La Trinidad - updates

Rappler's latest stories on La Trinidad


La Trinidad vegetable trading post on lockdown after trucker, helpers positive for COVID-19

Jun 11, 2020 - 4:31 PM

La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda says new guidelines are needed 'to counter the vulnerability' of the site to 'contagion' after a vegetable trucker and two truck helpers tested positive for COVID-19

VEGETABLE 'BAGSAKAN'. The La Trinidad Vegetable Trading Post in Benguet. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Police take down post red-tagging youth journalist

Jun 06, 2020 - 10:24 PM

But Youth Act Now Against Tyranny Baguio says the takedown is 'too late'

Benguet confirms first coronavirus cases in La Trinidad

Mar 30, 2020 - 3:57 PM

La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda orders a 2-day lockdown on the town. Vegetable traders are negotiating for an exemption to allow them to bring their produce to Manila.

This time, Mocha Uson 'transfers' a Benguet town to Baguio City

Mar 13, 2020 - 11:44 AM

Netizens are quick to catch the OWWA deputy administrator's gaffe

BAGUIO CITY in BENGUET. OWWA Deputy administrator Mocha Uson "transfers" Baguio City to Benguet town in an interview via Facebook live. Screengrab from Mocha Uson Blog

Real estate agent killed, daughter injured in Benguet shooting

Dec 23, 2019 - 12:53 PM

Lorna Simon Aquino is shot by an unidentified man, while her daughter Karen Aquino Santiago is wounded trying to shield her from the attacker

Rescuers search for 2 missing teens in Benguet

Aug 15, 2019 - 3:07 PM

The motorcycle that the teenage boys rode on was found on the bank of a creek, say police

MISSING. The motorcycle used by two missing teenagers by the river. Photo from La Trinidad police

27 youth campers rushed to Benguet hospital due to severe diarrhea

May 30, 2019 - 9:21 PM

The campers reportedly ate champorado for their afternoon snack

ADMITTED. Twenty-seven youth campers have been admitted to the Benguet General Hospital after suffering severe diarrhea. File photo from Benguet province's website

Forest-bathing: Your La Trinidad, Benguet weekend itinerary

Jan 13, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Experience verdure and hug a tree in La Trinidad—Baguio’s blooming neighbor

View of La Trinidad all the way from Mt. Yambew. All photos by Ian Layugan/Rappler

Low prices leave Benguet vegetables rotting

Jan 09, 2019 - 3:21 PM

Long lines of vegetable trucks wait to unload their produce – only to be told that the prices are too low

LA TRINIDAD Vegetable Trading Post. Rappler file photo

Benguet town imposes drinking ban during Typhoon Ompong

Sep 14, 2018 - 2:58 PM

Three-day liquor ban prevents loss of lives and injuries says La Trinidad mayor

2 drug suspects killed in Benguet

Aug 10, 2018 - 2:33 PM

Police say Proseso Arevalo Jr was found with a belt tied around his neck, his feet and head duct-taped

P2-M worth of agricultural damage in CAR after typhoons

Aug 05, 2017 - 3:44 PM

The provinces of Benguet and Ifugao suffer the most damage after being hit by Typhoons Gorio and Huaning

A farmer from the Cordillera Administrative Region carries some harvested crops. All photos by Mau Victa/Rappler

The week in photos: July 22-28, 2017

Jul 29, 2017 - 12:57 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

SWIM COMPETITION. China's Zhang Yufei in the women's 200m butterfly semifinals at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest on July 26, 2017. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

Koreans arrested in PH over Interpol red notices

Apr 03, 2017 - 5:13 PM

Police arrest 3 South Koreans – two for fraud cases back in their home country and another for violating the Philippines immigration laws

INTERPOL NOTICES. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa presents to media 3 Korean nationals arrested by Philippine police. Photo courtesy of the PNP PIO

LOOK: Duterte's portrait drawn with sunlight

Jun 30, 2016 - 5:38 PM

President Duterte gets an amazing portrait drawn with sunlight from Cordilleran solar drawing artist Jordan Mang osan

Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

LOOK: La Trinidad houses turn into gigantic, colorful mural

Jun 26, 2016 - 7:30 PM

A huge colorful mural is painted on houses on the hillside community of Stonehill Botiwtiw and Sadjap STOBOSA in Barangay Balili La Trinidad Benguet

La Trinidad residents unite to beautify their local community

Jun 24, 2016 - 6:14 PM

Davies provided environment friendly paints for the community artwork project

Farmers told to vacate Benguet vegetable trading post

Feb 07, 2016 - 8:32 PM

La Trinidad s Kilometer 5 vegetable trading post will be converted into a commercial complex evicting its traditional clientele of farmers traders and disposers

BUSINESS AS USUAL. The La Trinidad Vegetable Trading Post remains vibrant despite an impending eviction of farmers and traders to a million worth trading facility. Rappler photo

Baguio-La Trinidad monorail system finds backer

Dec 26, 2015 - 10:34 PM

San Miguel Holdings Corporation is interested in the proposed Automated Guideway Transit AGT system says NEDA Cordillera

Image from Shutterstock

Favela art eyed to boost tourism in Benguet village

Sep 06, 2015 - 3:29 PM

The village of Stone Hill home to over 500 houses will soon be turned into a vibrant mountain of painted walls if plans will push through

STONE HILL, home to over 500 houses, will soon be turned into a vibrant mountain of painted walls if DOT plans will push through. Photos by Jessa Polonio

Monorail to ease traffic in Baguio City – study

Jun 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The proposed monorail project would cost at least P1 4 billion and the Department of Science and Technology plans to start it in 2016

Drought takes toll on Benguet farms

Apr 24, 2015 - 7:53 PM

The intermittent rains came a bit late to the largest producer of vegetables and cut flowers in the Philippines

RAIN OR SHINE. It's business as usual at the La Trinidad Trading Post amid the dry spell. This is where most of the vegetables harvested in Benguet and nearby areas are sold, packed, and shipped throughout the country. Photo by Karlston S. Lapniten, Rappler

Summer rains bring brief respite to upland farmers

Apr 22, 2015 - 5:48 PM

PAGASA forecasts that the prevailing rains induced by thunderstorms will continue until May in Central and Northern Luzon – a boon to farmers affected by El Niño

CASH CROP. A farmer inside the La Trinidad Trading Post.

#SharePH ShareBaguio: Parks, strawberry farms, Baguio artists

Dec 27, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Rappler s SharePH explores Baguio Share your own Baguio memories