DTI Baguio – Benguet honors its 2020 top performing clients

BAGUIO CITY– The Department of Trade and Industry Baguio – Benguet Office here recognized its top performing clients for fiscal year 2020 in awarding ceremonies last week. DTI Provincial Director Atty. Samuel Gallardo and DTI Cordillera Regional Director Myrna Pablo led the giving of recognition to the City Government of Baguio and the municipal local government units of La Trinidad, […]

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Colds and the cold season

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD In the Cordillera, January- February is usually the coldest months of the year. Last week here in Baguio, the temperature dipped to 10.5 degrees C. Although, when I was much younger, I remember that the coldest month was December. The global thermostat must have been reset somehow. Anyhow, this cold weather is associated with colds […]

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Volatile anger: symptoms you shouldn’t ignore

By: Tanisha Herrin Medically Reviewed By: Lauren Guilbeault Anger is an emotion experienced by many and it occurs in different forms. At times, people may experience frustration, annoyance, or outrage. While some forms are subtle, there are others that induce unwanted consequences. An episode of volatile anger may be unexpected but occurs when someone gets upset quickly over something big […]

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Parents’ apprehensions on the “new normal” instruction

by Gina D. Panagan Nowadays, the instruction for learners in the public elementary schools have brought learning anxieties to learners and apprehension to their parents. Based on interviews conducted by this writer in the Sablan District, in the School Division of Benguet, most parents fear that their children may not be able to cope with the teaching and learning challenges […]

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Continue protecting the elderly and sick people, DOH-CAR reiterates

BAGUIO CITY– The Department of Health in the Cordillera Region (DOH – CAR) reiterates its call to the public to continue protecting themselves from the Coronavirus disease (COVID–19), especially the elderly, the sick and those medically compromised while the country is still working on the national immunization program. DOH–CAR Regional Director Dr. Ruby Constantino reiterated the public advisory during a […]

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Guyabano (Annona muricata)

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Guyabano or gayobana (also called soursop, graviola, custard apple, Brazilian paw ) is a popular tropical tree with sweet-sour fruit. It is native to the tropical regions of the Americas and the Caribbean and was introduced to the Philippines perhaps by our Spanish conquistadores where we got the term guyabano (from the Spanish guanabana). It […]

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Learning challenges under the new normal

By Gina D. Panagan This Covid-19 Pandemic brought several changes in the education pattern in both public and private schools causing a lot of problems, sending the brain cells of learners, their parents and teachers afrenzy. To avoid students becoming super spreaders of Covid-19, instruction has become modular and online and, for the first time, learners have to be on their […]

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Home quarantine experience

by Sylvia C. Cadalig My niece and her fiancé decided to tie the knot on the last week of December 2020. They and their families wished to celebrate it big as Igorots traditionally do; inviting their relatives, friends, co-workers, acquaintances and most of their kailians to celebrate with them but the pandemic did not permit. So they both agreed to […]

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