Rehabilitated Baguio Museum to open July 4

BAGUIO CITY– An official said on Tuesday they are eyeing to finish the three-year rehabilitation of the Baguio Museum and open its facilities, initially the Cordillera wing, to the public in time for the Filipino-American (Fil-Am) Friendship Day celebration on July 4. “We want a soft opening, meaning only the second floor, Cordillera floor. We will finish the Cordillera floor […]

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Tabuk City barangay engages pupils in plastic bottles for school supplies

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, – – Elementary pupils in the commercial center of this city help provide for their school needs through plastic and bottle collection in exchange for school supplies. Dagupan Centro Barangay Chairman George Esteras said they thought of this project to involve the pupils in the implementation of the waste management and environment protection program of the […]

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LBP offers rehab assistance program

BAGUIO CITY – – Entrepreneurs, cooperatives, non-government organizations, and other sectors may avail of windows of assistance from the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) for rehabilitation assistance, those severely affected by calamities or for a specific localized program. LBP CARES Department Manager Jesus Alegre Jr. presented the concept and features of the program among entrepreneurs and concerned sectors in […]

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Almost 2K Kalingas get TESDA community-based skills training

TABUK CITY, Kalinga– A total of 1,987 Kalingas have received community-based skills training under the scholarship program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), an official said on Friday. “We are targeting 4,324 beneficiaries for community-based training for the whole year of 2019 and there are still 2,337 available scholarships in Kalinga,” […]

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SNAP-Benguet holds bamboo craftmanship workshop

Benguet-based renewable energy provider SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP-Benguet) held a three-day bamboo crafts workshop for representatives of Barangays Ambuklao and Tinongdan to boost livelihood prospects in its host communities. Thirty workshop participants learned the art of pendant- and earing-making from bamboo branches from Japanese bamboo artist and advocate, Hiroyasu Sowa. Held at the Ambuklao Hydroelectric Power Plant from June 3-5, […]

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OWWA leads Migrant Workers’ Day celebration in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 7(PIA) – – Around 500 Overseas Filipino Workers, OFW Family Circles and their dependents are expected to join this year’s celebration of Migrant Workers Day this Saturday, June 8. Set at the Benguet Sports Complex in Wangal, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration-Cordillera Administrative Region (OWWA-CAR) – led event promises to be full of fun, entertainment and […]

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Agency convergence for DTI-led Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay eyed

BAGUIO CITY– Convergence among concerned agencies is being looked into as a scheme to foster the Department of Trade and Industry-led Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay (NSB) among existing and potential micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in poverty-stricken barangays. The NSB aims to bring government closer to small businesses in the 4th to 6th class municipalities and boost assistance through […]

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Filipinos dominate 21K Laguna Phuket run

BAGUIO CITY — Filipinos on Sunday dominated the Laguna Phuket Marathon in Thailand with 12 of them landing on the top 10 while two of them taking the top podium. Christine Hallasgo and former Southeast Asian Games marathon queen Christabel Martes finished first and third, respectively, as they towed two other Filipinas who finished in the top 10 in the […]

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