All OWWA RWOI Officers, Staff test Negative for COVID-19

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office I (OWWA RWOI) is pleased to announce the good news that all of their officers and staff were tested negative for COVID-19 following their exposure to number of Overseas Filipino Workers they have assisted through the agency’s travel assistance program and walk-in applicants for different programs and services. 

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Nabatbati A Badyet Ti DA Iti 2020, Maaramat A Pangisiguro Iti Food Security

Rudy Contillo

Iti uppat a bulan a nabatbati itoy a tawen, itultuloy ti Department of Agriculture (DA) a yimplementar dagiti kangrunan nga interventions tapno maisiguro nga adda agkaanay, madadaan, ken nalaka a taraon para iti minilion a kaamaan iti Filipinas, nangruna iti Metro Manila ken dagiti lugar a makasapul iti ad-adu a taraon aglalo itoy a kangitingit ti COVID-19 pandemic.

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Empowering Youths Through Youth Centers In The City Of San Fernando

To attain its vision to be the Safest Space for the Youth in the Ilocandia Region by 2022, the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation of the City of San Fernando, La Union, headed by Mr. Mark Anthony Ducusin, has aimed to establish SK Teen Centers in every barangay of the city that will provide quality comprehensive youth care and services in a safe and peaceful environment. And on August 12 and 19, 2020, just in time for the celebration of the International Youth Day, the city has officially launched the SK Teen Centers of Brgys. Poro, Catbangen, Ilocanos Sur, Tanqui, Cabaroan, and Dallangayan Este.

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CAMP BGEN OSCAR M. FLORENDO. Iti agtultuloy a kampania dagiti pulis kontra iti kriminalidad, dandani 1,000 a wanted a tattao nga addaan iti naduma-duma a kaso ti tiniliw dagiti panakabagi ti linteg ditoy region 1.

Iti report ni PBGen Rodolfo Azurin Jr., regional director ti PNP Region 1 kenni Police General Archie Francisco Gamboa, 963 a wanted ti tiniliwda kadagiti nagduduma nga operasion nga insayangkatda iti probinsia iti Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Sur ken Ilocos Norte.

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173 Violators of Illegal Gambling, STL, Collared By Cops of Region 1

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO– the PRO1’s (Police Regional Office 1) anti-illegal gambling campaign scored after the arrest of 173 violators in its one-day operation in Region 1 on August 19 in several towns in Panggasinan.

In his report to Police General Archie Fran3isco F Gamboa, Chief, PNP, Police Brigadier General Rodolfo S Azurin, Jr, PRO1 Regional Director confirmed that the PNP’s Anti-Illegal Gambling Plan “Operations High Roller was conducted in 9 City/Municipalities of Pangasinan that resulted in the arrest of 173 persons and confiscation of Php 862,665.00 bet money in different denominations, as follows:

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ni Eliseo B. Contillo
Tapno matulongan dagiti mannalon iti Benguet iti panagsuek ti presio ti repolio ken dadduma pay a nateng, inkeddeng ti Department of Agriculture-Cordillera (DA-CAR) a ti ahensia ti mangibiahe iti repolioda a 5 metriko tonelada iti linawas.
Kinuna ni DA CAR OIC-Director Cameron Odsey a limmaka ti repolio gapu iti oversupply. Itay lawasna, P8-P20 laeng ti kada kilo a nalaka unay no idilig iti average production cost a P8.60/kg.
Tapno saan a malugi dagiti mannalon, kinuna ni Odsey a pabilgenda ti Kadiwa marketing tapno makaideliberda iti 5,000 kg iti Metro Manila ken dadduma pay a merkado iti Luzon agingga iti Setiembre, babaen ti pannakitinnulong ti lima a grupo dagiti mannalon.
Agingga itay Agosto 14, ti DA-CAR ti nakailakon iti aganay a 4.5 tonelada a repolio, kinuna pay ni Odsey.
Ti presio ti repolio iti umuna a semestre ti napintas ta immabut iti P10.53/kg iti kalakana iti Enero ken P53.33/kg iti kanginana iti Hunio.
Ad-adda pay a papigsaen ti DA-CAR dagiti dadduma pay a Kadiwa platforms kas iti Kadiwa on Wheels ken Kadiwa Retail Stores, tapno umabot ti mailako iti 4,200 kg a repolio iti linawas kasta met dagiti dadduma pay a nateng.
“Itultuloy ti DA a yimplementar ti mandato a Plant, Plant, Plant Program iti babaen ti panangidaulao ni Secretary William Dar tapno maisiguro ti produksion ken adda madadaan nalaka a magatang a taraon,” kinuna ni Odsey.
Kas paset ti Plant, Plant, Plant program, ti Kadiwa ni Ani ken ti Kita marketing initiative ti nakatulongen iti pinulllo ribu a mannalon ken aganay a dua million a pamilia ken consumer iti intero a pagilian.
Addaan ti Kadiwa iti nadumaduma a plataporma kas iti Kadiwa on Wheels, Kadiwa Retailing, Kadiwa Express, ken online e-Kadiwa, a mabalin a pagpilian dagiti consumer a gumatangan bayat ti panawen ti community quarantine tapno maliklikan ti pannakaakarda iti Covid-19.
Agingga itay Agosto 14, kinuna ni Odsey a ti DA-CAR a babaen ti agribusiness marketing assistance division (AMAD) addani 101 a Kadiwa on Wheels,nga agilaklako iti 27,081 kg a nadumadua a nateng nga agpateg iti P939,360.
Ti Kadiwa retail store iti DA-CAR compound, nga addaan iti siam a grupo dagiti mannalon, ti nanggatangan ti ginasut a consumers iti aganay a 17,742 kg a nadumaduma a nateng nga agpateg iti P1,346,288.
Babaen ti Kadiwa Express —a pangipaayan ti DA iti pangiluganan dagiti mannalon kadagiti produktoda a mangibiahe a direkta kadagiti aggatgatang – umaboten iti P21.75 million ti napaglakkuanda iti 768,070 kg a nadumaduma a nateng. Kinuna pay ni Odsey a ti DA-CAR Kadiwa Express ti nakatulongen iti 23 farmers’ groups, 54 NGOs, ken 8 nga LGUs.
Babaen iti Kadiwa marketing initiatives, iti laksid ti pangta ti COVID-19 pandemic, dagiti mannalon iti Cordillera ti aggangganansia ken agtultuloy a makapastrek, ken maipaayanda dagiti consumers iti nalaka ken nasustansia a taraon.
Iti sabali a bangir, manipud Setiembre agingga iti Disiembre, ti Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC), iti La Trinidad ti agserbi a “buyer of last resort,” no adda oversupply ti nateng iti Cordillera region, innayonna.
Ti BAPTC — nga imanmanehar ti Benguet State University (BSU) babaen ti tulong ti DA-CAR, La Trinidad LGU, ken dagiti grupo dagiti mannalon – ti agpapaay a kangrunaan a wholesale vegetable trading center iti rehion.
Inlawlawag pay ni Odsey a dagiti nateng a saan a maakomodar ti BAPTC ti mailako kadagiti nadumaduma a DA-CAR Kadiwa platforms. Maaddaanto metten ti BAPTC iti P20-million a vegetable and fruit processing facility, a punduan ti DA, babaen ken ni Agriculture Secretary William Dar.
Kinuna ni Odsey a DA-CAR ti mangirusat iti “Enhanced Kadiwa program,” nga addaan iti nayon a badyet a P22 million. Maaramat daytoy a panggatang iti customized KADIWA vehicle ken mangipaay iti P20-million a pautang kadagiti kalipikado a farmers’ cooperatives and associations (FCAs) a pangrugiananda a pagpuonan.

Suicide Incidents In Region 1

Depression is a silent disease. Lately, the PNP-RO1 recorded some incidents believed to be suicide incidents. Here are some incidents.

When: 8:30 PM, August 16, 2020

Where: Brgy. Aguitap, Solsona, Ilocos Norte

Who: Michael Balaan y Gumaran, 28, y/o, with live-in partner, resident of Brgy. Aguitap, Solsona, Ilocos Norte. How: Maria, 10 y/o, discovered her uncle Michael Balaan lifeless hanging at the ceiling of his room with a nylon rope tied around his neck. Michael was rushed to Solsona Rural Health Unit for medical treatment but declared DOA by Dr Ruth De Lara.

When: 4:30 PM of August 13, 2020

Where: Brgy. Cabalaoangan, San Quintin, Pangasinan.

Who: Mark Anthony Gallardo y Mata, 30 y/o, married, resident of said place. How: At about 2:00 PM of August 13, 2020 said person instructed his wife to verify the money for the SAP at the Brgy Hall, of said place and when his wife returned, she found his partner hanging and lifeless inside their house using a hammock rope. Further inquiry revealed that when her wife left, subject person instructed his 9 y/o daughter and 7 y/o son to go outside their house as the latter will commit suicide. Subject person was rushed to RHU San Quintin but declared Death on Arrival. Further, subject person has an initial litigation at PAO Tayug on August 12, 2020 and agreed by both parties to settle the case wherein victim will pay the damages amounting to PHP 5,000.00 to the offended party however the latter has no source of income.

When: 5:30 AM, August 11, 2020

Where: Brgy. Caoayan, Sual, Pangasinan

Who: Jefferson Regines y Abata, 26 y/o, married, stockman at Cell Bank in Alaminos City, Pangasinan and a resident of Caoayan, Sual, Pangasinan.

How: Invest conducted disclosed that the said person was discovered by his wife, Elamie Regines y Trinidad, 28 y/o, herbal medicine sales promoter, while hanging inside their bathroom with his neck tied with a rope. Further averred by Elamie that Jefferson drink liquor alone inside their house on the night of August 10, 2020 and had an argument with his wife due to jealousy and accusing that Elamie having male chat mates. The cadaver of Jefferson now lies at Lazo Funeral Parlor in Poblacion, Sual, Pangasinan.

When: 6:40 AM, August 10, 2020

Where: Brgy San Jose, Candon City, Ilocos Sur

Who: Alex Budayao Acosta, 24 y/o, single, laborer, resident of Brgy Mabileg, Sigay, Ilocos Sur How: Initial investigation conducted disclosed that according to Maribel De Vera, 21 y/o, single, resident of San Jose, Candon City, Ilocos Sur (girlfriend of the victim) she saw the body of the victim hanged  in a mango tree with the use of nylon cord tied around his neck at the back of the warehouse owned by Arlene Damullan Gaerlan. The incident was immediately reported to Candon CPS. Further investigation conducted by Candon CPS according to his girlfriend their last conversation was last August 9, 2020 at about 10:00 PM and said person telling her that he will commit suicide.

When: 11:40 AM, August 9, 2020

Where: Zone 2, Brgy Catbangen, City of San Fernando, La Union

Who:   Chi Tian Tan, 63 y/o, married, Filipino-Chinese, and resident of said place How:   Said person was found by his nephew Richard Tan y Tian, 34 y/o, married, businessman, also resident of said place hanging inside his business establishment with a pink plastic rope tied on his neck. Dr Rumulo Monico of City Health and Wellness Center asserted that the body has no injury as a sign of struggle and declared dead.

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