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Camiguin joins Int’l AIDS candlelight memorial

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MAMBAJAO, Camiguin (PIA) – With the theme, “Ending AIDS Together,” the provincial government leads the commemoration of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial with a Walk for a Cause and lighting of candle at the Provincial Capitol on May 22.

Participated by various national line agencies, groups and civil society organizations (CSOs), the event was highlighted with a Walk for a Cause from the Provincial Plaza to the Provincial Capitol and the lighting of candles in the AIDS red ribbon symbol.

The memorial is the province’s way to pay tribute to those who have lost their battle against HIV/AIDS and raise social consciousness about the disease. It also serves as an important intervention for global solidarity, breaking down barriers of stigma and discrimination, and giving hope to new generations.

Moreover, the conduct of activities serves as the venue to call upon the stakeholders to honor their commitments of funds and services in response to HIV.

Aside from the said activities, the local government is also planning to put up the local AIDS council that will address and/or discuss the issues of the disease in the province.20170524a.jpg

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, coordinated by the Global Network of People living with HIV, is one of the world’s oldest and largest grassroots mobilization campaigns for HIV awareness in the world.(RTP/PIA10)

Cebuano News: Mga mananaog sa Mt. Hibok-Hibok triathlon giila

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MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, May 9 (PIA)— Alang sa pagpalig-on sa turismo sa pagpaugnat sa kusog sa probinsya, ang Promote Camiguin inubanan sa munisipalidad sa Mambajao ingon man ang pangprobinsiyang gobyerno sa Camiguin nagmugna sa ikatulong Mt. Hibok-Hibok Triathlon niadtong Mayo 6-7.
 
Hapit 75 ka partidista sa pagpaugnat sa kusog ang misalmot sa swimming, biking ug running na mga kalihokan karong tuiga. Ang maong sangka gisugdan sa 1.5 kilometro nga lumba sa langoy didto sa White Island nga nahimutang sa Yumbing, Mambajao ug gisundan kini sa 64 kilometro nga kalihokan sa biking libot sa maong isla ug 10 kilometrong pagdagan ngadto sa Yumbing, Baylao.
 
Si Gilbert Grado, ang sports coordinator sa local na gobyerno sa Mambajao, miingon na gitinguha usab sa maong triathlon ang pag-18342049_1911678375741886_8291594256156511158_n.jpgamuma sa healthy lifestyle sa mga kabahin sa maong isla ingon man ang pagpalambo sa mga kabatan-onan.
 
Karong tuiga, nakuha ni Brian Borling sa Omega Tri Team ang overall championship sa men’s category sa dihang iyang natapos ang maong lumba sulod sa 2:59:05 oras. Gasunod kaniya mao sila Jonathan Pagaura sa TriBohol na mingtapos sa lumba sulod sa 3:07:39 oras ug si Mark Balanay na adunay 3:08:21 oras.
 
Alang sa women’s category, nakuha ni Leyann Ramo sa Iligan Arcgangels ang overall champion sa dihang iyang nahuman sulod sa 3:13:58 ka oras ang maong lumba. Si Sittie Amina Dimaporo sa Lanao del Norte Tri ang nakakuha sa unang pwesto sa iyang oras nga 3:33:45 samtang sa ikaduhang pwesto mao si Jenefer Paloma sa Tri Mamba na adunay oras nga 3:43:57 ug si Danica Rose Peligrino sa GTRI/GUMA sa iyang 4:33:54 oras.
 
Nagkalain-lain usab na mga kalihokan ang gimugna base sa mga edad sugod sa 24 paubos hangtod sa 50 pataas.
 
Nakuha ni Bartolata ug Jeffrey Real sa TriBohol ang unang pwesto sa kalihokang relay human nila taposa ang lumba sulod sa 3:15:49 oras. Gisundan kini nila Alex Dvorkin ug Lain de Joux na gikan usab sa TriBohol (3:17:24), ug nila Roldan Chan ug Romeo Rago sa LGU Mambajao (3:39:38). (RTP/PIA10)

2017 Mt. Hibok-Hibok Triathlon champs named

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MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, May 8 (PIA)—To strengthen the sports tourism in the province, Promote Camiguin in partnership with the municipality of Mambajao and provincial government of Camiguin held the third Mt. Hibok-Hibok Triathlon on May 6-7.

 

About 75 sports enthusiasts participated in the swimming, biking and running event for this year. The race started with the 1.5km swimming race at White Island, Yumbing, Mambajao followed by the 64km biking event around the island and 10km run at Yumbing, Baylao.

 

Gilbert Grado, sports coordinator of Mambajao local government, said that the triathlon also aims to foster healthy lifestyle among the island’s constituents and youth development.

 

This year, Brian Borling of the Omega Tri Team bagged the overall championship for the men’s category as he finished the race at 2:59:05 hours. Tailing him are Jonathan Pagaura of TriBohol and Mark Balanay who respectively completed the race at 3:07:39 and 3:08:21 hours.

 

13256533_1733614656881593_698965475575214272_n.jpgFor  the women’s category, Leyann Ramo of Iligan Archangels emerged as the overall champion as she finished at 3:13:58 hours. Sittie Amina Dimaporo of Lanao del Norte Tri earned the first place after completing the race at 3:33:45 hours while Jenefer Paloma of Tri Mamba and Danica Rose Peligrino of GTRI/GUMS took the second and third places as they finished at 3:43:57 and 4:33:54 hours respectively.

 

Various events were also held for specific age ranges starting from 24 and below to 50 and above.

 

Bartolata and Jeffrey Real of TriBohol bagged the first place in the relay event finishing at 3:15:49. They are followed by Alex Dvorkin and Lain de Joux also from Tribohol (3:17:24), and Roldan Chan and Romeo Rago of the LGU Mambajao (3:39:38).(RTP/PIA10)

 

Cebuano News: Benepisaryo sa SLP sa Camiguin nigradwar ug NC II courses

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CAMIGUIN, April 25 (PIA) – Aron aktibong makatabang sa produksyon ug panarbahong merkado, 438 ka mga benepisyaryo sa Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) sa Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) sa Camiguin ang bag-ohay lang nikumpleto sa ilang NC II nga mga kursong accredited sa Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

Si Jamila Taha, information officer sa DSWD-10 SLP, miingon nga ang 237 benepisyaryo nikumpleto sa electrical installation and maintenance nga kurso, 74 sa masonry, 77 sa carpentry ug 40 sa motorcycle repair.

Ang pagtapos sa mga benepisyaryo gipahigayon sa Provincial Convention Center, Mambajao, Camiguin diin gi-salmotan kini sa mga kagamhanang lokal, ug mga representante sa DSWD-10, TESDA ug 1 and All Technical School.
18119467_793293357496408_3272468473755221503_n.jpgAng SLP isa ka capacity building nga programang nakasubay sa komunidad nga tumong mapadasig ang ekonomikanhong kahigayunan sa mga pamilya pinaagi sa nagkalain-laing modalities nga gi-tanyag niini sama sa skills training, seed capital fund, pre-employment assistance ug cash for building assets.

Ang programa gipatuman pinaagi sa Community-Driven Enterprise Development Approach.   Ang mga kursong gitanyag sa mga benepisyaryo sa probinsiya giingong dakung tabang sa pag-uswag sa kasamtangang ekonomikanhong kalihokan sa mga lokal diin unang nakabase sa agrikultura ug turismo.(RTP/PIA10)

SLP beneficiaries in Camiguin complete NC II courses

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CAMIGUIN, April 25 (PIA) – To actively contribute to production and labor markets, 438 beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) in Camiguin province recently completed their NC II courses accredited by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

Jamila Taha, information officer of DSWD-10 SLP, said that 237 beneficiaries completed the electrical installation and maintenance course, 74 in masonry, 77 in carpentry and 40 in motorcycle r17626528_10211828585406783_3409538369543847210_n.jpgepair.

The commencement exercise was held in the Provincial Convention Center, Mambajao, Camiguin which was attended by local government units, and representatives from DSWD-10, TESDA and 1 and All Technical School.

SLP is a community-based capacity building program that aims to increase the economic opportunities of the families through the different modalities that it offers such as skills training, seed capital fund, pre-employment assistance fund and the cash for building assets.

The program is implemented through the Community-Driven Enterprise Development Approach.   The courses offered to the beneficiaries in the province are said to be great tools in boosting the present economic activities of the locals which are primarily based on agriculture and tourism.(RTP/PIA10)

Cebuano News: 20th dairy congress, expo ipahigayon sa Camiguin

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MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, April 17 (PIA) – Aron muhatag ug higayon sa mga mag-uuma sa gatasanan nga hisgutan ang mga interes nga gaapekto sa sektor, ang Dairy Confederation of the Philippines magpahigayon sa 20th Dairy Congress and Expo karong Mayo 3-5 sa Provincial Convention Center, diri.

Ang maong kalihokan paluyohan sa Mindanao Alliance of Dairy Industry Stakeholders (MAIDS) inabagan sa Provincial Government of Camiguin, National Dairy Authority (NDA) ug Philippine Carabao Center (PCC).

Si Debbie De San Miguel, planning officer sa NDA-10, miingon nga ang DairyCon mipili sa probinsiya isip benyu sa congress ngalan nga ang dairy farming sa maong lugar nilambo sa mga katuigan ug ang kagamhanang lokal nagpakita ug kadasig sa pagpalambo sa industriya.

shutterstock_72883003.jpgAng congress magsilbing porum sa pagbaylo ug impormasyon sa kasinatian labi na sa mga kabag-ohan ug kakaplagan sa mga erya sa produksyon, pagproseso ug pagpamaligya apil na usab ang pagpalambo sa kooperatiba sa gatasanang sektor.

Karong tuig, ang kalihokan gi-engranahe alang sa pagpasaka sa produksyon ug pangita sa mga mag-uuma sa gatasan, pagdugang sa kahayopan, paghimo ug bag-ong istratehiya sa pagpamaligya, ug pagpaspas sa pagpatuman sa self-reliant nga kabaryohan.

Para sa mga miyembro na sa DairyCon, ang bayrunon sa registration kay P2,000 kada tao ug P2,500 sa mga dili miyembro. Ang registration naglakip na sa congress kit ug identification card, souvenir program, snacks ug paniudto. Ang board ug lodging wala pa’y apil sa registration.

Ang mga interesadong partisipante pwede usab mu-register online pinaagi sa http://dairyconphil.webs.com/ o mubisita sa pinakaduol nga NDA regional office.(RTP/PIA10)

Pinoy Aquaman set to cross Camiguin Channel

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MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, January 5 (PIA) – Renowned marathon swimmer Atty. Ingemar Macarine will lead local swimmers here in crossing the Camiguin Channel on January 7.

The challenge will start in Barangay Liong, Guinsiliban, Camiguin to Balingoan, Misamis Oriental with an estimated distance of about 6.8 kilometers, and may take 2hours and 26 minutes to cross.

Macarine did his first successful channel crossing in Basul Island to Mainland Surigao City with a 4.8 kilometers lap, three years ago.

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This Saturday’s attempt will be his 25th channel to cross as a way of promoting awareness for cleaner seas.

Mambajao Local Government Unit Sports Coordinator Gilbert Grado said the event is a part of the 165th Foundation Day celebration of Camiguin which likewise seeks to promote tourism.(JCV/PIA-10)

 

Camiguin starts celebrating charter anniversary

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MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, January 4 (PIA) – Camiguin kicked-off its foundation anniversary with weeklong festivities to drum the celebration observed every 7th day of January.

Mural painting, arc and landmark design contests, distribution of slippers and other social services package highlight the first two days of the “Araw ng Camiguin” celebration.

Converting trash to treasure or “Trashure” is among the activities lined up for high school students, they will be visiting island’s sanitary landfill and discover innovative ways to help recycle trashes.

Other inter-school activities along with various inter-offices and barangay contests like landscaping, flower arrangement, marching band competition, and cooking contest among others fill up the week’s activities.

Local Triathlon and Fun Run are likewise organized for sports enthusiasts, while the d-day will be highlighted with the Governor’s State of the Province Address (SOPA) followed by “Pista sa Nayon” (village fiesta) themed lunch to celebrate the day as one community, one family.

The event will be capped with the search for Mr. & Ms. Teen Camiguin followed with a rave-foam party for everybody’s take.  (JCV/PIA-10)

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DTI-Camiguin releases price guide for Christmas shoppers

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MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, December 22 (PIA) -The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Camiguin Provincial Office has released the results of the December 2016 price monitoring for Noche Buena Products, the average prices of said products in the province plus the Suggested Retail Prices (SRPs).

The list involves 11 types of products with various sizes usually purchased during the Noche Buena. These are Ham, Fruit Cocktail, Cheese, Mayonnaise, Keso de Bola, Pasta/Spaghetti, Elbow and Salad Macaroni, Spaghetti Sauce, Tomato Sauce and Creamer.

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Ham is within the price range of P153.00 to PP361.00 depending on the size and brand, usual sizes are from half a kilo, 800 grams and one kilograms (kg). Fruit cocktail on the other hand ranges from P 45.75 to P 217.00, with sizes from 432 grams to 3.06 kg. Salad cream prices meanwhile ranges from P41.50 to P69.50 with sizes from 250 ml to 410 ml.

Cheese, which is the mainstay in the dinner table costs from P 46.40 to P 120 depending on the brand.

Sandwich spread prices likewise ranges from P 29.00 to P 170.00 with sizes from 80 ml to 470 ml. Mayonnaise, usual product paired with pasta or macaroni for a salad, price ranges from P 28.75 to P 173.00, sizes from 80 ml to 470 ml. Elbow and Salad Macaroni from P 29.50 to P 140.00 with sizes from 200 grams to one kg.

Another mainstay in the dinner table which children love to eat is spaghetti. Pasta/Spaghetti prices ranges from P 33.00 to P 99.00 depending on the size and brand, from 400 grams to a kilo. Spaghetti is never complete without its sauce with prices ranging from P 20.50 top P 65.75 with size from 250 grams to a kilo. Another sauce needed is the Tomato Sauce with prices ranging from P 13.00 to P 80.50 with sizes from 115 grams to a kilo.

DTI said Noche Buena products in the province are within the range of the SRPs set by manufacturers. It is however expected that some products are above the SRP due to the transportation costs and other factors affecting the local economy.

As Noche Buena (Christmas Eve) has become a traditional family dinner and feast in the country, DTI for its part wanted to ensure that the buying public would be able to get the best value for money, thus urging the people to fully utilized the price guide and benefit from it.

For the complete guide visit DTI-Camiguin Provincial Office, Ground Floor, DBP Building, B. Aranas corner J.P. Rizal Streets, Poblacion, Mambajao, Camiguin or reach them at numbers (088) 3870036-37 or email at r10.camiguin.dti.gov.ph. (Varry Labial/ZMA/DTI-Camiguin)

Yumbing NHS gets double win in Lanzones Fest

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MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, Nov. 3 (PIA) – Yumbing National High School (YNHS) bagged home two major awards during the 2016 Lanzones Festival.

YNHS emerged as champion in both street dancing and ground competitions, wowing the crowd with its lively and colorful rendition of Camiguin’s enchanting lanzones tale.

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Fatima College of Camiguin (FCC) took the second spot in the tableau competition followed by the Columbia National High School, Guinsiliban National High School and then Tupsan National High School.

The Columbia National High School, meanwhile, ranked second in the street dancing competition, followed by FCC, Tupsan National High School, and Mambajao National High School.

Eight contingents creatively portrayed their own version of the tale, livened up with the presence of the higantes, replicas of the black ants and the Mindanao Hornbill, locally known as the Tayamtam.

The provincial government said slight twists were initiated in this year’s presentations to preserve the original storyline of the legend of the lanzones fruit as well as to give the celebration a unique and local touch.

Special awards were also given to FCC as the liveliest contingent and best in headdress while Sagay wins home the best in costume award.

For the “Kalanrakas sa Kabataan” (elementary level) participated by winners from the municipality level, Barangay Benoni, Mahinog was named winner and Barangay Pandan of Mambajao town took the second spot, followed by barangay Cabuan of Guinsiliban town. (JCV/PIA 10)

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