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List of Classified Caves


Christmas in this Difficult Times The Christmas tree had been set up and decorated. The gifts have been wrapped. The parties planned and paid for. And then this. About 1,000 people have been killed by the wrath of Typhoon Sendong, turning suburban alleys into muddy streams and wooden houses into Angry Bird victims. It's like we were expecting Santa and something else darker and bigger than us coming down the chimney instead. These happened many times before. Another typhoon in Bicol years ago killed hundreds of people a few days before Christmas. A jampacked ship full of people going home for Christmas hit an oil tanker and caught fire. In times like this, Christmas can be very difficult. We practically are all survivors now ad as such we feel grief, anger, frustration and hopelessness. Even the President as not spared from the fingerpointings that followed, chastised for attending a party of the presidential security staff for even a few minutes. Environmental degradation, poverty, lack of warning and monitoring, lack of land use plans, overdevelopment, mining and global warming were among the factors blamed. But this can hardly comfort those who lost their loved ones. If you have lost a loved one, you and your family are likely to feel sadness about your loss and maybe also around memories associated with the circumstances of their death. Such sadness may not be obvious and is often expressed as irritability, anger or and intolerance.

Jennileyn

We see a lot of calls for donations. If you can, please do whatever you can even if it means giving less to your families and friends. Give until it hurts. But other than physical, it is the emotional and mental that needs to be replenished during the Holidays. Give the survivors a space for rest and quiet times. Give them dignity to grieve on their own. Let them have a time out or if they feel more comfortable staying in where they are, let them. Be realistic about the situation. Don't bring your stable of movie stars and Santa impersonators and serenade them with Christmas songs because this may trigger the wrong emotions. Let them feel less guilty in having a Happy Christmas despite what happened. The more important thing is stop the fingerpointing first. There are no rights or wrongs in dealing with grief and loss and so please try to avoid judging yourself or others. Trust that everyone is doing the best they can at this difficult time. Remember that love, commitment and patience will help us all Filipinos and tide us through this Holiday season. Frank Cimatu, PDI - North Luzon Bureau

Frank Cimatu, Philippine Daily Inquirer

For comments, suggestions and inquiries,

please call (074) 442-2150/8240 or email at nclcluster.pia@gmail.com


Laoag PNP turn-over ceremony at the city auditorium where PSupt. Melvin G. Napiloy assumed office as the new PNP chief in Laoag City

Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) with the theme: UNITE! Stop Violence Against Women NOW! press conference held at PIA 2, Tuguegarao City


Awarding of Multicab for the Four Barangays of Mariveles, Bataan

OWWA-CAR hosts the OFW Family Day and Pamaskong Handog 2011 in Baguio City with the theme “Pamaskong Puno ng Pag-asa Para sa Bayan at Pamilya�


, PIO-CMO


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s c i t s i t a t S by: BAS/DA


Ilocos Norte Crime Statistics

National Statistical Coordination Board


TV Program over Iloco heritagez Channel (IHC) 16

Dec. 19

7:30 am

Ilocos Sur Infocen's “Issue lang walang personalan”

Dec.19

8:00 am

over SKYCABLE Ilocos Norte Infocen's “Morning Sky” Television Program

Dec. 19

8:00 am

Laoag City Staff Meeting

Dec. 19

2:00 pm

Vigan City Council Session

Dec. 19

Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Pangasinan) Regular Session

Dec. 19

Regional School's Press Conference (Secondary Level) Pangasinan Infocen's Media in Action Forum

Dec. 19

TV Program over Iloco heritageChannel (IHC) 16

7:30 am

Ilocos Sur Infocen's “Issue lang walang personalan”

Dec.2

8:00 am

over SKYCABLE Ilocos Norte Infocen's “Morning Sky” Television Program

Dec. 20

8:00 am

Bagnet Festival in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur

9:00 am

NSO' Regional Data Dissemination for the 2009 Annual

Dec. 20

Dec. 20

Program over DZMQ

Pangasinan Infocen's “Pantongtongan Tayo” Radio

Dec. 20

2:00 pm

Sangguniang Panlungsod (Vigan City) Regular Session

Dec. 20

2:00 pm

Ilocos Sur's Board Member Regular Session

Dec.20

3:00 pm

Ilocos Norte Infocen's “PIA HOUR” Radio Program over

Dec. 21

7:30 am

TV Program over Iloco Ilocos Sur Infocen's “Issue lang walang personalan” Channel (IHC) 16

Dec. 21

8:00 am

over SKYCABLE Ilocos Norte Infocen's “Morning Sky” Television Program

Dec. 21

3:00 pm

Ilocos Norte Infocen's “PIA HOUR” Radio Program over

Dec. 21

3:00 pm

Danggayan Forum at DWLU, San Fernando City

heritage

Pangasinan Infocen's Media in Action Forum Ilocos Sur Infocen's “Issue lang walang personalan”

Dec.22

8:00 am

over SKYCABLE Ilocos Norte Infocen's “Morning Sky” Television Program

3:00 pm

DWFB Ilocos Norte Infocen's “PIA HOUR” Radio Program over

Dec. 23

Pangasinan Infocen's Coverage of SK and Employees

Dec. 23

7:30 am 8:00 am

Ilocos Sur Infocen's

over SKYCABLE Ilocos Norte Infocen's “Morning Sky” Television Program

Dec. 24

12:30 pm 8:00 am

December 14

31st Pag-Ibig Fund anniversary, turn-over of the 28 computer units to selected public elem. school

December 15-17

DepEd Regional Schools Press Conference (RSPC) Elementary and Secondary, Gattaran, Cagayan. RD Licas as evaluator on News Writing, Editorial Writing, Feature Writing, and Copy and Headline Writing.

December 16

Christmas Party with Nueva Vizcaya Press Club

December 16, 9AM

Forum on Free Trade Agreements dubbed as “Doing Business in Free Trade Areas I-Market Approach”, Brickstone Mall, Tuguegarao City.

December 20

Regional OTOP Fiesta Trade Fair, Theme: “Proud Ako Sa OTOP Ko…Kaagapay Ko Ito” Brickstone Mall, Tug. City

December 21, 9am

Regional Risk Reduction and Management Council 2 4th quarter meeting, Ivory Hotel, Tug. City

Every Monday

Fiesta)

TV Program over Iloco heritage Ilocos Sur Infocen's “Issue lang walang personalan”

Dec. 25

Orientation/Consultative Meeting on the renewed campaign in preventing fireworks-related injuries, DOH Conference Hall, Carig, Tuguegarao City.

December 20, 8:30 am Regional Nutrition Committee 4th quarter meeting, Kainang Pilipino Tug. City

heritage Channel (IHC) 16 “Issue lang walang personalan” TV Program over Iloco

Pangasinan Infocen's Coverage of Barangay Night (City

Dec. 24

DTI – One Town One Product (OTOP) meeting, DTI Cagayan

December 14, 8AM

Night (City Fiesta)

Dec. 23 7:30 pm

December 13, 9AM

TV Program over Iloco heritage Channel (IHC) 16

7:30 am

Dec. 22

Regional Population Executive Board (RPEB) Regional Inter-Collegiate Population Debate, Crown Hotel, Tug. City

DWFB

Dec. 22

Dec. 22

December 12, 1PM

December 14, 8:30AM RGIN-TWG workshop, NEDA, Tug. City

DWFB

School, San Fernando City Rang-ay iti Barangay Program in Cadaclan Central

Dec. 21

Regional Multi-sectoral Forest Protection Committee 4th Quarter Meeting, DENR, Tug. City

Survey of Phil. Business and Industry

Dec.20

Dec. 21

December 12, 1PM

DZTP Ilocos Sur Infocen's “Arimbangaw” Radio Program over Ilocos Sur Infocen's “Nia't Makunam Kaillian Radio Program

- Cover- Isabela Sangguniang Panlalawigan session

Channel (IHC) 16

Every Tuesday - Tipon-Tipan sa PIA, 9-10 am

over DWRS

- Tungtongan Ti Tribu Biskayano, 2 pm

3 Decr 19 – 22

computer and Free Christmas gift training program on e, Baguio City Avenu aysay Mags o, Bagui NIIT onic, electr

Dec 21

Kapihan sa Baguio on BENECO Upda Center

Dec 21

Meeting on Save Balili River Updates,

Dec 23

Krizcos costume play by Kawaii Kazok Baguio C ity

Dec 27

tes, PIA Training

PIA Training Center u, Abanao Square,

s of the 2009 Annual Data Dissemination Forum on the result try (ASPBI), Pines Survey of Philippine Business and Indus View Hotel, Legarda Rd., Baguio City

Dec 28

Gymnasium, Magna Carta of Women for all LGU, Open Capitol, La Trinidad, Benguet

Dec 28

Media get-together, PIA Grounds

Every Thursday PIA Hour, DZWT,

uio City

Bonifacio St. Bag


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