San Vicente Barangay on Lockdown Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong ordered lockdown of San Vicente barangay today, April 23, 2020, due to repeated violations of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) rules. While on lockdown, access going to and from the barangay will be restricted. The marketing schedule of San Vicente barangay is also restricted. Only […]

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According to Regional Director Francis Ray Almora of the Land Transportation Office – Cordillera Administrative Region (LTO-CAR), direct fare increase is illegal. During a discussion with Irisan Barangay Captain Arthur Carlos, Reg. Director Almora explained why LTO Law Enforcers issued tickets to jeepney drivers who charge a fare of Php 20.00. The director said that […]

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In a press briefing today, Mayor Benjamin Magalong said that he cannot allow stranded residents and students in other areas to enter Baguio City for the duration of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Mayor Magalong explained that this restriction is just part of implementing directives from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) which […]

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[UPDATED ON APRIL 28, 2020, 2:42 PM] According to the official report by Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. last April 7, 2020, all of the patients treated with the PLX cells were in Intensive Care Units (ICU), on ventilators and suffered from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). From this, the Israeli company reported, in its preliminary data, […]

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Mayor Romeo Salda issued an executive order today, April 22, 2020, allowing hardware, auto, electrical shops and/or office supplies stores in La Trinidad, Benguet to partially operate. According to Executive Order 24, s. of 2020, this step was brought about by the requests of residents. Hence, the Municipal Mayor’s Office forwarded this request to the […]

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After warning Asia and the Pacific to prepare for a long battle against COVID-19, World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Regional Director Dr. Takeshi Kasai said that we have to be ready to live with the new normal. “As you move forward in these difficult times of our lives, approach to stopping transmission must continue […]

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Barangay Lockdown Updates in Baguio City List of Actively Locked Down Barangays from BCPO [UPDATE AS OF  MAY 12, 2020, 8:45 AM] After a new case has been recorded in the city of Baguio, Mayor Benjamin Magalong has issued Memorandum 60, Series of 2020, placing Barangay Dontogan immediately under lockdown. According to the memorandum, the […]

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Annual Lyrids Meteor Shower to Dazzle PH Skies on April 22 After the Pink Supermoon brightened the skies earlier this month, another epic astronomical phenomenon will graze the skies tomorrow, April 22, as the annual April Lyrids meteor shower will reach its peak tomorrow, April 22 to predawn of April 23. The shower will typically […]

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La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda has issued an executive order placing Lower Boted, Tawang, La Trinidad under Extreme Enhanced Community Quarantine (EECQ) starting today, April 21, 2020, 1:00 PM until further notice. Previously, the municipality released several EOs which resulted to a 19-day period of not having new cases of COVID-19. However, a resident of […]

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PRRD to Give P10M Reward to Filipino Who Will Discover COVID-19 Vaccine 10 Million Pesos Reward for COVID-19 Vaccine Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that President Rodrigo Duterte is offering a reward of Ten Million Pesos (Php 10,000,000.00) to any Filipino who will discover a vaccine against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Inanunsyo po ng […]

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