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)
|DOST project beneficiary produces biggest 'ulang' |
|by Benjie S. de Yro|
ILAGAN, Isabela, January 31 (PIA) -- A university professor in this capital town who is a recipient of the “Ulang project” under Small Entrepreneur Technology Upgrading Program (SET UP) of the Department of Science and Technology has produced the biggest ulang or fresh river prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) compared to the same specie produced by Regions 5, 6, 9 and 12, according Director Urduja Tejada.
“The fish farmer-professor identified as Enrico Santos whose farm is located at Barangay Marana here harvested 12 piece per kilo, breaking the existing record harvest of the Bicol region which registered 20 pieces per harvest,” Tejada said. (+)
Gov't to implement water dev't projects in 3 N. Vizcaya towns BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, January 30 (PIA) -- The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government(DILG) will be conducting water development projects to at least three local government units in the province in a bid to improve the communities' access to clean and potable water supply.
Under the program called “Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa Lahat,’ poor municipalities will be given spring development or deep well water development projects, especially those without potable water systems and prone to water-borne diseases. (+)
|Balikbayan finds ulang production profitable|
|by Benjie S. De Yro|
QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya, January 31 (PIA) -- A former accountant of an insurance company in the United States discovered the economic potentials of the fresh-water prawn , ulang (Macrobrachium rosenbergii), four months after he ventured into its production.
Frederick Yang, owner of the Yang Farm in Barangay Maddiangat in this municipality netted P19,000 from his 0.1 hectare ulang pond after he stocked it with 6,500 post larvae ulang. (+)
2 Tuguegarao City universities sponsor medical missionby Benjie S. De Yro
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, January 31 (PIA) -- Alumni of two schools here have bonded together and have tapped the New Jersey, USA–based Filipinos for a two-day medical and dental mission for the indigents of this city on Jan. 30-31.
The batch of Former General Jefferson Soriano, President of High School Class 1971 of the former St. Louis College of Tuguegarao (now the University of Saint Louis) were joined by High School Classes 1971 and 1976 of the former Saint Paul College of Tuguegarao (now the St. Paul University-Philippines.) (+)
NGCP to install additional power transmission line in Cagayan Valleyby Oliver Baccay
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Jan. 31 (PIA) -- The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is set to install 230 KV power transmission line 2 to provide N-1 or new line for the existing transmission line serving Cagayan and Isabela.
Atty. Cynthia Alabanza, spokesperson and adviser for external affairs, said this project involves the installation of a second circuit from Santiago City to Tuguegarao City substations bypassing Gamu substations. (+)
DSWD-2 chief receives “Best Manager” awardby Oliver T. Baccay
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Jan. 31 (PIA) -- Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) region 2 director Arnel Garcia was awarded the "Best Manager” title in the DSWD’s program on awards and incentives for service excellence (PRAISE), for his many achievements, contributions and initiatives which resulted to the efficient and effective delivery of social services to the public.
Annually, the DSWD honors its best managers, technical workers, and administrative support staff through the PRAISE awards. (+)