Baguio Minute 7
It's getting hotter in Baguio. The city redeemed itself when a Kankanaey lass from Bakun and a student of Baguio Central University topped the nationwide Nursing Board exam. Six other students from BGU and SLU made it to the Top 10. This after two years of the nursing exam leakage scandal which originated in Baguio in 2006. The Villards Cup of Sen. Manny Villar kicked off in SM Baguio and the finals will be disputed by Jerome Gomez and Django Bustamante. Comelec regional direcotr Armand Velasco is set to become commissioner but an anonymous hate letter questioned his credibility i.e. his academic background including taking the bar five times and being kicked out in SLU and University of the East. There were also allegations of him making kickback money by kicking out candidates who should have won. Velasco said that an inisder is repsonsible for this letter. The Irisan dumpsite will again be open because the city is spending too much money sending its basura to Tarlac. Irisan residents who forcibly closed the site last year leading to its non-use were also charged in court. The city also defended the dumping of garbage at the Archery range in Athletic Bowl saying that these are sacks of compost. Tuba residents diverted the water leading to the Asin hydropower plants which is owned by the city. The Tadiangan-Nangalisan Hydro Ancestral Landowners Association (TNHALA) wanted compensation. The PMA held its alumni homecoming Saturday with adopted senators Loren Legarda and Mar Roxas in tow. Procor Chief Eugene Martin was replaced by a general implicated in the so-called Euro Generals Scandal.