‘Unity workout’ set for smoke-free Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Fitness instructors from various groups and clubs conducting workouts at Burnham Park threw their support behind the smoke-free Baguio campaign of the city government. City Information Office chief Aileen Refuerzo on Tuesday said 11 instructors of Tai-chi, Zumba and Tae Bo committed their full support to the campaign and even agreed to … Read More

Cordillera’s best products at regional fair in Alabang

BAGUIO CITY— Cordillera Administrative Region’s (CAR) best products that include wood and bamboo-based items, hand woven products, housewares, jewelry, and other ideal Christmas gifts are presently on display at the Carousel Court in Festival Supermall, Alabang for the 2017 “IMPAKABSAT” regional trade fair. IMPAKABSAT is a coined name out of the first letters of the … Read More

Baguio pursues after-care program for drug surrenderers

BAGUIO CITY— Through consolidated efforts from the local government, national government agencies and the private sector, the 2,380 drug surrenders in the city are continuously being assisted to fully rehabilitate them from illegal drug use. Florecita Tul-an of the Office of the City Social Welfare and Development (OCSWD), during Monday’s flag raising ceremony at city … Read More

7th Diskwento Caravan opens in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — Discounted goodies with 10 percent to 50 percent off their prices are up for grabs at the three-day “Sari-Sari Bonanza Diskwento Caravan” at the Baguio Convention Center starting November 17. Rice, grocery items, basic commodities, Noche Buena products, household and gift items, and other dry goods, including locally produced items, can be purchased … Read More

DOJ Baguio reports 99% disposition of cases

BAGUIO CITY — The City Prosecutor’s Office under the Department of Justice (DOJ) has reported a 99.94 percent accomplishment rate in the disposition of cases from January to September this year. City Prosecution service chief, Atty. Elmer Manuel Sagsago, in a report submitted to the city on Monday, said “we have a very high accomplishment … Read More

309 Cordillera cops to augment ASEAN Summit security

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) Director, Chief Superintendent Elmo Francis Sarona, on Wednesday led the send-off ceremony for 309 personnel who will join the peace and security contingent for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. Most of the 309 personnel came from the Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) … Read More

Beneco maintains 9% system loss

BAGUIO CITY— The Benguet electric cooperative (Beneco) has maintained a system loss of four percent lower than the allowable rate, enabling it to cut on its charges. Engineer Carlo Joel Andres, Beneco construction and maintenance supervisor of Beneco said Beneco had, on its fifth year, maintained a nine percent system loss, four percent lower than … Read More

Baguio City eyes eco-friendly car parks

BAGUIO CITY — In keeping with the trend of environment-friendly infrastructures, the city government vowed to adopt “green architecture” in the construction of a multi-level pay parking building. Dexter See of the city information office said Mayor Mauricio Domogan had ordered the preparation of a building plan that complies with the green architecture for areas identified … Read More

Ejercito vows no repeat of Yolanda ‘mistakes’ in Marawi rehab

BAGUIO CITY— Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito on Friday assured the “fast” recovery of conflict-torn Marawi City, and vowed that there will be no repetition of the “mistakes” of the previous administration in handling the post-Yolanda rehabilitation period. “Yolanda left us a lesson,” Ejercito said. Ejercito vowed that even the issue of substandard housing for the … Read More