town in Ifugao received 330 packs of hygiene items, Ambuk... Read more

4Ps Advisory Council  expands membership

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, January 10 (PIA)—The Pantawid Pamilya Provincial Advisory Committee here has moved for the expansion  of membership of the PAC during the recent meeting of the committee. Agaton Pagbilao, provincial social welfare and development officer, said the committee needs to includ... Read more

PNP wants amendments to anti-firecracker law

TUGUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 6 (PIA) - - If the  Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel in this province have their way, they want to amend penal provision of the Republic Act 7183 which regulates the sale, manufacture, distribution and the use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices.... Read more

LGUs urged to hire  4Ps links

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, January 6 (PIA) —The Pantawid Pamilya provincial office here has sought the help of the Provincial Advisory Committee (PAC) and the different  municipal local governments for the hiring of Pantawid Pamilya LGU links in the six towns here. Ma. Belen Ong said there are no de... Read more

Isabela gov assures salary increase for employees

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 6 (PIA) – The local chief executive here recently vowed to implement the Salary Standardization Law for all provincial employees as soon as it passes the final reading in Congress. Governor Faustino G. Dy III, during the first flag raising ceremony this year, said... Read more

PNP: Expect election-related checkpoints

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 5 (PIA) – The Police Provincial Office (PPO) here informed the public that there will be more checkpoints in various parts of the province to implement the gun ban. Police Senior Supt. Ronaldo Olay, provincial director, said the gun ban for 2016 elections would begi... Read more

Batanes is firecracker injury  free

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 5 (PIA) - - The Department of Health (DOH) region 2 has lauded Batanes province for its zero injury and crime rate related cases during the celebration of Christmas and the New Year. Regional director Valeriano Jesus Lopez reported that of the five province of Cagaya... Read more

RDRRMC to strengthen project monitoring committee

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 6 (PIA) – The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) here is preparing a resolution to strengthen the roles of members of the Project Monitoring Committees (PMC) at the local level. Norma Talosig, regional director of the Office of the Civil... Read more

PAFC Quirino vows to intensify campaign against glyphosate in farmlands

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, January 5 (PIA)—Provincial Agri-Fisheries Council Chairman Dante Tobias said regaining the crown as the country’s Most Outstanding PAFC after 14 years serves as a challenge for the council to work even harder for its  advocacies for a glyphosate-free farming in the prov... Read more

NGCP appeals for public support

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 5 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) urged the public to help in ensuring the protection of its power transmission lines and facilities. Lilibeth Gaydowen, North Luzon Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Officer, said a total of ... Read more

Government cites power distributor benefits as coop 

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 5 (PIA) – A Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) official has cited the benefits of turning a local power distributor into a cooperative here. CDA region 2 director Angelito Sacro told members of the media that power distributors like the Isabela Electric Coop... Read more

Isabela receives P7-M cash incentive from DILG

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 5 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) awarded the provincial government here with a P7 million cash incentive as recipient of the 2015 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) award.   Provincial director Elpidio Durwin awarded the ch... Read more

Cagayan town gets post harvest facility

RIZAL, Cagayan, Jan 4 (PIA) - - Farmers of this historic town expect minimal crop losses after the Department of Agrarian Reform 02 turned over a P5,909,846.00 million worth of post-harvest facility to the Malaueg Savings and Trainings Cooperative (MALASTCO) here. The  facility, located in Barang... Read more