METRO BLISTT

KADIWA BUYERS

Baguio residents buy vegetables, fruits and other products sold at the Kadiwa at Session Road which was launched by the Department of Agriculture – Cordillera and the city government of Baguio to provide opportunities and alternative market outlet for the local farmers and processors especially with the current pandemic. The more than 70 stalls will […]

REMOVING OF DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS

The city ordered the various business process outsourcing (BPO) companies to remove their designated smoking areas (DSAs) as one of the immediate measures to contain the surge in Corona Virus Disease (COVID) 2019 cases among their call center agents. Photo by Neil Clark Ongchangco

PROVINCIAL

BALILI’S 68TH FOUNDING ANNIVERSARY

As a manifestation of their care for the environment, multi-sectoral groups, advocates and volunteers even during the pandemic took the risk to clean-up the stretch of the Balili River in La Trinidad. The event which took several days is in celebration of Barangay Balili’s 68th Founding Anniversary. Photo by PIA-Benguet

4 SILVER MEDALS

In its second outing this year despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the Benguet Dance Sport Team went home with four silver medals over the weekend in the 1st Annual Diamond Online Dance Sport Competition.

COMMUNITY

DONATIONS FOR COVID-19 FRONTLINERS

Donations for Covid-19 Frontliners in the City. Mr.Zhou Youbin, Consulate of the People’s Republic of China in Laoag, for the 5,000 pieces of KN95 face masks and to Mr. Alex Sia for the 600 pieces of face shield and 2,500 pieces of KN95 face masks. The donation was facilitated by Messieurs Peter Ng, Kane Chanbonpin, […]

CITY INCREASING BED CAPACITY OF ISOLATION UNITS TO ADDRESS SURGE IN CASES

The local government is currently working double time to increase the bed capacities of the Baguio City Community Isolation Unit at the former Sto. Nin?o Jesus Medical Center and the Baguio Teachers’ Camp to accommodate more asymptomatic, mild and moderate COVID-19 cases. Photo by PIO-Baguio

LIFESTYLE

ABOUT MY CITY, MY SM, MY ART

Just in time for National Arts Month, SM launches My City, My SM, My Art, which chronicles the project’s three- year cultural journey around the SM Supermalls. A celebration of Philippine visual arts – painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and filmmaking – it brings art and people together through exhibits, workshops, and contests. — My City, […]

ECC grants disability benefit to lady lawyer

A lady lawyer of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) MIMAROPA Region was granted EC disability benefits by the Employees’ Compensation Commission due to her work-connected Cerebrovascular Disease, Intracerebral Hemorrhage secondary to Hypertension. On July 25, 2018, the lawyer suffered a stroke while attending a seminar and immediately brought to the Adventist Medical […]

ENVIRONMENT

UP-UP AND AWAY

Local residents of Mankayan try the newest adventure tourism attraction in the municipality paragliding at the scenic caldera of mountains surrounding Lepanto Mines and landing at the tailing dam four. Launch on March 11 at the 108th Founding Anniversary of the mining town. Municipal Mayor Franzel Ayong said it is part of their livelihood program […]

BAGONG ATRAKSYON

Ipinapakita ng may-aring si Pio Velasco, ang tinatapos na construction ng bagong atraksyon, ang Igorot Stone Kingdom na lumalarawan sa mga makatotohanang kasaysayan ng mga tao, lugar at events sa Cordillera, na matatagpuan sa gilid ng bundok sa Long-long Road, Pinsao Proper, Baguio City. Photo by Zaldy Comanda/ABN “Igorot Stone Kingdom, bagong atraksyon sa Baguio.” […]

DAILY NEWS UPDATE

Yemeni Student Caught For Drugs At Baguio Lodge

BAGUIO CITY (April 18, 2021) – A young Yemeni student here is in deep trouble after he was caught with drugs inside a lodge here he rented for two days. Bahbry Turki Sultan Mohammed Bahbry, 24, who is getting a college degree at one of the universities here in the city, was taken out from […]

Two violent men arrested by the authorities

SANTIAGO, Ilocos Sur – Two violent men were arrested by the authorities after provoking challenge and to hack persons in the authorities from the barangays and police reported Saturday (April 17, 2021) here. Santiago Police reported that a suspect Marcelino Gapang of Brgy. Butol, Santiago,Ilocos Sur, was immediately arrested when he threatened and bullshitted them […]

EDITORIAL

Halalan 2022 sumisilip na, handa ba tayo kahit may pandemya?

Mahigit isang taon na tayong nakikipaglaban sa COVID-19 at patuloy na pinapadapa ng pandemyang dulot nito. Magdadalawang taon nang nakikipagpatintero tayo sa sakit na dulot ng coronavirus, sadsad na ang ekonomiya, marami na ang nawalan ng trabaho, napipinto na ang labis na paghihirap at pagkagutom ng mga kapos, libo-libo na ang namamatay at mag-iisang milyon […]

“Kung gayon ibigay ang kay Cesar ang kay Cesar at sa Diyos kung ano ang sa Diyos”

Sa kasagsagan ng unang pagbabakuna sa mga health workers at frontliners na sila ang una sa priority list ng Vaccination Program ng gobyerno sa Lungsod ng Baguio ay lumabas ang isang balita na umano’y nagkaroon ng “pagtalon” sa pagbabakuna ng ilang opisyal ng Saint Louis University (SLU) kabilang ang presidente nito. Ayon sa ulat ang […]

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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