Asin landowners drop talks with Baguio gov’t
BAGUIO CITY (Nov. 23) — The Tadiangan-Nangalisan Hydro Ancestral Landowners Association, Inc. (TNHALA) in a resolution November 3, informed city officials the group glost interesth to continue talks with the city.
The group also issued an ultimatum to the city government “to vacate the premises occupied by the Asin Hydroelectric Plants, including improvements traversing properties occupied by its members within 30-days.”
City administrator and Asin Management Committee- Technical Working Group (ManCom-TWG) head Peter Fianza said the hydro facilities were there even before Sinot’s group.
“They should likewise remember that their predecessors never raised any issues TNHALA now avers. Besides, some pipelines are even located on road-right-of-ways,” Fianza added. # Isagani S. Liporada/PIO
Baguio daycare worker named country’s best
BAGUIO CITY (Nov. 23) — A day care worker from South Sanitary Camp barangay here was named as this year’s most outstanding day care worker in the country.
Corazon Dalope Casallo who has served as barangay day care health worker for the past 29 years, received the award from the Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines Inc. during the group’s 11th National Social Welfare and Development Forum held at the Grand Men Seng Hotel in Davao City last September 26.
In recognition of her feat, the city council last Monday passed a resolution commending her for the achievement. # Aileen P. Refuerzo/PIO
CEPMO names 27 delinquent barangays
BAGUIO CITY (Nov. 23) — The City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) earlier listed 27 delinquent barangays in terms of compliance with the segregation policy.
These are barangays Alfonso Tabora, North and South Sanitary Camp, San Antonio Village, Lopez Jaena, Aurora Hill Proper, Trancoville, Atok Trail, Loakan Apugan, ABCR, T. Alonzo, Lower Magsaysay, Puliwes, AZCKO, New Lucban, Quezon Hill Proper, Asin, San Luis, Guisad Central, Loakan Proper, Rizal Monument, Naguilian Road particularly Kayang Ext., Campo Filipino, MRR Queenof Peace, Lourdes Ext., Victoria Village and Irisan.
Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. said households that ignore the waste segregation policy have remained to be the bane to the city’s waste management program as he to residents anew to cooperate with the campaign. # Aileen P. Refuerzo/PIO
30 healthworkers vie for 2007 most outstanding
BAGUIO CITY (Nov. 30) — From 240 barangay health workers and nutrition scholars, the list is down to 30 for the city’s Ten Most Outstanding Barangay Health Workers and Barangay Nutrition Scholars for 2007.
The barangay workers include Nutrition Scholars Joann Alvez, Ofelia Baston, Helen Cayub, Rosalina Caya-os, Myla de los Santos, Lucia Della, Maria Lourdes Gamueda, Estelita Jamon, Rowena Lubrica, Demetria Padadac, Analiza PElwa, Julieta Pingla, Delia San Juan, Corazon Sebastian and Marissa Seda.
Health workers Dolores Bautista, Maria Sheila Bautista, Remy Joan Besley, Cristine Cristobal, Mary Lourdes Faguyan, Rebecca Flores, Lilia Gamboa, Fedela Kang-et, Cresencia Kigis, Maricris Kismod, Rosemarie Lachica, Alejandra Misola, Norie Madrid Nicolas, Merlin Oca and Rose Tapibon also made it to the semi-final list. # Contributed by Anthony Araos