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city laments former city legal officer passing

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.

tricycles now banned in baguio

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.

city grieves ayochok passing

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.

many businesses in barangays operating without permit

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.

task force to implement anti-littering law formed

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.

Road-right-of-way rule snags plan to build barangay hall

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.

Police in crackdown on erring motorists,litterbugs

A praise means trust in one’s versatility to channel efficiency and effectiveness in enforcement to other concerns involving restoration of public discipline.
Baguio residents, especially non-smokers, appreciated the competence with which the city’s police force last year gave teeth to the ban on cigarette smoking. Honest-to-goodness law enforcement relegated smokers to the few designated areas or to the privacy of their compounds and homes.

Fun-run set for ailing teacher on august 18

Here’s one case about suffering serving as catalyst for community action - through a fun-run.
Running enthusiasts of all ages will cover at least three-kilometers around the Rizal Elementary School on Aug. 18, into the life – and heart – of a teacher battling cancer for months now.
Whether the actual distance will be measured will be known when the organizers meet in the school this Tuesday afternoon to map out the route passing through barangays of kids 42-year old Elenita Soriano had taught over the years.

dengue alarm on; barangays urged to take the lead in preventive measures

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday sounded off the dengue alarm calling on barangays here to take the lead in undertaking preventive measures as dengue cases in the city rose by a hundred percent in the last four weeks.
The mayor said barangays should undertake regular clean-up activities to search and destroy mosquito breeding places and continually educate their constituents on seeking early medical attention in case of affliction.

cordi leaders cement support to autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – Cordillera leaders cemented their support to the creation of the autonomous region via a manifesto of joint support for the passage of House Bill (HB) 5595 and Senate Bill (SB) 3115 that seeks to establish an autonomous region in the Cordillera signed during the 25th Cordillera Day celebration last July 15.

mayor wants coordinated announcement of class suspension during typhoons

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan will take up with barangay officials the new system of announcing class suspensions during typhoons in line with the new directive from the national government for barangay officials to assume the responsibility of making such announcements.
“I will meet with the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) so that the announcements will be coordinated to prevent confusion from arising during those situations,” the mayor assured.

p-noy urged to make moratorium on tree-cutting total

BAGUIO CITY – Councilor Isabelo Cosalan Jr. wants President Benigno Aquino III to expand the tree-cutting moratorium to make it a total prohibition.
Aquino, on Feb. 1, 2011 issued Executive Order No. 23 entitled, ”Declaring a Moratorium on the Cutting and Harvesting of Timber in the Natural and Residual Forests and Creating the Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force.”

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