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.
For 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)
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 2 (PIA)—As part of the improvement of the Short Term Loan and Provident Fund Management Systems, the new system of Pag-IBIG Fund now requires the Membership Identification (MID) number.
Effective April 24, 2017, all applications for multi-purpose loans, calamity loans or claims, membership contribution/short term loans and housing loan payments will already require the member’s MID.
Fund members can secure their MID at the branch’s Registration Desk or through the Fund’s website at www.pagibigfund.gov.ph.
The changes in the system may cause a temporary slowdown in the processing of loan and applications until July 16, 2017.(RTP/PIA10)
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.
Ang 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)
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 repair.
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)
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.
Ang 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)
CAMIGUIN, April 19 (PIA)— To build and strengthen the capacity of the Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions in expanding and improving the delivery of quality and relevant training programs to meet job requirements, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has succeeded in tapping the three training schools here in its Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP).
The Camiguin School of Arts and Trades, Camiguin Polytechnic State College, and Fatima College of Camiguin recently responded to the invitation of the agency to offer automotive servicing NC I, electrical installation and maintenance NC II, computer systems services NC II, and plumbing NC I and II.
TESDA-Camiguin currently offers 16 slots for automotive services, 15 for electrical installation and maintenance, 15 for computer systems services, 14 and 15 for plumbing NC I and II respectively. It will provide for the training cost, assessment fee and per capita cost of the courses that amounts to P510,200.
The schools have submitted their tender to TESDA-Camiguin on April 10 and were selected in accordance with the procedures set forth by the agency.
Since the technical education is multi-entry and exit, various proposed dates on the commencement of every course have been set. The earliest date is on May 5 and the latest is on October 14.(RTP/PIA10)
MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, January 12 (PIA) – Apart from the obvious landscaped gardens, the Camiguin General hospital (CGH) had a facelift with the provision of additional air conditioning units, fans, linens and repainting materials for its rooms, among others.
This was reported by Camiguin Governor Maria Luisa D. Romualdo during her state in the province address (SOPA) on Monday, January 9.
The improvement of CGH is one of the administration’s priority agenda in her first 100 days, with the intention of improving CGH’s system and providing quality health care to its constituents.
Since July 2016, a total of 2,165 patients were admitted and some 5,242 out-patient were also treated. Of this number, 1,162 patients have availed of the medical assistance from the Department of Health amounting to P2million.
Romualdo also bared that from the same period, CGH gained a total revenue collection of P7.2 million, these are proceeds from sale of drugs and medicines, professional fees and amount due to patients for excess hospital package cost of PhilHealth (PHIC). (JCV/PIA 10)
MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, January 9 (PIA) – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Camiguin provincial office bested other regions in the turnout of Barangay Skills Needs Survey (BSNS).
It was able to accomplish 100 percent retrieval rate in its BSNS and results bared the most preferred programs as cookery, shielded metal arc welding, driving, dressmaking, housekeeping, electrical installation and maintenance, automotive servicing, electronic products assembly servicing, food processing and bread and pastry production.
TESDA Provincial Director John D. Simborios credits the success on the support and cooperation of the local government units (LGUs).
BSNS is one of TESDAs strategy to reach out to the grassroots and be able to provide skills training assistance apt to the community’s needs.
The program is part of the agenda of the Duterte administration in promoting rural and value chain development as well as in investing on human capital through TESDA’s two-pronged strategy in poverty reduction, Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for Global Competitiveness and TVET for Social Equity.
TESDA said the said training can be availed in three different modes: (1) Barangay listing of Prospective Scholars, (2) On-line Scholarship Application through www.tesda.gov.ph and (3) Walk-in Application. (Elwin Artemio O. Barquez, Jr./TESDA Camiguin/PIA-10)
MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, September 29 (PIA) – The second wave of free massive rabies vaccination is now ongoing in Camiguin to ensure sustainability of the rabies free program as well as protection of the public from the dangers of stray animals.
This is a regular program of the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO), administered twice in a year through house-to-house visits and administration of the vaccines to dogs and cats.
In a schedule released by the PVO office, some areas in the municipalities of Sagay and Catarman are still to be served next month, while trained team following a daily schedule starting August has visited the rest.
As of last month, PVO reported a total of 4,255 pets served, reaching 72 percent of its target for the year.
The massive rabies vaccination schedule likewise captures the “World Rabies Day” observance held every 28 September, where the PVO here also conducts video showing, hang out streamers and distributes posters or handouts about rabies.
The provincial government likewise sustained catching of stray animals and spaying or neutering activities. (JCV, PIA-10)