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Domogan backs Juvenile law amendments; erring kids’ days numbered

BAGUIO CITY – "The intentions of the law is good... but the flaws are coming out now."

Thus said mayor Mauricio Domogan last week rallied for immediate amendments to the Juvenile Justice Welfare Act (RA 9344) even as the Congress of the Philippines is set to "suspend" implementation of the same.

These, in the heels of mushrooming incidence of gang-related crimes involving mostly high school kids and equally disturbing rise of kids emboldened by faulty legislation to run away from their homes placing, albeit wrongfully, the local police in the spotlight even as the "missing" merely decided to be "missed".

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Report on teen disappearances clarified; most of those missing are plain runaways

BAGUIO CITY– The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) Tuesday allayed fears of the existence of a kidnap group preying on teenaged girls here after reports on the number of missing girls reaching 56 here caused alarm among residents and city officials.

City police director Sr. Supt. David Lacdan affirmed that the Women and Children Protection Center (WCPC) indeed recorded 56 female students missing with ages ranging from 12-25 years from January to August 2011 but further verification showed that only 11 of the number remained missing to date.

"However, the BCPO would like to clarify that these missing young girls are neither abducted nor kidnapped. Most of them ran away from home or eloped with their lovers and some of the reported missing persons were tourists," Lacdan stressed in a press statement.

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Character city week set

BAGUIO CITY – The city will celebrate the Annual Character City Week from Sept. 19-25.

CouncilorPhilian Louise Weygan-Allan, coordinator of the character program, said the activities will be launched on Monday (Sept. 19) during the flag-raising ceremonies at City Hall.

During the launching, the business sector will distribute character reformation materials to taxi, jeepney groups, government employees, students and other sectors.

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Dog and cat days set

BAGUIO CITY– To help contain the spread of rabies through pets and animal bites, City Veterinarian Dr. Brigit Piok has announced the conduct of free vaccination for dogs and cats in celebration of World Rabies Day on September 28. The vaccination started Sept 13 up to the 16th, and shall be done again on Sept. 28 and October 4. Interested pet-owners may bring their pets at the City Veterinary Office at the Slaughter House compound.

A dog walk is also scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 1, from the top of Session road to Burnham Park, in celebration of Animal Welfare day on October 4. Owners of dogs are enjoined to be at the Banco de Oro area by 5:30 AM, Oct. 1, along Upper Session road

Registration for the activities is free, at the Veterinary Office.

The activities are spearheaded by the City Government of Baguio City Veterinary Office in coordination with the Department of Agriculture.

 

PDIC to conduct LBC depositor’s forum in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY– A depositor's forum is being set for LBC Development clients here in the city as soon as a convenient date and suitable venue is found. Procedures for servicing of deposit insurance claims, queries as to deposits, and distribution of claim forms shall be responded to during and after the forum.

This is according to a letter from Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) Executive Vice President Cristina QueOrbeta to Mayor Mauricio Domogan officially informing him of the prohibition of LBC bank to do business in the country. The bank has been placed under receivership with the PDIC as of last Friday, Sept. 9, as to the New Central Bank Act and through the Monetary Board of the BangkoSentralngPilipinas.

"As receiver, PDIC's primary interest is the immediate and effective takeover of the bank, its assets, records and affairs in order to safeguard their integrity for the protection of the interests of its depositors, creditors and the general public....." EVP QueOrbeta stated in her letter.

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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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