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A 39-year-old mother was killed while her 2 young children were injured in a landslide that swept off their house at Block 34, Lot 14 Pinesvile Subdivision in Kias. It was noted that the rip-rap of the on-going construction beside the victims’ house gave way that lead to the accident. The fatality was Gemma de […]


DOTR, LTFRB told to respect moratorium

BAGUIO CITY – The City Council requested the Office of the President, through the Department of Transportation and Railways (DOTR) and the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB), to stop issuing certificates of public convenience (CPCs) covering routes in the city under the transportation network vehicle service (TNVS) except when issued exemption by the local […]


No extension in BIBAK demolition deadline

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said the local government is not inclined to grant another extension on the June 30, 2017 deadline for the voluntary demolition of the illegal structures constructed by informal settlers within the 5,000-square meter Benguet-Ifugao-Bontoc-Apayao-Kalinga (BIBAK) lot along Harrison Road because it was the group that committed to voluntary […]


CBAO uses on-line system for speedier delivery of service

BAGUIO CITY – The City Buildings and Architects Office (CBAO) is currently in the trial stage of an “electronic-on-line system” for permit applications that will allow its clients to track the status of their applications at home or wherever there is an internet connection. CBAO chief Nazita Banez said the system is initiated and supported […]


Underground system for TELECOM and electric power lines on the way

BAGUIO CITY – With the city’s plan to convert the existing overhead lines to underground lines in the central business district area, mayor Mauricio Domogan recently formed a technical working group (TWG) to conduct a feasibility study in coming up with an underground system for telecommunication and electric power lines. Domogan directed the city engineering […]


Mayor formed CHARcT

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio Domogan recently created a Human Rights Action Team (CHRAcT) and at the same time establishing a Human Rights Action Center (HRAC)in the city of Baguio through Administrative Order 064. It is recalled that the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Commission on Human Rights issued DILG-CHR joint memorandum […]


Anti-squatting drive boosted with passage of env’t code

BAGUIO CITY – The newly approved Environment Code of Baguio City has given the city government “more teeth” to intensify its anti-squatting campaign. City building and architecture office (CBAO) head Nazita Banez said the code contains specific provisions that mandate concerned offices to demolish on-going constructions on road rights-of-way, parks, forest and water reservations and […]


JHMC urged to submit list of businesses

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan lauded incumbent officials of the John Hay Management Corporation (JHMC), the subsidiary of the State-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), for granting his request to submit the list of companies doing business within the 247-hectare John Hay Special Economic Zone (JHSEZ) for the local government to have […]


City to utilize vacant lot for parking, offices

BAGUIO CITY – Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan directed relevant offices of the local government to study the possibility of utilizing a vacant lot for the construction of a multi-storey building for parking and to accommodate the expansion of other offices of the city government. The local chief executive admitted the existing city hall building is […]


Residents, bizmen urged to comply with building standards

BAGUIO CITY – City building official Engr. Nazita Banez urged owners of residential and commercial buildings in the city to strictly comply with the building standards to ensure the safety and soundness of their structures. In her report before city officials and employees led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog last Monday, […]