Street dance winner to represent Cordillera in annual Aliwan Fest

BAGUIO CITY — The Baguio City National High School-Special Program for the Arts (BCNHS-SPA), which won first place in the high school category of the grand street dancing parade held on March 2,  will represent the Cordillera Region in the annual “Aliwan” Festival.  “Aliwan” Festival, organized by the Department of Tourism (DOT), gathers festival champions nationwide … Read More

#WalangPasok: Palace declares March 20 ‘special non-working holiday’ in San Fernando City, La Union

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Malacañang announce that March 20 is a special non-working holiday to mark the celebration of its Cityhood Anniversary. “Whereas, on 20 March 2019, Wednesday, the City of San Fernando, Province be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies,” Proclamation No.686 read. Executive Secretary … Read More

DOT issues guidelines for visitors during Panagbenga

BAGUIO CITY–An official of the Department of Tourism Cordillera (DOT-CAR) is urging visitors of this mountain resort to follow the guidelines during the 24th Baguio Flower Festival or “Panagbenga” from March 2-3. Jovita Ganongan, DOT-CAR Officer-in-charge, said tourists who are visiting the city should respect local culture and the community. “We are promoting responsible tourism … Read More

Ilocos Norte farmers brace for dry spell

LAOAG CITY – The effects of dry spell are now being felt in the province of Ilocos Norte prompting residents to take same precautionary measures and for farmers to adjust their planting calendars.  Cynthia Iglesia, head of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Laoag station, said the dry spell could extend up to … Read More

Comelec in Pangasinan removes illegal campaign ads

DAGUPAN CITY — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Pangasinan, together with other national government agencies, removed oversized and misplaced campaign posters and leaflets of national candidates on the main thoroughfares of the province Tuesday morning. The activity headed by the Comelec called ‘Oplan Baklas’ was participated in by agencies including the Department of Natural Resources … Read More

Cops destroy P5.4-M marijuana in Benguet village

BAGUIO CITY — Operatives of the Benguet Provincial Police Office (BPPO) destroyed fully-grown marijuana plants in an operation on Friday. “Discovered were fully-grown Marijuana plants in nine areas of Sitio Lanipew and Tanap, both of Barangay Tacadang, Kibungan, Benguet,” Senior Supt. Lyndon Mencio, BPPO director, said in a report sent to the media on Saturday. He … Read More