KRTFAC’s heirloom rice business seen to flourish with DA-PRDP support

Traditionally grown in Kalinga, the production of heirloom rice for the market can be traced back in the early 2000s, or even earlier. In 2006, it was recognized as a special premium rice in the foreign and local markets, through the intervention of various organizations, such as the Revitalize Indigenous Cordilleran Entrepreneurs, Inc. (RICE Inc.), the Philippine Rice Research Institute […]

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44 land titles awarded in Itogon

The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Benguet and Registry of Deeds Benguet awarded a total of 44 land titles to beneficiaries in Itogon, Benguet last September 27 at the Itogon Municipal Gym. The 44 land patents awarded to applicants during the Handog Titulo Program of the government cover a total of 4.5441 hectares within the Itogon area. PENR […]

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Contest is on for the provincial tourism jingle composition

BONTOC, Mtn. Province – In a bid to promote the tourism industry of the province, the Provincial Tourism Office has spearheaded the launching of the competition for the composition of a Provincial Tourism Jingle. The launching was made last September 27, 2021 during the Monday flag raising program which coincided with the commemoration of the Philippine Tourism Week held every […]

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Site dev’t for Luna terraces housing project to start soon

Arch. Donna Tabangin, City Planning and Development Coordinator, announced that the site development for the Luna Terraces Socialized Housing and Resettlement Project will start at the end of October 2021. Site development is the implementation of any improvements that are needed to prepare a site before construction can begin. Earlier, the Baguio City Council confirmed the memorandum of agreement between […]

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More economic workers in Baguio get Covid-19 vaccines

BAGUIO CITY – More economic workers are getting the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine as the government reiterates its importance to give additional protection while aiming to rev the economy. Based on the Covid-19 vaccination update released by the city government on Tuesday evening, a total of 145,134 individuals in the A4 or the economic sector already received the jab. […]

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DOST-CAR highlights science, technology and innovation thru NSTW in CAR 2021

Showcasing the launching of projects, webinars to recognition of partners and a virtual exhibit, DOST-CAR conducted its annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) in CAR on September 21-24, 2021 via a hybrid platform (on-site and online). With the theme “Agham at Teknolohiya: Tugon sa Hamon ng Panahon,” the NSTW in CAR is the regional celebration of the NSTW and […]

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SSS receives over 17,726 maternity benefit applications online

A month after its initial implementation last May 31, 2021, the Social Security System (SSS) received over 17,726 maternity benefit applications online through the My.SSSPortal on the SSS website. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio said that the online submission of Maternity Benefit Application (MBA) was implemented to provide faster, easier, and more convenient options for female […]

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Environmental Groups Push for Green Electoral Reforms ahead of the 2022 Polls

26 September 2021, Quezon City– As the election fever heats up across the country, environmental groups wasted no time in urging the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to initiate much-needed reforms toward an eco-friendly conduct of the 2022 polls. Through a letter submitted last Friday to the office of COMELEC Chairman Sheriff M. Abas, pro-environment groups led by the EcoWaste Coalition, […]

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