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Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong plans to bring his tested contact tracing strategy nationwide as he trains more tracers in interviewing and using a new digital 'contract tracing e-system'
Public Works Secretary Mark Villar is 'isolation czar,' Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong is 'tracing czar,' and Health Undersecretary Leopoldo Vega is 'treatment czar'
Mayor Benjamin Magalong has trained Baguio’s contact tracers to use a police questioning technique. They’re sharing it with neighboring towns in Benguet.
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'In replacement of the 54 pine trees, we are turning over a total of 10,800 seedlings,' says Vista Residences, which is under fire from environmentalists for cutting trees in one of Baguio City's last pine forest stands
Mayor Benjamin Magalong says Dr Tony Leachon was one of his advisers in plotting the widely praised coronavirus response of Baguio City
(UPDATED) Mayor Francis Zamora tells Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong he was asleep in his car, unaware that his police escort ignored the border control checkpoint as his 6-vehicle convoy proceeded to the Baguio Country Club
Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong appeals to the government's coronavirus task force to reclassify the city as under modified general community quarantine
'If you ask me if it is true that we only have 18 cases, I don't think so,' says Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong
Rhenan Diwas and Dr. Stephanie Buliyat say they planned for a #perfectvision2020 wedding, but the coronavirus got in the way and turned it into #ourmaskwedding
Mayor Benjamin Magalong says a review of the best practices in managing the coronavirus pandemic includes having a hospital exclusive to patients with the viral infection
The Artificial Intelligence Scan Analyzer’s results are 'not conclusive and confirmatory but will give the city a heads-up on whether or not a patient is a probable COVID-19 case,' Mayor Benjamin Magalong says
Mayor Benjamin Magalong also suspends the night market along Harrison Road for 14 days starting Tuesday, March 10
Those who fail to pay the penalties will face cases, Mayor Benjamin Magalong writes in his demand letter to those caught by the Smoke-free Task Force
A statement by defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana says Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong ordered a citywide lockdown. Magalong, however, denies it.
(3rd UPDATE) The Sunday openings of Session Road are also suspended for now
The rehabilitation of Baguio will start with the 3 T's: trees, traffic, and tourism
From 6 pm on Friday, November 22, until 6 pm on Monday, November 25, Kennon Road will be open to traffic heading into Baguio for light vehicles weighing 5 tons or less.
The mayor of Baguio City sends a letter to Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta about the 'bully' judge Nelson V. Largo
We also gauge his first 100 days as mayor, according to how he has delivered on these 10 identified priorities
'He can always write us, even direct, request directly to me,' says Philippine National Police General Oscar Albayalde
A moratorium on new commercial buildings is also approved, says Mayor Benjamin Magalong, and only a formal communication is being awaited
Baguio City Hall also puts in place stricter security measures
(UPDATED) 'Hindi ko alam kung anong gustong ipalabas ni General Magalong,' says an irked PNP chief General Oscar Albayalde
The plan includes converting forested land identified as protected zones into eco-parks to provide green areas for residents and at the same time keep land speculators at bay
The trunks of the trees within the property of Northbelle Properties Incorporated are bored with large holes, and chemicals are injected to dehydrate them
Here are the first-term mayor's plans for the Asin mini-hydropower plants, Burnham Park, Baguio City Market
Former CIDG chief Benjamin Magalong promises Baguio City a clean environment, improved traffic, and safe neighborhoods
Retired police general Benjamin Magalong tells a Muntinlupa judge that they learned Rafael Ragos 'was involved in extorting and receiving payola from high profile inmates'
Benjamin Magalong sees his run as a 'moral obligation'
Two investigations – one in Manila and another in Quantico Virginia – on the documents related to the Ragua heirs land claim in Quezon City yield interesting and possibly far reaching results
After 38 years of service Police Director Benjamin Magalong known to most as the police general who led the probe into the botched ‘Oplan Exodus ’ retires
PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa bids goodbye to his big brother in the Command Group
Authorities say they are scouring areas where the alleged bagman of Senator Leila de Lima is believed to be hiding
The big question is who will the senators believe especially after Duterte declares he believes the police?
But Metro Manila’s top cop says it would be wrong to label it as an instance of ‘police brutality’
Ayaw na ayaw ko na may nasasaktan na Pilipino But I cannot let emotions get the best of me says the chief of the PNP
Chinese inmates who are also drug lords are protected by gangs They compete in terms of quality of meth and prices says high profile inmate Jaybee Sebastian
Lawmakers instead plan to use Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino s testimony on the 2014 NBP raid in a separate joint hearing
The neophyte senator and former justice secretary says redundancy and personality related issues are the reasons why the PNP s CIDG was looped out of the operation
Police Director Joel Pagdilao and retired Deputy Director General Marcelo Garbo Jr are mentioned in two separate testimonies at the House inquiry on the alleged proliferation of drugs at the New Bilibid Prison
UPDATED Police Director Benjamin Magalong says the PNP s CIDG was left out in the December 2014 Bilibid raid even if they suggested the operation in the first place
But Police Director Benjamin Magalong acting PNP deputy chief for operations says the strong support of President Rodrigo Duterte and PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa is boosting their confidence to fight illegal drugs
Police Director Benjamin Magalong currently the head of the Directorate for Research and Development will soon be the deputy chief operations of the 160 000 strong police force
The police general who headed the PNP s probe into the controversial operation says they ve already moved on but adds We ll have to move on again
The city wide series of raids is supervised by no less than CIDG Director Benjamin Magalong
Even when he was in a meeting with the President the Interior Secretary and Executive Secretary Director Ricardo Marquez says he wasn t exactly sure if he was going to be the next chief of the PNP
President Benigno Aquino III says he wants to rush the appointment of several key government officials – the post of PNP chief included – but he’d rather take his time than have regrets in the end
The grumblings in the Philippine National Police should not be taken lightly
President Benigno Aquino III has not yet filled in the nearly 4 month vacancy in the PNP crucial to the operational effectiveness of the 150 000 strong police force