Last February 26, President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order 106 that prohibits the use of unregistered vaping. It is amending the Executive Order 26 or the nationwide smoking ban which prohibits smoking in certain public places. What is EO 106 Executive Order No. 106 (EO 106) is prohibiting the manufacture, distribution, marketing and sale of […]

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The Philippine Government temporarily banned Filipino tourists from traveling to South Korea due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. Travel Ban Exemption According to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, Filipinos who can travel to South Korea are: Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) returning for work. Students Permanent Residents of South Korea The exemptions listed […]

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Ampucao, Itogon Barangay Captain Eddie Amuasen issued an advisory suspending all ecotourism activities at Mt. Ulap until further notice starting last Saturday, February 22, 2020. The indefinite suspension, according to the advisory, has been decided upon by the barangay’s LGU in response to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) declaration of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak […]

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Two leading real estate development companies in the Philippines are offering to work on the master redevelopment plan of the Baguio City Public Market. Baguio City Public Market Master Redevelopment Plan The objective of this multi-billion project is to modernize the city’s public market which can be generally considered a huge part of the city’s […]

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Starting February 24, 2020, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will be implementing a Php 0.50 fare increase for Public Utility Jeepneys (PUJs) in the Cordillera Administrative Region. This is after signing Board Resolution no. 003 s. 2020 last January 30, 2020. According to LTFRB-CAR OIC-Regional Director Eng. Lalaine Sobremonte, the fare increase […]

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Major universities in Baguio City have proven once again that it is certainly the Center of Education in the North and one of the best places to study in the country as they made it to the 2020 Top 200 Colleges and Universities in the Philippines by Webometrics. What is Webometrics Ranking of World Universities […]

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A alumna of Saint Louis University is among the 52 official candidates for the first-ever Miss Universe Philippines (MUPh) 2020. Bea Theresa Maynigo, a graduate of SLU, will be Baguio City’s representative for the prestigious pageant that will identify who will represent the Philippines in the 2020 Miss Universe. Despite being born and raised in […]

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Kimchi, one of the famous and favorite international dishes, may soon be produced on large scale at La Trinidad, Benguet. According to Municipal Mayor Romeo Salda, a group of South Korean investors was looking for 3,000 hectares of land that will be suitable for the proposed Kimchi factory. However, the area has been reduced since […]

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After Baguio City’s postponement of Panagbenga 2020 activities supposedly set for this month, a number of municipalities in the Cordillera Administrative Region (C.A.R.) have also taken proactive measures to protect locals and tourists against the threat of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Baguio City Aside from previously cancelling the Panagbenga Grand Opening Parade and government-sponsored […]

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The Panagbenga 2020 is CANCELLED The Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. (BFFFI), together with the city government of Baguio, has officially released a new schedule for the Panagbenga 2020 celebration during a press conference this morning. Earlier this year, the festival organizers and the city government have decided to cancel the Panagbenga Grand Opening Parade […]

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