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“Unjon” literally translated from the English word “union” was chosen to name an organization of Baguio-Benguet natives. Their convening elder then emphasized the importance of standing united or of being united as a people, “no one should be quarreling (angry arguing)” she said, “ayshi e menbakbakhal (pangkep ni bohday, ni pilak et nu ngaran e panbakbakhalenjo…)”.
BAGUIO CITY — Tongtongan ti Umili co-sponsored by the Saint Louis Center Alumni Association held a forum on people’s issues and prospects in celebration of Baguio City’s 108th charter anniversary at the Saint Louis Center Social Hall, Assumption Road last September 1, 2017.
Ti basi (bá.si) ket arak nga aramid dagiti Ilokano manipud iti bennal (sugarcane juice) ti unas. Mailambong daytoy kakuyog ti lomboy wenno aniaman a mailaok a prutas wenno ubbak/ukis ti kayo a pampabanglo ken tapno agmaris kayumanggi, malaokan iti bubod ken mayadi iti burnay. Kadawyan maikali ti burnay iti daga nga apag-tangwa ti ngarab ken kalubna.
“Summer Capital of the Philippines,” “Panagbenga,” “Character City…” famous words attached to the city of Baguio. Tourists both foreign and local, put Baguio in their bucket list of scenic spots they want to visit.
The proposal to construct a multi-level podium parking system at the Burnham Park complex is just a symptom of a larger issue of the quality of governance that is right now being administered in the city.
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Since the Marcos dictatorship to date there are some 1857 victims of enforced disappearance in the Philippines: 759 were documented disappeared from 1971 to 1986 under the Marcos Dictatorship, 810 victims under the Corazon Aquino administration; 19 under Ramos; 38 under Estrada; 202 under Arroyo’s nine years; and 29 under Benigno Simeon Aquino III. Human rights monitoring shows there are four confirmed enforced disappearances under Duterte in his first year as president.
BAGUIO CITY — “In times when the rule of law gets lambasted by no less than the agents of government themselves at the expense of innocent people’s lives, Law Students are called upon to face the challenge to put their learning into practice by spreading their knowledge to empower the people.
BAGUIO CITY — Baguio City Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan slammed the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) central office for presenting a report identifying the city as a marijuana producer.
Baguio Indigenous Elders Assembly.
BAGUIO CITY — Department of Agriculture (DA) Cordillera Regional Exuecutive Director Lorenzo Caranguian revealed that they received a letter signed by an official from Malacañang ordering the agency to stop the on-going demolition of illegal structures within the 94-hectare property of DA at Dontogan Barangay of Baguio City at Mt. Sto. Tomas.