Cordillera dengue cases up by 15 percent

BAGUIO CITY October 13 – Dengue fever cases in the region continue to increase with the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR) recording some 9,413 cases from January to October 9, 2016, compared to the 8,220 cases registered during the same period last year. Dr. Julius Cesar Alcala, DOH-CAR head of the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, said […]

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Loakan airport operation, PEZA expansion pressed

BAGUIO CITY October 13 – The Special Committee on the North Luzon Growth Quadrangle must prioritize the full operation of the Loakan airport, the expansion of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) and the completion of the inner and outer circumferential roads within the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) area to help spur economic growth in the region, Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan […]

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DepEd selects Baguio as 2017 CARAA host

BAGUIO CITY October 12 – The Cordillera office of the Department of Education (DepEd-CAR) accepted the offer of Baguio City and the City Schools Division for the country’s Summer Capital to host the 2017 Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) sports meet slated for February 6-10, 2017. In his letter to Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan, DepEd-CAR Officer-In-Charge Edgardo Alos informed […]

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City finally takes over Asin swimming pool, resort

BAGUIO CITY October 13 – The City General Services Office reported that the local government was able to takeover the famous Asin swimming pool and resort from its former operator but there is a need for the city to assign permanent officials and employees who will oversee the city-owned property purposely for income-generating activities. Assistant City General Services Officer Eugene […]

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There are now 1.7M Cordillerans

BAGUIO CITY– The population of the Cordillera Administrative Region now stands at 1.7 million, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported. PSA-Cordillera officials reported the results of the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015) during the Regional Data Dissemination forum as part of the 27th National Statistics Month celebration here, Thursday. Benguet Provincial Statistics Officer Imelda Buyuccan informed that based on the […]

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Mountain Province cooperatives appeal for suspension of CISA

Bontoc, Mountain Province – Cooperatives in Mountain Province are joining the call of other cooperatives in the Philippines to either delay or stop the implementation of the Credit Information System Act (CISA). Passed into law in 2008, Republic Act No. 9510, also known as CISA, mandates all lending institutions to submit their clients’ basic and credit data to the Credit […]

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Ifugao Araling Panlipunan mentors rev up study

LAGAWE, Ifugao- – Over the years, Ifugao’s elementary and high school principals, social studies teachers in the said levels as well as public schools district supervisors have established themselves as front liners in promoting the instruction of the teaching of Araling Panlipunan (social studies) among the young. This year is no different from the previous ones. Findings show that the […]

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