Issue of March 11, 2018

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A cappella Group of the Year
Abused of the Year Human rights
Academic Book of the Year Tradition and Transformation: Studies on Cordillera Indigenous Culture by June Brett
Acronym of the Year EJK
Acting Governor of the Year Bonifacio Lacwasan of Mountain Province
Acting Heads of the Year Police directors
Active Auxiliary Board Partner of the Year Baguio General Hospital Advisory Board
Alah Amin of the Year Same as you know who
Album of the Year Wow, Kalabaw by Edralins
Also a Winner in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Russian President Vladimir Putin
Alter Ego of the Year Ryan Mangusan
Alternative Healings of the Year Bioplasmic healing
Ambassadress of the Year Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa
Annoying LSS of the Year "Closer" by Chainsmokers
Anti Blog of the Year Madame Claudia
Anti-Drug Tag Team of the Year C/Insps. Denver Guzman and Angelito Dangli
Apartment of the Year Alexandria Apartment
Apologist of the year Andrew Pinero
Architect of the Year Aris Go
Arrest of the Year Satarah executives
Art Hub of the Year Bookends-T. Claudio St.
Art Patron of the Year Maricar Docyogen
Art Project of the Year StoBosa Hillside Homes
Artist Loss of the Year Vincent Navarro
Artistic Snob of the Year James Taylor concert
Astronomical Event of the Year Supermoon
Astronomical Joke of the Year Lookatamoon
Bachelor of the Year Board Member Ruben Paoad of Benguet
Baguio Band of the Year The Edralins
Baguio Film of the Year Honor Thy Father
‘Bangued’ of the Year


Bar of the Year Rumours
Barangay Leader of the Year Michael Lawana
Beauty Pageant Motto of the Year I am confidently beautiful, with a heart
Beleaguered Companies of the Year Mining firms that failed gov’t audit
Blah-ger of the Year Mocha Uson
Blamed Agency of the year Commission on Human Rights
Blues Man of the Year Caesar Salcedo
‘Boxing’ Match Venue of the Year UB Cardinals gym
Broadcast Journalist of the Year Angelyn Valencia
Bulalohan of the year Pet’s
Bully of the Year Dutertards
Buried of the Year Marcos coffin
Bust of the Year Green bus and Walk Baguio
Café of the Year Cueva
Car Show of the Year Volkswagen
Career Ending Politician of the Year Bernie Vergara
Cartoon Character of the Year Lampitok
Cash Cow of the Year Harrison night market
Cassanovas of the Year Donald Trump with his paws and Du30 with his tongue
Centenarian of the Year Benguet State University
Cheapest Rental of the Year Botanical Garden Restaurant
Chief of Police of the Year S/Insp. James Acod
Child-friendly Courtroom of the Year Sala of RTC Branch 4 Judge Mia Cawed
Child-Friendly Microfinance Group of the Year Cordillera Community & Family Planning For Progress, Inc.
Children’s Book Illustrator of the Year Kora Dandan Albano
Christmas Centerpiece of the Year Baguio Christmas Tree made of recycled materials
Christmas Spoilers of the Year Fire in Mankayan, Benguet and Typhoon Nina
Club of the Year Baguio Apaches
Color of the Year Dilawan
Company Landmark of the Year Texas Instruments Phils. Inc.
Congressmen of the Year Ronald Cosalan and Maximo Dalog
Contested of the Year Roger Sinot as Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative to the Baguio Council
Convention Center of the Year Davao City
Cordillera Coffee Promoter of the Year Kalsada of Seattle, Washington
Cordillera Trend of the Year Single-source coffee
Cowards of the Year Facebook ‘warriors’
Coworking Space of the Year Calle Uno
Cultural Event of the Year Punnuk
Cultural Heritage Preservation Advocate of the Year William Todcor
Cultural Man of the Year Isikias "Ike" Picpican
Culturally Involved Organization of the Year

United Architects of the Philippines - Summer Capital Chapter

Dance Craze of the Year Trumpet
Dentist of the Year Dr. Anabelle Bawang
Deputized of the Year City barangay officials on road anti-obstruction implementation
Diminishing Asset of the Year Asin mini hydro power plants
Doctor of the Year

Dr. Penny Domogo

Dog of the Year Noblepine Agent Duncan aka Sabrina
Driver/body guard-cum Heartthrob of the Year Ronie Dayan
DRRMC Officer of the Year Abner Lawangen
Drummer of the Year That guy below SM Baguio
Early Aspirants of the Year Vice Mayor Edison Bilog and Councilors Leandro Yangot and Edgar Avila
Election Protest of the Year Bongbong Marcos vs. Vice President Leni Robredo
Embattled Judge of the year Judge Antonio Reyes
Embattled Woman of the Year Sen. Leila de Lima
Endearment of the Year "Bes"
Environmental Judge of the year Judge Joseph Patnaan of Bontoc, Mountain Province
Environmental Loss of the Year Roger Bibal
Ever-supportive Wife of the Year Realtor Sol Go
Extended Government Project of the Year National Greening Program, now Enhanced NGP
Extravagant Meeting of the Year Planning session at Thunderbird Resort
Facebook Poet of the Year

Dumay Solinggay

Facebook Wit of the Year Cousin from Baguio
Famous Line of the Year ‘We brought the Ms. Universe to Baguio without help from the city government.’
Fan Page of the Year One People, One Benguet
‘Fashionista’ of the Year Peter Rey Bautista
Female Police Officers of the Year C/Insp. Kimberly Molitas and S/Insp. Jenelyn Kiwingan
Film Theater of the Year Ili Likha
Filmmaker of the Year Boyong Daguines
Flip-flopping of the Year Comelec on deadline of candidate’s SOCE submission
Float Designer of the Year Ryan Dale Mangusan
FM Station of the Year 89.5 Star FM
Food Festival of the Year Panagbenga
Frowned Upon Compromise of the Year CPP-NPA wanting release of imprisoned comrades pending peace talks with the government
Gallery of the Year Jordan Mangosan’s Roofless Studio
Gambling Havens of the Year Baguio City and Buguias, Benguet
Gas Slip and Mobile Load Supplier of the Year Office of the Civil Defense
Good Samaritan of the Year

Ramon Dacawi

Governor-not yet of the Year Kathy Jyll Mayaen
Gwapulis of the Year Chriz Dulagan
Hazardous (to your wealth) Sports of the year Cockfighting
Heartthrob of the Year Jeyrick Sigmaton aka Carrotman
Hip Hopper of the Year

Rafael Laigo

Hit of the Year SLU Lantern Parade
Hit Song of the Year Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
Hole in the Wall of the Year Soup District
HRAB Event Challenger of the Year Elena Lao
Human Rights Advocate Loss of the Year Atty. Kaizak Gabaen
Humanitarian Event of the Year Concert for Life series by Cordillera Connection
Ifugao Visitor of the Year Vice President Leni Robredo
Illusion of the Year Solving Baguio’s garbage
Indie Films of the year Marosa and Ang Babaeng Humayo
“Indie” Festival of the Year MMFF 2016
Infamous Son-in-law of the Year Mark Christopher Dy
Institutionalized Japanese Community Festival of the Year

7th Tanabata Festival

International Artist of the Year Jeff Cablog
International Indie Film Artist of the Year Kidlat Tahimik
Intruders of the Year Illegal claimants at Puguis Communal Forest
Invisible of the Year Former Baguio representative Nicasio M. Aliping, Jr.
Jollitown of the Year Session Road
K to 12 Absorbers of the Year SLU, UB, and UC – not necessarily in that order
Kankanaey Writer of the Year Gawani Domogo
Labor Policy of the Year No more endo or end of contractual labor practice
Lantern Maker of the Year SLU-School of Medicine
Legalized Dream of the Year Medical marijuana
Let Go of the Year Christmas Tree at Session Road
Literature Teachers of the Year Mel Magsano and Ras Pitlongay
Makeup Artist of the Year Ketchup Agoo
Media Loss of the Year Dr. Charles M. Hamada
Melting Pot of Artists of the Year Baguio Museum
Mental Health Advocate of the Year Kylie Verzosa
Mining PR officers of the Year Ed Aratas and Joanne Gatchalian
Minority Leader of the Year Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat
Misspelled Name of the Year Crescencio Pacalso
Mobile App of the Year


Mobile Game Craze of the Year Pokemon Go
Most Destructive of the Year Super Typhoon Lawin
Most Sought After NCCA Grant Requirement of the Year DSWD certificate
Museum Assistant Curator of the Year Gemma Estolas
Museum of the Year Cordillera Museum at UP-Baguio
Mushroom of the Year Coffee shops
Musicians of the Year Porta Vaga musicians
National Campaign of the Year War against drugs
National Living Treasure of the Year Maria Oggay aka Whang-od
Negosyong Napurnada of the year

Christmas ‘bazaar’

Neophyte Mayor of the Year Manny Fermin of Kapangan, Benguet
Newbie Lawyer of the Year Commission on Audit-CAR security guard Roy Lawagan
New Year Spoiler of the Year Fire that gutted the Bethesda Children’s Home in Tuding, Itogon, Benguet
Non-burial of the Year The Marcos past
Normalization of the Year Killings
No-show of the Year Uniwide officials on city council sessions
Now a Wide Awake Ideology After a Long Hibernation of the Year The CPP
Obstructions of the Year Illegally parked vehicles
OTOP of the Year Coffee
Paid of the Year Trolls
Painter of the year Benji Mallari
Paradigm Change of the Year Federalism
Pardoned of the Year Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo
Parking Lot of the Year Widened road of Pico, La Trinidad, Benguet
Peaceful Coexistence of the Year Mc Donald’s and Jollibee at Session Road
Pension Heist of the Year DSWD-CAR social pension fund
PNP Image Booster of Year SPO2 Ricardo "Kardo" Dalisay
Police General of the Year P/Dir. Benjamin Magalong
Political Loss of the Year The late governor Leonard Mayaen of Mountain Province
Political Upsets of the Year Mark Go over Nick Aliping and Trump  over Hillary Clinton
‘Power’ Struggle of the Year Hedcor, Inc. vs. Benguet Electric Cooperative
PR Cabinet Member of the Year Manny Piñol
Presidential Adviser of the Year Fidel V. Ramos
Presidential Bodyguard of the Year S/Insp. Sofia Deliu
Presidential Candidate of the Year Miriam Defensor Santiago
Pride of the Year Cordillerans occupying top posts in police commands under Duterte Administration
Pro bono Consultancy Center of the year Luisa’s Café
Producer of the Most Impressive School Programs of the Year Baguio City High School-Special Program for the Arts
Program of the Year Drug recovery program
Project of the Year Pasakalye
Public Information Officers of the Year Nerizza Villanueva and Georaloy Palao-ay
Pumila of the Year Drug surrenderers
Racketeers of the Year Fake concert promoter in Sagada, Mountain Province
Rainbow Warrior of the Year Bootz Yabut
Rarity of the Year

Pine Tree

Religious Paradigm Shifter of the year Pope Francis
Request of the Year ‘We need the city to raise funds for the Ms. Universe visit.’
Retiree of the Year Bishop Carlito Cenzon
Returning Scourge of the Year Dengue
Revived of the Year Death Penalty
RH Campaigner of the Year Kevin de Vera
Scammed Bank of the Year Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
Shock of the Year Extent of the drug menace in the country
Shortest Stint as Police Director of the Year S/Supt. George Daskeo
Sign Artist of the Year Mark Tandoyog
Slogan of the Year ‘Change is coming’
Social Worker of the Year Rojohn Onangey
Solar Painter of the Year Jordan Mang-osan
Spectator Sport of the Year 24/7 cockfighting
Spinmeister of the Year PCOO Chief Martin Andanar
Splitter of the Year Pro and Anti Duterte
Stalled Project of the Year Banaue’s parking complex
Star Crossed Lovers of the Year Ronnie Dayan and Sen. Leila de Lima
Still Closed of the Year Mount Sto. Tomas
Still Slumbering City of the year Baguio city, never to regain its past, not moving forward either except in population
Still the "Shy mango" Ethno–linguistic Group of the Year The Ibaloys
Still the Unsinkable Politician of the Year Morris Domogan
Subdued of the year Adivay Festival due to Lawin, Lang–ay Festival due to MP governor’s passing
Supreme Court Justice of the Year Justice Marvic Leonen
Suspended Again of the Year Barangay and SK elections
Swimmer of the Year Maenard Batnag
Tandem of the Year Digong and Bato
Tax Increase of the Year Sin taxes
The Most Progressive Ethno-linguistic Group of the Year Ifuntok
The Will-never-end Process of the Year The peace process
Theater Director of the Year Gelo Aurelio
Thief-friendly City Police Station of the Year BCPO station 7
Tired Word of the Year Hugot
Tour of the Year Horror tour
Tourism Exile of the Year Purificacion Molintas
Tourism Woes of the Year


Tourist Event of the Year Carmaggedon
‘Trade Fair’ of the Year Bazaar
Traditional Fashion Loss of the Year Narda Capuyan
Translator of the Year Junley Lazaga
Traveler of the Year Dr. Toots Bay-an
Tree Cutter of the Year City Environment and Parks Management Office
Unending Search of the Year Yamashita treasure
Un-extended of the Year Benedicto Alhambra
Unsolved of the Year Extrajudicial killings on war on drugs
Untouchables of the Year Operators of colorum vehicles
Urban Gardening Advocate of the Year Danny Agliam
Visionary Regional Director of the Year DOT RD Marie Venus Tan
Voyeurs of the Year Committee on Justice, House of Representatives
Walang Forever of the Year SM’s roof
War-torn City of the Year Aleppo, Syria
Watercolorist  of the Year Aileen Kim and Naizar
Woman of the Year Vice President Leni Robredo
Workshop of the Year UP-Baguio Writers Workshop
Yearend Bonus of the Year P150,000 each from e-bingo
Yogurt of the Year Calajo’s Yolo
Youth Organization of the Year Boy and Girl Scouts of the Philippines
Asian MMA Fighter of the Year Eduard Folayang
Athlete of the Year Divine Wally
BBEAL Team of the Year University of the Cordilleras Jaguars
Boxing Promoter of the Year Brico Santig
Car Racer of the Year Iñigo Anton
Chess Master of the Year Wesly So
Coach Tandem of the Year Christian Gazmin and Brent Velasco
Cordilleran Referees of the Year Jethro Chungalao and Noriel Aquisio
Emerging Junior Female Fighter of the Year Islay Erika Bomogao
Emerging MMA Team of the Year Tribal-Torogi
Emerging Muay Thai School-based Team of the Year Sablan National High School
Family Athlete of the Year Jet and Lou Ann Ramos family
Goalie of the Year Nelson Gasic
Golfer of the Year Nelson Gasic
Golfer of the Year Yuto Katsuragawa
Igorot Golfers of the Year Luigi Paolo Wong and Fred Puckett
International MMA Fighter of the Year Connor MacGregor
Junior Wushu-taulo Athlete of the Year Aleca Breana Dumseng
Media Triathlete of the Year Marissa Dacayanan
MMA Promotion of the Year ONE Championship
MMA Social Media Administrators of the Year Benjo Andaya and Rhene Buada
Olympic Contender of the Year Kareel Meer Hongitan
Rebound Team of the Year Team Lakay
Senior Sports Ambassadress of the Year Erlinda Lavandia
Sports Benefactors of the Year Drs. Harold Hiyadan, Dave Taclobao, and Tony Candellaria
Sports Upset of the Year Shihan Kunio Sasaki
Swimmer of the Year Maenard Rhoman Batnag
Taekwondo Poomsae Champ of the Year Jeordan Dominguez
Title Contender of the Year Joshua Felix Pacio
Ultra Runner of the Year Sandi Menchi Abahan
Wrestler of the Year Jayson Baucas Jr.
Yoga Teacher of the Year Gelie dela PeÑa
Zumba Instructor of the Year Arman Lapastora

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