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NEW CAGAYAN ACCESS ROAD TO HELP COCONUT FARMERS

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has assisted the growing coconut industry in Sanchez Mira, Cagayan with the construction of a 123-lineal meter access road. Secretary Mark Villar said that the DPWH Cagayan 2nd District Engineering Office (DEO) implemented the P2-million project, which was funded through the 2021 General Appropriations Act (GAA). “The […]

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PIAT OPENS ‘CROSS IN THE SKY’ TO LOCAL RESIDENTS

The 16-meter-high “Cross in the Sky,” perched atop the 50-meter-high Black Hill at the People’s Integrated Agri-tourism Center in Piat, Cagayan is now open to local residents. Piat tourism officer Benedict Santo Tomas said visitors from other towns and provinces, especially from other regions and Metro Manila where the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis still persists, […]

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SENATE TO PROBE CAGAYAN FLOODING – PANGILINAN

Senator Kiko Pangilinan said he will be filing a Senate resolution to probe the flooding in the wake of Typhoon Ulysses that killed at least 24 persons in Cagayan. “Sunod-sunod na mga sakuna ang nangyari sa bansa nitong mga nakaraang linggo, pero dapat pa ring tanungin: Naiwasan kaya ito kung na-control nang maayos ang pagbukas […]

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QUIRINO SENDS HELP TO CAGAYAN, ISABELA – CUA

Quirino province is getting back on its feet following the onslaught of typhoons, Governor Dakila Carlo Cua said. In a virtual briefing, Cua said telecommunications lines are now back to normal while 50 percent of cut electric power was already restored. “Ang nawalan lang naman po ay dalawang bayan (there were only two towns that experienced […]

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PH RED CROSS SENDS TEAMS TO CAGAYAN – GORDON

As the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues its response to typhoon Ulysses (international name Vamco) in different parts of Luzon, the country’s foremost humanitarian organization sent augmentation support to Cagayan Valley after many houses in various towns in the region submerged due to heavy rains brought by the typhoon. PRC Chair and CEO Senator Dick […]

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CLOUD SEEDING OPERATIONS IN CENTRAL LUZON SET – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA), in partnership with the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), will undertake cloud seeding operations in Central Luzon to stem the declining water level in Pantabangan Dam. Agriculture Secretary William Dar has given the go-signal for the DA’s Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) to commence cloud seeding operations to induce […]

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RED CROSS TURNS OVER HOUSES TO CAGAYAN FAMILIES DISPLACED BY TYPHOON OMPONG – GORDON

More than a year after the destruction left by Typhoon Ompong, the strongest typhoon to hit Luzon since 2010 and the strongest to make landfall in the Philippines since Typhoon Yolanda in 2013, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has enabled affected families in Cagayan get their lives back. Senator Dick Gordon, PRC chairman and CEO, […]

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FIRST EVER MONOLITH RICE DOME IN CAGAYAN TO OPEN SOON – EDILLO

The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 2 (Cagayan Valley) is set to activate this year the P10 million first-ever monolithic dome erected at the DA-Southern Cagayan Research Center in Minanga Norte, Iguig, Cagayan that would serve as a warehouse for agricultural products, such as farm seeds and other inputs. DA Regional Executive Director Narciso Edillo […]