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6th World Junior Wushu Championships

University of Baguio student Aleca Breana Dumseng snared silver to become the lone medalist among members of the Philippine Team in the 6th World Junior Wushu Championships (WJWC) in Burgas, Bulgaria recently. Dumseng won silver in the girls’ qiangshu-C that was participated in by 40 top athletes from different countries. (RMC- PIA CAR)


BIBAK lot clearing set January

BAGUIO CITY – The city government has scheduled the demolition of the illegal structures at the government-owned Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK) lot along Harrison Road this January. Mayor Mauricio Domogan last Tuesday met with representatives from the city legal office, city buildings and architecture office, Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources Cordillera (DENR-CAR) and the National Commission […]


Patient losing eyesight; another faces vein clogging

A life-time of hemodialysis continues to financially squeeze patients and their families dry, leading them and their distraught kin to hurling unanswered questions to the sky. At their wits’ end over how to check complications from their common affliction, two patients and their relatives last week requested publication of their plight, praying readers would respond […]


Mayor orders closure of bars violating rules

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week ordered the closure of restaurant-bars operating without complying with the regulations and requirements. In a memorandum, the mayor directed the city licensing division to issue notices to close operation to bars located along Upper General Luna Road that were found violating requirements on sound-proofing and general rules […]


Erring contractors face fine, imprisonment

BAGUIO CITY – The City Government will impose stiffer penalties against contractors who continue to willfully violate the provisions of an ordinance prohibiting the use of job mix and temporary cement batching plants along all national, local and barangay roads in the city. Section 3 of Ordinance No. 41, series of 2015 that amended Section […]


Mayor warns against reverse discrimination of IPs

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan warned the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to address the various issues surrounding the selection of the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) to the local legislative body to prevent alleged reverse discrimination. The local chief executive said […]


BLISTT told to align events with flower festival

BAGUIO CITY – Local officials and organizers of the Baguio Flower Festival, otherwise known as Panagbenga, urged the municipal officials of the neighboring towns of Benguet to align their crowd-drawing events with the month-long flower festival to benefit from the presence of tourists to the city. Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said the proposal for La […]


Development plan for city’s Sto. Tomas property sought

BAGUIO CITY – An over-all development plan will be drawn for the city’s 137-hectare property at Sto. Tomas, Green Valley. Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week directed city budget officer and Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) for Infrastructure chair Leticia Clemente, city engineer Elpidio Garabiles and city planning and development officer Evelyn Cayat to prepare the […]


No firecrackers –Mayor

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan is pushing for a ban on the sale of firecrackers and pyrotechnics, except for those used in city-sponsored special occasions. The use of firecrackers should be limited to a specific time and place, with safety measures and crowd control in place, he said. The mayor is even hoping for […]


IP groups question selection process

BAGUIO CITY – Elders of city-based Ivadoys, Kalanguyas and Kankanaeys questioned the selection process done by some indigenous peoples (IP) organizations in the indigenous peoples mandatory representative (IPMR) to the local legislative body, alleging that the process a product of farcical, illegal and serious violation of the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 8371 or the […]