Public warned against LODI coins

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised the public against investing in Lodi Coins, a supposed virtual currency offered on social media without the necessary licenses from regulators. In an advisory dated September 29, the Commission flagged the public offering of Lodi Coins by Lodi Technologies, Inc. without securing from the SEC the required order of registration of securities […]

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Eco-trail soon at Botanical Garden

The City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) is currently rehabilitating a natural stream and establishing an eco-trail along its bank for an immersive ecological experience that will serve as a new offering of the Baguio Botanical Garden come 2023. “This new attraction will provide a meaningful experience for parkgoers as they navigate the restored stream that was once ruined […]

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Hedcor extends P5M assistance to Bakun community

Hedcor aims to further the community development of Bakun Municipality in Benguet through its Php5,000,000.00 worth of financial assistance. This came about after Hedcor was granted a Certification Precondition (CP) by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) for the continued operation of its Bakun hydro plants, which will provide another 25 years of continued benefits for the Bakun IP […]

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PPG livelihood kits awarded to 30 Besao MSMEs

BESAO, Mountain Province(PIA)–Thirty micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) of the municipality received their livelihood kits under the Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) program of the Department of Trade and Industry last September 22. DTI-Mountain Province Provincial Director Mabel F. Banggawan shared to the beneficiaries that the PPG is a livelihood seeding and entrepreneurship development program which aims to […]

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Benguet taro farmers go organic as fertilizer prices rise

TUBA, Benguet – Amid skyrocketing prices of fertilizer and pesticides, taro farmers in this town have opted to return to organic production, the Municipal Agriculture Office said on Wednesday. “So that they (farmers) will not have to increase the prices of their produce,” municipal agriculturist Marlyn Catanes said on the sidelines of the second day of the ongoing Ava (taro) […]

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TYPHOON KARDING IN BAGUIO – The city got spared from the strong winds and heavy rainfall brought by typhoon Karding. Power outages in selected areas were restored within the morning. Tourism activities within parks resumed early in the afternoon. **Photos by Neil Clark Ongchangco

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LGU Baguio helps private hospitals iron out PhilHealth accreditation issues

29 September 2022 – The city government of Baguio mediated in ironing out the concerns of private hospitals on the impending move of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to revoke their accreditation over the hospitals’ alleged failure to include senior citizen discounts in the computation of bills, among other issues. Alleged lapses were found in the post audit of […]

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Address issues on women and children – DSWD

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development – Cordillera (DSWD-CAR) emphasized the need to ensure the protection of children and women. During the Regional Sub-committee for the Welfare of Children (RSCWC), Regional Juvenile Justice Welfare Committee (RJJWC), and Regional Committee Against Trafficking – Violence Against Women and Children – CAR joint 3rd quarter meeting in September […]

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No drugs found in Baguio City jail inspection

BAGUIO CITY – Authorities did not find illegal drugs during greyhound and search operations among inmates at the Baguio City Jail Male Dormitory (BCJMD) on Tuesday. Charlton John Carame, Investigation Agent V of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Cordillera, said the more than three-hour joint operation with the Philippine National Police-Drug Enforcement Group is part of the BCJMD’s efforts for […]

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