Senior moments

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD Senior citizens have the privilege of lingering over breakfast as they don’t have to rush to that 8-5 job. Sometimes, it is like compensating for all those days that they have to rush early to the payeo or um-a (before the sun gets too hot) or school or office. Unless, of course, they have a […]

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BLGU and Health workers of Tabuk City unified against rabies

Tabuk City- Serving as key players from the community, around 170 barangay officials and health workers representing the 42 barangays here were united to support the campaign against rabies through an orientation seminar held at Davidson Hotel on September 28, 2016. The orientation seminar on Anti-Rabies Act (RA 9482) and on the Guidelines in the Prevention and Control of Rabies […]

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Busy October for senior citizens

BAGUIO CITY- A variety of activities await Baguio’s elderly up to the end of October in celebration of Senior Citizen month with the theme “Pagmamahal at Respeto ng Nakakabata, Nakapagpapaligaya sa Nakatatanda.” A week-long photo exhibit is slated for various elderly groups at City Hall on Oct. 10-15 by the Federation of Baguio Senior Citizens Association (FBASECA), Veterans Federation of […]

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Choose SM accessories everyday

All you need to complete any look is that one statement piece. A bold cuff or a rock glam ring can transform the simplest of outfits. With one stroke, the right handbag, a juxtaposition of fashion jewelry, and a play with details can give your outfit a new look. That is the power of accessories, and at SM Accessories, it’s […]

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1,980 tuberculosis cases recorded in the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY– Health authorities reported decreasing tuberculosis cases but not as fast as they were projected towards achieving a tuberculosis free global village by 2035. Dr. Alexie Marrero, head of the regional epidemiology and surveillance unit of the Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR), said individuals seeking medical attention for tuberculosis are increasing but the overall actual number […]

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Skin defence from the Body Shop

From late nights to lazy brunches, urbanitas work hard and play even harder. But while you’re saying cheers to happy hour, one mixer you won’t want your skin to drink is in the ‘dirty cocktail’ of harmful UV rays and free radicals. We all know how damaging the sun can be to our skin. In fact, 90% of visible changes […]

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Proposed Ifugao hydro plant is getting the Free, Prior and Informed Consent of the local IPs

SN Aboitiz Power-Ifugao, Inc. (SNAP-Ifugao), the proponent of the proposed Alimit Hydroelectric Power Complex located in the province of Ifugao is still completing the free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process with the indigenous peoples as required under the IPRA law, SNAP Group spokesperson Mike Hosillos said in a statement. “We have been conducting the second community consultative assemblies, or […]

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MP GADs undergo guidelines training

Bontoc, Mountain Province– Municipal Gender and Development (GAD) focal point persons, Municipal Social Welfare Officers, members and technical working group of the Provincial GAD Council now have a better understanding on the Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines. This is the result of the three-day Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines Training spearheaded by the provincial government of Mountain Province through its […]

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100 Benguet pine trees, 675 Arabica coffee seedlings planted at John Hay

Baguio City – As the steward of about 53% of the forested land in Baguio City, the John Hay Management Corporation (JHMC) continues to implement environmental programs which aim to maintain forest density, clean air and water resources. Led by the President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Jamie Eloise M. Agbayani, the JHMC employees, together with its service providers, McKleen […]

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