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Convention center repairs 'unacceptable'

(News Release courtesy of Sunstar Baguio published on 16 October 2019)

BAGUIO City Administrator Boni Dela Peña said rehabilitation work at the Baguio Convention Center will not be approved by the City.

He revealed major glitches in work done on the convention center, saying during the Ms. Baguio pageant in September, the ceiling of the main hall was in danger of collapsing, forcing him to call the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for help.

Magsaysay vendors asks to remain in building

(News Release courtesy of Baguio Midland Courier published on 13 October 2019)

Eighteen vendors occupying the Magsaysay Building at the Baguio Public Market are asking the city government to postpone the implementation of the notice to vacate issued earlier due to the building’s dangerous and hazardous status.

In a dialogue with City Administrator Bonifacio dela Peña last Oct. 10, the vendors pleaded for them to continue operating their businesses while the city has yet to finalize its plan for the redevelopment of the market.

Mayor issues new road clearing order as campaign continues

(News Release courtesy of Baguio Midland Courier published on 13 October 2019)

Mayor Benjamin Magalong warned anew business owners and residents in the city to refrain from using and obstructing roads near their properties to avoid the penalty of continuously ignoring the national and local government orders on road clearing operations.

600 Runners to Join The North Face 100 Marathon

(News Release courtesy of Herald Express published on 13 October 2019)

BAGUIO CITY – 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

(News Release courtesy of Herald Express published on 13 October 2019)

BAGUIO CITY  – 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.