BLISTT border checkpoints continue

BAGUIO CITY – The BLISTT Governing Council composed of the chief executives of the BLISTT (Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay) decided to continue their efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Border checkpoints will again be enforced from January 10 to 24. This is to address the high daily… Read more »

BLISTT Council initiate Recovery and Rehab Plan

BAGUIO CITY – Amidst the social and economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mayors of the BLISTT set the foundations for the rehabilitation and continuing development of the Cordillera’s southern growth node. The Mayors had an emergency meeting on March 18 to address immediate concerns regarding the proper implementation of the enhanced community quarantine… Read more »

BLISTT Mayors unify community quarantine implementation

BAGUIO CITY – The Mayors of the Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba and Tublay (BLISTT) growth area agree to follow Baguio City’s lead in implementing various enhanced community quarantine guidelines particularly on the restrictions on travel and mobility to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The mayors met on March 18 to address… Read more »

Mayor Magalong to champion BLISTT investment deals

BAGUIO CITY – Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, as Chairman of the Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) Council, recognized the importance of extending investments outside of his city and committed to champion the BLISTT economic growth node as the focus of his many negotiations with potential investors. This was discussed… Read more »

BLISTT Mayors address traffic concerns

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) Development Council addressed the major traffic and transportation issues that have affected the BLISTT area in a meeting on December 4, 2019. Earlier, NEDA-CAR, as the secretariat of the BLISTT Council, gathered experts from the government sector to provide strategies in… Read more »

Baguio Candidates address Cordi autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – Two separate forums were conducted by the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB) and Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Baguio Chapter in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency-CAR (PIA-CAR) on April 12 and 13 respectively, Congressional and Mayoralty candidates of the City of Baguio recognized the implications of the pursuit… Read more »

Baguio Barangays raise autonomy as election concern

BAGUIO CITY – The 17th district of Baguio City included autonomy as one of their primary concerns during their 1st quarter General Assembly held in South Sanitary Camp, Baguio City on March 26, 2019 where Vladimir Cayabas, as member of the Regional Development Council and Autonomy IEC speakers’ bureau served as resource speaker. The 17th… Read more »

More Baguio barangays for Cordillera autonomy

Raising awareness – A barangay official of Baguio City inquires on how to include discussions on Cordillera autonomy in their respective barangay. BAGUIO CITY – The around 250 more Baguio barangay officials from districts 11-20 attended the second batch of discussion on Cordillera autonomy towards federalism last November 12. Autonomy advocates and NEDA-CAR presented the… Read more »

Barangay officials open for regional autonomy

One Cordillera – Baguio City officials participate in a forum on the regional advocacy of Cordillera autonomy towards federalism led by the Baguio City LGU and NEDA-CAR. BAGUIO CITY – Over 300 Barangay officials from districts 1 to 10 of Baguio City gathered last October 29 at Teachers’ Camp, Baguio City for a whole-day forum… Read more »