FROM DepED TO CITY HALL

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Outgoing City Schools Division OIC Superintendent, Atty. Augusto Laban Jr takes his oath of office as the newly appointed City Human Resource Management Officer before Mayor Mauricio Domogan while city department heads led by ACEX president and City Budget Officer Atty. Leticia Clemente witness the simple rites. Atty. Laban is expected to receive a confirmation from the City Council on the regular session on Monday April 24. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

Baguio to host 2017 Advertising Summit

BAGUIO CITY April 21 – The country's undisputed Summer Capital will host this year's Advertising Summit which is tentatively scheduled on September 13-16, 2017 at the CAP Convention Center inside Camp John hay and at the Baguio Country Club.

City Administrator Carlos M. Canilao initially met with officials of the Media Specialists Association of the Philippines led by Venus Navalta and discussed the obligations of both parties to ensure the successful conduct of the said important event that will be incorporated as one of the major activities of the month-long celebration of the city's Charter anniversary.

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TRAFFIC WOES

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan briefs newly installed Department of Transportation (DOTr-CAR) assistant regional director Muhammad Abbas on the city's traffic problems . Assistant director Abbas vowed to help the city government to put back traffic into order by strictly implementing the law to remove "colorum" vehicles plying the streets of Baguio.. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

LION DANCE IN SUMMER

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Bell Church Cultural Dance troupe perform a lion dance to the delight of tourists and vacationist as part of the City Government and the Chinese Community's Summer Vacation In Baguio 2017 activities last April 15. - Photo by Rj Cayabyab

 

Public warned on illegal collection of fees for nullified expanded titles

BAGUIO CITY April 20 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan warned residents on the alleged illegal collection of fees being done by certain groups of individuals to compensate those who fought for the nullification of the expanded titles that were declared null and void by the Supreme Court (SC) in a recent decision.

The local chief executive said there were reports that reached him that there are some individuals who approached residents affected by the expanded titles and were said to be allegedly collecting fees as the compensation for those who reportedly fought for the revocation of the expanded titles of a certain Gloria de Guzman covering portions of Sto. Tomas Apugan and Outlook Drive.

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SUMMER JOB FOR STUDENTS

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The first batch (175 students) of Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) take their oath of office before Mayor Mauricio Domogan while PESO Manager Jose Antanacio looks on. They will be fielded to various offices in City Government of Baguio during the school break this summer from April 24 to June 5 while the second batch composed of 175 students will start working on June 13 to July 25 receiving salary 60 percent from the City government and the remaining 40 percent from the Department of Labor and Employment. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

STRAWBERRY PICKING

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Baguio-Benguet Lucky Summer Visitors Rolando Antiporda Jr., Karen Villanueva of Bulacan, Annabel Recolito of Misamis Occidental and Ma.Jean Deyto from Sorsogon enjoy strawberry picking at the La Trinidad Strawberry Farm. The BBLSV received a VIP treatment from the Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club with the cooperation of the local government units of Baguio and Benguet. - Photo by Rj Cayabyab

 

Robredo instrumental in opening of bghmc cancer facility

The soon-to-be operational cancer center of the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center is the result of a multi-sectoral approach even from the most unexpected places.

Health Secretary Paulyn Rosell-Ubial acknowledged this when she presided over the soft opening of the P300 million facility last April 11.

For years, the medical center suffered from the shutdown of its cobalt radiation facility, forcing numerous patients to go to Dagupan and Metro-Manila for their month-long therapy.

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Barangays urged to participate in anti-graffiti campaign

BAGUIO CITY April 20 - Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the barangay officials of the city's 128 barangays to aggressively implement the citywide anti-graffiti campaign to help bring back the cleanliness of the city amidst the rapidly growing population.

The local chief executive said he cannot understand why there are some youth who resort to graffiti to express their sentiments instead of using their talent and skills to help in the upliftment of the society.

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BETTER INDOOR TRAINING FACILITIES FOR MUAY THAI FIGHTERS

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan gestures as he approves in principle the request of Muay Thai practitioners here represented by Baguio Chapter president Bryan Olod through the initiative of Councilor Michael Lawana for the use of the Baguio Convention Center as their indoor training ground. Mayor Domogan assured Councilor Lawana and other contact sports enthusiasts that the city will put up a P60 million project for the construction multi-purpose indoor training center. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

48 companies to join Labor Day jobs fair

BAGUIO CITY April 21 – Some forty eight local and national companies will be joining this year's annual labor Day jobs fair which will be held at the Baguio Convection Center on May 1, 2017, 8 am to 5 pm.

Jose Atanacio, Executive Assistant Iv of the City Mayor's Office and Public Employment Service office (PESO) Manager Designate, said of the participating companies, 33 companies will be offering local jobs while 15 companies will be offering to the interested job applicant's in different parts of the world.

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YOLANDA LGU DEPARTMENT HEADS SURVIVORS HERE

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Secretary to the Mayor Rafael Tallocoy warmly welcomes the Tacloban City Administrative Officers (TCAO) headed Human Resource Development Officer Tessa Uyvico, TCAO president Jessica Lising and Camilo Romo. The City of Tacloban was devastated by killer super typhoon Yolanda and its administrative officers are in town for an educational tour of various award winning best practices programs of the city.- By Bong Cayabyab

 

FOR A DRUG FREE BAGUIO

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City Social Welfare and Development Officer Betty Fangasan presents the overview of the Integrated participating Community Building program to the stakeholders, faith-based organization and Persons with Substance Use Disorder to attain a community that is peaceful and safe to live in during the evaluation and assessment of the program last April 21. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

Mayor facilitates aid for dialysis patients as signature campaign to be free continues

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan continues to support causes for the growing number of dialysis patients in the city by helping facilitate requests for financial assistance from senators and congressman.

The mayor last week distributed fund grants amounting to P5,000 each in the form of guarantee letters from the Department of Health through Senator Loren Legarda to a total of 105 patients in the city as facilitated by the mayor's private secretary Ryan Mang-usan.

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Woes pour on miner stricken with kidney failure

Let him be should widower Romeo Garcia of Lepanto Mines, Benguet start hurling unanswered questions to the sky. It's a common reaction of people who, like him, are drenched to bone when misfortune pours.

The mine worker recently buried his wife Jane (nee Lamlamag) who succumbed to kidney failure after the couple could no longer foot te bill for her twice-a-week hemodialysis session at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.

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City wants firm to full contractual obligations

BAGUIO CITY April 20 - Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the management of Kaltimex Energy Philippines to fulfill its contractual obligations with the local government to pursue the rehabilitation and upgrading of the city-owned Asin hydropower plants for the city to maximize its economic gains from the eventual operation of the renewable energy plants located within the jurisdiction of Tuba, Benguet.

The local chief executive said that he already talked with Tuba Mayor Ignacio Rivera to thresh out the issues and concerns of the indigenous peoples and the municipal government that need to be addressed in future meetings to be called for the purpose of ironing out problems from the past regarding the operation of these facilities.

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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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