La Trinidad gets 3 new garbage trucks

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 15 (PIA) -- The solid waste management program of the municipality got a boost with the inauguration and blessing last week of three newly-purchased garbage trucks.

 

RH law advocates call for action with a concert

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 15(PIA) -- Advocates of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law from Baguio City and Benguet gathered in a concert to call for the full implementation of the law.

 

Gov. issues protocol in issuance of SSM advisories during weather disturbances

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 28 (PIA) - - Governor Crescencio Pacalso  has issued a directive establishing protocol on the issuance of advisories to small scale mining(SSM) activities during typhoons and other weather disturbances upon the discretion of the respective municipal local chief executives.

 

Benguet PLGU conducts financial skills training for coop sector

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 25 (PIA) - - Trainings to enhance cooperative know how are sustained in the province to properly equip and boost cooperative groups such as in  their financial records which is the life of their business.

 

Police, community urged to improve relationship for a better and changed country

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 4 (PIA) -- Police officers and personnel and the members of the community were urged to have a better and improved relationship for a better and changed country.

 

Culture defines the identity of Cordillera as a region- NCCA

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, July 21 (PIA) - - Continue to showcase the rich culture of  the Cordillera in every celebration  as culture is what defines the people in this region.

 

Itogon LGU pours P300k to coffee growers

ITOGON, Benguet, Aug. 25 (PIA) - - Coffee production is one of the emerging livelihood programs in this mining town assisted by the local government unit.

 

Benguet officials approve RH ordinance

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 22(PIA) - - In a bid to move forward the reproductive health program of the government , provincial officials  passed an ordinance entitled  “Benguet Province Responsible Parenting and Reproductive Health Code”.

 

Motorists slam insensitivity of DPWH, contractors

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – Motorists and residents vehemently denounced the alleged insensitivity of local and public works officials and the incompetence of contractors in the implementation of major infrastructure projects along main roads in the province that result to tremendous traffic congestions daily to the detriment of the welfare of the public.

 

Promotion of cultural heritage in infra development pushed

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 22 (PIA) - - Incorporating indigenous traditional practices in infrastructure development promotes and allows Cordillera cultural heritage to flourish and as a means to reveal Cordillera identity.

 

Smoking in public places in La Trinidad minimized

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 28 (PIA) - - Smoking in public places here has been minimized since the Tobacco Control Ordinance took effect early part of January, and reinforced with the recent  national ban on smoking.

 

33 La Trinidad drug surrenderers complete rehab program

SOME 33 drug surrenderers are now ready to return to the fold of society after completing a six-month community-based outpatient rehabilitation program in La Trinidad, Benguet.

 

Pacalso underscores pressing issues in Benguet in SOPA

LA TRINDID, Benguet, Aug. 22(PIA) - - Governor Crescencio Pacalso underscored the current status and pressing needs of the province which need immediate attention in his recent State of the Province Address.

 

La Trinidad launches ‘Green Market’ program

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 15 (PIA) - -  The local government here launched last week the  ‘Green Market’ program which helps reduce waste coming from the public market and other business establishments.

 

Buguias communities, IPs to get more benefits from hydro

BUGUIAS, Benguet  – The local government, host communities and indigenous peoples (IPs) hosting the operation of the 3-megawatt Man-asok hydro project of the Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) stand to gain more benefits compared to the benefits being given by the operator of a minihydro power plant which is five times bigger than the said renewable energy plant here.

 

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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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