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Outgoing DOLE 2 Regional Director Grace Y. Ursua turns over the ‘key’ of responsibility to Atty. Sixto T. Rodriguez. The turn-over ceremony; which was held on 30 January 2012 at Las Palmas Resort and Restaurant, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan; was well attended by DOLE 2 Staff, some PESO Federation Officers, some Local Executives and heads of attached and partner agencies. Atty. Rodriguez who hails from Tumauini, Isabela but now resides in Villasis, Pangasinan was the OIC Regional Director of DOLE CAR. Dir. Ursua will be re-assigned to DOLE 1. (PIA-2)
Cagayan Valley Region

News Stories for January 2012


  1. DOST project beneficiary produces biggest 'ulang' (R02)
  2. Balikbayan finds ulang production profitable (R02)
  3. 2 Tuguegarao City universities sponsor medical mission (R02)
  4. NGCP to install additional power transmission line in Cagayan Valley (R02)
  5. DSWD-2 chief receives “Best Manager” award (R02)
  6. City residents benefit from free medical, dental mission (R02)
  7. Labeling of agriculture-processed products, handicrafts pushed (R02)


  1. Gov't to implement water dev't projects in 3 N. Vizcaya towns (R02)
  2. Quirino tourism office unveils provincial tourism master plan (R02)
  3. LGU-Solana offers cash incentives to college students (R02)
  4. BFAR distributes fingerlings to dengue-prone barangays (R02)
  5. BIR – Isabela intensifies tax mapping operations (R02)
  6. DOLE recruits call center agents in region 2 (R02)
  7. Ordinance requiring motorcycle drivers, backriders to wear helmets passed (R02)
  8. BFAR awaits completion of municipal ordinances for planned FAO for ludong conservation (R02)


  1. Tagalog news: 3 bayan ng Nueva Vizcaya, mabibiyayaan ng proyektong patubig (R02)
  2. BFAR supports responsible dredging (R02)


  1. 1,830 typhoon-affected Quirinians to have new homes through DSWD’s core shelter project (R02)
  2. Quirino provincial gov’t braces for IRA cut (R02)
  3. Catholic Church urges families to read the Bible (R02)
  4. DA, DepEd urge schools to establish vegetable gardens (R02)
  5. Claveria has 20 hectares cacao plantation (R02)


  1. 4,000 girl scouts join 52nd encampment in Claveria (R02)
  2. Feature: Tipon-Tipan sa PIA through the years (R02)
  3. DOST joins Climate Change Summit (R02)


  1. NIA 2 introduces five rice-cropping in two years scheme (R02)
  2. NVizcaya PLGU infra projects in 2011 near completion (R02)
  3. Tagalog News: Kumpanya ng kuryente, nagbigay ng silid-aralan (R02)
  4. Ilocano news: Maysa a pagadalan, indonar ti SNAP-Magat (R02)
  5. Cagayan Valley power firm donates school building (R02)
  6. BFAR, LGUs tie-up on SWIP fish cage project (R02)
  7. Mobile library to benefit Cauayan City students (R02)
  8. Tagalog news: Nueva Vizcaya, tumanggap ng parangal mula sa BLGF (R02)
  9. BFAR launches school on the air for fisherfolks (R02)


  1. Rescue 922 proves worth to serve Cauayenos (R02)
  2. Isabela CSC monitors offices, LGUs in implementing anti-red tape (R02)
  3. Expert allays fears on dredging (R02)
  4. Study shows Cagayan River silted parts need immediate dredging (R02)
  5. Document to back Lal-lo cityhood restoration found (R02)
  6. Rehab of coastal town airports sought (R02)
  7. Prov’l agri introduces “oh my gulay” program (R02)
  8. Feature: Balete Pass: Nueva Vizcaya's historical and tourism landmark (R02)


  1. Six vintage bombs turned-over to army explosive experts (R02)
  2. Cagayan tops student employment service in region 2 (R02)
  3. OWWA 2 invites OFWs’ relatives to enroll in Microsoft Tulay program (R02)
  4. DOST to boost geotextile production (R02)
  5. Private sector rep urges health department to invest on healthy lifestyle programs (R02)
  6. DILG, NAPC, DOH implement water dev't program to 3 Nueva Vizcaya towns (R02)


  1. 510 beneficiaries of 4Ps to be hired for roadside maintenance (R02)
  2. DOST encourages more entrepreneurs for SET-UP (R02)
  3. DOLE2 awards power firm for zero lost time record (R02)
  4. ‘KKK’ festival highlights Cabagan, Isabela Patronal fiesta (R02)
  5. Meat inspection service links with LGUs on slaughter upgrading (R02)
  6. DOST launches Ovi Trap implementation phase II (R02)


  1. DOT 2 to conduct training for calesa and tricycle drivers in Tuguegarao city (R02)
  2. DOLE 2 targets 9,000 students for SPES program this year (R02)
  3. Potable water project implemented in Basco town (R02)
  4. NNC advocates goiter awareness (R02)
  5. Isabela towns to host mass wedding rites (R02)


  1. DILG 2 adopts new strategy as guidepost for CY 2012 (R02)
  2. NGCP-scheduled shutdown to affect Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao and parts of Isabela (R02)
  3. NFA 2 lauds LGUs for supporting I-Rice promotion (R02)


  1. Int'l foundation conducts eye care mission in Quirino (R02)
  2. Gird sked shutdown to affect Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao, and parts of Isabela (R02)
  3. Rehab center conducts candle making training for CICL (R02)
  4. NFA 2 lauds LGUs for supporting I-Rice promotion (R02)
  5. Community health workers to undergo 6-month emergency assistance training (R02)
  6. Cagayan River needs immediate dredging (R02)


  1. DSWD’s Supplemental Feeding program serves 19,438 pre-schoolers (R02)
  2. TESDA sets first ever training course on tour guiding in Batanes (R02)
  3. Nueva Vizcaya gets awards for efficient tax collection (R02)
  4. 9 orgs in Nueva Vizcaya benefit from DOLE’s P2M livelihood fund in 2011 (R02)
  5. DFA to conduct mobile passporting in Batanes (R02)
  6. Diffun town launches Business One Stop Shop (R02)


  1. SK to conduct counseling sessions to campus students (R02)
  2. Conservation Int’l to conduct training on mango production (R02)
  3. BFAR 2 to help typhoon- affected fishermen in Isabela (R02)
  4. Regional Project Monitoring Committee lauds Q-life’s benefits to unemployed Quirinians (R02)
  5. NIA to convert Addalam Dam into infra-tourism (R02)
  6. Ilocano news: 2 nga grupo ditoy Nueva Vizcaya, naikkan pondo manipud DOLE (R02)
  7. Philhealth urges members to pay annual contributions before the implementation of the new rate (R02)


  1. POEA announces suspension of student internship program abroad (R02)
  2. Batanes colleges accredit courses under TESDA ladderized education program (R02)
  3. DOLE urges private employers to submit 13th month pay compliance report (R02)
  4. Provincial gov’t moves to mitigate impact of floods (R02)
  5. Quirino hospital to be completed in June (R02)
  6. Buguey intensifies tourism efforts (R02)
  7. BFAR 2 starts mangrove rehab project (R02)
  8. DILG monitors local government’s utilization of PCF (R02)


  1. 2 Nueva Vizcaya groups get financial aid from DOLE (R02)
  2. Functional operation center for disaster risk reduction pushed (R02)
  3. Itbayat women preserve traditional ‘yuvuk’ (R02)
  4. DILG 2 registers 100% compliance to FDP (R02)
  5. Stakeholders form tourism group (R02)
  6. Municipal health office brings health services closer to Itbayat Island residents (R02)
  7. Tagalog news: 'Riding in tandem' tututukan ng Nueva Vizcaya PNP (R02)
  8. Tagalog news: Panukalang pagpapatayo ng 1 Soil Testing Center sa Nueva Vizcaya, tututukan ng mga mambabatas (R02)


  1. LGU Cagayan complies with full disclosure policy - DILG (R02)
  2. Hospital soon to rise in Calayan Island (R02)
  3. Police seizes P6M worth of illegally cut lumbers in 2011 (R02)
  4. BFAR to release funds for fishing boats of fisherfolks in Isabela (R02)
  5. DOLE pushes research on farmers’ agrichemical use (R02)
  6. Nueva Vizcaya exec grateful over P10M LGSF aid (R02)
  7. Ilocano News: Apiculture Satellite Center, nalukatan sadiay probincia ti Quirino (R02)


  1. NTA Cagayan highlights 2011 accomplishments (R02)
  2. P 2M worth Kabuhayan starter kits awarded to workers, OFWs in 2011 (R02)


  1. BFAR launches mangrove reforestation (R02)
  2. OSHNet-2 to join 2nd North-Central Luzon OSH summit in Clark (R02)
  3. Congressional District Office completes tree planting target (R02)
  4. Feature: Magat Dam, the lifeblood of Isabela (R02)
  5. NTC-2 warns public on ‘text’ scams anew (R02)
  6. Tuguegarao City Science High School bares entrance exam skeds for incoming first year students (R02)
  7. Cauayan city council to revive inactive cooperatives (R02)


  1. DOLE Quirino bares accomplishments (R02)
  2. 8,553 Cagayan valley youth benefited from DOLE-SPES in 2011 (R02)
  3. Ilocano news: Bilang dagiti puor ditoy Nueva Vizcaya, bimmaba (R02)
  4. Nueva Vizcaya PLGU, 15 LGUs get local gov’t support fund (R02)
  5. Tagalog news: Mga insidente ng sunog sa Nueva Vizcaya, bumaba sa 2011 (R02)
  6. DSWD-2 sends contingent to Cagayan de Oro City (R02)
  7. Nueva Vizcaya BFP bares lower fire incidents in 2011 (R02)
  8. Taxpayers have only until January 20 to avail of discounted real property tax payments (R02)
  9. 50 lactation rooms established in region 2 (R02)
  10. DOLE 2 slates special recruitment activity for local and foreign employment (R02)
  11. Batanes State College sustains adopt fishing village project (R02)
  12. Rotarians to students, look for lucrative professions (R02)
  13. Continuous rains affect garlic production in Basco (R02)


  1. Rat infestation affect 1,890 hectares of rice lands in Cauayan City (R02)
  2. SK to lead covenant signing to fraternity, sorority groups in Ilagan (R02)
  3. Quirino residents relieved from interests, penalties of overdue real property tax payments in 2011 and prior years (R02)
  4. Quirino province implements new revenue code (R02)
  5. DOLE to conduct construction safety trainings (R02)


  1. BI – Isabela urges permanent residence foreigners to report and settle obligations this month (R02)
  2. Rehab of typhoon-affected infra projects in Isabela assured (R02)
  3. DOLE 2 announces schedules of jobs fairs for the first quarter (R02)
  4. Nueva Vizcaya rescue group bares 2012 plan (R02)


  1. Feature: Tuguegarao City’s One Barangay, One Livelihood Program (R02)
  2. Prov’l government to hold climate change summit this week (R02)
  3. Nueva Vizcaya cops eye prevention of ‘riding in tandem’ crimes (R02)
  4. Nueva Vizcaya dads mull regulation of firecrackers (R02)
  5. First national museum in Batanes inaugurated (R02)
  6. Rotary Club conducts visual acuity testing to elem studes (R02)
  7. Solon distributes relief goods to Basco residents (R02)
  8. Nueva Vizcaya public market officials seize undocumented meat products (R02)


  1. Disaster council campaigns “storm surge awareness” (R02)
  2. Tagalog News: Bagong tuklas na pook pasyalan sa Penablanca, bubuksan sa publiko (R02)
  3. Ilocano News: Pannakaiparit ti panagusar kadagiti paputok ditoy Nueva Vizcaya, adalen dagiti mammanday-linteg (R02)


  1. Tagalog news: ‘Daluyong ng bagyo’ isinama na sa mga dapat paghandaan ng publiko (R02)
  2. Newly discovered “bird watching site” in Penablanca to be open for public viewing (R02)
  3. Tagalog news: Bagong hepe ng pulisya, itinalaga sa Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya (R02)
  4. Ilocano news: Bilang dagiti krimen ditoy Nueva Vizcaya, bimmaba (R02)
  5. Ilocano news: Gov. Cuaresma, nangikari ti tulong kadagiti pulis (R02)


  1. Solon promises more investment on education this year (R02)
  2. Nueva Vizcaya gov vows support for PNP (R02)
  3. Nueva Vizcaya cop chief vows to solve sensational cases (R02)
  4. Isabela to receive local government support fund from DILG (R02)
  5. Ilagan town launches massive tax collection (R02)
  6. Cagayan PCSO operational by 1Q of 2012 (R02)
  7. BFP organizes barangay fire brigade (R02)
  8. Rescue 206 acquires new firefighting equipment (R02)
  9. Provincial gov’t to purchase heavy equipment to speed up infra projects implementation (R02)
  10. DSWD 2 provides core shelters to some 100 families in Roxas, Isabela (R02)
  11. SSS Tuguegarao exceeds targets (R02)


  1. Disaster council conducts earthquake, fire drills (R02)
  2. DSWD mandates provision of comfort rooms in all day care centers (R02)
  3. Isabela police office installs new community relations chief (R02)
  4. DSWD mandates provision of comfort rooms in all daycare centers (R02)
  5. Construction of P210M flood control project in Cagayan underway (R02)
  6. BMPC urged to acquire additional cargo vessels (R02)
  7. NFA 2 to supply additional 100 thousand bags of rice to NCR this month (R02)


  1. 2 emergency hospitals to be constructed in Cagayan (R02)
  2. PhilHealth implements new premium rates effective January 1 this year (R02)
  3. BFP-Cagayan achieves zero fire incident last yuletide season (R02)
  4. Waste segregation trash cans now a requirement for business permit renewal in Cabatuan (R02)
  5. Nueva Vizcaya registers low crimes in 2011 (R02)
  6. LGUs’ preparedness for calamities reiterated (R02)
  7. Firecracker-related injuries in Cagayan valley reach 79 - DOH 2 (R02)
  8. Basco mayor stands pat on curfew for minors (R02)
  9. Media, regional directors plant ‘Lubeg’ tree for Lallo’s nutrition program (R02)


  1. DPWH 2 to start rehab of main bridges in Cagayan (R02)
  2. ‘Goodbye Philippines’ firecracker kills 1 in Nueva Vizcaya (R02)
  3. DPWH reports completed infra projects in Batanes (R02)
  4. 3 typhoon-affected Isabela towns to benefit from foreign org program (R02)
  5. Rehabilitation of flood-affected farmers underway (R02)
  6. Tagalog news: 7 katao sa Nueva Vizcaya, sugatan sa paputok ng bagong taon (R02)
  7. Fireworks kill 1, injure 64 in Cagayan Valley region (R02)
  8. Rotary Club conducts gift giving, medical mission to Aeta community (R02)
  9. New Year’s day fireworks injure 7 in Nueva Vizcaya (R02)


  1. City treasury office calls on Santiaguenos to pay taxes early (R02)
  2. Batanes PDRRMC to be more proactive in 2012, says Batanes Gov. (R02)
  3. Tagalog News: Batas kontra paninigarilyo sa Nueva Vizcaya, umani ng positibong pagtanggap (R02)
  4. NCIP gives medical supplies to Basco health workers (R02)
  5. Ilocano news: Rangtay ti ili nga Ambaguio, mairugin a maipatakder (R02)
  6. Smoking ban gains positive public acceptance in Nueva Vizcaya (R02)


  1. Philhealth urges LGUs to improve rural health units (R02)
  2. 16,531 patients served in Cagayan’s public health services to poor communities (R02)
  3. Tagalog news: Coastguard pinawi ang pangamba ng publiko sa panganib lumubog na barko sa Aparri (R02)
  4. DENR institutionalizes coastal resource management in Cagayan (R02)
  5. DSWD urges students to support to 5-year research agenda (R02)

Total Headlines for January 2012: (198)

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