Issue of April 14, 2019
Mt. Province

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Aborted bid of the year
Proposed landfill at Ampucao, Itogon
Absent tourist of the year   Manny Pacquiao
Absentee president of the year
BSU president Ben Ladilad
Actor of the year

Deuel Raynon Ladia

Actress of the year
Luchi Maranan
AIDS watch target of the year

Zero HIV/AIDS in Baguio

Alarm of the year

Increase in rape cases in Benguet

Alibi of the year
Nobody wants to host a Baguio ES
All hype of the year
The end of the world on December 21, 2012
Allocation of the year

P200 million plus for garbage alone

Almost of the year
Miss Philippines as Ms Universe
Alternative entertainment of the year
Indie film shows
Alternative houses of the year

Core shelters of the DSWD

Always lacking quorum of the year

La Trinidad council sessions

Animation artist of the year

Blecyrezza Piluden

Annoyance of the year

Road diggings

Apologists of the year

Government Information Officers

Appointee of the year

Supreme Court Justice Marvic Leonen

Arrest of the year
Grayson Naogsan
Attempt of the year
Solving the city’s garbage problem
Attraction of the year

John Hay TechnoHub

Audit request of the year
Income of barangays from bingo
Avocado planter of the year

Ambassador Delia Albert

Bamboo capital of the year


Bankruptcies of the year

Prudentialife Plans, LBC Bank

Barangay nutrition scholar of the year

Monica Sicat

Battle of the year
Akbayan vs. Anakbayan
Bellwether of the year

Autonomy gong

Best LGU in tourism of the year

Itogon, Benguet

Best PNP unit of the year

BCPO Women and Children Protection Desk

Bishops’ unwanted baby of the year
Reproductive Health law
Blackout of the year

The 27 towns in Abra

Blight of the year

Smuggled vegetables

Books of the year

Igorot by Heart and 50 Shades of Grey

Botched proposal of the year
Rehabilitation of the Athletic Bowl
Boy band of the year
The PNP band
Boycott of the year
BPOs of the year
Sitel and Convergys
Brief appearance of the year
Bid to revive proposed mall in La Trinidad
Broken promises of the year

“ERS and Blackhole will solve the garbage problem”

Butterflies of the year

Politicians joining the ruling LP

Calamity of the year
Typhoon Pablo
Campaign arena of the year
Campaign statement of the year

“Let’s give the autonomy horse a try”

Caregiver school of the year

MMS Development and Training Center

Cause of irritation of the year

People who refuse to follow traffic lights & signs

Chefs of the year
Billy King and Au Cruz
Chorale of the year
Pines City Colleges High School Glee Club
Clamor of the year

Blue lanes for senior citizens and PWDs

College of Law Dean of the year

Atty. Reynaldo Agranzamendez

Community booster of the year

Goshen Land

Conflict of the year
BCDA-CJHDevCo suing each other
Confusion of the year

Traffic rerouting schemes

Continuation pa rin of the year

CPLA integration

Cookbook of the year
The Good Food Book of Good Shepherd
Copy and paste of the year

Sen. Vicente Sotto

Creative writer of the yea

Cole Philip Salao

Crime buster technology of the year

Closed-circuit television camera

Cultural groups of the year

Tanghalang SLU and Hapiyo Mi of UC

Cut-offs of the year
Beneco to Asin Hydro and SNAP to Abreco
Dance artist of the year
Florenda Pedro
Conflict of the year

PNoy vs. Supreme Court

Construction of the year

Six-lane boulevard of Tabuk City

Controversial religious event of the year

Same sex union

Controversial search of the year

2011 Cleanest and greenest barangay of Baguio

Crime of the year

Electoral sabotage

Cultural performers of the year
Hapiyo Mi of the University of the Cordillerasand Baguio City National High School - Special Program for the Arts
Curator of the year
Ceres Canilao
Dance artist of the year

Florenda Pedro

Dance DJ of the year

Mark Zero

Darkhorse of the year
Magellan Bagayao
Delayed facelift of the year
Burnham Park Rose Garden
Demolished of the year

Structures across the BIR

Denied of the year

Beneco salary increase

Departures of the year

Cecile Afable and Gerry Evangelista

Developer of the year

Goshen Land Capital

Director of the year
Martin Masadao
Disgrace of the year
Renato Corona
Dismissal of the year

Bungled drug cases

DJ of the year

Paolo Carantes San Juan

Donation of the year

PhilHealth cards from politicians

Dump of the year

Urdaneta, Pangasinan

Early bird taxpayer of the year

SN Aboitiz Power

Eco-compost model of the year

Ambiong community

Eco-products of the year

Recycled materials

E-magazine of the year

One Luzon

Endangered destinations of the year

Baguio City and Boracay, Aklan

Environment campaign of the year

Save Balili River Movement

Environment casualties of the year
Trees that were cut in Baguio City
Exclusive of the year

Baguio City Hall parking grounds

Expectation of the year
Pacquiao-Marquez 5
Expense of the year

P600K worth Christmas tree

Export of the year

Bugnay herbal wine

Eyesore of the year
Talyer along the roads
Facelift of the year

Frontage of Puso ng Baguio

Fads of the year

iPhone 5, fun runs

Farmer of the year

Teodoro Kub-ao

“Farmers” of the year
Government agents planting drug evidence
Fashionista congressman of the year

Rep. Teddy Baguilat

Film festival of the year
Sineng Pambansa: Baguio Film Festival
Filmmakers of the year
Martin Masadao, Ferdinand Balanag, Jo Kapuno
Film of the year

Anac ti Pating

Film promoter of the year
Chandler Ramone
Fire hazard of the year
Bayanihan Ukay Hotel
Flip-flop of the year
Sale of pyrotechnics in Baguio
Food festival of the year
Hillstation’s African Food Festival
Foreign murder victim of the year
Australian yacht designer Joseph Allan Adams
Forest disaster of the year
Killing of 1,000 pine trees at Mt. Sto. Tomas
Fund raiser of the year

Silent Auction by SAVE our Women

Futile call of the year
Protection of Busol Watershed
Gastador of the year

Beneco board of directors

Gold vein of the year
Free, Prior, and Informed Consent
Gossip coffee shop of the year

Luisa’s Café

Gourmet drink of the year
Kalinga civet coffee
Government fund use of the year

Autonomy fund

Grandfather of the year
Benjamin Cuevas
Graphic novel artist of the year
Gerald Asbucan
Health service threat of the year
Privatization of BGHMC
Health shock of the year

Increase of renal disease patients

High-end attraction of the year

John Hay TechnoHub

Hold-uppers of the year

Casinos and gambling dens

Honest taxi drivers of the year

Hector Viado and Dennis Ogoy

HRM students of the year
Baguio policemen
Humanitarian institution of the year

Shoshin Foundation, Germany

Hunk of the year
PO2 Eduardo Balabag
Hush-hush of the year

Irisan’s P128M ERS machine

Hydro power generator of the year


Impeached of the year

CJ Renato Corona

Impossible of the year

Real tourism arrivals in the Cordillera

International artist of the year

Kidlat Tahimik with the Fukuoka Prize

IP women of the year
Maria Galong, Endena Cogasi, Leticia Bulaat and Petra Macli-ing
Irreconcilable of the year

BFP RD and former City Fire Marshal

Irritants of the year

Armchair analysts on Facebook

Japanese Baguio promoter of the year
Rey Dacones
Jetsetters of the year
Pura Molintas, Marilyn Sta. Catalina, and Joyce Bernos
Job achiever PWD of the year

John Lacbaoan and Lourdes Biag

Joke of the year
Ban against premature election campaigning
Junket of the year

Trip to New York

Kapal muks of the year

P1 million for city officials to play Fil-Am golf

Kawawa of the year
Norfolk Pine tree
Kim of the year

Ingrid Payaket

Knock out victims of the year
Manny Pacquiao and RH advocates
Lack of the year

Parking space

Last flight of the year

Sky Pasada’s Baguio flight

Last surviving original Baguio restaurant of the year

Star Café

Legman of the year

Redjie Cawis

LGU coop of the year

Kalinga Provincial Coop Development Office

LGU executive of the year

Gov. Nestor Fongwan of Benguet

Life-prolonging salve of the year

Stem cell injection

Lifted of the year
Ifugao Rice Terraces out of UN Heritage Site in Danger
Loan of the year

P100M plus loan for the Blackhole machine

Lobbyists of the year

Members of the Baguio Paputok, Luses, atbp.

Local cooking show of the year

Slice of Life by Manong Ari

“Love triangle” of the year
Emiliano Gayo, Benny Bomogao, and Luz Balisong
Low-cost subdivision developer of the year
Atty. Rodrigo Kito
Lucky politician of the year

Mayor Morris Domogan

Makeover of the year

Café by the Ruins

March of the year
Rally against SM earthballing
Mayors of the year
Mayors Oscar Camantiles of Itogon, Benguet and Kenneth Mangaoang of Balbalan, Kalinga
Media haven of the year

Luisa’s Café

Media racketeer of the year

“The Firm”

Milking cows of the year

Trade fairs in Baguio and La Trinidad

Millionaire of the year

The P44M lotto winner from Sagada

Mining disaster of the year

Philex Mines Tailings Pond 3 leak

Miracle of the year

Survival of balled trees from SM Baguio

Missing islands in the new PH bill of the year
Batanes and Panatag Shoal
Model family of the year

Marilyn Babia and Family

Most child-friendly town of the year
Kiangan, Ifugao
Most favored company of the year


Most traditional tapey makers of the year
Kibungan, Benguet and Asipulo, Ifugao
Mother-baby friendly town of the year

Pennarubia, Abra

New bakers of the year
Neri Bueno and Adeline Ramos
No-show of the year
Hangzhou delegation to the groundbreaking of the friendship bridge at the Centennial Park
Non-event of the year

Baguio umbrella festival

One town, one product of the year


Overseas benefactor of the year
BIBAK Northern California
Painting artist of the year

Joey Cobcobo

Panagbenga eyesore of the year

Carnival at Melvin Jones

Parade of the year

SLU lantern parade

Peacemaker of the year
C/Supt. Benjamin Magalong
Performance artist of the year
Gelo Aurelio
Perpetual fund raising activity of the year
Kayang-Hilltop bingo sa barangay
Photo pose of the year


Pikon of the year

RDC officials on NY junket

Pine tree bane of the year
PMA cadet of the year

CFC Alfonso Aviles

Poetry book of the year
Alimpatok, a book on Ilocano erotica
Poetry slam artist of the year

Jennifer Cariño

Poison letter victim of the year

Atty. Melchor Rabanes

Political coulda-been of the year

Judge Del Claravall

Political reason of the year

“Agtarayak ta madik sistema dagiti nabutusan”

Political show of the year
Surrender of firearms by Abra politicians
Political watchdog of the year

Anti-Epal movement

Proposed rescission of the year

MOA of ProTech with the City of Baguio

Provincial manager of the year

Grace Baluyan of DTI-Kalinga

Public Relations Officer of the year

Marionne Molintas-Ruiz

Public-private partnership of the year

SM-DFA Baguio

Rackets of the year


Reformatory program of the year

Inmates’ program at the city jail

Refuses to be suspended of the year

Former Bakakeng Central PB Helen Miranda

Regional directors of the year
Helen Tibaldo of PIA and Fernando Porio of CSC
Relocation of the year

Rose Bowl Restaurant

Resignation of the year
Anthony De Leon from the BFFFI
Restaurant of the year Chaya
Retired foresters of the year Bonifacio Bagawi and Fausto Dominguez
Retirees of the year Hon. Iluminada Cabato, Thelma Manaois, Rebecca Dang-awan, Judith Alliaga, and Evelyn Tagudar
Revelation of the year

Irisan compost does not meet the FDA standards

Revenue source kuno of the year

Bingo sa Barangay

Road hazards of the year


Rotten purchase of the year  

Purchase of rotten potato seedlings

Running policeman of the year  

Supt. Jaime Leal

Rural radio station of the year  

Radyo Sagada

School problem of the year  


Search and rescue team of the year   911 On-Call
Shut up of the year  

Irisan trash slide victims

Singing fund raisers of the year  

Bishop Carlito Cenzon, Ingrid Payaket, Benj Cruz, Bubut Olarte, Tonyo Damasco, Judge Francis Bulliyat

Social venue of the year  

PIA Cordillera dap-ay

Stalemates of the year  

Bidding of the Asin hydro mini power plant and the FPIC of FSGRI in Mankayan

Still bachelor of the year  

Atty. Rene Cortes

Stone thrower of the year  

Save Mankayan Movement

Successful school project of the year   DA’s Gulayan sa Paaralan
Supporting actors of the year  

Caesar Labon and Steve Chong

Suspended exec of the year   Gov. Jocel Baac of Kalinga
Suspended local officials of the year  

La Trinidad council members

Suspended officials of the year  

Mt. Province District Engineering Office engineers

Tax measure of the year  

Sin Tax law

Telenovela of the year  

CJ Impeachment

Too good to be true project of the year  

US$650M waste to energy in Tuba

Traveler of the year  

DOH’s travelling kulambo

Travelogue writer of the year  

Deb Bautista

Typhoon advisors of the year  

Mau Victa and Noli Vizcocho

Unholy tandem of the year  

Kalabog and Bosyo of the Baguio city council

Unwelcome revival of the year  

Korean takeover of Athletic Bowl

Utility millionaires of the year  

BWD Board

Virtual scare of the year  

Cybercrime law

Visitor of the year  

US Ambassador Harry Thomas

Voc-tech graduate of the year  

Rodney Cadalig

Vote of the year  

Reproductive Health Bill

Writ of the year  

Writ of Kalikasan against Irisan Dumpsite

Youth of the year  

Kym Christian Tam-awen


Baseball savior of the year  

US Ambassador Henry Thomas

Blackout of the year  

Marquez putting the lights out on Pacquiao

Boxers of the year  

Alvin Tam, Dayer Gabutan, Mathew Handig, and Rex Wao

Boxing act of the year  

A chair thrown in the ring by a disappointed boxing manager

Boxing promoter of the year  

Brico Santig

Combat sports supporters of the year  

Dante Bagsan and Tony Candellaria

Football team of the year  

SPED Center Stallions

Lady marathoner of the year  

Gretchen Felipe

Losses of the year  

Manny Pacquiao and Edward Folayang

MMA sensations of the year   Eric Kelly, Mark Striegl, Harold Banario, and Cris Pitpitunge
Retention of the year   Team Baguio on Batang Pinoy
Senior triathlete of the year  

Brigilo Balaba

Sports fade out of the year  

Baguio Cinderellas

Sports loss of the year  

Sammy Ayochok

Sports patron of the year  

Alex Bangsoy

Sportsman of the year   Eduard Folayang
Ultra marathoner of the year  

Marcelo Bautista

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