Apayao - updates

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Kalinga capital closes churches again after 2nd COVID-19 case in 2 days

Jun 11, 2020 - 6:04 PM

The Tabuk City mayor puts on lockdown the home barangay of the second COVID-19 patient, a 51-year-old overseas Filipino worker returning from Abu Dhabi

Apayao confirms first coronavirus case

Jun 02, 2020 - 11:09 AM

Ilocos Sur also confirms a new case one month after the recovery of its lone coronavirus patient. Both cases in Apayao and Ilocos Sur are nurses.

TOWN HALL. The Conner town hall in Apayao. The province's first coronavirus case is a nurse who hails from this town. Photo courtesy of PIA Cordillera

TS Ramon threatens Apayao as province recovers from Quiel

Nov 14, 2019 - 10:30 PM

On Thursday, the Magat Dam reservoir in Isabela and Ifugao provinces spilled its waters in anticipation of the heavy rains from Tropical Storm Ramon

Apayao board member, 2 others die in landslide

Nov 08, 2019 - 1:40 PM

Landslide buries the house where Board Member Tolentino ‘Butz’ Mangalao and companions are staying

Photo from BM Mangalao'€™s FB

19 dead as overloaded truck plunges into ravine in Apayao

Nov 01, 2019 - 8:12 AM

(UPDATED) Police say 22 others were injured after the Isuzu Elf truck plunged into the 20-meter ravine

Budget officer of Apayao town killed in car crash

Sep 05, 2019 - 6:17 PM

Aside from Reynaldo Bugnay Sr, budget officer of the municipality of Conner, two more persons are reported killed in motorcycle crashes in the Cordilleras the past few days

DOH records 508% increase in measles cases in Cordillera

Feb 08, 2019 - 9:45 PM

(UPDATED) The regional health office has monitored 79 measles cases in the region from January 1 to February 2 – more than 5 times what it recorded in the same period last year

3 dead in Apayao road crash

Oct 29, 2018 - 1:44 PM

A victim from a prior motorcycle accident being transported in the pickup truck and two unidentified people riding on a different motorcycle are dead following the crash

Apayao environment officer dies in motorcycle crash

Oct 23, 2018 - 12:24 PM

Dr Candido Javier Tuscano was hit by another motorcycle rider in Luna town

APAYAO ENVIRONMENT OFFICER. Dr Candido Tuscano addresses the Apayao provincial police in April 2018. Photo from the Facebook page of Apayao Ppo

Construction company driver kills engineer, self

Sep 03, 2018 - 5:08 PM

33-year-old dump truck driver Reden Garcia shoots 27-year-old site engineer Joylin Liyaban and injures another driver, Cleto Macklinic, with a gunshot to the left arm

Aide killed as grenade thrown at Apayao mayor's house in Tuguegarao

Dec 04, 2016 - 5:06 PM

Mayor Leonardo Dangoy is unhurt but his aide dies and two of his family members are injured

Power restored in 94% of Lawin-hit areas

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:03 AM

The National Electrification Administration says the rehabilitation of road networks is necessary for faster rehabilitation of energy distribution facilities

Power restoration in Cagayan. Image courtesy One Meralco Foundation

Regional officials: Lawin left 15 dead in Cordillera

Oct 24, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Kalinga Apayao and Mountain Province are all under a state of calamity due to Super Typhoon Lawin Haima

AFTERMATH. Some barangays in Pinukpuk, Kalinga became inaccessible due to Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima), according to Kalinga Vice Governor James Edduba. Photo from Edduba's Facebook page

#LawinPH: Road to recovery begins

Oct 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Typhoon Lawin left at least 9 dead and 3 missing with thousands more lives interrupted Now the process of rehabilitation and recovery begins

HARD ROAD AHEAD. A family gathers their belongings along a highway after their house was destroyed by super typhoon Haima, in San Pablo town, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 20, 2016. Photo credits: Ted Aljibe/AFP

DENR Cordillera approves 7,000 land patents

Oct 23, 2015 - 8:38 AM

DENR CAR declares it was able to meet its target number of processed and issued land patents for 2015 under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program

Who is running in the Cordillera Administrative Region | 2016 Elections

Oct 11, 2015 - 1:00 AM

UPDATED Rappler s list of candidates for local positions in the Cordillera Administrative Region

Typhoon Ineng weakens slightly

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:16 AM

UPDATED Storm signals are hoisted over 17 areas in Luzon as the typhoon makes its way to the northern edge of the Philippines

Typhoon Ineng: Batanes, Cagayan under Signal #2

Aug 19, 2015 - 7:26 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Ineng international codename Goni continues its westward movement moving closer towards extreme northern Luzon

Apayao: Where ethnic tradition is saving the Philippine Eagle

Jul 23, 2015 - 10:32 AM

The lapat system of the Isnag people is credited for increasing the population of the critically endangered national bird

NATIONAL TREASURE. A 3-month-old male Philippine eagle perches on the first active Philippine eagle nest discovered in Luzon island in July 2015. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Apayao: The Philippine Eagle's new home

Jul 22, 2015 - 7:57 PM

The Philippine Eagle Foundation discovers an active nest in Apayao

First active Philippine eagle nest in Luzon found in Apayao

Jul 14, 2015 - 12:46 PM

The discovery gives conservationists hope that the population of the majestic Philippine national bird may be increasing

P1.1 billion for tourism roads in Cordillera in 2015

Dec 13, 2014 - 3:13 PM

The funds will be used to boost economic gains from tourism related activities in the region

TOURIST DRAW. The Maligcong Rices Terraces in the outskirts of Bontoc, Mt Province, continue to lure visitors and photographers  Photo by Karlston Lapniten

Landslides, flashfloods as #MarioPH hits Cordillera

Sep 20, 2014 - 11:06 AM

UPDATED Eight roads in the region are closed The gates of Ambuklao and Binga dams have been opened Saturday morning September 20 as water reached critical levels

Cordillera dams at critical levels, evacuation ongoing

Sep 19, 2014 - 3:46 PM

Signal No 2 remains hoisted over 4 provinces Signal No 1 in 2 provinces The military s disaster response unit has been activated to assist local governments

Vinta now a typhoon; to hit Cagayan today

Oct 31, 2013 - 11:28 AM

UPDATED Landfall in northern Cagayan in the afternoon; Typhoon out of PH Friday

Tropical Storm Vinta closes in on Cagayan Valley

Oct 30, 2013 - 6:11 PM

Four provinces under signal number 2 13 provinces under signal number 1

Odette now out of PAR; northern Luzon still affected

Sep 21, 2013 - 11:31 PM

Only Batanes remains under storm signal number 2 while 6 areas are placed under storm signal number 1

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Odette slightly weakens as it heads to China

Sep 21, 2013 - 5:40 PM

UPDATED The typhoon has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility PAR at 7 pm Saturday as it heads for China

Odette weakens after hitting Batanes

Sep 21, 2013 - 11:33 AM

6th UPDATE Electric distribution system damaged homes damaged crops destroyed; Typhoon strongest since 87 says Batanes Rep Dina Abad

Odette intensifies; storm signals still up

Sep 19, 2013 - 11:29 PM

The typhoon is forecast to move northwest at 15 km h and is expected to be 190 km East of Basco Batanes Friday afternoon

Typhoon Odette targets north Luzon

Sep 19, 2013 - 11:26 AM

UPDATED Cagayan now under signal number 2; 6 north Luzon provinces under signal number 1

Nando: Signal #2 over Batanes

Aug 27, 2013 - 3:38 PM

Storm warning signal 2 is in effect over Batanes while signal 1 is in effect over Cagayan Apayao and Isabela

Isang: 4 provinces remain under storm signals

Jul 17, 2013 - 11:10 AM

TD Isang currently moving north northwest at a speed of 22 km h and is expected to be out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility PAR by Thursday morning

Isang slows down, nears north Luzon

Jul 16, 2013 - 11:45 AM

Signal number 1 is still in effect in 11 provinces in Cagayan Valley Ilocos Region Cordilleras

Tropical depression Isang: Signal #1 in 11 provinces

Jul 16, 2013 - 7:30 AM

Tropical depression Isang was spotted east of Infanta Quezon carrying maximum winds of 45 km h near the center

Cordillera beefs up security for polls

May 12, 2013 - 5:50 PM

Quick response teams in Kalinga and Benguet

Elections over: Nearly all Apayao bets unopposed

Apr 12, 2013 - 7:37 PM

In 6 of 7 municipalities the mayors are seeking re election unopposed The vice mayoral candidates in 4 towns also don t have opponents

'Lawin' maintains strength, moves toward Cagayan and Batanes

Sep 25, 2012 - 11:34 PM

Signal 1 continues to be raised over Batanes Group of Islands Apayao Isabela Cayagan including the Calayan and Babuyan Group of Islands

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image taken 10:32 p.m., 25 September 2012. Image courtesy of Pagasa.

'Helen': 7 Luzon provinces under Signal # 1

Aug 13, 2012 - 5:12 PM

UPDATED Helen continues to threaten northern Luzon; tropical storm expected to enhance Southwest Monsoon

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image showing tropical storm Helen, 3:32 p.m., 13 August 2012. Image courtesy of Pagasa.

'Gener' now moving faster towards Taiwan

Aug 01, 2012 - 5:35 PM

Taiwan is bracing for typhoon Gener international codename Saola as it intensifies on its way out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility PAR

MTSAT Enhanced-IR Satellite Image of typhoon Gener (international codename Saola) as of 10:32 A.M., 01 August 2012. Photo courtesy of Pagasa.

'Gener' near Taiwan, leaves 12 dead

Aug 01, 2012 - 7:00 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Gener now at vicinity of east Taiwan Ryukyu Islands; storm signals still up in 3 Luzon provinces; typhoon leaves 12 dead; Classes still suspended in some areas

MTSAT Enhanced-IR Satellite Image of typhoon Gener (international codename Saola) as of 10:32 A.M., 01 August 2012. Photo courtesy of Pagasa.

8 dead as 'Gener' moves north

Jul 31, 2012 - 5:06 PM

Typhoon Gener which already left 8 people dead since Saturday is now moving towards the north but is still threatening extreme northern Luzon

MTSAT Enhanced-IR Satellite Image of typhoon Gener (international codename Saola) as of 3:32 P.M., 31 July 2012. Image courtesy of Pagasa.

5 areas under storm signals due to 'Gener'

Jul 29, 2012 - 8:15 AM

UPDATE Tropical storm Gener slows down slightly 5 provinces in northern Luzon under storm signals

MTSAT Enhanced-IR Satellite Image of tropical storm Gener (international codename Saola) as of 6:32 a.m., 29 July 2012. Image courtesy Pagasa

'Dindo': Signal No. 2 over Cagayan, Isabela

Jun 27, 2012 - 8:38 AM

UPDATED More areas in northern Luzon are now under public storm warning signals

MTSAT Enhanced IR Satellite Image for 7:32 a.m., 27 June 2012, showing tropical depression Dindo (international codename Doksuri). Photo courtesy of PAGASA.