Establishment of NICA regional office sought

BONTOC, Mountain Province March 20 – The Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in the Cordillera unanimously approved a resolution endorsing to the central office of the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) the creation of a separate regional office of the NICA for the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).

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Community-driven development approach to be institutionalized

BONTOC, Mountain Province March 20 – The Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in the Cordillera chaired by Baguio City Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan unanimously approved a resolution urging all Cordillera local government units to institutionalize the community-driven development approach in local development planning and implementation of poverty reduction initiatives.

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RDC, RPOC okays 32nd Cordillera month allocation

BONTOC, Mountain Province March 20 – The Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in the Cordillera approved the 2019 work and financial plan on the 32nd Cordillera month celebration which will be jointly spearheaded by the RDC-CAR infrastructure committee and the provincial government of Kalinga.

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Baguio has over 1,800 work force

BAGUIO CITY March 21 – The City Human Resource Management Office announced that the local government has nearly 1,800 officials and personnel, including those hired on job order, that help in the implementation of the city's priority development projects and in the delivery of basic services to the rapidly increasing population.

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14 satellite markets to be put up in city

BAGUIO CITY  – The local government is set to repair and establish some fourteen satellite markets in strategic parts of the city to help in efforts to decongest the alleged overcrowding in the central business district and the public market.

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First 'KAPEtirya' launched in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – Senior trade and industry officers and ranking officials of the local government formally launched the first-ever "KAPEtirya,' a local coffee shop, in the country that will serve as a venue to aggressively promote local coffee products.

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Baguio's summer spectacle up; creative city activities to be featured

BAGUIO CITY – Baguio City gears up for this year's "Summer Vacation (SUMVAC) in Baguio," its annual calendar of activities for residents and tourists expected to flock to the city for the long vacation.

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13th Begnas di Bauko guest of honor


Senator Cynthia Villar, who was the guest of honor and speaker during the 13th Begnas di Bauko festivities is cloth with traditional Bauko native attire during her adoption as daughter of Bauko, Mountain Province last week during the 13th Begnas di Bauko festivities. Villar was given the name "Kadem-ayan" , a renowned woman who is rich materially, rich in caring, generous and loving naturally. RMC PIA-CAR


Freshly picked strawberries


Bauko Mayor Abraham Akilit is shown with freshly picked strawberries being grown in the municipality by some farmers at the Agriculture, Tourism and Livelihood Fair as part of the 13th Begnas di Bauko festivities in Bauko, Mountain Province last week. Begnas is a culture of thanksgiving among the kankanaeys of Bauko. It is celebrated once a year to thank Kabunyan and the spirits of ancestors at the same time to ask favours in relation to the socio-economic and political concerns of the community. RMC PIA-CAR


Cordillera LGUs urged to appoint licensed social workers

BONTOC, Mountain Province March 20 – The Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RDC) in the Cordillera approved a resolution urging all municipal local government units in the region to hire additional licensed social workers to attend to the high number of cases of children-at-risk and children-in-conflict with the law in the different parts of the region.

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Water problem in Baguio not as worst as in Manila – Domogan

BAGUIO CITY March 21 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan explained that the water problem being experienced by consumers in the city will not be as worst as the water shortage being encountered by people in some parts of Metro Manila considering that the Baguio Water District (BWD) was able to prepare to address such concern during the dry spell.

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Cordillera crimes drop by 11.25 percent

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The crime volume in the region for the first two months of the year dropped by 11.25 percent or 1,072 crimes compared to the 1,208 crimes that was recorded by the Philippine National Police (PNP) during the same period last year.

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City studying proposed sites for nigh market

BAGUIO CITY  – The local governments remains aggressive in identifying the feasible site where the operation of the night market could be transferred to ensure the continuous operation of the nightly business activity once the national government will direct the non-use of Harrison rod for the said purpose.

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Overall Champions of CARAA meet 2019


The city government of Baguio led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan recognized the delegates of Baguio City for being the Overall Champions in the recently concluded Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) meet 2019 during the Monday flag raising ceremony. The Baguio City E-Lions composed of 830 delegates composed of athletes, coaches and trainers garnered 205 gold medals, 110 silver and 79 bronze and was declared as the overall champions during the weeklong regional sports meet. Aside from being the overall champion, the Baguio City delegation was also recognized as the Most Eco-friendly and Most Disciplined Delegation in this year's CARAA. RMC PIA-CAR


Skills and livelihood training


Mayor Mauricio Domogan speaks before skills and livelihood trainees during the launching program and distribution of materials (shown at the right side) to recipients, at the Evacuation Center, City Engineers Office last month. Skills training in baking, beauty care, sewing and weaving are conducted with funds from the 2016 Bottom-up Budgeting program in coordination with the local government, CSWDO, TESDA, DOLE and Civil Society Organizations.


City needs more sewage treatment plants

BAGUIO CITY march 14 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan reported the city's need for additional sewerage treatment plants (STPs) to be built in strategic areas of the central business district to help reduce the volume for waste water being treated by the 32-year old Baguio sewerage treatment plant.

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