UC cultural group promotes Cordilleran culture in South Korea

Aimed at promoting the diverse cultures of the six provinces of the Cordillera region, the University of the Cordilleras’ Saeng ya Kasay Cultural Ensemble performed at Chonbuk National University (CBNU) in Jeonju, South Korea. As part of the South Korean university’s 70th Founding Anniversary and International Students Fair, UC was the lone Philippine delegation and […]


Baguio air quality fast improving

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) stated that the air quality in the different parts of the city continues to improve based on third quarter results obtained from five designated ambient air quality monitoring stations as compared to the results gathered by the same stations during the second quarter […]


Satellite markets in all city barangays backed

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council passed a resolution supporting the establishment of satellite markets in the city’s 128 barangays to help decongest the influx of market goers to the public market in the central business district area, provided that the barangays are able to comply with the guidelines for the put-up of the facilities. […]


CEPMO to lead the Pine Tree Festival Committee

BAGUIO CITY – City environment and parks management officer Cordelia Lacsamana will chair the Pine Tree Festival Committee recently created by acting mayor, vice mayor Edison Bilog. Sangguniang panlungsod committee chair on health and sanitation, ecology and environmental protection councilor Elaine Sembrano will be the co-chair of the said committee. Members include representative of the […]


Cash incentives for senior citizens defined

BAGUIO CITY – Senior citizens who were able to reach certain ages in their lives stand to get incentives from the local government once a proposed ordinance defining age brackets and the corresponding incentives, now pending with the local legislative body, will be enacted. Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. filed an ordinance granting cash incentives […]


Free medical checkup for senior citizens eyed

BAGUIO CITY – Senior citizens in the city stand to get added benefits from the local government once a pending proposed ordinance will be enacted, providing free medical general examination checkup for senior citizens during their birth months as a gesture of gratitude for their contributions to the development of the city. Councilor Elaine D. […]


Pushing for transparency, keeping public officials in check

It’s important to keep an eye on what public officials are up to. Along the way, we also test the government’s commitment towards transparency. It’s a task journalists and researchers have gone through to complete a story: requesting official data from government. From quick statistics to crucial documents, getting official information is a story in […]


Halloween 2017: proof of devil’s control of mankind

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons…” (1 Timothy 4:1, Holy Bible). -ooo- HALLOWEEN 2017: PROOF OF DEVIL’S CONTROL OF MANKIND: If we consider what came out of newspapers and in social media on All Saints’ Day, […]


Unappreciated Effort

There was a strong young man walking on the street. His name is Juan. Juan is just a normal guy but what’s unique him is his dedication to helping other people. While he was walking, he saw a girl playing at the middle of the street. As he was about to pass by the place […]