City asks beneco for status quo on streetlights

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan signed city council Resolution No. 101 series of 2019 earnestly requesting the Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc. (BENECO) through the Board of Directors to maintain a status quo on its management and maintenance of the city's streetlights.

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Harrison experimental traffic scheme starts april 22

BAGUIO CITY – A traffic experiment involving Harrison Road will be implemented starting April 22 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan in Administrative Order No. 44 said they found merit to the experimental scheme broached by civil engineering students of St. Louis University and endorsed by SLU Professor Dr. Mark De Guzman, a member of the mayor-led Traffic and Transportation Management Committee (TTMC).

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Olowan backs institutionalization of Baguio flower festival

BGUIO CITY April 11 – A local legislator expressed his all-out support to the proposed institutionalization of the annual staging of the Panagbenga or the Baguio flower festival to ensure the smooth conduct of the activities lined up for the month-long festivities.

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Baguio folk urged to put up rain harvesting facilities

BAGUIO CITY April 10 – The Baguio Water District (BWD) urged local residents to put up small rain harvesting facilities within their homes to help store water during the rainy season for them to have adequate water supply which they could use for their domestic needs during the dry months.

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40 deep wells in Baguio have permits – BWD

BAGUIO CITY April 11 – The Baguio Water District (BWD) disclosed that there are only forty deep wells in the city which have been issued appropriate permits by the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) over the past several years amidst the operation of hundreds of illegal deep wells in the different parts of the city.

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Run for a Cause slated May 1

BAGUIO CITY April 12 – Running enthusiasts are being encouraged to actively participate in the upcoming 1st Dr. Charles M. Hamada Memorial Rum which will be held on May 1, 2019 at the Burnham Lake Drive.

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Baguio PWD athletes to see action in 2019 Philspada

The city government of Baguio will be sending a 30-man contingent to the 2019 Philippine Sports Association for the Differently-Abled (Philspada) national para-games scheduled to see action from May 23 to 31 at the Bulacan Sports Complex in Malolos, Bulacan.

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan cites the importance of libraries in the barangays as a tool for educating the youths during the Training for Barangay Reading Center In-charge being undertaken by the City Public Library headed by Mercedes Bernardo. - By Bong Cayabyab




Mayor Mauricio Domogan and City Social Welfare Development Officer Betty Fangasan present the city's symbolic key and tokens to Israel Ambassador to the Philippines Rafael Harpaz and his wife Shulami during a courtesy call last April 3. Ambassador Harpaz promised to share his country's advanced technology in agriculture and water harvesting as His Excellency recalled the generosity of the Filipino people in helping Jew refugees during dark period of World War II.- By Bong Cayabyab


Council summons BENECO directors on turnover of streetlights

Baguio city April 10 – The local legislative body invited members of the Board of Directors of the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) and officials of the City Engineering Office (CEO) to appear during its regular session on Monday, April 15, 2019 to shed light on the unilateral decision of the electric cooperative to turnover the management of the city's streetlights to the CEO that reportedly caused numerous problems in the barangays over the past several weeks.

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Datuin backs Cordillera's quest for autonomy

BAGUIO CITY April 11 – A local legislators expressed his support to the renewed quest for regional autonomy of the Cordillera amidst the planned shift to federal form of government which is strongly being advocated by the present administration.

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BWD assures enough water for consumers

BAGUIO CITY April 11 – The Baguio Water District (BWD) assured residents and visitors that there will be substantial water supply that will be distributed to the consumers during the expected prevalence of the dry months that is expected to extend up to June this year.

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SC issues status quo on Baguio mayoralty bet

BAGUIO CITY April 12 – The Supreme Court (SC) en banc issued a status quo ante order that stopped the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) from enforcing Resolution No. 19-0286 which disregarded the Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) of some 25 candidates nationwide that included incumbent City Councilor Edgar M. Avila, who is aspiring for the city's mayoralty post.

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Bataan day speaker urges resilience

BAGUIO CITY- As wreaths were offered at the veterans' monument and the 21-gun-salute echoed along the city skyline, World War II Veterans Tuacan Barian, 98; Epifanio Besuayan,98; and Esteban Esco,94 silently recalled the horrors of Bataan day, 77 years ago last Tuesday.

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Greater cooperation sought in anti-smoking drive

BAGUIO CITY – The Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force chaired by Mayor Mauricio Domogan is seeking greater cooperation and partnership with the Baguio City Police Office, health workers, anti-smoking advocates, deputized enforcers and other stakeholders in the city's on-going anti-smoking campaign.

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City teams up with denr in inventory of dangerous trees

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan ordered anew a joint inventory of the trees posing danger to lives and properties in the city by the City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Cordillera (DENR-CAR).

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