MP among LGUs with high compliance rate in road clearing operations

BONTOC, Mountain Province– The ten municipal government units in the province have diligently implemented the presidential directive to clear all public roads in their jurisdictions of obstructions making Mountain Province among the high complying provinces nationwide based on the assessment released by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). With all the ten LGUs complying, the province has […]

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Championing agriCULTURE summit held

The Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council – Cordillera (RAFC-CAR) in partnership with the Department of Agriculture hosted the 2nd Cordillera Agriculture and Fisheries Council Summit (AFC) with the theme, “Championing agriCULTURE Volunteers” on October 22 – 24, 2019. The event was attended by the AFC chairperson, coordinators, and sectoral representatives of the regional, provincial, city and municipal AFCs of the […]

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Sagada LGU bans entry of live pigs, pork meat and products

SAGADA, Mountain Province– The entry of live pigs, pork and pork products is banned in this town to ensure that it remains free from the African Swine Fever (ASF). Mayor James Pooten issued Executive Order No. 56-2019, “Banning the entry of live pigs, fresh pork, and pork products without accompanying veterinary health clearances, National Meat Inspection Services permits and proper […]

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PSA prepares public for nat’l ID mass registration by mid-2020

BANGUED, Abra — The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is preparing the public for the start of mass registration on the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) by July 2020. As part of its preparation, PSA is conducting a nationwide information dissemination campaign about the PhilSys. The PSA provincial office here recently organized an orientation on the national ID system with Asec Lourdines […]

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Gov’t implements projects in Kalinga NPA-influenced barangays

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, — Government agencies and local government units through the “Pumiyaan” anti-poverty convergence project continue to pour-in projects and deliver services to the four municipalities infiltrated by the New People’s Army (NPA) in the province. Improvement of the Catabbogan-Wagod road and the completion of the Wagod vehicular bridge paved way for the introduction of more economic activities for the […]

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City nixes uniwide intent to develop the public market

BAGUIO CITY – The city government rejected Uniwide company Chairman Jimmy Gow’s intent to proceed with and execute the Design-Build-Lease agreement with the city for the development of the city public market saying the agreement has been deemed terminated due to the dissolution of the Uniwide Sales Realty and Resources Corporation (Uniwide). Gow in a letter to Mayor Benjamin Magalong […]

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Alfonso Lista gets good governance seal

LAGAWE, IFUGAO – -The fast-emerging town of Alfonso Lista has been recently made an awardee, along with two other Ifugao towns, in the national government’s 2019 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) program, according to the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). The other awardees in the province are Asipulo and Lamut. In this year’s SGLG overall standing, […]

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‘Construction boom in 2020’

BAGUIO CITY – A day after marking the administration’s first 113 days in office last Oct. 21, city executives led by Mayor Benjamin Magalong and City Administrator Bonifacio Dela Peña assessed the 15-point core collective agenda to determine the status of the programs, projects and activities (PPAs) set for implementation by 2020. The mayor, in his first 100 days speech, […]

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Signature campaign vs non-reader abnormality launched in Tabuk City

As DepEd official concedes the problem TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Burdened by the growing incidence of non-readers and frustration level readers in the public schools, some residents here are gathering signatures on a letter pleading with Senator Sherwin Gatchalian for the Senate Basic Education Committee which he chairs to confront the problem. They mentioned to Gatchalian that in a letter […]

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