COC filing in Baguio, Benguet orderly

BAGUIO CITY– The first day of filing of candidacy on Monday, October 12, in this City and the province Benguet was orderly and relatively quiet. City election officer, Lawyer John Paul Martin, said the first day of filing COCs went without incident, just delay in the checking of paper and documents of the candidates. First […]


Ordinance on total ban on sale of firecrackers pushed

BAGUIO CITY — With the Yuletide season just few weeks away, the City Council is urged to pass an ordinance imposing a total ban on the sale of firecrackers and pyrotechnic materials to prevent injuries and even death. Dr. Donna Tubera-Panes, City Health Services Office Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head, said that as early as […]


City Health Ohffice raises Dengue alert

BAGUIO CITY- – The City Health Services Offices is calling for a community action against dengue as cases continue to rise and clustering of cases already being experienced in several barangays. Baguio HSO City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit Head, Dr. Donnabel Tubera, disclosed that from September 1 to October 5, 283 dengue cases were recorded […]


LP Slate Vows Walang Iwanan During Campaign

BAGUIO CITY – For the candidates running under the banner of the Liberal Party (LP) A-1-Baguio Democratic Alliance (BDA), it is truly “one for all and all for one” when they signed a covenant declaring their unity for the entire campaign period in the upcoming May 2016 local elections. Led by Baguio Rep. Nicasio M. […]


COMELEC sets off-site registration on Oct. 19-20 at SM Baguio

BAGUIO CITY– The Commission on Elections in Baguio City will conduct an off-site registration at SM City Baguio on October 19 to 20. City Election Officer, Atty. John Paul Martin, said that they have partnered with the SM City Baguio to conduct the off-site registration at the mall targeting the city’s more than 10,000 voters […]


Eco-walk sustains environmental mission

BAGUIO CITY – Eco-Walk, the long-running indigenous culture-based children’s environmental awareness program continues to fulfill its mission to foster love of the environment among children in the city and at the same time save the Busol watershed, one of the remaining pine stands that supply potable water to parts of the city. Several groups recently […]


City Serious with its National Greening Program

BAGUIO CITY – Government agencies and private groups have planted more than twenty one thousand tree seedlings within the city to help mitigate the effects of climate change. As of the end of September, 21,220 seedlings; 17, 758 from the Botanical nursery and 3,462 from the Busol watershed nursery have been planted in Forbes Park […]


Applications now open for professional fellows program

BAGUIO CITY – The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) announced the opening of applications for the LCP-International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Professional Fellows Program. The program is open to professionals from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam who will be brought to the United States for immersion […]


DepEd-CAR launches book on journey of IP education

LA TRINIDAD- – The Department of Education – Cordillera launched last week “This is Home,” a book containing pioneering contributions towards a culture-based and culture-responsive education called Indigenous Peoples Education (IPED). The book was launched in a fitting ceremony with the beating of the gong during the 2015 Basic Education Congress on October 7-9, 2015 […]


Arrogance of power: ‘Bahala kayo sa buhay n’yo!’

It turns out that Mayor Alfred Romualdez wasn’t telling everything when he said in a congressional hearing Monday that Secretary Mar Roxas, President Aquino’s point-man in Tacloban after the super typhoon hit, told him, “You are a Romualdez and the President is an Aquino.” Romualdez didn’t report the more chilling statement Roxas made: “If we […]