City officials defend artwork atop Session Road

BAGUIO CITY – On behalf of the city's officialdom, Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog thanked Tinatik artist Maela Jose for graciously donating her talent in creating a giant art installation at the Upper Session rotunda that was inaugurated last Sunday as part of the kick-off for "Christmas in Baguio 2017" festivities.

He made the declaration in Monday's flag-raising ceremonies at City Hall.

Read more...

 

PSC conducts PWD sports clinic

BAGUIO CITY – The St. John Paul II Learning Center, Inc. (SPLCI) will conduct a Sports Clinic on December 7 and 8 at the Baguio Athletic Bowl in coordination with the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) and the Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Sports Association for the Differently-Abled (PSC-PHILSPADA).

School Principal Novella Joy Garma said the two-day activity aims to prepare local persons with disabilities (PWDs) for the Asian Paralympics that the country will host in 2019.

Read more...

 

City students provided with drug prevention activities

BAGUIO CITY – A total of 1,452 secondary students in the city so far were provided with drug prevention and intervention activities by the Uplife Movement after entering into a tripartite memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the city government represented by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Schools District Office-Baguio represented by City Schools Supt. Federico Martin.

Martin reported this recently during flag-raising rites at City Hall before local officials and employees headed by Vice Mayor Edison Bilog.

Read more...

 

Summit for government workers to be institutionalized

BAGUIO CITY December 05 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan is pushing for the institutionalization of the regular conduct of the summit for local government employees to allow proper ventilation and addressing of pressing issues and concerns regarding the welfare of workers in the workplace.

The local chief executive commended the City Council Committee on Ethics, Governmental Affairs and Personnel (EGAP) headed by Councilor Joel Alangsab for initiating the conduct of the first-ever summit for government works that was held at the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) multipurpose hall last December 1, 2017, which was attended by hundreds of city hall employees from the different departments of the local government.

Read more...

 

Establishments required to install metal detectors

BAGUIO CITY December 05 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring business establishments such as malls, supermarkets, groceries, convenient stores, restaurants, night sports, bars and other similar establishments operating in the city to provide security metal detectors in their entrances as a means to curb the proliferation of crimes and other forms of violence.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated all establishments operating in the city will be required to install security metal detectors in their entrances which will be a pre-requisite in the application for the issuance of new or renewal of their business permits.

Read more...

 

Anti-distracted pedestrian edict in city proposed

BAGUIO CITY December 06 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance providing for the anti-distracted pedestrian in the city.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated that the purpose of the proposed measure is to regulate the use of mobile electronic devices by certain individuals in the city.

Under the proposed ordinance, no pedestrian shall cross a street or highway while viewing a mobile electronic device in a manner that averts his or her visual attention to the said device.

Read more...

 

Baguio crime rate drops in first 11 months

BAGUIO CITY December 06 – The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) reported that with the active support of stakeholders and force multipliers there was a significant decrease in crimes, coupled with the improved crime solution efficiency, for the first eleven months of this year.

Senior Superintendent Ramil L. Saculles, BCPO City Director, said from January to November this year, the total crime volume recorded was 3,220 incidents which was lower by 2,657 crimes, equivalent to a 47% decrease compared to the same period last year where 6,077 crimes were recorded.

Read more...

 

Tourism establishments told to provide statistics

BAGUIO CITY December 07 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance mandating all hotels, resorts, apartelles, pension houses, tourist inns, transient houses, and other similar accommodation establishments in the city to submit their tourism statistical data to the Office of the City Administrator – Tourism and Special Events Division (CAO-TSED).

The ordinance authored by Councilor Elmer Datuin stated all licensed accommodation establishments accomplish their tourism statistical data monthly based on standards and formulas provided by the Department of Tourism. Further, the licensed accommodation establishments are required to submit the monthly statistical data to the CAO-TSED on or before the 10th day of each month.

Read more...

 

3 CAR entries land in nat'l nutrition awards

BAGUIO CITY December 07 – Two local governments and an individual entry from the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) landed as one of the honorees in the different categories during the awarding ceremonies of the National Nutrition Council (NNC), which will be held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.

Rita Papey of NNC-CAR said Baguio City has two entries while Alfonso Lista, Ifugao was able to maintain its consistency in being one of the outstanding winners in nutrition for the year.

Read more...

 

City celebrates "Employees' Week"

BAGUIO CITY -- The city government formally launched its celebration of Employees' Week in Monday's flag-raising rites at City Hall headed by Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog.

LGU-Baguio Employees Association Incorporated (LGU-BEAI) president Marieta Alvarez said the event said the annual event is in pursuance of Proclamation No. 1130, series of 1997, "Declaring the First Week of December of Every Year as National Government Employees' Week".

She said the slated activities approved by Mayor Mauricio Domogan include an information and education campaign on health and wellness, health care and Red Cross programs at Sangguniang Panlungsod session hall on December 5 from 1 t0 5 in the afternoon. This will continue on December 6 at the same venue from 8:30 am to 12 noon.

Read more...

 

Creation of barangay literacy awards, eyed

BAGUIO CITY – The city council has passed on first reading a proposed ordinance establishing the barangay literacy awards in the Summer Capital that gives recognition to barangays that promote the moral and intellectual well-being of their residents through literacy programs, projects and policies.

Authored by Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog, the measure recognizes barangays that performed the following: Promoted the moral and intellectual well-being of its residents through literacy programs, projects and policies; developed and implemented literacy programs, projects and policies for the benefits of the barangay's residents;

Read more...

 

Put up of barangay tourism, arts and culture council eyed

BAGUIO CITY December 05 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance establishing the Barangay Tourism, Arts and Culture Council to achieve the newly-established identity of the city as one of the Creative Cities in the world.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated it is a policy of the local government to advocate a culture of tourism and promotion of a domestic marketing campaign that aims to afford the city a better understanding and appreciation of the tourism industry, and its role as a stakeholder with a responsibility of building a sound tourism environment to spur socio-economic activity in the countryside and uplift the dignity and livelihood of all Filipinos.

Read more...

 

Businesses required to provide more security guards

BAGUIO CITY December 05 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring all bars, night clubs, convenient stores and other business establishments operating at night to provide security guards to take charge of the overall security plan of the establishments concerned.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated all bars, pubs, convenient stores, and other business establishments that operate at night will be subsequently mandated to provide more security guards to take charge of the security and safety of their customers and the establishment they operate.

Read more...

 

Barangay literacy awards in city eyed

BAGUIO CITY December 06 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance establishing the Barangay Literacy Awards in the city.

The ordinance authored by Vice Mayor Edison R. Bilog stated the search shall give recognition to barangays in the city that actively promote the moral and intellectual well-being of its residents through various literacy programs, policies, and projects.

Read more...

 

857 wanted persons arrested in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY December 06 – Combined police operatives and intelligence agents were able to arrest some 857 wanted persons in the city during the first 11 months of the year.

Senior Superintendent Ramil L. Saculles, City Director of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), said the arrests made by the police operatives this year had a significant increase of 241 arrests or 28% higher compared to the same period last year.

Read more...

 

299 drug personalities fall in Baguio police operations

BAGUIO CITY December 07 – Some 299 drug personalities were arrested by combined police operatives and intelligence agents in the city during the intensified anti-drug operations by the operatives of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) from January 1 to October 10, 2017.

Senior Superintendent Ramil L. Saculles, BCPO City Director, revealed that of the accounted and arrested drug personalities 241 were said to be drug pushers and 58 are drug users.

Further, he noted there were some 2,383 drug personalities who surrendered to the combined police operatives and intelligence agents during the implementation of Oplan Tokhang in the different parts of the city.

Read more...

 
More Articles...
Search News
ADVISORY

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 2017

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

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
2014

Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
July 26 SLU-BC

sora

STATE OF THE REGION ADDRESS

1st100

Click on the City's Programs and Projects Menus for the 1ST State of the City Address

mayors_project

Click on the City's Programs and Projects Menus for the complete list

house

draft

Autonomy Working Draft is also in the Legislative Directory

herald_express_mayor