BFFFI gives P3.84 million to 128 barangays

BAGUIO CITY – The city’s one hundred twenty eight barangays will be receiving from the Baguio Flower Festival Foundation, Inc. (BFFFI) a total of P3.84 million as subsidy from the proceeds of the week-long Session road in Bloom (SRB) which will be used for the implementation of their programs, projects and activities geared towards the […]


451 banks now operating in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – The City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) said that financial intermediation continues to play a key role in the city’s robust economic growth over the past several years. City Planning and Development Officer (CPDO) Engr. Evelyn G. Cayat said that to date, there are 451 banks and financial institutions operating in the […]


No expert can immediately solve Baguio traffic

BAGUIO CITY – Local police authorities underscored that no expert can come up with an immediate solution to the city’s worsening traffic condition because it takes the active participation of everyone to ensure the smooth flow of motor vehicles around the city. Police Col. Elisio Tanding, City Director of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) […]

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Apayao caraa torch light

– Palarong Pambansa 2018 Wrestling Bronze medalist Harry Jones Olivas led the lighting of the 2019 Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association annual sports meet torch during the opening ceremonies at the Apayao Eco-Tourism and Sports Complex in Payanan, Luna in Apayao last week./RMC PIA-CAR


Universal healthcare: Why we’re still not quite there yet

By: JC Punongbayan ( We’re unarguably closer to providing universal healthcare for all Filipinos. But there is still a long way to go. On Wednesday, February 20, President Duterte signed into law the Universal Health Care Act which signifies a landmark in healthcare reform in the country. For starters, it automatically enrolls all Filipinos in […]


Kissing in Burnham Park to be penalized

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance prohibiting kissing, petting, necking and lying down together in a scandalous manner in public view within the premises of the children’s park in Burnham Park and providing penalties for violations of the measure. The ordinance authored by Councilor Joel Alangsab stated no […]


Exemption of Baguio from 18 percent slope restriction backed

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed the local government’s all-out support to the plan of Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to exempt Baguio City from the coverage of the 18 degrees slope limitation imposed by Presidential Decree (PD) 705 or the Forestry Reform Code of the Philippines. The local chief executive argued that the […]


Speed limit for vehicles in Baguio okayed

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council approved on third and final reading a proposed ordinance providing for the speed limits for all kinds of motor vehicles along different roads in the city, providing penalties for violations, collection of road crash data and appropriating funds for the said purpose. The ordinance shall apply to all types […]


Study on DOT takeover of Burnham Park sought

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulto-Puyat to study her position on the possible return of the administration, management and operation of Burnham Park from the local government to the tourism department and the Tourism Infrastructure Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA). The local government reminded Secretary Puyat of the status of […]


DOST releases RIMO food snacks for Kalinga children

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga -About 24,000 food stuffs processed out of rice and mongo labeled as RIMO were released by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to the local government units of Balbalan and Pasil for distribution to children. Dexy Catacutan of DOST provincial office here said 12,000 packs of RIMO curls were released […]