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7 01, 2022

P2.3b budget for Baguio approved

By |2022-01-07T11:38:56+00:00January 7, 2022|Business, News|0 Comments

THE city council has approved the P2.309 billion annual budget for Baguio in 2022 during last Monday’s regular session. The approved annual budget also accounts for the implementation of the Mandanas-Garcia ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) set to take effect in 2022, which clarifies that the share from the [...]

7 12, 2021

Curfew lifted, liquor ban shortened as Baguio slinks to Alert Level 2

By |2021-12-07T10:38:19+00:00December 7, 2021|Business, News, Top Story|0 Comments

WITH Baguio City now on Alert Level 2, the local government has loosened some restrictions on its local populace, like shortening its existing liquor ban and removing curfew entirely. Executive Order (EO) 160-2021, taking effect since Wednesday, shortens the liquor ban from 12:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M to 2:00 A.M. [...]

29 11, 2021

SNAP Benguet fined P875k, appeals ruling

By |2021-11-29T15:12:15+00:00November 29, 2021|Business, News|0 Comments

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAP-Benguet) has been fined some P875,000 for the alleged breaching of allowable forced outages of the 34.85-megawatt Ambuklao hydroelectric power plant Unit 1 in March and April. SNAP-Benguet, though still paying the fine in full, filed a motion for reconsideration over the administrative penalty meted out by [...]

29 11, 2021

Council bats for incentives for PWD-employing businesses

By |2021-11-29T15:01:42+00:00November 29, 2021|Business, News|0 Comments

THE Baguio City Council has approved on first reading an ordinance that would incentivize businesses in the city to employ persons with disabilities (PWDs) and the elderly. The ordinance specifically encourages fast-food establishments and other restaurants in the city to employ PWDs and senior citizens who have the appropriate skills. [...]

29 11, 2021

Two-thirds of Baguio’s lodges remain closed despite reopening to tourism

By |2021-11-29T12:44:54+00:00November 29, 2021|Business, News|0 Comments

EVEN as Baguio reopened to tourism and exceeded its local, self-set tourist entry quotas, some two-thirds of all lodging establishments in the city remain closed. Tourism Operations Officer Aloysius C. Mapalo said that as of Monday, 800 lodging and hospitality establishments in the city remain closed which accounts for 67 [...]

12 11, 2021

Baguio pushes $60m loan for sanitation projects

By |2021-11-12T11:05:48+00:00November 12, 2021|Business, Green, News|0 Comments

BAGUIO City officials have endorsed to the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) a $60-million loan that will fund the Baguio Resilient City Tourism Project (BRCTP). Under Resolution No. 480, series of 2021, signed by Mayor Benjamin Magalong, the city council expressed support for the BRCTP, citing four major river systems [...]

12 11, 2021

Council asks IATF for permission to increase jeep, taxi capacity

By |2021-11-12T11:02:38+00:00November 12, 2021|Business, News|0 Comments

THE Baguio City Council has requested the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-Department of Transportation (LTFRB-DOTR) through a resolution to allow public utility jeeps (PUJs) and taxis in the city to take in more passengers. The resolution [...]

12 11, 2021

Stop veggie importation, Baguilat says

By |2021-11-12T09:34:27+00:00November 12, 2021|Business, News|0 Comments

Teddy Baguilat , former Ifugao representative and senatorial candidate, has called on the government to crack down on smuggled vegetables coming from China which leaves Filipino farmers at the losing end. Baguilat said Friday the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) should act swiftly on this [...]

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