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  Benguet, Philippines
BENGUET farmers were assured anew of government’s support against the entry of smuggled agricultural commodities, a problem that’s been besetting the local vegetable industry the past several years.
PNP chief Director General Avelino Razon’s no-nonsense anti-jueteng campaign in Baguio and Benguet is no match for the new and powerful jueteng operator now raking in millions of pesos daily in the areas.A source said Razon could have been led to believe that police were winning the war against the illegal numbers game.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet: In support of the government’s call for sustainable and responsible mining, the Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co. launched an information-education campaign for the formulation of a final mine rehabilitation-decom­missioning plan (FMR-DP).
luzon.wowphilippines.com /benguet   (1296 words)

  Benguet, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1908, Benguet became one of the sub-provinces of the newly-created Mountain Province.
The capital of Benguet is La Trinidad, one of 13 municipalities that comprise the province.
Benguet is a major source of metallic ore and is home to large mining concessions that extract gold, copper and silver.
home.comcast.net /~maesteban/island_groups/luzon/car/benguet/benguetprofile.htm   (1268 words)

  Science Fair Projects - Benguet
Benguet is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
Benguet is the homeland of several tribes, collectively referred to as the Igorot.
Benguet became one of the provinces of the Ilocos Region.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Benguet   (1210 words)

 Northern Mine Switching to Water | Asia Water Wire
Benguet Corp Inc. (BCI), among the biggest and earliest mining operators in this South-east Asian country, is closer to converting its open-cast mine into one giant water reservoir to service the needs of the 300,000 residents of this town, a popular tourist town for Filipinos escaping the summer heat in the lowlands.
Benguet Corp said that it would convert the mined-out pit into a giant reservoir with a seven million cubic metre capacity, saying this not only meets water needs but is an ideal rehabilitation solution for the mined-out area.
Benguet Corp adds that rehabilitation of the Antamok gold mine is "the first time that a novel approach to mine rehabilitation and decommissioning is being applied to mined-out areas.
www.asiawaterwire.net /node/61   (1359 words)

 "BENGUET CORP " (Subject) - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
Benguet Corp., Free Trade Agreement for the Establishment of the Free Trade Area of the Americas, 1998, Metal industries, Metal industry
Benguet Wants FTAA for Kingking Mine to Allow More Foreign Investors.
Benguet Plans to Re-operate Acupan Mine with Partners.
www.questia.com /SM.qst?act=search&subjectsSearchType=1000&subjects=%22Benguet+Corp.%22   (482 words)

 --- Facts & Figures: Province of Benguet ---
Bounded on the south by Pangasinan and on the west by La Union and Ilocos Sur, Benguet serves as the gateway to the highland provinces of the Cordillera Region.
Benguet is popularly known as the "Salad Bowl" of the Philippines because virtually every type of vegetable used in salads is produced here.
In 1899, the Katipunan came to Benguet and united the Igorots and established Benguet under the Government of the Republic of the Philippines.
www.nscb.gov.ph /rucar/fnf_benguet.htm   (993 words)

 JICA - Evaluation - The Project for Improvement of Health System for the Province of Benguet
Although the number of transferred patients from Benguet General Hospital to the National Baguio General Hospital increased from 84 in 2000 to 218 in 2002, this is due to an increase in the number of cases in which essentially high-level laboratory tests were needed.
The staff at Benguet General Hospital has increased from 163 in 1999 to 296 at present, but it is still less than the 2003 goal of 323, (which is also the standard according to the regulation set by the Department of Health).
Training for the staff at Benguet General Hospital, the regional hospitals, and rural health units were conducted continuously, and these contributed to improvement of the level of knowledge and skills in the entire province.
www.jica.go.jp /english/evaluation/project/expo/as/archives/14-4-16.html   (1970 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Benguet lies in the southernmost part of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Benguet belongs under the Type 1 climate, with the wet season from May to October and the dry season during the rest of the year.
Benguet has a total population of 322,000 as of year 2000.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=70   (237 words)

Benguet was first created as a district of the new La Union province in 1846 but was separated in 1854.
Benguet became a sub-province of the old Mountain Province in 1908 until 1966.
During WWII, Benguet was the scene of fierce battles between the Japanese Imperial Army and Igorot guerrillas and Americans in the days of liberation in 1945.
philippines-archipelago.com /author/visited/benguet.html   (546 words)

 Benguet Information
Baguio City, a popular tourist destination in the country, is located in the interior of the province, however, the city is independent of the province.
Based on the May 2000 census, Benguet has a total population of 330,129, which makes it the most populous province in the region.
However, for statistical convenience, Baguio City is informally considered a part Benguet, especially in census data or when Baguio City is chosen as a location for Benguet provincial offices.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Benguet   (1049 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Benguet
The Ibalois occupy the southeast, the Kankanaeys live in the northwest and the Kalanguyas are found in eastern Benguet as well as the western portions of the adjacent provinces of Ifugao and Nueva Vizcaya.
The people of Benguet have certain noted traditional feasts and rituals, such as the kosdey, a rite for the fertility of the earth that is observed held when the rice blooms in the fields during the rising of the May moon.
Benguet has traditionally been a source of gold and vegetables but current efforts are geared towards making the province a regional industrial center.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/benguet.htm   (1275 words)

 JICA Benguet, Philippines - Benguet JICA Newsletters
Through the financial assistance from the project and the technical assistance of PhilHealth staff, PhilHealth’s services have been made accessible to the people of Benguet since members are now able to visit CEMAP Desks which are set-up on a regular schedule in their municipalities.
It is however good to note that some of the Benguet ILHZ opted to do this before but could not have a concrete basis or study to supersede existing laws governing the disbursement of government funds.
The provision of equipments to the Rural Health Units of the thirteen (13) municipalities and six (6) hospitals in Benguet Province is one of the activities planned and implemented during the first year of the project.
www.benguet-jica.com /project/Benguet-JICA-Newsletters.html   (956 words)

 JICA Benguet, Philippines - Background
The record of discussion of this project (hereinafter called the “Project”) was signed on January 10, 2006 between the Provincial Governor of Benguet and JICA.
The Project commenced on April 16th, 2006 at the province of Benguet, having kick-off Executive Committee (EC) meeting on April 25th and the first Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting on April 26th -27th, 2006 with the JICA Expert Team.
Since the commencement, the Project has had series of activities, and this first Progress Report was prepared to include all data and information of activities during the period from the commencement of the Project to the end of August 2006
www.benguet-jica.com /background.php   (528 words)

 The Official Site of the Provincial Capitol of Benguet - Governor's Office
To direct and monitor assistance, financial or otherwise, from the private entities to supplement the efforts of the government in enhancing miscellaneous civic action activities throughout the province;
To bring the thirteen municipalities of Benguet actively into the stream of development process through seminars and development planning techniques, community development and personnel programs; and
To direct and supervise the preparation and implementation of programs, projects and activities on cultural affairs and tourism promotion and development in the province.
www.benguet.gov.ph /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=126&Itemid=235   (1212 words)

 Business - Lepanto granted tax holiday, to restart Benguet ops in Dec. - INQUIRER.net
LEPANTO Consolidated Mining Co. said it would resume commercial operations of its copper-gold concentrate project in Benguet in December after the Board of Investments (BOI) granted its request for an income tax holiday.
Lepanto said it was advised by the BOI that it may initially avail of a four-year tax holiday, which may be extended for three more years subject to compliance with certain standards.
Lepanto halted its copper mining operations in Benguet in 1997 due to falling copper prices.
business.inquirer.net /money/breakingnews/view_article.php?article_id=32514   (215 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Benguet to shift to organic farming
But Benguet provincial agriculturist Lolita Bentrez said that although some farmers, including vegetable farmers, have already started converting to organic agriculture, it would take at least 5 to 10 years before the province could be considered 100 percent organic.
Unfortunately, in Benguet, soil utilized for farming have been planted many times and are heavy with toxic chemicals, she added.
She said that the provincial government considers Benguet Organic Coffee Arabica Enterprise, Ltd., a provincewide group of coffee growers, as a potential partner in promoting organic farming in the province.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/oct/15/yehey/prov/20061015pro1.html   (232 words)

Benguet is the country’s top strawberry growing province and a major source of prized cutflowers.
Benguet is one of the few places in the world whose ancestors practiced the science and art of mummification.
Benguet is also blessed with mountains that seem to reach the sky.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/tl/tl012354.htm   (1365 words)

 Benguet, Atlas in talks with foreign mining firms
BENGUET Corp. said several foreign mining firms, including Sumitomo Corp. of Japan, have expressed interest in investing in the company's nickel and copper mining ventures on the islands of Luzon and Mindanao.
Benguet, also in a disclosure to the stock exchange, said it was negotiating with a group comprising Sumitomo and Sojitz (Nisho Iwai) on possible investment in its multibillion-peso nickel mining project in the province of Zambales on the main island of Luzon.
Benguet said its copper mining project on the southern island of Mindanao had also attracted inquiries from several foreign mining firms, including Zijin Co. of China.
money.inquirer.net /topstories/view_topstories.php?yyyy=2005&mon=02&dd=09&file=5   (354 words)

Benguet Entrepreneurs Association, Inc. (BEA) is a SEC registered group of Benguet Entrepreneurs organized through the assistance of the Philippine Countryside Development Council, Benguet Provincial Development and Planning Office, Department of Trade and Industry, and Department of Tourism.
Benguet Entrepreneurs Association (BEA) started in the year 1992 and was registered under the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1994.
In 1993, more than 20 members of the small-medium handicraft industries went to Bacolod for a training because at that time the Province of Benguet was one of the 20 poorest provinces.
www.geocities.com /benguetproducts   (344 words)

 9 Remaining backpackers jailed in Benguet now RELEASED!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Benguet Regional Trial Court Judge Benigno Galacgac dismissed the homicide and arson cases against the youth backpackers for lack of evidence.
Benguet policemen and soldiers arrested them while they were on their way to Sagada, Mt. Province.
We leave the Benguet provincial jail after more than 10 months of incarceration due to charges that we are innocent of.
apunk.gnn.tv /blogs/20605/9_Remaining_backpackers_jailed_in_Benguet_now_RELEASED   (780 words)

 Benguet murder violates CARHRIHL 05-08-21
A large population of Buguias, a Kankanaey town in north Benguet, still practices rituals related to man-initiated deaths or injuries.
Benguet Criminal Intelligence and Detection Group of the Philippine National Police (PNP-CIDG) filed a rebellion case at the Provincial Prosecutor’s Office against the captured red fighters.
They were brought to the Benguet provincial jail, after custodial investigation at the Camp Bado Dangwa where they were to be presented to the media on Aug 17.
www.nordis.net /news/2005/ndw050821/ndw050821_01benguetkilling.htm   (813 words)

 The Northern Dispatch Weekly » Benguet board questions Naswak school admin transfer
— The Benguet provincial board this week questioned the validity of the agreement inked between Bokod Mayor Raymundo Celino and Kayapa Mayor Tony Dupiano transferring the administration of the Naswak Elementary School from Bokod to Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya.
Also agreed upon is that Kayapa should provide building materials to compensate for the costs incurred by Bokod and Benguet in the maintenance of the said school for almost two decades.
Benguet Vice-governor Cresensio Pacalso explained that the provincial board sought the opinion of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Cordillera, which declared the agreement invalid.
www.nordis.net /blog/?p=350   (383 words)

 Benguet Information, Latest News, Articles
TO ENSURE quick responses during the emergencies, establishment of stand-by disaster centers are being eyed in disaster-prone areas in Benguet.
THE Benguet chapter of the Philippine National Red Cross (PNCR) is seventh among the chapters with the most number of registered members in North and Central Luzon in 2006.
THE Benguet Chapter of the Philippine National Red Cross assured the public the agency is complying with the standards of the Department of Health in ensuring the quality of blood availed from the agency.
www.market-day.net /news/benguet.php   (391 words)

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