Benguet News

  • Mt Tenglawan 1943masl Traverse To Ilocos Sur

    An emerging destination in the Cordilleras are three of the peaks in Bakun, Benguet. As the three most commonly climbed mountains in the town, they are fondly called ?Bakun Trio? and are usually climbed in one trip to maximize the journey.

  • Burnham Park Improvement Seen To Add To Tourists Convenience

    The Baguio City Council has approved a resolution to put up a waiting shed and a trellis at the vicinity of the Burnham Lake for the safety of tourists visiting Burnham Park.

    The trellis will be placed as a safety measure to prevent anybody from accidentally falling in the lake.

    The approved measure also includes the repair of all the stairs leading to the lake.

    Vice Mayor Edison Bilog, who authored the resolution, said the measure is a clamor from boat concessionaires, locals and tourists in the area.

    Bilog said concerns were raised during the interview with locals and was found o ...

  • SM Baguio Spearheads Planting In Busol Watershed

    SM Baguio Spearheads Planting In Busol Watershed

    In celebration of Cordillera Day, a total of 50,000 Benguet Pine seedlings were planted by the SM management and city government employees at an adopted site at the Busol watershed, last July 14, in this city.

    SM City Baguio employees, together with representatives from the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO), local government of Baguio, and the Baguio Water District (BWD) trooped to the Busol watershed to plant some 20,000 Benguet Pine saplings as part of the company?s commitment to bring back the greenery of the city?s environment.

    The 20,000 saplings that were p ...

  • Aqua Guard Assures Protection Of Tuba Waterways

    Youth leaders and students from the different villages in Tuba, Benguet, formed Aqua Guard in a bid to protect their rivers and other waterways during an environmental youth summit under the Ridge to Reef Program held in Baguio City on July 5 and 6.

    The group was formed as their commitment during the summit which was conducted by the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) Baguio led by Rainier Balbuena together with Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Cordillera.

    Villages that have participated the summit are Nangalisan, Tabaan Norte, Poblacion, San ...

  • Cordillera Autonomous Region Marks 30 Years

    Cordillera Autonomous Region Marks 30 Years

    Workers and officials from various government line agencies and representatives from other civilian as well as non-governmental organizations marched from the Benguet Provincial Capitol Grounds to Wangal Sports Complex here to mark the 30th anniversary of the Cordillera Autonomous Region as a regional political administrative entity.

    The occasion was dubbed CAR @ 30, A celebration of Cordillera Unity.

    On July 15, 1987, 30 years ago, under the Executive Order 220 of then President Corazon Aquino, the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) was established composed of Mountain Province, Ben ...

  • Public Private Sectors To Preserve Heritage Sites

    Public and private sectors in Baguio City have linked up to identify, conserve and preserve the city?s heritage sites and resources.

    The City Council lauded the efforts of the University of the Philippines College Baguio Educational Foundation Inc. (UPCBEFI) through project leader Dr. Rowena Boquiren and other civil society organizations to pursue the Baguio Heritage Mapping Project.

    The project aims to collate data on heritage sites and resources in the city leading to their conservation and development using the ?adaptive re-use? concept.

    The legislative committee is in the process ...