Development of John Hay economic zone backed

BAGUIO CITY September 15 – The thrust of the new leadership of the State-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) to pursue the development of the 247-hectare John Hay Special Economic Zone (JHSEZ) by renegotiating the mutually restituted 50-year development contract will be beneficial to the local government and the people of the city once realized, Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan […]

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NCCA calls on Cordillerans to avail of culture and arts grants

BAGUIO CITY– The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is inviting stakeholders in the Cordillera to submit project proposals that will boost the arts and culture in the region. NCCA officials together with local artists and former NCCA grantees guested in the “Kapihan sa Baguio” forum on Tuesday to urge various individuals and groups throughout the region to […]

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BSU grad is Top 4 in VetMed board exam

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 5(PIA) — A graduate of the Benguet State University Veterinary Medicine landed in the Top 10 in the recent veterinarian licensure examination. Agustina Bilet Puclo landed number 4 with a rating of 84.34 percent to lead the 23 new veterinarians produced by the BSU. The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that a total of 327 out […]

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14th Bishop’s Cup Golf Tourney, slated

BAGUIO CITY– It’s all systems go for the 14th edition of the Bishop’s Cup golf for-a-cause at the world-class fairways of Camp John Hay Golf Club, here, slated to kick-off on November 4. The event is conducted by the Bishop’s Cup Foundation headed by Bishop Carlito Cenzon of the Baguio-Benguet vicariate. Himself an avid golfer, Cenzon also chairs the Burnham […]

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Rabies cases in Cordi increasing

BAGUIO CITY September 15 – Rabies cases caused by animal bites in the Cordillera increased by over three hundred percent the past eight years causing alarm among health experts on the need to seek early consultation after being bitten by alleged rabid animals. Roy Fiatching, Medical Technologist of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC), revealed that from only […]

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DBM Procurement Service Depot re-launched in Mountain Province

The Provincial Government and the Procurement Service – Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM) re-launched the Procurement Service Depot in the province last September 14, 2016. The Depot recently re-located to the ground floor of the Multi-Purpose Building, at the back of the Land Bank of the Philippines Bontoc Branch. Previously, the Procurement Service in the province was a sub-depot […]

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Regional MSME Summit slated for CAR

About 170 micro, small and medium enterprises from the Cordillera will come together in Baguio City on September 21 to 22 this year to discuss issues and concerns affecting MSMEs in the region. Dubbed as SME Summit, the event is spearheaded by the Regional SMED council and the Department of Trade and Industry-CAR. The objective of the summit according to […]

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Barangays susceptible to landslides undergo ‘cadre’ training

BAGUIO CITY – Twenty barangays identified as most susceptible to landslides became the focus of the Community Action for Disaster Response and Emergencies (CADRE) trainings being conducted by the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC). CDRRMC training division head Glen Lardizabal said the three-day trainings will be conducted in four batches starting last Sept. 7-9. There will be […]

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