Issue of July 8, 2018
Mt. Province

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DPWH targets to start Kennon rehab by 2019

Geologists from the Department of Public Works and Highways main office last week have inspected Kennon Road, which is closed indefinitely to vehicular traffic following consecutive accidents caused by erosions and landslides.

COMMUNITY WORK -- Some residents work together in preparing rice to be planted in a community rice field in Nangalisan, Tuba, Benguet. With the abundance of water that irrigates vast tracts of farms, the community enjoy two cropping seasons in a year. In Tabuk City, Kalinga, farmers enjoy abundant harvest in the city labeled as the “Rice Bowl” of the Cordillera.
-- Harley Palangchao/Redjie Cawis

With the millions of Facebook posts mentioning National Basketball Association’s man of the hour LeBron James, one particular post stands out last week as it doesn’t play critic to the latter’s transfer to the Los Angeles Lakers but calls out to him to help him extend his life.

Indigenous communities through their elders and leaders and the Coheco Badeo Corporation have recently signed a memorandum of agreement that paves the way for the construction of a 500-megawatt pumped storage hydro project in Kibungan, Benguet.

Sobriety called among Kalingas

City Mayor Mauricio Domogan called for sobriety amidst fear of a violent dispute that might victimize innocent Kalinga students and in Baguio.

10 percent of city babies born from teen moms

Close to 10 percent of the number of children born in Baguio are delivered by teenage mothers.

S/Supt. Ramil Saculles will remain as the head of the Baguio City Police Office until such time that Camp Crame has submitted the list of five nominees for BCPO directorship after Malacañang ordered a status quo.
CALL FOR PEACE -- Mayor Mauricio Domogan convened the leaders of Kalinga groups and organizations in the City of Baguio including members of the Baguio City Police Office who are from Kalinga to appeal for sobriety after news of a brewing tribal war in Kalinga following shooting incidences in the province surfaced. -- Ryan Mangusan
ALTERNATE ROUTE TO BAGUIO -- The secondary national highway connecting Benguet and La Union via the Nangalisan-San Pascual-Tubao Road is now open to vehicular traffic and serves as a shorter route coming in and out of Baguio from Manila when the gridlock occurs at the Aspiras-Palispis (Marcos) Highway. The Office of Rep. Ronald Cosalan has sourced out P250 million for the development of the Benguet side of the highway.
-- Rose Celine Jimenez
TEN YEARS -- Benguet officials led by Gov. Crescencio Pacalso (middle) together with SNAP-Benguet officials led by Assistant Vice President and Plant Manager Fernan Tongco, Aboitiz Power Coal Business Unit President and COO Danel Aboitiz, SNAP Group President and CEO Joseph Yu, SN Power SVP and Country Director Tor Stokke, and the Royal Norwegian Embassy’s Deputy Head of Mission Kristian Netland marked the 10th year anniversary of SNAP-Benguet at the Ambuklao hydroelectric power plant in Bokod, Benguet.
-- Contributed photo

HIGHLIGHTING GOOD NUTRITION -- Members of the Baguio City National High School Special Program in the Arts highlight the value of good nutrition during an interpretative dance number at the launching of the 2018 Nutrition Month at the City Hall grounds on Monday. -- Bong Cayabyab

ENDURING RELATIONS -- The Filipino-American Friendship Day in Baguio has been highlighted with series of events from wreath laying rites honoring great Americans who helped build the city to musical and dance performances. The Filipino-American people-to-people ties are one of the most enduring partnerships in Asia. -- Charlene Favi
SIGNIFICANT AGREEMENT -- The construction of a 500-megawatt pumped-storage hydro project in Kibungan, Benguet will commence anytime soon after the signing of a memorandum of agreement detailing the significant roles and conditions of all parties involved and affected by the project. The project worth more or less P30 billion is capable of producing 1,032,000,000 kilowatt hours per annum. -- Contributed photo
AGAINST ALL ODDS -- Off-road enthusiasts from Baguio and Benguet saw action in the extreme and stock divisions of the 4th Kapangan 4x4 off-road challenge held at Datakan, Kapangan, Benguet on weekend.
-- Rose Celine Jimenez

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National Grid Corporation of the Philippines
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BSBT College, Inc.
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Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
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Fabulo Beauty and Image Salon
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King’s College of the Philippines
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