8 Baguio, Bautista cops commended

BAGUIO CITY April 23 – The local government commended some eight officers and personnel of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) and Bautista Municipal Police Station for the successful arrest of a former employee of the City Treasury Office who went on hiding over seventeen years ago after failing to account over P2 million in public funds.

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277 students start summer jobs in city

BAGUIO CITY April 23 – Some two hundred seventy-seven students formally started their month-long employment with the local government as beneficiaries of the annual Special Employment for the Employment of Students (SPES) this year.

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List of calamity projects in city came from local government

BAGUIO CITY April 26 – The public works department facilitated the release of some P35 million for repair of roads damaged by the month-long southwest monsoon aggravated by the wrath of Super-typhoon Ompong upon the request of the local government in the different parts of the city.

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Inflation rate in Cordillera drop to 2.5 percent

BAGUIO CITY April 26 – The Cordillera office of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) stated that the inflation rate in the region dropped to 2.5 percent in March this year compared to the 2.9 percent in the same period last year.

The PSA-CAR defined inflation as the average increase in the prices of goods and services in a certain area.

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Baguio Leaders Forum


Mayoralty candidates from Baguio City presented their programs and platforms during the Baguio Leaders Forum – "Nasa Kamay mo ang Tunay na Pagbabago" at the Baguio Country Club last week. Here, Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio President Anthony De Leon (5th from l) raise the hands of the mayoralty bets present namely (l-r) Councilor Edgar Avila, human rights lawyer Jose Molintas, former barangay kagawad Labio Calingayan, Councilor Leandro Yangot, former Councilor Tony Boy Tabora, Vice Mayor Edison Bilog, retired police general Benjamin Magalong and former city tourism officer Benedicto Alhambra. RMC PIA-CAR


Kapihan sa Baguio forum


Police Regional Office – Cordillera Regional Director BGen. Israel Dickson during the Kapihan sa Baguio forum, assured the safety and security of the tourists and local residents with the observance of the Holy Week in the Cordillera with the security plans being implemented and the more than 3,600 police officers deployed in the different tourism areas including churches, parks and places of convergence in the different provinces and cities in the Cordillera Region for the Holy Week. RMC PIA-CAR


Revalidation of 211 land titles to create more problems – Domogan

BAGUIO CITY April 10 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored the proposed bill pending in Congress granting another period to validate un-validated 211 titles in the city will create more problems than solutions because it will result to the displacement of actual occupants of alienable and disposable lands that have reverted as properties of the State after the prescribed 15-year validation period.

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Pasada in Aurora Hill (Custom)

Punong Barangay Melvin Cortes of Bayan Park Village Barangay overseeing the registration of constituents from District 9 and District 19 in Aurora Hill while volunteers from various partner agencies and offices attend to their needs in the latest conduct of the PASADANG PAMBARANGAY held at the covered court of the said barangay on March 29, 2019. SSD-CMO


"Operation Baklas"

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Employees of the Commission on Election Baguio makes an inventory of the confiscated election paraphernalia and materials which were confiscated during the "Operation Baklas" due to several violations such as illegal posting at government properties and oversized materials conducted on Friday, April 12 around the city. RMC PIA-CAR


BCBC grateful to sponsors of lucky visitor search

BAGUIO CITY April 24 – The Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club (BCBC) expressed its gratitude to the individual and corporate sponsors of the 2019 Search for the Lucky Summer Visitor that ended on Easter Sunday.

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CAR consumer price index up by 2.9 points

BAGUIO CITY April 26 – The Cordillera office of the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA-CAR) revealed that the region's consumer price Index in March this year was 117.4 points compared to the 114.5 points during the same period the previous year which is 2.9 index points higher.

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Baguio Pulse Check 2019 Candidates Forum


Congressional candidates of Baguio City showing sportsmanship and cooperation as they face the public during the Baguio Pulse Check 2019 Candidates Forum at the Peoples Park in Baguio City over the weekend. Present were (l-r) Congressman Mark Go of the Nacionalista Party, former city mayor Peter Rey Bautista of the Lakas CMD, Mayor Mauricio Domogan of the United Nationalist Alliance, independent candidate Rafael Wasan and former Congressman Nicasio Aliping of the Liberal Party. RMC PIA-CAR


Dry spell


Despite the rains experienced in the past days, several areas in the Cordillera region are still experiencing the effect of the dry spell including this farm land in Bauko, Mountain Province. Despite the effects of the dry spell, farmers are making sure that their crops are still watered adequately so it wont be wasted. RMC PIA-CAR


"Mangan Taku: Cordillera Food Fair"

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Celebrity Chef Rolando "Chef Lau" Laudico (extreme r) leads the ceremonial toast of native rice wine to formally open the "Mangan Taku: Cordillera Food Fair" at the Rose Garden in Burnham Park last week. The event is a project of the Department of Tourism Cordillera in a bid to promote Cordillera's heritage food culture. RMC PIA-CAR


CAR Exporters Unite

Philexport Oathtaking at DTI

Newly chosen officers of PHILEXPORT Cordillera installs its officers during an induction rites at the DTI-CAR Regional Office with ARD Grace Baluyan as inducting officer. Photo shows the officers (L-R) Abigail Mae Bulayungan as President, Cary Willy as Vice President, Ermelinda Piog as Treasurer, Elizabeth Galuba as Auditor, Susana Palmeo (BOD), Mary Ananayo (BOD), Rovilyn Mayat-an (BOD), Soledad Valencia as Secretary and Nena Aleo (not shown) as Ex-Officio member. Art Tibaldo


Support to annual conduct of Cordillera food fair assured

BAGUIO CITY April 10 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan assured the local government's sustained support to the annual conduct of the Cordillera food fair geared towards instilling awareness among the residents and visitors on the presence of indigenous food from the different parts of the region worthy of promoting in a larger scale to help in making the presence of Cordillera cuisine felt on a wider scale.

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