Cauayan City  to form ‘Task Force Kalinisan’

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, March 6 (PIA) – A member of the city council here wants to organize a task force ‘Kalinisan’ in all the city’s barangays to ensure proper waste management and disposal here.   Councilor Paolo Arco Meris, who chairs the environment committee in the Sagguniang Pan... Read more

Gov’t troops reach out to NPA-infested area

STO. NINO, Cagayan, March 6 (PIA) - - Despite series of encounters with the communist New People’s Army (NPA) here, members of the 17th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army based in Alcala town recently brought medical and dental services to the conflict-affected barangays here.   Lieu... Read more

Mining firm turns farmers into entrepreneurs

QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya, March 6 (PIA) - More than 500 villagers in this town are now engaged in various livelihood opportunities with the technical and financial assistance of a mining firm.   FCF Minerals Corporation, a Philippine subsidiary of UK firm Metals Exploration Plc that manages the... Read more

RNC to gov’t offices:  Serve only healthy foods

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 6 (PIA) - - While it continuously implements healthy eating in schools, the Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) in Region 2 has also reached out to government offices encouraging them to serve nutritious meals during trainings and seminars.   Maria Gisela Lonzag... Read more

457 fisherfolk complete BFAR’s school-on-air program

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 6 (PIA) – Some 457 fisherfolk in this province have recently completed the school-on-the-air program of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).    Donald Aquinaldo, BFAR information officer, said the SOA was part of the campaign strategies empl... Read more

Santiago City eyes Apolinario Mabini Award

 TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 5 (PIA) – The Regional Council on Disability Affairs (RDCA) here readies the nomination of Santiago City for this year’s Apolinario Mabini Awards under the Local Government Unit of the Year category.   Amalia Decena, RCDA Coordinator, said the city is on... Read more

NNC: Use Nutriskwela radio stations

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 4 (PIA) – Members of the Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) in Cagayan Valley region were urged to maximize the presence of Nutriskwela community radio stations regionwide in their promotional activities.   Ma. Gisela Lonzaga, program coordinator of the Natio... Read more

Gov. Mamba gives cash incentives to CAVRAA winners

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 4 (PIA) –  Cagayano athletes who won gold, silver and bronze medals in this year’s Cagayan Valley Regional Athletic Association (CAVRAA) Meet were given cash incentives by the provincial government here.   Gov. Manuel Mamba said athletes who bagged the ind... Read more

Cagayan rules CAVRAA anew

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 4 (PIA) - - Cagayano athletes maintained the championship cup as they ruled again in the recently concluded Cagayan Valley Regional Athletic Association (CAVRAA) meet held in Ilagan City, Isabela.   Cagayan delegates were declared over-all champion for they ha... Read more

PWDs get free medical services, mobility aids

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 4 (PIA) – The Regional Council for Disability Affairs (RCDA) in Cagayan Valley region has reached out to more persons with disabilities (PWDs) in partnership with the local government units and the Deseret Mabuhay Foundation.   Amalia Decena, RCDA coordinator... Read more

Tourism office accepts entries for photo contest

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 4 (PIA) - -  The provincial government here, through its tourism office, is now calling for entries for its much-anticipated photo competition.    Karen Moreno, program coordinator, said the photo contest aims to promote Cagayanos’ traditional way of life, ... Read more

DILG launches ‘ADMIRE’ for LGUs

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, March 4 (PIA) – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in this province recently  introduced a program that recognizes top 10 performing municipalities this year.   Dubbed as Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipalities and Recognition of Exempl... Read more

Duterte okays P835M ‘Ferdie’ rehab fund

BASCO, Batanes, March 4 (PIA) - - President Rodrigo Roa Duterte finally approved the P835 million budget for the rehabilitation of infrastructure and public facilities damaged by typhoon “Ferdie” last year, an official of this island province said.   Governor Marilou H. Cayco here said no... Read more

IPCDC to organize 10 local coop councils this year

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, March 2 (PIA) – The Isabela Provincial Cooperative Council (IPCDC) here targets to organize 10 more cooperative councils in the local government units (LGUs) this year through the assistance of the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA).   Geronimo Zapata, IPCDC ch... Read more

GSP Cagayan chapter celebrates World Thinking day

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 3 (PIA) – The Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP)-Cagayan Chapter recently celebrated the World Thinking Day, an annual celebration where girl scouts and girl guides think about their "sisters" and “brothers” in all the countries of the world, the meaning of Gu... Read more