Category: Metro BLISTT

DADs TACKLE COMMAND CENTER EXPENSES, OPERATIONS

BAGUIO CITY During the Baguio City Council’s regular session on February 5, 2024, Councilor Mylen Victoria Yaranon sought clarification on the high electrical costs and annual expenses of the Smart City Command Center. City Administrator Bonifacio dela Pena said the command center is housed within the premises of the convention center. He mentioned that a […]

SPRING FESTIVAL

Inilatag ng mga opisyales ng Baguio Filipino-Chinese Community at city government ang calendar of activities para sa selebrasyon ng ika-26 taon pagdiriwang ng Spring Festival sa siyudad ng Baguio. Ang kinasasabikang Grand Colorful Parade ay matutunghayan sa Enero 13 sa ganap na alas 2:00 ng hapon. Photo by Zaldy Comanda/ABN

BAGUIO EDUCATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

is celebrating it’s 2nd year Anniversary at Baguio City National High School on February 15, 2024 in celebration of National Arts Month with School principal Whitney Dawayen and Francis Lumiwes Arts Head, with participation of BEAG headed by Ben Ebanio , Sin Agi Artist group, Baguio City High Alumni Association headed by Sonia Daoas, FilChinese […]

PANAGBENGA FESTIVAL SINIMULAN SA PAGBUBUKAS NG GARDEN EXHIBIT, MARKET ENCOUNGTER SA BAGUIO CITY

BAGUIO CITY Sinimulan ang makasaysayang pagdiriwang ng 28th Panagbenga Festival 2024 sa pagbubukas ng Panagbengascapes and Market Encounter,noong Pebrero 1, sa Baguio City. Sa temang “Celebrating Traditions, Embracing Innovation”, pinasinayaan nina Mayor Benjamin Magalong, Congressman Mark Go, mga opisyal ng lungsod at opisyal ng Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. ang Garden Exhibits ng Panagbengascapes open […]

UN RAPPORTEUR IN BAGUIO

UN Rapporteur for Freedom of Opinion Irene Khan held a closeddoor meeting with Baguio City Officials led by the Vice Mayor and some City Councilors inside the Mayor’s Office. And quickly proceeded to another close meeting with journalist victims of “Red Tagging” and IP leaders labeled as “Terrorists” in the Baguio City Council Session Hall […]

BAGUIO COUNCIL PROBES INTO BENECO ISSUES

BAGUIO CITY During the Baguio City Council’s regular session on January 29, 2024, Councilor Fred Bagbagen asked probing questions to Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) General Manager Melchor Licoben, Legal Counsel Delmar Carino, and Chairperson Steve Cating in hopes of shedding light on long-standing issues in the electric cooperative. Bagbagen delved into the unliquidated cash advances […]

CITY COUNCIL CALLS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH JOBSEEKERS ASSISTANCE ACT

BAGUIO CITY The City Council has approved a resolution reminding government agencies and offices to faithfully comply with the provisions of Republic Act No. 11261, also known as the Jobseekers Assistance Act. The resolution emphasizes the importance of easing the financial burden associated with employment requirements for fresh graduates and firsttime job seekers while ensuring […]

RISE IN VAPE USAGE CAUSE BY THREE YEAR COVID LOCKDOWN

Photo by www.independentnurse.co.uk BAGUIO CITY The CoVid 19 pandemic may have been the reason for the rise in vape usage, a city health officer said. Dr. Nelson Hora of the Baguio City Health Office said that the more than three years of no face to face classes helped the rise in vape usage. He said, […]

MGA LGU, HINIHIKAYAT NA MAGLAAN NG LUGAR BILANG RESIDUAL CONTAINMENT AREA

BAGUIO CITY Hinihikayat ng Environmental Management Bureau-Cordillera (EMB-CAR) ang mga local government units (LGUs) na hindi pa nakapagtatag ng Engineered Sanitary Landfill (ESL) na maglaan ng lugar para sa residual containment area (RCA). Paliwanag ni EMB-CAR Senior Environmental Management Specialist Mark Anthony Solano, sa RCA temporaryong iipunin ang mga basura. “Kung mapupuno ay dadalhin ang […]

BWD PRESENTS MEASURES IN PREP. FOR POSSIBLE EL NIÑO

BAGUIO CITY In a forum with the Baguio Council on January 29, the Baguio Water District (BWD) discussed various measures being undertaken to mitigate the potential impacts of El Nino on water supply in the city. Engr. Noriel Calpito, head of the BWD Production and Distribution Division, mentioned several priority projects aimed at augmenting water […]

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