Benguet population at 460,683; Baguio City at 366,358 as of May 2020

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) — The Philippine Statistics Office– Benguet reported that the population of Benguet and Baguio City have increased based on the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CHP) results presented in a data dissemination forum recently. Benguet posted a total population of 460,683 as of May 1, 2020, which is higher by 14,459 over the 2015 census figure […]

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Balik Probinsya program expected to roll out in Apayao

BAGUIO CITY– The Balik Probinsya Bagong Pagasa(BP2) program in the region is expected to roll out soon in the province of Apayao. Waiting for their dispatch schedule are 11 individuals composed of two principals and nine family members. Freda Toyoken of the National Economic and Development Authority-Cordillera (NEDA-CAR) said the National Housing Authority(NHA) provided them the list of the 11 […]

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KSU pulls out NDFP books from its library

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga( PIA)– The Kalinga State University(KSU) voluntarily pulled out from its library the handbooks by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) andsurrendered them to the joint forces of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police. As decided by the University Board of Regents, KSU-Bulanao Campus through the Director for Library Services withdrew […]

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‘Baguio City’s Smart City Command Center as leading innovation for good governance’

BAGUIO CITY—The Department of the Interior and Local Government sees Baguio City’s Smart City Command Center as a leading innovation that will continuously inspire local government units (LGUs) in upscaling their digital governance technology. In a speech delivered by DILG Undersecretary for Local Government Marlo Iringan on Friday, he expressed his high hopes that this leading innovation will continuously inspire […]

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Session Road history festival institutionalized

The Baguio City Council has approved on third and final reading an ordinance institutionalizing the Session Road History and Heritage Festival. Principally authored by Vice Mayor Faustino Olowan and Councilor Elaine Sembarano, the ordinance seeks to encourage Baguio residents and tourists alike to be in tune with the history of Session Road which “has already been forgotten and has even […]

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NCIP gives green light to 150-mw hydro project in Apayao, IPs embrace clean energy future

KABUGAO, Apayao — The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) has green lighted the development of the 150-megawatt (MW) Gened-1 renewable hydro power project in Apayao after a series of deliberations and consultations with indigenous peoples and traditional communities. In its meeting on August 13, the NCIP en banc has resolved to grant Pan Pacific Renewable Power Philippines Corporation the […]

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Police Corner from PROCOR RPIO

PROCOR awards deserving personnel and a unit Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) awarded deserving personnel and a unit during the traditional Monday Flag Raising Ceremony held at Masigasig Grandstand Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad Benguet on September 13, 2021. PBGEN PASCUAL G MU?OZ, director of the PNP Crime Laboratory, led the awarding of medals and presentation of certificates to […]

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Mayor wants stricter quarantine status for Baguio

Sept. 6, 2021 – Mayor Benjamin Magalong wants to place Baguio City under a stricter quarantine status of General Community Quarantine with heightened restrictions to facilitate the implementation of more stringent control measures to manage the surge of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases currently being experienced in the city. He said that although the city had tightened some of its quarantine […]

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