ALTERNATIVE FAMILY CARE

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City Social Welfare and Development Officer Betty Fangasan stresses the importancem of love and care to the neglected and displaced children who need legal adoption and foster care during a forum on alternative family care held at City Hall Multi-Purpose Center October 5. By Bong Cayabyab

 

ESL, WTE sites feasible – EMB-CAR

BAGUIO CITY October 05 – The Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) disclosed the proposed sites of the engineered sanitary landfill (ESL) and the waste-to-energy (WTE) facility within portions of the Antamok open pit are feasible pursuant to the standards prescribed by existing laws, rules and regulations.

Reynaldo S. Digamo, EMB-CAR regional director, said the previous sites that have been identified as the sites for the ESL and WTE projects of the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) in the Camote Vein of the former open site was also found to be feasible but there were initial problems with the residents, thus, the area was subsequently relocated to the former site of the Benguet Corporation's millsite.

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Cordillera will be good as an autonomous region

BAGUIO CITY October 05 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan is confident that the Cordillera can survive as an autonomous region once the national government will grant the funding support that is it is currently enjoying under its administrative status aside from the subsidy and share of the taxes prescribed under the pending autonomy bill.

Currently, the city chief executive revealed that the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is operating on a conservative estimate of over P52 billion based on the budget allocation of the different line agencies which is pegged at P28 billion, the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) of all local governments which amount to P14.6 billion and more than P10 billion in internally generated revenues by the concerned local governments.

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Mayor warns vendors, behave or night market will stop

BAGUIO CITY October 05 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan warned that the local government will be constrained to close the operation of the night market if the vendors do not settle their petty conflicts.

The local chief executive said that it is unfortunate that the numerous complaints being filed with the Baguio City Market Authority (BCMA) are coming from the vendors doing business in the night market despite efforts to solve the problems.

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RDC help sought to stop issuance of water, hydro rights over cordillera

At the rate the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are issuing "water rights" and hydroelectric dam construction permits to outside companies, nothing would be left to jumpstart autonomy or self-rule in the Cordillera that is supposed to be the watershed cradle of Northern Luzon.

Alarmed over this continuing depletion of the region's resource base, the Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco) has asked the Regional Development Council (RDC) to ask the NWRB and the DOE to issue a moratorium on the issuance of permits for hydroelectric projects and water rights in the Cordillera without prior knowledge and consent of the RDC and the would-be host communities, municipalities and provinces".

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ADVISORY

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
2014

Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
July 26 SLU-BC

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