RDC-CAR adopts road map for achieving autonomy

BAGUIO CITY February 07 – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) passed Resolution No. 02, series of 2017 adopting a regional road map for Cordillera autonomy before the projected transition towards a federal system of government being espoused by the Duterte administration.

The region's policy-making body chaired by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan stated that the Cordillera Regional Development Plan since 2006 has regional autonomy as its overarching goal to which development efforts and imperatives shall be directed and the RDC-CAR, through the Social Preparation of the Cordillera into an autonomous region program, has since then implemented information education campaign, capability-building and alliance building projects and activities to increase awareness of the people on autonomy and strengthen the support network for its pursuit for Cordillera self-determination.

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Smoke Free Baguio

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Members of theTask Force led by its Task Force Action Officer, Dr. Dona Tubera inspecting the manner of displaying by the Tobaco vendors at the Tobaco Section of the City Public Market. The Smoke Free Baguio Ordinance or the COB #34 Series of 2017 is now being fully implemented in the entire City and the public expects Police and other Law enforcement offices to be more active in implementing this particular law. *** by Joel B. Belinan

 

Bright prospects for Baguio's tourism industry

BAGUIO CITY February 08 – Local fen shui experts disclosed that there will be bright prospects for the sustained growth of the city's tourism industry during the Year of the Young Earth Dog.

Adriel Trinidad, the first Baguio-based master feng shui expert, said that the city is a convergence of people and that the conduct of crowd-drawing events will help sustain the influx of tourists to the city contributing to the continuous growth of the tourism industry, thus, the need for officials and residents to be happy about the presence of year-round visitors in the city.

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Hypebeast probe on

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan has ordered the Baguio City Police Office to look into the activities of the group of teenagers going by the name "Hypebeast" now allegedly operating like a gang terrorizing and physically harming unsuspecting students.

In his Ugnayang Panlungsod press briefing, the mayor said he received reports that some youth allegedly belonging to the group have been involved in harassment incidents not only in the area near City Hall as earlier reported but also in barangays like Aurora Hill.

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Court issues injunction against Baguio IPMR

BAGUIO CITY February 07 – The city's Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 6 Tuesday granted the issuance of a writ of preliminary injunction against Roger Sinot preventing him from sitting as the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) after finding merit in the petitions filed against his qualifications and the alleged flawed selection process that resulted to his being chosen as the IPMR.

In a 5-page order, Judge Cecilia Corazon Dulay-Archog stated that after a thorough appreciation of the position papers submitted and the testimonies of the witnesses presented, she granted the application for preliminary injunction of the petitioners as manifested their right to the said issuance.

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City grants additional exemption to Benguet truckers

BAGUIO CITY February 08 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan granted the request of cutflower and vegetable truckers for the exemption of additional trucks from the coverage of the city's truck ban while waiting for the amendments to the truck ban ordinance pending with the local legislative body.

The local chief executive revealed that an additional 6 trucks of vegetable traders and 3 trucks of cutflower traders will also be exempted from the truck ban from February 9-14, 2018.

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Council wants city cctv project aligned with police, beneco programs

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council last Monday asked the City Budget Office to consider aligning the City's closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance system project with the peace and order program of the Baguio City Police Office and the CCTV donation project of the Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc.

Vice Mayor Edison Bilog said pooling together the city and BENECO's efforts would ensure the provision of quality equipment and services and therefore maximize the benefit of the multi-million peso project housed at the BCPO.

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Rules set on dog photo shoot at mines view

BAGUIO CITY – The City Government has set rules on dog photo shoot activities at Mines View Park to regulate the operation of said business and ensure the safety of park goers and animals used in the trade.

In Administrative Order No. 16 s. 2018, Mayor Mauricio Domogan said recent reports indicated an alarming record of biting, grasping, scuffing and scratching of park goers by dogs used in photo shoots in the park.

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City conducts consultation with PWDs

BAGUIO CITY – The city council thru its committee on employment, livelihood, cooperatives and persons with disabilities (PWDs) chaired by councilor Arthur Allad-iw conducted a public consultation last Tuesday at City Hall multi-purpose hall.

The whole-day activity tackled various issues including PWD assessment of legislative actions and legislations and proposed ordinance number 153 series of 2017 protecting the rights, welfare and safety of employees in the information technology business-business process outsourcing sector in Baguio.

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Colorful Costumes and energetic dances

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Colorful Costumes and energetic dances were shown by these elementary students during the Grand Opening Field Demonstration at the Baguio Athletic Bowl last February 1. At Least 8 elementary Schools were able to hurdle the elimination and will be joining the Grand Street Dancing Parade on February 24. ***

 

2018 Spring Festival

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Mayor Domogan together with the city and the Filipino Chinese Community Leaders during the Media Briefing for the 2018 Spring Festival last February 5. 2018 is the Year of the Dog, the most loyal among the 12 Animals in the Chinese Zodiac and the Chinese New Year will be on February 16, Friday. ***

 

Smoke-free task force inspection of establishments at cbd on

BAGUIO CITY – Members of the Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force will conduct inspections of business establishments at the central business district on Feb. 13 and 15 to monitor the extent of compliance to Ordinance No. 34 series of 2017 or Smoke-Free Baguio ordinance.

City Tobacco Control Officer Dr. Donnabel Tubera said this is part of the continuing monitoring and information-education-communication (IEC) campaign on the ordinance.

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Peaceful means to achieve autonomy asserted

BAGUIO CITY February 06 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored the importance of enhancing the peaceful efforts of Cordillerans to achieve the long overdue establishment of an autonomous region in the Cordillera to send a clear message to the national leaders that the aspiration of the region for self-governance could be realized through peaceful initiatives.

The local chief executive pointed out while Cordillerans are sometimes tempted to create trouble in the region to gain the attention of national leaders, like what is happening in Mindanao, the Cordillerans sincerely desire to sustain the gains of the region's renewed quest for autonomy through peaceful means because peace is still the best way to gain the support of national leaders on the desire of the people for self-rule.

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Dialysis patient needs P70,000 for fistula graft

Amor Orpilla lost her mother 17 years ago and her father five years ago, leaving her alone to continually cope with the fund and emotional requirements of trying to live on dialysis since her kidneys failed in 2010.

Seven years of undergoing thrice-a-week blood-cleansing with almost no one to lean on is no mean feat, but she's not giving up. Not even with the latest medical finding that she has to undergo surgery to have her arteriovenus fistula repaired and converted to arteriovenous graft to so that she could continue with her life-time treatment.

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Candy festival soon in baguio?

BAGUIO CITY – Will Baguio City be hosting another festival soon?

The Baguio Filipino-Chinese Community organizations are toying with the idea of establishing a candy festival in the city possibly as a side event to the Chinese New Year celebration.

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Stronger ties seen with Fil-Chi community

BAGUIO CITY -- Mayor Mauricio Domogan said that the annual celebration of the Baguio Spring Festival or Chinese Lunar New Year continues to strengthen the historic friendly ties between Filipinos and the Filipino Chinese community in the Summer Capital.

In Monday's formal launching at City Hall, he said that the event also offers the public a glimpse of the rich and glorious history and culture of the Chinese people.

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STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 2017

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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