Fisherfolk orgs get fishing gear, equipment from BFAR

GONZAGA, Cagayan, Feb. 26 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office recently awarded some fishing gears and equipment to 10 fisherfolk associations here. Mayor Rene Salvanera, who witnessed the awarding of equipment and fishing gears to the members of the fisher... Read more

BIR targets P10-B tax collection this year

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Feb. 26 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue Region 3 here has set a total of P10 billion revenue collection this year. Arnel Guballia, regional director, said it has been their practice to increase their target revenue collection annually in a bid to co... Read more

BIR to taxpayers: File ITRs early

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Feb. 26 (PIA) - - The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Revenue Region 3 here urged individuals and corporations to file their 2015 income tax returns (ITRs) early. “We advise the taxpayers not to wait for the deadline of filing of ITRs, which will be on April 15, 2016,... Read more

4Ps’ beneficiaries get livelihood aid

JONES, Isabela, February 26 (PIA) – Some 100 household beneficiaries of the national government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in this town were recipients of the sustainable livelihood assistance program of the local government unit (LGU) here. Mayor Leticia Sebastian, who persona... Read more

ECC aids families of killed, wounded cops in Baggao clash

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Feb. 25 (PIA) – The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) Regional Extension Unit here has reached out to the Philippine National Police (PNP) victims and their families after the clash between PNP and members of the New People’s Army in Baggao town recently. Rem... Read more

Cagayan town holds 1st ‘Namunit’ fest

Sta. Teresita, Cagayan, Feb. 25 (PIA) - - This town will now start calling their festival ‘Namunit’ which focuses on its natural resources. Mayor Lolita Garcia said they are all set to stage the 1st Namumit Festival this week to showcase the town’s natural wonders like caves, a lake, soft-she... Read more

DILG holds 1st qtr Cluster Officers forum

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Feb. 25 (PIA)—The Department of the Interior  and Local Government (DILG) regional office recently conducted the regional Cluster Officers Forum for Effective and Efficient DILG R02 (COFFEE) to orient and empower cluster officers to be involved efficiently and  effectively ... Read more

BUB empowers LGUs, people says DILG

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, Feb. 25 (PIA)—The Bottom Up Budgeting (BuB) program is a form of local government unit as well as people empowerment, according to the Department of the Interior and Local  Government (DILG). Engr. Marlo Irigan, regional director, said BUB is now giving direct assistance t... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya coop affairs body bares services

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 19 (PIA) - The Provincial Cooperative Affairs Office (PCAO) here said  capacity building trainings, assistance to  development and management and  enterprise development programs have been provided to various cooperatives in the province last year.  Juditte  Asun... Read more

Nueva Vizcaya  livelihood orgs get support from coop affairs office

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 19 (PIA) – Several livelihood organizations in the province have received support services from the Provincial Cooperative Affairs Office (PCAO) in a bid to uplift their programs, projects and services. Juditte  Asuncion, PCAO cooperative development specialist, sa... Read more

Batanes dairy industry going strong

BASCO, Batanes, Feb 18 (PIA) - - This province’s dairy industry remains strong and stable which is attributed to the enhanced cattle production project of the national and local governments, an official here said.   Dr. Alberto Tabile, provincial veterinarian, said the cattle production enhance... Read more

Ivatans reject maritime agreement with Taiwan

BASCO, Batanes, Feb. 20 (PIA) - - Residents of this island province turned-down the proposed maritime law enforcement agreement between Taiwan and the Philippines. Nathan Alcanata, information officer, said last year, a resolution on the proposed Maritime Law Enforcement Agreement between Taipei Ec... Read more

BUB fund for Region 2 reaches P15 M

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, February 20 (PIA)—The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) regional office has announced the expansion of the Bottom Up Budget (BUB) to include provinces and barangays as recipients of the budget. DILG 2 Regional Director Marlo Iringan said BUB was started ... Read more

Quirino fisherfolk organizations get fishing gear, equipment  from BFAR

DIFFUN, Quirino, February 20 (PIA)--  The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR 2) recently awarded some fishing gears and equipment to some of the fisherfolk organizations in the province as support to their  livelihood projects for increased productivity and income . The awarding of e... Read more

PLGU gives  over P.8M for Kasibu town’s env’t projects

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Feb. 18 (PIA) – The local government unit of Kasibu has received  more than P.8 million –worth of projects from the provincial government to further develop, preserve and sustain its agro-forestry  and environmental resources. Forester Tito Tanguilig, environment and... Read more