Difficulties in city's anti-graffiti drive, noted

BAGUIO CITY – Except in a few barangays, the city's on-going campaign against illegal graffiti is still experiencing difficulties according to Anti-Graffiti Task Force (AGTF) operations head Ross Goze.

"Graffiti is continuing in the central business district and it seems that the city's anti-graffiti ordinance is not being keenly implemented in the area," he claimed.

Earlier, the task force reiterated its call for barangays to send volunteers for training so they can assist in the city's on-going campaign against graffiti vandalism.

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Airline exec airs insights on Loakan airport

BAGUIO CITY October 17 – An executive of one of the low cost carriers in the country said that the Loakan airport will only be capable of serving the flight requirements of small aircrafts serving domestic flights once it will undergo the needed upgrading.

AirAsia's Chief Executive Officer Capt. Dexter Comendador said there is a need to extend the airport's runway to as much as 400 meters to be able to cater to the requirements of bigger planes that will soon service the Baguio route.

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Staggered market development to be undertaken

BAGUIO CITY October 19 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said that the local government will be implementing a staggered development in certain areas of the city public market while the awaiting the decision of the winning developer, Uniwide Sales and Realty Development Corporation, whether or not it is still interested to pursue total rehabilitation of the city's show window.

The local chief executive said the priority area to be improved by the city will be the old market building along Magsaysay Avenue so that the issues it is a fire hazard and is no longer fit for occupancy will be effectively and efficiently addressed for the safety of the occupants and the market goers.

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Data on tourist arrivals in Baguio still uncertain

BAGUIO CITY October 19 – The City Council Committee on Tourism, Parks, Playgrounds and Special Events admitted that the local government is having difficulty in ascertaining accurate data on the actual number of tourist arrivals in the city year-round, which will serve as basis for policy and decision makers in crafting appropriate programs to boost the local tourism industry's sustained growth.

Councilor Elmer Datuin, Chairman of the City Council Committee on Tourism, Parks, Playgrounds and Special Events, said that the data generated by the City Tourism Office (CTO) comes from the reports of accredited tourism facilities in different parts of the city, but there are figures that should be taken from non-accredited lodging facilities which are being frequented by tourists.

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Timetable on barangay merger proposed

BAGUIO CITY October 19 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) in the city to have the necessary timetable in the implementation of the merger of the city's 128 barangays PRIOR TO THE CONDUCT of the May 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections.

The local chief executive underscored it is best for the existing number of barangays to be reduced, as per the acceptable merger proposal, to guarantee the maximum utilization of available resources for the development of city barangays to be at par with similarly-situated barangays in other highly urbanized cities in the country.

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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

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
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Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
July 26 SLU-BC

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