Barter system is the new normal in Bontoc

Bontoc, Mountain Province – A modern style of barter through social networking site Facebook is now becoming a new norm in this capital town. The Bontoc Barter Community Facebook Page was created by Pharisia Gail Leyaley Tudlong who was inspired when she saw through Facebook how the modern barter system is making a great impact in Davao in helping citizens […]

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Tinglayan to perform ‘Forcha’ to keep COVID-19 at bay

TINGLAYAN, Kalinga– Households of this municipality will perform the “Forcha” to keep the COVID-19 virus away. Mayor Sacrament Gumilab reported during the 2ndQuarter Joint Provincial Peace and Order Council and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council meeting that all tribal people will simultaneously perform the forcha, a ritual setting a boundary between the populace and all forms of illnesses. Similar to the […]

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Police Corner from PROCOR RPIO

Three more NPAs surrender Three more Militia ng Bayan (NPA) members surrendered with firearms to PROCOR Regional Director PBGen. ‘RWIN SA PAGKALINAWAN and were presented to the public this morning at PROCOR Conference Room. RD Police Brigadier General PAGKALINAWAN identified the surrenderees as Alyas Balyer, Alyas Nanay and Alyas WiIly. He stated that they surrendered through the concerted efforts of […]

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Full, partial discount on misc. fees “requested”

The city council passed a resolution “requesting” all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the city to consider granting full or partial discount on miscellaneous fees that will not be used by the students for online learning. Earlier, the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) announced it will implement flexible learning arrangements for the next school year which will start in August. […]

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City irons out recovery and resiliency plan for new normal

BAGUIO CITY managers and their private counterparts, June 16, are now looking beyond losses hoping to build a better and tougher city as it preps for the “new normal”. At City Hall, the city’s management committee composed of department heads and representatives of various private groups revisited how the city coped with quarantine measures. They identified areas of strengths, opportunities […]

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Oplan Suma-ar (NCR Edition) brings home 40 MP residents stranded in the metro and nearby provinces

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Forty Ifontok residents and residents of other municipalities of Mountain Province who registered were accommodated in Bontoc’s Oplan Suma-ar (NCR Edition). Of the total, 31 are from Bontoc, Sagada -one, Sabangan – two, Paracelis – one, Sadanga -one, Tadian – one , and Bauko- three. They were fetched and ferried evening of June 18, 2020, aboard […]

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