Inspection of the Santo Tomas Rain Basin

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Baguio Water District officials led by General Manager Engr. Salvador Royeca, Board Chairperson Atty. Renato Rondez and vice chairperson Engr. Felino Lagman led the inspection of the Santo Tomas Rain Basin catchment facility at the Mount Santo Tomas in Tuba, Benguet on Thursday. The filled upwater catchment basin will ensure water supply for Baguio City particularly the southern portions and nearby areas until the summer season next year. RMC PIA-CAR



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A Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines (HGDG) Evaluation Workshop attended by 23 MSMEs and DTI personnel from CAR tackles important guidelines that seeks to familiarize participants with the Pinay Leads Program. Resource speakers Pamela Mae Delos Santos and Angelic M. Reglos of the Resource Generation and Management Service (RGMS) discusses the objectives, principles and features of the HGDG as a gender analysis tool for the Gender and Development (GAD) Planning and Budgeting. Art Tibaldo


Santo Tomas Rain Basin


The newly rehabilitated Santo Tomas Rain Basin catchment facility at the Mount Santo Tomas in Tuba, Benguet has been filled up by the continuous heavy rains in the past weeks. The water collected reaching to more than 700,000 cubic meters, will be supplied to most parts of Baguio City and other nearby areas until the summer season next year. RMC PIA-CAR


Cleanest and greenest barangays announced.

BAGUIO CITY – The Alay sa Kalinisan Inc. announced the winners in the Search for the Cleanest and Greenest Barangays in the City.

Barangay SLU-SVP topped the search followed by Hillside, Greenwater Vilalge , Imelda Village, Middle Quezon Hill, Scout Barrio, North Central Aurora Hill, Middle Quirino Hill, Lualhati, M. Roxas, Midlle Rock Quarry, Sto. Tomas Proper, Pinsao Pilot Project, City Camp Proper, Atok Trail, Upper Rock Quarry, Upper Quezon Hill, Lower Quirino Hill, Upper QM and Magsaysay Private Road.

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Baguio Regreening Movement

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Baguio Regreening Movement Chair Atty. Erdolfo Balajadia (l) appeals for support to the various environmental advocacy and actions being done in the city of Baguio during the Kapihan sa Baguio media forum last week. Also in the photo is (l-r) DENR-CAR Assistant Regional Director Agosto Lagon, CENRO – Baguio Head Rainier Balbuena, PENRO – Benguet Head Carlos Arida and BCPO Police Community Relations Officer PSupt. Armand Gapuz. RMC PIA-CAR


New Tourism Officer

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Newly installed Baguio City Supervising Tourism Officer Engineer Aloysius "Alec" Mapalo assured to enhance the tourism experience in the summer capital with the tagging of Baguio City as one of the UNESCO creative cities during the City Hall Hour press conference last week. Also in the photo is Tourism Officer II Jose Maria Rivera and City Councilor Elmer Datuin. RMC PIA-CAR


Anti-smoking drive nets P1.3M in fines

BAGUIO CITY – The City Government has collected a total of P1,365,000 in fines from January to August this year from violations of the Smoke-Free Baguio Ordinance.

In a report to Mayor Mauricio Domogan dated Aug. 31, Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force member and Deputized Enforcer Joel Belinan of the Public Order and Safety Division said the amount came from the violators totaling 2,184 who were apprehended by the POSD operatives for the said period.

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Duterte's support to autonomy recognized

BAGUIO CITY August 30 – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored that President Rodrigo R. Duterte and his allies have been major player's in the region's vibrant quest for autonomy right from the start of his administration unlike in the previous administration where the regional issue was sidelined despite the growing clamor for self-governance among Cordillerans.

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City to award charter day babies

BAGUIO CITY – The City Government and the Baguio Elderly Association will award the two infants proclaimed as this year's Baguio Charter Day babies.

Former councilor Narciso Padilla said one baby boy and one baby girl who were born anywhere close to midnight last Aug. 31 at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center were chosen by the search team led by the Office of the City Social Welfare and Development Office (OCSWADO) under OCSWAD Officer Betty Fangasan and the BEA.

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Top baguio citizens feted

BAGUIO CITY-Five ladies and five gentlemen were honored as 2018 outstanding citizens during the Baguio Day celebration at the University of the Cordilleras last Saturday.

Five were awarded for community service; Dr. Jose Caoile Bugayong, Jr., Jose Ong Tajan, Jane Bang-og Cosalan, Generosa Boado Carbonell, Guillermo Battad Cortes; for education: Rosalind Rusgal Camat and Esther Kiw-is Litilit, PhD.; for culture and arts, Teresita Tio Marcelo; for Professional distinction, Engr. Bonifacio Ilao de la Pena and for business, Rolando Veneracion Villanueva.

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National Electrification Awareness Month

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Linemen of the Benguet Electric Cooperative conducted clearing operations along the different areas in Baguio City and Benguet particularly to ensure that electric cables are safe and would function. The line clearing of electric cables were done as part of the National Electrification Awareness Month. RMC PIA-CAR


27th BJMP Anniversary

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BJMP Chief, Jail Director Deogracias Tapayan (r) receives from BJMP-CAR Regional Director, Jail SSupt. Edgar Bolcio a miniature Ifugao hut as a token during the 27th BJMP Anniversary celebration in Baguio City last week. In his message, Tapayan commended the efforts and contributions of the BJMP-Cordillera continuing war on drugs. RMC PIA-CAR


Mayor reactivates price coordinating council

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan ordered the reactivation of the City Price Monitoring Council to oversee measures for the protection of consumers against the negative effects of the surge in prices of basic commodities triggered by the spate of weather disturbances and the rise in the country's inflation rate.

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Beneco enegizes 487 households in kapangan

The Benguet Electric Cooprative recently energized 487 households in the four barangays of Kapangan, Benguet as part of the Nationwide Intensification of Housing Electrification (NIHE) Project.

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Baguio to celebrate Victory Day on September 3

BAGUIO CITY August 30 The local government and the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) will be celebrating the 73rd Victory Day in the city through simple but meaningful activities that were lined up for the said event.

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Ban on job order workers detrimental to delivery of service

BAGUIO CITY August 29 – Concerned local officials claim the prohibition on the hiring of job order and contractual employees starting next year will be detrimental to the local government's effort to delivery quality service to the people.

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