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BAGUIO CITY – the National Archives of the Philippines (NAP), the leading body in the protection and rationalization of records keeping in the country held their session in this mountain city this week.
More or less three hundred participants from all over the Philippines comprising Department and division heads, local chief executives, record officers, record custodians and other government workers in charge of government records converged in Hotel Veniz for the seminar on Basic records and archives management.
Baguio’s Taekwondo jins once again topped over-all standing in the Smart National Poomsae Championships Sunday (July 22) at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Metro Manila.
The Smart National Poomsae (forms) Taekwondo Championships is an event organized by the Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) and sponsored by Smart Communications Inc., PLDT, Milo, MVP Sports Foundation and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).
BAGUIO CITY – in efforts to strengthen public awareness on violence against women and children here, the Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (RLEC) conducted a forum dubbed ‘Public Awareness on the Management of Women and Children Cases’.
The forum was conducted at the Chalet Baguio Hotel Tuesday (July 24) and was attended to by the different Women and Children Concerns Desk personnel of the Provincial Police Offices of Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Baguio, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mt. Province and the different stakeholders.
BAGUIO CITY – Outstanding Nutrition Workers shall be showcased during the 38th Nutrition month culminating program on August 3, 9 AM at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center auditorium.
Assistant Secretary Ma. Bernardita Flores of the National Nutrition Council (NNC) shall be the speaker for the occasion, which has the theme, “Pagkain ng Gulay Ugaliin, Araw-araw Itong Ihain.”
BAGUIO CITY – Councilor Phillian Weygan-Allan’s proposed ordinance on anti-poverty has been approved on first reading and was referred to the appropriate council committee.
Councilor Weygan-Allan’s proposal is the institutionalization of an anti-poverty program of the city “which should include a codification of existing resolution and ordinances as well as the creation of an anti-poverty council.” A committee would have to work out the codification, which would need budgetary requirements, the Councilor Weygan-Allan stated in the proposal.
BAGUIO CITY – The city council last week has approved on first reading and referred to the appropriate committee the proposal of Councilor Philllian Weygan-Allan to create a committee for the city’s sanitation code.
According to Councilor Weygan-Allan, a city code is needed for sanitation concerns, issues and the promotion of healthy living, some of which have been passed in the council.
If the proposal is approved, the committee shall codify the existing city ordinances and resolutions; to a resulting Sanitation Code of the City of Baguio.
BAGUIO CITY – The city government paid last respects to former city legal officer Robert Fangayen who succumbed to a lingering illness last July 16 at the age of 63.
In a resolution, the city council expressed the deepest sympathy and condolence to Fangayen’s family.
BAGUIO CITY – Tricycles are now banned anywhere in the city.
The city council has approved on final reading Ordinance No. 28 series of 2012 “banning all tricycles within the territorial boundaries” of the city due their unsuitability as a mode of transportation in the city.
BAGUIO CITY –The city council on Monday approved a resolution mourning the demise of sportsman Simeon “Sammy” Ayochok who died in China last July 16 at the age of 56.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan last Wednesday expressed his sympathies to Ayochok’s survivors and assured that the city will continue to help coordinate with the Chinese authorities the repatriation of the late muscleman’s remains here.
BAGUIO CITY – Many business establishments in the barangays are operating without the necessary business permits.
This was gleaned from the initial data gathered from the first 24 barangays that submitted detailed lists of business firms operating in their areas either with or without permits in compliance with the directive of Mayor Mauricio Domogan.
BAGUIO CITY – A special task force was created here to strengthen the enforcement of laws on anti-littering and illegal, indiscriminate and unsanitary disposal of solid wastes in the city.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan in Administrative Order No. 89 created the Task Force on Anti-Littering and Illegal/Indiscriminate Dumping of Solid Wastes to implement national and local laws on waste dumping and coordinate with the appropriate government entities for the apprehension and prosecution of violators.
Saying the fifth floor long offered by the Department of Public Works and Highways is inaccessible for their community hall, barangay leaders of Cabinet Hill-Teachers Camp told the city council Monday they want to build one in a joint venture with the Rotary Club of Baguio South.