Tuesday, March 09, 2021

METRO BLISTT

OCCULAR

Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong visits the Sto. Tomas Rain Basin (STRB), a rainwater harvesting facility of Baguio Water District (BWD), in Barangay Poblacion, Tuba, Benguet. The mayor was alarm over reports that STRB is empty already and can’t provide of the coming hot months and BWD will rely heavily on underground wells for Baguio […]

KALABOSO

Kalaboso ang maglive-in partner sa pagbebenta ng droga sa isinagawang buy-bust operation ng mga tauhan ng BCPO at PDEA sa may Tam-awan- Longlong Road, Purok 4, Pinsao Proper,Baguio City. Photo by BCPO/via Zaldy Comanda/ABN “Live-in partner kalaboso sa drug bust operation.” BAGUIO CITY – Kalaboso ang maglivein partner matapos mabitag sa isinagawang buybust operation ng […]

PROVINCIAL

NAGUILIAN NHS COVERED COURT

The Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) led by Gov. Pacoy spearheaded the blessing and inauguration of the new covered court of the Naguilian National High School (NNHS) on February 24, 2021. Through the PGLU’s Special Education Fund, the construction cost P4,977,270.15. In her acceptance speech, School Principal Fe Gacula expressed her deep gratitude to […]

FREE WIFI

The DICT said that the students, school personnel and even guests can now avail of free internet connection as the Benguet State University- Buguias Campus in Barangay Loo is now connected to the DICT’s free Wi-Fi for all. The free internet connection is in the following access points particularly at the Laboratory Building/Student Lounge, Parking […]

COMMUNITY

PROMISES KEPT

Elisalyn Kate P. Flores received her scholarship grant from former Baguio City Councilor Edgar M. Avila as he kept his promise to continue his scholarship program to deserving students, Flores is now 3rd year College Student of Saint Louis University taking BS Psychology.

UNIQUE STYLING AT SM CITY BAGUIO

Travel to this exhibit that is reminiscent of summer vibes with this Boho Chic themed area decorated by You and I Unique Floral Designs and Event Styling, Bebe Boom Events, and KPB Creations. This is located at the 2nd half of the booth at Sky Terrace, in front of Fitness Edge Gym. For inquiries and […]

LIFESTYLE

Cebu Pacific rolls out trademark PISO sale on 3.3

The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) continues to make moments happen for everyJuan as it launches its trademark PISO fare to all domestic and international destinations on sale. Beginning March 03 to 05, everyJuan can book flights for as low as PHP 1 base fare. With this special #CEBSuperSeatFest on its anniversary month, […]

And so to Bed wtih SM Home

Craft your comfortable bed with quality mattress that keeps you sleep longer. Enjoy 70% off on Bed and Bath Essential with SM Home’s Mattress and Linen Sale ‘til February 28, 2021 only. This Mr. Big Bodyscale pillow is filled with Elasta Fiber to fit snuggly and promote the healthy firmness of your body. There’s nothing […]

Sports

Pinoy-Kiwi Fighter Mark Fairtex Abelardo Looking to Break Down Emilio Urrutia

Hard-hitting Mark “Tyson Fairtex” Abelardo has his sights set on a decisive victory this Friday night.  The 29-year-old Filipino by way of New Zealand, currently living and training at the Fairtex Training Center in Pattaya, Thailand is confident he can take care of business against American opponent Emilio “The Honey Badger” Urrutia when the two […]

ENVIRONMENT

NEW STREET SIGNAGES

The Baguio City Engineering Office began installing thirty (30) new reflectorized street name signages within Baguio Central Business District last week replacing the old ones. PIO-Baguio

‘Sea Turtle Nesting In La Union Reaching All Time High During Pandemic’

BAGUIO CITY (February 22, 2021) – Nesting of the near-extinct Olive Ridley sea turtles in La Union have reached an all-time high. Conservation group Coastal Underwater Resource Management Actions(CURMA) coordinator Carlos Tamayo is even anticipating most number of hatchlings this season (October-March).  It might even double with already 4,606 already hatched and released to the […]

DAILY NEWS UPDATE

Ilocos Norte Relaxes Travel Restriction

Baguio City (March 8, 2021)— Ilocos Norte has relaxed its pandemic travel restrictions, reducing COVID-19 test requirements and encouraging minimized movement for all inbound residents and travelers since quarantine has been lifted.  Awaiting to issue the Executive Order of the new guidelines, Governor Matthew Marcos Manotoc has temporarily released the travel rules on the Provincial […]

17 NPA-free Villages In North and Central Luzon Get P20M Each

Baguio City (March 8, 2021)— Seventeen villages in North and Central Luzon already freed from NPA control and influence are getting P20 million each as aid for their barangay development programs. The Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) said the 20M government aid will be rolled out in the form of community development projects, such as: farm […]

EDITORIAL

PDEA – PNP shootout parang pelikula, sino ang direktor?

Noong hapon ng Pebrero 24, 2021, isang padasku-daskol na “buy-bust operation” na humantong sa isang shootout sa pagitan ng yunits ng Philippine National Police (PNP) at ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) sa Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City. Nagresulta ito sa pagkamatay ng dalawang pulis, isang PDEA agent at isang impormante. Kapuwa sinabi ng dalawang ahensiya […]

Do not gag us with your “Tokhang” as we persevere to tell the truth

The latest resolution of the Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (RLECC) enjoining members of the law enforcement agencies together with representatives of lical government units to conduct tokhang to known “left-leaning” personalities in the government, media, and other entities is sending a chilling effect to the people who believe in the freedom of expression and […]

AGRICULTURE

BEAUTIFUL & FRESH CABBAGE

Hand out photo of the vegetable plantations in upland Licuan-Baay town in Abra. Artemio Dumlao/ABN

La Trinidad Farmer

Benguet Governor Melchor Diclas appealed to local chief executives and other officials in the municipalities to allow their farmers to continue to tend to their farms despite the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine due to the COVID-19 threat. RMC PIA-CAR

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