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 outer circumferential roadworks ahead of schedule

On November 4, the Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee led by Committee Chair and NEDA-CAR Regional Director Milagros Rimando visited five sections of the BLISTT (Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay) outer circumferential ring which aims to provide drivers alternative routes to avoid the congestion of the urban areas of La Trinidad and… Read more »

BLISTT mayors discuss Baguio tourism strategy

BAGUIO CITY – BLISTT mayors discussed Baguio City’s strategy for its re-opening to tourists from Region 1. The mayors of La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay called for the BLISTT council meeting on October 1 to clarify the role of the surrounding local government units and the implications of the City’s re-opening on their… Read more »

BLISTT Council, Cordillera plan for extended ECQ

BAGUIO CITY – On April 8, with over ten days since the last confirmed case of COVID-19 infection in the area, the mayors of Baguio City, La Trinidad and the rest of the BLISTT (Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay) Governing Council met with frontline regional line agencies and NEDA-CAR as secretariat to… Read more »

BLISTT initiates coordinated response to COVID 19

BAGUIO CITY – As new challenges emerge, BLISTT mayors meet once more during the second week of the ECQ. They agree to create BLISTT-wide community quarantine policies to avoid confusion and address emerging issues given the towns’ socio-economic interdependence. BLISTT Chair and Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong emphasized the need for urgent reciprocity and complementing… 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 »