DOH encourages public to undergo voluntary HIV testing

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Health (DOH) calls for a more vigorous voluntary HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) testing in the different provinces in the Cordillera region this whole month of May. In observance of the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial and in line with the National HIV Testing Week, the DOH-CAR will be conducting free […]


City recognizes PSUDs

BAGUIO CITY – Eighty three Persons with Substance Use Disorder (PSUDs) in the city of Baguio were recognized by the city government here through the city social welfare and development office Friday, May 12 at the Baguio City multi-purpose hall. Said PSUDs completed their sessions catered by the Calvary Ministries International, Inc., Jesus Our Shepherd, […]


10 city hall personnel to be deputized

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan revealed that the Cordillera office of the Department of Transportation and Railways (DOTR) coordinated with his office for the identification of ten personnel of the local government to be deputized by the agency to help in the intensified implementation of the Land Transportation Code of the Philippines as […]


Cordillera economy posts 2.1 percent growth in 2016

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Administrative Region posted a Gross Regional Domestic Product of around 137 billion in 2016, a 2.1 percent growth compared to the estimated P134 billion GRDP in 2015. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Regional Director Villafe Alibuyog reported this in a kapihan media forum at Venus Parkview Hotel here last May 4. […]


City government vehicles parking at motorpool mulled

BAGUIO CITY – Parking space for the city’s taxpayers going to the Baguio City hall is seen to be a concern of the city officials of Baguio. At the present situation, the city government here as a total of 13 offices located in the city hall building having a total of 48 vehicles. Considering the […]


Mayor affirms tax amnesty will be the last, pushes for grant of more incentives for early taxpayers

BAGUIO CITY – There will be no more tax amnesty in the offing for the city government. Instead, more incentives will be given to those paying their taxes early. Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Monday echoed the earlier pronouncement of city treasurer Alex Cabarrubias that this will be the last time that the city will implement […]


Surviving spouses, dependents of PNP/AFP duty casualties undergo skills training

BAGUIO CITY – Surviving spouses and dependents of 50 battle/duty casualties of the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines from the different parts of the country are undergoing capacity training at the Baguio City School of Arts and Trade (BCSAT) under the Comprehensive Social Benefits Program(CSBP) of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. […]


Igorot karateka continues humanitarian mission

Financial support to three patients at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center marked the latest humanitarian homecoming here of former world karate champion Julian Chees. While here on a twice-a-year homecoming last April, Chees was guided by social worker Rhea Tabor of the BGHMC in extending a total of P20,000 worth of medicines to […]


Cervical cancer in health kapihan

BAGUIO CITY– A high rate of survival for cervical cancer patients is expected if detection is done during the earliest stages, it was known from Medical Specialist Dr. Jimmy Billod in a health kapihan at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) last week. Dr. Billod, from the BGHMC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology […]

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Labor Day Protest

Activists, labor groups, and various non-government organizations took to the streets on May 1 to express their sentiments. They are asking the Duterte administration to make good his words particularly on the End-of-Contract scheme and increase in wages. A group of activists also presented a quite catchy presentation wherein they insist that Uncle Sam still […]