City employs updated system in payment of taxes

BAGUIO CITY – The City Treasury Office (CTO) under Alex Cabarrubias has updated its system of collecting taxes aimed at making the annual process faster and more convenient for tax payers. Assistant city treasurer Ponciano De Jesus said starting Thursday, January 2, taxpayers are advised to proceed to the One-Stop-Shop at the first floor, right […]


Total firecracker ban pushed as CAR records 19 fireworks-related injuries

BAGUIO CITY – Health officials renew call for total firecracker ban as firecracker related cases increased in the Cordillera region during the new year. The Department of Health – Cordillera (DOH-CAR) reported at least 19 cases of firecracker-related injuries in the region from December 21, 2019 to January 3, 2020. Abra recorded the most cases […]


Cordillerans denounce atrocities of communist terrorist groups

An effigy of CPP founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison is burned during the indignation rally in Bontoc, Mountain Province to make a statement that people condemn the NPAs and their atrocities. ( Bontoc MPS photo) LA TRINDAD, Benguet – More than 70 local government units in the Cordillera recently spearheaded indignation rallies to denounce all […]


BENECO formalizes offer to bid for Smart city lighting project

BAGUIO CITY – The Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) expressed its support to the planned conduct of public bidding by the local government for the maintenance, operation and upgrading of the city’s streetlights to the so-called smart city lighting project and its potential conversion from the conventional high pressure sodium (HPS) fixtures to the state-of-the-art Light […]


Garbage in city increased by 30 percent during Yuletide break

BAGUIO CITY – The City General Services Office (GSO) disclosed the volume of garbage generated during the Yuletide break drastically increased by over 30 percent compared to the garbage generated during regular days in the city. General Services Officer Eugene Buyucan reported from the normal 170 tons of residual waste collected in the city during […]


City launches Chinese Spring Festival on January 13

BAGUIO CITY – The city government and the Baguio Filipino-Chinese community will formally launch the Summer Capital’s Spring Festival Celebration and Chinese Lunar New Year 2020 on January 13 starting eight in the morning during flag-raising rites at the City Hall grounds. The event’s secretariat head Pepito Avena said the program will include messages from […]


Yuletide celebration in Baguio generally peaceful – BCPO

BAGUIO CITY – The leadership of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) disclosed the celebration of the Yuletide season in the country’s undisputed Summer Capital was generally peaceful amidst the influx of thousands of visitors wanting to spend their holidays in the city. BCPO City Director Police Col. Allen Rae F. Co said there were […]


Moslem baby is Baguio’s lucky Christmas boy

BAGUIO CITY– An infant boy born to Moslem parents on December 24 at 11:11 p. m. was named the lucky Christmas baby on December 26, at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) here. “I guess this is the direction that we are having now, it will be beyond religion,” said Silahis ng Pasko […]


Gov’t not remiss in recognizing Rizal’s heroism

Baguio City Officials together with the PMA Superintendent held a short program to commerate the life and works of Jose Rizal every December 30 at Rizal Park./Photo by Neil Clark Ongchangco BAGUIO CITY – Acting City Mayor Faustino A. Olowan underscored that for over a decade, the government was not remiss in celebrating the life […]

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Cordillerans participate in the indignation rally to condemn all forms of violence, terrorism and atrocities committed by communist terrorist groups (CTG). Read full story on page 3./Bontoc MPS photo