DSWD’s Feeding Program to cover 47,305 kids in CAR

BAGUIO CITY – – The Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) aims to increase the number of children beneficiaries on its 6th cycle (2016-2017) as it targets to reach 47,305 children. The SFP, a program of the Department of Social and Welfare Development(DSWD), aims to improve the nutritional status of children enrolled in Child Development Centers […]

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Abra town presents dev’t status, sets plans forward

In a fusion of development and cultural celebration, the municipality of Villaviciosa, Abra looked back on their achievements and plotted their next development priorities during a recent Municipal Talakayan organized by said municipality with Kalahi-CIDSS. Dubbed as “Apatan” local term of the Maeng Tribe of Villaviciosa which means “discussions,” the Municipal Talakayan was a venue for a multi-stakeholder dialogue of […]

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Senior moments

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Senior citizens have the privilege of lingering over breakfast as they don’t have to rush to that 8-5 job. Sometimes, it is like compensating for all those days that they have to rush early to the payeo or um-a (before the sun gets too hot) or school or office. Unless, of course, they have a […]

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BLGU and Health workers of Tabuk City unified against rabies

Tabuk City- Serving as key players from the community, around 170 barangay officials and health workers representing the 42 barangays here were united to support the campaign against rabies through an orientation seminar held at Davidson Hotel on September 28, 2016. The orientation seminar on Anti-Rabies Act (RA 9482) and on the Guidelines in the Prevention and Control of Rabies […]

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Busy October for senior citizens

BAGUIO CITY- A variety of activities await Baguio’s elderly up to the end of October in celebration of Senior Citizen month with the theme “Pagmamahal at Respeto ng Nakakabata, Nakapagpapaligaya sa Nakatatanda.” A week-long photo exhibit is slated for various elderly groups at City Hall on Oct. 10-15 by the Federation of Baguio Senior Citizens Association (FBASECA), Veterans Federation of […]

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Choose SM accessories everyday

All you need to complete any look is that one statement piece. A bold cuff or a rock glam ring can transform the simplest of outfits. With one stroke, the right handbag, a juxtaposition of fashion jewelry, and a play with details can give your outfit a new look. That is the power of accessories, and at SM Accessories, it’s […]

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1,980 tuberculosis cases recorded in the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY– Health authorities reported decreasing tuberculosis cases but not as fast as they were projected towards achieving a tuberculosis free global village by 2035. Dr. Alexie Marrero, head of the regional epidemiology and surveillance unit of the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR), said individuals seeking medical attention for tuberculosis are increasing but the overall actual number […]

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Skin defence from the Body Shop

From late nights to lazy brunches, urbanitas work hard and play even harder. But while you’re saying cheers to happy hour, one mixer you won’t want your skin to drink is in the ‘dirty cocktail’ of harmful UV rays and free radicals. We all know how damaging the sun can be to our skin. In fact, 90% of visible changes […]

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Proposed Ifugao hydro plant is getting the Free, Prior and Informed Consent of the local IPs

SN Aboitiz Power-Ifugao, Inc. (SNAP-Ifugao), the proponent of the proposed Alimit Hydroelectric Power Complex located in the province of Ifugao is still completing the free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process with the indigenous peoples as required under the IPRA law, SNAP Group spokesperson Mike Hosillos said in a statement. “We have been conducting the second community consultative assemblies, or […]

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