THE PANAGBENGA 2018 GRAND FLOAT PARADE

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Busol Watershed

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan teaches Grade Six students of Dominican-Mirador Elementary School the importance of preserving the trees which they will soon inherit at the Busol Watershed March 9.

 

LONGEST PINE NEEDLE

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Students of Dominican-Mirador Elementary School shows off their entries for the longest pine needle during a simple program for children at the Busol Watershed last march 9.

 

Float Parade 3

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Inspired by a popular online game "Angry Bird", is the City Government's flower float this years.

 

Float Parade 1

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A giant flower dragon float seems to be resting at the Baguio Athletic bowl with the  Baguio Cathedral at the background.

 

The Kawayan

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The Kawayan,(a celebration on a child’s birth)- Performed by the cultural performers from Tabuk City, Kalinga got this years second best performance in the Panagbenga Street Dancing competition.

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Lower House Committee okays Autonomy Act

BAGUIO CITY – The House of Representatives Committee on Local Government has approved on committee level House Bill 5595 entitled "An Act Establishing the Cordillera Autonomous Region" during its hearing last Wednesday.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan who attended the hearing said the bill was passed without many questions or debates.

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Book on Igorots to be launched in April

"Igorot by Heart", a book compilation of keynote speeches and presentations from the eight previous International Igorot Consultations (IIC) of the Igorot Global Organization (IGO)will be launched on April 11 at the 9th IIC set at the Baguio Country Club here.

"The essays on the Igorots - the mountain people of the Cordillera in Northern Luzon, Philippines – cover land, people and culture," according to the synopsis released by the book editors. "These accounts span 100 years of Igorot experiences, from the 1904 St. Louis Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, USA and the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, Washington, USA, to the second and third generation Igorots presently residing in North America and Europe."

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Dads set separate inquiry on SM lot sale

BAGUIO CITY – Aside from conducting a public hearing on the proposed expansion of SM Baguio and the opposition it generated, the city council will conduct a separate inquiry on the circumstances leading to the sale, transfer and development of the lot occupied by the mall and its expansion area on March 5.

The body last Monday invited city planning and development officer-in-charge Engr. Evelyn Cayat, Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) Cordillera director Teresita Galacgac and Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Cordillera regional executive director Clarence Baguilat to shed light on the issue in its session at 2 p.m.

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City to fete top ten Business Taxpayers, resets raffle draw to March 23

BAGUIO CITY – The city government will fete the top ten business taxpayers in the city this year in an awarding program set during the flag-raising ceremonies on March 26, 8 a.m. at the City Hall grounds.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan said this is one of the city's ways of showing its gratitude for the taxpayers for keeping their obligations.

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BIG BROTHERS

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Grade six students of the Dominican-Mirador Elementary School undergoes crash course in planting bamboo by Bishop Carlito Cenzon, Congressman Bernardo Vergara, Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Councilor Elmer Datuin and Directors of the Baguio Water District at the Busol Watershed last March 9.

 

Float Parade 2

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City's top three officials, Mayor Mauricio Domogan (front with the Panagbenga mace), Congressman Bernardo M. Vergara (back L) and Vice Mayor Danny Farinas, waved in acknowledgement to the crowd during the monstrous Panagbenga parade of floats last Sunday.

 

Panagbenga 2012

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With the mace of power in his hand, Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan led other officials both of the city and the Cordillera at the front of the parade. With the rays of the sun at their backs participants of the Panagbenga grand street parade starts at exactly 8 in the morning.

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The Benguet Adivay

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Performed by the cultural performers from Kabayan Municipality won the first prize in this year’s Panagbenga Street Dancing competition getting P200,000.00 cash award.

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Cordillera to join nation-wide earthquake drill on March 1

While earthquakes can't still be predicted, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council has set a nation-wide drill on March 1 to help people "predict" their responsible individual and collective responses should an earth-shaker occur.

Regional director Olivia Luces of the Office of Civil Defense has called on heads of Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (LDRRMC) to mobilize their communities for the simultaneous response and evacuation drill, the time of which will be announced early this week.

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Council sets public hearing on SM issue, seeks status quo on trees

BAGUIO CITY – The city council will hold a public hearing on the SM Baguio expansion project and the impending cutting and balling out of trees in the area tomorrow (Monday), 2 p.m. at the Sangguniang Panlungsod session hall.

The body last Monday voted to convert its regular session into a public hearing to give chance to protagonists to ventilate their stands on the issue which became controversial amid rousing opposition generated by the expansion project's expected balling out of 182 trees at the mall company's newly acquired property adjacent to its present site in Luneta Hill.

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Clup consultations wrapped up; Mayor open to recommendations

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Thursday expressed reception to the recommendations culled from the various sectors consulted on theproposed updated Baguio City Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) and Zoning Ordinance.

The mayor who heads the City Development Council (CDC) which drafted the updated CLUP said there are entries in the draft that need to be changed for practical reasons like the limit on the number of stories recommended for buildings in the city.

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ADVISORY

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
July 26 SLU-BC

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STATE OF THE REGION ADDRESS

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Click on the City's Programs and Projects Menus for the 1ST State of the City Address

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Click on the City's Programs and Projects Menus for the complete list

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Autonomy Working Draft is also in the Legislative Directory

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