Dexter Dormitorio filed criminal cases of violation of the anti-hazing law, anti-torture and murder against seven PMA cadets for the killing of his younger brother Cadet. 4CL Darwin Dormitorio.
LAOAG CITY—With the academe, government, private sector and community all involved, almost 52,000 public high-school students and 1,781 of their teachers will be able to use 21st-century learning tools as they study Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (Stem).
THE management of the so-called Best Hotels of Baguio City have committed to continue finding ways of making the city’s tourism program better and contribute to the accomplishment of the city’s tourism goals.
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Efforts by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) to collect overdue rentals and other fees from business locators here are now paying off, with the agency expecting to collect P144.8 million either through upfront settlement or payment scheme in the next five years.
TUBA, Benguet—Thirty-seven of the more than 60 applicants interested in becoming geologic aides passed the recent screening done by the Philex Geo Aide Academy (PGAA), at Philex Mining Corp.’s Padcal mine in this province.
SN Aboitiz Power (SNAP) Group rolled out its scholarship program last week, inking agreements with Benguet State University (BSU), University of the Cordilleras (UC), University of the Philippines (UP) Baguio, Isabela State University (ISU), and Ifugao State University (IfSU).
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THE story of La Trinidad, Benguet, as a hydropower host community lives on as Hedcor, a subsidiary of AboitizPower, broke ground its newest run-of-river hydropower facility, the 19-megawatt (MW) Bineng combination hydro plant.
MORE than 5,000 pre-school pupils, including their parents, kicked off the monthlong Christmas in Baguio celebration last Friday with a parade at Session Road down to Melvin Jones.
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To improve the quality of connectivity for customers in Northern Luzon, PLDT wireless-subsidiary Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) has rolled out carrier-grade Smart Wi-fi across government offices, transportation hubs and tourist spots in Benguet, helping customers be more productive on the go.
TUBA, Benguet—Staying true to its commitment of support and respect for the culture of ethnic tribes, Philex Mining Corp. led a multisectoral parade and formal ceremonies held in Baguio City in celebration of the Indigenous Peoples’ Month and the 20th Anniversary of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Act (IPRA).
AIRASIA Group CEO Tony Fernandes is hoping for the full infrastructure development of the Clark international airport to boost Association of Southeast Asian Nations travel.
A PUBLIC high school in Baguio City has been chosen among the finalists for the National Search for Sustainable and Eco-friendly Schools, high-school category, for its environmental practices.
FIVE barangays in Tuba, Benguet, including San Pascual, Tadiangan, Nangalisan, Poblacion and Taloy Sur, have joined the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup recently, which aims to clean the polluted rivers affecting the marine environment.
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THREE commuter vans loaded with forest logs were apprehended by the police at Checkpoint View Deck, Kennon Road, Camp 7 Baguio City.
THE Clark Freeport Zone reported exports increased by 82 percent, or $1.08 billion, during the first six months of the year. Imports increased by $1.04 billion, or 79.45 percent.
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TUBA, Benguet—Saying that a leader always endorses safety measures, Philex Mining Corp. CEO and President Eulalio Austin Jr. challenged the company’s managers and supervisors to “reinvent the wheel” in thinking and defining strategies toward attaining the goal of zero fatality in the workplace, while achieving improved productivity.
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SM management commissioned the services of Deyan Construction to initially monitor the growth of the 30,000 agoho tree seedlings that were planted in Camp 7 and Santo Tomas area of the city-owned property and will plant the remaining 20,000 seedlings also in the same area this year. SM City Baguio management committed to plant a total of 500,000 tree seedlings spread over a 10-year period, equivalent to 50,000 tree seedlings annually starting this year, as part of its compensatory requirement of its mall expansion project even if the Department of Environment and Natural Resources required the management to plant 6,000 tree seedlings in lieu of the affected ones.
BEFORE Candon City and Vigan City in Ilocos Sur became a popular tourist destination, there was the sleepy town of Santiago.
ILOCOS Sur’s Vigan City has been chosen as one of the Seven Wonder Cities of the World by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) with plenty of reasons. Among them is what is considered a work of art, elegance and one-of-its-kind hospitality provided by Hotel Luna, one of the flagship destination hotels under the wings of Artstream Hospitality Management Group Inc. (AHMGI), and considered among the best hotels in the world, being a partner of World Hotels.
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By Mau Victa / Correspondent
THE woman who composed the music for Candon, Ilocos Sur’s town hymn and who continues to apply music to the Psalms for the regular Sunday Mass at Saint John de Sahagun Parish Church was once wrapped in music sheets, literally.