Benguet town transforms ‘marijuana lairs’ into tourist sites

BAGUIO CITY–What used to be regular visits from law enforcers to destroy marijuana plants, Kapangan town in Benguet now get tourists to visit the place. The municipal government of Kapangan has slowly transf ormed the sleepy town into a tourist attraction. “We are seeing a shift with tourists now coming to our town especially with […]


Guidelines on disposal of cut logs set

BAGUIO CITY – Guidelines had been prescribed on the management of logs, lumber and firewood cut and retrieved by the City Environment and Parks Management Office. In Executive Order No. 153 series of 2019, Mayor Benjamin Magalong said there is a need to spell out the rules and regulations to complement those stipulated under Section […]


Permanent closure of Session road to be studied by council

BAGUIO CITY – The local legislative body will be studying the contending positions of concerned sectors on the proposal to permanently close the ascending portion of Session road before coming out with a collective decision on the matter. Vice Mayor Faustino A. Olowan claimed that the 6-month experimental period on the closure of the ascending […]


Baguio to spend P8.3 million for CARAA 2020 hosting

BAGUIO CITY – The city government will spend some P8.3 million from its approved P2.255 billion annual budget next year for the 2020 edition of the Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) to be played in different playing venues around the city. The budget for the hosting of the CARAA will only be some P8.3 […]


P4 million subsidy for Panagbenga scrapped

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio Flower Festival Foundation, Inc. (BFFFI) announced the city government will no longer provide the P4 million annual subsidy for the Panagbenga to allow the 25th edition of the flower festival to be a purely private undertaking. Anthony de Leon, general manager of the Baguio Country Club (BCC) and co-chairperson of […]

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Mayor Benjamin Magalong

City Building and Architecture Assistant Department head Johny Degay and Regional Director Tiburcio Canlas of the Department of Public Works and Highways inspected the ongoing rehabilitation works at the Baguio Convention Center on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 to ensure works are compliant to the specifications set particulalry on “world class craftsmanship on infrastructure projects”. – […]