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19 09, 2022

Kennon to reopen for Baguio traffic

By |2022-09-19T13:33:02+00:00September 19, 2022|News|0 Comments

FOLLOWING closures brought about by both the recent July quake and the inclement weather experienced by the country, the Joint Inter-Agency Task Force Kennon (JIATFK) has issued an advisory temporarily reopening the road to traffic on a limited basis. Currently, the Kennon Road is closed, but starting on Sunday, September [...]

12 09, 2022

COVID in Baguio now below triple digits as decline continues

By |2022-09-12T10:59:46+00:00September 12, 2022|Health, News|Comments Off on COVID in Baguio now below triple digits as decline continues

THE steady decline of COVID-19 incidence in Baguio City has led to the city’s case total dropping to below three digits after hitting triple digits in July of this year. As of Thursday evening, there were 95 active COVID-19 cases in the city, with 14 new cases on the day [...]

12 09, 2022

Typhoon, monsoon rains not problem for highland veg supply – DA

By |2022-09-12T10:58:46+00:00September 12, 2022|Green, News|Comments Off on Typhoon, monsoon rains not problem for highland veg supply – DA

DESPITE heavy rains and inclement weather, highland vegetable supplies in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) continue to be stable, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA). The Monthly Trading Volume Report of the DA-CAR Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) shows 1,800 metric tons (MT) of vegetables traded daily in [...]

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 [...]

12 09, 2022

US provides P6.5m grant for Baguio museum

By |2022-09-12T10:54:20+00:00September 12, 2022|Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on US provides P6.5m grant for Baguio museum

THE United States is supporting the rehabilitation of the Baguio City Museum through a grant worth P6.5 million. “Through the State Department’s Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), we are working together to build the Museum’s capacity to care for its wonderful collection of artifacts and cultural objects from the [...]

12 09, 2022

Benguet among worst in air quality – Greenpeace

By |2022-09-12T10:49:05+00:00September 12, 2022|Green, News|Comments Off on Benguet among worst in air quality – Greenpeace

BENGUET province is among the worst in terms of air quality in the Philippines, according to environmental organization Greenpeace. The Greenpeace report says that over 97 percent of the Benguet population is exposed to some of the highest particulate matter (PM) concentrations in the entirety of the country. While all [...]

12 09, 2022

HEIs in CAR band to “future-proof” region

By |2022-09-12T10:37:10+00:00September 12, 2022|News|Comments Off on HEIs in CAR band to “future-proof” region

SIX higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) have begun cooperation to “future-proof” the region after a workshop in Tagaytay. Ifugao State University (IFSU), Kalinga State University (KSU), Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST), Benguet State University (BSU), Apayao State College (ASC) and Mountain Province [...]

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

P10m damage to Baguio schools from earthquake

By |2022-09-05T13:28:39+00:00September 5, 2022|News|Comments Off on P10m damage to Baguio schools from earthquake

REPORTS from the City Schools Division indicate that the city’s various schools have taken some P10 million worth of damage from the end of July magnitude 7 earthquake. City Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Federico Martin said that the damage estimates are from the assessment of disaster risk reduction and management [...]

5 09, 2022

Go pushes for centers for seniors, PWDs

By |2022-09-05T13:27:21+00:00September 5, 2022|News|Comments Off on Go pushes for centers for seniors, PWDs

BAGUIO Representative Mark Go has filed two bills in Congress for the putting up of centers for the city’s senior and persons with disabilities (PWD) populations. House BIll 3924 intends to put up a wellness center for the Baguio City geriatric population, which includes the provision of living accommodations, healthcare [...]

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