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May 9 local and nat’l elections:
Baguio officials retain posts w/ landslide win

The electorate of Baguio City voted for the same people who have been in the political scene for several years now.


STILL GO-MAG-WAN IN BAGUIO -- The City Board of Canvassers has proclaimed on May 10 Rep. Mark Go, Mayor Benjamin Magalong, Vice Mayor Faustino Olowan, along with the eight incumbent and four comebacking councilors as winners in the May 9 local and national elections at the Baguio Convention Center. -- Harley Palangchao


The former mayor of Paracelis, Mountain Province, currently a fugitive after he was convicted for illegal logging and theft and was disqualified by the Commission on Elections, won in his comeback bid in the mayoralty race.

Just like most of the 81 provinces in the Philippines, voters in the Cordillera also overwhelmingly gave the mandate to the tandem of former Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and their Senate slate.

 
Adopted son Yap leads winners in Benguet poll
Most of the incumbent provincial and municipal officials in Benguet will return to serve the public for the next three years after winning in the May 9 polls.
 
Baguio boy top 2 graduate of PMA
Baguio boy Kevin John Pastrana of Irisan barangay emerged as the salutatorian of the 214-strong members of the Philippine Military Academy “Bagsik-Diwa” Class of 2022 who will graduate at the Borromeo Field, Fort Del Pilar, Baguio City on May 15.
 
 
 
 
 
 
City
CREAM OF THE CROP -- The top 10 graduates of the Philippine Military Academy “Bagsik-Diwa” Class of 2022 led by valedictorian, First Class Cadet Krystlenn Quemado of Koronadal City and salutatorian, 1CL Kevin John Pastrana of Baguio City, posed for posterity in one of the landmarks of PMA at Fort del Pilar, Baguio City. The 214-strong class members will graduate at the Borromeo Field today, May 15, with President Rodrigo Duterte as the guest of honor and speaker. -- PMA handout photo
Region
REELECTED -- Municipal Elections Officer Romeo Aguilar proclaimed incumbent La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda and Vice Mayor Roderick Awingan as winners in the May 9 elections. Also proclaimed were the eight members of the municipal council. -- Redjie Cawis


ENVIRONMENT
FOOTBRIDGES FOR DEVELOPMENT -- The Department of Public Works and Highways-Cordillera has built and improved six footbridges connecting communities in Barangay Betwagan, Sadanga, Mountain Province. Funded under the 2021 General Appropriations Act, the P14.7 million project also included the provision of slope protection structures such as grouted ripraps that fortify the footbridges by protecting its foundations and limiting possible damage caused by scouring. -- DPWH-CAR photo


Health
RECOGNIZING FRONTLINERS -- The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Advisory Board led by its president Ram Sharma handed over on May 10 to Dr. Ricardo Runez, medical center chief II, the certificates of recognition for the more than 500 frontliners during the Covid-19 pandemic. McDonalds Insular branch has also donated chicken meal stubs to the frontliners as part of the treat. Also in photo are (from left) Teofilo Rivera, OIC, Health and Allied Professional Services; Chief Nurse Joselito Datud; Maria Magdalena Dawawong, Gloria Jasa; Nonnette Bennett, advisory board member;  Ramlabhaya T. Sharma, advisory board  chair; Stella De Guia, board member; Joseph Rulla, ABM; and Vilma Moltio, chief administrative officer. -- Contributed photo
Business
SUSTAINED PUBLIC SERVICE -- Three barangays from Tadian, Sadanga and Natonin, Mountain Province received assistance under the barangay development projects/programs of the Mountain Province provincial government with Executive Assistant George Lumiwes supervising the turnover ceremonies. -- Contributed photo
Sports
BOUND FOR GOLD -- Team Lakay’s Jean Claude Saclag and Gina Iniong-Araos, both members of the Samahang Kickboxing ng Pilipinas, will advance to the gold medal matches in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. Other Cordilleran athletes have settled for silver and bronze medals. -- Contributed photos
 
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