Honorarium for SK members, pushed

BAGUIO CITY – The local legislature approved on first reading a proposed ordinance authorizing barangays to extend cash benefits in the form of honorarium to Sanggunina Kabataan (SK) members (secretary, treasurer and kagawads) in the amount of P500 every month and making it a policy of the city government to do so.

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Baguio deserves sustained change – Dulay

BAGUIO CITY September 07 – Commissioner Cesar Dulay of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) underscored that Baguio City deserves sustained change to allow the city to cope with the fast changing times beneficial to the greater interest of the present and future generation of inhabitants.

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Council reiterates moratorium on issuance of franchises

BAGUIO CITY September 04 – Members of the local legislative body reiterated to the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) the need to seek the consent of the local government prior to the issuance of certificates of public convenience (CPCs) or franchises for public utility vehicles (PUVs) plying routes inside and outside the city.

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Transport group offers to bridge gap on PUV modernization

BAGUIO CITY September 04 – A non-government organization involved in advocating for the modernization of public utility vehicles (PUVs) in the country is currently working for the bridging of gaps between the implementation of the government's PUV modernization program by 2020 and the prevailing situation in the transport sector nationwide.

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First aid training for fitness instructors eyed

BAGUIO CITY September 05 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance requiring all health clubs and establishments, aerobics and slimmer's salons or gyms and bodybuilding clubs to mandate their trainers or instructors to undergo trainings on first aid and related courses conducted by the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) or any government agency concerned and providing penalties for violation of the measure.

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Council summons Baguio Convention Center contractor

BAGUIO CITY September 06 – A local legislator wants representatives of concerned government agencies, local government offices and the contractor of the on-going rehabilitation of the city-owned Baguio Convention Center (BCC) to appear during the council's regular session on September 24, 2018 to shed light on the alleged snail-paced implementation of the project and the reported revision of the plans and specifications that did not pass through the needed consultations with the local government.

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Calamity victims to be exempted from electrical, water requirements

BAGUIO CITY September 06 – The City Council approved on third and final reading an ordinance granting exemptions to all victims of calamities from the requirements of electrical and water connections in the city.

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City losing substantially from non-operation of hydros

After disqualifying the Benguet Electric Cooperative (Beneco) from a bid, the city is losing millions of pesos from the would-be production of its hydroelectric plants which continue to be non-operational.

Engr. Eusebius Halsema, the American mayor who built the city's four mini-hydros that propelled the city's progress during its formative years, must be turning in his grave.

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PSC satisfied over Batang Pinoy preparations

BAGUIO CITY August 29 – An official of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) said that the sports body is satisfied with the on-going preparations of the local governments of Baguio City and Benguet for the upcoming Batang Pinoy national finals in the country's undisputed Summer Capital and the Salad Bowl of the Philippines.

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PVAO intensifies youth education

BAGUIO CITY September 07 – The Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) is currently intensifying the engagement of the youth for them to be informed and educated on the important role of veterans in liberating our country from previous colonizers.

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Mayor declares class suspension September 17-21

BAGUIO CITY September 06 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan issued Administrative Order (AO) No. 128, series of 2018 suspending classes in the pre-school to senior high school levels, both private and public, on September 17-21, 2018 to pave the way for the conduct of the annual Batang Pinoy National Finals in the city.

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Procedures in cases of violations of ordinances prescribed

BAGUIO CITY September 04 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance providing for the procedures in cases of violations of local ordinances imposing fines and penalties in the city.

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Elder Abuse Day in Baguio set June 15

BAGUIO CITY May 29 – The City Council approved on third and final reading a proposed ordinance declaring every June 15 as the Elder Abuse Awareness Day in the city and for other purposes it may serve.

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Issuance of permits for owners of alienable, disposal lands pushed

BAGUIO CITY September 06 – The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance directing the City Building Official to issue bidding permits to applicants who are in actual, physical and notorious possession in the concept of an owner for 30 years or more public lands classified as alienable and disposable covering structures and for other purposes.

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Mortuary benefit for relatives of deceased barangay officials okayed

BAGUIO CITY September 06 – The City Council approved on third and final reading a proposed ordinance granting mortuary benefit to the bereaved family of deceased incumbent elected or appointed barangay officials of the city.

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2018 Batang Pinoy National Championship

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The Philippine Sports Commission sealed its partnership with the city of Baguio and province of Benguet for the co-hosting of the 2018 Batang Pinoy National Championship on September 15 to 21. Here, PSC Commissioner Celia Kiram together with Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Benguet Governor Crescencio Pacalso and DepEd-Baguio Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Federico Martin confirmed their partnership with the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement in Baguio City on Thursday. RMC PIA-CAR

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