Igorot Phil Army General awards medals to Cordi cops

Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad Benguet — The commander of the Mechanized Infantry Division (MID) of the Philippine Army awarded medals to 15 cops of Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) during the flag raising ceremony and Distinguished Visitor Program at Camp Major Bado Dangwa,La Trinidad, Benguet this morning.   Brigadier General Bismarck Soliba, MID […]

CELEBRATING VIGAN’S CITYHOOD FOUNDED ON SPANISH ROYAL DECREE

VIGAN CITY–Dios ti agngina! Hurrah for another year to celebrate the cityhood of Vigan as a component city, ushering the unity of residents welcoming visitors on January 22 declared as non-working holiday through Republic Act No 9411 signed by then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on March 24, 2007. Walking through the cobbled streets in Vigan history, […]

GUN FOR HIRE ARRESTED IN ILOCOS SUR

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO — Police authorities in Ilocos Sur have arrested a gun for hire suspect in a drug buy-bust operation conducted over the week. Police Chief Superintendent Romulo E. Sapitula, Regional Director, identified the suspect as Marvin Y. Macugay, 30 years old, single and a resident of Sta. Cruz, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, […]

AQUINO AND HIS OFFICIALS CONCEALED CRONY FIRM IN PASSPORT SCHEME

  (Fourth of a series)  ONE of the clearest indications that the P38-billion scheme for the production of the new machine-readable passports that former President Aquino 3rd and his officials engineered was rotten is the following. They strenuously concealed that it was a private firm United Graphic Expressions Corp. (UGEC), and not the government corporation […]

TARLAC STATE U TOPS CRIMINOLOGY LICENSURE EXAM

TARLAC CITY — Tarlac State University (TSU) was ranked as the top-performing school in the December 2018 Criminologist Licensure Examination with a passing rate of 98.25 percent, besting 575 other schools in the country. “We have produced 56 new criminologists out of the 57 graduates who took the examination,” TSU President Dr. Myrna Q. Mallari said. […]

SULPHUR SPRING COOP, THE FASTEST GROWING COOP IN BENGUET

  BOKOD, Benguet — Barely four years in existence, a merger of two cooperatives and an association  is speeding up as the fastest growing coop in the province of Benguet. From  micro scale,  the Bokod Sulphur Spring  Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BSSMPC)  borne thru the  merger of two small coops, the Tikey MPC and  Bokod Agricultural and  […]

ETAG FESTIVAL SHOWCASES SAGADA’S DISTINCT CULTURE

SAGADA, Mountain Province — This scenic town will highlight its rich culture and tradition in the 8th Etag Festival set from January 31 to February 3, 2019. Etag Festival coordinator Denver Sibayan said this year’s festivities will highlight the culture and traditions of the Isagada through the various activities and events which will be enjoyed by […]

MGB-CAR URGED TO FASTRACK FINDINGS ON MINES VIEW SINKING AREA

BAGUIO CITY— Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan requested the Cordillera office of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-CAR) and the technical personnel of the local government to fastrack the conduct of the required inspection to the reported cracks on the road and alleged sinking portion of the road leading to the famous Mines View Park so […]

ANOTHER CEBUANO LOTTO PLAYER BAGS P63M, 7TH LOTTO MILLIONAIRE IN 10 DAYS

It is indeed a lucky start of the year for our gaming public as another Lotto millionaire was declared in just a span of 10 days – seventh millionaire for this year. “It is a first of its kind in a span of 10 days. Our lucky millionaire guessed the correct combination of 19-01-25-43-18-39, taking […]

BENECO SETS INFO DRIVE ON CONVERSION

BAGUIO CITY–The Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco) has set a massive information campaign on the decision of its members to register with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) and, as such, insulate it from the threat of privatization. Beneco’s member-consumers in Baguio and Benguet earlier passed resolutions for its conversion into a true cooperative to prevent it […]