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Letters: Bauko had electricity already in the 80’s

By ABRAHAM M. DE CASTRO
I had to clarify that actually, Bauko had electricity already back in the 1980’s. It was through the efforts and hard work of my brother in law, the late Cong. Victor S. Dominguez (who was an Assemblyman then), that accomplished this. In fact, Mountain Province had electricity ahead of the province of Benguet which was geographically closer to Baguio City.

Ifugao goes to court to stop parking building

BAGUIO CITY — In Banaue town of Ifugao where the world known rice terraces are found, the residents filed a case in court to stop the construction of a P55 million worth medium rise building which will be used for parking vehicles.

Sagada folks divided on new road

SAGADA, Mountain Province — “Study first before deciding” remains the best suggestion arising from the Church of St. Mary the Virgin (CSMV) Vestry, which hosted a multi-sectoral consultation-“workshop” held June 29th in relation to the proposed national road that shall traverse the mission property.

Statements: Perwisyo ang dulot ng sabay-sabay na mga “road projects” sa Baguio

Ang mga road projects na ito sa ilalim ng Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-National ay sinimulang ipatupad Marso nitong taon, habang walang naganap na information dissemination sa mga residente at apektadong sektor sa syudad. Ito ay nag-resulta sa malawakang disgusto sa mga residente ng Baguio, sapagkat maging ang mga kalsada sa loob ng mga barangay ay nadadamay sa trapiko, gawa ng hindi madaanan ang mga mayor na kalsada sa CBD (central business district) area. Ang mga “road rehabilitations” na ito ay nagreresulta sa hindi paggalaw ng trapik dahil sa kawalan ng mga kalsadang madadaanan. Malaki ang negatibong epekto nito sa buhay at kabuhayan ng mga residente, manggagawa, at mga estudyante sa syudad.

NCCA cautions Baguio on developing historical sites

BAGUIO CITY — To avoid problems in the future, the officials of the City Government of Baguio should adopt a cautious approach in terms of employing development on government properties which are marked for their historical significance, advised a representative from the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

DPWH addresses road issues amid citizen rage-posts

BAGUIO CITY — In an effort to address the public outrage among residents and tourists concerning the 44 simultaneous road projects across this city, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Baguio City District Engineering Office held a dialogue with concerned citizens on April 10, clearing issues and answering questions on how the office determines prospective road projects in the city’s national roads.

RDC execs favors TPLEX original route

By ALDWIN QUITASOL www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Members of the Regional Development Council (RDC) Cordillera Executive Committee through Committee Resolution numbered 5 …

Truckers back Cosalan on TPLEX rerouting

By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Benguet vegetable truckers backed claims of Congressman Ronald Cosalan that rerouting the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union …