TESDA embarks on 2-pronged approach for drug surrenderees

BAGUIO CITY September 15 – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is embarking on a two-pronged approach to help the hundreds of thousands of drug surenderees go back to mainstream society and become responsible and productive citizens of their communities. TESDA Deputy Director-General Diosdado Padilla said regional and provincial offices of the agency have personnel who can assist […]

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Baguio entries shine in Gawad KALASAG regional awards

BAGUIO CITY September 15 – The City Government and two support and volunteer groups grabbed the limelight in the regional awards of the Search for Excellence in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and Humanitarian Assistance popularly known as the Gawad Kalamidad at Sakuna Labanan, Sariling Galing ang Kaligtasan (KALASAG), an annual program of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD). Andrew […]

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Mayor orders probe into spate of drug-related killings

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday affirmed giving orders to the Baguio City Police Office headed by P/Sr. Supt. George Daskeo to conduct an honest-to-goodness investigation into the spate of illegal-drug related killings outside of police operations. The mayor said the series of murders, some of which were perpetrated in broad daylight and in full view of civilians […]

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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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