By Desiree Caluza
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.
As projected by business and political leaders in central and northern Luzon at the start of 2012, the regions’ economies showed improvement with more commercial activities in the provinces.
In an unusual twist stemming from a tiff with a staff member of a local weekly, a Benguet court this week suspended the members of the La Trinidad town council for three months.
By Maurice Malanes
Since October, Alice Rivera has been harvesting strawberries from a 500-square meter lot in La Trinidad, Benguet, and her produce has been picking up since January.