5 DRUG PERSONALITIES ARRESTED, P11.6M DRUG SEIZED IN CORDILLERA

BAGUIO CITY– Combined police operatives and anti-narcotics agents were able to arrest some sixty five drug personalities and confiscate over P11.6 million worth of prohibited drugs during the conduct of some 269 anti-drug operations from October 1 to December 6, 2018. Edgar Apalla, regional director of the Cordillera office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency […]

TINGGUIAN ELDERS TO PUT UP HISTORICAL LANDMARK IN ABRA

LICUAN-BAAY, Abra, — Tinguian elders led by the Abra Confederation of Tingguian Organizations (ACTO) and the local government unit here recently spearheaded the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a historical landmark at Mt. Lamunan in Brgy. Subagan this town. ACTO President, lawyer Isidro Espiritu said this project particularly gives credit to the Abrañean […]

DOMOGAN NIXES OPERATION OF BURNHAM PARK CARNIVAL

BAGUIO CITY– Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan is not in favour to the operation of a controversial carnival and amusement rides in the same portion where it operated in the children’s playground last summer, saying that the operation of amusement rides in the city’s premier park is longer feasible. The local chief executive said that he […]

“NO BACKING-UP” RULE FOR TRUCKS, BUSES IN CITY, URGED

BAGUIO CITY — As traffic conditions continue to worsen in several areas of the Summer Capital, city officials are looking for alternative strategies to alleviate the dire situation experienced by residents and visitors on an almost daily basis. The local legislature is urging the Traffic and Transportation Management Committee (TTMC) to study the implementation of […]

122ND RIZAL DAY CELEBRATION FOCUSES ON LEGACY

BAGUIO CITY – National hero Jose Rizal was characterized by Congressman Mark Go, Mayor Mauricio Domogan and the event’s speaker Lt. Gen and Philippine Military Academy (PMA) superintendent Ronnie Evangelista, represented by his deputy, Brig. Gen Ferdinand Cartujano, during the Rizal day rites, Sunday morning, Dec. 30 at Burnham Park. A hundred and twenty-two years […]

12 SENIOR CITIZEN LUMINARIES GET GINTONG TALA AWARD

BAGUIO CITY – Twelve outstanding senior citizen luminaries received “Gintong Tala” Awards for exemplary leadership in a program as part of the Silahis ng Pasko activities last Dec. 29 at the Baguio Sunshine Park. National Correspondents Club of Baguio president former city councilor Narciso Padilla who has been spearheading the 14-year old awards program said […]

ONLY THREE SCENARIOS FOR THE COMMUNIST INSURGENCY

ONE REASON for the survival of the communist insurgency is that there are those, like many ex-activist University of the Philippines and Ateneo teachers now in their senior years, who naively believe that the violent organization behind it is doing something right: effectively putting pressure on the elites to reform the country’s social structure. Thus, […]

SNAP Installs of Seismic Monitors in Benguet Facilities

Benguet-based renewable energy company SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) recently completed the installation of strong motion recorders in its 105-MW Ambuklao and 140-MW Binga Hydroelectric Power Plants (HEPP). SNAP invested nearly AUD217,000 (about P8 million) for the installation these five solar-powered accelerographs in strategic positions in both of its Benguet facilities. “The main purpose of these […]