“Salamat Kaibigan”: PROCOR honors four retiring police dogs

Four retiring police dogs were given honors by the men and women of Police Regional Office Cordillera during the “Salamat Kapatid and Kaibigan Program” held at the Masigasig Grandstand, Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad Benguet on November 17, 2022. The PROCOR Deputy Regional Director for Administration, PCOL PATRICK JOSEPH D ALLAN, led the retirement honors ceremony wherein he presented […]

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Increase in death among unvaccinated, unboostered persons alarming

18 November 2022 – Mayor Benjamin Magalong has expressed alarm over the increase in death among unvaccinated and unboostered individuals in the city due to COVID-19. The City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of the City Health Services Office revealed that COVID-19 death incidents tripled from October to November and the fatalities were either unvaccinated or unboostered. Data from the Baguio […]

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Christmas around the world launch Nov. 18 for an enchanting Baguio

18 November 2022 – Baguio celebrates Christmas as observed in different countries; with representations of design, form and structure at the Baguio Botanical Garden with lighting ceremonies at 6PM, Nov. 18. Dubbed as “Christmas Around the World,” the presentation is part of the city’s “An Enchanting Baguio Christmas.” Different areas of the park are decorated by personnel of the City […]

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NCIP-CAR to formulate ‘special guidelines’ for CALT issuance

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples-Cordillera Administrative Region (NCIP-CAR) will formulate special guidelines for the resumption of issuance of Certificates of Ancestral Land Titles (CALTs) and Certificates of Ancestral Domain Titles (CADTs) in the city. This was revealed by NCIP-CAR lawyers Arthur Herman and Severino Lumiqued to the Baguio City Council during a forum last November 14. These special guidelines, […]

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DA turns-over freezer vans, chest freezers to city

18 November 2022 – Department of Agriculture-Cordillera (DA-CAR) Regional Executive Dir. Cameron Odsey turned-over two freezer vans and four units of chest freezers to the city government led by Mayor Benjamin Magalong during flag-raising rites, Nov. 14, at City Hall, under its Kadiwa Cold Chain Project. City Veterinary and Agriculture Office (CVAO) head Dr. Silardo Bested said that on Nov. […]

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Benguet provincial officials led by Gov. Melchor Diclas with Tayao Farms owner Engr. Mirafel Tayao-Afuyog and officials from the different municipalities led the ribbon cutting ceremony to formally open the Adivay Agri-Fair at the Benguet Sports Complex in Wangal, La Trinidad on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. The Agri-Fair which has been revived after two years of absence due to the […]

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DOH CAR bats for whole-of-nation approach to reduce teenage pregnancy

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) — The Department of Health – Cordillera (DOH) emphasized the importance of concerted efforts of the different stakeholders to reduce teenage pregnancy in the region. During the recent Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS) Assembly, DOH-CAR reported increase of live births among adolescents from age 10 to age 14 in the region. As of August 2022, […]

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DSWD all set to implement P67-M cash-for-work program in Benguet

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is set to start the implementation of the cash-for-work in six towns of the province of Benguet. DSWD Cordillera director Leo Quintilla, in a statement Wednesday, said the mayors of the towns of Atok, Bakun, Kabayan, Kapangan, Kibungan and Mankayan have signed the […]

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Removal of illegal structures along Kennon Road hampered by ‘meager’ funds

The demolition of illegal structures along Kennon road is not acted upon due to insufficient funding. This was the response of the Baguio City District Engineering Office of the Department of Public Work and Highways (BCDEO-DPWH) to Councilor Fred Bagbagen who did not mince words when he expressed disappointment at the mushrooming of illegal structures on the Baguio side of […]

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Baguio exec calls on residents to properly discard e-waste

BAGUIO CITY – A city official on Tuesday called on residents for the proper disposal of electronic waste (e-waste) to avoid health and environment risks from these hazardous items. Aileen Refuerzo, chief information officer of the city government, encouraged households to join the e-waste collection event until Nov. 18 by bringing their discarded appliances and electronic gadgets at their barangay […]

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