Issue of June 19, 2016

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Cordillera schools open doors to 300,000 learners

The first day of school in various provinces in the Cordillera went well according to the Department of Education when they welcomed 300,000 students in the various institutions.

PRESIDENT’S SIGNATURE POSE -- Pyrography artist Jordan Mang-osan uses an improvised magnifying lens in making the three-by-four-feet portrait of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte in his roofless studio at Bayabas, Pico, La Trinidad. Several individuals have planned to purchase the artwork which they intend to give the incoming President, who will assume the country’s top post on June 30.
-- Ofelia Empian

Cityhood bid for La Trinidad to be refilled in 17th Congress

The long-time bid to attain cityhood for La Trinidad, Benguet could be revived in the 17th Congress.

The city council of Baguio has again failed to pass the proposed Environment Code for the city this week but the body and the measure’s proponents are confident that the crucial piece of legislation will hurdle all points of scrutiny before June 30.

Armed robbers shot to death a businessman engaged in foreign currency exchange at the Baguio market and took away P2.9 million worth of cash in different currencies.

Aside from cabbage, Cordillera is also the top producer of carrots and white or Irish potato in the country, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority.
CHILDREN’S SUMMER CAMP -- SITEL Philippines held the first Children’s Summer Camp in Baguio wherein children and young relatives of its employees engaged in various workshops such as photography, painting, basketball, martial arts, among others. To be able to enroll a child, Sitel workers had to donate school supplies, which will soon be donated to the company’s school beneficiaries. More than a hundred children joined the summer camp, including those presenting their art works in the photo.
-- SITEL photo
GOTAD AD IFUGAO — Thousands of residents and visitors alike witnessed the parade of floats like the giant carabao-inspired float of Asipulo town during the celebration of the 50th founding anniversary of the province through its culture-bound “Gotad ad Ifugao” in the capital town of Lagawe. Numerous events and activities were also held last week to showcase the richness of the cultural heritage of the proud people.
-- Ofelia Empian

MEMORIAL TREE PLANTING -- Officers and members of Onjon ni Ivadoy plant tree varieties within the Ibaloy Heritage Garden at Burnham Park on June 12 to support the clean and green program of the city and to commemorate the death anniversary of Baguio Midland Courier editor Cecile C. Afable, who died on June 12, 2012.
-- Harley Palangchao
STATE-OF-THE ART -- Baguio Medical Center Director, Dr. Jennifer Claridad Balatian, and Mediaarchives Philippines Inc. President and GM Armando Quintong unveil the state of the art CT-scan and X-ray diagnostic center at BMC last week, as they announced cheaper and faster results for underserved patients in the locality and in neighboring towns.
-- Harley Palangchao
GOLDEN KAYABANG AWARDEES -- La Trinidad officials led by Mayor Edna Tabanda and Benguet Rep. Ronald Cosalan present the “Golden Kayabang” couple awardees for leadership and entrepreneurship during the 66th foundation anniversary of the capital town on June 16. The awardees are (starting from 4th-left) Samuel and Wenis Olman, Waldo and Juliet Pasi, and Jose and Candida Bayating.
-- Harley Palangchao
BEYOND BUSINESS -- The Baguio Country Clubhas partnered with the Physicians for Peace, Latter Day Saints Charities, and Jesse Robredo Foundation in reaching out to persons with disability by providing wheelchairs, talking watches, and white canes. In photo are beneficiaries of the ‘adaptable wheelchair’ Remedios Bagsao, 62, from Atok (right) and Reyem Keyster Dumangeng, 13. Joining them are BCC General Manager Anthony de Leon, Councilor Lulu Tabanda, Rehab Medical Coordinator of Physicians for Peace Dr. Josephine Robredo-Bundoc, Councilor Elaine Sembrano, and Reyem’s mother. -- Ofelia Empian
RUBBER MATCH SET -- Defending champions University of Baguio Cardinals arranged a deciding game against University of the Cordilleras Jaguars after winning game 2 of the men’s volleyball finals of the Baguio-Benguet Educational Athletic League Season 29 at their own gym on Thursday. The rubber match was set Saturday afternoon, June 18.
-- Harley Palangchao
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Baguio Country Club
Cordillera Career Development College
Department of Tourism – CAR
Department of Trade and Industry – CAR
Informatics Institute
Medline International Training Institute

Baguio Central University
Baguio Multicultural Institute
Department of Agriculture – CAR
Department of Health – CAR
Department of Tourism – CAR
Fox Elite Immigration Consultancy
King’s College of the Philippines
Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan
Philippine Veterans Bank
Philippine Women’s University – Baguio
Pines City Colleges
Regional Development Council & National Economic Development Authority – CAR
Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Benguet
Sutherland Global Services
University of Baguio

Assumption Medical Diagnostic Center
Baguio Center Mall
Baguio Heart and Lung Diagnostic Center, Inc.
Baguio Water District
Banco De Oro
Barangay 92.7 FM
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – CAR
C & Triple A Supermart
Congressman Ronald M. Cosalan
Cordillera Kidney Specialists, Inc.
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
Department of Public Works and Highways – CAR
Department of Science and Technology – CAR
Department of Trade and Industry – CAR
Fabulo Beauty and Image Salon
Far East Pacific Commercial
John Hay Management Corporation
Mother Earth Deli Basket
Nagomi Spa
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
Philex Mining Corporation
Philippine National Police – Police Regional Office – Cordillera
Pines International Academy Inc.
Pugad: Pugo Adventure
Rianella Printing Press
Social Security System
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