April 24, 2011 in Cordillera
Itogon enacts additional business permit requirement
By May Ann Agcaoili
La Trinidad, Benguet — The Itogon resolution enacted as an ordinance has been approved on its 2nd and final reading, April 18.
The ordinance is entitled Requiring Business Applicants applying or renewing their business permits to secure a Certificate of Employer Registration from Pag- Ibig Fund.
This is a pre-requisite to the issuance of business permits in the Municipality. According to the Vice Mayor Noel Ngolob, the effectivity of the ordinance is based on the local government code especially if the ordinance did not state the specific date of effectivity. #
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Agrarian funds for infra projects to help raise incomes of farmers
By Dan B. Codamon/PIA-CAR
HINGYON,Ifugao — The Department of Agrarian Reform-Cordillera Administrative Region (DAR-CAR) recently assured the beneficiaries of this community of forthcoming funds for agrarian projects.
DAR CAR regional director Renato R. Navata, allayed fears of the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARB) of the Hingyon Special Tribal Reform Community (STARC) that there are funds for the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Project (ARISP).
Navata explained that under ARISP III funded by the Japanese government, P22 million has been allotted for the barangays of Poblacion-Cababuyan farm-to-market road; P11,924,000 for the Anao and Umalbong irrigation system; and P1.5 million for post harvest facility with a capacity of 3,500 cavans. #
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Police trains women cops on gender issues
By Maritess B. Beñas/PIA-CAR
BANGUED, Abra — Around 28 policewomen from the provincial police offices (PPOs) of Abra and Apayao underwent a gender and development (GAD) seminar at Camp Juan Villamor, here in continuing efforts to equip the police force in effectively dealing with women who are victims of social injustice and violence.
Police Senior Inspector Perlita Tacio of the PRO-COR’s Family Juvenile Gender and Development (FJGAD) Office served as the main speaker.
Tacio emphasized the need for the policewomen to take special consideration of the emotional and psychological implications of the sad experiences of the women who are victims of social injustices such as sexual abuse, discrimination and violence in all forms. #