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Sideglance

  • Regulation of gambling sites in the city proposed

    Banking on a specific provision of the Gaming Site Regulation for Bingo games issued by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) that allows local government units to enact specific guidelines on the establishment of a gaming site within their territorial jurisdiction, two city councillors have filed a proposed legislative measure that would regulate the…

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  • Time to get it done

    For all intents and purposes the siege of Marawi City is at an end with the Philippine government and its armed forces emerging the victor. After more than 100 days and with more than 500 of the ISIS inspired Maute rebels, as well as other rebel bandits, already dead as a result of the relentless…

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  • Abuse of authority

    The public seemed to have been galvanized into uniting in protesting the untimely death of a minor during an anti-drug operation last August 16, 2017 in Caloocan City. Almost everybody now knows and are familiar with the name of the late Kian Loyd delos Santos a 17 year old teenager who allegedly fought it out…

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  • The numbers game

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) authorities in Bulacan came up with 32 deaths as a result of a massive “one time, big time” operation against illegal drugs in the province, all in the span of one day. The police authorities in Manila, perhaps not to be outdone, came up with 25 deaths as a consequence…

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  • Institutionalization of barangay awards for performance pushed

    To further complement efforts by the city government to reward barangays determined to have achieved excellent performance in local governance City Councilor Elaine Sembrano filed a proposed ordinance that would institutionalize, or make it a regular and annual program of the city, the search for the best performing barangays in the City of Baguio. The…

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  • Council requests for barangay traffic schemes

    As an offshoot of previous council discussions regarding traffic schemes planned and sought to be implemented by barangays within their respective territorial jurisdictions City Councilor Peter Fianza recently filed a proposed legislative measure that would require all the 128 barangays to submit their respective traffic schemes and plans for possible adoption or incorporation to the…

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  • Centers for children regulation proposed

    In a bid to further augments efforts and support the program for the protection of children City Councilor Joel Alangsab has filed a proposed legislative measure that would require individuals, entities or groups already operating or is still intending to operate any center for children in the City of Baguio to first secure a favorable…

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  • Inspection of all on-going construction in the city urged

    City Councilor Elaine Sembrano filed a proposed Resolution and Ordinance recently in connection with the recent construction boom in the City of Baguio shown by the emergence of high rise structures in the locality. In the proposed resolution titled, “A Resolution in aid of legislation, urging the City Planning and Development Office to conduct a…

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  • Prevention of ISP equipment pilferage mulled

    City Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. is proposing a legislative measure that seeks to prevent the theft of Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the City of Baguio. Dubbed as the “Anti-Cable Internet Service Provider (ISP) Signal and Equipment Pilferage Ordinance in the City of Baguio”, the proposed measure identifies and declares several prohibited acts as well…

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