BORACAY ISLAND, Nov. 14 — Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones said the executive agency would extend support services to the indigenous people of Boracay Island who recently received agricultural lands from the government.   BORACAY ISLAND, Nov. 14 — Agrarian Reform Secretary John R. Castriciones said the executive agency would extend support services […]

Domogan Welcomes Rehab But Not Closure of Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan welcomed the possibility of the city undergoing rehabilitation but stressed that the restoration should not be treated as a total closure like what was done to Boracay island. Domogan was reacting to the pronouncement made by Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and […]

Pine Stand Threatened by Refusal of GSIS to Sell it to City

Baguio needs you. This call is urgent. It is for anyone who has a heart for Baguio and believes he/she can help save the city for what it is – as the City of (dwindling) Pines. It’s about the plan of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) to sell that small but choice lot beside […]

Thanks to Ressa and Coronel, PH press viewed as bad as in NKorea and Myanmar

IT was shocking for international human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, whose fame was boosted by her marriage to the actor George Clooney, to casually portray Philippine media as being subjugated as that of North Korea or targeted for attack by an “autocratic” regime as that of Myanmar. What makes Clooney’s remarks so damaging for […]

Communication Equipment of PROCOR Boost

Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet – To enhance the capability and efficiency of the Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) with police operations in the Cordillera, 17 pieces of newly acquired Harris VHF Low Band handheld radios worth about PHP 13 million were given to PROCOR this morning December 13, 2018 at Camp Major Bado […]

PCSO releases P20.19M endowment fund to 7 hospitals

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has released P20.19 million to seven hospitals as part of the agency’s endowment fund program, General Manager Alexander Balutan said on Thursday. Of the P20.19 million, P5 million was donated to Dr. Paulino J. Garcia Memorial Research and Medical Center; P1 million to Camp Aquino Station Hospital-Northern Luzon Command; […]

P1 million reward offered for capture of gunman who killed Baguio imam

BAGUIO – Muslims from Marawi said they have collected P1 million to serve as a reward for the capture of the gunman in the shooting of Imam Bedejim Abdullah. Abdullah was shot dead in broad daylight Thursday last week in Baguio City. The Baguio City Police Office on Tuesday released photos of the suspect that […]