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Showing posts with label Kapangan Benguet. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kapangan Benguet. Show all posts

Saturday, July 31, 2021

10M new hospital to rise in Kapangan, Benguet

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Cordillera - A 10 million hospital building will soon rise in Kapangan, Benguet that will cater medical needs of people in the town including nearby municipalities.

Benguet Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas led the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the New Kapangan District Hospital (KDH) (Phase I) in Central, Kapangan, Benguet on July 30, 2021.

Governor Diclas said the construction of the hospital building will be helpful especially that KDH also caters people from nearby municipalities.

He also committed funding of the next phases of the project until its completion as health is one of his major agenda.

Further, Governor Diclas thanked all the barangay and municipal officials and all other offices concerned for the successful preparation of the said project.

Meanwhile, Dr. Maria Imelda Ulep, Provincial Health Coordinator for District Hospitals, thanked Governor Diclas and all other officials for their continued support for health through such projects.

source || Governor's Office-Benguet


Sunday, May 17, 2020

A family in Kapangan builds beautiful fence using hundreds of recycled plastic bottles

Photo Courtesy || Labueg, Kapangan
Cordillera - Looking from a distance, you will notice a colorful wall like it might be made with metal or iron sheet. But the wall is actually built using hundreds of recycled (Gatorade) bottles. 
A family in Labueg, Kapangan, Benguet has came up with an innovative idea to  recycle plastic bottles by using it to build a fence along the pathway going to their residence. 

Photo Courtesy || Labueg, Kapangan
The result is a beautiful and colorful fence that attracts anyone to take notice and encourage others to recycle their own plastic waste. 

Aside from making their pathway attractive, the family is helping their community and our country of getting rid of plastic waste.

Photo Courtesy || Labueg, Kapangan
By using plastic bottles to build a fence, the family is inspiring everyone to do the same. 

ASEAN countries Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand are among the five countries throwing the most plastic waste into the oceans, according to a 2015 report by the Ocean Conservancy.

Monday, May 4, 2020

Baguio Cop June C. Diwag becomes lawyer after passing 2019 Bar exams

Cordillera - A police officer of the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) is now a lawyer after passing the 2019 Bar examinations.

In a Facebook, BCPO Director PCOL Allen Rae Co congratulates PSSG. June Diwag who recently passed the 2019 Bar Exams. 

The 34-year old Diwag is a native of Kapangan, Benguet. 

He took up Bachelors Degree in Criminology in 2005 and obtained his degrees of Law in 2019 from the University of the Cordilleras (UC).

READ ALSO: Baguio boy lands on the top ten of the 2019 Bar Examinations

Diwag is among the 2,103 passers of the Bar exams held at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in November last year.

The now lawyer, Diwag has served as a police officer in Metro Manila for five years before he was assigned at the Baguio City Police Office.

READ ALSO:  Inspiring Story: Igorot security guard turns Attorney

He is currently assigned in the Investigation and Detection Management Unit of the BCPO. 


Saturday, March 23, 2019

Stunning Places You Should Visit When in Kapangan, Benguet

Contributed By: Daniel's Eco-Travels

Cordillera - Kapangan Benguet heralds the famous Grand March dance. It is also the hometown of the late Gov. Bado Dangwa, one of the prominent Cordillera figures. But did you know? Kapangan also hosts fascinating tourist spots worthy of exploration and admiration. Slowly, it's hitting a spot in the growing ecotourism world. visited Kapangan and here are the best places to visit and how to get there:

1. Badi Falls - it the most popular among the many waterfalls in Kapangan. This is actually a series of at least five beautiful waterfalls at a remote outskirt of Barangay Sagubo. The highest of which, measures more that 50 meters high. Some of the falls also have naturally-built pools with icy-cold and crystal-clear waters. Aside from swimming, rappel is often done here. To get there, one needs to hike for more or less two hours from the community proper. Good thing, the trails is well-established though there are steep and slippery parts. Badi falls is a tourist spot in Kapangan you must not miss. 
Badi Falls: Photo Courtesy || Daniel's Eco-travel

2. Pey-og Falls - Located in Barangay Boklaoan. It measures more than 100 meters high, making it the highest falls of Kapangan. The get there, trek for an hour or two from the barangay. You will be passing by forested trails, making it even more rewarding and rejuvenating. Upon reaching the falls, its sheer height and beauty offers an instant relief. Its water cascade in layers like drizzles from the heavens. Even from as far as Halsema Highway in Atok, the waterfalls can be seen especially when it's on full force during rainy months. 
Pey-og Falls: Photo Courtesy || Daniel's Eco-travel

3.  Balabag Mummy Cave, found in barangay Beleng-Belis. It sits at the foot of Mt. Balabag. Oh yes, you can also gaze on stalagmite and stalactite formations here. From the barangay proper, it takes more or less three hours of hike to get there. After visiting the cave, you can trek to Mt. Balabag and enjoy its rustic and scenic views. 
Balabag Mummy Cave. Photo Courtesy || Daniel's Ecotravel

4. Catampan Rice Terraces. It is just one of the several rice terraces of Kapangan, Benguet, Heirloom rice varieties are grown here. It is best to come here just before the harvest season or just after the planting season. 
Catampan Rice Terraces. Photo Courtesy || Daniel's Eco-travel

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