CITY TO GET 8 HECTARES FROM DAIRY FARM PROPERTY

BAGUIO CITY — Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan announced that Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol decided to increase from 5 to 8 hectares the portion of the 92-hectare Baguio Dairy Farm that will be ceded to the local government through a deed of usufruct that will be signed by both parties the soonest. The local chief executive […]

PCSO GIVES AWAY P426M JACKPOT PRIZES OVER THE WEEK

  A lone winner took home the P239.2 million Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot Monday night, bringing to six new millionaires in just eight days, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Alexander Ferrer Balutan said on Tuesday. Balutan said nearly half billion pesos, or P426,549,073 of jackpot prizes were given in just one week this […]

AQUINO CRONY DEAL FOR PASSPORT PRINTING: THE MOST BRAZEN CASE OF CORRUPTION EVER

(Third of a series) AFTER poring over the Commission on Audit’s detailed reports from 2015 to 2017 on the passport-printing contract given without any public bidding to a private firm, I was, to be honest, shocked at its brazenness. I can only describe it as a crony deal, since a contract that would generate P11 […]

CORDI COPS UNDERGO MOTORCYCLE TRAINING

  CAMP BADO DANGWA, Benguet — 50 police officers of Police Regional Office Cordillera (PROCOR) started training their Motorcycle Riding Course (MCRC) at Camp Major Bado Dangwa. The MCRC is a specialized training for police and other law enforce agencies that is focused on the development and enhancement of the skills of the participants. It is […]

AQUINO GOVT’S P38B PASSPORT-PRINTING CONTRACT: THE BIGGEST CASE OF CORRUPTION EVER?

  (Second of a series) THE only other explanation for this highly anomalous contract is that former President Aquino 3rd and his officials were so stupid beyond belief that they handed over to a private firm the lucrative monopoly to print the country’s new electronic passports. That contract will generate for the company an income […]

TASK FORCE KENNON ROAD SIGNS MOU FOR TEMPORARY ROAD OPENING FOR RESIDENTS

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council on Thursday spearheaded the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the use of Kennon Road by the residents along the scenic road. Members of the Task Force Kennon Road signed the MOU for the Administration and Regulation of Access along Kennon […]

LTO-KALINGA SURPASSES COLLECTION TARGET IN 2018

CITY OF TABUK — The Provincial Land Transportation Office here had collected P26.3 million in 2018, surpassing its P24.7M target collection.  LTO-Kalinga Head Jenelyn Angog reported their office’s collection performance continues to climb due to strict enforcement of traffic laws. More traffic enforcers from the police and Public Order and Safety Office (POSO) had been […]

MORE BLOOD DONORS NEEDED -RED CROSS

BAGUIO CITY — January and February are the leanest period for blood donation in this city and there are many patients needing blood transfusion. With this, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Baguio City chapter is earnestly   appealing to kind-hearted individuals to donate blood now. Annie Tamayo, PRC Baguio administrator, said that they received a lot […]

DIALYSIS PATIENTS SEE LIFE-SAVER IN PENDING BILL

DIALYSIS PATIENTS struggling to cope with the daily and life-time pressure of how to support their two- to four times a week treatment in order to survive expressed hopes Congress would finally pass a pending bill making the life-saving procedure free of charge, as is the case in other countries. Baguio congressman Mark Go, a […]