Residents' help sought as waste collection slows down due transfer site woes

BAGUIO CITY – The city government is appealing to residents here for help and cooperation in waste management as collection activities slow down anew due to problems at the city's temporary transfer station at the Irisan Limekiln.

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Tax reforms pushed amid city's rising concerns

BAGUIO CITY – City executives last week pushed anew for the adoption of tax reforms to boost the city's revenues and enable the city to address its rising concerns.

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City braces for spillover of metro squatters' bold resistance

BAGUIO CITY – The city government is preparing for the possibility of a bolder show of force by informal settlers here as an aftermath of the display of reckless defense by squatters in resisting the demolition of their homes in Silverio Compound in Paranaque City resulting to a violent clash with government authorities recently

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Mayor seeks understanding for delayed waste pick-up

BAGUIO CITY – City Mayor Mauricio Domogan has appealed for understanding from residents here on the delayed pick-up of garbage by the city's trucks.

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Entrepreneurial training set for barangay, youth chiefs

Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo is encouraging barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan chairs to attend the second "Negosyo sa Barangay Entrepreneurship Development Training: The Next Level" set for the Luzon Cluster on May 30 to June 2.

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Fianza proposes sports council

City councilor Peter Fianza has proposed the establishment of a Baguio Sports Promotion and Development Council to serve as advisory body to give direction to the city's sports programs.

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Mayor: planned change in land titling process will not abet squatting

BAGUIO CITY – The planned shift from townsite reservation to direct award mode of land titling as contained in the proposed amendment of the Baguio City Charter will not abet squatting in the city as the new process, once approved, will not cover applicants with illegitimate and dubious claims.

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Clean and green contest still on

BAGUIO CITY – One barangay per district, from the city's twenty districts vies for the cleanest and greenest title as judges make the rounds until the end of this month to validate results from the first level judging.

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DOJ stops collecting legal fees

BAGUIO CITY – the collection of legal fees entire the country has been terminated.

This was revealed by Deputy City Prosecutor Gloria Agunos April 25 after receiving a directive from Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima to stop collections.

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Gov. pack road still only option for central terminal; standardized parking fees sought

BAGUIO CITY – Gov. Pack Road remains to be the city's only option for a central terminal for public utility vehicles.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Monday said the city's hope to acquire a portion of the Bureau of Animal Industry lot at Green Valley here for a south-bound bus terminal remained dim as the site has been issued a title in favor of a private person.

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Mayor ok's closure of more city streets for rehab

BAGUIO CITY – another major road repair is underway in this Mountain City in time for the influx of students this coming June.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan said he has already approved the partial closure of Kayang Extension and total closure of Chanum Street as requested by District Engineer Ireneo Gallato of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

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Mayor prays for immediate release of Irisan retaining wall funds

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan expressed concern over the unreleased funds for the Irisan Controlled Dump Facility's retaining wall here.

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Inmates mark environmental theme anew

They may not bother to translate Karl Marx's ideas to politics, but inmates of the city jail now and then flesh out his quotation, specially the first part: "From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs."

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City to enhance hospitality for weather-beaten tourists

BAGUIO CITY – The city government aims to improve its hospitality to keep up with the influx of tourists who continue to come in droves to this mountain city even after Holy Week to seek relief from the intense summer heat of the lowlands.

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2-day jobs fair

BAGUIO CITY - The city government as represented by the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) in coordination with other government offices and agencies shall conduct a jobs fair on May 1 and 2 at the Baguio Convention Center.

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Electrical connections dialogue on

BAGUIO CITY - Due to discrepancies in the number of applications and approved electrical service connection at the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) and Special Services Office, City Mayor's Office (SSD-CMO), a dialogue shall be conducted as with the revision of several documents for said application.

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