3 nabbed for transport of P2.9-M marijuana in Ifugao, Tarlac

BAGUIO CITY— Authorities have arrested three persons after yielding dried marijuana bricks worth PHP2.9 million in Ifugao province and Tarlac, a report said on Tuesday. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Cordillera Administrative Region (PDEA-CAR) information officer Rosel Sarmiento said 16 bricks and four in tubular form of marijuana worth PHP2.5 million were seized from Christian Quintos and … Read More

Sept. 13, holiday in CAR to recall Cory-Balweg peace accord

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is set to commemorate the successful peace talks between the national government under former president Corazon “Cory” Aquino and the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA) led by former rebel priest Conrado “Ka Ambo” Balweg in 1986. Malacañang issued Proclamation 802 declaring September 13, 2019 as special non-working holiday … Read More

Kennon Road indefinitely closed to traffic

BAGUIO CITY— The whole stretch of Kennon Road is indefinitely closed to motorists and pedestrians after the authorities have yet to put measures to stabilize the soil in the area, an official said on Thursday. Albert Mogol, Office of Civil Defense regional director and chairman of the Cordillera Administrative Region Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council … Read More

Dengue cases in Baguio, Kalinga drop: DOH

BAGUIO CITY— The dengue cases here and Kalinga province have dropped as the Department of Health in the Cordillera Administrative Region (DOH-CAR) has intensified its dengue prevention drive, an official said Tuesday. “The latest is wala ang CAR sa alert level (CAR is not in the dengue alert level). But we are not waiting for this to happen, We … Read More