Council raises plight of vendors affected by clearing ops

The Baguio City Council, during an executive-legislative meeting, requested the city government’s executive department and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to look into the concerns of vendors and other individuals in the city affected by the ongoing road clearing operations. The council’s request stemmed from the concern raised by vendors occupying a […]

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HUMANITARIAN DISASTER RELIEF AIR TO GROUND RESCUE

The City/Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office personnel from Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, and Tuba participated in the Humanitarian Disaster Relief Air to Ground Rescue simulation exercise conducted by the Philippine Airforce (PAF) at Loakan Airport on May 30, 2021. The training covers the proper coordination between the PAF and the rescue groups, preparation on […]

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WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

Hon. Joel Alangsab delivered a short message in celebration of the “World No Tobacco Day” during the Monday Flag Raising Ceremony at the Baguio City Hall grounds. This year’s theme is “Commit to Quit” on smoking. Photo by Neil Clark Ongchangco

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PIA GROUNDBREAKING RITUALS

A Benguet elder leads a traditional ritual for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera Regional Office at Barangay DPS in Baguio City on Monday, May 31, 2021. Present during the ceremony were (l-r) DPS Barangay Captain Ariel Del Monte, PIA Director General Ramon Cualoping III, PIA-CAR Regional Director Helen Tibaldo and […]

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88 kaso ng HIV naitala sa Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Sa nakalipas na 13 taon, ang Summer Capital ay nakapagtala ng 88 kaso ng Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), na ang kasong men having sex with men ay may mataas na bilang, kumpara sa female sex workers. Ayon kay Assistant City Health Officer Dr. Celia Brillantes, ng Baguio AIDS Watch Council (AWAC), 88 […]

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Revenue deficit in pay parking delay wages of collectors

The 39 city-hired parking attendants in-charge of collecting parking fees within the Central Business District have not yet received their salaries since April 16 due to revenue deficit.  Engr. Januario Borillo, Transport Management Division Head of the City Engineering Office, informed the Baguio City Council during last Monday’s regular session that the closure of Session […]

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Smokers told to quit habit and become “Winners

Baguio City June 5, 2021 – “If before, we have a saying that goes, ‘quitters are losers’, now with the city’s smoke-free program, its ‘quitters are winners’. Be a winner by quitting smoking and vaping for you and your loved ones’ health.” Thus, declared councilor Joel Alangsab during flagraising rites at City Hall, May 31, […]

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Allad-iw eyes school of living tradition for Baguio students

Councilor Arthur Allad-iw wants the students in all public and private learning institutions to study the cultural practices of the Cordillera indigenous peoples including their history, chants, dances, and way of life. Allad-iw has proposed an ordinance seeking to introduce the School of Living Tradition (SLT) with the aim to re-inculcate the indigenous cultural heritage […]

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