Baguio all set for ‘Undas’; releases traffic advisories

BAGUIO CITY — The city is ready for the observance of “Undas” or All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on Nov. 1 and 2, with advisories on traffic rerouting and…

Retired police general offers Baguio ‘a breath of fresh air’ as mayor

BAGUIO CITY — He is not a politician, nor a celebrity. But his name rings a bell, since he headed the investigative body that probed the bloody massacre of 44 policemen…

Senior citizens take over Baguio City gov’t

BAGUIO CITY – A total of 37 senior citizens took over the management of city hall on Monday, as part of the celebration of Filipino Elderly Month. At the executive-legislative…

DepEd to probe alleged cheating in 2015 Palaro special games

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) has vowed to shed light on the alleged cheating in the 2015 Palarong Pambansa, where two athletes, who joined the special games category…

Baguio residents urged to keep warm and safe amid rainy, cold weather

BAGUIO CITY — Residents of this mountain resort city are advised to keep themselves warm amid the cold weather aggravated by the continuous heavy rains and guard against weather-induced illnesses like…

Declaration of Burnham Park as heritage site sought

BAGUIO CITY — Baguio City Representative Mark Go has filed House Bill (HB) 7966 seeking to declare Burnham Park as a National Heritage Park. “Preserving our rich cultural heritage like Burnham…

La Trinidad, Baguio police stations cited among PH’s best

BAGUIO CITY — The Philippine National Police (PNP) recognized the La Trinidad municipal police station (LTMPS) as the top municipal police station in the country on Wednesday, with President Rodrigo Duterte…

Evacuation cum training center to rise in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — A five-storey evacuation center being built by the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (CDRRM) that could accommodate 750 persons and double as a training facility is almost…

US to help preserve American-built heritage sites in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — The United States Embassy in the Philippines is willing to work with the Baguio City government in preserving heritage sites built by the Americans in the City…

5 Baguio health centers to be upgraded to birthing stations

BAGUIO CITY — Five district health centers in Baguio City are set to be upgraded to birthing stations to attend to the needs of pregnant women from the villages. Dr. Maria…

Baguio’s anti-smoking task force to help BPO workers quit vice

BAGUIO CITY — The City of Pines’ anti-smoking task force might come up with a program aimed at helping employees of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies in the city quit smoking.…

Mayor thanks PNP for heeding request on change of city cop chief

BAGUIO CITY — Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan has thanked the leadership of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for acting swiftly on the city’s concern about a supposedly abrupt changing of…

Baguio’s anti-smoking drive sets sights on BPOs

BAGUIO CITY — Baguio City’s anti-smoking enforcers are setting their sights on Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies. Anti-smoking task force head Dr. Donnabel Tubera told the Philippine News Agency on Tuesday…

DOH alarmed by 40% hike in Cordillera’s lepto cases

BAGUIO CITY — A total of 28 leptospirosis cases were recorded in the Cordillera Region from January to June 2018, showing a 40 percent increase compared to the 20 cases during…

New traffic scheme for Marcos Highway takes effect on July 9

TUBA, Benguet— Starting Monday, this upland town will implement a new traffic scheme on Marcos Highway leading to Baguio City. Chief Inspector James Acod, Tuba chief of police, said on…

1,226 couples in Baguio plant trees before tying knots

BAGUIO CITY — A total of 1,226 couples who applied for a marriage license in the city in 2017 have each planted a tree seedling as part of their contribution to…

Cantores wins gold in Muaythai National Championships

MANILA — World Youth Martial Arts bronze medalist Felex Dave Cantores led the gold medalists in the 2017 Muaythai National Championships held this month at the Philsports Multi-Purpose Arena in…

‘Green zones’ in Baguio business area pushed

BAGUIO CITY — There is a need to provide more green spaces and breathing areas at the central business district to freshen up the minds of the people, Councilor Elaine Sembrano…

Flower prices up ahead of ‘Undas’

BAGUIO CITY — The prices of flowers being sold here have doubled one week before the observance of All Saints’ Day. “Manang Azon”, a flower stall owner at Harrison Road,…

Baguio City to honor outstanding senior citizens

  BAGUIO CITY — A total of 12 senior citizens from various sectors will be honored here on Oct. 25 for their continuing contribution to the development of the community. The…