Tuba Benguet - updates

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Bodies of 8 men found in Benguet ravine

Oct 15, 2019 - 6:15 PM

(UPDATED Police make the discovery in a 30-meter ravine in Sitio Poyopoy, Barangay Taloy Sur in Tuba town over two days of searching. So far, only one has been identified.

GRIM DISCOVERY. Another body of a male is discovered in Sitio Poyopoy in Tuba, Benguet, on October 16, 2019. Photo from Baguio 911

Knocked down post paralyzes traffic in segment of Marcos Highway

Sep 25, 2019 - 9:00 PM

(UPDATED) The road is a major artery to Baguio City

PARALYZED. Knocked down post paralyzes traffic segment of Marcos Highway. Photo by Tuba Municipal Police Station Benguet

2 dead in northern Luzon due to incessant rains, winds

Aug 10, 2019 - 8:12 PM

(UPDATED) The separate incidents happen in Sta Cruz, Ilocos Sur, and in Tuba, Benguet

Benguet town mayor receives death threats

Mar 20, 2019 - 1:56 PM

'Pera lang ang katapat ng buhay mo,' says a text message from an unknown number to reelectionist Mayor Ignacio Rivera of Tuba, Benguet

TUBA MAYOR. Mayor Ignacio Rivera of Tuba, Benguet reportedly received death threats. Photo from the Facebook page of TUBA-Municipal Government

Baguio pickpocket, missing since January, found dead

Mar 18, 2019 - 8:52 PM

The body of Joebert Pana Neri is identified on March 17 by his wife Girlie Micua Neri

Hit-and-run driver kills teen in Benguet

Nov 21, 2018 - 10:39 AM

Police have asked the public to help them track down the jeepney driver behind the incident

GONE TOO SOON. Grade 10 student Jordan King Barlaan Peralta. Photo from the Facebook page of Jordan King Barlaan Peralta

Baguio lawmaker faces charges for forest reserve destruction

Apr 13, 2016 - 12:27 PM

To build a road to the property of Baguio City Representative Nicasio Aliping Jr nearly 300 pine trees were uprooted and hundreds of saplings were damaged in Mount Sto Tomas a forest reserve and watershed in Benguet

INDICTED. Baguio Representative Nicasio Aliping Jr gives a speech at a campaign rally. Photo from Rep Nicasio Aliping Jr's Facebook page

2 dead, 5 hurt in Kennon Road landslide

Jul 13, 2015 - 12:10 PM

UPDATED Over the weekend a miner also died in a mudslide in Itogon Benguet due to the continuous heavy rains in the area

CLEARING OPS. Rescuers try to get passengers out of a passenger van that got hit by a landslide along Kennon Road in Benguet on July 13, 2015. Photos courtesy of Paeng Valencia, 911-On Call Baguio