11 Cordillera towns to return excess SAP fund

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Friday 11 local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), which are considered as Geographically Isolated and Depressed Areas (GIDA), have intended to return the excess funds from the Social Amelioration Program (SAP).

PEZA partners with BLISTT for economic zone expansion

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is asking the mayors of the municipalities adjacent here to help look for areas for possible economic zone expansions and the city to help provide the necessary manpower. “Lahat ng mga may lupa public or private iniimbitahan naming i apply nila to become an economic zone para ma-utilize at ma-spread natin ang mga industries (We are … Read More

Apayao barangays get 57 patrol vehicles

LUNA, Apayao — The provincial government has distributed 57 new patrol vehicles to barangays (villages) in all seven municipalities. “Use the vehicle to help our people in times of need especially because our barangays are so far away,” Governor Eleanor Bulut-Begtang told barangay officials during the turn-over ceremony on Thursday. The vehicles were given to the … Read More

Love in the time of Covid-19

BAGUIO CITY — Showing affection to loved ones during the onslaught of a dreaded disease inspired a floral designer to think outside the box in selling items popular on Valentine’s Day. Anthoniuz Paulite, owner of Anthoniuz Floral Designs at the Ililikha Complex on Assumption Road here, thought of including sanitary and health care products in … Read More

Benguet braces for nCoV as 1st PUI recorded

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet— The provincial government here is calling on its residents to be calm and abide by health guidelines as it records its first-person under investigation (PUI) for possible 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Governor Melchor Diclas on Wednesday advised residents that the best way not to contract the disease is to stay physically healthy … Read More