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Traffic plan for Good Friday

The Traffic Enforcement Unit of the Baguio City Police Office bared the traffic scheme to be implemented on Good Friday, April 19 in line with the religious events lined up on said date.

Two processions have been scheduled simultaneously at 6 p.m. – one of the Our Lady of Atonement by the Baguio Cathedral and the other of the Sto. Intierro by the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish.

Training institute at BCEZ, mulled

The Philippine Export Zone Authority (PEZA) is looking into the possibility of establishing  a training institute inside the Baguio City Economic Zone (BCEZ) along Loakan Road that would train local workers in skills that are in great demand by industries here and abroad.

BCPO reports 100 barangays are “drug-free” as of March this year

A total of 100 of the Summer Capital’s 128 barangays have been cleared of illegal drugs  according to an accomplishment report of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) on its barangay drug clearing operations  from July 1, 2016 to March this year.

The report was revealed by BCPO community relations office chief Armando Gapuz during the 1st quarter regular City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) meeting held March 27 at the Baguio city multi-purpose hall and chaired by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and co-chaired by BCPO Dir. Eliseo Tanding.

Greater cooperation sought in anti-smoking drive

The Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force chaired by Mayor Mauricio Domogan is seeking greater cooperation and partnership with the Baguio City Police Office, health workers, anti-smoking advocates, deputized enforcers and other stakeholders in the city’s on-going anti-smoking campaign.

CEPMO objects ‘Bike Park’ proposal on tree reservation

The City Environment and Parks Management Office raised their opposition to the proposal of the Baguio City Police Office to put up a ‘Bike Park’ within the tree park owned by the Government Service Insurance System near the Baguio Convention Center reservation.

In a letter to Mayor Mauricio Domogan, CEPMO Department Head Ruben Cervantes said they oppose the BCPO proposal since the area serves as an educational research site for biological/environmental students of various colleges in the city.

Baguio PWD athletes to see action in 2019 Philspada

The city government of Baguio will be sending a 30-man contingent to the 2019 Philippine Sports Association for the Differently-Abled (Philspada) national para-games scheduled to see action from May 23 to 31 at the Bulacan Sports Complex in Malolos, Bulacan.

Newly appointed Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Affairs Officer Samuel Aquino said Baguio City will be sending 25 athletes with three coaches and two caregivers to the national para-games.

Bataan day speaker urges resilience

As wreaths were offered at the veterans’ monument and the 21-gun-salute echoed along the city skyline, World War II Veterans Tuacan Barian, 98; Epifanio Besuayan,98; and Esteban Esco,94 silently recalled the horrors of Bataan day, 77 years ago last Tuesday.

The three Igorot war heroes were among the valiant United States Armed Forces in the Philippines, Northern Luzon (USAFIP-NL) who survived the Bagac and Mariveles, Bataan to Tarlac via San Fernando, Pampanga “Death March.”

Run for a Cause slated May 1

Running enthusiasts are being encouraged to actively participate in the upcoming 1st Dr. Charles M. Hamada Memorial Rum which will be held on May 1, 2019 at the Burnham Lake Drive.

Race Director Rosario ‘Che” Alberto said the run will have two categories, a 3-kilometer and a 5-kilometer run, that will traverse several routes in the city.

Proceeds of the event will go to the Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club (BCBC) civic projects and medical aid for members. BCBC is the oldest media organization in the city that existed over the past five decades.

SC issues status quo on Baguio mayoralty bet

The Supreme Court (SC) en banc issued a status quo ante order that stopped the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) from enforcing Resolution No. 19-0286 which disregarded the Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) of some 25 candidates nationwide that included incumbent City Councilor Edgar M. Avila, who is aspiring for the city’s mayoralty post.

Fianza bats for revision of Baguio’s master plan

A local legislator is pushing for the updating and eventual revision of the city’s comprehensive master development plan that will expire by the year 2022 so that it will conform with the prevailing tend of the times.