FLOWING – The Chico River provides irrigation to Cordillera farmers even during the summer season. Protection of the forests along the river is a must to sustain the flow of the river. JOSEPH B. MANZANO, 03/11/18

OVERHEAD – With the massive crowd during the Panagbenga Float parade, a young boy finds a vantage point to view the performers, February 25, 2018. JOSEPH B. MANZANO, 03/04/18
“LAGA”- A participant of the Creative Baguio Exhibition Showcase is busy with his indigenous “Pasiking” (basket-backpack) on February 10, 2018. JOSEPH B. MANZANO, 02/25/18
KING BERRY – A farmer from Sitio Bilis, Sto Tomas Central barangay shows their best strawberry product. The city government of Baguio is planning to promote the area as alternative tourism destination to help the local strawberry farmers. JOSEPH B. MANZANO, 02/18/18
AERIAL VIEW – Mt. Sto. Tomas in Tuba Benguet offers a spectacular view. Its high elevation prompted several communications and broadcasting companies to set up their relay stations at the summit, but with the issuance of Permanent Environmental Protection Order in 2015, DENR is mandating these companies to legalize their stay in the area. JHEM VELASCO, 02/11/14
REST – Panagbenga 2018 opening participant takes a rest while waiting for the result of their performance. JOSEPH B. MANZANO, 02/04/18
TINUNGBO EXCITEMENT – Pugo Catholic School (PCS) is champion again in the street dancing competitions of the 2nd Tinungbo Festival of Pugo La Union. First runner-up is Maoasoas National High School. Saytan Integrated School is the second runner-up. PCS, incidentally, was the champion of the open category of the 2017 Panagbenga Festival street dance competition. January 21, 2018. ROSALIA SEE, 01/28/18
AUTONOMY DEAL – Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza (3rd from left) handshake with Baguio City Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan (2nd from left) during the 1st Congressional Forum on Cordillera Autonomy at the Speaker Montilla Hall, Batasan Complex, Quezon City. Looking on are (from left to right) Director-General Romulo Emmanuel Miral, Jr. of the Congress Policy and Budget Reform Department, NEDA-CAR Regional Director Milagros A. Rimando, Institute of Autonomy and Governance Executive Director Atty. Benedicto R. Bacani and Undersecretary Nabel Tan of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, Jan. 17, 2018. ROSALIA SEE, 01/21/18
MINING EFFECTS. Philex mining subsidence area affects the community of Barangay Camp 3, Tuba, Benguet. To compensate the damages, the company is mandated to pay royalty to the host community. JOSEPH B. MANZANO, 01/14/18
LAST TWO MINUTES. Tourists and locals flock at the hot spring and swimming pool resorts at Poblacion, Itogon, Benguet on January 2, 2018, a day before some work places and most schools go back to regular activities. ARMANDO M. BOLISLIS, 01/07/2018

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