Category: JUST IN

Ombudsman junks plea of Ilocos Sur officials facing graft

BAGUIO CITY (June 26, 2022)— The Office of the Ombudsman has denied the petition for partial reconsideration of two former mayors of Narvacan town in Ilocos Sur facing graft raps. The nine-page ruling containing the consolidated order issued by Graft Investigator Daniel Von Evan Panelo; Assistant Ombudsman Pilarita Lapitan, and approved by Ombudsman Samuel Martirez, […]

Reds boasts of renewed NPA offensives ahead of PBBM inaugural

BAGUIO CITY (June 25, 2022)—- The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) boasted Saturday of renewed offensives by its armed wing— New Peoples Army— a week before Pres.-elect Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. takes his oath on June 30. The CPP lauded the NPA “for its actions defending the Lumad and Moro communities against the landgrabbers, […]

Baguio drug den raid nets 2 mantainers, four customers

BAGUIO CITY (June 25, 2022)— A nightfall raid Friday by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents and local policemen at a lodge along Magsaysay Avenue here netted two drug den maintainers and four of their customers. More or less 20.4 grams of dried marijuana leaves, 3 ml of liquid shabu, and paraphernalia used in sniffing drugs […]

Yap backs PBBM as Agri-Chief

Incoming Benguet representative Eric Go Yap welcomed the decision of incoming President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to head the Department of Agriculture ensuring that food security will be on top of the next administration’s agenda. “The decision of incoming President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to head the DA to ensure immediate government action on the issues […]

Cops looking for rebels found over half a million cannabis instead

BAGUIO CITY (June 21, 2022) – Policemen patrolling mountains in remote sitio Dinemeg, Tacadang in Kibungan town in Benguet were looking for communist rebels for days. But Monday afternoon, instead of finding a bloody firefight,  they found P600,000 worth of marijuana stalks instead. Cordillera police said Benguet policemen stumbles into five kilograms of dried marijuana […]

‘Tutors urge Sara not to repeat Briones mistake’

BAGUIO CITY (June 20, 2022) – Teacher-members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) are asking incoming Department of Education secretary Sara Duterte to conduct dialogues and consultations for her to have a deeper understanding of the actual situation of teachers, parents and students. “Incoming VP and DepEd Sec Sara Duterte has expressed her intention of […]

Benguet IP’s up in arms vs mining firm

BAGUIO CITY (June 18, 2022) —Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in Barangay Bulalacao, Mankayan town in Benguet early Saturday morning pitched up barricades and picket lines dreaming to stop exploration activities of Crescent Mining Development Corporation, which they said, “threatens their ancestral lands”. The IP’s or “Teeng” in Mankayan (meaning a native who was born and raised […]

2ND SALENG FESTIVAL TREE CART PARADE

The 2nd Saleng Festival Tree Cart Parade Program was held at Session Road in Malcolm Square. With Hon. Benjamin B. Magalong(Mayor of Baguio City) with his Wife, Hon. Faustino Olowan(Vice Mayor of Baguio City), Councilor Vladimir Cayabas, Atty. Rhenan G. Diwas, Engr. Marivic Empizo, and other 28 Group of Tree Cart Participants, the event was […]

Abra Mayor, Vice Mayor brother-sister tandem surrender pistols, rifles

BAGUIO CITY(June 16, 2022) — Pilar, Abra Mayor and Vice-Mayor brother-sister tandem, involved in a so-called “ambush and a stand-off” with police weeks before the May 9 elections surrendered several pistols and rifles whose licenses were earlier revoked by the police. Cordillera police director Brig. Gen. Ronald Lee  said Mayor Mark Roland Somera and Vice […]

Turista sa Botanical Garden

Isa sa dinudumog ng mga turista ang Botanical Garden sa Baguio City na kung saan lalo itong pinaganda ang landscape ng garden na may ibat-ibang bulaklak at mga coffee shop at souvenir item na gawa sa Baguio. #thompics

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