Civil Service Exam Results: Cordi Registers Highest Passing Rate

Congratulations to those who passed the Civil Service Exam last March 2008. The results were released this month and the Inquirer is reporting that our region recorded the highest passing rate (19.64%) which is ten percentage points higher than the national passing rate (9.99%). Not bad, boondock dwellers, not bad at all 🙂

For the list of CS Prof and Sub-Prof passers from the Cordilleras, here’s the link.

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Ifugao Info Center Bags National Honors

By Delmar Cariño/Sunstar Baguio

PASAY CITY — The information center in Alfonso Lista, Ifugao was recently recognized as one of the country’s models in the delivery of science and technology services for farmers.

Toasts were given to the town’s Farmers Information and Technology Services (Fits) on Thursday at SM Mall of Asia here for adopting an information dissemination system that helped farmers boost production and protect their water resources.

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Kalinga Cop is Nation’s Best

Congrats to Police Inspector Abraham Galingan for this award.

From the PIA: Proving that Kalinga police officers could top other policemen in the country in the performance of their duties, an officer from the Kalinga Police Provincial Office (KPPO) was recently adjudged as the Most Outstanding Intelligence Officer after a nationwide search conducted by the Humanitarian International Records (HIR).

Said award was presented to Police Inspector Abraham W. Galingan by Vice President Noli de Castro during the Humanitarian International Record Grand Anniversary and Award Celebration held at the Gallery Hall, Manila Hotel recently.

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Marky Cielo Reporting from Ifugao

Here’s an interesting video of Marky Cielo doing a report on food security from Ifugao. I guess this is only a part time gig with Reporter’s Notebook, a GMA news and public affairs program, but let’s hope that the GMA management can give him more projects like this. He acquitted himself well, I must say. [Hallo Reporter’s Notebook, can you make Marky a regular reporter or something?]

About the video itself, I think it did a good job of reflecting the Cordillera food situation in general. What do you think?

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