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  Benguet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Benguet is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
Its capital is La Trinidad and borders, clockwise from the south, Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Sur, Mountain Province, Ifugao, and Nueva Vizcaya.
Benguet became one of the provinces of the Ilocos Region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Benguet   (1070 words)

 Municipality of La Trinidad - Benguet Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
La Trinidad is located 3 kilometers north of Baguio City and is 256 kilometers north of Manila.
La Trinidad's valley floor elevation is at 1,300 meters above sea level.
La Trinidad belongs under the Type I climate by the Coronas System of classification with two distinct seasons: the wet and the dry.The dry season is from November to April while the wet season occurs during the rest of the year.
www.info.com.ph /~xjeffa/munilatrinidad.html   (1649 words)

 Trinidad Times - Trinidad News
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BENGUET: The La Trinidad municipal police have arrested three suspects for robbing a couple of half a million pesos in La Trinidad, Benguet.
www.trinidadtimes.com /p.x/ct/10/id/f7da47955ef03229   (269 words)

 Hailstorm returns to Benguet after years - Jul. 09, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Residents here were glued to their windows for 10 minutes shortly after noon on Thursday to witness the first hailstorm in modern times to hit this town.
They drove their vehicles into their garages and stayed indoors to avoid marble-sized icicles that fell on their yards and on streets and farms.
The temperature in La Trinidad used to be cooler and we had frequent hailstorms, or so we are told," a mother of three told the Inquirer.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/jul/09/reg_5-1.htm   (245 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—The Court of Appeals has granted the 60-day temporary restraining order (TRO) the Department of Agriculture sought to prevent the importation of carrots into the country.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—After weeks of deliberations, the Benguet provincial council finally passed the provincial government’s budget for next year, according to Vice Gov. Cresencio Pacalso.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—Noting the success of the Panagbengga Festival, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Benguet now wants a part in the flower festival that has become a major tourist attraction in the country.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/dec/14/yehey/prov/mainpro.html   (964 words)

 San Roque Dam Project
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet - Contrary to earlier opinions that Proclamation No.268 declaring the Ambuklao and Binga Forest and Watershed Reservation asprotected area limits the rights of the occupants, the DENR holds that land tenurial rights of indigenous communities are respected under the said proclamation.
In the Benguet side, indigenous peoples peoples communities here expressed fear that the government will again displace them like their families and relatives in the old Ambuklao and Binga villages who still have to collect compensation after some already 47 years since the dams there were built.
It is going to displace several hundred Benguet folks, possibly flood 1.5 million hectares in 27 towns in Central Luzon when it overflows or when it breaks, and poses an economic burden on the Filipino people who have to pay for all the foreign debts the government took out to construct the dam.
www.philsol.nl /news/00/SRDP-aug00.htm   (9679 words)

 Cordillera Region News - PIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Benguet (13 May) -- The Establishment of a semi-temperate vegetable research development center in Benguet is underway.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet (4 May) -- It is possible to shorten and hasten processes to secure a Free and Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) from indigenous peoples communities before any development project is undertaken in their areas but in no way should this be put aside or completely disregarded.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet (19 Apr) -- Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Luis Lorenzo is expected to attend the 2nd National Vegetable Congress to discuss the prevailing issues and concerns confronting the industry.
www.pia.gov.ph /regions.asp?regnum=15   (459 words)

 Sun.Star Baguio - La Trinidad coops get P50M agri aid
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Two cooperative groups in the province are recipients of the Agriculture Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (Acef) of the government, acquiring P25 million each.
Sabado Walang, representing the La Trinidad Strawberry Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MPC), said in an interview over DZWT that it took them almost 10 years to wait for the approval of the loan.
He added that members were clustered in the western part of La Trinidad in order to see the impact of the project.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/bag/2005/07/25/bus/la.trinidad.coops.get.p50m.agri.aid.html   (682 words)

 Benguet Province
After that Benguet was a subprovince of the Mountain province (after 18 August 1908) - Act 1876.
Benguet, the southernmost province in the Cordillera Autonomous Region, has a population of 572,000 by the 2000 census, and contains the region's only city, Baguio, which, with a quarter million inhabitants, is more populous than any of the region's other five provinces (but the capital is the town of La Trinidad).
Benguet, a plateau, is mostly forested, but the people grow fruits, vegetables, coffee, and cut flowers; Benguet is one of the country's major producers of cold-weather vegetables.
www.kykofc.com /kentucky/KOC_Sites/int/Philippines/benguet.htm   (245 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.
Finally, in 1994, more than 30 members of the Benguet Entrepreneurs Association composed mostly of the handicraft sector and some members of the Department of Agriculture attended a government sponsored program for entrepreneurs again in Bacolod City.
www.geocities.com /benguetproducts   (352 words)

Like a student in history class, I discovered that La Trinidad, the capital of Benguet, got its name in honor of the wife of the governor general after a Spanish expedition reached the valley in the middle of the 19th century.
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.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/tl/tl012354.htm   (1365 words)

 Sun.Star Baguio - Benguet, La Union boundary dispute over soon
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- The boundary dispute between the provinces of Benguet and La Union is expected to be resolved soon.
The task force is composed of representatives from the provincial board of both provinces; municipalities of Tuba and Pugo in Benguet and La Union, respectively; and the affected barangays including those from the Land Management Bureau (LMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of Region I and the Cordilleras.
Raul Molintas of Benguet disclosed that LMB-DENR offices from both regions were requested to jointly undertake three types of survey to determine boundary line of these provinces.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/bag/2003/06/02/news/benguet.la.union.boundary.dispute.over.soon.html   (412 words)

 Sun.Star Baguio - La Trinidad blames city folks for Balili siltation
BULK of the waste that causes the siltation of the Balili River in La Trinidad, Benguet, which is one of the reasons why the valley experiences flooding, are garbage that are released by Baguio residents.
This was according to La Trinidad Mayor Nestor Fongwan who said that flooding in the municipality could not be controlled due to the unabated release of garbage in the said river by residents upstream every time it rains.
This developed after Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Director Neoman dela Cruz disclosed in Tuesday's Kapihan sa Benguet forum that La Trinidad and some of its barangays are some of the flood prone areas in the region.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/bag/2004/08/04/news/la.trinidad.blames.city.folks.for.balili.siltation.html   (320 words)

 Strawberry fields
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Officials here have blamed the excessive use of pesticides for the spread of spider mites in at least 50 hectares of strawberry farms in this town.
He said agriculture experts from the Benguet State University here are propagating mite species that would eat the spider mites.
At least 100 hectares of farmland in La Trinidad are devoted to strawberry production.
www.geocities.com /ferdibee/mites.htm   (369 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > La Trinidad bakes giant strawberry cake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—Long overshadowed by Baguio City, La Trinidad, the country’s strawberry capital, took center stage Saturday for baking what is considered the world’s biggest strawberry cake, which can feed more than 55,000 persons.
This was the third time for La Trinidad to bake a giant strawberry cake but it is only this year that local officials and the Department of Tourism (DOT) seriously considered nominating the accomplishment to the Guinness Book of World Records, courtesy of the San Miguel Corp. that funded the whole effort.
Besides Strawberry Capital, La Trinidad also enjoys the monicker Rose Capital of the country because of its vast tract of flower gardens.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/mar/21/yehey/prov/20040321pro2.html   (620 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Cops nab 3 robbery suspects in Benguet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jesse Perez, La Trinidad police chief, and Mayor Nestor Fongwan told reporters that with the arrest of Dicky Thomas, 22; Rodel Julian, 20; and Mark Nugal, 19, they expect a decrease in robberies in Baguio City and in the towns of Atok, Tublay and La Trinidad.
They were arrested last week in three separate places in Baguio and La Trinidad on the strength of an arrest warrant issued by Judge Delilah Gonzales-Muñoz of the La Trinidad Municipal Trial Court.
Perez reported that the suspects stormed the house of spouses Kinikin and Rowena Garcia at Sitio Boliweng, Barangay Bineng, La Trinidad.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/oct/25/yehey/prov/20051025pro1.html   (191 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
Just last week, La Trinidad, Benguet showed the world that it was also the rightful owner to the tag “Strawberry Capital of the Philippines,” after the place unveiled the Magnolia Strawberry Butter Cake of gigantic proportions, sponsored by the San Miguel Purefoods Culinary Center.
La Trinidad Mayor Nestor Fongwan said this is the third time they did a giant strawberry cake with the help of San Miguel Corporation.
The festival, which will last for one-month in La Trinidad, draws crowds to participate in the activities that consists of agro-industrial trade and strawberry fiar, strawberry picking and eating contests, flower arrangements, cooking seminars, and Mr.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/03/28/SCTY200403285971.html   (813 words)

 Farmers elect Macapagal, but not her policy on vegetables - May 30, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- The votes in Benguet province may have gone to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo but this does not mean that farmers are satisfied with the way her administration handled their complaint on vegetable smuggling and importation.
Ms Macapagal was the winner in Benguet's 13 towns, posting convincing wins in the farming towns of Atok, Buguias, La Trinidad, Kapangan and Kibungan.
La Trinidad Councilor John Kim, a member of the vegetable anti-smuggling task force, and Alfredo Alangdeo Sr., president of the Benguet Vegetable Dealers Association, offered a different view.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/may/30/reg_6-1.htm   (559 words)

The district shall be bounded as follows: on the north, by Mountain Province; on the East, by the Provinces of Vizcaya and Ifugao; on the west, by the provinces of La Union and Ilocos Sur; and on the south, by the province of Pangasinan.
The district shall be bounded as follows: on the East by the Province of Isabela; on the North, by the Province of Kalinga; on the West by the Provinces of Ilocos Sur and Abra; and on the South by the Provinces of Ifugao and Benguet.
The district shall be bounded as follows: on the East, by the Province of Isabela; on the West by the Province of Benguet; on the South by the Province of Nueva Vizcaya; and on the North by Mountain Province.
www.bir.gov.ph /lumangweb/c07r009t12.htm   (253 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Slot machines seized in La Trinidad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—The Philippine National Police arrested nine persons and seized three slot machines last week.
Bolabola said that the three slot machines were confiscated at a billiard hall located inside a trading post in La Trinidad, Benguet.
It is the first time that persons were arrested for the operations of gambling machines in Benguet, Bolabola said.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/dec/20/yehey/prov/20041220pro4.html   (791 words)

 A Strawberry Harvest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fact is, strawberries have always been grown in La Trinidad Valley, and some anecdotes trace the beginnings of this attractive fruit from a hundred years ago.
La Trinidad’s Mayor Nestor Fongwan is hopeful that this time, La Trinidad will claim its rightful title as the “Strawberry Capital of the Philippines,” even if Baguio has always been frequented for the baskets of red strawberries lining the sidewalks during the chilly months through summer.
Spearheading La Trinidad’s bid for a Guinness Record was food and beverage giantThe San Miguel Corp. (SMC), which took the initiative to invite and coordinate with officials of the Guinness Book of World Records organization.
www.fandbworld.com /html_articles/2004_may_june/mayjune_strawberry.htm   (803 words)

 Vegetable farmers monitoring Lorenzo extortion case - Oct. 25, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Farmers' groups here are closely watching developments in the extortion case filed by a vegetable importer against Agriculture Secretary Luis Lorenzo Jr.
Benguet Board Member Johnny Uy said farmers were shocked to learn that Lorenzo and four other DA officials had been accused of extortion by one of the importers Lorenzo is investigating.
Uy said Lorenzo had addressed the complaints raised by Benguet Gov. Raul Molintas and the Benguet Federation of Farmers (BFF) in August about the unabated importation of Chinese vegetables despite a presidential directive to suspend the importation of Chinese carrots.
www.inq7.net /brk/2003/oct/25/brkoth_3-1.htm   (510 words)

 Cannabis World Online Archive - Philippines: Green Honey Produced In 'Marijuana Capital'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet--Researchers from the University of the Philippines in Baguio will make pessimists eat their own words when they extracted, perhaps, the first green honey variety in Asia.
Researchers Ann Jubyl L. Amado, Amor L. Laurean and Candy T. Cahilog said the breakthrough was made possible through the introduction of honey bees in Central Kapangan, Benguet, in November 2003 by Enrique Tayaotao Sr., vice chair of the Pines Beekeepers Cooperative in Buyagan, La Trinidad.
With 20 fully grown Calliandra tress in his front yard in Buyagan, La Trinidad, Tayaotao said these species are easy to grow and adaptable in Benguet.
cannabisworld.org /vbportal/forums/showthread/t-65497.html   (586 words)

 Sun.Star Baguio - A song for Agayyo
ROLAND Edmund Balitcha, a six-year old kid from Pico, La Trinidad, Benguet is diagnosed with acute lymphomatic leukemia and is confined at Room 312 Annex Baguio General Hospital.
The concert spearheaded by Winnie Golingab, a former board member of Benguet and president of the Baguio Benguet Musician's Guild, will help the family ease the burden of paying the daily dose of Agayyo's medicine which amounts to P4,000 plus and becoming unbearable to the family.
The Benguet Heritage Singers of the provincial capitol, where Lola Norma is a member, will be the featured singers for the event.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/bag/2004/08/09/feat/a.song.for.agayyo.html   (233 words)

 Pasi vs Salapong Jr : 161227 : March 11, 2005 : J. Puno : Second Division : Decision
In support of their complaint, the petitioners alleged that they are exclusive co-owners in equal shares of the Property as they inherited the same from their late father, Pedro Pasi, who died intestate on July 23, 1982.
Subsequently, the petitioners initiated a land registration case involving the Property which was docketed as LRC Case No. 93-007 and raffled to Regional Trial Court, Branch 10, La Trinidad, Benguet, to which the respondents filed their opposition.
Further, the Register of Deeds of Benguet is ordered to register the title to lots 1 and 2 of PSU-1-006280 subject of LRC Case No. 93-007 and issue an original certificate of title in the names of the petitioners after payment of the required fees.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2005/mar2005/161227.htm   (1512 words)

 Farmers hit continuous vegetable importation - May 24, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet -- Farmers here are up in arms over what they claim was the government's continuing insensitivity to their plea to stop vegetable importation that is killing the local vegetable industry.
This time, their ire was directed at Hernani Golez, director of the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI), whom they accused of reneging on his word to help the local industry by not issuing any import permit.
La Trinidad Councilor John Kim, a member of the vegetable anti-smuggling task force here, said Golez "has taken the farmers for a ride."
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/may/24/reg_6-1.htm   (408 words)

 Benguet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Ibaloi tribe speak Nabaloy, which is similar to Pangasinense.
Ilocos Norte | Ilocos Sur | La Union | Pangasinan
Abra | Apayao | Benguet | Ifugao | Kalinga | Mountain Province
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/benguet   (1197 words)

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