Issue of June 28, 2015
     
 
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Now at 17,000 m3 per day
Water supply shortage at
27,000 cu.M by 2022

Baguio’s long-time problem on water shortage has reached over 17,000 cubic meters (m3) a day in 2014 and could reach up to over 27,000 m3 by 2022, officials of the Baguio Water District said Friday.


NEARING COMPLETION -- The concreting of the Athletic Bowl oval is expected to be finished in a few weeks, and after which the contractor may already install the imported Tartan tracks. If DPWH makes good of its promise and if weather cooperates, the city’s biggest multipurpose facility will be ready before yearend. The city government will then supervise the implementation of the project’s phase 3 worth almost P60 million, including the repair of secondary bleachers.
-- Harley Palangchao

Operation of e-bingo in city deemed legal
PNP Officer-in-Charge Leonardo Espina urged policemen to get rid of “beer bellies” by avoiding eating too much rice.

The operation of electronic bingo by three establishments in Baguio is legal, according to the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation.

Tuba drops projects to enforce CA order

The municipality of Tuba has dropped development projects in five barangays covered by the Mt. Sto. Tomas Forest Reserve to pave the way for the enforcement of a Court of Appeals decision that mandated the protection and rehabilitation of the reservation.

 
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet - The Benguet State University is making an inventory of its various land reservations to go after informal settlers occupying its lots.
 
City
EMPOWERING THE COMMUNITY -- Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Councilor Isabelo Cosalan Jr., chair of the committee on employment, livelihood, and cooperatives, hand over to representatives of barangay-based livelihood groups assorted power tools, baking utensils, and other equipment that city officials and members of these groups hope will improve their economic situation in life.
-- Bong Cayabyab
Region
SYMBOL OF UNITY -- DENR RED Ralph Pablo, chair of the RDC Environment and Watershed Management Committee, beats the Cordillera unity gong, along with TESDA Apayao OIC Head Victor Brioso, NEDA ARD Jedidia Aquino, and DILG RD John Castañeda, to call on all quarters to support the activities and programs lined up for the Cordillera Month celebration in July hosted by Apayao.
-- Ofelia Empian
Environment
SLOPE STABILIZATION -- A disaster risk reduction, a pilot project of DPWH-CAR and Japan International Cooperation Agency, is being implemented along Kennon Road in Tuba, Benguet. The road slope stabilization project uses teco net high tensile wire with anchor bols and geomat color green for hydro seeding, which is imported from Switzerland. -- OCD-CAR drone photo
Health
GOING HI-TECH -- Officials and key personnel of the Office of Civil Defense-Cordillera train on how to use state-of-the-art technology such as drones to further improve reporting and coordination with government and the private sector in mitigating the effects of disasters. The use of technology also helps in accurate presentation of damaged areas during disasters.
-- Ompong Tan
Life
MILESTONE -- “Celebrating 99 yeats of meaningful experience,” Benguet State University officials led by President Ben Ladilad (with mic) report the gains of the university as it marks its 99th founding anniversary, ranking sixth among 113 state universities and colleges in the country in terms of accredited programs. With Ladilad are (from l) VP for Business Affairs Jones Feliciano, OIC VP for Administration and Finance Estrellita Daclan, VP for Academics Percyveranda Lubrica, Director for Research Services Eulogio Cardona Jr., and Director for Extension Services Constantino Sudaypan Sr.  -- Ofelia Empian
Business
DAYS NUMBERED -- Owners of stalls that have mushroomed along the roadside going to Sitio Pungayan in Mount Sto. Tomas Forest Reserve were given until July 2 to vacate the area in compliance to the recent order of the Court of Appeals granting a Writ of Kalikasan in a bid to preserve the natural character of the fragile reservation.
-- Harley Palangchao
Sports
APAYAO’S CHESS WIZARD -- Grade 5 pupil Mhage Gerriahlou Sebastian (left) shakes hand with her opponent from Vietnam during the 16th ASEAN+ Age Group Championship in Singapore, where she won one gold and two silver medals for Team Philippines. Her victory has brought pride and honor to her home province.
-- Jerzon Sebastian
 
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