JULIO, a 39-year-old seafarer, decided to go home to his hometown in Manabo, Abra just in time for their fiesta in March. He said that he had been planning this for the past three years. So from his work base in the United Arab Emirates, he took the plane home. [...]
“KAPANGAN, here we come.” This was the gleeful reaction of officers and members of the CAR-MENU after a planning meeting to map out activities for 2022. CAR-MENU stands for Cordillera Administrative Region- Media Educators for Nutrition. It is a conglomerate of media practitioners from different media outfits who have banded [...]
At least 80 percent of road space dedicated to private vehicles – is it time to consider alternatives?
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 [...]
THE Baguio City Health Services Office (CHSO) contacts Juan, whose name has been withheld for privacy purposes, on a regular basis. A minor when he first came into contact with the CHSO in December of 2021, Juan tested positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). He was 16 years of [...]