Special body formed to start prep phase for barangay merger

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan last week formed a special committee to take the lead in the preparatory phase and process for the proposed merging of the 128 barangays in the city. The mayor will chair the body with Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president Councilor Michael Lawana as co-chair. The members are the […]


Measure prohibiting inter-town PUJs from picking up passengers along city routes now an ordinance

BAGUIO CITY – The measure prohibiting inter-municipality public utility jeepneys (PUJs) from picking up passengers along existing Baguio City PUJ routes has been upgraded into an ordinance. Mayor Mauricio Domogan signed Ordinance No. 8 series of 2017 authored by 12 councilors led by Councilor benny Bomogao. The prohibition was erstwhile contained in Resolution Numbered 115, […]


CCTV now mandatory in establishments

BAGUIO CITY – Closed circuit televisions (CCTVs) are now mandatory in establishments in the city. Mayor Mauricio Domogan signed city council Ordinance No. 11 series of 2017 “mandatorily requiring business establishments to install CCTV cameras, video recorders and monitors for security purposes.” Also known as the “No (CCTV), No Business Permit Ordinance of the City […]


Comelec sets special registration for girls and women in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will conduct a Special Satellite Registration for Women and Girls at the Baguio Convention Center lobby on March 8 from 8:30 am to 5 pm in line with its goal to attain inclusive elections and in connection with the celebration of International Women’s Day. In a letter […]


Project Puraw in full swing this month

BAGUIO CITY – Some 2,000 houses in the four barangays of the famous carabao mountain or Quirino Hill will be painted with earth colors under the tourism department’s Project Puraw which is expected to be in full swing this month. Concerned barangay city and barangay officials, together with representatives from the central and regional offices […]


Lascañas pens tell-all journal: Duterte rule ‘a Divine Trap’

HE HAD repeatedly denied the existence of the so-called Davao Death Squad or DDS at a Senate hearing just four months ago. Yet last week, retired Senior Police Officer 3 Arturo Bariquit Lascañas suddenly made a turnaround, saying not only that he had been one of the “pasimuno” or major players in the DDS, but […]

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SPO 3 Albert Tadeo is now back in our streets. A warning to all traffic violators, this traffic cop spares no one, and he is just loved by the people of Baguio for doing his job. /Photo grabbed from


PSC wants LGUS to embark on grassroots sports dev’t

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) wants all local governments nationwide to be actively involed in grassroots sports development by tapping the the skills of the out-of-school youth (OSY) to generate fresh talents that will represent the local governments in local, regional, national and international sports competitions. PSC Commissioner Fatima Cecilia Kiram, who […]


No movement yet in BIBAK property

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan expressed disappointment over the alleged inaction of some informal settlers in the 5,000-square meter Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK) property along Harrison Road to dismantle their structures despite the lapse of over two months since the scheduled demolition of the illegal structures erected on the government property. The local chief executive […]


Garbage, traffic management still major concerns for Panagbenga

BAGUIO CITY – Local officials and organizers of the annual staging of the Panagbenga agreed that proper garbage disposal and effective and efficient traffic management are still major concerns that must be addressed appropriately in the future conduct of the city’s crowd-drawing event. Anthony de Leon, co-chairman of the Panagbenga Executive Committee, said it was […]