Campaign against dengue

BAGUIO CITY – The Oplan Alis Kiti-kiti, Goodbye Dengue campaign to destroy mosquito breeding places is ongoing in schools, churches, business establishments and households in the 128 barangays here in full coordination with the Health Services Office (HSO), Mayor Mauricio Domogan assured last week. As the number of dengue cases increased with fatalities in the city, the 4PM clean-up habit […]

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Federalism and political dynasties

Federalism has been kicked around since the drafting of the 1987 Constitution. Now it has suddenly gained political traction with the election of its most popular advocate. At the same time, the results of the voting in the countryside show that dynasties are still prevalent up and down the archipelago. They are everywhere. They have even managed to infiltrate the […]

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BSU at 100: Celebrating a century of existence and excellence

Before Benguet State University envisioned being a premier university delivering world-class education, it was a farm school dedicated to highlanders. The farm school which opened in 1916, widened its horizon and began catering to students of nearby provinces. Eventually, it has also accepted foreign students. Apart from its academic purpose, the university boosted its existence in initiating and developing worthwhile technologies. The […]

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TWG formed to assess Benguet Corp’s Antamok open pit as waste site

BAGUIO CITY– Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan formally signed Administrative Order No. 083, series of 2016, creating the Technical Working Group (TWG) to conduct the necessary evaluation of the Benguet Corporation’s Antamok open pit site as a potential area for the establishment of the city’s Integrated Solid Waste Disposal Facility. Benguet Corporation offered to the city government of Baguio the […]

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Public warned on emerging investment scam

BAGUIO CITY August 05 – The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the public of an emerging investment scam operating through the internet and direct contact with purported investors who claim to be operating worldwide. Lawyer Lalaine Monarte, assistant chief of the SEC enforcement and investor protection division, said their office received numerous inquiries regarding the legality of the Bitcoin […]

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CSWDO et al to assist brgy. officials in dealing with drug related concerns

BAGUIO CITY– One of the centerpiece of the government thrust under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte is to curb, if not to totally eliminate drugs in the Philippines. As a support, the city government of Baguio is continuously intensifying the campaign against criminality especially against illegal drugs. Moreover, the Department of Interior and Local Government Baguio Field Office recently […]

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Comelec bares prohibited acts, calendar of activities for barangay, SK elections

LAGAWE, Ifugao – – The Commission on Election (COMELEC) issued the Calendar of Activities and Periods of Prohibited Acts for the October 31, 2016 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections. The COMELEC informed that these are contained in COMELEC Resolution Number 10151 promulgated last July 12, 2016 providing that July 15-30, 2016 shall be the period for the filing of […]

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Wellness Center opens to public and government employees

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The public and government employees are being urged to join the wellness program of the provincial government through its Provincial Health Office (PHO). According to Assistant Provincial Health Officer Dr. Penelope A. Domogo, the Wellness Center at the PHO- Technical Section, 2nd Floor, Administration Building, Bontoc General Hospital Compound is open every first Thursday of the […]

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