Sal Panelo’s sleight of hand

By: Teddy A. Casiño (www.rappler.com) Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo is in hot water for dipping his hands into the failed attempt to grant clemency for convicted rapist and killer Antonio Sanchez earlier this year. The Senate investigation on the aborted early release of Sanchez showed that Panelo had referred a […]


Baguio to file protest versus Cebu Pacific

BAGUIO CITY – The city government will file a protest against the management of Cebu Pacific, a local airline company, for the alleged inconvenience suffered by some of the city’s athletes because of the company’s reported failure to properly inform the members of the judo contingent changes in their boarding arrangement that their inability to […]


Giving alms to beggars in city, discouraged

BAGUIO CITY – The public is advised not to give “palimos” or alms to vagrants or mendicants in the Summer Capital since this will only encourage them to be dependent on the kindness of strangers and go on begging, among others. This was stressed by city social welfare and development office head Betty Fangasan during […]


Fountain at Session Road proposed

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council approved an ordinance designating the City Buildings and Architecture Office (CBAO), in coordination with the Tourism and Special Events Division of the City Administrator’s Office, to provide for the design and construction of a fountain to be installed at the rotunda of Session Road to serve as a new […]


No Saturday classes yet for students

BAGUIO CITY – The Division of City Schools of the Department of Education underscored that public and private schools in the city should await the issuance of an official division memorandum before scheduling Saturday classes for their students in lieu of the school days when classes were suspended due to bad weather conditions. City Schools […]


LTFRB officials summoned by city council on September 16

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council issued an invitation to ranking officials of the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to appear before its regular session on Monday, September 16, 2019 to shed light on the circumstances that caused the regulatory agency to grant the issuance of franchises to some 200 taxi units plying the […]


Comelec brings voter registration to PMA cadets, soldiers

FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) brought on Thursday its off-site voter registration to the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) here to accommodate the cadets and soldiers of the top military school. “First we went to the BCPO [Baguio City Police Office] to register our policemen, now we are here in […]


Baguio Water District, social clubs move to save forest

BAGUIO CITY–The Baguio Water District (BWD) and the various Lions Clubs in the city are joining forces to protect the watersheds where the majority of the city’s water supply is sourced. The 13 Lions Clubs in Baguio are Baguio City Host Lions Club, Baguio Everlasting Lions Club, Baguio Magnolia Lions Club, Baguio Sunflower Lions Club, […]


DPWH-CAR proposes P3 B for Kennon Road slope protection

DPWH-CAR Engineer Arnold Dacwag presents an updated plan for the rehabilitation of Kennon Road during the CRDRRMC – Kennon Road Task Group meeting at the OCD-CAR in Baguio City.(RMC- PIA CAR) BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways – Cordillera is proposing more than P3 billion for the slope protection of Kennon […]


PEZA–Baguio affirms continuing partnership with TESDA

TESDA – CAR officials headed by regional Director Manuel Wong (2nd from left), in a photo opportunity with their outstanding partner awardees, namely Mountain Province PLGU with Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan , Regional TESD Council chairperson Betty Lourdes Tabanda , PIA Cordillera Regional Director Helen Tibaldo , PEZA – Baguio with deputy Zone Administrator Allan Datahan […]