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1 10, 2021

Caretaker Yap files bill to strengthen COMELEC

By |2021-10-01T14:22:33+00:00October 1, 2021|News|0 Comments

ON Tuesday, House Bill No. 10026 strengthening the field offices of the Commission on Elections by upgrading and creating certain positions, which was filed by Congressman Eric Yap was approved in the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.  "Mula sa pagpaparehistro ng mga botante hanggang sa paghahanda para [...]

1 10, 2021

Failure to adopt tobacco harm reduction hurts public health

By |2021-10-01T14:15:21+00:00October 1, 2021|Health, News|0 Comments

POLICY experts said the failure to adopt tobacco harm reduction (THR) strategies negatively affects public health and disproportionately targets those in low- to- middle income countries as eight million people die from tobacco-related use each year, and 80 percent of the more than one billion tobacco smokers are from developing [...]

22 09, 2021

80 percent of CAR tourism workers vaxxed – DOT

By |2021-09-22T13:44:19+00:00September 22, 2021|Health, News|0 Comments

THE Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has vaccinated four-fifths of its registered tourism workers, according to the Department of Tourism. Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat revealed that overall across the country, some 51.40 percent or 126,097 of 245,338 registered tourism workers are already vaccinated. Metro Manila currently has the highest ratio of [...]

22 09, 2021

Diclas eyes Benguet ECQ as it reaches 2,000 mark

By |2021-09-22T13:41:51+00:00September 22, 2021|News|0 Comments

BENGUET Governor Melchor Diclas is eyeing a request for the issuance of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) status in light of the rapidly increasing incidence of COVID-19 in the province. As of Thursday, September 16, Benguet has breached the 2,000 mark with 2,076 active COVID-19 cases, according to data from the [...]

22 09, 2021

Barangays tapped for district-wide COVID-19 patient transport

By |2021-09-22T13:41:13+00:00September 22, 2021|News|0 Comments

FOUR barangays have been tapped by the City Health Services Office (CHSO) to provide transportation for COVID-19 patients in augmentation of the city’s strained patient transport capabilities. Barangays Trancoville, Pacdal, Gibraltar, and Burnham-Legarda have provided vehicles earmarked for the transportation of asymptomatic COVID-19 patients for their respective districts, but City [...]

22 09, 2021

Council orders suspension of market stall awarding

By |2021-09-22T13:37:05+00:00September 22, 2021|Business, News|0 Comments

THE Baguio City Council has ordered the Baguio City Market Authority (BCMA) and City Treasury Office to temporarily suspend all bidding for and awarding of market stall contracts in light of the recently-passed market amnesty ordinance. The resolution to hold in abeyance was issued following the approval on third and [...]

22 09, 2021

NCIP gives green light to 150-mw hydro project in Apayao, IPs embrace clean energy future

By |2021-09-22T13:27:36+00:00September 22, 2021|News|0 Comments

KABUGAO, Apayao -- The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) has green-lighted the development of the 150-megawatt (MW) Gened-1 renewable hydro power project in Apayao after a series of deliberations and consultations with indigenous peoples and traditional communities.  In its meeting on August 13, the NCIP en banc resolved to [...]

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