DENR chief orders stoppage of all small scale mining operations in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 19 (PIA)-- Pocket miners will have to look for other sources of livelihood with  the government’s  issuance  of  cease and desist order  on all small scale mining activities in the Cordillera region following a disaster in the mining town of Itogon, Benguet during the onslaught of typhoon Ompong.

 

DOTr launches online system for driver’s license renewal, motor plate inquiry in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 24 (PIA) -- Drivers and operators in Baguio and Benguet will soon enjoy ease of doing business with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) – Cordillera with the launching last week of internet-based system for driver’s license renewal and plate inquiry.

 

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.

 

Agencies, volunteers strengthen assistance to landslide-stricken Benguet

ITOGON, Benguet, Sept. 21 (PIA) - - Regional line agencies  with  augmentation from the national government and volunteers  continue  to strengthen   assistance to landslide- stricken communities in the province that was severely affected during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Pres.Duterte condoles with kin of "Ompong" victims in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept.  (PIA) -- Cordillerans had a glimpse of the compassionate side of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as he condoled with kin of Typhoon Ompong casualties in Baguio a City and Benguet at the provincial capitol here on Monday (Sept. 17).

 

NSED tests hospital’s preparedness and response plans

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 17 (PIA) - - In line with the government’s goal of instilling a culture of preparedness especially to the vulnerable sector, the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) staged the 2018 3rd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill at the Benguet General Hospital here on August 16.

 

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.

 

Faster search and rescue operation in Itogon as assistance continue to pour in

ITOGON, Benguet, Sept. 21(PIA) -- Help continue to arrive for victims and evacuees five days after the killer landslide hit Barangay Ucab here during the onslaught of typhoon Ompong over the weekend.

 

Outstanding coops in La Trinidad recognized

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug.17 (PIA) -- Outstanding cooperatives in this municipality were recognized during the first Gawad Parangal for cooperatives last August 9 at the La Trinidad Municipal Gymnasium here.

 

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.

 

Search and retrieval operations continue for TY Ompong missing victims in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet,  Sept. 18 (PIA) - -   Search and retrieval operations are underway  for a number of people  who are still missing when the old bunkhouse they  took refuge in   a village in  Itogon, Benguet  was  swept away by a landslide  during  Typhoon Ompong  over the weekend.

 

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.

 

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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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