Mayor sets rules on waste management transfer

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week set the rules for the transfer of the solid waste management from the city environment and parks management office (CEPMO) to the general services office (GSO).

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DENR say awaited on writ of kalikasan compromise

BAGUIO CITY – The compromise agreement for the settlement of the Writ of Kalikasan case against the city over the use of Irisan dumpsite has been submitted to the Court of Appeals but the court decision will have to wait until the position of the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the National Solid Waste Management Board (NSWMB) on said accord had been heard.

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13 kidney patients get relief from pcso

Like many of their kind, Amor Orpilla and Mary Grace Binay-an had survived on empty. Once, twice, or even repeatedly, they had skipped a session of their twice-a-week hemodialysis, the filtering out of impurities in the blood through a machine that substitutes for kidneys.

Hemodialysis is expensive, that's why. It's also for a life-time, unless one could afford to undergo kidney transplant.

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Nutrition workers accent on veggies

First, the bad news: Filipinos are eating less and less vegetables. From 145 grams per day in 1978, consumption had decreased to only 110 grams per day in 2008.

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Independence day


Looking back on our past, students of the "Baguio City High School Special Performing for the Arts", performed a drama ( last Tuesday in celebration of our Independence day ) of the Philippine revolution that led to the declaration of Independence day on June 12, 1898 or 114th year ago. Inset is Mayor Mauricio Domogan giving his Independence day message.


Mayor appeals for cooperation to ease traffic

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday, during the Weekly Ugnayan Presser appealed to residents here to help ease traffic in highly congested areas of the city by cooperating with authorities.

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Water system rehab at city hall proposed

BAGUIO CITY- The city council last week approved on first reading the proposed resolution of Councilor Betty Lourdes Tabanda for the immediate rehabilitation of the water system at city hall.

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Burnham rental fee increase eyed

BAGUIO CITY – The city government plans to increase the rental fees for the various concessionaires at Burnham Park.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Monday said the city needs to update the schedule of fees for businesses operating at the park to generate more fund for its upkeep and management.

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Mayor orders feasibility study on asin hotspring resort dev't

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan has ordered the conduct of a feasibility study on the development of Asin Hotspring Resort to turn it into an income-generating asset.

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City streamlines demolition procedures

BAGUIO CITY – The city's anti-squatting committee further streamlined the process involved in the demolition of illegal structures to make it more effective in addressing the squatting problem.

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Team notes kinks in anti-plastic ordinance

It looks like the city's ordinance banning plastic bags and advocating use of paper and other biodegradable containers in groceries needs to be amended before it can be fully implemented.

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Rotary hands over x-ray machine to bghmc

As chief of a regional hospital that serves patients from other regions, Dr. Manuel Factora couldn't underestimate the value of a brand new Shimadzu mobile x-ray machine that members of Rotary turned over last Thursday to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.

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Triumphant Baguio delegation


Triumphant Baguio delegation to the Philippine National Games held in Dumaguete City posed with City Officials led by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan after being feted last Monday Flag ceremony for garnering the over all championship among all the Local Government Units that participated in the PNG.


City's ESL near realization

BAGUIO CITY – an alternative site for an Eg ngineered Sanitary Landfill (ESL) is being considered by the city government here to address the garbage problem.

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Independence day messages

BAGUIO CITY- Freedom from pessimism and the ability to accept the need for positive change is Independence day speaker Police Chief Superintendent Benjamin Magalong's message last Tuesday at the Baguio Convention Center.

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City seeks to reclaim BIBAK lot

BAGUIO CITY – The city council on Monday served intention to acquire ownership of the BIBAK lot along Harrison Road here which is presently mired in occupancy issues involving barangay officials and members of the Cordillera People's Liberation Army (CPLA).

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