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Why was Mt. Sto Tomas closed to tourists?

Why was Mt. Sto Tomas closed to tourists? Blame it on the courts?­ Blame it on the Bishop? Or, blame it on Congressman Aliping, who according to the Office of the Ombudsman, illegally cut trees and did earth moving activities, to benefit his private resort. A clear violation of PD 705. Nadamay tuloy si kawawang […]


Vergara to Rivals: Disclose Your Med-Health Records

BAGUIO CITY – Tide has turned, as the congressional front-runner candidate Bernardo M. Vergara challenges his rivals for the Lone District of Baguio to disclose before the people their respective health and medical records to prove how physically, mentally and psychologically fit to serve as the city’s congressman in the next three years. Dismissing what […]


Aliping may face dismissal and permanent ban from public office

“In case the offender is a government official or employee, he shall be deemed automatically dismissed from public office and permanently disqualified from holding any elective or appointive position,” thus stressed the Office of the Ombudsman in their resolution on the case filed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional office and […]


Kidney patients pitch for ailing girl

People looking for substance by reaching out to others in need may want to take on the fight of Mordayne Gaye Naslangen, a 6-year old vegetable farmer’s daughter from Sinto, Bauko, Mt. Province who is into a protracted and expensive battle against acute lymphocytic leukemia or cancer of the blood. Their own suffering failed to […]


EMB-CAR discourages planting of trees during drought

BAGUIO CITY– The Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) discouraged concerned government agencies, local governments and pro-environment organizations and local residents from conducting tree planting activities at the height of the onslaught of the El Niño phenomenon but instead encouraged stakeholders to be involved in equally important events designed to preserve and protect […]


Mark Go Criticized Over Use of “iGOrotak” for Campaign

Baguio congressional candidate, Mark Go, drew a lot of criticism and ire from netizens recently due to an open letter that went viral on Facebook. The letter, addressed to Mark Go, questioned the use of the word “Igorotak” as a campaign slogan. “It was sent to us via email Monday evening and the sender requested […]


Cordillera provinces receive P449-M KALSADA fund

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) continues to provide technical assistance to local governments, this time to provincial governments on local road management (LRM) in the implementation of KALSADA or Konkreto at Ayos na LanSAngan, ang DAan tungo sa Pangkalahatang Kaunlaran. All six provinces in CAR received a total of PhP 449,862,368 for […]


Domogan says Baguio is debt-free

The city government did not acquire any debt from local and international financial lending institutions over the past 2 decades because the affairs of the local government were appropriately managed by transparent and accountable leaders. Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said the share of the local government from the internal revenue allotment (IRA) complimented by internally […]


Water and Electricity Amnesty Ordinance Okayed on Second Reading

BAGUIO CITY – The city council approved on second reading after publication a proposed ordinance granting amnesty to applicants for electric and water connections in the city for a period of four months that will take effect after the May 9, 2016 general and automated elections. The proposed ordinance cited that the application for amnesty […]


Mark Go pressed to answer questions regarding heart condition

Two weeks before the May 9 elections and questions regarding congressional candidate Mark Go’s health and heart condition continue to plague his campaign trail. The allegations regarding Mark Go’s health first came out in the Facebook Page facebook.com/AntiMarkGoMovement and in the blogwww.notomarkgo2016.blogspot.com. Administrators of the page, speaking under the condition of anonymity, said they were […]