15 November 2019 Benguet

DILG holds constitutional reform roadshow in Benguet

DILG - CAR Regional Director Marlo Iringan(l) and resource speakers Atty. Lawrence Wacnang and Professor Alfredo Sureta Jr. with PIA Information officer Joseph Zambrano(R) during the media briefing that opened the "Balangayan" Constitutional Reform roadshow. (CCD/PIA CAR)

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 15 (PIA) - - The Department of the Interior and Local Government(DILG) brought  the government’s agenda of amending the 1987 Constitution towards development and progress of the country and the Filipino people thru  the constitutional reform provincial roadshow dubbed as “Balangayan 2019” at the Benguet Sports Complex here on Tuesday.

Local government units and barangay officials from the 13 municipalities of the province, regional line agency and several community/civil society organization representatives attended the forum which had former Kalinga Congressman Lawrence Wacnang and constitutional reform speaker’s bureau member Professor Alfredo Sureta Jr. as resource speakers.

DILG – CAR Regional Director Marlo Iringan said Balangayan is a provincial roadshow that DILG has been spearheading in the different parts of the country to provide more public awareness on the importance of the constitutional reforms and to provide a venue to talk about developmental issues and concerns of local communities.  It also aims to have a public dialogue and consultation on constitutional reforms that need to speed up progress for the nation.

10 November 2019 Benguet

Mankayan town embraces land banking for future use

MANKAYAN, Benguet  – The municipal government embraced land banking as one of its main thrust that will allow the realization of the programmed expansion and future development projects that will move the municipality to greater heights.

10 November 2019 Benguet

Closure of Kennon road faces stiff opposition

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – The tremendous opposition to the proposed closure of the scenic and historic Kennon road to vehicular traffic for at least three years continues to snowball as the provincial board is on the verge of passing a resolution against the said plan.

10 November 2019 Benguet

DPWH-SBDEO officials charged for grave abuse of authority

BUGUIAS, Benguet  – Some officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways – Second Benguet District Engineering Office (DPWH-SBDEO) were charged before the Office of the Ombudsman for alleged awarding a multi-million public works infrastructure project amounting to P56.7 million amidst defects in the contractor’s previous projects in violation of pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 9184 or the Government Procurement Act.

09 November 2019 Benguet

Benguet Adivay Festival 2019 opens

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 7(PIA) -- Gong beating and blowing of bamboo horns signaled the opening of Benguet’s 119th Foundation Anniversary celebration thru the Adivay Festival 2019 on Wednesday (Nov. 6).

09 November 2019 Benguet

Police told to strictly implement traffic, transportation laws

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 8 (PIA) -- The Philippine National Police  intensifies   enforcement of laws on  transportation and traffic rules with  emphasis on overloading and  hitching  rides to help ensure  the safety of the riding public.

09 November 2019 Benguet

Heroic SAF trooper laid to rest in Kapangan, Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 8 (PIA) -- In the service of the nation, another brave Cordilleran special force trooper  sacrificed his life and was laid to rest in his hometown in Taba-ao, Kapangan in Benguet on Thursday, November 7.

05 November 2019 Benguet

Cordillerans urged to pursue real autonomy

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- The quest for Cordillera Autonomy should be pushed by the people from the region, a National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) official said.

03 November 2019 Benguet

LT leaps to 12th place in competitiveness ranking

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – The capital town continues to be one of the most competitive local governments in the country after being adjudged as the 12th overall among the close to 500 first to second class municipalities during the 7th edition of the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness index (CMCI).

03 November 2019 Benguet

NCIP defers 500mw Badeo hydro CP

KIBUNGAN, Benguet  – The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) en banc reportedly deferred acting on the grant of the required certificate of pre-condition (CP) to the Coheco Badeo Corporation (CBC) for its proposed 500-megawatt pump storage hydro project in barangay Badeo here after attempts by some company officials to allegedly mislead the Commission on prevailing issues confronting the ambitious project.

03 November 2019 Benguet

Benguet lines up 73 events for 2019 Adivay festival

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – The provincial government has lined up some seventy three activities for the month-long celebration of the 119th founding anniversary of the province and Adivay festival next month.

01 November 2019 Benguet

Kapangan municipality celebrates IP Month

KAPANGAN, Benguet, Oct. 31(PIA) – Proud of their heritage, people in this municipality celebrated Indigenous Peoples (IP) Month with the theme, “Kasigudan ay Ugali, Labed di Man-ili”.  

01 November 2019 Benguet

All set for Benguet Adivay Festival

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct.31(PIA) - - The month-long Adivay festival in celebration of the province’s 119th founding anniversary is all set anchored on the  theme “HEALTHIER” Benguet.

31 October 2019 Benguet

Benguet coops register highest accrued assets in CAR

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct. 25 (PIA) - - Cooperatives in the province are thriving amassing the highest total asset among coops in the Cordillera region.

31 October 2019 Benguet

Ambuklao celebrates Tilapia Festival

BOKOD, Benguet, Oct. 30(PIA) -- More than 300 kilos of tilapia were served to the public in the 2019 Tilapia Festival of Barangay Ambuklao in this town last week.

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