BAGUIO CITY – the heat of elections is over in this mountain resort with old faces back in the seat of power, to serve for three years and more if extended by the people.
Triumphant by a margin in the race for the Lone district of Baguio for a seat in the House of Representatives is Councilor Nicasio Aliping Jr. garnering a total number of 38,762 votes over rival Marquez Go with 35,944 votes and re-electionist Cong. Bernardo Vergara with 23,865 votes.
For the Mayoral race, Mayor Mauricio Domogan wins 49,819 votes to remain as the father of the city over LP standard bearer Atty. Jose Molintas with 44,858 votes and former Mayor Ramon Labo who slid down to 4,176 votes.
"The Role of Chinese Culture in a Globalized World" will be discussed by a German authority on the issue in a symposium set on Wednesday (May 23) at 1:00 p.m. at the multi-purpose hall of the city hall.
Dr. Peter Kupfer, formerly of the Chinese Language and Culture Department of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany, will be the launching speaker in a series of symposia being organized by the Selected Outstanding Citizens of Baguio, in coordination with the Baguio-Filipino Chinese Community.
With the political hustings over, Baguio turns to folk and country music as home-bred musicians the likes of Conrad Marzan, Mhia Tibunsay and lawyer Bubut Olarte reunite in a concert-for-a-cause this Monday evening at the Cobalt Building of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.
Igorot song writer and balladeer Bryan Aliping, soloists Alma Angiwan and Liza Noble, journalists March Fianza and Alfred Dizon, farmer-turned-preacher Dick Oakes and other musicians with a heart will join them in the pro bono performance. So will the folk and country band of the Philippine National Police based at Camp Dangwa.
BAGUIO CITY – The city will resume the review and evaluation of the city's Roadside Inspection, Testing and Monitoring Team (RITMT) policies and procedures in a meeting set for tomorrow (Monday) at the Heritage Park in Dominican Hill.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan will convene the members of the technical working group (TWG) to continue the assessment to correct the loopholes in said policies before the same can be re-implemented.
MASS OATH-TAKING- Our Honorable Mauricio Domogan leading the participants of the Mass Oath-Taking Ceremony and Orientation of the Newly Hired Teachers and Non-Teaching Personnel under the program of the Department of Education Cordillera Administrative Region Division of Baguio City and the Government of Baguio last 7th of May, 2013 at the Baguio City National High School Auditorium. For the first time in history, their heads summed up to a total of 289, making it the most number of teachers hired in an instant. The program upholds the teachers' chance to practice their profession in different year levels, share their knowledge and skills and be the role models for our new leaders tomorrow.
Baguio City Board of Canvassers Atty. Reddy Balarbar (2nd. fr. L) of the COMELEC Baguio Office together with City Prosecutor Gloria Agunos (4th fr. L ) and Dep-Ed Superintendent Dr. Estella Leon Carino (extreme R) raise the hands to proclaim the top three officials that shall lead Baguio in the next three years. They are Congressman Elect Nicasio Aliping Jr. (extreme L), Mayor Elect Mauricio G. Domogan (4th fr. L) and Vice Mayor Elect Daniel Farinas ( 2nd. fr . R).
SUBIC, Zambales - The Cinderella magic is still there, albeit spinning silver instead of gold this time, at the end of the Luzon leg of the annual Beach Football competitions at sundown last Sunday on the waterfront of the Lighthouse Marina Hotel here.
The Baguio Cinderellas, so named for consistently winning tournaments for over two decades now despite having to scrounge for funds just to reach the playing fields, topped the eliminations but faltered in the final game to settle for second place.
The city is taking the following more seriously than just a motherhood statement: "It takes a village to educate a child".
That's practically the over-all reason why it's launching anew this Monday morning "Brigada Eskwela", the nation-wide program that taps various sectors of the community in preparing school facilities in time for the the return of children to the city's public schools.
City mayor Mauricio Domogan and city schools superintendent Estela Carino will preside over the launching of the annual program infront of the city hall, according to lawyer Agustin Laban, administrative officer of the city schools division office.
BAGUIO CITY - The city government of Baguio in partnership with the Civil Service Commission conducted symposia on "RACE (Responsible, Accessible, Courteous and Effective Public Service) towards a Smoke-Free Service" last May 16 and 17 to about 225 city hall employees. This is in line with the city's campaign for a 100 percent smoke-free in Baguio.
“Baguio Reunion”, the homecoming folk and country concert featuring expatriate lead singers Conrad Marzan and Mhia Tibunsay of the Foggy Mountain Band, will be on May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cobalt Building of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center. Originally schedduledfor May 23, the concert-for-a-cause has been advanced to May 20 due to earlier reservations on the use of the hall, according to Dr. Manny Quirino, president of the Association of Government Information Officers-Cordillera which is sponsoring the musical treat. Performing with Conrad and Mhia are lawyer Jose “Bubut” Olarte, Bryan Aliping, Alma Angiwan, Liza Noble, Alfred Dizon, Arsen Marzan, March Fianza, Dick Oakes, the reunited Foggy Mountain Band, Seldom Seen and other Baguio-Cordillera based musicians with a heart.