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Villar’s realty group begins cutting 53 pine trees in Baguio

Jun 26, 2020 - 7:58 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources gives Vista Residences Inc a special private land timber permit during the pandemic

VISTA Residences Inc starts cutting old growth pine trees behind the presidential mansion while Baguio City awaits Malacañang action on the LGU’s proposed moratorium on tree cutting. Photo courtesy of Jo An Jaja Marquez

IN PHOTOS: Forest fires hit parts of Baguio and Benguet

Feb 22, 2020 - 10:52 PM

Lack of rains and easterly winds fan these fires, which hit mostly uninhabited areas

Fire in Tublay. Photo courtesy if BFP Tublay

2 killed in mudslide at Baguio condominium construction site

Jun 13, 2018 - 6:51 PM

Patrick Lachica and Hanna Hurago are human resources personnel of the construction firm laying down the foundation for the Mega Pines condominium project

RETRIEVAL. Baguio 911 responders, fire personnel, and volunteers retrieve the victims’ bodies from under mudslide at Sandico Street, Baguio City, on June 13, 2018. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

UP Baguio launches 'car-less Wednesday' campaign

Aug 07, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The campaign s goal is two pronged: to reduce the university s carbon footprint and to encourage people to walk or ride bicycles

POLLUTED AND CONGESTED? The University of the Philippines - Baguio launches a campaign to address the problems of pollution and congestion in Baguio City. All photos by Alexa Yadao

#PHVote: 'The Baguio we want'

Mar 04, 2016 - 10:24 PM

Students teachers and members of civil society and religious groups join hands to save the soul of the country s summer capital