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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 […]

Abra declares state of calamity

BAGUIO CITY (July 28, 2022) — Abra province, perhaps the hardest hit among northern provinces during Wednesday morning’s strong tremblor, was declared under a state of calamity. Tayum, Abra was the epicenter (7.3 Magnitude) of Wednesday’s jolt that affected most of northern provinces including Metro Manila.  The Sangunniang Panlalawigan via a resolution placed the entire […]

Construction worker pinned to death in Benguet building collapse

BAGUIO CITY (July 27, 2022)— A construction worker was pinned to death when a building being constructed collapsed as the ground shook Tuesday morning at Central Buyagan, La Trinidad, Benguet. This strong magnitude of 7.3 jolted Lagangilang, Abra, the earthquake epicenter, at around 8:43 am sending most residents into panic. The earthquake was also felt […]

Benguet Rep. Yap assures quick response, aid to quake victims

BAGUIO CITY (July 27, 2022) – Following the magnitude 7.3 earthquake that hit Northern Luzon, Benguet lawmaker Eric Go Yap vowed a quick action response to victims while also seeking help from public works contractors to help clear debris and landslides along major road networks in the province. “Sa mga nangangailangan ng mga relief goods,inaayos […]

Tulfo in Abra overseeing situation after 7.3 quake

BAGUIO CITY(July 27, 2022)—-Social welfare chief Erwin Tulfo immediately flew to Abra province to oversee government aid and assistance operations after the 7.3 magnitude tremblor that shook the province and the rest of the Northern provinces at 8:43 AM Tuesday. Speaking with Abra governor Dominic Valera,  VGov. Ma. Jocelyn Valera,  former Rep. JB Bernos, and other officials,  Tulfo […]

Two hurt in Benguet mountain to a collapsed community irrigation canal

Two farmers working on a community irrigation canal in sitio Tikop, barangay Karap, Bokod, Benguet were badly hurt after it collapsed when the strong tremblor hit northern Philippines at 8:43 AM Tuesday. Alfredo Coyos Boliquen, 60, and Pedro Vicente Camilo, 62, both from Karao, Bokod, were fixing their community irrigation system when the earthquake struck […]

LU officials probe case of LU nursing grad refused to march on his graduation

BAGUIO CITY (July 22, 2022) – La Union province’s Sangguniang Panlalawigan’s Committee on Education has began to closely examine the case of John Rosaldo, a nursing graduate who was not allowed to go on stage during his graduation rites at the Lorma Colleges because of an “unprocessed graduation fee”, which went viral online. Thursday’s hearing […]

Baguio drug trade ‘boss’ to spend 42 years in jail

BAGUIO CITY(July 24, 2022) – A local court here found a drug trade ‘boss’ guilty of drug sale and sentenced him to life imprisonment and also ordered him to pay P500,000.00 for drug violations. Rommel Yanis Baucas, 54, was further sentenced by Regional Trial Court branch 5 Judge Maria Ligaya Itliong-Rivera to another 12 years […]

4th Highland Vegetable Festival

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 official and Guests held on July […]

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