Baguio Hospitals Reach Full Occupancy

Public and private hospitals in the city already reached their maximum capacity after the hospital critical care utilization rate was pegged at 100.52 percent. City Health Services Officer Dr. Rowena Galpo disclosed that the occupancy of the private and public hospitals have already exceeded the 979 authorized bed capacity having reported a 100.52 percent hospital […]

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LG Komentaryo: Isang Palaisipan

Kailan lamang, nitong August 14 at August 21, 2021 issue ng pahayagang ito ay ating inilabas ang hinggil sa mga isinasagawang construction and developments sa Busol na pinangungunahan ng Baguio Water District (kung paano na-classify na maging isang watershed ang Busol despite the valid and legitimate ancestral land claims ay isang palaisipan na ating tatalakayin […]


Sa ngayon BBM, Lacson, Yorme, Pakyaw!

Sa ngayon BBM, Lacson, Yorme at Pakyaw – Mukha ngang aabutin na hanggang 6 or even 7 presidential candidates ang tatakbo sa darating na halalan. Patay na tayo at siguradong minority president ang kalalabasan nito. Another 6 days para malaman natin o hanggang October 8 para malaman natin ang kabuuan ng mga tatakbo at posible […]


Itogon Mayor Palangdan seeks Congressional post

The first to file certificate of candicacy at Comelec Benguet, incumbent Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan is seeking for a higher post as Congressman for the lone Congressional District of Benguet. Palangan’s political platform would revolve around Benguet people’s ancestral domain rights. In a interview with PTV Cordillera, he said that only around 10% of Benguet’s […]


Abused Dog, Now A Rescue Dog Awardee

  Zeus was  awarded with Outstanding Service Medal and Certificate of Recognition for its outstanding performance as rescue dog which contributed immensely in the recovery of the two victims during a  landslide at Antamok River, Loacan, Itogon, Benguet from August 17, 20,  2021. The award was personally  presented by PROCOR Regional Director PBGen Ronald Oliver Lee. Zeus […]


Baguio Dengue Fever Cases Rise By 600 Percent

BAGUIO CITY – Local health authorities raised concern over the reported 6-fold increase in dengue fever cases in the city for the first eight months of this year compared to the same period last year. Donabel Tubera-Panes, Medical Officer IV and head of the City Health Services Office’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CHSO-CESU), disclosed that […]


Baguio Steps Up Efforts to Declog Hospitals

The city government continues to find ways to help hospitals whose facilities and manpower are now on critical level due to the surge in Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the city. Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the city is working on increasing the city government-run stepdown facilities where patients on convalescence and those who have moderate […]


City Turning Away 50-70 Entrants Daily at Borders

Baguio City has been turning away 50-70 entrants daily at its borders as a result of stricter implementation of border protocols. Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the most common reasons for entry refusal were the lack of proper documents and non-essential purpose of travel. From Aug. 1-21, a total of 377 were sent home for incomplete […]


COMELEC – Baguio Sets Special Registration For PWDs, Seniors

BAGUIO CITY – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) here has set aside two Saturdays of September exclusively for the registration of persons with disabilities (PWDs) and senior citizens. Sept. 11 is exclusively for the PWDs and Sept. 18 is for the elderly. “Exclusive po yun for them para ma-focus attention namin sa kanila (So they […]