Category: Metro BLISTT

Mark Go seeks to increase BGHMC’s bed capacity

Baguio Representative Mark Go recently filed House Bill 5442 which seeks to increase the bed capacity of Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) 500 to 800 beds. The hospital’s annual statistics report reveals that every year, the hospital exceeds its bed occupancy due to its volume of admission. In 2015, its bed occupancy rate […]

PPI combats the spread of fake news

The Philippine Press Institute (PPI) spearheaded a scholastic outreach program on fake news at the University of the Cordilleras auditorium last April 12, 2017. The seminar entitled “Let’s Get Real on Fake News” was aimed at the youth who are most likely to be internet-savvy and are vulnerable targets of fake news. Senior high school […]

Kapihan with BCBC

Mayor Mauricio Domogan congratulates the BCBC for its role in promoting tourism in Baguio City and as a watchdog of the community. Also in photo from left are BCC Gen. Manager Anthony De Leon, Baguio Rep. Mark Go, Asec Anna Marie Banaag of presidential communication office, Chief Insp. Benzin Macliing of La Trinidad Police Station, […]

Art lover

Former police officer Jing Bigno, a local artist and artifacts collector, was caught unaware in a stolen shot while he was busy in finishing his artwork at SM food court.

Paggamit ng espasyo para sa PWD-senior citizen, paparusahan

Inaprubahan ng city council ang ordinansa na nagpaparusa sa sinumang magpapanggap upang makagamit ng pasilidad na nakalaan para sa persons with disabilities (PWDs) at senior citizens sa mga pribado at pampublikong establisimyento sa lungsod. Sa ordinansang iniakda ni Councilor Leandro B. Yangot Jr. ay nakasaad na ang pagpapanggap o pagkukunwari bilang isang PWD o senior […]

Half rice ordinance sa Baguio, aprubado na

Aprubado na ng konseho ng lungsod ang half rice ordinance na inihain ni Vice Mayor Edison Bilog. Lahat ng business establishments sa Baguio na nag-aalay ng pagkain sa publiko gaya ng food chains, restaurants, hotels, inns, canteens, eateries, at mga kagaya nito ay kinakailangan nang magbigay ng kalahating tasa ng kanin bilang option sa kanilang […]

WWII veterans, may karagdagang benepisyo

May karagdagang benepisyo ang mga beterano ng WWII at kanilang dependents; post World War II veterans, mga sundalong killed-in-action (KIA) at dependents nila sa pamamagitan ng Philippine Veterans Affairs Office-Veterans Memorial Medical Center (PVAO-VMMC) Veterans Hospitalization and Medical Care Program (VHMCP). Ito ang tinalakay sa isang symposium sa Baguio Convention Center noong Abril 7, at […]

MGB advocates responsible mining

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Mines and Geosciences Bureau (DENR-MGB) hosted a conference advocating responsible mining on April 11, 2017 at the DENR-MGB Hall, Baguio City. Engineer Felizardo A. Gacad, environment and social development division chief of mine safety, served as the speaker for the advocacy on responsible mining He presented videos to show […]

Baguio-Davao Artists Gears up for Cor-Min Art Exchange

It is all systems go for local artists who signified to be part of a rare Cordillera-Mindanao art exchange program that features the creative works of talents from Baguio and Davao. Among the artists named as of press time are Vincent Bay-an, Tor Sagud, Gerald Asbucan, Evjita Manjano, Raquel Diokno, Oliver Abuan, Art Tibaldo and […]

Malaria-free Mt. Province, idedeklara ng DOH-CAR

Idedeklara na ng Department of Health-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOH-CAR) ang Mountain Province bilang isa sa tatlong probinsya na “malaria-free” sa darating na ika-25 ng Abril. Ayon kay Dr. Alexei Marrero, Medical Officer IV ng Head Communicable Disease Cluster, sero porsyento na ang kaso ng indigenous malaria o yung malaria na nagmumula mismo sa lokalidad ng […]

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