Beneco prepares for cda registration

The Benguet Electric Cooperative will soon launch an information campaign to rally members towards registering the consumers' utility as a genuine cooperative and save it from being bought by enterprising private companies.

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Protecting the environment but observing customary practices


Michael Umaming, the Technical Management Service Chief of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples –CAR briefs members of the DENR-DTI proponents of the Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project-Livelihood Enhancement Support project on the need to prepare an ancestral domain sustainable development and protection plan or ADSDPP that is in accordance with the customary practices, laws and traditions of the areas in the Cordillera where INREMP-LES will be undertaken. Art Tibaldo


City to pilot test solar power in facilities

BAGUIO CITY July 25 - Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan announced to energy stakeholders that the local government will be pilot testing solar power panels in its various structures and facilities as part of efforts to lessen government expenses on power consumption.

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The Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines


Cordillera were conferred by the TOSP-CAR Regional Executive Committee and this year's guest Dr. Jeng Jeng Bolintao, Dean of the Ifugao State University College of Teacher Education, during the 57th TOSP-CAR awarding ceremony at the Hotel Supreme in Baguio City on Monday July 23, 2018. The awardees are Von Ameri J. Escobar of the Abra State Institute of Science and Technology, Denmark P. Butic of the Ifugao State University, Joven C. Wadwadchan of the Baguio Central University, Giovanni Lorenz U. Maglalang of STI College Baguio, Maria Isadora A. Aquino of the University of the Cordilleras, Rachelle Ann D. Velilia and Alladin A. Bañez of Benguet State University and Austin Miguelle L. Ogad, Edgar Christian C. Dirige and John Noel E. Fermin of Saint Louis University. RMC PIA-CAR


Structural integrity audit of high rise structures pushed

BAGUIO CITY July 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance mandating the City Engineering Office (CEO), City Building and Architecture Office (CBAO) and the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) to conduct a structural integrity audit of all high rise structures and other high rise buildings particularly those that are located along faultlines or danger zones in the different parts of the city.

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Baguio, vallejo refresh sisterhood ties

BAGUIO CITY – The cities of Baguio and Vallejo renewed their sisterhood vows in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the twinning agreement.

In a Memorandum of Understanding signed by officials last July 25 at City Hall, both cities "rekindled their ties geared towards greater heights and innate reciprocation" on several fronts.

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Lab tests show only 9.87 percent not 96 percent of pinget pupils have presumptive uti

BAGUIO CITY – Only 9.87 percent of the Pinget Elementary School pupils tested positive for presumptive urinary tract infection (UTI) as shown by results of the validation tests conducted by the City Health Services Office.

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Council sets public consultation on biz operating hours

BAGUIO CITY – The city council will conduct a joint public consultation on Tuesday, July 31, from 8:30 am to 12 noon, at the Baguio City Hall multi-purpose hall on proposed ordinance no. 0120-18 that further amends ordinance no. 01, series of 1990, (Amending Ordinance no. 25, series of 1987, entitled, An Ordinance Codifying the Liquor Ordinances in the City of Baguio, and for other purposes).

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Children's access to healthy foods in city proposed

BAGUIO CITY July 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance strengthening children's access to healthy foods within one hundred meters perimeter in public and private schools in the city and providing penalties for violation of the provisions of the measure.

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Health authorities in the City report that only 9.87 percent of the Pinget Elementary School pupils tested positive for presumptive urinary tract infection (UTI) as shown by results of the validation tests conducted by the City Health Services Office. Nonetheless, they vow to pursue the Renal Disease Control Program (REDCOP) of the Dept. of Health as they reminded the public help fight renal disease in their own families by adopting preventive measures and healthy lifestyles through increased water intake, lowering salt and sugar intake, shunning junk food, engaging in physical activity and eating a well-balanced diet. - Rosalia See photo


Minister Consul General Atushi Kuwabara at Baguio Museum


Minister Consul General Atushi Kuwabara of the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines looks on the old photos of Baguio City particularly those with Japanese history at the Baguio Museum during a visit to the city of Baguio last week. He is toured by Baguio Museum Executive Director Stella De Guia and Abong: Filipino-Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon Executive Director Arnel Cabanisas. RMC PIA-CAR


Better benefits in an autonomous region underscored

BAGUIO CITY July 26 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored that the Cordillera will enjoy greater benefits in an autonomous region compared to being a federated region under the proposal of the Consultative Committee (Con|Com0 created by President Rodrigo R. Duterte to review the necessary amendments to the 1987 Constitution.

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Proposed 2 a.m. closing time for all night establishments up for public hearing

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council will subject the proposed ordinance which sets a uniform closing time for all night establishments in the City to 2 a.m. to a joint public consultation on July 31, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon at the Multipurpose Hall, City Hall.

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Baguio peso lists over 2,500 local job vacancies

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio Public Employment Services Office (PESO) has listed more than 2,500 local job vacancies up for filling up.

Acting PESO head Loreto Dolormente said the vacancies come from 22 prestigious companies which enlisted PESO's assistance for placement.

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City hails PWD athletes

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan has signed a city council resolution congratulating and commending 20 local persons with disabilities (PWDs) athletes for garnering medals in the 2018 Philippine Sports Association for the Differently-Abled (Philspada) Paralympic Games held from May 12 to 19 in Marikina city.

The measure also commends the team's coaches for their relentless support and guidance to the city's differently-abled athletes.

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Extension of amnesty for electrical, water connections sought

BAGUIO CITY July 24 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance extending the amnesty to applicants for electric and water connections in the city for another six months.

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