City officials call for NBI probe on coop issuing fake land titles

The Baguio City Council, during its regular session on February 12, 2024, passed a resolution calling on the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a thorough investigation into the alleged issuance of fake land titles by the Bagong Lahing Pilipino (BLP) Cooperative. The resolution urges the NBI to uncover the extent of the issue and pursue legal actions against […]

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Bontoc strengthens establishment of GBV-VAWC Desk

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The Bontoc Local Government Unit (LGU) has institutionalized municipal-wide Emergency Hotline numbers (09692569800 and 09985987835) which shall be available and responsive 24 hours a day to respond to cases of Gender-Based Violence and Violence against Women and Children (GBV-VAWC) and rape cases in the capital town. GBV refers to violence targeted towards a particular person because […]

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Healthy open spaces operationalization planned

The city government and the Department of Health-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOH-CAR) began identifying strategies for the creation, usage, maintenance and promotion of “healthy public open spaces” in the city. Public open spaces refer to parks and other land spaces owned by the national or local government units intended for physical activity, leisure and recreation as well as privately owned land […]

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Financial aid to indigent first-time gov’t exam takers proposed

The Baguio City Council has approved on first reading a proposed ordinance aimed at providing financial assistance to qualified indigent individuals taking government licensure or eligibility examinations for the first time. The proposed measure authored by Councilor Vladimir Cayabas seeks to promote the employability of residents and address unemployment and underemployment issues. Under the proposed ordinance, qualified indigents, as determined […]

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DILG recognizes Bontoc for governance achievements

Bontoc, Mountain Province – In a notable visit to the Municipal Capitol, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) – Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Regional Director Araceli San Jose, accompanied by DILG-Mountain Province Provincial Director Evelyn Trinidad, paid a courtesy call on Bontoc Mayor Jerome “Chagsen” Tudlong, Jr., on February 13, 2024. The visit was not only a display […]

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Newly completed FMR project in Kalinga inaugurated

The improved 6.16-km Banneng-Darulog-Bawac Farm-to-Market Road implemented under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) was formally inaugurated on February 8, 2024 at barangay Dupligan, Tanudan, Kalinga. Congressman Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang, Governor James S. Edduba, DA-PRDP Project Support Office – North Luzon Deputy Project Director Elma S. Mananes, and DA-CAR OIC-Regional Executive Director Atty. Jennilyn M. Dawayan […]

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