The Department of Education (DepEd) is considering to open classes for the next school year in August. The agency had consultations with government officials, businesses and other stakeholders. According to DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones, based on these talks, most of them recommended starting the next school year in August. Hence, giving everyone enough time to […]

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The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is now finalizing the ReliefAgad application that will make the distribution of government cash assistance faster. Once operational, this computer-based app will speed up the disbursement of cash assistance under the different Social Amelioration Programs (SAPs). As of President Rodrigo Duterte’s weekly report, the department is working on […]

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For the first time in history, the price of US crude oil plummets to the lowest price imaginable, which is below $0. Crude oil which is set to be delivered in the month of May for the U.S. benchmark crude plunged to minus $37.63 a barrel on Monday. It dropped by almost Three Hundred Percent […]

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The City Mayor’s office has announced that another frontliner tested positive for COVID-19. The Patient is a female nurse at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center. She is 22 years old and she is a resident of La Trinidad Benguet. The Mayor has stated that appropriate measures are now being undertaken by concerned authorities. […]

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Humanity vs. Pandemic: Inspiring Stories in the Philippines Amid COVID-19 Since the COVID-19 pandemic has started, it has greatly affected most parts of the world, changing the lives of many people. Many have been scared while some are in pain. Unfortunately, there are people who have to deal with the sorrow brought about by this […]

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Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong has ordered the temporary suspension of the number coding scheme in Baguio City for the duration of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Previously, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a state of calamity because of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). And in response to this and the ECQ, Baguio City is now temporarily […]

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6 Feel-good Stories from Benguet that will restore your faith in humanity The emergence of the deadly Coronavirus Disease or COVID-19 has truly struck fear, pain, and tragedies to many people all over the globe. But despite what’s happening, we still hear about selfless acts of people who try to lend a hand to those […]

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The Municipality of La Trinidad has tallied zero cases of patients positive for COVID-19 as of the latest data last April 18, 2020, at 5 pm. This marks the 17th day that the Municipality has not recorded any new case of COVID-19 in La Trinidad Benguet. La Trinidad’s 2 COVID-19 patients have also recently recovered […]

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Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año has directed all local government units (LGUs) to remove the implementation of limited window hours for the access and operations of establishments like wet markets, groceries, and pharmacies through an advisory dated April 18, 2020. According to Año, imposing window hours will cause congestion of […]

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Recently, the City Mayor of Baguio has issued Executive order no.75 which provides for allowing the opening of Hardware stores, Office Supply Stores, Auto Supply Stores, Electrical Supply Stores, Electronic Supply Stores, and Information and Communications Technology gadget stores during the period of the Enhanced Community Quarantine in Baguio City. This executive order was further […]

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