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Baguio praises US role as Left blasts Americans

The summer capital owes much to the American colonial government, which designed and built Baguio City at the start of the 20th century.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Solon charged with water pollution

Representative Nicasio Aliping Jr. PHOTO from http://www.congress.gov.ph

BAGUIO CITY—Rep. Nicasio Aliping Jr. is facing charges in the city’s Pollution Adjudication Board in connection with the alleged pollution of water sources of Baguio City and nearby communities, an official of  Baguio Water District (BWD) said on Friday.   In a complaint filed on June 26, BWD blamed an illegal road construction attributed to [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Turning Baguio streets into pedestrian malls

BELIEVE it or not, this could be downtown Session Road in Baguio City if it turns into a pedestrian mall, in this artist rendition by Teresita Enciso. JOEL ARTHUR TIBALDO/CONTRIBUTOR

Time and again, the idea of converting Baguio City’s main streets into pedestrian malls has been advocated as quickly as it is abandoned once irate businessmen step in to quash that proposal.

Posted: June 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Environmentalists expand coalition vs tree cutting

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Environmental advocates who have opposed the cutting of trees in Pangasinan province and Baguio City are spearheading the formation of a coalition to save trees threatened by government projects, running priest Fr. Robert Reyes said here on Tuesday.

Posted: June 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lost stories of Baguio liberators’ heroism

WAR VETERANS A few surviving members of the 66th Infantry, which helped liberate Baguio City from the Japanese Imperial Army 69 years ago, assemble for a city government celebration at Veterans Park on Sunday. VINCENT CABREZA/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Igorot guerrillas helped liberate the city from Japanese occupation forces 69 years ago but a new generation of Filipinos ought to be taught once more about their heroism because it is barely reflected in current textbooks, the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) superintendent said on Sunday.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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