1 dead, 11 hurt as van falls into Benguet ravine

RESCUE. Personnel from the Bureau of Fire Protection in Tuba, Benguet and other emergency responders carry one of the victims of a roadcrash in Tuba, Benguet Thursday (Jan. 9). One died while 11 others were injured including two minors in the incident. (Photo courtesy of Tuba MDRRMO) TUBA, Benguet – A laborer died on Thursday […]


DPWH told to prioritize roads linking BLISTT tourist spots

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council approved a resolution requesting the regional and district offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to strengthen their respective road improvement projects and prioritize the roads linking tourist destinations between Baguio City and the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) growth area. The resolution authored by Councilor Maria Mylen […]


Farmers seek Sunday space for veggies on Session Road

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Farmers and vegetable traders from here are asking Baguio City officials to give them a space on Session Road to sell their vegetable products which prices have spiraled down due to lack of demand. In a letter to Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong and City Council, the League of Association at La […]


Sports meet coincides with Panagbenga, PMA homecoming

BAGUIO CITY – Three major events here are slated on the same day in the middle of February. The Panagbenga will have some of its main events on February 16 coinciding with the last day of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) homecoming and the start of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) meet. The […]

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Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año are joined by city officials at the floating stage on Burnham Lake during the site inspection at the park. The Secretaries were in Baguio for the briefing on Baguio’s development and rehabilitation briefing at The Mansion on Friday (Jan. 10).(PNA photo by Liza […]


Bastardizing the education system

By: Tita C. Valderama ( WHILE ordinary students are striving to get a college degree, some public figures have managed to devalue education because of their influence. Take the case of world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao who became a senator because of his popularity in the sport, not of his knowledge about making laws. He […]


Veterinary office to champion relocation of slaughterhouse

BAGUIO CITY – The city government tasked the City Veterinary and Agriculture Office headed by Dr. Bridget Piok to head the champion team for the planned relocation of the existing slaughterhouse in barangay Sto. Niño to a city-owned property in Pinsao Proper to help decongest the said area which is within the property of the […]


Baguio braces for big ticket projects

BAGUIO CITY – The city government is preparing for the simultaneous implementation of its programmed big-ticket development projects funded by the national government to realize the present administration’s 15-point collective agenda for a better Baguio after three years. Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong ordered the creation of champion teams for each of the priority development projects […]


City intensifies anti-littering drive on X’mas break; eyes congestion, environmental fees

BAGUIO CITY – The city government intensified its anti-littering campaign amid the Christmas holiday to contend with the garbage problem which worsened as more tourists spent their break in the Summer Capital. Mayor Benjamin Magalong rued “the lack of discipline and mindfulness in the disposal of trash” especially at the central business district where people […]


City awaiting 2 bus units from Solid North

BAGUIO CITY – The city government is awaiting the delivery of a brand-new bus unit from the management of Pangasinan Solid North that will be used in ferrying tourists from the city’s central business district to the different tourist spots on a hop on, hop off basis. Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong said aside from the […]