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Public urged to be vigilant on influx of Muslims

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged residents and visitors to be vigilant on the reported influx of Muslims to the different barangays in the city as an offshoot of the month-long Marawi siege to make sure that relatives of the members of the Maoti terrorist group will not come to the city and create trouble.

Clearing of city’s drainage systems ordered

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan ordered the City |Engineering Office and the Department of Public works and Highways – Baguio City District Engineering Office (DPWH-BCDEO) to conduct the necessary clearing operations in all the city’s drainage system to prevent the occurrence of flooding around the city during the onslaught of the rainy season.

20 Marawi students transfer to Baguio

The Department of Education Division of city Schools reported that some twenty students from Marawi City have transferred to some of the elementary schools and a secondary school in the city as of June 15.

In his letter to Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan, Dr. Federico P. Martin, Schools Division Superintendent of Baguio city, said 19 students from Marawi City were able to enroll in the different elementary schools while 1 high school student was able to transfer to a secondary school in the city.

Screening of technology providers for Antamok project set June 23

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan announced that the technical committee for the Antamok waste-to-energy project will be shortlisting the proponents for the project to be able to identify the feasible technology that will be put in place in the proposed integrated solid waste disposal facility in the former open pit site.

Request to defer BIBAK demolition junked

The inter-agency committee on the Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK) property along Harrison road denied the request of the informal settlers to defer the scheduled demolition of their illegal structures in the 5,000-square meter lot after June 30, 2017.

BENECO offers pre-paid electricity to consumers

Consumer-owners of the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) can now avail of pre-paid electricity similar to what Metro Manila consumers from the Manila Electric Company following the putting in place of some 1,000 pre-paid electric meters to those who interested in availing of the new service.

70 percent of Cordillera LGUs compliant to solid waste laws

Seventy percent of the local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera have been found to be compliant with the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2011, an official of the Cordillera office of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) said here Tuesday.

City pursues legal action versus Kaltimex

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said the city government is pursuing the appropriate legal action against Kaltimex Energy Philippines pending other actions that the city may take under existing circumstances following the company’s sudden withdrawal from the rehabilitation of the city-owned Asin mini-hydropower plants.

Baguio braces for Media Congress Week

The local government is bracing for the upcoming Media Congress Week in the city following the declaration of September 4-10, 2017 as the Media Congress Week in the city.

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan issued Administrative Order No. 060, series of 2017 that set the guidelines to be observed by concerned parties during the Media Congress Week.

Earlier, the Media Specialist Association of the Philippines (MSAP) selected Baguio as the host of its 3rd Media Congress on September 6-9, 2017.

Independence Day reminds us to value our freedom, Mayor says

“What have we been giving and what are we willing to contribute and sacrifice to be deserving of the independence our forefathers proclaimed 119 years ago?”

This was the challenge laid down by Mayor Mauricio Domogan in his message during the city’s 119th Philippine Independence Day Celebration last week at the Baguio Convention Center with the theme, “Pagbabagong Sama-Samang Balikatin”, participated by representatives from the government and private sectors.