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1 10, 2021

BENECO looks into lowering rates despite hike in global production cost

By |2021-10-01T14:32:19+00:00October 1, 2021|News, Top Story|0 Comments

FOLLOWING increased electricity rates for the past months in the city of Baguio, the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) has committed to searching for and implementing a measure to lower the costs for consumers and prevent increasing production costs from being passed on to Baguio residents. BENECO General Manager Engr. Melchor [...]

1 10, 2021

Sinovac most likely to cause breakthrough COVID infections in Baguio

By |2021-10-01T14:26:27+00:00October 1, 2021|Health, News, Top Story|0 Comments

IF you are one of the more than 143,000 Baguio residents who have been fully vaccinated since September 24, then there’s a high probability that you will be reading this. According to the City Health Service Office, no death can be traced directly from any of the COVID vaccines administered [...]

22 09, 2021

More like Nazi moves, Karapatan says of KSU library action

By |2021-09-22T13:06:43+00:00September 22, 2021|News, Top Story|0 Comments

A HUMAN rights organization and two peace advocacy groups on Monday decried the decision of a state university to "surrender" to the military its collection of books and documents on the peace process, supposedly to prevent "communist infiltration" of its students. Human rights alliance Karapatan warned of the "dangerous precedent" [...]

22 09, 2021

Wake us up when September ends

By |2021-09-22T13:14:26+00:00September 22, 2021|News, Top Story|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER is still halfway through and so is Baguio halfway through a COVID-19 nightmare.  Not only have the active cases reached more than 2,000 but the number of daily cases has far overshadowed the recovery rate.  This is also the “deadliest” month since Baguio recorded its first COVID-related death in [...]

18 09, 2021

Sewage treatment plant rehab pegged at P2.9B

By |2021-09-18T07:19:32+00:00September 18, 2021|Green, Top Story|0 Comments

INITIAL estimated costs for the city’s planned sewage treatment plant (STP) and sewage network rehabilitation have been pegged at some P2.9 billion, according to the initial feasibility study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The company working with the ADB, Egis, revealed to the city council that the initial plans [...]

15 09, 2021

AIR TAXI

By |2021-09-15T13:02:32+00:00September 15, 2021|Top Story|0 Comments

 Kyxz Mendiola, Filipino innovator, developer, and inventor of the Philippines’ first electric flying car EMAV (Star 8 Green Tech’s Electric Manned Aerial Vehicle) highlighted the 112th Baguio City Anniversary celebration by a demo in the flight of his invention. Two of the city councilors tested flying the e-car to the [...]

14 09, 2021

BGHMC tightens doors; mayor expands restrictions amid variant threats

By |2021-09-14T13:01:22+00:00September 14, 2021|Health, News, Top Story|0 Comments

THE Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC), Cordillera's biggest tertiary hospital, has closed its doors to some patients under the strain of increasing COVID-19 incidence in the province. Under the strain of increasing COVID-19 incidence and the growing occupancy of the hospital, the BGHMC has limited patient admission to [...]

14 09, 2021

Japan’s Renova joins Ifugao hydropower project

By |2021-09-14T12:59:31+00:00September 14, 2021|News, Top Story|0 Comments

JAPANESE renewable energy firm Renova Inc. has joined up with a planned hydroelectric power project in the province of Ifugao. The planned Kiangan hydropower project in Ifugao is the first hydropower project Renova is participating in, as well as its first investment in the Southeast Asian region. Renova has previously [...]

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