Lower Houses pass ‘Victory Day’ bill to remember Yamashita surrender

Lone District Representative Mark Go said that the Lower Houses has approved on third and final reading House Bill 3721 recognizing the importance of September 3 that marked the end of World War II in Baguio, where General Tomoyuki Yamashita signed the formal surrender documents. Go said it is befitting to remember the day as Victory Day not just in Baguio, but the entire country as it marked the end of the second World War in the Pacific.

Lower Houses pass ‘Victory Day’ bill to remember Yamashita surrender

Lone District Representative Mark Go said that the Lower Houses has approved on third and final reading House Bill 3721 recognizing the importance of September 3 that marked the end of World War II in Baguio, where General Tomoyuki Yamashita signed the formal surrender documents. Go said it is befitting to remember the day as Victory Day not just in Baguio, but the entire country as it marked the end of the second World War in the Pacific.

2017 Outstanding students in Cordillera awarded

THE Ten Outstanding Students in the Cordillera Administrative Region were awarded in the regional recognition ceremony last July 31 at the Hotel Supreme in Baguio City. This year's Oscars are Rou Jay Balagot, Brett Dales Maslang and Avjine Magwiling from the University of the Cordilleras; John Oliver De Vera, Zion Jemillinium Tam-awen, and Mark Neil Pageet from the Benguet State University; Hearthel Kate Buyuccan from the Ifugao State University; Oliver Lance Insigne from the Abra State Institute of Science and Technology; Mark Lorenzo Permalino from Saint Louis University, and Romane Jasmin Manos from the Easter College.

DA Food Skyway program offers new market for Zambo Peninsula fisher folks

Fishermen in Zamboanga Peninsula will soon have a larger market for their fish catch, especially during this month's peak season, as the Department of Agriculture will launch the so-called Philippine Food Skyway program later this month, according to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources . BFAR Regional Director Isidro Velayo Jr. on Thursday said that they are currently preparing the mechanisms to collect the surplus catch that cannot be absorbed by the local market and the fish processing industries in the region.