Release of fund for dumpsite rehab awaited

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan expressed hopes that the P110 million approved by President Benigno Aquino for the rehabilitation of the collapsed retaining wall at Irisan dumpsite here will be released soon to ensure early implementation of the project.

"Hopefully the national government will release the fund approved in principle early so the project can be expedited and completed hopefully before the onset of the rainy season next year," the mayor said.

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Christmas activities on

BAGUIO CITY – The suspension of the number coding scheme for private vehicles begin this Monday, Dec. 19 until Jan. 2, as Christmas activities peak in the barangays and within the central business district. As to the administrative order issued by Mayor Mauricio Domogan earlier, local tourists and visitors may travel to scenic spots around the city in their vehicles and also join in the slated activities.

Linggo ng Kabataan which started Dec. 12 shall end today, Sunday at Malcolm Square; as with the celebration of foreign group balikbayan at SM.

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Story telling session program for school children last Dec. 16


US Ambassador Harry K. Thomas was met by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during his arrival for the story telling Session program for school children last Dec. 16 Friday. The US envoy also donated baseball equipment to baseball clubs.


Ambassador Harry K. Thomas trying to inspire school kids on the importance of books and reading it during the  story telling session program sponsored by the US embassy and the City government at the City Library last Friday Dec. 16 as Mayor Mauricio Domogan, background and Councilor Philian Weygan Allan listen.


Public school inside PMA faces closure

A village needs to have an elementary school to be sustainable and whole, yet Philippine Military Academy-Fort del Pilar Barangay here may yet lose its own, together with its high school annex.

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City may receive P85M peza share payment next year

BAGUIO CITY – The city government may receive next year part of the P125 million uncollected tax share from the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) operations which for years has remained unpaid by the national government.

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BENECO urged to include metered lights in streetlight offer

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan wants Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc. (BENECO) to include the metered lights in its offer to manage the city's streetlights.

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Council begins budget deliberation

BAGUIO CITY – The city council will being deliberating on the proposed city budget for 2012 pegged by the executive department under Mayor Mauricio Domogan at P1,146,957,000 in tomorrow's regular session.

The body invited members of the Local Finance Committee to shed light on proposed budget particularly the income portion.

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Ordinance out prohibiting parking in city sts

BAGUIO CITY – Portions of upper General Luna, Brent Road, Laurel st., and around Rotunda park shall be off-limits to parking, as to Ordinance 55, s. of 2011, collectively approved by the city council, and also approved by Mayor Mauricio Domogan.

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Warm Christmas in Cool Baguio on

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last Friday evening called for renewal, hope, faith and love among Baguio people this Christmas, as he joined other city officials in lighting up the Norfolk Pine as a Christmas tree at the foot of Session road. A downpour did not dampen the enthusiasm of the singers and the audience but prevented other choral groups from performing as scheduled.

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Seminar on tourist data reporting done

BAGUIO CITY – Owners and operators of primary, secondary and related tourism enterprises in the city listened as Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Purificacion Molintas and Baguio Country Club General Manager Anthony De Leon discussed salient points of RA 9593 or the New Tourism Law at the City Hall Multi-purpose hall last Wednesday.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan who delivered the welcome remarks expressed appreciation for the audiences' concern for the industry and that such should be sustained.

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HB 5595: Cordi reps sans two launch autonomy dream in congress

BAGUIO CITY – "The only way we can succeed is if we act together."

Thus, said mayor Mauricio Domogan last week, apparently lamenting failure of two Cordillera congressmen to set their hands on the proposed organic act now known as House Bill (HB) 5595.

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Baguio siphons Urdaneta mints dry, tops Reg'l. TKD bash

URDANETA CITY – Twenty-five gold mints. Eleven silver medals. Thirteen bronze finishes. With the Baguio Defenders Taekwondo Do Jang (BDTDJ), 'home advantage' is mere trite expression.

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Mayor eyes specific guidelines on firecracker sale, use

BAGUIO CITY – The city government will come up with more specific guidelines on the sale and use of firecrackers here to ensure strict compliance by the populace and achieve the city's ultimate aim of preventing firecracker-related injuries.

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Domogan: value reformation key to countering aids problem

BAGUIO CITY – Values reformation remains to be the key to stem the country's worsening problem on Human Immuno Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS), Mayor Mauricio Domogan stressed on Monday.

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Number coding suspended, dec. 19 - jan 2

BAGUIO CITY – Private vehicle owners may travel around Baguio, from Dec. 19 to Jan. 2, without fear of being apprehended for violation of the number coding ordinance as Mayor Mauricio Domogan signed last week the administrative order for the traffic scheme's suspension.

The move was done as tourists are expected to attend to the numerous activities as slated by the city government this Christmas season.

There is a need to provide visitors and local residents free access to roads to be able to attend to activities, and visit tourist spots around the city and its suburbs, the mayor stated in the AO.

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Baguio trounces rest of North Luzon, trains guns at national 'Batang Pinoy'

BAGUIO CITY –About 600-athletes from 16-regions in Northern Luzon jockeying for tickets to the national round. Three hundred seventy-seven medals in contention in 16-sports disciplines.

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