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Olsim: The enigmatic La Trinidad voters
THERE is this thing about the voters of La Trinidad, Benguet that baffles even the most cynical political scientists and observers. When traditional patronage politics and political dynasties are the norm in almost all parts of the country, La Trinidad ...
From 222 days ago
Olsim: LT Tourism Week 2019
THE upcoming celebration of the La Trinidad Tourism week on May 21-27, 2019 was institutionalized by the town’s local policy or as per Mun. Ordinance No. 36- 2018 (the La Trinidad Tourism Week Ordinance which should be celebrated every third ...
From 229 days ago
Olsim: 'Tuloy lang'
THERE is really no summer vacation for me. Not in the last four years of being a civil servant and one of those tasked to monitor and receive special guests and visitors during these kinds of breaks. In the last ...
From 236 days ago
Olsim: To the third
AFTER about a hundred articles, our “Eternal Student” column in this most respected paper is finally moving forward to its third year since its first mainstream appearance in 2017. Certainly, in this world that only glorifies the big wins, we ...
From 250 days ago
Olsim: End with fire
THE fire blazed brilliantly, spreading its warmth to the glowing faces of the crowd – indeed, fire draws people together. Then, after the singing and stories, the smoldering slowed revealing the embers and ashes – signifying that the month-long festivity ...
From 257 days ago
Olsim: Cheers to SF 2019
THE Strawberry Festival 2019 celebrations was sealed with radiant colors, dancing, music, and delicious treats last weekend. With the theme “La Trinidad: My home...my pride”, 14 i-La Trinidad street performers, and 15 barangay floats proudly paraded at the main thoroughfare ...
From 264 days ago
Olsim: Another trip
I WAS at the JICA Philippines central office in Makati last week for a Project Cycle Management Training when it all came back to me – five years ago, I was a clueless young civil servant rushing to submit my ...
From 278 days ago
Olsim: Strawberry Festival 2019
THE season of strawberries is back in the Benguet center: the Strawberry Capital of the Philippines! The valley’s Strawberry Festival celebrations evolved from a simple town fiesta in 1981, honoring its patron saint, Saint Joseph.It has undergone innovations throughout the ...
From 291 days ago
Olsim: “Peste, Val”
“PESTE talaga Val!” my friend expressed in our inebriated rituals. I thought it was about a Valentine’s Day frustration, but surprisingly it was about our most recent events. The exasperation though, did not boil from the “festival” itself but the ...
From 299 days ago
Olsim: 2nd La Trinidad Coffee Fest
TWO years ago on February 7, 2017, Ordinance No. 5-2017 which was introduced by Councilor Roderick Awingan and Councilor Arthur Shontogan, and co-authored by all the members of the Sangguniang Bayan, adopted and passed Ordinance No. 5 of 2017 or ...
From 313 days ago