28 more AIDS cases each day

BAGUIO CITY – Testing for Human ImmunodeficiencyVirus/Acquired Immunodefiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is encouraged as the number of cases in the city and the country as a whole have increased. This was disclosed in the Kapihan at the Department of Health (DOH) Training Center, Thursday last week, with health authorities including DOH Director III Dr. Amelita Pangilinan. “HIV/AIDS is a chronic, sexually […]

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Lucky Foreign Visitors, feted

BAGUIO CITY – This year’s Baguio Lucky Foreign Visitors paid a courtesy call last Friday with Mayor Mauricio Domogan at City Hall where they were welcomed by the chief executive and presented with the city’s symbolic key. The three South Korean students were also given sashes by a representative of the Department of Tourism (DOT) regional office. Kim Byeong Jin, […]

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SNAP-Benguet wins big in National Health and Safety Awards

SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet’s Ambuklao and Binga Hydroelectric Power Plants received the Silver Award in the industry category of the national Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan (GKK) held by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on November 18. SNAP-Benguet Sr. Manager for SHESQ Hollis Fernandez also received the Gold Award in the individual category. The annual awards are given by the […]

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PCIC calls on farmers to catch up with free crop insurance

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – – The Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) urged farmers of the province to avail of the free crop insurance benefits before the year ends as funds are still available. PCIC Regional Manager Florentina Pugal extended the invitation to farmers during the Farmer’s Event in the recently concluded Adivay Festival. PCIC is the country’s sole crop insurance […]

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DA-Cordillera continues support for organic farming

The Organic Agriculture Program (OAP) of the Department of Agriculture-Cordillera (DA-CAR), continues to reach and support organic farmers in the region. The Organic Agriculture Cordillera listed about 44,676 organic practitioners; 140 organic farmer organizations, 19 organic market outlets, 4 certified organic farms, 17 organic learning sites, 18 organic concoction centers and 10 Organic Trading Posts. Out of 177, 839 has. […]

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Lighting of Baguio’s giant Christmas Tree ushers in festivities

BAGUIO CITY – Congressman Mark Go, Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog and councilor Elmer Datuin led other city officials in the countdown and lighting of the Giant Christmas Tree at Rose Garden, Burnham Park, at exactly 6 p.m. of December 1, officially ushering in this year’s “Christmas in Baguio” festivities. In their Yuletide messages, Go emphasized the importance of […]

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Beware of fake DILG employee

BAGUIO CITY December 02 – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) warned local and DILG officials and employees nationwide from transacting business with a certain Pia Alarcon or Rhia Alarcon who claims to be connected with the central office who collects money supposedly for the immediate downloading of funds for DILG programs and projects and for processing […]

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Application for civil service exams ongoing

The Civil Service Commission-Cordillera Administrative Region (CSC-CAR) is now accepting applications for the March 12, 2017 Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) until January 13, 2017. The scope of the examinations will be on the following areas, both in English and Filipino: vocabulary, grammar and correct usage, paragraph organization, reading comprehension, analogy, logic and numerical reasoning. Both levels of […]

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