Smooth turnover of Baguio leadership assured

BAGUIO CITY — Incoming city officials, led by Mayor-elect Benjamin Magalong, are assured of a smooth transition when they assume their posts on June 30. Outgoing Mayor Mauricio Domogan issued on April 16 Administrative Order 049-2019 creating a transition team, in compliance to Department of the Interior and Local Government’s memo circular requiring the different levels … Read More

Female cadet from Ilocos Sur tops PMA Mabalasik Class of 2019

FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City — The Philippine Military Academy, the country’s premier military institution, announced on Tuesday the top 10 graduating cadets of Mabalasik Class of 2019, topped by Dionne Mae Apolog Umalla of Alilem, Ilocos Sur In a press conference, PMA Superintendent, Lt. Gen. Ronnie Evangelista, said that aside from graduating valedictorian, the 22-year-old … Read More

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