5, 000 farmers now SSS members

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, January 14 (PIA) –The Social Security System (SSS) Branch here has already enrolled 5,000 farmers in the province in its membership, with the provincial government shouldering half of their contributions. Estrella Aragon, SSS-Cauayan City branch head, said the farmers are e... Read more

Isabela ready for Bambanti 2016

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 14 (PIA) – Preparations are underway for this year’s Isabela Bambanti Festival to be held on January 25-30, 2016. Jonathan Calderon, Sangguniang Panlalawigan ex-officio member and 2016 Bambanti fest director-general, said a thanksgiving mass will be conducted a... Read more

PNP: Cagayan crime volume decreases

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan 14 (PIA) - - The crime volume last year in Cagayan recorded a decrease compared to the previous year, according to Police Senior Superintendent Rolando Olay, provincial director of the Philippine National Police (PNP) here. He said that there were only 3, 304 inciden... Read more

EMB to LGUs: Comply with solid waste law

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan 13 (PIA) - - The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) regional office here urged local government units (LGUs) to comply with Republic Act No. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act. Engr. Marisa Balubal, environmental management service officer, said there... Read more

PNP seizes illegal fruit games

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, January 14 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police (PNP) here recently confiscated 17 video fruit games in barangays San Fermin, Turayong and Alicaocao in this city. The confiscated coin-operated fruit game machines were immediately destroyed by the police authorities during... Read more

City exec opens two bridges to public

  CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 13 (PIA) – The two newly completed bridges at barangays San Ignacio and Santa Isabela here were formally inaugurated yesterday by city mayor Josemarie Diaz. Diaz said the city government has allotted P10.4 million fund for the completion of the two bridges, wh... Read more

City households ask to practice composting

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 14 (PIA) - - The City Environment Office wanted households here to practice proper solid waste management for the ‘zero waste’ target plan in every community of the local government unit. Engineer Catherine Taguiam, city environment officer, said they have been... Read more

Comelec leads unity walk for safe elections

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 13 (PIA) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here recently initiated a unity walk aimed at ensuring peaceful and fair mid-term elections. Atty. Manuel Castillo, Comelec-Isabela head, said the unity walk gathered law enforcement agencies, the academe, politici... Read more

Isabela P27-M evac center nears completion

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 12 (PIA) – The construction of the P27 million worth of evacuation center here is expected to be completed this year. “Once completed, the project is touted to be the first ever provincial local government unit-constructed evacuation center in the country, in pa... Read more

Science Works Traveling Centrum goes to Quirino

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, January 13 (PIA)— The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office-02, in collaboration with the Philippine Foundation for Science and Technology (PFST), Department of Education- Quirino and the Quirino General High School will showcase a new set of science ce... Read more

Police implements election gun ban

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, January 12 (PIA) – As the election period begins, the Isabela Police Provincial Office (IPPO) here has implemented the total gun ban in the province since January 10 and will last until June 8, 2016. “We have ordered our police stations to set up check points across the... Read more

Aeta families get gifts from BFAR

STA. ANA, Cagayan, Jan. 12 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), in partnership with the Franciscan Apostolic Sisters (FAS) and the local government here, recently went to Barangay Dumasag and Marede in this town to personally turn-over gifts to Aeta families. Milagros M... Read more

CSU launches program against teen pregnancies

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 11 (PIA) - - The Cagayan State University (CSU) has initiated a program to help address possible cases of early pregnancies and marriages among its students. Dr. Editha Pagulayan, CSU director for student affairs, said a focal person per department in all campuses wi... Read more

Police seeks village officials’ help

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, January 12 (PIA) – The Santiago City Police Office (SCPO) has started coordination  with barangay officials to ensure a safe and orderly conduct of this year’s national and local elections. P/CI Genato Birung, police community relations branch chief, said the officials... Read more

Licensing office urges biz owners to renew permits

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela, January 11 (PIA) – The Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) here has called on all business owners in the city to renew their permits and licenses on time to avoid penalties. Atty. Jojo Villaluz, business permit and licensing officer, said the deadline for the rene... Read more