PDEA validating drug-cleared LGUs in Cordillera

THE MANSION, Baguio City — To be able to sustain the status of municipalities and provinces in the Cordillera as drug-cleared areas, the Oversight Committee is continuously monitoring and validating the places in the region. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Cordillera Regional Director Edgar Apalla on the sidelines of the joint Cordillera Regional Peace and … Read More

NFA checks for fake rice in Cagayan Valley

  TUGUEGARAO CITY — The National Food Authority (NFA) Region 2 here conducted a surprise inspections in various rice stores and retailers in the Cagayan Valley to see check for the presence of fake rice supposedly coated in plastic and reportedly coming from China. NFA provincial director Emmanuel Villanueva on Thursday said in radio interview … Read More

123,000 dogs vaccinated so far this year in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — At least 123,132 dogs from various towns and cities of Pangasinan have already been given anti-rabies vaccination this year. The Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) said those vaccinated comprise 65 percent of the total target of 188,192 dogs set to undergo anti-rabies vaccination in the province. OPVet said anti-rabies vaccination conducted … Read More

SP calls anew for probe on absconding of Laoag treasurer, loss of P85.4M

LAOAG CITY -— Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on Tuesday passed another resolution reiterating its earlier request to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to conduct its own investigation on the absconding of Laoag treasurer Elena Asuncion and the loss of more or less Php85.4-million city government funds. The resolution was sponsored by 11 members of the provincial … Read More

TUPAD workers restore water supply in Batanes capital

TUGUEGARAO CITY –The Department of Labor and Employment – Regional Office-2 (DOLE 2) has provided emergency employment to 30 displaced workers of Basco, Batanes through its “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD)” Program. The beneficiaries hiked the legendary Mt. Iraya to repair the water system supplying Basco, capital town of Batanes. They walked 12 … Read More

Laoag marks 52nd Charter Day anniversary

LAOAG CITY -— Residents and officials in this city are taking a day-off from their daily routine on Monday, June 19 as Laoag celebrates its 52nd foundation anniversary. Proclamation No. 226 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea by authority of President Rodrigo Duterte declared June 19 as a non-working holiday here. Attended by city hall … Read More