40 injured in Bontoc mishap

BONTOC, Mtn. Prov. — Some 40 people including the driver were injured when an overloaded public utility vehicle, a Ford Fiera, was involved in a road accident at about 1:30 PM of April 8, 2017 at Sitio Sac-angan, Caluttit, this municipality. The victims attended the celebration of the 13th Lang-ay Festival in Central Bontoc and were on their way home. […]

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Mediation a “win-win” solution – MBCC

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Unlike in other regions of the country where normally conflicts are brought to the court, many cases in this city are still settled through the the cultural practice of mediation. Matagoan Bodong Consultative Council (MBCC) coordinator Alexander Gunaban said that the mediation process is an approach to conflict management where the parties voluntarily reach a mutually […]

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Balili River activities

BAGUIO CITY – Clean-ups, education and information campaigns (IEC), local legislative action, and researches are slated this year to keep Balili River cleaner than ever. This was discussed during the Balili River technical working group of the Water Quality Management (WQMA) meeting last week. A research proposal on phytoremediation was also presented and critiqued before implementation. Patterned after observed capacity […]

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Honest citizens commended

BAGUIO CITY — Two honest citizens here were recognized by the city government during the regular Monday flag raising ceremony at the City Hall grounds. The city council recently passed resolutions numbered 119 and 120 commending Juanito Tacio and Dominic Naulgan, respectively, for showing the value of honesty and trustworthiness. Taxi driver Juanito Tacio returned valuables worth P48,000, a passport […]

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City land use plan explained

BAGUIO CITY – The Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) charts the city’s physical and economic development with the aim of preserving the city’s ecological balance. City planning and development officer Evelyn Cayat, in her report before city officials and employees led by Rep. Mark Go, Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog last Monday, said the CLUP which was […]

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Bantay Basura revs up garbage management efforts in La Trinidad

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet– The local government revved up its garbage management efforts here with the deputization of Bantay Basura personnel and the issuance of citation tickets to violators. This is to prolong the life span of the newly opened compartment or Cell 3 of the Engineered Sanitary Landfill (ESL) in barangay Alno here. Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer Arthur […]

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April 29 is deadline of voter registration for barangay, SK polls

BANGUED, Abra — Amidst the proposal of President Rodrigo Duterte to postpone the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections scheduled on October 23, 2017, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) here is continuing its preparations. Provincial Election Supervisor Mae Richelle Beronilla urges qualified voters who have not registered yet to register now until April 29, 2017 in case the law governing […]

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Ifugao agro-industrial fair brings farmers closer to their dreams

LAGAWE, Ifugao- – Committed to propelling growth and development in Ifugao, Board Member James Frederick Dulnuan reiterated recently his advocacy to provide adequate support to stakeholders in the agriculture sector. The annual Agro-industrial Trade Fair, which is a centerpiece of the Gotad ad Ifugao festivity, has moved one step further in the service to the people with a major innovation […]

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Changing of the guards in the DENR –CAR provincial offices

The DENR though OIC, Undersecretary for Feld Operations Philip G. Camara issued Special Order Numbers 2017-172 and 2017-265 dated February 27, 2017 and March 23, 2017, respectively reassigning/designating and affirming some personnel in the Cordillera Region particularly for the PENR Offices and some CENR Offices. For the province of Abra, Forester Shirley M. Leano is reassigned as PENR Officer (PENRO) […]

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