Congressman, guv and vice guv reelected in Abra

BANGUED, Abra — The Provincial Electoral Board of Canvassers on Tuesday proclaimed Joseph Sto. Niño “JB” Bernos, Maria Jocelyn “Joy” Bernos and Ronald Balao-as as the winning candidates for congressman, governor, and vice-governor, respectively, of this province. The three incumbent officials got their second mandates from constituents during Monday’s midterm polls. JB Bernos won against congressional … Read More

More security personnel deployed in Abra

BAGUIO CITY — A significant number of the Cordillera region’s security forces from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have been deployed in Abra province, an election hotspot, to secure the ongoing mid-term polls. “It is expected that Abra will be given sufficient security personnel due to the … Read More

Regional dev’t body identifies Cordillera investment priorities

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council Economic Development Committee (RDC-EconDev) has identified tourism; hydropower and alternative energy; and business process outsourcing (BPO) as areas of investment that capitalists can look in the Cordillera as a location. The identification of the three areas of investment was based on the priorities of the six provinces and two … Read More

Baguio opens Kennon Road during Holy Week

BAGUIO CITY— The joint inter-agency Task Force Kennon and the Cordillera Administrative Region Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) have approved the temporary opening of Kennon Road to two-way traffic from April 12 to 22. “To help ease the traffic on the routes coming in and out of Baguio with the expected influx of vacationers … Read More