Airport immigration offices a disgrace

By: Rigoberto D. Tiglao TO be fair, this kind of nightmare for airline travelers has always been a perennial problem during the holidays, when the number of international travelers drastically increase. Then President Gloria Arroyo in 2003 even had to make a surprise visit to the airport to knock airport authorities’ heads to make the […]


Baguio to remain open to tourists amid rehab

BAGUIO CITY—National government officials on Friday assured that Baguio City will remain open to everybody while rehabilitation works are being done. “We will not close Baguio, how can you close it?” Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said during the press conference as part of the city’s development update briefing at The Mansion here. Puyat, who came […]


Dengue ordinance implemented

BAGUIO CITY – Ordinance 66, series of 2016 or the Anti-Dengue ordinance of Baguio was implemented though several amendments may be needed, including institutionalizing of several other measures, for an enhanced fight against the mosquito-borne disease. This is the result of the legislative monitoring, tracking and status report done by the Sangguniang Panlungsod staff through […]


Mayor spells out ways to increase city revenue

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong Jan. 6 identified three ways by which the city can pursue its target to aggressively increase its revenue this year and sustain its good financial standing in the coming years. In the Executive-Legislative meeting, the mayor said the city is inclined to toe the line of “economic enterprise” to […]


City to regulate use of roads in central business district

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance regulating the use of certain roads and streets within the city’s central business district area for pay parking and for other purposes. The ordinance authored by all members of the city legislative body stated that the regulation will be imposed only apply […]


PRO-Cor notes all time low crime volume

BAGUIO CITY – The Police Regional Office affirmed a generally peaceful Cordillera during the yuletide season with crime volume down to all time low and no case of indiscriminate gun firing recorded. PRO – Cordillera Regional Operations Management Division Chief PCol Homer Penecilla, in a Department of Health – led Kapihan media forum for the […]


Poblacion Bontoc is outstanding Lupong Tagapamayapa in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the provincial government extol the lupong tagapamayapa in their crucial role in conflict resolution in the barangays as they awarded recently the barangay justice committee of Poblacion of this capital town as the outstanding in the province. Barangay official representatives of Poblacion […]


BFAR-CAR turns over fiberglass boats to Ambuklao fisherfolks

BOKOD, Benguet – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-Cordillera (BFAR-CAR) last week turned-over motorized fishing boats made from fiberglass to fisherfolks of Sitio Kiweng, Barangay Ambuklao this town. Forty fisherfolks received 20 units of 20-footer motorized fishing boats and their certificates of award during a simple ceremony along the Ambuklao River from BFAR-CAR Director […]


Kibungan LGU crafts FOI measure

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The local government of Kibungan crafted its Freedom of Information (FOI) measure in recognition of the importance of people’s right to government information. Guided by President Rodrigo Duterte’s Executive Order No. 2 operationalizing people’s constitutional right to information and the state policies to full public disclosure and transparency in the public […]


Public urged to participate in flag lowering ceremony

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council approved a resolution requesting all government agencies and instrumentalities, local government offices, government-owned and controlled corporations and the different local government units and encouraging socio-civic groups, non-government organizations and the private sector to actively participate in the strict observance of the flag-lowering ceremony in their offices every Friday afternoon […]