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Gov’t communication facilities given freedom

President Rodrigo R. Duterte granted all government communication facilities the freedom to provide everyone access for all sectors to be heard in relation to their programs, projects, and advocacies that will benefit the greater majority of the populace.

The President, who led the ceremonial switching of the Peoples Television (PTV) 4 Cordillera hub in the city Saturday, said that he wants the people to view the programs of PTV as beneficial to them and not simply a mouthpiece of government for it to be competitive in the network war.

Domogan grateful to Rivera for non-issuance of e-games permit

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed his gratitude to Tuba Mayor Ignacio Rivera for voluntarily recognizing that the area where the controversial electronic games are being operated is not within his municipality but within the jurisdiction of the city, saying that such honest act of the municipal official will enhance the inter-local government relationship between the city and his town.

Mayor backs PMSEA adoption of part of Botanical Garden

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed his unwavering support to the proposal of the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) for the extension of the period of adoption of same portions of the Botanical Garden with the possibility of increasing the area of coverage of the group’s tree park plantation.

TTMC summit

Stakeholders, public utility vehicle drivers and operators, students and school administrators, private individuals, government officials, senior citizens and persons with disability, the Baguio City Police Office and interested entities came together and voiced out traffic concerns during the summit at the Baguio Convention Center last Thursday.

Burnham Park report

Administrative Order 21, series of 2015; “Rules and Regulations governing operation and maintenance of the “Burnham Park Reservation,” is being strictly implemented, it was reported during the Alay Sa Kalinisan (ASK) meeting last week.

City joins world water day/earth day celeb

The city joins the celebration of world water day on March 22 and earth hour on March 25 with environmental-purposed activities.

In a letter to Mayor Mauricio Domogan from Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-EMB), Officer-in-Charge Regional Director (OIC RD) Reynaldo Digamo, the activities were outlined, aimed to raise awareness on the significance of water in our daily lives.

City prepares for CROWN evaluation

A city, health office and education-based technical working group (TWG) is convened through an administrative order issued by Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week, in preparation for the Consistent Regional Outstanding Winner in Nutrition (CROWN) evaluation.

More trees with city ordinances’ compliance

Greening efforts are up due to compliance to city ordinances mandating issuance of certificate for couples intending to marry.replacement of cut trees, tree planting before occupancy permits are issued to building owners, and this was reported by City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) Forestry Division head Beatrice Gajete during the Alay Sa Kalinisan (ASK) meeting last week.

Regulation of the city’s public toilets, urged

The local legislature passed on first reading a proposed ordinance regulating the operation and maintenance of public toilets and pay comfort rooms here aimed at establishing standards to improve their quality and the tourism experience of the Summer Capital’s visitors and guests.

Authored by Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog, the proposed measure points out that a basic yet vital component in any tourist destination like Baguio that can make or break a tourist’s experience is when they have to use public toilets or pay comfort rooms.

Promotion of crime awareness and security in campuses, proposed

The city council passed on first reading a proposed ordinance promoting crime awareness and security in all learning institutions’ campuses within the territorial jurisdiction of the city.

Authored by councilor Leandro Yangot, Jr., the measure cites article 2, section 5 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution where it states that the maintenance of peace and order, protection of life, liberty and property and promotion of the general welfare are essential for the enjoyment by all people in a democracy.