BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines — A controversial plan to implement the government’s anti-drug tactic “tokhang” (contraction of Visayan terms for “knock and plead”) on activists, journalists, and government employees in the Cordillera has been replaced with a similar anti-communist strategy called “dumanun makitungtung” (Ilocano for “visit and discuss”).
BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is expected to have strong and reliable connectivity by 2023 after an internet service provider committed to provide a fiber-optic broadband network and a satellite global technology even in the most remote mountain towns.
BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Department of Health advises provincial/city vaccination operations centers to be ready with their contingency plan as the rising COVID – 19 risk and response alert levels may affect the vaccination activities in the communities.
BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) approved the adoption of the Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (RLECC) resolution for multi – sectoral groups to conduct peace dialogues with members of the communist front organizations(CFOs) in line with the whole-of-nation approach to end local armed conflict.
BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The City Health Services Office reported that 25,158 senior citizens in Baguio City are already fully vaccinated which is equivalent to 77.16 percent of its target 32,603 master listed priority A2 population, as of its August 28 data .
BAGUIO CITY(PIA) - - “Prevention is better than cure”. With this, the city government set in motion its action plan in anticipation to the threat of the Coronavirus disease Delta variant now detected in most regions in the country.
BAGUIO CITY (PIA) -- The community quarantine classification of the provinces and this city in the Cordillera Administrative Region will remain until the end of August 2021.
BAGUIO CITY – Authorities are locating the fellow passengers of a returning overseas Filipino (ROF) in a sweeper bus and the close contacts of a school employee after both were confirmed to have been infected with the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Benjamin Magalong has reminded all village officials here to conduct weekly clean-up activities to prevent mosquitoes from thriving as dengue cases recorded a five-fold increase from January to August this year.
BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - Relentless campaign against illegal drugs in the region continues through the strong partnership between the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, the Philippine National Police Office Cordillera, local government units and the community.
BAGUIO CITY, June 4 (PIA) -- Close to 1,500 workers from different tourism business establishments, tourism support service and community – based tourism organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Baguio City are beneficiaries of cash assistance from the Department of Tourism and the Department Labor and Employment.
BAGUIO CITY, June 4(PIA) - -The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority – Cordillera (TESDA – CAR), in support to the whole – of – nation approach to end local communist armed conflict, is bringing technical-vocational and skills development training and other programs to identified ELCAC barangays in the region.
BAGUIO CITY - -The National Vaccination Operations Center(NVOC) advised the regional VOCs to push for more efficient management of vaccines as more supplies are expected to arrive this month and in June.
Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong on Monday announced that tourists from the National Capital Region and nearby provinces would temporarily be banned following the latest travel restrictions enforced amid the rising COVID-19 infections.
BAGUIO CITY, March 7 (PIA) - - The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines to health care workers will bring back confidence to the health care system, both to the public and the health care providers.