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161 pregnant women avail of free health services on Buntis Day

BONTOC, Mountain Province – One hundred sixty one pregnant women in the province joined in the celebration of the 15th National Araw ng Buntis with the theme “Kaagapay ni Buntis sa Panahon ng Kalamidad at Krisis.” The celebration of the “Buntis” Day pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 569 declaring the 10th day of March of […]

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Abra Women’s Day celebration features dance craze

BANGUED, Abra – The women of Abra danced their hearts out to shake off extra pounds and inches on their bellies on March 8, 2018 in celebration of International Women’s Day and Abreñean Kawayan Festival This year’s theme of the Women’s Day celebration, “”Make Change Work for Women” inspired organizers to introduce some renovations such […]

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Nat’l. TVET Enrollment Day and Jobs Bridging enrolls 1,881 in Ifugao

ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao – The just concluded two-day National Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Enrollment Day and Jobs Bridging at the municipal gymnasium netted almost 2,000 enrolees and applicants here. The Technical Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in Ifugao who spearheaded the event in partnership with other government and non-government organizations reported that a […]

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LTO-Kalinga collects P5M in 2 months

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga – The Land Transportation Provincial Office had collected P5.009 million in the first two months of the year overshooting its collection for the same period last year. Provincial Land Transportation Officer Jenelyn Angog reported that collection for the period last year was P4.437M or an increase of P662, 000 this year. […]

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DOH deploys health professionals to the barrios

BONTOC, Mountain Province, March 12(PIA) – Two medical doctors led health providers hired by the Department of Health(DOH) under its Human Resource for Health Programs to be deployed in the grassroots level this year. Judith Louise Daoas of the Provincial DOH Office here said the two doctors under the Doctor to the Barrio (DTTB) program […]

Editorial

Markets vs. Duterte: Are blanket bans a good idea?

Bans, prohibitions, and crackdowns are some of Duterte’s favorite economic policies. But bans are the ultimate form of market regulation, and government should use them cautiously, not rashly. In a previous piece, we explored President Rodrigo Duterte’s tendency to threaten, harass, and extort the private sector, especially big business. Here we explore yet another aspect […]

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Real problem on political dynasties, Chief Justice Puno

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love…” (2 Peter 1:5-8, the Holy Bible). -ooo- THE REAL PROBLEM ON POLITICAL DYNASTIES, […]

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The number we call Grades

A child got the lowest grade in class. The teacher gossiped with the other teacher saying it would be a miracle if the child will finish High School. The more than miracle happened, the child did not only finish high school, he finished his college degree, finished his Master’s degree and got his doctoral degree […]