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Balili river day 2017

With the theme, “Ripples of Hope for Balili River” best practices in the community with the residents as the main stakeholder, shall be highlighted in plans and programs for Balili river.

Oplan Kaluluwa on, tourist spots included in police spots

A coordination plan for a hassle -free All Saints and All Souls day, including a walk-through, is being ironed out by city and barangay officials, the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), volunteers and concerned citizens.

In a meeting with City Administrator Carlos Canilao last week, details as to parking areas, loading and unloading, cemetery set-up, BCPO personnel deployment, area of volunteer responsibility, medical emergency and evacuation plan were thoroughly discussed, including road re-routing.

Scout councilors tackle environmental, social issues

As part of their training for leadership and socio-civic duties, Scout Councilors (SC) from the city’s public and private secondary schools tackled 28 proposed resolutions and ordinances during the session last Monday afternoon.

Mayor grateful to mining firm for WTE project

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed his gratitude to the Romualdez-owned Benguet Corporation (BC) for sustaining the company’s earlier commitment for the use of a portion of its Antamok open pit site for the put up of a waste to energy facility in partnership with its private developer and a technology provider.

Baguio to host 1st North Philippines career fair

Thousands of students and hospitality industry stakeholders will be flocking to the city to grab the rare opportunity of being exposed to the realities of their chosen profession for the upcoming 1st North Philippines Tourism Forum and Career Fair at the CAP Trade and Cultural Center on November 16-18, 2017.

Replica of 5 Thai elephants set December 18

Officials of the local government and the Manila-based Thailand embassy will be inaugurating the replica of five giant Thailand elephants now being built in a designated portion of the Botanical Garden by December 18, 2017.

Councilor Elmer O. Datuin, chairman of the City Council Committee on Tourism, Parks, Playgrounds and Special Events, said that the on-going construction of the replica of the five giant Thai elephants is around 60 percent complete and will be ready for inauguration by the scheduled date.

Declaratory relief to solve IPMR rift proposed

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan urged concerned interest groups to file the required petition for declaratory relief before a local court to put an end to the brewing conflict among the indigenous peoples (IPs) regarding the selection of the city’s Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR).

Barangays must be fiscally independent

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan wants the barangays to be financially independent once the city’s 128 barangays are merged to allow them to implement their desired development projects and enhance the delivery of basic services to the people without relying on concerned government agencies and the local government for assistance.

City to lobby for lower tipping fees

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan revealed the local government will lobbying the management of the Metro Clark Waste Management Corporation for the reduction of the proposed increase in tipping fees in its residual waste dump facility starting next year to reduce the projected increase in the city’s expenses on solid waste management.

Healthy lifestyle to prevent mental health problems

A mental health expert from the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGMC) Department of Psychiatry underscored that the practice of healthy lifestyle will help prevent individuals from contracting illnesses that will lead to mental disorders and compromise their ability to socialize and become productive citizens of the communities where they belong.