SEC revokes Super Cash Lending’s license

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the certificate of authority (CA) of Super Cash Lending Corp. to operate as a lending company for its unfair debt collection practices. In an order dated November 11, the SEC Corporate Governance and Finance Department (CGFD) found Super Cash liable for nine violations of SEC Memorandum Circular No. 18, Series of 2019 […]

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CAR records 82% drop in firecracker-related injuries

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Health (DOH) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has recorded a drop in the number of fireworks-related injuries during the holiday season. Geeny Ann Austria, chief of the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU), on Wednesday said that as of 8 a.m. today, the region recorded four cases of fireworks-related injuries compared to the […]

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Rehab of Kayang market district pushed

The City Planning and Development Office (CPDO) is eyeing the revamp of the Kayang Market District. CPDO Chief Donna Tabangin presented to the city council a development plan that aims to address structural issues as well as safety and sanitation problems in market shops located at the Kayang Market District. Tabangin pointed out that the city government, being the landlord […]

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City prepares for new virus strain

6 January 2021 – Mayor Benjamin Magalong wants the city prepared for the new strain of the Coronavirus disease which is said to be a fast-spreading variant. In his first public address this year during the flag-raising ceremonies at City Hall Jan. 4, the mayor said the city will focus on improving its surge capacity by increasing the bed capacity […]

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Council probes grant of incentives to Baguio-based athletes

The Baguio City Council summoned representatives of the City Sports and Development Office and the City Accounting Office to shed light on the qualifications of athletes in the city for the grant of cash incentives. This, after the office of Councilor Levy Lloyd Orcales, Chairperson of Sanggunian’s Committee on Youth Welfare and Sports Development, received complaints from athletes who were […]

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SSS’ scheduled contribution rate increase to ensure continuous delivery of social security protection

The Social Security System (SSS) on Monday said that the scheduled increase in its contribution rate and minimum and maximum monthly salary credits (MSCs) is to ensure the continuous delivery of social security protection to its members and their beneficiaries. SSS President and CEO Aurora C. Ignacio said that the SSS has been listening to the clamor of various labor […]

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