City to bid out asin hot spring resort operation

BAGUIO CITY – The city government will bid out the operation, maintenance and security of the Asin Hot Spring Resort in Nangalisan, Tuba, Benguet. Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week created a special committee on awards to administer the bidding process for the city-owned resort. City administrator Carlos Canilao will chair the committee with city budget […]


Delineation of Baguio museum lot pressed

BAGUIO CITY – The members of the Board of Trustees of the Baguio Museum Inc. are requesting the City Government for the official delineation of the 1,500 square meters of land where the museum is located along Gov. Pack road and Harrison road for titling under the group’s name. The Baguio Museum Inc., in a […]


Ifugao solon calls for passage of pro-women bills

LAGAWE, Ifugao – Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat has urged Congress to immediately deliberate on and pass a slew of bills that are aimed at upholding and protecting the rights of women. Baguilat said his bill seeking to extend the maternity leave of female employees in the government and private sector to 100 days from the […]


CRDRRMC conducts aerial inspection in CAR to assess typhoon damages

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) conducted aerial inspection to assess the extent of damages of super typhoon ‘Lawin’ in the Cordillera Administrative Region over the weekend. On Saturday, CRDRRMC Chairman OCD-CAR Regional Director Alex Uy and DSWD-CAR Regional Director Janet Armas with some members of the media […]


MASA MASID launched in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Various stakeholders at the provincial and municipal level pledged their support to the Mamamayang Ayaw sa Anomalya – Mamamayang Ayaw sa Iligal na Droga (MASA- MASID) program of the Department of Interior and Local Government in a launching activity held at the Provincial Capitol last week. MASA MASID is a barangay-based […]


Amendment of Baguio Convention Center ordinance pushed

BAGUIO CITY – Administrators of the city-owned Baguio Convention Center are pushing for the amendment of the ordinance governing the administration, management and operation of the facility to upgrade fees reflecting current rates. City Administrator Carlos M. Canilao, who appeared before the City Council in relation to issues that cropped up from the Audit Observation […]


3 CAR provinces under state of calamity

BAGUIO CITY – Super typhoon Lawin, the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, unleashed its fury for a night and half day last week in Northern Luzon leaving enormous damage in life and properties in the Cordillera Administrative Region , and state of calamity is now declared in three provinces. The hardest hit […]


DSWD deploys teams to fast track release of assistance to TY Lawin victims

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here has deployed teams to assess the impact left by Typhoon Lawin in all provinces of the region. “We will send teams from the regional office to assist the local government units in assessing the needs of our communities. To further fast track the […]


DSWD calls for volunteers as relief operations intensify in CAR

BAGUIO CITY -The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here calls for individuals and groups who are interested to render volunteer services in the preparation of family food packs for the victims of Typhoon Lawin. “In times like this, we need every hand that is willing to help. We need to come together for […]


How much do illegal drugs now cost in the Philippines?

A gram of shabu now costs P1,300 to P25,000 per gram, while cocaine is pegged at P5,000 to P7,000, according to data from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency MANILA – If there is one effect of President Rodrigo Duterte’s intense war on drugs that cannot be contested, it is that 1.8 million current drug users […]