BCPO chief calls on Muslims in Baguio to be partners for peace

BAGUIO CITY – As thousands of Islam faithful pray for lasting peace in Mindanao during the Eid al-Fitr, the city police chief called on Muslims to be partners for peace in the city. At the Baguio Athletic Bowl last June 25, Muslims, locals and foreigners in the city gathered for the traditional Eid prayers to […]


Mayor to meet with truckers for temporary relief

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said he will first meet the officers of the different association of truckers in Baguio and Benguet to ascertain their compliance to the implementation of the temporary relief from the city’s truck ban ordinance pending the approval of the amendments being worked out by the members of the […]


Stakeholders appeal for flexibility in truck ban ordinance

BAGUIO CITY – Stakeholders appealed for flexibility in the truck ban ordinance during the public hearing on the proposed amendatory law the city council conducted recently. The truck ban prohibits six-wheeler trucks that weigh more than 4,500 kilos, heavy equipment, trailer and dump trucks from plying the city’s streets from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. […]


AFP, PNP intensify operations against terror threats in CAR

BAGUIO CITY – The Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police are intensifying efforts to prevent any terror activity in the city of Baguio and in the Cordillera region . During the Joint Cordillera Regional Peace and Order and the Regional Development Council Meeting at the Presidential Mansion House in Baguio City […]


More infra projects for Cordillera set this 2017

BAGUIO CITY – In line with the Build! Build! Build! Program of the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, more key infrastructure projects are up for implementation in the Cordillera this 2017. This was affirmed by Department of Public Works and Highways – Cordillera Regional Director Nerie Bueno, in a kapihan media forum where she […]


Mayor appeals for understanding in delayed BIBAK demolition

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan asked Baguio residents for understanding on the re-scheduling of the demolition of some 58 illegal structures erected at the 5,000-square meter Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK) property along Harrison Road because the informal settlers need more time to complete their documents for the processing of the release of the funds as […]

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Among the contested events during the Ifugao Indigenous Sports Day is the ‘Munbayu’ / rice pounding. The participants, in their native attires, shall pound a 3-kilogram heirloom ‘tinawon’ palay within 20 minutes, then later on judged by the quality of the husked grain, speed (time finished), weight of the grains, and compliance to the set […]


Barangays ordered to submit high impact dev’t projects

BAGUIO CITY – The City Development Council (CDC) adopted a standing policy mandating all the city’s 128 barangays to submit proposals for high impact development project to the city government for funding to prevent unimplemented projects due to lack of funds that affects the performance of the city and its competitiveness in project implementation. Mayor […]


Golf course to be given 10 days to secure business permit

BAGUIO CITY – With the city council approving a resolution directing the Permits and Licensing Division (PLD) of the mayor’s office to require all golf courses in the city of Baguio to secure permits to engage in business and to submit a report regarding the compliance within 15 working days, still, one golf course in […]


37 market building contracts confirmed

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council confirmed some thirty-seven contracts of market building owners who agreed to renew their expired agreements with the local government for the final fifteen years of their occupancy in their structures before turning over the same to the city after the expiration of the said contracts. Members of the local […]