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"SMELL NO EVIL"

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Members of the SMOKE Free Task Force headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan cover their nose after a training seminar for the implementation of "The Smoke Free Or Vaping-Free Baguio" otherwise known as City Ordinance Number 34 series of 2017 held at El Cielito Inn. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

PCOO chief backs Baguio, Benguet's bid for 2018 Palaro

BAGUIO CITY August 15 – Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar committed to Baguio and Benguet officials his support for the desire of the two local governments to host the 2018 Palarong Pambansa that will project the two strategic areas as a premier sports and recreation center outside Metro Manila.

Andanar, who was in the city over the weekend to advance the government's effort to strengthen the provincial and city information officers network, said he fully supports the planned participation of Baguio and Benguet in the upcoming bidding of the hosting of next year's Palarong Pambansa because the sports facilities in the two contiguous areas are almost complete enough to accommodating the simultaneous conduct of numerous sports events.

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CHILDREN'S GAMES

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan thanks the Philippine Sports Commission for helping the city government for the staging of Sports For Peace Children's Games themed "Para Sa Kabataan, Para Sa Kapayapaan. PARA SA INANG BAYAN!" during the three-day indigenous games held at Baguio Athletic Bowl August 16-18. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

support the current signature campaign for the national government to make dialysis a free treatment in the country

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Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar takes time to hear the plight of dialysis patients through association head and kidney patient Ramon Dacawi during Andanar's visit here last week. Andanar promised to support the current signature campaign for the national government to make dialysis a free treatment in the country. - Photo by Rosa Moresto

 

Mayor urges public to quit smoking

BAGUIO CITY – The approved Smoke-Free Baguio Ordinance's success hinges greatly on the full participation and cooperation of the public.

This was stressed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan during a Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force training-workshop held Tuesday and Wednesday at El Cielito Hotel, here, conducted by the city government and World Health Organization (WHO) country office.

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"KADANG-KADANG"

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Igorot boys wearing G-string aged 12 and below show off their skill in "Kadang-Kadang" Children ages 12 and below try for the first time the "Pana" (bow and arrow) with the supervision of coaches during the staging of Sports For Peace Children's Games themed "Para Sa Kabataan, Para Sa Kapayapaan. PARA SA INANG BAYAN!" during the three-day indigenous games held at Baguio Athletic Bowl August 16-18. The Children's Games was initiated by the city government with the support of the Philippines Sports Commission. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

"GAYANG"

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Baguio's children aged 12 and below try their skill in "Gayang" ( Javeline Throw) fashioned out-from bamboo stick with the supervision of coachesChildren ages 12 and below try for the first time the "Pana" (bow and arrow) with the supervision of coaches during the staging of Sports For Peace Children's Games themed "Para Sa Kabataan, Para Sa Kapayapaan. PARA SA INANG BAYAN!" during the three-day indigenous games held at Baguio Athletic Bowl August 16-18. The Children's Games was initiated by the city government with the support of the Philippines Sports Commission. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

City will not interfere in Dairy Farm demolition

BAGUIO CITY August 17 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan stressed city officials will not dip their fingers in the ongoing demolition of more than 350 illegal structures built within parts of the 94-hectare Baguio Dairy Farm because the matter is a purely legal issue.

The local chief executive explained the special writ of demolition was issued by the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) and not the local government that is why city officials have no right to unduly interfere in the dismantling of the illegal structures amidst the persistent lobbying of the affected informal settlers.

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Lowered market values presented in public hearing

BAGUIO CITY – The newly readjusted schedule of market values was presented to the public in the latest consultation held last Thursday.

Councilor Elmer Datuin, chair of the city council appropriations committee and city assessor Alamaya Addawe said taxpayers appeared more receptive to the new rates which were lower by an average of 26 percent than those in the original proposal.

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PANA

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Baguio's children aged 12 and below try for the first time the "Pana" (bow and arrow) with the supervision of coaches during the staging of Sports For Peace Children's Games themed "Para Sa Kabataan, Para Sa Kapayapaan. PARA SA INANG BAYAN!" during the three-day indigenous games held at Baguio Athletic Bowl August 16-18. The Children's Games was initiated by the city government with the support of the Philippines Sports Commission. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

Public consultation on panagbenga set aug. 24

BAGUIO CITY – The city council will hold a public consultation on the conduct of Baguio Flower Festival in the city on Aug. 24, 9 a.m. at the Multi-Purpose Hall at City Hall.

The council committee on education, culture and historical research chaired by Councilor Peter Fianza aims to solicit inputs, comments and recommendations affecting the celebration of the Panagbenga.

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BAGUIO SPORTS LEADERS FORUM

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Philippine Sports Commission deputy national director and head on grassroots sports program Prof. Henry Daut briefs Baguio sports leaders from the barangays, schools and private organizations on the values integration in sports (Sports For Peace) to the grassroots level themed: Para Sa Kabataan, Para Sa Kapayapaan. PARA SA INANG BAYAN!" during a forum held at Newtown Plaza Hotel August 15. The three-day Sports For Peace Children's Games was held at the Baguio Athletic Bowl August 16 to 18. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

HONEST MIDLAND COURIER EMPLOYEES

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Honest employees of the Baguio Midland Courier namely Nestor Gamundoy and Nelson Rante (center) receive Plaque of Commendations from City Mayor's Office and from the City Council (Resolution 299 Series of 2017) during city hall flag raising ceremonies headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Rep. Marquez Go and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog for returning a lost wallet owned by Josie Asto containing a big amount of money of various currencies, ATM and identification cards and other important documents. Gamundoy and Rante were accompanied by Baguio Midland Courier general manager Gloria Antoinnete Hamada (2nd from right) . - By Bong Cayabyab

 

Secretary andanar to refer ailing girl's plight

It's a long shot, but Communications Secretary Martin Andanar is keeping his fingers crossed a 13-year old ailing girl's wish to undergo kidney transplant to restore her normal childhood would find fruition.

Andanar learned of the girl's condition in a talk with this writer and told his staff to prepare a letter asking the Philippine Kidney and Transplant Institute to include the girl – Mary Joy Ligudon in the list of patients waiting for kidney donors so they can go back to normal lives.

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TESDA-CAR REGIONAL SKILLS COMPETITION WINNERS

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan, former City Councilor and RTESDC chairperson Betty Lourdes Tabanda and TESDA-CAR regional director Rafael Abrogar II present the winners in the just concluded Regional Skills Competition in Cooking, Restaurant Services, IT Software Solutions For Business, Graphics design, Web design and Welding. The winners received medals, cash awards and certificates during the event. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

Charter day celebration highlights baguio as city of champs

BAGUIO CITY – This year's charter anniversary celebration of Baguio City will feature city as the land of champions.

This is to highlight the fact that the City produced a lot of frontrunners in various competitions nationally and internationally this year which needs drumbeating as it serves to prove that the city is moving towards excellence in various fields, according to Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Councior Elmer Datuin.

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STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 2017

STATEMENT IN REPLY TO THE PUBLISHED OPEN LETTER OF BCDA PRESIDENT and CEO ARNEL PACIANO D. CASANOVA

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Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
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