1st week of June is Environment Week in city

BAGUIO CITY – The city council approved on final reading last Monday Ordinance No. 43 series of 2017 authored by Councilor Elaine Sembrano institutionalizing the first of June each year as Baguio City Environment Week. The ordinance aims to come up with a regular and city government-sponsored and sanctioned activity as an avenue for the promotion and information drive of […]

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Asin hydro landowners to receive compensation from city

BAGUIO CITY– Residents whose lands were affected by the city-owned mini-hydroelectric plants in Tadiangan and Nangalisan barangays will soon receive their compensation from the city government. Mayor Mauricio Domogan met with the claimants last Friday asked the residents to straighten out and finalize the list of qualified beneficiaries to facilitate the release of the long delayed payment. The group headed […]

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Submission of environmental plans pushed

BAGUIO CITY – The city council has passed on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring all persons operating or doing business in the city for the mandatory submission of environmental sustainability action plan upon securing or renewing business or mayor’s permit. Authored by councilor Leandro Yangot, Jr., the measure stressed that it is State policy to afford full protection and […]

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2 arrested in MP for counterfeit money

PARACELIS, Mountain Province– Two suspects were arrested in Paracelis, Mountain Province for using and possessing suspected counterfeit money. Police reports identified the suspects as Anthony Serrano Agustin, 38, resident of Ballesteros, Cagayan and his live-in partner Maylene Velasco, 33, native of Asipulo, Ifugao, and resident of Bicutan, Taguig City. The incident transpired at about 7:00 PM of May 11, 2017 […]

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Migrants day celebration in Sabangan

Sabangan, Mountain Province– Overseas workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) –Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), regional director Ms. Evelyn Calica Laranang, will grace the first Migrant’s Day celebration in the municipality of Sabangan on June 7, 2017. According to Mayor Venancio E. Lipawen, coordinators and presidents of the different organizations of Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) families and former OFWs in this municipality just […]

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DENR-CAR launches 1st reg’l cave congress

Blessed with abundant variety of trees, different kinds of rock formations and clean rivers and falls. It is a province of sincerely conserved environment in the Cordilleras. No wonder it’s been titled, “The Last Nature Frontier of the Cordilleras.” Have you guessed where this is? If you’ve got it right, it’s Apayao. A truly remarkable province. Warm as it may […]

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DA rolls out plan to encourage backyard chicken raising nationwide

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol is seeking to revive the traditional raising of chickens in the farms through a Nationwide Backyard Chicken Raising (NBCR) Program. Piñol announced during a farmers’ forum on Wednesday/May 10 in Tabuk City, Kalinga province that the Department of Agriculture would encourage Filipinos to raise their own food to lessen the country’s dependence on imported food. “It […]

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Former Baguio mayor passes on

BAGUIO CITY – Former city mayor Jaime Roldan Bugnosen passed on May 9 after celebrating his 91st birthday at the hospital the preceding Saturday. Born in Tadian, Mtn. Province May 6, 1926 to Isidro Cat-eg Bugnosen and Flora Roldan, Bugnosen is the eldest of five siblings: Andres, Mauricio, Floro and Mercedes. He graduated from Lucban Elementary School in 1938, after […]

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