Category: Provincial

LT addresses rampant illegal structures

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet-This capital town has taken a bold step in curving illegal structures which have spread through the years. Municipal engineer Benedict Pineda admitted that their town known as the Salad Bowl, Strawberry Capital of the country and in recent years as Rose Capital, is saddled with structures allegedly constructed without the necessary building […]

La Union board OKs Sapatos Project ordinance

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union — P500,000.00 was initially appropriated from the General Fund of the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) to finance the ordinance known as the La Union educational assistance to the poor and underprivileged learners from public elementary school by providing them shoes through the “Sapatos Project.” S a n g […]

Benguet small-scale mining groups told to employ mining, safety engineer

ITOGON, Benguet —The Benguet Federation of Small Scale Miners, Inc. (BFSSM) is requiring all its member associations to employ the services of safety supervisor and mining engineer to ensure the safety of small-scale miners and the protection of the environment. “We will be enforcing each of our member associations to employ the services of safety […]

Bauangeños celebrate town’s 74th Liberation Day anniversary

BAUANG, La Union – Mayor Eulogio Clarence Martin P. de Guzman III led the Bauangeños in celebrating the town’s 74th liberation day anniversary on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the town plaza. “I challenge our young milennials to look back to what we are as Bauangeños,” de Guzman said. He said that this is the […]

DA binigyan ng inuming-tubig ang 167 kabahayan sa Banaue

BANAUE, Ifugao – Kinumisyon ng Department of Agriculture (DA) ang isa pang potable water system sub-project na magbibigay ng tubig sa 167 kabahayan sa isang liblib na barangay sa Banaue, Ifugao. “Through the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), the DA commissioned the PHP2.4 million project that assures residents they will enjoy safe, accessible and potable […]

Underground mine officer falls inside tunnel

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — An underground mine officer tasked to patrol underground tunnels at the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company (LCMC) mine site in Lepanto, Mankayan was found dead at dawn on Wednesday. Police said an LCMC employee told them that the lifeless body of underground patrol employee Marvin Hidalgo del Rosario was found by mine […]

Irrigation Project

Photo shows a portion of the ongoing construction of concrete canals of the Alfonso Lista Pump Irrigation Project (ALPIP) which will benefit 2,300 hectares of farmland in Alfonso Lista, Ifugao. ALPIP is a multi-year project and has an allocation of P153 million.   Photo courtesy of NIACAR

Pagtaas ng teen pregnancy sa lungsod, iniulat

LUNGSOD NG BAGUIO – Iniulat ng Health Services Office (HSO) population division ang pagtaas ng teenage pregnancies sa Summer Capital ng bansa mula 545 kaso noong 2017 sa 623 noong nakaraang taon. Sinabi ni Population Development Officer Rowena Rabanes na ang datos ay nagmula sa mga bilang na ibinigay ng 16 na health centers sa […]

Abra governor confident with PNP, AFP’s professionalism in the upcoming polls

BANGUED, Abra – Abra Governor Ma. Jocelyn Valera-Bernos reiterated her confidence the military and police will display the highest sense of professionalism in the upcoming midterm polls in May. This developed amidst President Duterte’s continued assurances that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) would remain nonpartisan in the […]

Water supply from irrigation in Kalinga, Apayao drop

The National Irrigation Administration – Cordillera (NIA-CAR) water supply from its irrigation facilities in the provinces of Kalinga and Apayao reduced due to the dwindling supplies these past weeks as a result of the prevailing dry spell. NIA-CAR regional manager Benito Espique, Jr. said Friday (March 15) that initial reports from their field offices said […]

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