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Community spirit blooms for BGHMC

The Baguio General Hospital called on the community it serves to lunch last Wednesday to mark its 108th year of growth as the top medical center of Northern Philippines .


BPMA heads roll amid Burnham rumpus; Bureau annex parks

BAGUIO CITY – Irked by apparent disregard of the Burnham Park Management Authority’s (BPMA) ‘recommendatory’ powers on Burnham Park dev efforts, councilor Perlita Rondez jibed, “What if the mayor just dissolves the BPMA?”


FIANZA: "Split sports from park concerns, give Athletic Bowl a chance"

BAGUIO CITY – While some city officials are away with fairies on the development of  Burnham Park, city administrator Peter Fianza asserted the need to separate apples from oranges if the city wants development efforts in Athletic Bowl to come off ground.


CFC majority sees P652.6 BCDA debt as magic pill to cure city woes

BAGUIO CITY – They articulated separately but sang the same tune, save for one.


Development of the Athletic Bowl; sprucing up of Burnham Park; renovation of the Baguio Convention Center (BCC); purchase of the ‘Tree Park’ near BCC… name it, P652-million is enough to answer for ‘em all.

LBP Loan assistance extended

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. signed the Memorandum of Agreement between the City Government and Land Bank of the Philippines Baguio-Naguilian Branch for Livelihood Loan Grants for city employees.


City releases financial assistance for Pepeng victims

BAGUIO CITY – City Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. through the City Social Welfare and Development Office released financial assistance due the victims of Pepeng.


City dads push for extra P58-M to up City 2010 budget to P1.1-B

BAGUIO CITY – The city council-formed Budget Special Committee (BSC) last week asked the Local Finance Committee (LFC) to squeeze a bit more out of ‘em coffers and cough up P58-million to up the proposed 2010 fiscal budget to P1.1-billion.


Ailing boy who wants to fly a plane suffers relapse

Whatever happened to Mark Anthony Viray, the ailing Baguio boy who wanted to fly a plane?

The kid, now 12, is still in the thick of his fight against cancer, still dreaming of one day becoming a pilot. That’s why he’s back in class, in the fifth grade at the Quezon Elementary School he missed last school year to concentrate on his protracted battle..

BCC: Protection of watersheds and forest reserves a priority

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio Centennial Commission(BCC) is making steps in facing critical issues which will safeguard centennial legacies from deterioration.

This was barred by Vice Mayor Daniel Farinas as he proposed an ordinance adopting the draft resolution of the BCC recommending strategic actions for the rehabilitation and protection of watersheds and forest reservations as part of the Centennial Legacies of Baguio City.

Experimental traffic scheme for la Trinidad jeepneys, feb. 1

BAGUIO CITY – With the opening of Panagbenga this Monday, Feb. 1, is the implementation of the experimental traffic scheme for public utility vehicles using Magsaysay avenue as trunk line.
As to Administrative Order 11, of 2010, issued last week by Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr., all public utility jeepneys from La Trinidad and beyond shall use Slaughterhouse compound as a turn-about terminal. The move has been pending for years now, with the completion of engineering works to provide access.

block III development underway – mayor

BAGUIO CITY – The construction of a temporary structure to house stalls within the Block III section of the city market is underway, Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr. announced Thursday.
The mayor said the project is part of his continuing program to implement small-scale but significant improvements at the central trading center mired in a continuing legal battle that has restrained the city government from introducing full-scale development in the area despite its decrepit state.

adoption of centennial commission resolve to protect watersheds, forest reservations pushed

BAGUIO CITY – Vice Mayor Daniel Farinas has pushed for the adoption of the draft resolution of the Baguio Centennial Commission recommending strategic actions for the rehabilitation and protection of the watersheds and forest reservations as part of the centennial legacies of the city.
In a proposed resolution, Farinas said that city should support the measure as it addresses the same concern that the city has prioritized in its developmental thrusts which is the protection of watersheds and forest reservations.

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