Baguio schools chosen as pilot for e-learning project

15 September 2020 – Three public schools in the City of Baguio were chosen as pilot areas for a digital e-learning resource project funded by a foundation to provide supplemental materials for science, math and reading. The city government of Baguio and the Department of Education – Baguio signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kilusang Kabataan Livelihood Foundation (KKLF), […]

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DILG to hire more than 500 contact tracers in Cordi

BAGUIO CITY– The Department of the Interior and Local Governments (DILG) will hire 571 additional contact tracers to strengthen the capacities of local government units (LGUs). “The contact tracers shall augment or form part of the existing Contact Tracing Team (CTT) of a local government unit (LGU),” explained Marlo Iringan, DILG regional director. “They shall conduct case interviews, profiling and […]

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Benguet holds groundbreaking ceremony for new FMR

The Benguet provincial government officially broke ground for the P225.87-million, 10.87-kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) rehabilitation project in a ceremony on September 10. Led by Governor Melchor D. Diclas together with DA-CAR Regional Executive Director Cameron P. Odsey and PRDP North Luzon Deputy Project Director Elma S. Mananes, the groundbreaking ceremony was undertaken at sitio Colong in barangay Batan, Kabayan, Benguet […]

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Ifugao TEAP coverage boosted

LAGAWE, IFUGAO – – The Tertiary Education Assistance Program (TEAP) of Ifugao instantly grew to an unprecedented level this year, driven by the initiative of Governor Jerry Dalipog to expand the number of recipients. Now, there are three recipients per barangay. Previously, it was one recipient per village. Based on TEAP guidelines, a qualified applicant will receive Php 3,500 per […]

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Millions worth of veggies for free

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Farmers and traders have donated millions of pesos worth of unsold assorted vegetables to the local government of this capital town and given away to the public for free. Mayor Romeo Salda said farmers and traders donated the highly perishable goods because there were no buyers coming over to the trading post for transport to Metro […]

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Solar pump project turned over to irrigators in Kalinga

Rizal, Kalinga—No electricity utilized. No diesel consumed. Yet the irrigation pump in this town is working, and irrigation water is flowing abundantly for an average of 9-10 hours a day. This developed with the newly completed Romualdez Solar Pump irrigation project in Rizal, Kalinga which was turned over to Sitio Aba Irrigators’ Association for operation and maintenance in a simple […]

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Police Corner from PROCOR RPIO

Four HVI and other suspects arrested CAMP MAJOR BADO DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet – In a week-long anti-drug operations, 8 suspects, 4 of whom were identified as High Value Individuals (HVI) were captured. Leading the list of HVIs is Allen Carlo Dela Cruz Visperas, 22, native of Pozorrubio, Pangasinan and a resident of SLU Bakakeng Old Site, Baguio City was […]

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Bontoc receives swab test kits from DOH

Bontoc, Mountain Province – This capital town recently received 500 sets of ReverseTranscription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT –PCR) test kits from the Department of Health – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOH- CAR). The provision of the 500 sets of Viral Transport Media and 500 pieces of Nasopharyngeal swab was made possible due to the request of the Office of Mountain Province Congressman […]

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DILG, partners open search for LGUs’ best practices using ICT

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the Cordillera, together with the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) are calling for entries of local government units (LGUs) of best practices in using information and communications technology (ICT) in their operations and delivery of public services. “The […]

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