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FUTURE BUSINESS AND TRADE AGREEMENT

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Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia to the Philippines minister counsellor for political affairs pay a courtesy call to Mayor Mauricio Domogan due to his country's desire to strengthen bilateral trades, educational and cultural exchanges with the City of Baguio. Minister Counsellor Mulya also met with the local businessmen here during his official visit. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

Jobstart program to open 200 skills training for out-of-school youths, unemployed

BAGUIO CITY – Attention out-of-school youth and job seekers.

The Dept. of Labor and Employment and the city government through the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) will open 200 slots for skills training and possible employment under the Jobstart Philippines Program.

Public Employment Services Office (PESO) designate and Executive Assistant Jose Atanacio of the city mayor's office said the program consists of life skills training for up to three months where grantees will be entitled to a P200 daily allowance, free snacks and meal and free accident insurance for one year and afterwards, they may referred to employers for technical training and internship with allowance and internship stipend or for direct employment.

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OPLAN CROSS RIDERS

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Members of Baguio's Finest led by "Oplan Cross Rider" team leader PSI Romeo Galpo conducts checkpoint to all motorcycle riders as part of the Baguio City Police Office programs under city police director PSSupt. Ramil Saculles to check unregistered or "carnap" motorcycles and as part of crime prevention in the city. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

FOR CITY HALL EMPLOYEES

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan, City Councilor Joel Alangsab and Local Government Unit- Baguio Employees Association, Inc. chairman Marietta Alvarez sign the collective bargaining agreement for the city hall employees'  security tenure, welfare and benefits  during simple rites held at the Mayor's Office last September 12. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

P3 million earmarked to develop Ambuclao forest nursery

BAGUIO CITY September 12 – The City Council approved an ordinance appropriating the amount of P3 million from the city's 2017 local development fund for the development of the forest nursery along Ambuclao road.

The ordinance authored by the Committee on Public Works chaired by Councilor Maria Mylen Victoria G. Yaranon with Councilors Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. and Michael Lawana as members cited the need to develop the city's forest nursery along Ambuclao road to provide additional sources of planting materials to be used not only by the local government but also ordinary residents in the propagation of endemic plant species in the different parts of the city.

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STRESS RELIEVER

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City Hall employees avail of free "ventosa" ,check-up and medical needs as part of the city's observance of  the 117th Philippine Civil Service Week. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

CONSTANT MONITORING FOR DRUG DEPENDENTS

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan calls on members of the City Anti Drug Abuse Council (CADAC)   to continue monitoring all persons involved in drug  abuse, extend a  helping hand through various rehabilitation programs and to provide any assistance to fully recover from abuse during a CADAC special  meeting held at the Baguio City Police Office last September 15. - by Bong Cayabyab

 

SC okays creation of 2 RTC Branches in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY September 14 – The Supreme Court (SC) en banc approved the creation of two branches of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) to be stationed in the city as part of the efforts of the judiciary to decongest existing courts and guarantee the speedy disposition of cases.

The approval of the 2 additional RTC branches was done by the SC en banc during its session on August 8, 2017, upon the recommendation of the Court Administrator and it will be denominated as RTC Branch 78 and Branch 79.

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Sultanate issue to be heard in council

BAGUIO CITY – The committee on Human Rights and Justice chaired by Councilor Edgar Avila invites representative-members of the Muslim community during later council sessions to clarify matters, as to sultan designates in the city.

In a letter, Yasser Guro of the National Commission on Muslim-Filipinos requested for a council resolution banning the enthronement of a sultanate, particularly of a certain Andy Muran, allegedly a Muslim convert migrant in Baguio.

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"HEALTHIEST IN THE COUNTRY"

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Mayor Mauricio Domogan proudly informs the more than 1,300 delegates from  Region I Barangay Nutrition Scholars that  Cordillerans are among the "healthiest" in the country according to the latest statistic of the Food and Nutrition Institute. Domogan also shared the best practices and good governance during the 7th BNS Regional Congress held at the Baguio Convention Center last September 11. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

New licensing chief to intensify crackdown on business firms without permits

BAGUIO CITY – Newly installed city permits and licensing division chief Allan Abayao vowed to intensify the crackdown on business establishments operating without business permits in all the barangays in the city.

Abayao said his office will continue the year-round ocular inspections of the business firms operating in the barangays to ensure that they are always complying with the permit requirements.

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Tree planting program at the Busol Watershed

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Members of the Lions Clubs  of Baguio led by outstanding citizen awardee for 2017 Dr. Joanne J. Balderas (leftmost) take a break during their tree planting program  at the Busol Watershed.  With Balderas are Mrs.  Rosemarie Bisquerra Tuanguin  and Maricar Docyogen . – Rosa Moresto

 

URBAN GARDENING WINNERS

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Secretary to the Mayor Rafael Tallocoy, City Administrator Carlos Canilao Lilia Farinas, Benny Bomogao, Elaine Sembrano, Mylene Yaranon. Edgar Avila and Elmer Datuin  present the certificate of Achievement to Danilo Agliam (center)  2015 National Awardee on the Search For Outstanding Farmers of the Philippines-Urban Category Gardening for promoting and sharing his technical knowledge to various organizations, associations, groups and individuals.Joining them are the 2017 City  Urban Gardening winners. - By Bong Cayabyab

 

"Silent night' ordinance in city proposed

BAGUIO CITY September 12 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance declaring it unlawful for any person to make or cause excessive, unnecessary or unusual loud sounds from audio devices within residential areas and public streets and for other purposes.

The ordinance which will also be known as the city's 'Silent night' ordinance authored by Councilor Edgar M. Avila stated effective upon the approval of the measure, it will be unlawful for any person to make or cause excessive, unnecessary, or unusual loud sounds from audio devices within residential areas, subdivisions and public streets from 10 pm to 5 am daily.

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Expanded roads to be cleared of electric poles

Those electric posts jutting out of newly expanded roads here and in Benguet will soon be a thing of the past after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco) set the guidelines for the relocation of electric poles suddenly jutting out of newly widened roads.

The two public service agencies signed Joint Circular No. 01, series of 2017 which set the guidelines and procedures for the proper payment of compensation and/or recovery in the event of the need to relocate the electric cooperative distribution/sub transmission lines for the primary purpose of the government".

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Best garden and poster winners awarded

BAGUIO CITY – In a post-celebration of July as nutrition month, students from private schools and best home gardeners were accorded awards during last Monday's regular city hall flag raising ceremonies.

In the inter-school poster-slogan making contest done on-the-spot in August 31, Michelle Grace Dawe and Daniel Ray Perez and coach Carlo Parrocha of the Philippine Women's University (PWU-CDEC), Baguio City received first prize; Gianna Madrigal and coaches Annie Laurie Cagas Banglot and Jovie Agway of Saint Louis Pacdal (SLP), second prize; and Jasrie Paula Austria and Jescel Angel Jade Landingan with coach Joshua Lingwayon of Saint Louis Aurora Hill (SLAH), third prize. All were given plaques, with the cash vouchers being prepared at the City Treasurers' Office.

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STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS 2017

STATEMENT IN REPLY TO THE PUBLISHED OPEN LETTER OF BCDA PRESIDENT and CEO ARNEL PACIANO D. CASANOVA

STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
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Speech Delivered by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan during the Cordillera Month Closing Ceremony
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