Continue forging harmonious relationship with communities, police urged

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 31(PIA) -- Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan recognized the police force as being a dynamic and the most ever-present organization as he encouraged   them to continue  forging harmonious relationship with the community towards a peaceful and orderly society.

 

More than 100 volunteers donate blood in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 3(PIA) -- More than 100 volunteers pitched  in to donate blood in less than 30 minutes in this capital town last week.

 

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.

 

Business sector contributes half of La Trinidad’s revenues

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 30(PIA) - - The business sector has big contribution to the economy of this town which is recognized of its relatively good competitive standing.

 

BeGH establishes screening and drug testing facility

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 27 (PIA) - - The Benguet General Hospital (BeGH) established its own screening and drug testing facility in support to the government’s war against drug.

 

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.

 

Unified tree planting done along roadsides in Atok, Kabayan

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 3 (PIA) - - Keeping things smooth sailing to give way for the construction of farm-to-market roads takes a unified effort among affected residents and other stakeholders.

 

TRAIN translates to better take home pay, services and job opportunities

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, July 26(PIA) - - The implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law has a minimal effect on the country’s inflation rate and translates to more benefits to the Filipino people in terms of better income, health and social services and increase in infrastructure projects which open more job opportunities in the construction sector especially in the countryside.

 

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.

 

Benguet Gov enjoins citizens to help achieve new mission, vision

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 3 (PIA) -- The provincial government is embarking on a new vision for the province to become a “Haven of Sustainable Communities” with the support of the citizens and other stakeholders.

 

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.

 

MRRD-NECC supports Cordillera’s bid for autonomy towards federalism

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 26 (PIA) -- The organization that convinced then Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte to run as President vowed support to the pursuit of Cordillera Regional Autonomy.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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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