Baguio Water District, social clubs move to save forest

BAGUIO CITY–The Baguio Water District (BWD) and the various Lions Clubs in the city are joining forces to protect the watersheds where the majority of the city’s water supply is sourced. The 13 Lions Clubs in Baguio are Baguio City Host Lions Club, Baguio Everlasting Lions Club, Baguio Magnolia Lions Club, Baguio Sunflower Lions Club, Baguio Chrysanthemum Lions Club, Cordillera […]

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Service providers train in handling women, children abuse cases

The various facets of handling cases on women and children abuse are challenging, and service providers should have continuing professional development training to face up to the difficult job. Based on the latest Social Weather Stations survey on domestic violence on a national scale, nine percent or about 2.16 million Filipino women 18 years old or above reported having experienced […]

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Aromatherapy

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Aromatherapy is the use of aroma for health and well-being. It is an alternative and complementary method of promoting health and wellness. It is usually used in combination with topical application of essential oils, massage and yoga. Instead of using synthetic drugs which usually have adverse side effects, people may use aromatherapy. We usually practice […]

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Woodcarving, wood lots, and women

(When one travels to the tourist town of Banaue in Ifugao, the rice terraces are not the only ones you can’t help notice. Small shops along the road stand side by side each other displaying a variety of woodcarvings from the famed “bululs” (rice gods) to home decors, tissue holders, and souvenirs. Big hunter statues and furniture sets were often […]

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Knowing the benefits and privileges of senior citizens

Laws that provide benefits and privileges to senior citizens have long been passed and implemented yet there are still some elderlies who do not know about the scope of discounts on certain items and services. This cropped up during the consultation dialogue by the Regional Inter-agency Committee of Senior Citizens (RIASC), Regional Coordinating and Monitoring Board (RCMB) and the Regional […]

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DepEd, IFSU team up to promote indigenous knowledge

LAMUT, Ifugao – – The Ifugao State University (IFSU) and the Department of Education (DepEd) are joining efforts for the advancement of indigenous knowledge to all stakeholders. One of IFSU’s mandates as a higher learning institution is to deliver indigenous knowledge and other relevant fields while the DepEd has adopted the Indigenous People’s Education(IPED) Curriculum Framework in recognition to the […]

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43 DOST honor graduate scholars in the Cordillera feted

BAGUIO CITY– The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera Regional Office (DOST-CAR) feted 43 honor graduate scholars for their excellent academic achievements. Leading the awardees in a ceremony dubbed as “2019 In Touch With Excellence In CAR” last August 9 were Gerviase Sinano (Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering), Jess Leal (BS in Electrical Engineering) and Erythrina Nicole Andres […]

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