Category: Provincial

ARTISTIC TRIUMPHS: BENGUET YOUNG ARTISTS HONORED AT 3RD BIYAG FESTIVAL

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet Some nine provincial youths and a group of young artists were recognized in the recent annual awards dubbed Inspiring Young Artists, Movers, and Achievers (IYAMAN). It marked the 3rd Benguet Indigenous Youth Arts Guild (BIYAG) Festival opening program held at the Gov. Ben Palispis Auditorium, Provincial Capitol on April 22. The IYAMAN […]

NIA-CAR: DEVELOPS 113,539 HECTARES NEW SERVICE AREAS

Cordillera’s irrigation development posts 61.24 percent accomplishment LA TRINIDAD, Benguet A total of 113,539.32 hectares (Has.) of new service areas have been developed equivalent to 61.24 percent accomplishment, the National Irrigation Administration-Cordillera (NIACAR) said. The region has a total of 185, 406 Has. potential irrigable areas. Based on NIA-CAR’s Status of Irrigation Development (Dec. 31, […]

FROM WOODS TO CONCRETE, PINES PARK BRIDGE OPENS TO PUBLIC

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet A relief to residents and visitors. After more than 50 years, Pines Park Bridge officially opened to the public made with concrete and permanent, passable by all kinds of vehicles not exceeding 15 tons of weight. The new concrete bridge, costing P77, 177, 507.92-M from people’s money and lobbied by Benguet Representative […]

LTWD ADDRESSES ARTIFICIAL ‘WATER SHORTAGE, ‘ADOPTS WATER SCHEDULING

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet Residents in this capital town are facing ‘artificial’ water shortages as numerous deep wells have reached abnormal water, resulting to the decrease of production caused by the summer heat compounded by the dryspell, the La Trinidad Water District Office (LTWDO) said. Affected areas are in Barangays Wangal, Shilan, Puguis, Pico, and Lubas. […]

YBANAG’S RESILIENCY

Under sweltering afternoon heat (39C), farmers in Barangay San Felipe, Ilagan City, harvest and dry white corn. Their labor symbolizes resilience and hope amid challenging conditions. INSET- With unwavering determination, Aling Esme and other locals tirelessly separate corn kernels, turning nature’s bounty into native delicacies-”Kinulti,” “Kakanin,” and cornstarch. Maize holds the promise of sustenance and […]

TUPAD WORKER GUMAWA NG MURAL

TUBA, Benguet Hindi lamang sa pagwawalis ang naging community service ng ilang mga benepisyaryo ng Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Di sadva nta ged/Di splaced Workers (TUPAD), kundi ang pagguhit sa mural para pagandahin ang Upper Poblacion sa Tuba,Benguet. May kabuuang 28 TUPAD worker ang kasalukuyang benepisyaryo sa Barangay ng Tuba na nagtutulong-tulong para sa kanilang […]

STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER IN LA TRINIDAD

Early morning hustle. A farmer begins his day, carry succulent strawberries before the intense heat, ensuring the freshness produce for delivery. The sprawling farm is situated at Barangay Betag, a famous tourist destination owned and maintained by Benguet State University (BSU). INSET Adapting the technique of layering the strawberry plants to maximize the area. Tourists […]

KING COBRA, NAHULI SA BENGUET

TUBA, Benguet Isang makamandag na King Cobra ang nahuli ng mga tauhan ng Bureau of Fire Protection, matapos ang matiyagang pagbabantay sa lungga nito sa Lower Poblacion, Tuba,Benguet, noong Abril 14. Unang namataan ang King Cobra malapit sa food court sa harap ng fire station, noong Abril 11, na tinatayang may sukat itong dalawang metro. […]

DEPED-CAR PLANS TO CONDUCT CLASSES FROM 7-10AM ON MWF

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet With schools eyeing to implement Asynchronous classes amid extreme heat, Regional Director Estela Cariño, Department of Education – Cordillera Administrative Region (DepEdCAR), proposes adjusting class schedules. RD Cariño proposed implementing classes from 7-10 am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (MWF), while allowing asynchronous learning on other days. This is to mitigate the […]

LA TRINIDAD VEG. TRADING POST: SLOW EXPANSION WORKS, EXTENDS FARMERS HARDSHIPS

Mayor Salda assures works will resume soon with addt’l funds LA TRINIDAD, Benguet Farmers and traders appealed to local authorities and contractor to finish the P120 -million, multilevel commercial center at the vegetable trading post. Government record showed, an estimated P40 million in revenues is generated yearly from the La Trinidad Vegetable Trading Post (LTVTP), […]

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