Merging of barangays from 128 to 34 pushed

The Baguio City Council has approved on first reading a proposed ordinance seeking to merge the 128 barangays of Baguio City to 34 barangays, subject to the limitations, requisites, and plebiscite requirements prescribed by the Local Government Code of 1991 or Republic Act No. 7160. Authored by all members of the Baguio City Council, the proposed ordinance stated that, prior […]

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Stakeholders collaborate to improve Kalinga’s coffee industry

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga (PIA) — The provincial local government unit and other stakeholders are focused on supporting the local coffee industry with various interventions aimed at improving production and processing. With the support of the revitalized Provincial Coffee Council (PCC) Chaired by Governor James Edduba, assistance is now reaching coffee growers and processors in the hinterlands of Kalinga. The […]

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Baguio needs more skilled tourism workers to meet industry demand

BAGUIO CITY – The City Tourism Office is urging training centers to continue upskilling and re-training workers to be able to meet the manpower needs of the industry. “Medyo hirap ang establishments na maghanap ng additional workers dahil dumadami ang demand sa industry (Establishments are having difficulty looking for additional workers due to the demand),” City Tourism Officer Aloysius Mapalo […]

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Re-opening of mining exploration in Kalinga looms

PASIL, Kalinga (PIA) –Mining exploration in the municipality of Pasil that has been stalled for decades is seen to resume following the signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) among involved parties. Leaders of the host indigenous cultural community (ICC) from the Balatoc Tribe of Pasil, Makilala Mining Company, Inc. (MMCI) through its President Julito R. Sarmiento and National Commission on […]

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DA-PRDP Okays new highland veg enterprise in Benguet

The Bosigan Multipurpose Cooperative in Mankayan, Benguet can now proceed with the procurement process for their proposed subproject on highland vegetable consolidation and marketing enterprise, after receiving the green light from the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP). Through the DA-PRDP Regional Project Coordination Office – CAR (RPCO-CAR), the first No Objection Letter (NOL 1) was formally issued on […]

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Bodega stalls demolished, Chuchiria section mucked out in intensified market clean-up drive

The Market Divison of the City Treasury Office under City Treasurer Alex Cabarrubias has demolished 32 stalls at the bodega section and spruced up the chichiria section of the city public market as the city intensified the clean-up of the city’s trading center. This is in line with Mayor Benjamin Magalong’s clean and orderly Baguio program recently revitalized to ensure […]

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Dagyaw ‘ 2022 in CAR slated Nov. 29 & Dec. 6

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) — The Department of the Interior and Local Government – Cordillera (DILG-CAR) will stage the 2022 Dagyaw Open Government Townhall Meetings on November 29 and December 6, 2022. Anchored on the theme, “Fostering Multi-Sectoral Convergence through Social Accountability,” the Dagyaw 2022 aims to build mutual trust between the government and the Filipino people. The program is a […]

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DTI brings services closer to MSMEs in Buguias thru Negosyo Center

BUGUIAS, Benguet (PIA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) together with the local government unit of Buguias launched a Negosyo Center in the municipality particularly at the Buguias Public Market in Abatan on Friday (Nov. 11) to bring services closer to the entrepreneurs. The program started with the blessing of the Negosyo Center Office and unveiling of the […]

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