City honors cab driver's honesty

BAGUIO CITY – honesty is the best policy.

That is what Hector Valdo, a 42-year old taxi driver exemplified after returning a bag containing eight thousand Canadian dollars, two thousand five hundred pesos and important documents.

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Fil-Chi partnership in city strong despite tensions

BAGUIO CITY – strong partnership and cooperation is proving beneficial in this Mountain City despite tensions between China and the Philippines over Scarborough Shoal.

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TTMC meets for traffic matters

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan during the Transport and Traffic Management meeting last week requested that a detailed study be done on a proposed traffic scheme as to its effect on the environment and motorists' convenience before experimentation and further, implementation.

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City conducts seminar to strengthen coops

BAGUIO CITY – a two-day seminar on Basic Cooperative Course was sponsored by the City government here to guide cooperatives towards attaining their goals.

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250 qualify for stude summer job program

BAGUIO CITY – A total of 250 students qualified for this year's Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) of the city government.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan the student-grantees will begin reporting to their jobs at the various departments of the city government beginning April 23 until May 28.

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Hopes dim for BCDA-CJHDEVCO amicable settlement

BAGUIO CITY – Hopes continued to dim for an out-of-court settlement between the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) and the Camp John Hay Development Corporation (CJHDevCo) over lease rental issues for Camp John Hay.

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City to submit position paper on charter change bill

BAGUIO CITY – The city will submit its position paper on House Bill No. 3759 or An Act Revising the Charter of the City of Baguio.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan said the position paper will be considered by the Senate committee on local government chaired by Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. before the bill can be submitted for plenary debates and amendments in the Senate.

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Teacher in second bout against cancer

In-between making the rounds in search of Samaritans, public high school teacher Adonis Togana would look up, tossing to the sky questions he had asked a hundred times before.

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Kids to join heroes in marking baguio's liberation

Baguio will mark its liberation from the Japanese forces to the day 67 years ago on April 27. Still, the significance of the event seems not to resonate. It seems felt only among the dwindling ranks of veterans and elderly civilians who fought for liberation and survived the horrors of a war too remote to be recalled.

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City joins global celebration of 'World Meningitis Day'

BAGUIO CITY – April 24 marks the fourth 'World Meningitis Day' which is annually celebrated across the globe including the City of Pines.

The yearly celebration was conceptualized to raise awareness about the life-threatening disease to save millions of children worldwide.

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Time limit for disco operation reiterated

BAGUIO CITY – a proposed resolution of Councilor Philian Louise Weygan-Allan has been approved by the City council Monday here bringing to the front erring nightclubs and bars not complying with city ordinances.

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More heads benefit in 'operation tuli'

BAGUIO CITY - the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC), Cobalt building was overflowing with young boys ages 15 down to go under the knife last April 14 here.

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Block IV hopefuls warned: no palakasan in award of stalls

BAGUIO CITY – Only legitimate vendors who will pass the criteria set by the city government will be awarded stalls at the soon to be completed Block IV section of the city market.

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CLUP finalization on

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday pushed for the approval of the proposed updated Baguio City Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) and Zoning Ordinance by the city council.

The mayor said he will reconvene the City Development Council (CDC) which drafted the updated CLUP and will move for the return of the draft to the august body for action.

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Mayor answers critics on SM issue

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday said he will not be cowed by any display of force into supporting a cause especially if such is not consistent with the law.

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IGO consultation dwells on cordillera resource as key to regional development

Speakers and delegates of the 9th Igorot International Consultation here took turns calling for greater control by the Cordillera of its natural resources for its own development and the preservation and promotion of the eroding cultural heritage of this highland region.

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