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TOWER POWER

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Mary Joy Baron of Team Baguio blocks a spike from Team Ifugao for a victory in the CARAA Meet Secondary Girls Division Volleyball Tournament February 8.

 

VICTORIOUS

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Baguio Elementary Girls Volleyball Team celebrates after winning over rival team Mountain Province during the CARAA Meet in Tabuk City, Kalinga February 8.

 

Goin for Gold

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Baguio runner Jasmin Felix breezes over her opponents in the 100m hurdles for Secondary Girls in the first day of the CARAA 2012 Meet 2012 held at the Kalinga Sports Complex, Bulanao, Tabuk City

 

Dads ask legal office to reply to P-noy's order on Bocap case

BAGUIO CITY – The city council on Monday asked the city legal office to take charge of the body's comments and other needed actions relative to the barangay administrative case of Bakakeng Central barangay captain Helen Miranda now pending before the Office of the President (OP).

The OP through Undersecretary and Assistant Executive Secretary for legal Affairs Ronaldo Geron ordered the city council to submit its comments on a memorandum on appeal filed by former Bakakeng Central Punong Barangay Alicia Pacsi-Dizon, et. al. for Miranda's suspension over cases of grave misconduct and abuse of authority.

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Mayor: No need to halt asin bid

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday said there is no need to stop the bidding of the Asin mini-hydroelectric plants despite an appeal from the Tuba town officials to stay the bidding due to questions on the mini-hydroelectric plant no. 3 lot ownership and claims payment.

"I don't think it's an issue that would merit stopping our bidding out the facilities," the mayor said during his Ugnayang Panlungsod press briefing.

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Mayor firm city not dumping at Irisan

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday maintained that the city government has stopped using the Irisan facility as dumping ground and as transfer or sorting area for wastes in compliance with the Environmental Protection Order (TEPO) of the Supreme Court (SC).

The mayor dismissed reports of its alleged continued dumping at the site as untrue even as he invited critics to go to the site and "see for themselves."

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Mayor: Pedestrianization feasible

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan wants to weight things first before the concept of pedestrianizing Session Road can be done but added it is feasible.

Domogan was reacting to queries from the Local media Wednesday during the weekly Ugnayan presser on the possibility of continuing with the concept of pedestrianization as what transpired during the January 27 temporary closure of a portion of Session Road to pave the way for the conduct of the project 'Recreating People Friendly Session Road' spearheaded by a Multi-sectoral group of Architect Joseph Alabanza, Dir. Purificacion Molintas, Fr. Lorenzo Abela, Jr. and other stakeholders.

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Baguio Flower Festival 2012

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The Children remains to be the star of the Panagbenga 17 years since it came into being. Photo shows some of the participant's gestures during the drum and lyre street dancing last February 1and another outstanding performance at the athletic bowl.

 

Mayor assures city's compliance with writ

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday assured that the city government will comply with the order of the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the use of Irisan dumpsite as dumping area and as temporary holding or staging point for wastes saying this has been the city's ultimate goal.

"We will abide by the court order. That has been our direction – to clear the garbage in the dumpsite and later convert the area into a park – but of course, it can't be done overnight," the mayor said.

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FIRST SCORE

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Baseball Team Baguio scores over rival team Benguet during a match February 8 at Tabuk City, Kalinga Sports Complex.

 

City answers writ of kalikasan, seeks dismissal of case

BAGUIO CITY – The city government on Feb. 3 filed its answer to the allegations lodged in the Writ of Kalikasan filed by petitioners led by Benguet Rep. Ronald Cosalan over the continued use of the Irisan dumpsite.

The Supreme Court last January 17 granted said writ and issued Temporary Environmental Protection Order (TEPO) to stop the use of Irisan dumpsite as dumping area and as temporary holding or staging point for wastes.

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Domogan, Farinas defend grant of financial support to panagbenga

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Vice Mayor Daniel Farinas on Monday defended the city government's grant of financial support to the Baguio Flower Festival amid questions on the practicability of extending such subsidy.

"I think it is but proper that we continually support this activity because it is our own festivity which has evolved into a much-awaited national and even international event. To run a festival of this magnitude would necessitate the cooperation of both the public and private sectors," the mayor said.

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BFF 2012 activities on,

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan invited the general public to the Panagbenga activities this week, the major highlights being the on-going Market Encounter at Burnham Park, Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom at Melvin Jones on Sunday morning, and Handog ng Panagbenga sa Pamilya Baguio at Burnham Park. The two activities including the Fluvial Float Parade at Burnham Lake, shall all be done Feb. 12.

"Let us enjoy the activities, as this is our very own festival," the mayor said during the regular media forum last week. He assured Baguioites and tourists that activities have been prepared for people of all ages, and from all walks of life.

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Panagbenga opens with parade and dance showdown

BAGUIO CITY – With flowers and waving feathers, bright cloaks and shimmering veils, flags and twirling umbrellas, instruments covered with blooms and dancing musicians; pupils garbed in neon-colored costumes and accessories, from elementary schools kicked off Panagbenga 2012 with a parade from Panagbenga Park up to the Baguio Athletic Bowl, last Wednesday.

A dance showdown followed until the announcement of winners just after noon. Baguio Central Elementary School won with a Hundred and Thirty Thousand (130,000) prize, followed by Don Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School with a Hundred and Ten Thousand (P110,000) peso prize; as Special Education Center garnered third place with Ninety Thousand Pesos (P90,000) for their efforts.

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Mayor orders illegal vending crackdown

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan this week warned illegal street vendors selling their wares on congested streets and pedestrian pathways to cooperate and stop illegal vending activities.

The Anti-Peddling Task Force has launched a saturation drive to rid the city from illegal vendors targeting areas with high concentration of illegal vending such as lakandula area.

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Baguio Flower Festival 2012 opening parade

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Officials led by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan and Congressman Bernardo Vergara were in the front during the opening parade last February 1. 

 
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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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