NIA structure brittle as popcorn

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Some people here are outraged by the recent crumbling of a 50-meter portion of a protection wall which forms part of a P100 M rehabilitation work on the main canal of the Upper Chico River Irrigation (UCRIS) saying it only demonstrates the utterly dismal project implementation performance of the agency. They are appalled that while the […]

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Mayor warns against reverse discrimination of IPs

BAGUIO CITY November 17 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan warned the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to address the various issues surrounding the selection of the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) to the local legislative body to prevent alleged reverse discrimination. The local chief executive said the NCIP and […]

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Bibak lot clearing set January

BAGUIO CITY – The city government has scheduled the demolition of the illegal structures at the government-owned Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK) lot along Harrison Road this January. Mayor Mauricio Domogan last Tuesday met with representatives of the City Legal Office, City Buildings and Architecture Office, Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources Cordillera (DENR-CAR) and the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) to […]

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Free lab rabies exam extended until 2020

Good news! The Secretary of Agriculture extended the free laboratory services for rabies examination by the DA’s Animal Disease and Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (ADDRL) of the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI), and the Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratories (RADDL) until December 31, 2020. This is in line with the goal to improve disease surveillance and institute better institution, prevention […]

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Patient losing eyesight; another faces vein clogging

A life-time of hemodialysis continues to financially squeeze patients and their families dry, leading them and their distraught kin to hurling unanswered questions to the sky. At their wits’ end over how to check complications from their common affliction, two patients and their relatives last week requested publication of their plight, praying readers would respond to their appeal for help. […]

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Coding exemption for Volkswagens on Dec. 5-9

BAGUIO CITY – Volkswagen-made vehicles will get relief from the city’s number-coding scheme on Dec. 5-9 in deference to the celebration of the Baguio Volkswagen Week on Dec. 5-11. Mayor Mauricio Domogan issued Administrative Order No. 155 suspending the implementation of the number coding scheme for “Volks” vehicles on said dates “in recognition of the significance of the event” as […]

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Most Outstanding BPOCs in MP named

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Barangays Bontoc Ili of Bontoc and Kayan West of Tadian have retained their spots as Most Outstanding Barangay Peace and Order Councils (BPOCs) in the provincial level and will represent Mountain Province in the regional search. The same as last year, Barangay Bontoc Ili headed by Punong Barangay Alexander N. Fana-ang was chosen as the Most […]

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Ifugao brgy heads to tackle key concerns on Nov. 24 Congress

LAGAWE, Ifugao– About 175 Punong Barangays from the 11 towns of Ifugao will gather for a vital occasion in broadening their understanding of key programs under the Duterte administration. The all-important gathering, on November 24 is organized by the Liga ng mga Barangay-Ifugao chapter, in partnership with the provincial government. It was initiated by the Department of the Interior and […]

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Construction of Senior High buildings in MP to be fast tracked

BONTOC, Mtn. Prov. – The deadlines for the construction of Senior High School buildings were not met by contractors to the detriment of the intended users. This was learned during the Senior High School (SHS) Physical Facilities Conference between the contractors of the buildings, the Department of Education (DepEd) – Mountain Province, and the Mountain Province District Engineering Office (MPDEO) […]

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