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Baguio City Hall Command Center

UNDER WATCHFUL EYES – Mayor Mauricio Domogan inspects the newly installed command center at city hall connecting the CCTV monitoring cameras installed along the central business district’s strategic areas and “hotspot areas” for crime prevention, ease traffic congestion and to attend or assist immediately the needs of the public in case of emergencies./By Bong Cayabyab


Comelec-CAR starts training for Board of Election Inspectors

BAGUIO City – The Commission on Elections started last week the trainings of Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) despite the setbacks on preparation for the May elections with the recent Supreme Court ruling directed the poll body to it to issue receipts that would serve as voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT). Benguet Provincial Supervisor Atty. […]



The Office of the Ombudsman cleared the Board of Directors of the state-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) from two cases filed by the Sobrepeña-led Camp John Hay Development Corporation (CJHDevCo) due to the lack of credible proof to support the complaints. In a nine-page joint resolution penned by Graft Investigation and Prosecution Officer […]


Community participation sought in citywide earthquake drill

BAGUIO CITY – The city’s barangay officials were briefed in a two-part meeting at the Baguio Convention Center Wednesday afternoon as to the “Baguio Shake Drill” earthquake preparedness exercise from 10:30 -11:30 AM on March 31. The nationwide drill is by virtue of a memorandum issued by OCD Administrator Undersecretary Alexander Pama for the conduct […]



BAGUIO CITY – True to its promise of delivering timely public service to Baguio residents in need, the Liberal Party A-1 Team has brought to the attention of Department of transportation and Communications (DOTC) Sec. Joseph Abaya the request of two informal settler groups during his visit to the city last March 9. The groups […]


Grace Poe’s accusers to SC: Take 2nd hard look at facts

The private respondents call the Supreme Court’s decision declaring Grace Poe qualified to run for the presidency ‘a 47-page perversion of the Constitution’ MANILA, Philippines – After their defeat at the Supreme Court (SC), accusers of presidential candidate Grace Poe appealed to the High Court to reconsider its decision declaring her qualified to run for […]


BSU has new president

LA TRINIDAD – The Benguet State University Board of Regents has named Dr. Feliciano Calora as the state university’s sixth president. Following the rigorous selection process, Dr. Calora was named as the new president of the state university and took his oath on Wednesday. Calora served for 26 years at the BSU before transferring to […]


LTFRB orders cut down on taxi fare

BAGUIO CITY – The riding public will soon enjoy the reduced flagdown rate of taxi cabs following the nationwide order of the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to cut down the existing fare. Department of Transportation and Communication Secretary Joseph Abaya said the LTFRB has ordered to cut the flagdown rate of taxis […]


TESDA Man Yields Shabu

An instructor of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority is now behind bars when he was caught by anti-narcotics agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Cordillera Administrative Region in a sting operation early this morning at Barangay Cabinet Hill, Baguio City. Steve Laurent Noble Serafin, 29 years old, single, instructor at TESDA Regional […]


Parades highlight Strawberry Festival on March 18-19

LA TRINIDAD – The 35th Strawberry Festival of the municipality of La Trinidad will have its highlights on March 18 and 19, with colorful parades. A civic parade will be held on Friday (March 18) while the street dancing parade and competitions, mini-float parade and drum and lyre contests will be on Saturday. The parades […]