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Issue of May 20, 2018
     
NEWS
Abra
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Mt. Province
 
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Cops show no mercy on 65 liquor ban violators

The more than 65 indivi-duals in Baguio and Benguet who were arrested for violation of the liquor ban during the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabaatan elections learned their lesson the hard way.


HIGHLAND VOTERS -- Nicolas Cawed, 74, together with his daughter Mia Nicole, 28, and educator Vladimir Cayabas, who all belong to ethnic groups in Mountain Province cast their votes during the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in Baguio on May 14. Despite the reported cases of election-related violence in Abra, the grassroots election in the Cordillera was generally peaceful and orderly, according to the regional police command. -- Harley Palangchao

There will be a wage increase this year.
The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) is set to convene on June 6 to discuss wage adjustments in the Cordillera.

The resumption of the Sangguniang Kabataan elections several years after Congress decided to suspend the polls pending amendment of the law governing the selection of youth leaders nationwide showed dismal results.

P14 fare hike on jeepneys reviewed

Do the math.
The Land Transportation, Franchising, and Regulatory Board wants more evidence to justify the petition to increase jeepney fares in Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay.

 
7 sites for minahang bayan seen in Benguet

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Cordillera has validated a total aggregate area of 3,300 hectares in seven barangays in Itogon, Benguet as one of the proposed minahang bayan sites in the province.

 
City
FULLY EQUIPPED -- Members of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council headed by action officer and City Administrator Carlos Canilao show military historian and retired Army Col. Bien Casis Jr. and his wife Rowie the latest tools and equipment to save lives and properties during the inauguration of the CDRRMC at the city’s motorpool at Lower Rock Quarry barangay.
-- Bong Cayabyab
Region
ORDERLY -- The conduct of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in La Trinidad, Benguet remained peaceful and orderly just like the rest of the province. Here, members of the board of election inspectors tally the results with polls poll watchers doing their own list last May 14.
-- Ofelia Empian
Environment
BLOCKED -- Partly due to the continuous rains experienced by the locality caused by the transition of dry months into wet months, the silt in the Balili River now occupies half of the river, affecting water flow and making excavation much needed to prepare for the upcoming months. -- Ofelia Empian
Health
HALTED THEN LIFTED -- Safety officers and other officials of the Department of Labor and Employment-Cordillera inspect the ongoing construction works of a giant mall chain in Baguio City. The regional office earlier issued a work stoppage order against the construction for violations of Occupational Safety and Standards and existence of imminent danger. The order has been lifted with the contractor’s compliance.
-- Contributed photo
Life
QUIZ BEE CHAMP -- Mayor Mauricio Domogan congratulates Jericho Villarico (2nd from r) of the Baguio City National High School for winning in the recent Asean National Quiz Bee during Monday’s flag raising ceremony. Villarico will represent the country in the upcoming 8th ASEAN Quiz Bee. He is the first Baguio student to win in the national competition, dethroning perennial champion National Capital Region. -- Bong Cayabyab
Business
BURDENSOME -- Prices of petroleum products in Baguio and La Trinidad, Benguet, which are relatively higher compared to nearby lowland provinces continues to be burdensome to thousands of motorists and commuters up north.
-- Harley Palangchao
Sports
HE’S BACK -- Former ONE lightweight world champion Eduard Folayang (left) is back in the world title picture after a convincing unanimous decision against previously undefeated Russian Kharun Atlangeriev in one of the main cards of ONE: Unstoppable Dreams in  Singapore on May 18.
-- ONE photo
 
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