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  • Creation of anti-obscenity council mulled

    Expressing the need to uphold morality and protect the youth from moral corruption and values degradation City Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. has filed a proposed legislative measure that would regulate the proliferation of sexually offensive, expletive or obscene materials in the City of Baguio through the establishment of a Baguio City Anti-Obscenity Council.”

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  • End to contractualization in city recommended

    City Councilor Faustino Olowan has introduced a proposed measure in the City Council seeking to declare as contrary to law, public policy and morals the contracting schemes sometimes employed by business establishments which are deemed oppressive and exploitive to labor, within the territorial jurisdiction of the City of Baguio.

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  • Pine tree festival guidelines mulled

    Citing the mandate of the Environment Code of the City of Baguio which provides for a Pine Tree Festival Season and declaring the months of June, July, August and September as tree planting months City, Councilor Elaine Sembrano has authored a proposed ordinance that would establish the guidelines for the celebration of the Baguio City…

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  • RTC halts appropriation of funds for IPMR office

    The Regional Trial Court, Branch 6 in the City of Baguio, thru its order dated January 22, 2018 issued by Acting Presiding Judge Cecilia Corazon S. Dulay-Archog has enjoined the City Mayor, City Vice Mayor and members of the City Council – as public respondents – from appropriating any budget for the salary of Mr….

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  • Baguio police chief responds to traffic proposal

    The proposal to adopt certain measures to improve traffic flow in the City of Baguio needs to be studied and assessed further by concerned offices and agencies before it can be adopted by the city. This is the observation and recommendation given by Police Senior Superintendent Ramil Saculles, City Director of the Baguio City Police…

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  • Sidewalk regulation up for council consideration

    In a bid to further strengthen and expand the effective coverage of the declared policy of the State to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare in line with the principles of environmental management and control, City Councilor Maria Mylen Victoria Yaranon has introduced a proposed measure in the City Council for the regulation of…

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  • Tighter border control in the war against drugs

    If the present administration of President Rodrigo Duterte wants to further increase pressure and choke off the entry points of illegal drugs in the country then it must enforce a more stringent measure of patrolling, monitoring and controlling the porous borders of the archipelago. At the moment the failure of government authorities to intensively observe…

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  • Whose birthday is it?

    2017 was a defining moment in my life and in the lives of my family. It was in this year that I lost both my father (Engr. Briccio Manuel Domondon Sr. 3/21/2017) and my father-in-law (Cecilio F. Pineda Sr. 12/18/) to sickness. My wife and I both lost love ones that we hold very dear…

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  • Busking regulation recommended in the city

    With the declaration by UNESCO of Baguio City as one of the 16 creative cities in the world and the only creative city in the country City Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr. has authored a proposed ordinance seeking to regulate busking in the city. Busking as defined is an art form that is practised by professional…

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  • Extending Martial Law

    Congress has allowed, through an overwhelming majority vote, to extend martial law in Mindanao for a period of one year or from the end of 2017 until the end of 2018. Even with the vehement opposition of some sectors there is no stopping President Duterte from continuing with his plan to ultimately destroy perceived terrorists…

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FEBRUARY 19 TO 23, 2018


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