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Urban farmers urged to sustain passion in city

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged hundreds of urban gardening practitioners in the city’s barangays to continue their passion to produce healthy food to help in providing the supply for the rapidly increasing demand for organically produced agricultural crops or healthy foods.

The local chief executive pointed out that by practicing urban gardening in available spaces in their residences, urban farmers are helping the local government realise its different programs and projects, especially in terms of food security and effective and efficient solid waste management.

498 cases filed against city in various venues

The City Legal office (CLO) disclosed it is handling a total of 498 cases for or against the local government filed in different venues as of the end of May this year.

Developer justifies cutting of 40 trees inside property

The management of the Moldex Realty, Inc. underscored the cutting of the forty nine fully grown trees within its property was covered by appropriate permits issued by the Cordillera office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-CAR).

No formal order on tree cutting moratorium – DENR-CAR

The Cordillera office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-CAR) disclosed that there is no formal order or memorandum from higher authorities imposing a total ban on the cutting of trees in the city.

DENR-CAR regional director Ralph Pablo informed members of the local legislative body that the pronouncement of Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu last February when he attended the annual alumni homecoming of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) is that it is not that easy to cut trees in the city.

Livelihood/Agri seminars set

Free agri-based livelihood seminars to all interested individuals are set this month up to August 2019 at the city multi-purpose hall.

Spearheaded by the office of Councilor Leandro Yangot, Jr as chair of the Committee on Market, Trade, Commerce and Agriculture, the half-day walk-in seminars are part of the organic/urban gardening program.

Baguio PWD athletes haul 22-3-9 medals in 2019 Philspada

Twenty two para-athletes from Baguio City bagged 22 gold, three silver and nine bronze medals from the various sport events during the 7th National Para Games held at the Bulacan Sports Complex in Malolos, Bulacan from May 23 to 30, 2019.

 

Agustina Bantiloc led the medal haul with three gold medals in archery and three silvers in athletics together with Allan Campos having three gold and two bronze medals in archery and athletic events.

 

7 LGUs in CAR rated outstanding in peace and order

The city government of Baguio was rated 90.86 percent in the 2018 Peace and Order Council (POC) Performance Audit earning a first level ranking together seven other local government units in the Cordillera Administrative Region.

 

The result of the POC performance audit conducted by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) regional office was transmitted to the City Mayor Mauricio Domogan Thursday, June 6 with the corresponding reasons for the compliance rate.

 

Hundreds join city's “Bicycle Day” celeb

Around 500 bicycle riders  from the city, Benguet, Nueva Viscaya, Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Norte, Tarlac, Ifugao and other places in Northern Luzon participated in the Summer Capital’s celebration of World Bicycle Day last Sunday, June 2, spearheaded by the city government thru the office for administration’s tourism and special event’s division.

Tourism office staff and bicycle enthusiast Rey Delmendo said the activity was a huge success since the number was more than double the 200 bicyclists estimated  to join by his office.

Gov’t workers finish rapid damage assessment course

Around 40 participants from various local government offices and line agencies “graduated” from a Rapid Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (RDANA) training held May 29 to 31 at the city disaster risk reduction and management office (CDRRMO), Lower Rock Quarry, here.

The three-day activity was aimed at developing a team of able and willing responders who will be deployed at impacted areas and do an immediate assessment of the situation at the ground.

PDEA needs 100 Agents

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is in need of at least 100 intelligence officers for its operations nationwide.

Based on a press statement issued by the PDEA-CAR headed by Regional Director III Edgar, applicants must be college bachelor's degree holders and must have eligibility for Career Service Second Level Position (CS professional/qualified by Civil Service Commission under special laws or board examination passer).