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New Baguio Athletic Bowl Ribbon Cutting

AT LAST! – DPWH-CAR regional director Danilo Dequito, Congressman Nicasio Aliping Jr., councilors Betty Tabanda and Richard Cariño cut the ceremonial ribbon marking the opening of the newly renovated Athletic Bowl, January 29. The project, now called the first phase of the rehabilitation of the Baguio Athletic Bowl, costs Php 50 million and included not […]


Duterte-Cayetano to jail all “narcopoliticians”; bats for modern crime-fighting strategies to end disorder

“You will all rot in jail.” This was the warning issued by the tandem of presidential candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte and Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano to government officials engaged in “narcopolitics.” On Wednesday, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) confirmed the existence of “narcopolitics” in the country, citing the arrests […]


Panagbenga 2016 opens

BAGUIO CITY – Eight elementary school drum and lyre group and performers join the grand streetdancing parade on Feb. 27, with the high school and open category; the winners also to join the float parade next day, Feb. 28. Mabini, Baguio Central, Dona Aurora, Josefa Carino, Jose P. Laurel, Lucban,Quezon, and Pinget Elementary Schools qualified, […]


Segregation of occupied areas at Buyog in the works but protection of remaining portion paramount

BAGUIO CITY – The segregation for housing purposes of the built-up areas at the Buyog watershed from the coverage of Proclamation No. 93 which declares Buyog as a forest reservation will be pursued but the city government will ensure the protection of the remaining unoccupied portion of the reservation. Mayor Mauricio Domogan stressed this as […]


Mayor urges taxpayers not to utilize fixers

BAGUIO CITY – With the full implementation of the electronic Business Process and Licensing System (e-BPLS) in the city government of Baguio, mayor Mauricio Domogan advised and urged taxpayers not to utilize fixers at city hall. The city has set policies and procedures in the process of registration of new business, renewal of old permits […]


DOLE reminds public on the rights of domestic helpers

BAGUIO CITY – – The Department of Labor and Employment reminded the rights of domestic helpers during an information drive on Republic Act 10361 or the Batas Kasambahay and the celebration of Araw ng Kasambahay last February 6. DOLE Batas Kasambahay focal person Patrick Rillorta explained that under the law enacted in 2013, domestic helper […]



BAGUIO CITY – The House Committee on Local Governments has approved the passage of House Bill 4649, or Act Creating the Cordillera Autonomous Region, at the committee level paving the way for its endorsement to the plenary for second reading. This was reported by Baguio Rep. Nicasion M. Aliping Jr. who added the committee approval […]


Call for total ban vs. firecrackers snowballs

BAGUIO CITY – The call for the city council to adopt an ordinance for a total ban in the sale and use of firecrackers has snowballed here. Last Friday, officials of 47 barangays trooped to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Baguio City fire station to submit their respective barangay resolutions calling for a total […]


DepEd sets February 15 deadline for SHS Voucher Program

PASIG CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) has set February 15, 2016 as the deadline of application for the Senior High School (SHS) Voucher Program for Grade 10 completers who are not Education Service Contracting (ESC) grantees, who will pursue SHS in June 2016. The SHS voucher program is a form of government subsidy […]


City focuses on children’s welfare

BAGUIO CITY – Believing that the children is the future of the country and the world as a whole, the city government here continuously carry out the different programs intended for the welfare of the children in the city pines. The various programs, projects and activities of the city government here imparted to the children […]