For the love of Baguio

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 12/18/2020

Baguio City — I was here just a week before the lockdown and my heart has pined for Baguio ever since, wondering when I can go back. When the Department of Tourism and the City of Baguio…

Makati, Baguio, Davao among 7 high-risk areas for COVID-19 transmissions

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 11/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Seven cities and towns in Luzon and Mindanao have been listed as high-risk areas for COVID-19 transmissions, OCTA Research said in its report released on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. In Luzon, these are Makati…

Palace: Bohol could be next tourist destination to reopen

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 09/28/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — After Baguio City and Boracay, Malacañang said Bohol might be the next tourist destination to reopen. “I understand Bohol might be opening soon within the month of October if I’m not mistaken,” presidential…

Baguio mayor, five-man team flying to infected Cebu to train contact tracers

Vincent Cabreza - Philippine Daily Inquirer 07/04/2020

BAGUIO CITY — Mayor Benjamin Magalong and a five-man team of contact-tracing experts are scheduled to fly on July 8 to Cebu City, which has been reeling from a massive spike in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections. Baguio’s…

‘Out-of-the box’ tracing helps Baguio contain COVID-19 spread

Vincent Cabreza - Philippine Daily Inquirer 05/28/2020

    BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines — Computer-aided contact tracing and information gathered by police and medical investigators are helping the city stem the local transmission of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). As of Tuesday, no new…

Vegetable farmers learn ‘painful cost’ of planting marijuana

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two farmers, who turned to planting marijuana plants from their usual crops  of vegetables because they believed they could earn more from them, learned the hard way the cost of doing something illegal…

Despite virus scare, Baguio resuming Panagbenga

Vincent Cabreza - Philippine Daily Inquirer 03/07/2020

  BAGUIO CITY—The staging of street dancing and float parades of the Baguio Flower Festival, or Panagbenga and a regional schools sports meet and the return of a rice wine celebration called “Ipikit” best describe this city’s…

Cebuano victims of Iloilo-Guimaras strait tragedy laid to rest

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tears were shed and cries resounded through the walls of the Carreta Cemetery on Monday, August 12, 2019, when the Baguio and Janson families of Barangay Ermita, Cebu City laid to rest seven…

Street cleaner’s good deed goes viral

Immae Lachica 06/22/2019

    Cebu City, Philippines—  A netizen’s appreciation to the good Samaritan who returned her wallet goes viral. Christine Janelle Kho, 23, a senior manager at a BPO company dropped her wallet along Ayala Business Park when…

SM Foundation awards 500 scholarship grants nationwide

PR 05/14/2019

SM Foundation recently awarded college scholarship grants to around 500 high school graduates nationwide on May 8. Simultaneous awarding were held in NCR, Tuguegarao, Cauayan (Isabela), Baguio, Rosales (Pangasinan), Tarlac, Cabanatuan, Olongapo, Pampanga, Clark, Lucena, Naga, Legazpi,…

Cebu City ends up second to Baguio in Batang Pinoy Nationals

Glendale Rosal 09/22/2018

Cebu City finishes second anew to Baguio City in the Batang Pinoy National Championship 2018 held in Baguio City. In the final medal tally released by the Philippine Sports Commission on Saturday, Cebu City finished the five-day…

Safety of Cebuano delegates to Batang Pinoy Nationals in Baguio ensured

Glendale G. Rosal 09/16/2018

CEBUANO young athletes who are scheduled to compete in the weeklong Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Batang Pinoy National Finals 2018 were kept safe as Super Typhoon “Ompong” barreled through North Luzon putting Benguet province, particularly host city,…

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