School Opens June 4; Deped Pilots New K-12 Program Curriculum

BAGUIO CITY – Public elementary and high schools will open on June 4 with the Department of Education piloting the K-12 program's new curriculum for Grade I and Grade VII.

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Writ Compromise Seen

BAGUIO CITY – A compromise agreement is in the offing for the settlement of the Writ of Kalikasan case filed against the city government over the use of Irisan dumpsite.

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Medical Mission Reaches Out To Data, Sabangan

In a country where treatment costs are often beyond the reach of even the employed and those covered by health insurance, a medical mission is always a step up to the plate. It's an outreach always welcome, always needed any season of the year.

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Samaritans Boost Cancer Victims’ Chances

Led by a small charity founded by an Igorot karate teacher in Germany, Samaritans have given hope to two mothers and a widower in the thick of their fights against the big C.

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CNN hero


Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan awarding the Certificate of Commendation from the city to Madam Robin Lim, CNN's 2011 Hero of the year during the Monday Flag raising ceremony at the City Hall Ground as Vice Mayor Danny Farinas looks on. Robin Lim whose mother is from Baguio is a Filipino American Midwife who have distinguished herself in her programs and projects aimed to uplift the reproductive health of Indonesian women.


Labor Day Job Hunting Nets 1,201 Hired on the Spot

BAGUIO CITY – job hunters who went out last May 1 and 2 have been offered jobs on the spot.

This was revealed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan during the Weekly Ugnayan Presser Wednesday, after the conduct of the 2-day Jobs Fair at the Baguio Convention Center.

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Heroes and kids recall baguio liberation

On the war, Corporal Raymundo Gadgad recalled the torture that steeled a young guerrilla's resolve to fight. His fellow hero, Private Robert Bellasi, remembered how the 3rd Platoon of "C" Company led by Lt. Alfredo Agtarap was wiped out in the night in the Battle of Sablan.

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Residents' help sought as waste collection slows down due transfer site woes

BAGUIO CITY – The city government is appealing to residents here for help and cooperation in waste management as collection activities slow down anew due to problems at the city's temporary transfer station at the Irisan Limekiln.

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Gov. pack road still only option for central terminal; standardized parking fees sought

BAGUIO CITY – Gov. Pack Road remains to be the city's only option for a central terminal for public utility vehicles.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Monday said the city's hope to acquire a portion of the Bureau of Animal Industry lot at Green Valley here for a south-bound bus terminal remained dim as the site has been issued a title in favor of a private person.

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City Heads Scramble For Solutions As Waste Output Soars

BAGUIO CITY – City officials huddled in an emergency meeting Wednesday to plot resolutions and strategies to tackle the burgeoning waste problem even as Mayor Mauricio Domogan reported that the city's daily waste output has soared from 166 to 200 tons.

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City Steps Up Campaign Against Man-Made And Natural Calamity

The city strengthened its defense system against calamity – be it natural or man-made – , as mayor Mauricio Domogan signed last week two agreements, one for weather monitoring and another rekindling the city's commitment to the campaign against illegal labor recruitment.

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Mayor Assures Retention Of Forest Areas In New Clup

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday assured the retention of all the forest and watershed areas in the proposed Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) of the city.

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For the Cordillera Environment


A cycling participant of the Globe Cordillera Challenge (with the Radar at his back) wave as he traverse the Mt. Kabuyao road on its way to the summit of Mt. Sto. Tomas in Tuba Benguet last May 5, 2012. The event, co-hosted by the city of Baguio and the Municipality of Tuba is bankrolled by the Globe Telecommunications and aimed to raise funds for "Tree Nurseries" and Libraries in various parts of the Cordillera Region through its partner, the Cordillera Conservation Trust. Three Hundred 320 riders participated in this event.


Samaritans Prop Up Two Cancer Patients

Since he could still walk, Adonis Togana, a 45-year old public high school teacher, made the rounds for days until Samaritans pooled enough for his second bout with cancer on the leg.

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After five surgeries, mother needs support for five chemo treatments

The laboratory test results last February for patient Veronica Bitaga, a 56-year old mother of four of Pucsusan Barangay here, showed some things missing: ovaries – absent; appendix – absent; gall bladder – absent.

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Tax reforms pushed amid city's rising concerns

BAGUIO CITY – City executives last week pushed anew for the adoption of tax reforms to boost the city's revenues and enable the city to address its rising concerns.

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Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
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