Municipality of Bauang, La Union Philippines
FEED THE HUNGRY Inc. distributes gifts to Typhoon Lando victims
Written by Myrna G. Romero   

Feed the Hungry, Inc. (FTH) in coordination with the Local Government Unit of Bauang sponsored the distribution of gifts to 225 Typhoon Lando victims coming from 39 barangays of the municipality.

FTH originated from Washington D.C. It was founded by Mr. Pablito Alarcon and Ms. Tessie Calderon (former World Bank employees). They gather donations from the United States of America to distribute to typhoon victims in various parts of the Philippiness. They have gone to Cebu City, Tacloban City, Davao City and Pangasinan. Bauang is a four time recipient of the project since it started. They usually do their distributions during the months of January, February and March.

Baggak Festival Opening Salvo
Written by Park   

December 16, 2015, marked the beginning salvo of the celebration of Baggak Festival 2016 and the 430th Bauang Foundation Anniversary. The theme for this year is “Explore, Experience and Love Bauang”.

It began with a holy mass officiated by Rev. Fr. Ronald Raymund Chan, parish priest of Sts. Peter and Paul Parish with Bauang Local Government Unit headed by Hon. Eulogio Clarence Martin P. De Guzman III as the sponsor.

The Baggak Food Fair, Garden Show and Car Show were opened by the mayor.

Madame Emmy Aguirre, a native of San Fernando City, represented Doña Nenita Floirendo, the wife of the late Don Antonio Floirendo, a banana magnate, a Bauangeño who is the owner of Tagum Development Corporation (TAGUCO) in Davao City.

La Union Son Directs Internationally-Acclaimed Documentary
Written by PIA- La Union   

La Union has another favorite son in Mark Lester Valle, the director of an internationally-acclaimed documentary film “Walang Rape sa Bontok.”

 A native of central west in Bauang town, Valle goes back to his home bringing local and international citations after directing “Walang Rape sa Bontok”- a docu-film that revolves around two women who were sexually violated and in search for a rape-less society like that of old Bontoc in the Cordilleras.

Valle graduated in elementary at the Felkris Academy and at Saint Louis College in highschool, both schools in this city. He then took up BS Geology at the University of the Philippines in Baguio City.

“My childhood memories are purely in Bauang,” said Valle. Admittedly, he said he did not finish his college education because he turned to a different path like film making. He became part of the Habi Collective Media which gave birth to Walang Rape sa Bontok.

Bauang LGU Awards Best Performing Schools PTA
Written by Myrna G. Romero   

Bauang Local Government Unit (LGU) headed by Mayor Martin de Guzman awards the 10 ten best performing schools PTA (Parents Teachers Association) during the GABAY (Gobiernong Abot ng Barangay) at Baccuit Norte.Mayor Martin de Guzman, Vice Mayor Bonifacio Malinao and the Sangguniang Members and the evaluators awarded the cash prizes and certificates to the winners.

These are the 10 winners who were chosen from 25 elementary schools and 7 high schools.


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