Heroic Benguet police awarded with ‘Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting’

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 20(PIA) -- The police officer who foiled a robbery attempt in this capital town was awarded for his heroism and bravery.

 

CabSec calls on people to be drivers of change

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, July 10 (PIA) - - Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. called on the people to actively  participate  and support in governance to ensure a better life and a peaceful environment for the Filipino people  especially for the next generations to come.

 

DOST assists Mankayan gong makers

MANKAYAN, Benguet, July 6(PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology, in recognition of the gong as a unique cultural product of Cordillera, is now providing assistance to improve the production of gong fabricators in sitio Bedbed in this municipality.

 

BeGH inaugurates mammogram facility

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 20 (PIA) - - The Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) inaugurated this week the new mammogram facility which will aid in the early detection and prevention of breast cancer which is considered as one of the province’s top ten leading causes of death.

 

DOST invites Grade 12 studes to apply for S&T scholarship program

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, July 6 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology Cordillera Regional Office invites Grade 12 students to apply for the qualifying examination for the DOST – Science Education Institute 2019 Undergraduate Scholarship Program.

 

Health enthusiasts dance to promote healthy lifestyle, raise funds for cancer patients

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 29 (PIA) --Concerted efforts of individuals, groups and institutions spelled success as more than 100 health enthusiasts danced to the ‘Beat of Hope’ on June 23 here in an attempt to promote healthy lifestyle among both the well and ill.

 

Benguet launches “100 Donors in 10 Minutes” blood extraction

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 13 (PIA) - - The Provincial Local Blood Council will launch the “100 Donors in 10 Minutes” simultaneous blood donation on July 31 highlighting Blood Donors Month.

 

Atok LGU is regional literacy awardee

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 6(PIA) - - The local government of Atok  is adjudged as outstanding LGU in the implementation of literacy program at the regional level  and will vie for the national 2018 National Literacy Awards (NLA) under the 4th to 6th class municipal category.

 

Livestock, poultry raising show big potential in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 29 (PIA) - - Livestock and poultry raising have great potential in the province with the current production unable to meet the supply demand of the populace.

 

Benguet RH Council approves 3-yr plan

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 13 (PIA) - -  The Provincial Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Council has approved the three-year integrated reproductive health roadmap which gives direction to the local RH programs of the province.

 

La Trinidad drug surrenderers pursue rehab

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 25 (PIA)--The Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC) here is finding ways on how to keep drug surrenderers complete their rehabilitation.

 

Abra ‘narco-politicians’ commit to win war on drugs

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 29 (PIA) -- Fourteen barangay officials of Abra who were tagged in the “narco-politics” list appeared before police authorities at the police regional headquarters here to clear their names and reaffirm their commitment to the fight against drug and criminality campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte.

 

Benguet, Kalinga studes top Cordillera NDRM essay writing, poster making tilt

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 10 (PIA) - - Chreza Banes, a 14 year old, grade 9 student of Twin Peaks High Scool in Tuba Benguet won the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council(CDRRMC)- led Essay Writing Contest at the Department of Education Regional Office here on July 6.

 

La Trinidad strengthens anti-dengue drive

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 28(PIA)--The Municipal Health Services (MHS) here is strengthening its anti dengue campaign following results of dengue larval surveillance which indicated the presence of larvae of dengue carrier diseases in all its 16 barangays.

 

Provincial blood council explores ways to collect more blood supply

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 18 (PIA) - - The Provincial Blood Council is exploring possibilities of strengthening blood collection strategies to meet the demand of patients in need of blood.

 

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Benguet Destinations

Strawberry Farm

La Trinidad is know to be the “Strawberry Capital of the Philippines” because of the strawberry fields. Visitors can experience strawberry picking and also taste different products made from strawberry like the strawberry ice cream and strawberry “taho”.

Asin Hot Springs

Located at the outskirts of the city of Baguio, this attraction gives it’s visitors the chance to indulge in serious relaxation. Asin Hot Springs has been knwon to do wonders for the mind, body and soul because of the spring’s natural minerals like sulfates, calcium and chloride.

BenCab Museum

The BenCab museum, located at KM 6. Asin Road, houses the permanent collection of Philippine National Artist Benedicto Cabrera (BenCab) in several galleries, as well as venues for art shows and exhibitions. The Philippine Contemporary Art Galleries highlight the artist’s collection of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. The smaller exhibition rooms contain other collections accumulated by BenCab through the years.

Bell Church

The home to beautiful landscaped gardens and intricately designed arches and buildings adorned with flags, bells and dragons. Bell church holds some artifacts about Buddhism and literatures about the history of China.

Mt. Pulag

Mt. Pulag is the highest peak in Luzon and the third highest in the Philippines which is 2,922 meters above sea level. The view from the top of Mt. Pulag never fails to amaze its climbers.

Kabayan Mummies

Also know as the Fire Mummies of the Philippines, the Kabayan Mummies are from the Ibaloi tribe of Benguet. This have been included in the 100 Most Endangered Sites in the World by a non-profit organization that focuses on the preservation of important historical monuments and sites.

Ambuclao Dam

The Ambuclao dam is popularly known as the biggest rock filled dam in the Far East and is considered as one of the major projects in Luzon that feeds electricity to the grid lines of Luzon.

Rose Gardens

Rose lovers will surely be pleased with Rose Gardens. A famous tourist attraction located in La Trinidad. Here, you will find a large variety of roses, chrysanthemums and other ornamental plants.

Mt. Ugo

This is considered to be one of the major destinations in the Cordilleras. It is the highest mountain located in Tinongdan, Itogon via the Benguet-Vizcayay boundary that boasts of stunning views of neighboring mountains and the great Luzon valley.

Kalugong View Point

A trek to Mount Kalugong is something that adventure seekers and nature lovers woudn't miss. The Kalugong View Point will give you a breathtaking experience and a panoramic view of the La Trinidad Valley and ther villages.
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