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Found eagle, turned over to CENRO Baguio

A Philippine hawk eagle was turned over to the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office-Department of Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO-DENR) through the city government of Baguio.

Eleno Lao-ing with children Roldan and Grace Lao-ing personally went to the office of mayor Mauricio Domogan, Monday, April 10 to report that they found an eagle along Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya.

Honest citizens commended

Two honest citizens in this mountain resort were recognized by the city government of Baguio during the regular Monday flag raising ceremony at the City Hall grounds.

The city council recently passed resolutions numbered 119 and 120 commending Juanito Tacio and Dominic Naulgan, respectively, showing the value of honesty and trustworthiness.

Taxi driver Juanito Tacio returned valuables worth P48,000, passport with re-entry visa and important documents.

Balili river activities

Clean-ups, education and information campaigns (IEC), local legislative action, and researches are slated this year to keep Balili river cleaner than ever.

This was discussed during the Balili river technical working group of the Water Quality Management (WQMA) meeting last week.

Old court records to be disposed

The Municipal Trial Courts in Cities (MTCC) here is asking litigants and lawyers who have cases long disposed for at least five years or more, to retrieve documents they may have submitted in evidence to prevent these from being included in the records that will undergo disposal process.

MTCC Executive Judge Glenda Ortiz-Soriano made this appeal during the flag-raising ceremonies at city hall before officials and employees led by Congressman Mark Go, Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog.

Easter Sunrise Service at Malcolm Square, slated

The city government through the Baguio Character Council (BCC) and Baguio-Benguet Ecumenical Group (BBEG) will conduct an Ecumenical Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday, April 16, starting 4:45 am at Malcolm Square with the theme, “He is Risen! Hallelujah!”.

The religious service is part of this year’s Summer Vacation (Sumvac) in Baguio activities.

Jail conducts dev’t programs for PDLs

The Baguio City Jail-Male Dorm (BCJMD) continuous to conduct development programs for its 511 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) with the support of the local government, other agencies and service providers. PDL is the new term for inmate.

BCJMD warden J/CInsp. Elvis Danglose said they are now producing hand-crafted products like, bamboo crafts, gongs, furnitures and other wood crafts.

The jail also has interfaith activities spearheaded by various religious groups who also donate grocery supplies, sports materials and others for the PDLs, he added.

City land use plan explained

The Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) charts the city’s physical and economic development with the aim of preserving the city’s ecological balance.
City planning and development officer Evelyn Cayat, in her report before city officials and employees led by Rep. Mark Go, Mayor Mauricio Domogan and Vice Mayor Edison Bilog last Monday, said the CLUP which was approved by the city council through Resolution No. 306 series of 2016 after years of study and consultations with the various sectors of society is geared toward attaining sustainable development.

DOT to promote Mountain Province for indigenous tourism

Tourism Undersecretary Falcony Millar assured the people and officialdom of the province that the tourism department will help in aggressively promoting Mountain Province as one of the preferred destinations for cultural tourism in recognition of the rich culture, tradition and heritage that were preserved over the past several decades.

No conflict in control, supervision of police by local execs

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director-General Ronald M. dela Rosa underscored there is no conflict in the control and supervision of local officials over the police force in their respective areas of jurisdiction and the supervision and control of PNP officials over their men on the ground.

Thousands partake of biggest ‘patupat’ in Lang-ay festival

Thousands of residents and visitors awaited for the early afternoon thunderstorm to stop before partaking of the biggest ‘patupat’ and the traditional ‘sinab-ang’ which are two of the primary delicacies of the province that were served to them by local organizers of the province’s 50th founding anniversary and Lang-ay festival during the fast growing Lang-ay on the Street, one of the major highlights of this year’s lined up activities.