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Angel graduated with a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of the Philippines Baguio. As the youngest on the team, he writes on mental health and well being, and the millennial’s point of view.
19 09, 2022

Cordillera technical institute launched in Baguio

By |2022-09-19T13:41:18+00:00September 19, 2022|News|0 Comments

BAGUIO Representative Mark Go led the launching of the new Cordillera State Institute of Technical Education (CSITE) this month of September at Military Cut-Off in Baguio City. The CSITE was launched in line with Go’s Republic Act 1192, which provides for the establishment of a State Skills Institute in the [...]

19 09, 2022

New hospital in LT to open in 2023

By |2022-09-19T13:38:13+00:00September 19, 2022|Health, News|0 Comments

THE municipality of La Trinidad (LT) recently broke ground on a new 50-bed capacity hospital at Km. 4 LT, Benguet. The La Trinidad Medical Center (LTMC) as it has been named, will commence construction in full swing after healthcare professionals that are also investors complete the regulatory requirements and permits [...]

19 09, 2022

Baguio enters 4Ps MOA with DSWD-CAR

By |2022-09-19T13:37:06+00:00September 19, 2022|News|0 Comments

BAGUIO Mayor Benjamin Magalong has signed a resolution from the Baguio City Council authorizing him on behalf of the city to enter into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development - Cordillera (DSWD-CAR), for a partnership to provide assistance and services to households that [...]

19 09, 2022

Council representatives for P4 selection committee set

By |2022-09-19T13:36:29+00:00September 19, 2022|Business, News|0 Comments

THE Baguio City Council has named its set of representatives to join the existing Public-Private-Partnership for the People (P4) selection committee headed by City Administrator Bonifacio Dela Peña. City council deliberations have led to the choosing of  Vice Mayor and presiding officer Faustino Olowan, and councilors Peter Fianza, Mylen Yaranon, [...]

19 09, 2022

Kennon to reopen for Baguio traffic

By |2022-09-19T13:33:02+00:00September 19, 2022|News|0 Comments

FOLLOWING closures brought about by both the recent July quake and the inclement weather experienced by the country, the Joint Inter-Agency Task Force Kennon (JIATFK) has issued an advisory temporarily reopening the road to traffic on a limited basis. Currently, the Kennon Road is closed, but starting on Sunday, September [...]

19 09, 2022

At least 80 percent of road space dedicated to private vehicles – is it time to consider alternatives?

By |2022-09-19T13:32:29+00:00September 19, 2022|Feature, Green|0 Comments

EIGHTY percent of road space is dedicated to private vehicles. This was one of the main talking points of the recent #FreeToMove (FTM) talks held in Baguio City, at the esteemed Camp John Hay. Last Saturday, representatives of multiple sectors including various government entities met at the Camp for the [...]

12 09, 2022

COVID in Baguio now below triple digits as decline continues

By |2022-09-12T10:59:46+00:00September 12, 2022|Health, News|Comments Off on COVID in Baguio now below triple digits as decline continues

THE steady decline of COVID-19 incidence in Baguio City has led to the city’s case total dropping to below three digits after hitting triple digits in July of this year. As of Thursday evening, there were 95 active COVID-19 cases in the city, with 14 new cases on the day [...]

12 09, 2022

Typhoon, monsoon rains not problem for highland veg supply – DA

By |2022-09-12T10:58:46+00:00September 12, 2022|Green, News|Comments Off on Typhoon, monsoon rains not problem for highland veg supply – DA

DESPITE heavy rains and inclement weather, highland vegetable supplies in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) continue to be stable, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA). The Monthly Trading Volume Report of the DA-CAR Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) shows 1,800 metric tons (MT) of vegetables traded daily in [...]

12 09, 2022

Road widening, potential farm-to-market roads in Baguio eyed

By |2022-09-12T10:57:55+00:00September 12, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on Road widening, potential farm-to-market roads in Baguio eyed

BAGUIO’s government has identified 10 potential farm-to-market roads (FMR) to benefit its farmers, according to Dr. Silandro Bested, head of the City Veterinary and Agriculture Office (CVAO). While Bested did not identify the 10 locations for the roads, he said that the 10 potential FMR projects would run a cost [...]

12 09, 2022

Phivolcs maps Baguio, La Trinidad ground shaking hazards

By |2022-09-12T10:57:20+00:00September 12, 2022|Top Story|Comments Off on Phivolcs maps Baguio, La Trinidad ground shaking hazards

THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) officially launched on Thursday the Baguio City Ground Shaking Hazard Maps (BCGSHM). Accessible through the Phivolcs' website, the maps provide information on the levels of ground motion and site response during strong earthquakes based on the characteristics of the underlying soil and [...]

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