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Remembering Macliing Dulag


This generation should always remember that they have a great hero in their history.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Benguet bell tolls for peace seekers

DANCERS perform at the Bell Church during the celebration of Chinese New Year in 2012. The church plays an important role in the spiritual and cultural life of the Chinese-Filipino community in Baguio City and Benguet province. RICHARD BALONGLONG

Atop a hill in the boundary of Baguio City and the vegetable-producing town of La Trinidad in Benguet province rests a patch of bamboo, whose leaves sway to the northern direction of the main entrance of the Bell Church, a Chinese temple that has drawn tourists to the summer capital.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Baguio chills as temperature drops

FROST has blanketed sections of Atok town in Benguet province once again, but it’s a seasonal phenomenon for which most vegetable farmers are prepared. Atok and other upland towns become far colder than Baguio City between December to February each year. GLADYS MAXIMO/CONTRIBUTOR

The summer capital turned into the cuddling capital as the mercury dropped to 10.3 degrees Celsius Saturday morning.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Baguio gift-giving tradition won’t fade after 40 years

Former Councilor Narciso Padilla, wearing a Santa Claus suit, brings joy to Christmas baby Dines Basconcillo Jr. on Dec. 26. Padilla helped found the Silahis ng Pasko program, which turned 40 years old in 2013. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Wearing a worn-out Santa Claus outfit, former Councilor Narciso Padilla handed out lollipops to street kids on Christmas Day before he proceeded alone to the closest hospital to visit newborn babies.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Baguio artists start fund drive for Yolanda victims

BAGUIO Villanueva, 7, son of visual artist Bumbo Villanueva, shows off his art work which would be sold along with those of other children and artists from Baguio City, to raise funds for survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in the Visayas. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Sculptor and performance artist Bumbo Villanueva was in the middle of a commissioned work last week when he caught on television an interview of a woman whose child was missing after super typhoon “Yolanda” battered the Visayas.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Bamboo seen as boost to Ifugao carvers

IFUGAO carvers (from left) Roldan Dulnuan Pait, Nestor Anabon and David Namalmag show off the products they carved from bamboo, a new material that they hope will turn around the local woodcarving industry. RICHARD BALONGLONG

Ifugao wood carvers who have settled in Tuba town in Benguet province have started an industry that for years have been catering to local and foreign tourists visiting Baguio City.

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

American graves face ouster in Baguio

THIS IS ONE of the neater sections of  Baguio City Public Cemetery that  has become overpopulated. The city government plans to remove unattended tombs, including those belonging to old American families, if no one takes care of them in five years. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Graves of Americans and city residents may lose their place in cemeteries here if no one visits them in five years, according to a new local government policy.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Signs of the spirits in ‘White House’

HAUNTED?  The old Laperal house near Teachers’ Camp in Baguio City has become a popular photo backdrop for tourists on All Saints’ Day, which is observed Friday, Nov. 1.  RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Gothic novel “The House of the Seven Gables” tackled ancient guilt and was inspired by his ancestors’ participation in the Salem witch trials of 1692, with the 17th-century Pyncheon house as the center of the story.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Baguio advocates appeal to ‘spirits’ to clear way for RH law

OFFERING TO THE SPIRITS  Performing artist Florenda Pedro, aka “Dumay Solingay,” holds one of the 55 coconut shells with lighted candles and flowers that floated at Burnham Lake in Baguio City at sundown on Tuesday. The event, called “Atang ti Karurua” (Offering of the Spirits), was held in connection with the passing of the reproductive health law.  RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

A spirit boat, laden with flowers arranged into a purple ribbon, sailed at Burnham Lake when dusk fell in the summer capital on Tuesday.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

FDA says Baguio is dumping ground for unregistered cosmetics


Health officials have warned consumers here against the use of cosmetics that did not pass through government evaluation, saying this city is becoming the dumping ground for unregistered skin care and beauty products.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Maynilad eyes water venture in Baguio

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VISIT Businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan (center) and the board of directors of Philex Mining Corp. tour Padcal Mine in Benguet to check on repairs made on its waste facility on June 28. Earlier, he visited Baguio Mayor Mauricio Domogan to discuss his interest in developing Baguio’s water supply distribution. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan is bringing Maynilad’s experts to the summer capital, hoping to invest in the improvement of the city’s potable water supply, a spokesperson for one of his companies said here on Monday.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pangilinan: Philex not required to clean up San Roque dam

Manuel V. Pangilinan. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Manuel V. Pangilinan, chair of Philex Mining Corp., said his company has not been required by the government to clean the mine wastes that may have reached the San Roque Dam in Pangasinan when its tailings dam in the firm’s Benguet mine site broke down on Aug. 1 last year.

Posted: June 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fix human rights laws, Amnesty urges Congress


Amnesty International has urged the incoming 16th Philippine Congress to close loopholes in the antitorture law and two other laws designed to protect human rights.

Posted: June 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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