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Fire at Green Valley Baguio City on March 22, 2016

THE REAL PUBLIC SERVANTS – City Fire Marshall Supt. Joe Fernand Bangod turns over jewelries and old coins recovered at structural fire at Green Valley on March 22, with approximate value of more than a million pesos to the owner. A salute to the firefighters who demonstrated real public service. We wonder, can the politicians […]


Netizens, social media proclaim Cayetano winner of VP Debate

Social media was abuzz with the first and only Vice Presidential Debate organized by the Commission on Elections and CNN Philippines last April 10, especially with the performance of Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano. Cayetano swept the seven (7) rounds of Rappler’s online polls, mirroring the performance of his running mate, Davao City Mayor […]


Keeping Things in Perspective: Political Corruption and the Presidentiables

Second of two parts By: Thinking Pinoy Bye Padaca, Hello Dy In 2010, Roxas and LP originally supported Grace Padaca, a 2008 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Government Service for “empowering Isabela voters to reclaim their democratic right to elect leaders of their own choosing, and to contribute as full partners in their own development.” However, […]


Cayetano to Bongbong: Where were you when we fought corruption?

“Senator Marcos. Nasaan ka kapag korapsyon ang pinag-uusapan?” Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said this as he slammed his rival, Senator Bongbong Marcos, on issues about corruption during the PiliPinas 2016 Vice Presidential Debate hosted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on April 10. During the first part of the debate, candidates were asked […]


Ownership of Baguio Convention Center better for local organizers

BAGUIO CITY – The acquisition of the Baguio Convention Center by the city government from the State-run Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has made local event organizing one of the lucrative businesses in the city considering that transactions for the use of the facility had become easier and accessible. Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan cited the […]


P7 billion monorail ad hoc body formed

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) Wednesday approved a resolution creating an ad hoc committee for the proposed Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) system or monorail project in Baguio City and La Trinidad, Benguet to ascertain the conduct of a full-blown feasibility study for the P7 billion environmentally-friendly transport in the said areas. […]


BLISTT outer road ring talks on

BAGUIO CITY – Plans for the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) outer circumferential road are being finalized through a feasibility study. The problems seen include road-right-of-way (RROW) procurement from private lot owners and “unique construction issues,” it was known during a meeting at the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) hall recently. Authorities present during the meeting are […]


City eyes alternative night market venues

BAGUIO CITY – Night market vendors affected by the ongoing Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) road works along Harrison Road will temporarily be transferred to alternative sites at the Ganza parking lot at Burnham Park and along Perfecto St. Mayor Mauricio Domogan who chairs the Baguio City Market Authority (BCMA) last week directed […]