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  • Proposals for the benefit of PWDs and nighspot operators, filed

    City Vice Mayor Edison Bilog and City Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. both submitted separate proposed measures intended to benefit Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and operators of establishments operating at night time. In the first proposed ordinance Vice Mayor Bilog is recommending the allocation of an amount of P1,000 that will be used for the civil…

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  • The Night Market extension

    The Baguio City Market Authority (BCMA) recently approved a plan for the extension of the night market operation at Perfecto Street located between the Ganza Parking area and the Rose Garden. The plan if it will push through will finally allow walk in vendors who had been waiting for available slots at Harrison Road to…

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  • War Memorial in the city for Marawi Fallen proposed

    There is a need to pay proper homage and tribute to those in the armed services who have paid the ultimate price and made the supreme sacrifice in the war against terrorism. This is the underlying reason behind the proposed legislative measure filed by City Councilor Edgar Avila proposing for the putting up of a…

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  • Creation of the Baguio City culture and arts council mulled

    In response to the request by the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Regional Development Council (RDC) for the putting up of local councils for culture and the arts nationwide City Councilor Lilia Fariñas has filed a proposed ordinance that would create and establish the Baguio City Culture and the Arts…

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  • Adaptive reuse of old Diplomat Hotel and the Baguio Heritage Hill urged

    Availing of the initiative of Public-Private Partnerships City Councilors Maria Mylen Victoria Yaranon and Elmer Datuin filed with the City Council a proposed resolution for the restoration, retrofitting and adaptive re-use of the old Diplomat Hotel building and the Baguio Heritage Hill through a Public-Private Partnership for the People Initiative (P4) via a joint venture…

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  • ‘Pagpag food’ to be banned in the city

    Citing a declared policy of the State to establish and maintain an effective food regulatory system to address the need of every Filipino particularly those in the marginalized sector or those living below the poverty line, City Councilor Leandro Yangot filed a proposed regulatory measure that would prohibit all supermarkets, food chains and other similar…

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  • The news being fake

    There must be something with the way we appreciate news these days. With the advent of so called ‘fake news’ the public at large has suddenly been bombarded with so much data and information, particularly through the internet, that one wonders how they will ever separate the truth from the falsity of a particular event….

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  • Time to shift strategy in the war on drugs

    With the seeming endless supply of the illegal drug shabu being circulated in the country it is high time for the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to change gears in their on-going war on drugs and try to focus their attention towards stemming and preventing the entry of shabu into the country. With the seeming…

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  • Marawi siege: just the beginning?

    Perhaps these days nothing worries President Rodrigo Duterte more than the troubling possibility that the Marawi City siege is merely the start of a longer strategic campaign by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) – also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) – and their IS inspired followers…

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THIS WEEK’S FRONTPAGE

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NOVEMBER 20 TO 24, 2017

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