BAGUIO CITY - DILG Secretary Mar Roxas issued Memorandum Circular No. 2012-192 enjoining all provincial governors, city mayors, municipal mayors, punong barangays, DILG regional directors and others concerned to support the "Million Volunteer Run Year 2" on Feb 10, 2013 simultaneously in all key cities and municipalities nationwide.

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City hold week of prayer for Christian unity

BAGUIO CITY - The Baguio-Benguet Ecumenical Group (BBEG) in coordination with Baguio Character Council, National Council of Churches in the Philippines, Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, coun. Philian Louise Weygan-Allan launched the Week of Prayer with the theme "What does the Lord require of us" during the Monday flag raising ceremony at Baguio City Hall grounds last Jan. 21.

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Igorot kickboxers in action

Jack Suldayan (Team Unicon and Jay Olod (Team Torogi) exchanges kicks and punches for a short period before Olod knocked out Suldayan in the 60kgs division Tourney last January 26 at the Baguio Convention Center. Below photo shows of the action in another 60kgs match between Biondi Dayangadang of Team Unicom and Alvin Velasco of Team Torogi. Dayangadang won the bout via a unanimous decision.


City readies Snake celeb

BAGUIO CITY – the city government in partnership with the Baguio Filipino Chinese Community is preparing for the grand celebration of 'Spring Festival' come February here.

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Rotarians strengthen brgy mediators

BAGUIO CITY – the Rotary Club of Baguio South spearheaded a training and workshop on 'Peace and Conflict Resolutions' here.

Councilor Betty Lourdes Tabanda who initiated the event said, the activity was jointly undertaken by the City Government of Baguio and the Rotarians in cooperation with the City Prosecutors Office, the Baguio Apaches and her office.'

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CA affirms RTC ruling on validity of baguio market dev't contract

BAGUIO CITY – The Court of Appeals upheld a 2008 Regional Trial Court (RTC) decision affirming the validity of the city government's contract with the Uniwide Sales Realty and Resources Corporation (Uniwide) for the development of the city public market.

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City, beneco pursue streetlight management deal while led deal remains in limbo

BAGUIO CITY – The city government and the Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc. (BENECO) finally decided to pursue their long-delayed streetlight management deal even as the city's Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology venture remains in limbo due to questions on its feasibility.

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Panagbenga 2013 ready

BAGUIO CITY – "It's all systems go for the Baguio Flower Festival 2013," Mayor Mauricio Domogan said, together with other city officials who attended the Panagbenga press conference at the Baguio Country Club last Wednesday.

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Independent financial status, a dream - BFFI

BAGUIO CITY – Being a debutante this year, the Baguio Flower Festival known as the Panagbenga, dreams of being financially stable; not being solely dependent on sponsors and the local government of Baguio for funds to run the month-long floral-themed activities.

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The Co main Event

Bontoc warrior Hanzel Olosan and Robert Watts of Alberta Canada in their action packed 65kgs division of the "First Quarter Storm". The Canadian fighter won via unanimous decision.


Dads okay experimental vending at mines view satellite markt building

BAGUIO CITY - The city council last Monday authorized Mayor Mauricio Domogan to implement experimental vending at the Mines View Park Multi-purpose Building.

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City Mayor Mauricio Domogan answers queries from local media on pressing issues January 14 regarding the on-going Burnham Park dredging and Session Road asphalting activities in time for the Panagbenga celebrations. photo by paul rillorta




Ms. Edith Marquez takes her oath of office before City Mayor Mauricio Domogan Monday (Jan. 14) as the newest Kagawad of Imelda Village Barangay. photo by paul rillorta


Cold season feature: why cayat couldn't hold his drink in 1937

As in Baguio's formative years, we're back nto the coldest season, this one partly induced by drizzle supposedly unusual in January yet most likely triggered by climate change. Reason enough to bring out those mothballed winter and leather jackets. Or to go for the old reliable: a shot of gin, and then another.

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Crackdown on vs. night establishments catering to minors

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan directed concerned offices here to intensify operations against night establishments selling or serving liquor to minors as a means of curbing juvenile violence.

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Panagbenga 2013 prohibitions as to campaigning and logo use

BAGUIO CITY – No political campaigning activities shall be allowed during the celebration of Panagbenga 2013, especially during the grand street dancing parade on February 23.

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