The City of Baguio joins the nation during the flag raising ceremony in observance of the 119th Philippine Independence Day celebration, headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Soledad Go representing her husband Congressman Marquez Go and PRO-COR regional police director Elmo Sarona, at the Baguio Convention Center June 12. - By Bong Cayabyab


Baguio braces for Media Congress Week

BAGUIO CITY June 14 – The local government is bracing for the upcoming Media Congress Week in the city following the declaration of September 4-10, 2017 as the Media Congress Week in the city.

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan issued Administrative Order No. 060, series of 2017 that set the guidelines to be observed by concerned parties during the Media Congress Week.

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr receive information technology equipment from Agricultural Training Institute represented by Myrna Sta. Maria for the Baguio City Agriculture and Fishery Council chaired by Jane Pauline Abanag and co-chaired by City Veterinarian Brigit Piok to promote and implement the Techno Gabay Program of the Department of Agriculture. during the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement last June 15 - By Bong Cayabyab




Mayor Mauricio Domogan, DOH-CAR regional director Dr. Lakshmi Legaspi, City Health Officer Dr. Rowena Galpo and barangay officials lead the collection of used tires in the barangays. These used tires are considered as the favorite breeding ground for the dengue carrying mosquitoes. The program was held during the observance of ASEAN Dengue Day and Lucban District Anti-Dengue Health Fair. - By Bong Cayabyab


70 percent of Cordillera LGUs compliant to solid waste laws

BAGUIO CITY June 14 - Seventy percent of the local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera have been found to be compliant with the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2011, an official of the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) said here Tuesday.

Reynaldo S. Digamo, EMB-CAR regional director, said 38 local governments, including the city governments of Baguio andTabuk and the provincial governments of Benguet and Abra, have their approved 10-year solid waste management (SWM) plans by the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), one of the major requirements to be complied by LGUs under the law.

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Basic tourism statistics training


City Administrator Atty. Carlos Canilao addresses the importance of statistics to the city s partner in the tourism industry the accommodation establishments, conducted by the City Tourism Office this 16th of June at eld Cielito Hotel. Contributed photo yooj valbuena




Members of the Baguio City National High School Special Program in the Arts (BCNHS-SPA) perform an interpretative number during the 119th Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Baguio Convention Center June 12. - By Bong Cayabyab


Truckers urged to attend public hearing on June 20

BAGUIO CITY June 15 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the numerous truckers affected by the implementation of the city's new truck ban ordinance to attend the public hearing on the proposed amendments to the questioned legislative measure which will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at the City Council session hall, to air their grievances relative to the said measure.

The local chief executive said he already did his part by issuing Administrative Order No. 50, series of 2017 granting exemptions to selected groups of truckers from the coverage of the truck ban as a temporary reprieve for the affected sectors while amendments to the truck ban ordinance are being ironed out but the local legislative body refused to confirm the enactment of the order for still unknown reasons.

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No-overloading policy not strictly observed in city – sp research team

BAGUIO CITY – The anti-overloading policy is not being strictly observed by most jeepney associations in the city, according to the city council research division team.

In a report submitted to Vice Mayor Edison Bilog, the team under local legislative staff officer V Dan Ricky Ong concluded that city council Resolution No. 278 series of 20016 "Requesting the Baguio City Police-Traffic Enforcement Unit to strictly implement the no-overloading policy for public utility jeepneys in the city of Baguio" is not being strictly implemented based on the result of their legislative monitoring and evaluation undertaken by local legislative staff officer Michelle Dulay.

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan welcomes officials of the Cordillera Administrative Region, DENR and EMB directors, heads of line agencies and stakeholders during the Cordillera Environmental Summit held in Albergo Hotel last June 13 with the theme : "Sustaining Shared Responsibility in Solid Waste Management Through Convergence". - By Bong Cayabyab


Request to defer BIBAK demolition junked

BAGUIO CITY June 15 – The inter-agency committee on the Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK) property along Harrison road denied the request of the informal settlers to defer the scheduled demolition of their illegal structures in the 5,000-square meter lot after June 30, 2017.

In a meeting Thursday, the committee chaired by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan and composed of representatives from the Cordillera offices of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP-CAR), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-CAR) and concerned departments of the local government found no merit in the last ditch effort of the informal settlers to again request for the re-scheduling of the demolition of their illegal structures to a much later date considering that their proposed relocation site in La Trinidad has not yet been finalized and that their children will encounter difficulties in going to school during the rainy season.

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan oversee the blood-letting activities conducted by DOH-CAR headed by Dr. Laksmi Legaspi during the observance of World Blood Donors Day held at Melvin Jones Grandstand June15. - By Bong Cayabyab




Mayor Mauricio Domogan checks out plants considered as mosquito repellants which can be used to "search and seek" dengue carrying mosquitoes during the ASEAN Dengue Day and Lucban District Anti Dengue Health Fair held at the Slaughterhouse Compound last June 15. - By Bong Cayabyab


Beneco marks 37th year with three membership assemblies

The Benguet Electric Cooperative marked its 37th year with three annual membership assemblies coming on the heels of its capturing an unprecedented eight awards during the recent Lumen Awards at the national conference of electric cooperatives last April 28 in Tagum City.

The third assembly was held yesterday (Saturday) at the Baguio City National High School after similar consultations last June 2 at St. Paul's Academy in Sayangan, Atok, Benguet and on June 10 at the municipal gym in Sablan town.

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20 Marawi students transfer to Baguio

BAGUIO CITY June 16 – The Department of Education Division of city Schools reported that some twenty students from Marawi City have transferred to some of the elementary schools and a secondary school in the city as of June 15.

In his letter to Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan, Dr. Federico P. Martin, Schools Division Superintendent of Baguio city, said 19 students from Marawi City were able to enrol in the different elementary schools while 1 high school student was able to transfer to a secondary school in the city.

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City pursues legal action versus Kaltimex

BAGUIO CITY June 14 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said the city government is pursuing the appropriate legal action against Kaltimex Energy Philippines pending other actions that the city may take under existing circumstances following the company's sudden withdrawal from the rehabilitation of the city-owned Asin mini-hydropower plants.

In his letter to Kaltimex president and chief executive officer Oscar Torralba, the city mayor said the company's withdrawal from the rehabilitation of these mini-hydropower plants is considered a violation of the contract it signed with the local government, thus, the need for the city to exercise legal rights it has to compel the firm to pursue its commitment.

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