Clean air, RITMT reports

BAGUIO CITY – Bent on implementing the clean air act and a city ordinance, personnel of the Roadside Inspection and Monitoring Team (RITMT) from the City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) conducted 100 roadside operations from June 1 to July 30, and netted P1.2 M for their efforts. The amount includes fees collected from voluntary testing, drivers’ penalties, testing […]

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Advisory on electronic games, jai-alai awaited

BAGUIO CITY August 18 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan is awaiting the advisory from the State-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CESA) on the status of the operation of electronic games and jai-alai which are being used by some local corporations to justify their continuous operations in different parts of the city. The […]

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Agri livelihood introduced to key officials and farmers in Apayao

Aiming to alleviate poverty through provision of livelihood programs, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol introduced the new special program known as the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) during his visit in the Cordillera Administrative Region specifically in Apayao. The special program will focus on 10 priority provinces in the country as part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s […]

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DA disperses sheep to Mtn. Province farmers

BONTOC, Mountain Province – – The Department of Agriculture (DA) in coordination with the Office of the Provincial Veterinary continue to infuse grass-eating animals as alternative sources of livelihood of local farmers in the province. Rodel Bagawi, chief of the Office of the Provincial Veterinary, said 11 sheep of the dorper breed were recently distributed to selected farmer–beneficiaries. The sheep […]

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Du30 asked to cause restoration of demolished capitol building

BONTOC, Mtn. Province – With the fate of the half demolished Provincial Capitol building still in limbo, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte was asked to intervene for its restoration. This development was learned after former Governor Jaime K. Gomez, in a letter, asked President Duterte to intervene for the restoration or reconstruction of the demolished capitol building including the other half […]

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Abra tops leprosy cases in region

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR) reported that Abra continues to record increasing leprosy cases because of its proximity with the Ilocos Region, one of the regions with the most number of cases in the country. Clint Gil Ildefonso, TB and leprosy coordinator of the DOH-CAR said, for this year there are 20 leprosy […]

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Tabukeño vies for national Gawad Saka award

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Another farmer from this city, Honorio Clemencia of Balong, is vying for the Most Outstanding Integrated Rice-based Farmer, the most coveted award in the Gawad Saka Awards program of the Department of Agriculture. The Gawad Saka is the DA’s yearly search for outstanding workers and players in the agricultural sector with the Most Outstanding Integrated Rice-based […]

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Mayor backs declaration of martial law

BAGUIO CITY August 12 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed his support to the possible declaration of martial law by President Rodrigo Duterte once there exists a constitutional crisis if it will be the ultimate remedy to instill discipline among the people and to eventually curb the worsening drug trade in the country. The local chief executive claimed President Duterte […]

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