Itogon town to undergo geohazard assessment

BAGUIO CITY — The mining town of Itogon in Benguet is set to undergo a thorough geological assessment and evaluation, months after it was hit by landslides due to torrential rains brought by Typhoon Ompong last year. In an interview on Monday, Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan expressed appreciation to the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) for … Read More

33 new HIV cases recorded in Baguio City this year

BAGUIO CITY — Thirty-three new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) were recorded in Baguio City from January to August this year, the Epidemiology Bureau of the Department of Health (DOH) has reported. This brings to 307 the total number of HIV/AIDS cases in the city since monitoring started in … Read More

Baguio adopts system to ensure enforcement of city laws

BAGUIO CITY — The city council of Baguio has recently passed a number of ordinances that many consider as vital and transformational, but ensuring its implementation is more important, Vice Mayor Edison Bilog said. Among these are the anti-profanity ordinance, the provision of basic life support services and personnel trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for emergency situations … Read More

NEDA-Cordillera drafts carrying capacity study for Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) office in Cordillera is in the process of drafting a study determining the actual carrying capacity of Baguio City amid issues of environmental “degradation” and possible “closure for rehabilitation” recently hounding the Summer Capital of the Philippines. “Some people think that Baguio has already exceeded its carrying … Read More