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Loakan airport rehabilitation doable, says Neda chief
/ from 9 days ago
SOCIO-ECONOMIC Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia announced the proposed P492-million rehabilitation of the Loakan airport.Pernia, who was in the city to spearhead the Cordillera stakeholders’ Forum on Regional Autonomy and the Baguio airport, said there are projects that need to be implemented to make the airport qualify as a national airport ...
Coffee production thriving in La Trinidad
/ from 10 days ago
THERE is a significant growth of the coffee industry in Benguet’s capital town.Before a law was passed establishing the La Trinidad Coffee Festival in 2015, some 4,500 coffee trees were reported in the valley with 17.268 metric tons produced.Fast forward to December of 2018, the number of coffee trees grown ...
Clark ready for more flights
/ from 111 days ago
CLARK International Airport Corporation [Ciac] President Jaime Alberto Melo announced an additional of 100 flights next month.“We are working on additional regional flights. Iyon po talaga ang bubuhay sa Pampanga because we have already the domestic base. If we have the international and domestic flights, buo na po iyong hub ...
First tourism business-to-business confab set
/ from 126 days ago
SOME 25 tourism industry suppliers are set to convene for the First Tourism Business to Business (B2B) Northern Luzon conference to be held in Baguio City.Esgala, a travel and tour agency based in La Trinidad in Benguet, is taking a leap on its 18th anniversary with the launching of the ...
Public consultation no longer needed for SM Sky Ranch project
/ from 132 days ago
BAGUIO City Mayor Mauricio Domogan said there is no need for a public consultation on the ongoing Sky Ranch project of SM City Baguio as long as the mall management complies with all the requirements.Domogan declined to sign Resolution No. 303, series of 2018, which urges SM City Baguio and ...
Ifugao town eyes rice sufficiency
/ from 293 days ago
THE MUNICIPALITY of Banaue in Ifugao targets to achieve rice sufficiency, create jobs and draw more tourists with the rehabilitation of its abandoned rice fields. “If the 540 hectares will be restored, our target here in Banaue is after the project, you are going to eat Tinawon rice here in ...
DA sets aside P50M for farm loans
Maria Elena Catajan
/ from 293 days ago
DEPARTMENT of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol announced another P50 million worth of loans for farmers in the Cordillera Administrative Region.In 2017, Piñol said the Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) was piloted in the Cordilleras with a P46-million fund for distribution to local farmers as soft loans.“The loans can be ...
Smart fires up LTE in Sagada
/ from 304 days ago
SAGADA, Mt. Province – Residents and tourists in this resort town is set to benefit improved mobile and data services.PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) fired up its Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-A) in the town hoping to deliver better mobile experience in the area.Vice Mayor Benjamin Capuyan welcomed the ...
Ilocos, Benguet coffee named the best in PH
/ from 329 days ago
COFFEE farmers from Ilocos Sur and Benguet topped other regions in the country for this year’s coffee quality competition during the 3rd Philippine Coffee Conference in Baguio City.Shaun Ong from Singapore, one of the judges during the event, said the high-rating of coffee quality is testament of the improving coffee ...
Conner farmers receive machinery
/ from 339 days ago
SOME P1.822 million worth of farm machinery were distributed to different farmer associations in Conner, Apayao on March 12 by the Department of Agriculture-Cordillera (DA-CAR).The distribution of the machinery is part of DA’s special project, Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD), which aims to boost the livelihood of farmer beneficiaries ...