June 23, 2024
Fr. Victor Munar leads the opening prayer for the 75th Baguio Midland Courier anniversary.

The management and staff of the Baguio Midland Courier held a thanksgiving at the ancestral home of the Hamada family at Gen. Lim Street on April 30.

Hamada Printers and Publishing Corp. Treasurer Emmy Hamada welcoming the guests.
Katrina Andrea Magalong, representing her father, City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, wishes the Courier more success in the future.

Select guests were invited to minimize mass gathering in this time of Covid-19 pandemic with Mayor Benjamin Magalong represented by his daughter, Katrina Andrea, and Rep. Mark Go gracing the occasion.

Baguio Midland Courier Publisher Gloria Antoinette Hamada, also the HPPC general manager and chief operations officer, thanking all the people who work hard for the growth of the Courier amidst the challenges it faced in the past decades.

Long-time columnists and supporters of the Courier also  joined the management and staff led by General Manager and Publisher Gloria Antoinette Hamada in celebrating the paper’s Diamond Jubilee anniversary.

Baguio Rep. Mark Go gracing the thanksgiving.

The Courier was founded by siblings Oseo and Sinai Hamada in the post-war era with its four-page maiden issue hitting the streets of Baguio on April 28, 1947.

HAMADA FAMILY — BMC Publisher Gloria Antoinette Hamada, daughter of Oseo and VirginiaHamada, along with the couple’s in-laws, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The paper would soon become the long-est running weekly regional publication that had reaped local, national, and international awards for civic journalism excellence.