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Gov’t projects jack up demand for cement in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Cordillera said the government’s ongoing massive “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program in the region is boosting the demand for cement and causing an apparent shortage in the construction commodity in the region. DTI Cordillera Chief of Consumer Protection Division, lawyer Samuel Gallardo, said his […]

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EMB-CAR asserts policy on piggeries in urban centers

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) underscored it is inclined to strictly implement the provisions of existing laws, rules and regulations governing the prohibition of piggeries in highly urbanized cities to help significantly reduce the pollutants in various water systems in the city. EMB-CAR regional director Reynaldo S. Digamo […]

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City gets titles for 2 properties

BAGUIO CITY – The City General Services Office announced the Register of Deeds recently issued the Original Certificate of titles (OCTs) covering two of the local government’s properties located in the different parts of the city. City General Services Officer Eugene Buyucan said that the OCTs cover the treasurer’s cottage site under OCT No. 2018000259 […]

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Tourism sector lash out at Baguio closure advocates

BAGUIO CITY – Local tourism industry stakeholders warned individuals and groups advocating for the total closure of Baguio city they will not support them in their future endeavors considering their obvious attempt to ruin the robust growth of the city’s tourism industry and the identity of the country’s undisputed Summer Capital’s as one of the […]

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Muslim community sets P1-M bounty for Imam’s killer

BAGUIO CITY— The Muslim community here has put up a PHP1-million bounty for information on the identity and arrest of those responsible for the murder of Imam Bejedim Abdullah, Mayor Mauricio Domogan said in a late afternoon press conference on Tuesday. “The muslim community has raised a bounty for the assailant of our Muslim preacher, […]

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Baguio closure mere speculation, Mayor says

BAGUIO CITY — Mayor Mauricio Domogan has debunked anew speculations that Baguio would be closed like what Boracay underwent this year. “I will reiterate there is no such declaration nor order coming from the officials [of any national government agency],” Domogan said on Tuesday, assuring such speculation will not in any way affect the city’s […]

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Airline eyed to service Manila-Baguio route

BAGUIO CITY – Local tourism industry stakeholders are now on the final stages of negotiating with a travel and tour operator that owns a low-cost airline company to start servicing flights for the Manila-Baguio-Manila route to help entice more foreign and domestic visitors to spend their desired break in the city. Anthony de Leon, president […]

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Cordillera reg’l council backs medical marijuana legalization

LEGALIZING MARIJUANA. The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) approves the resolution supporting the proposed legalization of marijuana for medical purposes during its fourth quarter meeting at The Mansion House in Baguio City on Wednesday (Dec. 19, 2018). (Photo by Pamela Mariz Geminiano) BAGUIO CITY — Cordillera’s top governing body, the Regional Development Council (RDC), is […]