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911 COMMAND CENTER

Presidential Assistant for Visayas Michael Dino (2nd from left) hands to Baguio City mayor Benjamin Magalong (3rd from left) on Thursday the PHP200 million check, a grant from the Office of the President. Also in the photo are (L-R) Senator Christopher “Bong”Go (leftmost), Councilor Joel Alangsab (center), Baguio Congressman Mark Go (5th from left) and […]

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THE MAYOR AND THE TRASH

Mayor Benjie Magalong was deeply disappointed by the pile of trash along Loakan Road. The Mayor’s Facebook page captioned this as “Mayor Benjie Magalong calls out barangay officials of Greenwater Village for their failure to inspect and clean a regular garbage dumping area along Loakan Road” for which residents and officials of the mentioned barangay […]

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DISIPLINA MUNA

The city government urges barangay officials to comply with solid waste management laws at all times. The General Services Office has already warned Barangay Officials of Diego Silang for violation of RA9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act particulary dumping of waste in public places, dumping of waste outside the designated collection point and […]

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NARROW CLEARING STARTS ALONG MARCOS HIGHWAY

Demolition team of the City Buildings and Architecture Office begins dismantling September 2019 structures that encroached into the road right-of-ways of Marcos Highway in collaboration with the DPWH Cordillera which issued the demolition orders covering 32 structures out of the total 267 violators. Asst. City Engr. Constancio Imson Jr. said seven structures were removed Thursday […]

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THE NEW SOLAR-HEATED POOL

The city government is in the process of evaluating the status of the newly rehabilitated Olympic-sized swimming pool at the Baguio Athletic Bowl compound to ensure all systems are working for its eventual full blast operation anytime according to City Administrator Bonifacio dela Peña./@pio.baguio

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PWD OLYMPICS

Around 400 students with disability from different schools in Baguio City join the annual Olympics for PWD held at the Athletic Bowl on Thursday conducted by the City Government of Baguio through the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) and Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) in coordination with the different schools in the […]

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Mayor Benjie Magalong

expressed his disappointment as he learned today that there are efforts to circumvent additional taxi franchises to have them registered in La Trinidad but continue to ply the Baguio route, i.e. “La Trinidad and any point in Cordillera”. Few weeks ago, Mayor Benjie exposed to the public that LTFRB plans to allow additional 400 taxi […]

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POST OFFICE NOT A MARKET PLACE

Mayor Benjamin Magalong inspects the Baguio City Post Office observing its unkempt state which he likened to a junkyard and a market place. The mayor will ask the Post Master General to restore the facility to its stature as a dignified heritage and historical site./Glenn Pat-ogan

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NO LAUGHING MATTER

“Tawa-tawa” plant has been used in the city for dengue patients in the past several years which Dr. John Tinoyan, a former assistant health officer of Baguio, says has been shown to help patients increase their platelet and red blood cells. He said he has been making tawa-tawa capsule by reducing the plant to powder […]

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THE BAYANIHAN SPIRIT

Residents of Kibungan, Benguet organized themselves and help fix a road cut. Yes, they need not whine and wait for the government to do the job, but just have to do what they can, together with the LGU./Photo from Alfredo J. Ampal FB