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City lauds SM Cares Program

For its SM Cares Program that promotes a barrier-free and disability inclusive environment, the city council approved a resolution and signed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan commending SM City-Baguio as a Persons  with Disability (PWD)  Friendly establishment in the Summer Capital.

Some notable initiatives of the Program in partnership with other organizations include the annual Angels Walk for Autism, Happy Walk for Down Syndrome, Special Movie Screening for the Blind and Deaf, White Cane Day for the Blind, Disaster Resilience Conference for PWDs and Senior Citizens, and more.

City Commends Muay Thai Champ

The Summer Capital’s athletes continue to shine and bring it honor in the world arena.

Proving once again that the city’s athletes are world class, Jenelyn Olsim, a member of Muaythai Team Philippines, fought her way to a gold medal during the East Asian Muaythai Championships held at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Hong Kong on August 19, 2018.

A resident of San Carlos Heights, Irisan barangay  and a member of local team Tribal Submission Philippines “Team Bagsik”, she won in the event’s 54 kilogram category beating top-class contenders from other countries.

Senior Citizens Await Aditional benefits

Baguio’s lone representative Marquez Go has filed two bills in Congress for the benefit of senior citizens.

The pronouncement was done during last Tuesday’s recognition and awarding program for outstanding senior citizens, at the PFVR gymnasium.

The first is house bill 5960 which sought to increase discounts, now at five %, for household utility bills, such as water and electricity. The bill asks for a 10% discount.

SCOFAD council approves proposals

The Senior Citizen Officials for a day (SCOFAD) councilors tackled 36 proposed resolutions and ordinances during the session at city hall last Monday.

With SCOFAD Vice-Mayor Andrew Sagandoy presiding, the elderlies explored legislative options such as voting on and amending some proposals. A proposal for a parking building was turned down. Towards the end of the session a Camp 7 resident availed of the citizen’s forum.

SOFAD on October. 8

As part of the scouting month celebration, youthful leaders through Scouting Officials for a day (SOFAD) run city hall affairs this Monday October 8.

The 80 boy and girl scouts from the city’s secondary and elementary schools underwent rigid screening from the council and affiliated offices last month.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan’s office shall be taken over by Scout Seiko Kyle Yaos of Pines City National High School (PCNHS) while April Joy Sumbang of Happy Hallow National High School (HHNHS) unseats Vice-Mayor Edison Bilog for a day.

Mayor Lauds Educators During Teachers’ Day Awards Program

Mayor Mauricio Domogan paid tribute to the city’s educators during the  “Pammadayaw 2018” Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) of the City Schools Division held last Oct. 3 in line with the World Teachers’ Day observance.

“I made it a point to attend this program which is an opportunity for non-teachers like us to express how grateful we are to you our schoolteachers for everything that you have done for the development of our children as their second parents,” the mayor told the city’s teaching force.

City Commissions Barangays To Enforce Smoke-Free, Environmental Measures

The 128 barangays have been commissioned to implement Ordinance No. 34-2017 or the Smoke-Free Baguio Ordinance and Ordinance No. 18-2016 or the Environmental Code of Baguio City in their areas of jurisdiction.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan issued Administrative Order no. 136-18 that decentralizes the implementation of the said ordinances to ensure their effectiveness in the grassroots level.

SCOFADs Propose Geriatrics Health Care, Other Welfare Programs

Members of the Senior Citizens Officials-for-a-Day (SCOFAD) executive department led by SCOFAD Mayor Betty Lourdes Tabanda last Monday addressed concerns and came up with sound orders addressing their own sector’s welfare including the adoption and implementation of a geriatrics health care program for the city’s elderly.

Status of Traffic Experiments Sought

Senior Citizen Official-for-a-Day (SCOFAD) Mayor Betty Lourdes Tabanda  directed the Traffic and Transport Management Committee to submit a report on the results of the various traffic experiments implemented in the city to determine if these are effective and apt for permanent adoption.

In a memorandum order also adopted by Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Tabanda asked for a status report on the experimental traffic programs, some of which are still being enforced.

Statistics Month’s focus on Tourism Development to benefit Baguio – Alibuyog

The National Statistics Month celebration’s focus on the tourism industry will benefit Baguio City, being a tourist destination and now an internationally-recognized Creative City, National Statistics Office Cordillera Regional Director Villafe Alibuyog said on Monday.

Alibuyog led the launching of the Statistics Month celebration during the City Hall flag-raising ceremonies with city officials led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog.