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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, [...]

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 [...]

5 09, 2022

Baguio to increase business taxes soon

By |2022-09-05T13:29:23+00:00September 5, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on Baguio to increase business taxes soon

THE Baguio Local Finance Committee (LFC) is planning to increase business tax rates after 22 years of no rate increases to catch up to the rates mandated under the Salary Standardization Law. Currently, the LFC is working on a proposal and studying whether the tax increase, which would total a [...]

5 09, 2022

Seven potential parking building sites identified

By |2022-09-05T13:27:51+00:00September 5, 2022|Business|Comments Off on Seven potential parking building sites identified

  THE Baguio City government has identified some seven potential sites for multi-level parking structures to help address the worsening traffic situation in the city. According to City Planning and Development Officer Donna Tabangin, the parking structures will be either funded by the city or through public-private partnership (PPP). One [...]

5 09, 2022

Council, FDA asked to help fight fake honey in Baguio

By |2022-09-05T13:26:46+00:00September 5, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on Council, FDA asked to help fight fake honey in Baguio

THE City Veterinary and Agriculture Office (CVAO) is asking for the city council’s assistance in fighting the sale of “fake” honey in the city of Baguio. CVAO’s Dr. Silario Bested is calling on the council to form legislation to regulate the sales of honey in the city, as well as [...]

29 08, 2022

P21.6m in traffic fines collected in Baguio

By |2022-08-29T14:01:29+00:00August 29, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on P21.6m in traffic fines collected in Baguio

WITH over 49,500 traffic violation apprehensions in the city of Baguio, the city has seen significant collections of fines to the tune of P21.6 million. According to Police Lt. Col. Roldan Cabatan, chief of the Baguio City Police Office–Traffic Enforcement Unit (BCPO-TEU), projections and the current trends of violations suggest [...]

29 08, 2022

City eyes 5 year tax exemption for investors

By |2022-08-29T14:00:49+00:00August 29, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on City eyes 5 year tax exemption for investors

IN a bid to attract more investors into the city of Baguio, the Local Investment and Incentives Board is attempting a few amendments to the city’s local investment and incentives code. City Budget Officer Leticia O. Clemente stated that the proposed amendment to the code will help in providing easier [...]

29 08, 2022

Investors sought for Magalong’s 50 redev’t projects

By |2022-08-29T13:59:20+00:00August 29, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on Investors sought for Magalong’s 50 redev’t projects

THE Baguio Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) is reviewing more than 50 redevelopment projects lined up by the city government in accordance with the city and the mayor’s push against urban decay. BCCI president Zosimo Abratique, who also represents the city public market, said that Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong [...]

29 08, 2022

New market fee scheme, tightened inspections doubles remittance in Baguio

By |2022-08-29T13:57:19+00:00August 29, 2022|Business, News|Comments Off on New market fee scheme, tightened inspections doubles remittance in Baguio

THE city’s average daily revenues from arrival fees or “kwartais” in the Baguio City public market have more than doubled, following a recent August revision of the market fee schemes after irregularities were found. Records from the City Treasury Office showed that the average revenues under the new collection system [...]

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