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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.”

mayor orders census of barangay-based business as crackdown on illegal traders continues

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan ordered punong barangays here to submit a detailed list of business establishments operating in their areas of responsibility with or without business permits.
The barangay heads were given a month or until last Friday to submit the said lists.

PMA instructor, one of TOPS

BAGUIO CITY – Col Raul Tangco, a professor at the Philippine Military Academy (PMA), with nine others was adjudged as Ten Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS) for 2012 in a search conducted by the Metrobank Foundation and Rotary Club of Makati Metro.

Metrobank Foundation President Aniceto Sobrepena informed Mayor Mauricio Domogan of the conferment through a congratulatory letter.

Anti-Red Tape monitoring team created

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week issued Administrative Order 87, s. of 2012 for the creation of a monitoring team to implement the “Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) of 2007.”

The mayor heads the monitoring team with Vice-Mayor Daniel Farinas as Vice-Chairman and Action Officer.

US ambassador takes time-out for victims of prostitution

Baguio City – United States Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Harry Thomas, Jr. sparked hope to night spot and bar entertainers July 19 after his visit to the City Health Services Office here.
The ambassador came to show support to the women who are victims of human trafficking and prostitution in the city.

City observes disaster consciousness month

BAGUIO CITY – the celebration of the National Disaster Consciousness Month takes full swing in this mountain resort July 22 as volunteers and stakeholders gather in the heart of the city.
As part of the countrywide celebration, the city also tied the program to the commemoration of the July 16, 1990 Killer Earthquake 22 years ago.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan, who also sits as chair of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) said, ‘preparation is a major factor during calamities which could save hundreds of lives’.

Baguio charter day celebration exec committee created

BAGUIO CITY- Preparations for the 103rd Baguio Charter has started with the creation of the executive committee as to Administrative Order 84, s. of 2012 issued last week.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan heads the committee, with City Administrator Atty. Carlos Canilao and Councilor Elmer Datuin as co-chairpersons. Datuin is the council committee chair for tourism and special events.
The executive committee shall plan fitting charter day celebration activities, over see their proper execution and implementation, and find ways and means to support said activities.

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