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US balikbayan siblings share their blessings and commitments for the love baguio

Four balikbayan siblings from New Jersey,USA who were born and raised here are back in this mountain resort city to share their blessings and expertise to protect the environment.

Mayor urged parents to instill good values to children

It has been perceived that a significant number of youth are now engaging to pre-marital sex.

Baguio City Civil Registrar Sylvia Laudencia disclosed that thirteen babies were delivered by mother below fifteen years old and a total of 960 were delivered by mothers 15-19 years old.

Although there is a decrease from 1,067 in 2015 to 973 in 2016 or 8.81% of children born from teenage mothers, still, the number is alarming.

Mayor declares Feb. 23 as World Rotary Day in Baguio

Rotary Club International will be celebrating its 112th year of service to improving the human condition in local communities around the world.

The celebration is in recognition of the service in Baguio Rotarians in serving the people of Baguio unselfishly, especially in the polio eradication worldwide.

Baguio set for Women’s Month celebration

The Women’s Month celebration in the city of Baguio this year will kick-off on February 27, Monday during the regular flag raising ceremony at the Baguio city Hall grounds.

On March 1 will be a Kapihan at the Baguio City multi-purpose hall to thrash out the celebration with the theme, “We Make Change Work for Women”.

The theme calls for gender-balance in leadership and decision making positions as well as capacitating women and girls to reach their ambitions.

Baguio health programs receive awards

The Department of Health (DOH) Harmonized Regional Gawad Kalusugan awarding ceremonies last Thursday brought out the best facilities in the implementation of 14 local-based health programs.

Free film viewing of OFW movie, held

A film entitled “Sunday Queen” which won Best Picture in the 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival was open for free screening last Febuary 12 at SM Baguio Cinema 2.

The screening was sponsored by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III and Deputy Administrator Josefino T. Torres of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).

The film aims to recognize the hardships and experiences of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong.

Resumption of peace talks, pushed

There is a need to make peace a reality in our lifetime.

Councilors Arthur Allad-iw, Leandro Yangot, Jr., Faustino Olowan and Benny Bomogao filed a resolution in the city council urging the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) to resume the peace negotiations in a “non-adversarial way”.

Living Museum for Ibalois, proposed

Members of the city council passed on first reading a proposed ordinance “declaring the Ibaloi Park as a living museum and installing the bust of Mateo Carino therein and for other purposes”.

Councilor Edgar Avila, the measure’s proponent, said there is a need for a living museum for Ibalois that would create historical settings to simulate past time periods, providing visitors with an experiential interpretation of history.

8th Ibaloi Day celebration, set

The city government in cooperation with the Onjon Ni Ivadoy will celebrate the 8th Ibaloi Day on February 22 and 23 at the Ibaloi Heritage Garden, Burnham Park with the theme, “Pansigshan Pan-Aatngan (Let’s Work together for the Benefit of All)”.

More than 33 thousand dogs, cats vaccinated in Baguio last year

The city veterinary office (CVO) vaccinated a total of 20,631 dogs and cats here in 2016 as part of its rabies prevention and control program. The number represents a slight increase of 4.77 percent as compared to 19,962 in 2015.

Another 12,790 of these pets were vaccinated in private clinics last year.
City veterinarian Brigit Piok said that one case of positive canine rabies was recorded in 2016 but there was no case of human rabies infection.