10 months ‘Defer high-rise devt in Baguio’ Manilatimes
THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) expressed on Monday its support to the proposal of the City Government of Baguio for at least one-year moratorium on the construction of high-rise buildings in the city. “The city needs to pause, breathe, and be healed because of overdevelopment. Let us save Baguio City while we still can. The proposed executive order (EO) will pave the way for a reevaluation of the city’s urban development planning in order to consider the impact to the environment,” DILG Secretary Eduardo Año said in a press statement. Año agreed said the city “is ... more