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Health advocacies/livelihood pushed for HIV/AIDS prevention

Government agencies and advocates against HIV/AIDS are working hard for information dissemination and prevention of the disease for vulnerable and risky groups.

According to reports, since 1984, 302 persons have been AIDS-infected in Baguio, with median age of 28; from age range of 15 to 55. Stigma, discrimination and access to confidential HIV testing has been a deterrent to knowing the exact number of infected persons, it was noted.

World Aids day celebration

Bannering this year’s World AIDS day theme, “Know Your Status,” entertainers marched along main thoroughfares to T. Alonzo street for a program and conference.

With supporters from the academe and socio-civic groups, the celebration also catered to the 13th annual Human Immuno Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), theme “Increasing Partnership in Sustaining A Clean Entertainment.”

Generally, entertainers with risky behavior or individuals with multiple partners are susceptible to HIV/AIDS, such that participation from their group was enjoined..

Christmas in baguio activities

Parades and motorcades along the central business district during celebrations shall be minimized due to mounting traffic problems.

Mayor Mauricio Domogan gave the pronouncement during the media forum at city hall last Wednesday.

Despite efforts from the police, heavy traffic has been encountered, with 40,000 vehicles counted during last weekend, with more expected in the next days. Alternate routes are thus recommended for motorists, the mayor said.

2018 Christmas in Baguio activities

–Month-long Christmas in Baguio activities continue after the successful launching at the people’s park last Saturday evening.

A mardi gras children’s parade in the morning and spectacular lantern parade in the evening went through the main thoroughfares; after which Congressman Mark Go and Mayor Mauricio Domogan gave their Christmas messages.

Fireworks lighted up the sky before and after the program.

Mayor denounces brutal murder of Muslim leader

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan strongly condemned the brutal broad daylight murder of an influential Muslim religious leader in the city, saying that it is unfortunate that the said incident happened in one of the busiest areas in the city.

The local chief executive expressed the deepest sympathy and condolences of the people and officialdom of Baguio city to the bereaved family of Imam Bidijim Abdulah and the whole Muslim community in the city on his untimely demise that was perpetrated by lawless elements who simply want to taint the good peace and order situation of the city.

Baguio to conduct MSME summit December 12

The local government will be spearheading the conduct of a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Summit on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Pedro Dumol hall, Beneco compound, South Drive, here.

RDC, RPOC to tackle re-opening of Kennon Road

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan announced that the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC-CAR) will be tackling the snowballing clamor of motorists and residents living in the communities along the historic and scenic Kennon Road for the Cordillera office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-CAR) to re-open the 34-kilometer roadline to light vehicles to help ease the worsening traffic congestions along Marcos highway and other major roads leading to the city.

PNP submits new shortlist for BCPO chief

The Philippine National Police (PNP) transmitted to City Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan the new shortlist of qualified senior police officers from whom the next City Director of the Baguio city Police Office (BCPO) will be chosen by the local screening committee that will be convened for the said purpose.

The new shortlist was transmitted by Chief Superintendent Rolando Z. Nana, regional director of the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera, who stated that the local chief executive is given at least 10 days to recommend his choice for the next BCPO chief.

Last ditch effort on segregation of 14 CJH barangays

City and barangay officials will make a last ditch effort to reach out to the administration of the State-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) on the long overdue segregation of the fourteen barangays from the Camp John Hay (CJH) forest reservation pursuant to the conditions imposed by the local government prior to the development of a portion of the former American rest and recreation area.

House charter change version a wakeup call for Cordillerans

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan emphasized that the passage of the House version on charter change on second reading should be a wakeup call for Cordillderans to strengthen their efforts in lobbying for the immediate enactment into law of House Bill (HB) 5343 or the bill that seeks to establish the Autonomous Region in the Cordillera.