Comelec junks disqualification case filed versus Domogan

BAGUIO CITY – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc dinned for lack of merit the motion for reconsideration seeking to reverse a resolution dated January 22, 2015 dismissing the disqualification case filed against re-electionist Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan. In an 8-page en banc resolution signed by Chairman Andres D. Bautista and Commissioners Christian Robert […]


City recognizes legitimate ancestral land claims

BAGUIO CITY – The city government recognizes the existence of legitimate ancestral land claims by indigenous peoples living in the different parts of the city pursuant to the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA), Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said that while it is true that the city […]


Solutions to garbage problem always prioritized

BAGUIO CITY The city government always prioritized short, medium and long-term solutions to the city’s garbage solid waste problems since the present administration assumed the leadership on June 30, 2010. Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan cited the previous administration was not successful in the implementation of the appropriate interventions that could have solved the city’s garbage […]


Baguio Girl crowned Bb Pilipinas International

BAGUIO CITY –- A Baguio girl was crowned Bb Pilipinas International during the Binibining Pilipinas coronation night over the weekend in Manila. Kylie Versoza will represent the country in the prestigious Miss International pageant. Versoza, 24, is a daughter of Gemma Raquel Fausto-Versoza, former Binibining Pilipinas candidate who was a finalist in the 1985 pageant, […]


Benguet Sanggunian now into digitized legislative data bank

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) is now into the digitization and indexing of legislative measures which eases tracking, retrieval and accessing of records online and ultimately aids better and improved service. Newly installed SP Secretary Atty. Brian Crispin said the digitization of all ordinances and resolutions is anchored on the office’s mandate […]


City lauds top taxpayers

BAGUIO CITY – The ten top business taxpayers and real property taxpayers were recognized and lauded by the city government here during the regular flag raising ceremony at the Baguio City Hall grounds last Monday, April 25. DHL Global Forwarding Phils., Inc. was declared the number one business taxpayer having paid P2,094,429 followed by Camp […]


Cordillera has 906,162 registered voters for May polls

BAGUIO CITY- – The Commission on Elections (Comelec)- Cordillera reported a total of 906,162 registered voters in the region who are qualified to vote in May 9, 2016 polls. Benguet has the most voters with 204,497 followed by Abra with 156,968; Baguio with 147,794; Kalinga with 121,375; Ifugao with 112,328; Mountain Province with 98,333 and […]


Hog raisers ordered to construct septic tanks

BAGUIO CITY– Some 32 backyard hog raisers in barangay Holy Ghost Extension agreed to construct standard quality septic tanks in order to prevent the waste being generated from their piggeries from being willfully dumped in the tributaries of the Balili river that causes pollution. During a meeting presided over by Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan and […]


Save Baguio’s heritage sites – Vergara

“We should save Baguio’s heritage sites and other areas that hold importance for our city’s residents for the future.” Thus said former Baguio Representative Bernardo Vergara during a barangay meeting where he said that we should preserve many heritage sites in Baguio, not only for their importance as they are as traditional sites, but also […]


Voting system not certified before Congress

An independent committee, which includes a representative from the Commission on Elections (Comelec), has failed to meet a deadline to certify before Congress that the automated election system “is operating properly, securely, and accurately.” The deadline was supposed to be 3 months before the May 9 elections. Failing to certify the voting system before Congress, […]