TAI-CHI FOR SMOKE-FREE BAGUIO

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Members of the tai-chi action group join their fellow fitness enthusiasts at Burnham Park for a synchronized work-out dedicated to the Smoke-Free Baguio campaign launched last week with a series of activities to enhance awareness on the strict implementation of Ord. 34-17 or the Smoke-Free Ordinance of Baguio which prohibits the use, sale, distribution and advertisement of cigarettes and other tobacco products in public utility vehicles, government-owned vehicles (mobile and stationary), accommodation and entertainment establishments, public buildings, public places, enclosed public places or any enclosed areas outside one's private residence or private place of work except in duly designated smoking areas. - Aileen Refuerzo photo

 

Christmas in baguio opens

BAGUIO CITY – Children garbed in colorful Christmas attires, glittering lanterns in various shapes and sizes, sparkling lights dancing to yuletide tunes and a big Christmas tree ornamented and illumined.

Such scenes ushered in the month-long celebration of that most wonderful time of the year in this tourist city last Dec. 1.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan, in his Christmas message, exhorted residents to bring to life the Christmas spirit of loving, sharing and giving.

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ILOILO VISITORS

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Officials of Banate town in Iloilo province led by Mayor Carlos Cabangal Jr. (right) get their dose of the city's best environmental, tourism and fiscal practices and programs during their courtesy call. They also received the symbolic key to the city from Mayor Mauricio Domogan's executive assistant Larry Dolormente and Camilo Estepa. With them was acting city tourism officer Joma Rivera. - Aileen Refuerzo photo

 

SMOKE-FREE BAGUIO

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Allan Abayao chief of permits and licensing office says that many sari-sari stores have been denied business permit for non-compliance to the strict requirements of the city's Smoke-Free Baguio Ordinance (Ordinance 39-17) which prohibits the sale and open display of cigarettes in establishments. Abayao was with city tobacco control officer Dr. Donnabel Tubera and other members of the Smoke-Free Task Force during the press briefing. With them were Vital Strategies Kaloi Garcia and Indonesian Enrico Aditjondro who conducted a video advocacy for tobacco control workshop[ as part of the Smoke-Free campaign caravan last week. - rosa moresto photo

 

Uniform closing time for night spots eyed

BAGUIO CITY – The city council on Monday approved on first reading a proposed ordinance to standardize the closing time for all night establishments in the city to until 2 a.m.

Proponent Councilors Leandro Yangot Jr. and Elmer Datuin said there is a need to make uniform the hours of operation of all night businesses with amusement s such as bars, night clubs, discos, beer gardens, karaoke or videoke bars, billiards, computer centers and internet cafes to until 2 a.m. considering the city's status as a tourist destination.

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No building permit for structures near power transmission line

BAGUIO CITY – The City Government will not issue building permits for structures exceeding three meters in height situated near and under high-voltage transmission lines.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan directed the City Buildings and Architecture Office under building official Engr. Nazita Banez to heed the request of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) not to issue building permit to said structures.

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Baguio schools among Region's Best "Brigada Eskwela" Implementers

BAGUIO CITY – The "bayanihan spirit" is very much alive and kicking in the Summer Capital.

This was proclaimed by Baguio Schools District Supt. Federico Martin in Monday's flag-raising ceremonies at City Hall before local officials and employees headed by Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog.

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Former Irisan dumpsite to be converted to an eco-park

BAGUIO CITY November 28 – The City Council approved a resolution authorizing the City Mayor to enter into a tripartite agreement with the Philippine Bamboo Foundation and other corporate partners for the conversion of a portion of the former Irisan open dumpsite to an eco-park through the planting of bamboo in the said area.

Under the proposed tripartite agreement, the foundation will be the one to implement the propagation of the bamboo verities with the cooperation of the interested barangays and plant the same in the former Irisan dumpsite for the conversion of the area into an eco-park while the corporate partners will be the ones to purchase the bamboo produce of the barangays to serve as their sources of livelihood.

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BWD defends Camp 7 deep well project

BAGUIO CITY November 28 – The Baguio Water District (BWD) stated that its deep well drilling project in barangay Camp 7 will benefit hundreds of consumers in barangays Camp 7, Loakan Proper and Bakakeng Norte/Sur once it will be completed.

Appearing before the regular session of the city Council last Monday, BWD officials claimed that the district was able to secure the required permits for the realization of the project that is geared towards increasing the water supply of the residents that stand to benefit from the project.

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ZUMBA FOR SMOKE-FREE BAGUIO

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Zumba instructor Marvin Tulliong and his sister-partner of the MM Fitness Group heat up the crude dance floor before hundreds of fitness enthusiasts who came to support the Smoke-Free Baguio campaign launched last week with a series of activities to enhance awareness on the strict implementation of Ord. 34-17 or the Smoke-Free Ordinance of Baguio which prohibits the use, sale, distribution and advertisement of cigarettes and other tobacco products in public utility vehicles, government-owned vehicles (mobile and stationary), accommodation and entertainment establishments, public buildings, public places, enclosed public places or any enclosed areas outside one's private residence or private place of work except in duly designated smoking areas. - Aileen Refuerzo photo

 

City dads to meet with BCDA, HMC execs

BAGUIO CITY November 28 – The City Council approved a resolution requesting the City Mayor to schedule a meeting among city officials and executives of the State-run Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), the John Hay Management Committee (JHMC) and representatives from concerned government agencies to address various issues relative to the development of the 247-hectare John Hay Special Economic Zone (JHSEZ) which is located within the 625-hectare Camp John Hay forest reservation.

The approval of the resolution came after the appearance of BCDA and JHMC officials before the local legislative body's regular session last Monday wherein they interposed no objection to the proposal emanating from some local legislators for the conduct of a meeting among city officials, BCDA and JHMC executives and representatives from concerned government agencies to address long standing issues relative to the development of the former American rest and recreation area and for the attainment of possible 'win-win solutions' to the identified problems.

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City dads to meet with BCDA, HMC execs

BAGUIO CITY November 28 – The City Council approved a resolution requesting the City Mayor to schedule a meeting among city officials and executives of the State-run Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), the John Hay Management Committee (JHMC) and representatives from concerned government agencies to address various issues relative to the development of the 247-hectare John Hay Special Economic Zone (JHSEZ) which is located within the 625-hectare Camp John Hay forest reservation.

The approval of the resolution came after the appearance of BCDA and JHMC officials before the local legislative body's regular session last Monday wherein they interposed no objection to the proposal emanating from some local legislators for the conduct of a meeting among city officials, BCDA and JHMC executives and representatives from concerned government agencies to address long standing issues relative to the development of the former American rest and recreation area and for the attainment of possible 'win-win solutions' to the identified problems.

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City social welfare office garners two awards in reg'l PaNata service tilt

BAGUIO CITY – The City Social Welfare Development Office (CSWDO) garnered two awards in the regional level of the "Pagkilala sa Natatanging Kontribusyon sa Bayan" (PaNata Ko sa Bayan) 2017 service awards program of the Dept. of Social Welfare and Development.

OCSWADO head Betty Fangasan and assistant head Edith Furigay said the city clinched two Gawad Paglilingkod sa Sambayanan Awards for being the Model Local Government Unit supporting the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and the Model Local Government Unit implementing Day Care Service.

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Team formed to inventory donated properties

BAGUIO CITY November 29 – mayor Mauricio G. Domogan created a team that will be tasked to conduct an inventory of the donated properties to the local government and to facilitate the transfer of the titles to the city to prevent the alleged mishandling of the said properties.

The committee will be composed of City Legal Officer Melchor Carlos Rabanes, City Planning and Development Officer Evelyn G. Cayat, City Assessor Ma. Almaya Adawe, Assistant City General Services Officer Eugene Buyocan and other representatives from various offices of the city.

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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 in Monday's flag-raising rites at City Hall before local officials and employees headed by Vice Mayor Edison Bilog.

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City issues anti-smoking citation ticket

BAGUIO CITY November 28 – Anti-smoking advocates in the city vowed an intensified implementation of the provisions of the city's anti-smoking ordinance following the approval of the issuance of the new citation ticket for smokers approved by the City Anti-Smoking Task Force.

Senior Superintendent Ramil L. Saculles, City Director of the Baguio city Police Office (BCPO) said aside from the expected increase in the number of individuals to be apprehended for violation of the city's anti-smoking ordinance, the timely release of the citation ticket for smokers will definitely improve the monitoring of those who are apprehended not only by the law enforcers but also the deputized members of the Smoke-Free Baguio enforcers.

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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

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
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Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
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