Mayor orders illegal vending crackdown

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan this week warned illegal street vendors selling their wares on congested streets and pedestrian pathways to cooperate and stop illegal vending activities.

The Anti-Peddling Task Force has launched a saturation drive to rid the city from illegal vendors targeting areas with high concentration of illegal vending such as lakandula area.

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Baguio Flower Festival 2012

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The Children remains to be the star of the Panagbenga 17 years since it came into being. Photo shows some of the participant's gestures during the drum and lyre street dancing last February 1and another outstanding performance at the athletic bowl.

 

Baguio Flower Festival 2012 opening parade

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Officials led by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan and Congressman Bernardo Vergara were in the front during the opening parade last February 1. 

 

Mayor assures city's compliance with writ

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday assured that the city government will comply with the order of the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the use of Irisan dumpsite as dumping area and as temporary holding or staging point for wastes saying this has been the city's ultimate goal.

"We will abide by the court order. That has been our direction – to clear the garbage in the dumpsite and later convert the area into a park – but of course, it can't be done overnight," the mayor said.

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Mayor calls for vigilance to safeguard forest reservations

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan Wednesday called for vigilance in protecting forest reservations and public lands now in dire situation due to bogus land claims and titles.

The mayor said protected areas like the Forbes Park, Wright Park, Botanical Garden are now in danger due to the wanton issuance of Certificates of Ancestral Land Title (CALTs) by the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) while Busol watershed is also mired in squatting cases.

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