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  • Robredo, US eye stronger cooperation in drug war November 13, 2019
    VICE President Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo on Wednesday, November 13, met with United States officials to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation in the fight against illegal drugs.Robredo, who
  • Duterte to work from home, Palace clarifies November 11, 2019
    MALACAÑANG on Monday, November 11, backedtrack from its earlier statement that President Rodrigo Duterte will go on a three-day break from his “punishing” schedule.In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson
  • Police, military ready to secure SEA Games November 11, 2019
    AT LEAST 47,000 law enforcers will be deployed to secure and maintain peace and order during the conduct of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in the country, the Philippine National Police (PNP)
  • 3 cops face dismissal for extortion November 11, 2019
    THREE ranking police officials face dismissal from service for allegedly extorting money from bidders of the P334-million body cameras procurement contract, Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge
  • Ground zero November 10, 2019
    MAKILALA, COTABATO - Residents of Barangays Luayon and Kapatagan, together with their small children and elderly, fled to safer grounds when the magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck around 9:10 a.m. on October
  • Inoue beats Donaire in World Boxing Super Series final November 7, 2019
    JAPANESE superstar Naoya Inoue won the Muhammad Ali Trophy and the right to be called the best bantamweight in the world after a hard-fought unanimous decision win over Nonito Donaire Jr. in the bantamweight
  • Economy improves, grows 6.2% in 3rd quarter November 7, 2019
    AFTER two quarters of deceleration, the Philippine economy expanded by 6.2 percent in the third quarter of 2019, the second fastest growth rate among emerging market economies in Asia.Socioeconomic Planning
  • Quality control on hollow blocks, quake drills sought November 7, 2019
    AMID the series of earthquakes that caused major damage to several structures in Mindanao, President Rodrigo Duterte ordered quality control measures on hollow blocks and other construction materials.There
  • P1-B fund, cold storage areas to combat ASF spread November 7, 2019
    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the Department of Agriculture’s proposal to use the Office of the President’s (OP) contingent fund worth P1 billion to indemnify hog raisers affected by the African
  • Duterte expects Robredo to 'see realities on the ground' November 7, 2019
    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has welcomed Vice President Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo’s decision to accept the position of co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (Icad),

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  • Cabanatuan judge told to explain subpoena for enforcers who took his license plate November 14, 2019
    MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Court Administrator (OCAD) has ordered a Cabanatuan judge to comment on reports that he issued a subpoena to traffic enforcers who issued him an illegal parking ticket in Baguio. Cabanatuan Municipal Trial Court Branch 3 Judge Nelson V. Lago reportedly ordered Bernard Batnag of the Public Order and […]
  • Initial findings show PMA cadet died from accidental drowning November 9, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY — Initial investigation into the Nov. 8 death of another cadet of the Philippine Military Academy could have been an accident. Cadet Fourth Class Mario Telan Jr., who belongs to the same class as hazing victim Cadet Fourth Class Darwin Dormitorio, was found 15 feet under water at the deep end of the […]
  • In Baguio, prices of cut flowers soar ahead of ‘Undas’ October 30, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY –– The prices of cut flowers here have sharply increased two days before “Undas” (All Souls’ Day). Flower vendor Jesus Gutierrez said the prices of some flowers almost doubled from their previous prices. On regular days, Alstroemeria or Peruvian Lily is sold at P40 to P100 per dozen. This can now be bought […]
  • 1,000 ghouls, heroes march for Halloween fest thru Baguio October 26, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY –– Wearing costumes popularized in movies and television, a thousand grade school, high school and college students from the University of Baguio paraded down Session Road on Saturday for the annual Halloween event “Karkarna ti rabii (the Howling).” At 8:30 a.m., the younger UB students dazzled people by coming out as popular Disney […]
  • Teen survives fall at Baguio school October 18, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY –– A 16-year-old high school student survived an 18-foot fall from a building of the University of Baguio (UB) on Friday afternoon, according to Police Col. Allen Rae Co, Baguio police director. Emergency responders rushed the boy to the Sacred Heart Hospital a few blocks away after he fell at 3:30 p.m. from […]
  • When ‘cooking ng ina mo (mom’s cooking)’ leaves the house October 11, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY—Cooking ng ina mo (Your mom’s cooking) has stepped out of home. Local cuisine is the new luxury and premium product well suited for the country’s growing culinary tourism, according to Jovito Ganongan, Department of Tourism Cordillera director. Now in its second year, the nationwide “Kain Na (Let’s Eat)” program of the DOT, added […]
  • Bomb scare hits commercial building in Baguio City October 4, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY –– A bomb threat forced people inside a commercial establishment here to vacate the building on Friday morning, police said. Initial reports said the bomb scare was received about 11:30 a.m. at the Lyman Ogilby Building in Magsaysay Avenue. The establishment houses private offices and several government offices, such as the National Commission […]
  • ‘Wag-wag’ shops cited as champions of sustainable consumption October 3, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY—The pair of jeans which a family’s youngest child inherited from an older brother and affordable summer dresses sold by the city’s “wag-wagan” (bargain stores for imported secondhand items), got newfound respect as champions of sustainable consumption during a consumers’ congress held here on Tuesday. Various environmental groups have started reaching out to consumers, […]
  • Water should get the same backing as ‘build, build, build,’ says LWUA chief October 3, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY –– Potable water should get the same support that has been given to the government’s “build, build, build” program, the chief of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) said here on Thursday (Oct. 3). “Can we walk on unpaved roads? Yes! Can we cross a shallow part of a river without a bridge? […]
  • 2,500 Baguio drug users get offer uncommon in bloody drug war—2nd chance September 30, 2019
    BAGUIO CITY–At least 2,500 drug suspects who had turned themselves in are getting a choice better than getting killed in anti-drug operations or by riding tandem assassins—rehabilitation. The local police is offering these drug suspects a program for People Who Used Drugs (PWUDs). The first in the Cordillera, the program—Integrated Participatory Community Building Program (IPCBP)—would […]