Ifugao now under MECQ

Ifugao has been declared under modified enhanced community quarantine after local officials requested the Inter-Agency Task Force and Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF – EID) that it be included due to the unusually high case of Covid-19 infection this month. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Friday made the announcement of including Ifugao thus joining Abra as among […]

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Bangued, 16 other towns to have Bahay Silangan soon

Bangued and 16 other towns in Abra will have their very own Bahay Silangan very soon and join four municipalities which have their own already. With the inauguration of the Daguioman Bahay Silangan earlier this year, Abra had four municipalities that have already established their halfway house for returning drug personalities. The towns of Bucay, […]

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Shrine of Brown Madonna selloum plant stolen

TUBA, Benguet – Robbery at the Shrine of Brown Madonna continues, this time, a giant selloum plant that has been at the shrine for more than two decades. The newly transplanted five-foot, six inch diameter plant was taken from the shrine, shrine administrator Fritzgerald Padilla told this writer Tuesday night. With renovations finally finished at […]

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COMMUNITY PANTRY

Hundreds of residents in the nearby barangays of the Department of Agriculture – Cordillera regional office in Guisad, Baguio City benefitted from the Kadiwa Community Pantry which was launched by the DA-CAR in partnership with the Cordillera farmers groups and associations who donated the vegetables to be donated to the public. RMC PIA-CAR

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BINNADANG

Baguio Art and Crafts Collective Inc. (BACCI) hold their own “Binnadang” or “Bayanihan” for artists and crafters in Baguio City. The community pantry at Bookends along Calderon St. was also open to Baguio residents that were in the area to avail of themselves of basic food necessities with Harrison Barangay officials supervising the distribution. Photo […]

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PSA CAR 2020 REPORTS

Despite the tremendous effect of the Covid-19 in the region the PSA reported that still a manageable economic condition for CAR. This was reported by Dir. Villafe P. Alibuyog – Regional Director PSA – RSSO CAR, Stephanie F. Christiansen – OIC-RD NEDA-CAR, Dir. Benjamin Arsenio Y. Navarro – International Cooperation Unit, PSA, Aldrin Federico R. […]

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Optimistic Magalong sees COVID cases going down

Baguio mayor Benjamin Magalong said an end to the April surge in Covid cases is almost at an end that new cases will be on the downtrend. Magalong, who expressed surprise over the high number of Covid-19 cases this month, said that cases are expected to go down after the conclusion of the city’s active […]

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Drainage, Sewage rehab at public market requested

The City Council has urged the Department of Public Works and Highways Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWHBCDEO) and the City Engineering Office (CEO) to maintain, improve, and rehabilitate the drainage and sewage system at the Baguio City Public Market and in the barangays around its proximity. According to a resolution authored by Councilors Mylen […]

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DPWH-CAR: ‘Budget shortfall hampers kennon road rehab’

The full rehabilitation of Kennon Road is stalled due to limited funds, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways-Cordillera Administrative Region (DPWH-CAR). In a dialogue with the city council last Monday, DPWHCAR Engr. Arnold Dacwag said targets of completion for some of the projects were not met due to the limited funds released […]

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