Free burial assistance for indigent residents

BAGUIO CITY – The city council approved on final reading Ordinance No. 107 series of 2017 or the Pauper's Burial Ordinance in the City of Baguio which provides free burial services to residents who are indigent, street roamers or unclaimed victims of disasters or crimes.

Authored by Couns. Leandro Yangot Jr. and Lilia Fariñas, the measure "addresses the concerns of the marginalized sector in the locality in times of loss of a loved one where since the tough economic times have left them struggling with day-to-day expenses, their meager earnings and little savings hardly cope with emergency situations" like death.

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More women in Baguio are smokers – CHSO

BAGUIO CITY November 24 – More women in the city are smokers compared to their male counterparts based on a recent study conducted by the City Health Services office (CHSO).

Dra. Donnabel Tubera, CHSO Tobacco Control Officer, said of the 34% of local residents who are smokers, 35.8% are women while only 32.1% are men; 31.8% were found to smoke daily, wherein 33.3% are women while 30.3% are men.

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City to use Brillantes property for cemetery expansion

BAGUIO CITY November 21 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan ordered the City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) and its attached offices to work out the opening of the road network from the old Baguio public cemetery to the adjacent 4-hectare Brillantes property that will serve as the expansion of the already congested burial ground so that the local government could already use the purchased property nearly two decades ago.

The local chief executive directed the CEPMO to already conduct an inventory of the tombs that will be affected by the construction of the road so that the same will be relocated so that the city will be able to maximize the use of the purchased Brillantes property for the expansion of the public cemetery considering its current congested situation.

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Student security, safety edict proposed

BAGUIO CITY November 21 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance known as the Student Security and Safety measure.

The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated the measure shall apply to all primary, secondary, tertiary, vocational and technical schools, public or private, operating in the city.

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Deliberations on P2.05 billion budget set December 11

BAGUIO CITY November 21 – Members of the City Council agreed to devote its remaining regular sessions on December 11 and 18, 2017 for the deliberation of the city's proposed P2.05 billion annual budget to allow concerned departments to be ready to answer clarificatory questions related to the increased annual appropriations.

The local legislators also agreed that in case the devoted dates will not be sufficient to warrant the approval of the proposed city annual budget, the local legislative boy will be holding as many special sessions that will be required until such time that the budget will be passed before the end of the year.

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STATEMENT IN REPLY TO THE PUBLISHED OPEN LETTER OF BCDA PRESIDENT and CEO ARNEL PACIANO D. CASANOVA

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