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26 09, 2022

Benguet province hires 147 teachers

By |2022-09-26T15:15:18+00:00September 26, 2022|Cordillera, News|0 Comments

THE provincial government of Benguet has hired some 147 teachers for both primary and secondary levels of education to augment the province’s existing teaching force ahead of the expected return to full face-to-face classes in November.        According to Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas, the newly-hired teachers under the Provincial School Board [...]

26 09, 2022

`P500k quake aid from Benguet given to Abra province

By |2022-09-26T15:13:36+00:00September 26, 2022|Cordillera, News|0 Comments

THE Provincial Government of Benguet has provided P500,000 worth of financial assistance to the Provincial Government of Abra in support of its relief operations for the families affected by the July 27 earthquake.        According to Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas, the fund was sourced from the province’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management [...]

26 09, 2022

Fires up in Baguio from April to August

By |2022-09-26T15:12:31+00:00September 26, 2022|News|0 Comments

THE number of incidents of fire in Baguio City has increased from previous figures in the same period of April to August last year, according to the Baguio Fire Department.        From April to August of last year, there were 13 recorded fire incidents, which increased to 15 incidents in the [...]

26 09, 2022

Market “Paleng-QR” cashless payment launched

By |2022-09-26T15:11:13+00:00September 26, 2022|Business, News|0 Comments

THE Paleng-QR or cashless payment system in the Baguio City Public Market has officially been launched.        Mayor Benjamin Magalong said offline cash transactions at the city market started this month, with the current available cashless payment systems, including GCash and Maya. The system is still to be expanded, with online [...]

26 09, 2022

Councilor bats for regulation of transient houses in Baguio

By |2022-09-26T15:10:23+00:00September 26, 2022|Business, News|0 Comments

A BAGUIO City councilor is pushing for the regulation of the operation of transient houses in Baguio.        Approved on first reading, the ordinance by Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. seeks to regulate “safe, healthy, and non-discriminatory” housing arrangements for transient house operators through a regular licensing and inspection program.        Under the [...]

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, [...]

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