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26 09, 2022

Benguet province hires 147 teachers

By |2022-09-26T15:15:18+00:00September 26, 2022|Cordillera, News|0 Comments

THE provincial government of Benguet has hired some 147 teachers for both primary and secondary levels of education to augment the province’s existing teaching force ahead of the expected return to full face-to-face classes in November.        According to Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas, the newly-hired teachers under the Provincial School Board [...]

26 09, 2022

`P500k quake aid from Benguet given to Abra province

By |2022-09-26T15:13:36+00:00September 26, 2022|Cordillera, News|0 Comments

THE Provincial Government of Benguet has provided P500,000 worth of financial assistance to the Provincial Government of Abra in support of its relief operations for the families affected by the July 27 earthquake.        According to Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas, the fund was sourced from the province’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management [...]

29 08, 2022

CAR school reopening posts high attendance, Baguio schools still damaged by quake

By |2022-08-29T13:53:30+00:00August 29, 2022|Cordillera, News|Comments Off on CAR school reopening posts high attendance, Baguio schools still damaged by quake

THE Department of Education- Cordillera (DepEd-CAR) lauded its smooth return to face-to-face classes this week as the region posted a 92 percent attendance of enrolled students in the various schools. Cyrille Gaye Miranda of the DepEd-CAR Public Affairs Office said that 92.64 percent of the target 448,205 learner population from [...]

15 08, 2022

Benguet Corp to build bridge in abandoned Benguet excavation area

By |2022-08-15T07:50:09+00:00August 15, 2022|Cordillera, News|Comments Off on Benguet Corp to build bridge in abandoned Benguet excavation area

THE Benguet Corporation (BC) will be constructing a bridge near its abandoned mining patented claim area near an open pit in Sitio Luneta, Loacan-Antamok, Itogon. The bridge, funded under the company’s Care and Maintenance Budget, is expected to be a 400 meter-long one-lane concrete bridge. However, the corporation has not [...]

1 08, 2022

Cordi lawmakers eye scrapping of tolls in Kennon

By |2022-08-01T15:29:26+00:00August 1, 2022|Business, Cordillera, News, Politics|Comments Off on Cordi lawmakers eye scrapping of tolls in Kennon

TWO bills from Cordillera representatives in Congress are seeking the scrapping of tolls along Kennon Road. House Bills (HB) 1047 and 1048, filed by Benguet Representative Eric Yap and Mountain Province Representative Maximo Dalog Jr. respectively, state that due to Executive Order (EO) 34 by former president Ramon Magsaysay, as [...]

1 08, 2022

DOT to take inventory of heritage sites, tourism establishments hit by quake

By |2022-08-01T15:27:39+00:00August 1, 2022|Cordillera, News|Comments Off on DOT to take inventory of heritage sites, tourism establishments hit by quake

DEPARTMENT of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco has directed the DOT regional offices to coordinate with their respective local government units  (LGUs) to determine the extent of damage, and extend assistance to tourism-related establishments (TREs) affected by the earthquake that occurred on Wednesday, July 27. The DOT's infrastructure arm [...]

25 07, 2022

Robin Padilla bats for marijuana as alternative treatment option

By |2022-07-25T12:04:36+00:00July 25, 2022|Cordillera, News, Top Story|Comments Off on Robin Padilla bats for marijuana as alternative treatment option

SENATOR Robin Padilla, who prides himself to be the Cordilleran senator,  is pushing for the legalization of medical marijuana or cannabis as an alternative treatment option in the Philippines. This may help sort out Cordillera’s illicit marijuana industry.  Senate Bill 230 seeks said legalization, as well as expanding research into [...]

18 07, 2022

Habagat damage hits P50M in Banaue

By |2022-07-18T11:11:55+00:00July 18, 2022|Cordillera, News, Top Story|Comments Off on Habagat damage hits P50M in Banaue

Frank Cimatu and Angel Castillo YOU’VE seen the footage of cars and even pigs being washed away from the roads of Banaue which the Habagat rains have turned into a river. But, as it turns out, what affected the province more were the unseen damages. About P50 million worth of [...]

11 07, 2022

CAR students to go into limited face-to-face

By |2022-07-11T15:45:04+00:00July 11, 2022|Cordillera, News|Comments Off on CAR students to go into limited face-to-face

CORDILLERAN students under the K-12 program will be undergoing limited face-to-face classes due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and increasing costs of operation brought on by rising fuel and basic goods prices, the Department of Education(DepEd) said on Wednesday. “More than 40,000 K-12 pupils in the region will have to [...]

11 07, 2022

Itogon to lobby for pocket mining ban lift

By |2022-07-11T15:43:25+00:00July 11, 2022|Cordillera, Green, News|Comments Off on Itogon to lobby for pocket mining ban lift

ITOGON’s new municipal government is hoping to lobby for the possible lifting of the four-year pocket mining ban that has hampered the local economy. Mayor Bernard Waclin has declared their intention to meet with pocket mining associations in Itogon and seek their full compliance with the ongoing ban in order [...]

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