Issue of August 13, 2017


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Parking proposals at Burnham petitioned

“Let Burnham Park be. Instead, promote Baguio City as a pedestrian-friendly, wellness-oriented city.”

GOLD DIGGERS -- Miners of Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company in Mankayan, Benguet explore for possible gold deposits some 900 meters above sea level. The company, one of the oldest but practices modernize mining, has vowed to strictly observe responsible extraction of minerals even before the strict regulations on mining activities by the Duterte administration.. -- HFP

Ibaloy cop honored for Marawi service

A group of women is facing cases of theft after the police recently caught them victimizing four different women in various parts of Baguio City, all in the same date.
A bemedalled Ibaloy police officer is one of the special awardees for bravery in leading the elite Special Action Force in the war-torn Marawi.
DENR asked to check cause of Itogon slide
Benguet Corporation has sought for the conduct of an inspection in Acupan in Virac, Itogon after a landslide occurred in the area at the height of rains brought by typhoons Gorio and Huaning late last month.
Demolition on for structures at Dairy Farm
The Department of Agriculture-Cordillera has started demolishing illegal structures at the Dairy Farm, after several bumps that stalled clearing of the area from informal settlers.
ASEAN CREATIVITY -- Baguio is one of the key cities in the country that participated in the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting with creativity, like setting up a tarpaulin informing the public about the meeting that tackles economy and security. Here, Baguio policemen ensure the peaceful conduct of ASEAN-related activities at Burnham Park that saw the flotilla featuring the 10 participating ASEAN member-countries.
-- Harley Palangchao
CORDILLERA PRIORITIES -- All six Cordillera congressmen were present during the Regional Development Council Advisory Committee meeting last Aug. 9 at the Batasang Pambansa Complex. Among those discussed are the priority projects and programs in the region for 2017 to 2022 amounting to P175,392,800; the proposed amendments to House Bill 5343 or the Autonomous Cordillera Bill; and the department budgets for 2018.
-- Ryan Mangusan
FOR THE FUTURE -- Mother and child Queen and Sean Sabino plant a pine tree seedling as their contribution to the regreening program of Lepanto Consolidated Mining Corporation in Mankayan, Benguet recently. Since its kick-off on the Earth Day celebration in April, the company has reforested about two hectares of land with 20,000 seedlings while 30,000 more seedlings will be planted in Mankayan’s communal forest and watershed areas within the quarter. -- Redjie Cawis
RH NOW -- Reproductive Health advocates led by Commission on Population-Cordillera Director Rose Fortaleza, Benguet Gov. Crescencio Pacalso, Adivayan Youth Center Project Leader Jude Tayaben, and Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development Exec. Dir. Romeo Dongeto called on the national government for full implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law during a press briefing in Baguio City last week.
-- Redjie Cawis
TO LIGHT THE WORLD -- One of the highlights of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation in Baguio was the landmark lighting of the ASEAN symbol at the Baguio City Hall, which was simultaneously lighted at 7 p.m. in key cities and provinces in the country on  Aug. 8. The symbolic lighting shows the unity and strength of the ASEAN community as it pushes for more lasting development for its 10-member countries. -- Ofelia Empian
GREEN INITIATIVE -- The municipality of La Trinidad, Benguet is now pushing for the ban on  the use of plastic bag, polysterene, or Styrofoam starting in the public market.Vendors initiated the program, dubbed the “Green Initiative,” which is anchored on the town’s ordinance encouraging the public to use eco friendly bags when purchasing goods in the market beginning this month.
-- Ofelia Empian
COOLEST PALARO EVER -- World-class athletes Eduard Folayang and Joerdan Dominguez join Baguio and Benguet officials led by City Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Gov. Crescencio Pacalso represented by Provincial Administrator Noel Ngolob, La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda, and Department of Education-Cordillera Director May Eclar in the bid for the two localities to host the Palarong Pambansa 2018.  -- Ofelia Empian

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Congressman Mark O. Go
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Cordillera School of Digital Arts
Department of Agriculture – CAR
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