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Instead of the usual extravagant party bashes often being held by our politicos more so that the election season is upon us, one admirable politico is the Honorable Baguio City Councilor Roberto “Bobby” Ortaga who can be seen at right handing his donation of Fifty Thousand Pesos (P50,000.00) to Dr. Emmanuel Acluba of the BGH […]


Duterte vows to provide leadership to end the country’s disorder

“All of these are just platforms. I will tell you now that I can provide leadership.” This was the closing statement of presidential candidate Davao City Mayor Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte during the second Presidential Debates organized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec), held at the University of the Philippines Cebu on March 20. “In 3-6 […]



BAGUIO CITY –The local Liberal Party (LP) A-1 Team will kick off its campaign on March 27 with the call for a citizen’s summit to thresh out pressing problems besetting Baguio to day. Incumbent Baguio Rep. Nicasio M. Aliping Jr. will lead his A-1 Team in a mass at the Baguio Cathedral at 8 am […]


Search on for outstanding Baguio citizens

BAGUIO CITY – The search is on for this year’s outstanding citizens of Baguio. The Society of Outstanding Citizens of Baguio (SOCOB) launched the search last March 11and called on residents to nominate “ordinary people with extraordinary accomplishments.” “We are looking for ordinary people who for their love of Baguio make it better than it […]



Public officials must lead the way. This was the call of Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero amid growing pressure to lift the country’s stringent bank secrecy law in the wake of the laundering of some $81-million in stolen funds belonging to the government of Bangladesh. The dirty money, which slipped into the Philippines through a commercial […]


City, Botanical vendors ink agreement

BAGUIO CITY – About 19 vendors within the Botanical Garden, formerly known as the Imelda Park recently signed their respective Lease of Contracts with the city government here at the City Mayor’s Office, City Hall. Said vendors agreed to pay the required rentals on the land where they are operating their business after the Commission […]


City supports International Forest Day

BAGUIO CITY – As part of the International Forest Day celebration, the city government here officially launched the Tree Nurturing Program of the city last March 21 during the flag raising ceremony at the City hall grounds. A symbolic Tree of Resilience that will hold and carry the city officialdom and employees’ personal commitment to […]


Gov’t, residents agree to protect Buyog

BAGUIO CITY – Government entities and occupants of the built-up portions of the Buyog watershed have agreed to protect and preserve what remains of the forest reservation as a requisite to the planned disposition for housing purposes of the occupied areas. Some 745 occupants of the United Pinget Homeowners Association will sign a memorandum of […]


Comelec eyes start of voting period at 6 am

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday, March 23, said it is considering to move the start of the voting period at 6 am after the Supreme Court (SC) ordered the poll body to print voting receipts. The proposal is for the voting period to run from 6 am to 5 pm, […]


Cordillera forests in peril

CPA urges voters to make env’t a criteria in supporting candidates in May 2016 “Gapu iti makunkuna a panagdur-as, mapukpukaw ti danum, kaykayiw ken mulmula iti aglawlaw mi. Kasta met, saan kami a makaturog iti usto gapu iti mabalin nga epekto ti panagpatadda iti kaykayiw ken bantay tapno maaramid ti maysa a housing project kas […]