Latest News and Events

RDC-CAR adopts road map for achieving autonomy

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) passed Resolution No. 02, series of 2017 adopting a regional road map for Cordillera autonomy before the projected transition towards a federal system of government being espoused by the Duterte administration.

Peaceful means to achieve autonomy asserted

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan underscored the importance of enhancing the peaceful efforts of Cordillerans to achieve the long overdue establishment of an autonomous region in the Cordillera to send a clear message to the national leaders that the aspiration of the region for self-governance could be realized through peaceful initiatives.

Rules for Pine Tree festival crafted

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance setting the guidelines for the celebration of the Baguio City Pine Tree festival pursuant to the provisions of the city’s Environment Code.

Reclassification of sari-sari stores pushed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance reclassifying all sari-sari stores in the city as barangay microbusiness enterprise and providing tax incentives and for other purposes.
            The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated it is a declared policy of the local government to alleviate poverty as well as to raise the quality of all sari-sari stores by reclassifying the latter under the Barangay Microbusiness Enterprises Law of 2002 and for them to be benefited through tax rebates.

Anti-political dynasty ordinance proposed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance known as the anti-political dynasty measure in the city.
            The ordinance authored by Councilor Leandro B. Yangot, Jr. stated that it is a declared policy of the State to guarantee equal access to opportunities for public service and prohibit political dynasties defined under the proposed local legislative measure.

Put up of bicycle lanes in city pushed

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance allowing the installation of mandatory pedestrian, brisk, walking and bicycle lanes in all feasible roads in the city.
            The ordinance authored by Councilor Lilia A. Fariñas stated that all roads within the jurisdiction of the city be installed with pedestrian, brisk walking or bicycle lane, by painting or with any other more efficient and practical means to inform and signify such lane to signal motorists and drivers to slow down and take extra caution for pedestrians, brisk walkers, joggers and cyclists.

Team Baguio triumphs anew in CARAA meet

The city’s athletes have once again displayed their dominance in the recently concluded Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) in Abra by garnering a lion’s share of medals during the week-long competition.
       In the official and final tally, Team Baguio won a whopping 222 gold, 102 silver and 61 bronze medals for the overall championship.  Coming in distant second is Benguet with 38 gold, 66 silver and 82 bronze medals while Ifugao is third with 36 gold, 55 silver and 60 bronze medals.

Regular inspection of establishments for compliance, directed

Mayor Mauricio Domogan has designated city health officer Rowena Galpo to temporarily head a task force responsible for inspecting and monitoring local establishments to check whether these are in compliance with the city’s health, sanitation, safety, occupational requirements and other rules and regulations.

City conducts consultation with PWDs

The city council thru its committee on employment, livelihood, cooperatives and persons with disabilities (PWDs) chaired by councilor Arthur Allad-iw conducted a public consultation last Tuesday at City Hall multi-purpose hall.
       The whole-day activity tackled various issues including PWD assessment of legislative actions and legislations and proposed ordinance number 153 series of 2017 protecting the rights, welfare and safety of employees in the information technology business-business process outsourcing sector in Baguio.

Stronger ties seen with Fil-Chi community

Mayor Mauricio Domogan said that the annual celebration of the  Baguio Spring Festival or Chinese Lunar New Year continues  to strengthen the historic friendly ties between Filipinos and the Filipino Chinese community in the Summer Capital.
       In Monday’s  formal launching at City Hall, he said that the event also offers the public a glimpse of the rich and glorious history and culture of the Chinese people.