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.

 

Peace and Order Council opposes CPLA recruitment in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 11 (PIA) -- The Benguet Provincial Peace and Order Council wants alleged members of the Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army-Cordillera Bodong Administration (CPLA-CBA) to stop  recruitment and other activities in the province.

 

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.

 

NGCP gives school supplies to pupils in host communities

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 11 (PIA) -- More than 2,300 pupils from the different public schools in Benguet, Mountain Province and nearby areas benefited from the back-to-school program for host communities of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).

 

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.

 

La Trinidad musters volunteer in anti-smoking shed painting, jingle production

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 21 (PIA) -- The Smoke-Free ordinance of this town went full blast January last year with  series of activities  in  strengthening the campaign.

 

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.

 

La Trinidad LGU to deal more strictly with “momma” use

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 11 (PIA) - - With the established mechanism in the regulation of tobacco control regulation in this capital town, its “momma” ordinance is proposed to be dealt with hand in hand with the tobacco regulation to give more teeth for its enforcement.

 

La Trinidad jeepney groups briefed on PUV modernization

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 13 (PIA) - - About 200 jeepney operators and drivers belonging to various organizations here participated in the briefing of the Office of Transportation Cooperatives (OTC) on the government’s public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization 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.

 

27 Benguet principals pass test

La Trinidad – The Schools Division of Benguet produced 27 passers, 22 in the elementary level and 5 in the secondary level, in the 2017 Principals’ Test based on the results released on May 28, 2018 under DepEd Memorandum No. 93, s. 2018 through the Bureau of Human Resource and Organizational Development (BHROD).

 

Philex to spend P109M for 2018 SDMP projects

TUBA, Benguet – Philex Mining Corp. has allotted a total of P109.32 million for this year’s programs on infrastructure, information dissemination, and research and development (R&D), following several community-based consultations and planning workshops conducted in the outlying communities of its Padcal mine, in this province.

 

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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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