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21 06, 2022

DOST to boost woodcarving, dairy processing in Baguio

By |2022-06-21T09:39:42+00:00June 21, 2022|Business, News|0 Comments

THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has partnered with the local government of Baguio City to provide assistance to the city’s woodworking and dairy industries. DOST-CAR Regional Director Nancy A. Bantog and Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) entering the agency into a partnership for [...]

13 06, 2022

26 companies slated for Sunday job fair

By |2022-06-13T16:34:49+00:00June 13, 2022|Business, News|0 Comments

TWENTY-SIX companies, both local and overseas, have signified their intention to join the upcoming Kalayaan job fair at the Bishop Carlito Cenzon Sports Center of the St. Louis University (SLU) along Bonifacio St. on Sunday, June 12. According to the City Public Employment Service Office (PESO) as well as the [...]

7 06, 2022

Stopper on city property valuation hike sought

By |2022-06-07T09:05:39+00:00June 7, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on Stopper on city property valuation hike sought

THE Baguio City Council has asked Mayor Benjamin Magalong to suspend the increase of real property fair market value in the city, citing a potential spike in property taxes. “It is untimely considering the financial condition of many residents and businesses who suffered losses because of the COVID (coronavirus disease [...]

30 05, 2022

City to earn P600M with new revenue projects

By |2022-05-30T15:02:40+00:00May 30, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on City to earn P600M with new revenue projects

  BAGUIO City is eyeing focusing on its revenue-generating projects to reduce reliance on taxes for funding, according to Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong. Magalong said the city will look into implementing revenue-generating projects including pay parking projects, the planned intermodal transport terminal, market development, digital transformation center, project lightning, and [...]

30 05, 2022

Wage hike for Cordillerans approved

By |2022-05-30T14:42:36+00:00May 30, 2022|Business, Cordillera, News, Top Story|Comments Off on Wage hike for Cordillerans approved

THE Department of Labor and Employment - Cordillera (DOLE-CAR) has approved a petition for an increase in minimum wage for workers in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). DOLE-CAR Regional Director Nathaniel Lacambra said that the new minimum wage order was approved by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in [...]

30 05, 2022

TIEZA to increase funding for Burnham rehab in 2023

By |2022-05-30T14:38:41+00:00May 30, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on TIEZA to increase funding for Burnham rehab in 2023

THE Department of Tourism's (DoT) investment arm, Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), has committed to increase the funding for the rehabilitation of the city’s renowned Burnham Park, according to Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong. Magalong said that the TIEZA’s initial P400 million grant for the city’s rehabilitation project will [...]

24 05, 2022

P1.26M from DOST to boost Baguio woodcarving industry

By |2022-06-23T10:58:30+00:00May 24, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on P1.26M from DOST to boost Baguio woodcarving industry

THE city government is entering a memorandum of agreement (MOA) partnering with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) as well as various woodcarving cooperatives in the city to boost the industry. The city council has authorized the Office of the Mayor to enter into a P1.26 million MOA with [...]

24 05, 2022

BIR exceeds tax targets for 2021 in CAR

By |2022-05-24T07:50:37+00:00May 24, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on BIR exceeds tax targets for 2021 in CAR

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) saw economic recovery in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) as 2021’s tax revenue exceeded the yearly target, along with growth in the gross regional domestic product (GRDP). Initially targeting P5.5 billion worth of tax revenue, the BIR collected P5.9 billion instead in 2021, according [...]

24 05, 2022

Council bats for status quo in Sunday Session Road market fees

By |2022-05-24T07:48:33+00:00May 24, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on Council bats for status quo in Sunday Session Road market fees

THE Baguio City Council is looking to maintain the status quo on vendor fees for Sunday Session Road market vendors after reports that the fees have increased in the past months. Records submitted to the council indicate that fees for retailers in the Sunday showcases have gone from P250 to [...]

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