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2 Ifugao cops killed after finger wrestling quarrel

Sep 29, 2019 - 8:44 PM

Police Corporal Paul Cungihan Badangayon of Hingyon, Ifugao, allegedly shoots dead his two fellow officers from the Regional Mobile Force Battalion

Filipino netizens fume over Lonely Planet video featuring Banaue Rice Terraces

Apr 01, 2019 - 11:11 AM

(UPDATED) The video, which has since been taken down, said the terraces were 'first built around 2,000 years ago by the Chinese'

LONELY PLANET VIDEO. The travel guide earns the ire of Filipino netizens over this claim in a social media video. Screenshot from Lonely Planet

Banaue car crash 'victims' arrested for possession of marijuana

Mar 25, 2019 - 10:03 PM

Ifugao police confiscate 7 packs of dried marijuana leaves from the occupants who tried to leave their car after figuring in a road accident at Sitio Baag in Tam-an, Banaue

ROAD ACCIDENT. Ifugao police respond to a road accident in Banaue, Ifugao on Sunday morning, March 24, only to arrest the occupants for possession of marijuana. Photo from Hingyon Municipality

Israeli tourist falls off Banaue Rice Terraces

Feb 28, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Engineer Yossef Salomon, 57, is confined at the Veteran’s Hospital in Nueva Vizcaya, some 50 kilometers away from Batad in Banaue, Ifugao

BANAUE Rice Terraces. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Banaue landslide kills senior citizen

Oct 08, 2018 - 1:34 PM

Police and volunteers retrieve the body of 68-year-old Felipe B. Patawon

Bontoc councilor's wife killed in road crash

Jul 19, 2018 - 4:03 PM

Luisa Caowa-ing Pelew, a teacher at Guina-ang Elementary School, is the wife of Bontoc Councilor John Pelew of Radyo Natin Bontoc

Banaue destination featured in 'Infinity War' closed for ritual cleansing

May 31, 2018 - 11:48 PM

A young boy drowned at the Tappia River on May 28

TEMPORARY CLOSURE. The now-famous Banaue destination is closed for a day. Photo by Frank Cimatu/Rappler

British 'budol-budol' victim gets free Banaue vacation

Mar 28, 2018 - 7:09 PM

Banaue police pass the hat to save the vacation of the unfortunate British tourist

Korean hiker missing in Cordillera region

Jun 15, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Search and rescue teams are looking for Choi Sungkyu who was last seen in Barlig Mountain Province on June 9

SEARCH. Police coordinate with Korean Embassy officials in search of missing Korean hiker Choi Sungkyu. Photo from MPPPSC 11 Twitter page

Banaue rice terraces now only 5 hours away from Manila

May 18, 2017 - 6:10 PM

You can now visit the Banaue rice terraces by taking a chartered flight from Clark International Airport starting June 1

RICE TERRACES. The world-famous Ifugao rice terraces in Batad. Photo by Potpot Pinili/Rappler

Seeking Baguio alternative, tourists find Sagada sunrise

Apr 12, 2017 - 8:37 PM

Robert Pangod a Sagada tourism officer says Sagada is accommodating more tourists this Holy Week a likely result of the success of a film being shot in the area

SAGADA AND CLOUDS. Photo by Dr. Philip Del Carmen

New flights to cut travel time to Banaue Rice Terraces

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM

A local airline will offer flights from Clark to reduce total travel time to the popular tourist destination

FAST TRAVEL. The new route from Clark International Airport to Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya is expected to cut travel time to the Banaue Rice Terraces in more than half.

Visiting the Ifugao rice terraces? A few things to reflect on

Mar 13, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Here are beautiful sights and beautiful people whose stories are worth sharing

Ifugao residents protest multi-level parking in Banaue

Jul 29, 2015 - 10:43 AM

Local officials say the facility is meant to solve the traffic problem in the tourist area where vehicles usually park on the main road Critics claim there was no prior public consultation on the project

Banaue jeepney and tricycle terminal Photo by CEphoto, Uwe Aranas / CC-BY-SA-3.0

AIM graduate students examine rural Philippines

Jun 12, 2015 - 2:43 PM

A photo exhibit entitled Uncharted: MDM 2015 Goes Off the Beaten Track show the experiences of the Master in Development Management MDM class of 2015 during their immersion in 9 different provinces

Imbayah festival: A renewal of tradition

May 03, 2014 - 6:19 PM

The Imbayah Festival is based on old ritual celebrating the ascendancy of a commoner and his family to the ranks of Kadangyans or the elite

Binay backup car falls into Banaue ravine

Mar 14, 2014 - 7:04 PM

Three in the Vice President s delegation were hurt are being airlifted to Manila for further treatment Binay is unhurt and has proceeded to Nueva Vizcaya

#TalkThursday: Wakeskating and heritage conservation

Nov 02, 2013 - 11:52 AM

Rappler talks with Ivan Henares president of the Heritage Conservation Society on the recent wakeskating stunt performed at Banaue

Wakeskating 'stunt' at Banaue Rice Terraces draws ire

Oct 27, 2013 - 1:54 PM

The world heritage property and the local residents should not be exploited says one heritage expert

Celebrating PH's World Heritage sites

May 05, 2013 - 1:33 PM

This National Heritage Month discover 5 World Heritage sites Filipinos can be proud of

MARINE FEST. With the abundance of marine life in Tubbataha, don’t be surprised if you get caught it in its traffic! Photo by Yvette Lee courtesy of Tubbataha Management Office

Music in Me: Hear children play

Mar 04, 2013 - 5:23 PM

A children s ensemble plays for the elderly other children and to help build their new school

YOUNG TALENT, BEAUTIFUL MUSIC. The Kolisko Waldorf School Ensemble during rehearsal for the March 10 recital-concert. Photo by Louise Far

Traveling around Philippines on a shoestring budget

Mar 11, 2012 - 11:09 AM

If you are looking for travel ideas in the Philippines search no further

640 El Nido courtesy of Anton Diaz.