Consultations, information drive needed for odd-even scheme

BAGUIO CITY December 23 – The City Council underscored the need for the Committee on Public Utilities, Traffic and Transport Legislation to consult with affected stakeholders and organize a massive information campaign to inform the public of the experimental implementation of the proposed odd-even traffic management scheme during weekends to help ease traffic congestions around the city. The councilors agreed […]

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Mountain Province sets up Medical Doctors Scholarship Program

BONTOC, Mountain Province — In efforts to address the shortage of medical doctors in the provincial government-run hospitals in the province, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) here enacted an ordinance establishing the Mountain Province Medical Doctors Scholarship Program. The SP noted that for the past several years, there was a constant change of medical practitioners particularly at the Paracelis and Barlig […]

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Kalinga tribal leaders support war on illegal drugs

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga- – Peacepact holders in the province agreed to adopt in their respective “pagtas” (constitution and bylaws) two provisions to sustain peace and order. Adopted during a recent “Bodong” (Peacepact) summit were the prohibition of the sale and use of illegal drugs by their people in their areas of jurisdiction and penalizing violators thereof, and affirming the […]

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3 CAR schools are top performing Criminology schools nationwide

BAGUIO CITY — Three universities in the Cordillera are among the top performing schools in the recent Criminology board examinations. University of the Cordilleras (UC) sustained its status as the top performing Criminology school in the October 2016 Criminologist Board Examinations with a passing rate of 95.16 percent. Kings College of the Philippines- Benguet is the top 2 performing school […]

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DSWD-CAR recognizes community driven development partners

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. (PIA)– The Department of Social Welfare and Development gave recognition to its outstanding partners in the implementation of community driven development projects under the KALAHI–CIDSS or the Kapit Bisig Laban Sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services in the Cordillera region. Dubbed as Bayani Ka Awards 2016, the recognition aims to give due acknowledgment […]

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Consultations needed for IP reps in city barangays

BAGUIO CITY December 16 – The Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) in the city stated it will conduct massive consultations among its members and various stakeholders in the city’s 128 barangays to gather their sentiments, opinions, and recommendations on how to put in place an Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) to sit as a regular member of the barangay council […]

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