On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, Japan has started to require all retailers in their country, including convenience stores, supermarkets, and drugstores, to charge a fee for the use of plastic shopping bags. One of Tokyo, Japan’s news publication, Kyodo News Plus, stated that the initiative is aimed at encouraging shoppers to bring their own bags […]

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The Baguio City Council, through their Sangguniang Panlungsod Baguio Facebook page on Thursday, July 2, 2020, has called for stricter implementation of Republic Act No. 10699, an act expanding the coverage of benefits and incentives granted to national athletes and coaches, also known as the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act. On the […]

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Baguio City’s Rolling Store will continue to bring the goods closer to its consumers, but now with limited dates and in strategic locations. This announcement has been made by the Department of Trade and Industry – Cordillera Administrative Region (DTI-CAR) Regional Director Myrna Pablo on a Facebook post on July 1, 2020. Baguio City Rolling […]

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The 47th COVID-19 Patient of the City of Baguio has agreed to the call of Mayor Benjamin Magalong to reveal her identity for the purpose of helping in the contact tracing process. The patient is Kimberly Zarene D. Fernandez, a twenty-nine-year-old child development worker at the City Social Welfare and Development Office. This update has […]

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SLU-LHS Senior High Enrollment On June 27, 2020, the Saint Louis University Laboratory High School, Senior High has released an updated schedule of enrollment for incoming Grade 11 and Grade 12. The updated schedule for the enrollment of incoming Grade 11 is from June 29 to July 2, 2020. On the other hand, the schedule […]

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Hillside Barangay Lockdown, Lifted The lockdown over Hillside Barangay has been lifted through the Memorandum No. 91, Series of 2020 which has been signed by Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong on June 26, 2020. However, based on the same memorandum, it was stated that the Purok 1 to 5 of Barangay Hillside shall remain restricted  […]

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Looking back in the month of June, a lineup of stunning astronomical events have brought life to the skies. These include two eclipses and many other astronomical wonders. Now, in this month of July, there more of these astronomical events to look forward to and it includes a meteor shower. The Southern Delta Aquarid Meteor […]

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The Public Information Office – City of Baguio has released today, June 30, 2020, an advisory “on the Temporary Transportation Plan in Baguio City from July 1, 2020 until July 15, 2020, unless shortened due to changes in quarantine classification.” UPDATE AS OF July 14, 2020 3:32 PM In an announcement made by the PIO-Baguio, […]

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DOST – PTRI Develops REwear, a Face Mask Brand that Conforms to WHO Guidelines DOST – PTRI Develops REwear Face Masks The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST – PTRI) on June 24, 2020, has revealed that they have developed a reusable, washable, and re-wearable face mask brand they call […]

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There is a New Venue for Processing of Travel Authority for Indispensable Trips A new and more spacious processing site for the applicants for travel authority for indispensable trips has been made available starting since Monday last week, June 22, 2020. This has been announced by the Public Information Office City of Baguio on Sunday, […]

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