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4 active drug groups operating in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – Four drug groups have been monitored by the Cordillera office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-CAR) to be actively operating in the region and are involved in the sale and distribution of prohibited drugs to willing victims over the past several months amidst the unrelenting and uncompromising anti-drug campaign of the […]

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Baguio realizes P18M savings in hauling of garbage

BAGUIO CITY – The City General Services Office disclosed that the local government was able to realize more or less P18 million in the budget that was previously earmarked for the hauling of the city’s residual waste after the transfer of its disposal site from the engineered sanitary landfill in Capas, Tarlac to the Urdaneta […]

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Pasaway taxi

Pasaway taxi Instead of taking a U-Turn under the BGH Flyover, a taxi driver counter flows at the approach of the flyover causing traffic jam at the area on Friday. Motorists plying the city thoroughfares are advised to follow simple traffic rules and regulations to ensure smooth flow of traffic in Baguio City./RMC PIA-CAR

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Alternate, faster road to Baguio now open to all vehicles

BAGUIO CITY — Cordillera leaders are advising the public to take the newly-opened alternative road to Baguio to ease traffic on Marcos Highway leading to the City of Pines, especially this holiday season. “The use of the alternate route will address the traffic situation on Marcos Highway, considering its capacity is just for 34,568 vehicles,” […]

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Baguio hotels note 98% occupancy rate for holidays

BAGUIO CITY— The occupancy rate of hotels here has reached 98 percent during the Yuletide season, according to the Hotel and Restaurants Association of Baguio (HRAB). “Right now, we are enjoying about 98 to 99 percent occupancy. Some hotels are starting to fill up also. Even transient housing are enjoying good business,” Andrew Pinero, HRAB […]

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BCPO update of drug pushers, users

BAGUIO CITY – In support of the city government’s on-going campaign to make the Summer Capital free from illegal drugs, the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) has arrested 318 drug pushers and 74 users from July 1, 2016 to present. A total of 372 pushers and 2116 illegal drug users also voluntarily surrendered to Baguio’s […]

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City to own modern waste transfer station

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera office of the Environmental Bureau (EMB-CAR) disclosed that Baguio city will be one of the first local governments in the country to have a modern waste disposal transfer station once the city completes the on-going projects in the said site. EMB-CAR regional director Reynaldo S. Digamo said the agency has […]

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Moving people out of Baguio pleasing to the ear but not doable

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored the proposal of Senator Richard Gordon to allegedly forcibly move people out of the city is pleasing to the ear of advocates of the supposed closure and rehabilitation of the country’s undisputed Summer Capital but it is not actually doable. The local chief executive pointed out that […]

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AFP, PNP in Cordillera on full alert vs. NPA

BAGUIO CITY — The Armed Force of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Cordillera have assured that residents and tourists alike will be secured from threats of the Communist New People Army Terrorists (CNT), especially this Christmas season. The commander of the 503rd Infantry Brigade (IB) and the director of the […]

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PROCOR on lookout for private armies in Abra ahead of May polls

BAGUIO CITY — The Police Regional Office in Cordillera (PROCOR) is on the lookout for a possible resurgence of private armed groups (PAGS) in the region, especially in Abra, as the May 2019 elections draw near. “Meron tayong mino-monitor na potential PAGS at ito ay subject to monitoring and validation (We are monitoring potential PAGS […]