METRO BLISTT

EARTHQUAKE AFTERMATH

Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong leads the inspection of buildings and establishments in the city following the 7.3 magnitude tremor that jolted Luzon on July 27, 2022. Cracks on the walls of some buildings were noted. Inspection is ongoing. Photos by Volts Gabrillo via PIO Baguio

HIDILYN WEDS FIANCE IN BAGUIO

The wedding was held at St. Ignatius Church at the Philippine Military Academy on July 26, 2022, exactly a year after winning the country’s first Olympic gold medal. Mayor Benjamin Magalong was among the guests to the celebrated weightlifter’s special day. Photo by INQUIRER via PIA-Benguet

PROVINCIAL

4TH HIGHLAND VEGETABLE FESTIVAL

With the Theme: ” Overcoming Challenges in the Vegetable Industry”. With Mr. Jasson Y. Del-amen – BAPTC Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Felife Salaing Comila – President, Benguet State University, Hon. Mary Rose Fongwan-Kepes – Board Member, Province of Benguet, Ms. Elsie Gis-it – VP, Highland Vegetable Festival Stakeholders Association, and other officials and Guests. The […]

ROAD CLEARING IN MT. PROVINCE

Personnel from the Department of Public Works and Highways continued to clear the road connecting Sabangan and Bontoc towns after a landslide blocked the road due to a tremor that hit Northern Luzon last July 27, 2022. It was in Tayum Abra where the epicenter was traced with 7.3 magnitude. Photo by Mau Victa

COMMUNITY

ENHANCED MONITORING POLICE OVERALL WELLNESS KITS TURNOVER

PNP Health Services Acting Director PCol. Jezebel Dominguez Medina with PRO-Cor Regional Director PBGEN. Ronald Lee, Deputy Regional Director for Operations PCol. Benjamin Sembrano, Regional Medical and Dental Unit Chief PCol. Jessiemyr Protacio and DOH CAR Non-Communicable Diseases Cluster Head Dr. Shelly Aral turn over trauma kits provided by the DOH-CAR to the provincial and […]

DAMAGED RETAINING WALL ALONG THE ANTAMOK RIVER BANKS

Leaders of Luneta Miner’s Association, Inc (LMA) on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, show some portions of the decades-old retaining wall which need repairs located in Sitio Luneta, Loacan-Antamok, Itogon, Benguet. Photos by Primo Agatep ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ITOGON, Benguet- To prevent a major disaster in the slide-prone Sitio Luneta in Barangay Loacan- Antamok, its residents numbering more […]

PULIS @ UR SERBIS

CITY WIDE CLEAN-UP DRIVE

Sa Baguio City, ang mga kapulisan ng Baguio City Police Office ay matagumpay na nakilahok sa isang city-wide clean-up drive na ginawa sa lungsod. Ang nasabing clean-up drive na inorganisa ng One Baguio Movement ay nilahukan ng iba’t ibang ahensya ng gobyerno at mga Non Government Organizations (NGO). Sa nasabing clean-up drive, ang mga kapulisan […]

FEEDING ACTIVITY IN BAYUGAO ELEM. SCHOOL

Ngiti at saya ang hatid ng mga kapulisan ng 1st Apayao Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC) sa mga kabataang “Agay” ng sila ay magsagawa ng isang outreach activity sa kanilang lugar sa Sitio Bayugao, Brgy. Turod sa bayan ng Luna sa Apayao. Ayon sa 1st Apayao PMFC, sila ay nagsagawa ng isang feeding activity sa […]

LIFESTYLE

SM reinvents ‘Building on Stilts’ as a Climate Resilient Design for the Future

Floods and rising water levels brought about by typhoons are perennial problems in Marikina city, which is considered one of the low-lying areas of Metro Manila. During typhoons, Marikina River’s water can rise to 23 meters compared to its normal average level of 13 meters. While this causes the communities surrounding the Marikina Watershed to […]

LA UNION FARMER’S VENTURES IN MOKUSAKU OR ‘WOOD VINEGAR’

Tublay, Benguet – Benguet farmer technicians introduce widely known agriculture technology currently practiced in Japan — Safe Vegetable from Rich Soil (SAVERS) technology or Mokusaku (“wood vinegar”) to staff members of La Union second district Representative-elect Dante Garcia on Wednesday afternoon at Japan Agricultural Exchange Council-assisted Mokusaku plant in Tublay town. Experts detest too many […]

Sports

COACH ALUMNO’S 2 FIGHTER’S IN WORLD GAMES 2022

Showtime for coach Billy Alumno as he calls the shot for the country’s top muay Thai players in Birmingham, Alabama for the World Games 2022 which draws to a close Sunday, July  17 (Monday) here. It will be tough for newly crowned Southeast Asian Games 57-kilogram king Philip Delarmino as he goes against the seven […]

ENVIRONMENT

HEDCOR RENEWABLE HYDRO’S COMPLY WITH ENERGY OPEN ACCESS

The clean and renewable energy (Cleanergy) of Hedcor has been recognized by the Department of Energy as a compliant Retail Competition and Open Access (RCOA) participant. Eighteen Hedcor Cleanergy facilities have received said award after being compliant with DOE’s RCOA reportorial requirements for the fiscal year 2021. Up north in Luzon, the following hydro facilities […]

SNAP-BENGUET POWERS COMMUNITIES FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

This month, renewable energy solutions provider SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet (SNAPBenguet), the operator of the Ambuklao and Binga hydroelectric power plants (HEPP), celebrates 14 years of sustainable operations and partnerships with its communities, stakeholders, and employees. “Our company’s core values include a strong emphasis on health, safety, and social responsibility, all of which play an important […]

DAILY NEWS UPDATE

Kapihan on Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake in Abra

Kapihan sa Baguio – On the Effects and Response Actions Taken for the Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake in Tayun, Abra. and the Cordillera Region. with Engr. Nelia I. Antonio – Response Operation M. 7.0 EQ, Dir. Susan A. Sumbeling – Vice Chair, Rehab and Recovery, Regional Director NEDA-CAR, Dir. Enrique H. Gascon – Vice Chairperson, Disaster […]

Villager dies from Mountain Province landslide

BAGUIO CITY(July 28, 2022) – A villager died from fatal injuries when he was buried in a landslide in sitio Boga, barangay Monamon in Bauko, Mountain Province Thursday morning. Andres Sagayo, 58, from Sitio Pactil, barangay Monamon Sur, also in that town and his family were holding wake for a dead close relative when a […]

EDITORIAL

Department of Disaster Resilience panapat ba sa mga sakunang walang babala?

Eksaktong 32 taon ang nakalipas, ang biglang malakas at medyo matagal na pagyanig bandang 8:45 ng umaga noong Hulyo 27 na sumentro sa Abra at naiulat na umabot sa magnitude 7.3 ay malakas ding naramdaman sa maraming lugar sa Luzon kabilang ang Metro Manila, ay muling nagpa-alaala sa bangungot ng kilabot na Hulyo 16, 1990 […]

Ibigay ang ayuda sa mga karapat-dapat at mas nangangailangan

Ang pagtugon sa talamak na kahirapan ay hindi isang madaling bagay, katunayan ay kinakailangan ng matagal na panahon na kaakibat ang napakabigat trabaho at maigting na pagsisikap. Hindi rin ito maisasakatuparan kung walang pera – napakalaking halaga ng pera. Laganap ang kahirapan sa maraming bansa kaya nalikha ang mga programang Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) na […]

AGRICULTURE

HEART-SHAPED FARM

Local farmers harvest lettuce from a “heart-shaped farm” in Asin, Tuba, Benguet. Farmers are developing most of their lots to be part of the farm tourism destinations in the province of Benguet. RMC PIA-CAR

A farmer with a heavy load of freshly Harvested Cabbage

A farmer with a heavy load of freshly Harvested Cabbage at Atok, Benguet’s all-year-round cold weather is very conducive to highland vegetable farming.

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