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ULTRA MARATHON

 100 Ultra   Trail   Challenge  ASIA Pacific  Series  is back on Baguio and Itogon, Benguet  says  Northface Brand  Executive Renz Que during a  briefing attended by  City Administrator Bonifacio dela Pena and representatives from government offices concerned. The Baguio-Itogon 100 Kilometers , 50K is slated on October 19 while the 22K and 11K  will be on  October 20. Local and foreign participants are expected to join the said event. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

DA expands ceded land to Baguio

The local government was able to convince the agriculture department to increase to over 1 hectares the portion of the 94-hectare Baguio Dairy Farm that was previously ceded to the city through a deed of usufruct signed between former Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan and erstwhile Agriculture secretary and now Mindanao Development Authority (MIND) chairman Emmanuel Pinol.

Proposed waste to energy plant to produce 3mw of renewable energy

City Administrator Bonifacio dela Pena disclosed that the proposed waste to energy plant that will be established in the city will be capable of producing at least 3.4 megawatts of renewable energy from the prevailing volume of biodegradable waste generated by the households in the city daily.

City to purchase 7-hectare private land for tree farm

The local government will be purchasing a 7-hectare private land located within the boundary of Baguio City and Tuba, Benguet which will be used as a public tree farm for the growing of assorted tree species that will be distributed to individuals and groups interested to actively participate in the efforts to bring back the greenery of available spaces in the different parts of the city.

600 runners to join The North Face 100 marathon

Some six hundred local and foreign runners are expected to join this year’s edition of The North Face 100 trail running event which will be held in Baguio City passing through the trails of Itogon and Tuba towns.

The annual trail running event has been divided into 4 categories, the 100-kilometer trail run, the 50-kilometer run, the 22-kilometer race and the 11-kilometer race.

North Face 100 marathon to boost Baguio Sports Tourism

The city government is elated over the return of The North Face 100 marathon in the city because it will help boost the present administration’s agenda of having a revitalized tourism industry.

City Administrator Bonifacio dela Peña said that the return of one of the country’s prestigious trail running events, The North Face 100, is considered an added promotion of the city and its neighboring towns as one of the premier sports tourism events in the country.

Mayor’s search for truth gets support

The City Council passed a resolution expressing the city’s officialdom and citizens’ strong support to Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong in his quest for truth and standing on what is right and good, especially during the ongoing inquiry on the ‘Agaw Bato’ issue.

City no longer entertaining proposals on Asin hydro plants

The City Council approved a resolution expressing the strong support of the city government’s officialdom to the stand of  Mayor Benjamin B. Magalong for the city to no longer entertain any proposals from Goldlink Global Energy Corp. in so far as it affects the operation of the city-owned Asin hydroelectric plants in Tuba, Benguet to fastrack the resolution of the case filed by the city before the energy department.

Baguio bocaps back BENECO streetlight proposal

The Liga ng mga Barangay–Baguio City chapter affirmed its support to the proposal of the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) that was formally submitted to the city government prescribing the terms and conditions on the maintenance and operation of the city’s streetlight system.

City, PSA hold infographics exhibit

The city government and the Cordillera office of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA-CAR) formally opened an infographics exhibit at the city hall lobby to showcase important data about the city and the region to guide policy makers and decision makers in the crafting and formulation of programs, projects and activities that will perk up the city and region’s economy.