Fresh woes from irrigation project mess

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Five weeks is all farmer John Duclan needed to harvest his rice crop in his remaining six hectare farm. Sudaypan Dacay-og of Burayucan, Sucbot, Pinukpuk, this province, also informed the ZigZag Weekly that within six weeks, around half of the more than a hundred hectares in their sitio would have been harvested. But with typhoon Lawin […]

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RTC upholds denial of TRO on demolition at BIBAK lot

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch V here upheld its decision refusing to grant a temporary restraining order to stop the city government of Baguio from demolishing structures at the government-owned Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK) lot along Harrison Road. In a decision dated Oct. 22, RTC Branch V presiding judge Maria Ligaya Itliong-Rivera said the lot occupant plaintiffs relied […]

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City to bid out Asin hot spring resort operation

BAGUIO CITY – The city government will bid out the operation, maintenance and security of the Asin Hot Spring Resort in Nangalisan, Tuba, Benguet. Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week created a special committee on awards to administer the bidding process for the city-owned resort. City administrator Carlos Canilao will chair the committee with city budget officer Leticia Clemente, general services […]

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Ifugao NGOs, POs get accreditation

LAGAWE, Ifugao– Thirteen non-government organizations (NGOs) and people’s organizations (POs) of Ifugao have gathered recently in Lagawe for the half-day orientation aimed to provide them information on their role, duties and responsibilities of being duly-accredited by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan. Likewise, insights of the benefits derived from the accreditation system were tackled. These NGOs and POs are more collectively known as […]

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‘Lawin’ leaves no casualties, minimal damage in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Supertyphoon “Lawin” unleashed gusty winds and torrential rains but left minimal damage and zero casualty in the city. Mayor Mauricio Domogan, chair of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC), said the howler caused six landslides and four soil erosions and damaged 13 houses but no major incident happened during the 12-hour onslaught that began Wednesday […]

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Brgy officials to implement anti-road obstruction operations

BAGUIO CITY– With the city’s continuing campaign on anti-road obstructions, the task force recently formed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan chaired by City Engineer Elpidio Garabiles convened the different agencies and barangay officials so as to thrash out strategic solutions to address illegal obstructions and illegal parking along public roads and highways within this city. ABC President and Councilor Michael Lawana […]

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Baguio is part of Miss Universe itinerary

BAGUIO CITY October 19 – The city will be visited by the contestants of the 2017 Miss Universe when the Philippines hosts the beauty contest, a ranking tourism official said here recently. Tourism Undersecretary Kat de Castro said organizers of the Miss Universe pageant included the country’s Summer Capital in the must see places for the contestants. “The Philippines is […]

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