26 September 2021 Baguio

Anti-communist campaign gets new name in Cordillera

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”).

26 September 2021 Baguio

Fast connectivity happening soon in remote Cordillera towns

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.

31 August 2021 Baguio

DOH calls for vax contingency plan as LGUs' risk levels rise

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.

31 August 2021 Baguio

RPOC backs multi-sectoral peace dialogue with CFO members

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.

31 August 2021 Baguio

25,158 senior citizens in Baguio fully vaccinated

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 .

16 August 2021 Baguio

Baguio City sets in motion ‘Delta variant’ action plan

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. 

16 August 2021 Baguio

Quarantine classification in CAR remains until Aug. 31

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.

16 August 2021 Baguio

Baguio locating close contacts of 2 Delta variant cases

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).

16 August 2021 Baguio

Baguio residents told to clean due to spike in dengue cases

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.

08 July 2021 Baguio

Anti-drugs campaign in CAR nets 122 arrests, P452M drugs

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.

06 June 2021 Baguio

More tourism industry workers benefits from DOT-DOLE program

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.

06 June 2021 Baguio

TESDA –CAR allots P7.65M for skills trainings in 8 ELCAC brgys

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.

09 May 2021 Baguio

Reg’l VOCs advised to push for efficient management of vaccines

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.

22 March 2021 Baguio

Baguio to temporarily stop entry of tourists from 'NCR Plus'

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.

08 March 2021 Baguio

Vaccines will give back confidence in health care, hospital admin says

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.

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