Mayor asks DOH to probe substandard BGHMC constructions

Mayor Benjamin Magalong requested Health Secretary Teodoro Herbosa to order an investigation into the three building constructions inside the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center compound which he said were of very poor standard. In a letter dated June 17, 2024, the mayor expressed “profound frustration and concern” over the dismal outcome of the Trauma Center, Outpatient Department and Flavier […]

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Bontoc continuously strengthens anti-illegal drug initiatives

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The Programs, Projects and Activities of the Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC) are on track as these are being implemented before the year ends. This was evident in the report by MADAC Secretariat, Social Welfare Officer III Stephanie Kanongkong during the joint Municipal Advisory Group for Police Transformation and Development (MAGPTD) and MADAC meeting last June […]

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Sablan players

Sablan players are Benguet’s Volleyball Queens. Sablan bagged the gold in the first Governor Melchor D. Diclas Volleyball Cup. They brught home Fifty Thousand Pesos cash prize and Fifty Thousand Pesos for their chosen beneficiary. The final games were againt the municipality of Kapangan after winning game 2 and forcing Game three at 1-1. Sablan marched to Game 3 with […]

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DOH eyes 12 more health facilities for Cordillerans by 2025

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) will have 12 additional super health centers by 2025 to cater to its 1.8 million population, an official said Wednesday. Department of Health-CAR assistant regional director Dr. Janice Bugtong, in an interview Wednesday, said seven of these facilities are currently being constructed while five will be constructed in the next months. Bugtong […]

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Police Corner from PROCOR PIO

Lumin-awa cops eradicate P10.9M worth of MJ in Kalinga In their ongoing campaign against marijuana cultivation in Kalinga province, the Lumin-awa cops of the Kalinga Police Provincial Office (PPO) discovered and burned marijuana plants worth over P10 million in Tinglayan, Kalinga on June 30, 2024. According to reports from the Regional Operations Division of PRO-CAR, the PNP Drug Enforcement Group, […]

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‘Politicized’ relief efforts

City council probes anew During the Baguio City Council’s June 24 regular session, Councilor Jose Molintas raised concerns once again about the alleged “politicization” of government relief programs. Along with other city council members, Molintas quizzed representatives of national agencies on the logistics and implementation of various relief efforts in the city such as Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers […]

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City addresses low project completion rate

The city government is addressing the problems hampering the implementation and completion of the numerous locally funded infrastructure projects in the city. Mayor Benjamin Magalong met with the private contractors early this month to hear out their concerns and suggestions to improve the project implementation process and also thresh out the problems encountered from their end. Before this, he convened […]

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CAR RDC, power generating companies agree on use of regional share of financial benefits

BAGUIO CITY(PIA) – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) signed a memorandum of agreement with power generating companies in the region for the administration of the regional share of financial benefits under Energy Regulation No. 1-94 of the Department of Energy (DOE). The ER 1-94, implemented in accordance with the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Electric Power Industry Reform […]

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