Feature: January 9, 1945: A day to remember for Pangasinenses              

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan January 20 (PIA) – Ordinary Filipino civilians turned fighters of freedom.   It was seven decades ago, when thousands of ordinary Filipino civilians and guerrillas, together with soldiers, became fighters and made an ultimate sacrifice for our nation’s freedom against... Read more

42 Dagupan schools join Tech4ED program

DAGUPAN CITY, January 20 (PIA) - Some 42 elementary and secondary schools here are now officially part of the Technology for Economic Development (Tech4ED) program of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT).    The Tech4ED launch on Wednesday was specifically for t... Read more

DOLE supports farmer groups in Ilocos Sur town

SAN EMILIO, Ilocos Sur, January 19 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Ilocos Sur Field Office turned over some farming equipment to five farmers’ associations in five barangays here on Monday.   Labor and Employment Officer Sherwin Abalos of DOLE-Ilocos Sur said that fi... Read more

DFA to clients: Proper attire, please!

CALASIAO, Pangasinan, January 19 (PIA) - When about to transact business with the Department of Foreign Affairs, be sure to be wearing a “respectable” attire, otherwise, you will end up buying clothes at the department store just to continue with your purpose.   This was advised by Jenni... Read more

Ilocos Norte officials, farmers join forces against mango pest infestation

LAOAG CITY, January 19 (PIA) - The provincial government of Ilocos Norte, in collaboration with the local mango growers, has created “Task Force Kurikong” to address infestation of cecid flies affecting the quality of locally-grown mangoes. Mango grower Ricardo “Carding” Tolentino on Wed... Read more

OCD boosts journalists’ skills in disaster reporting

BAGUIO CITY, January 19 (PIA) - To further enhance the communication skills of journalists on disaster reporting, the Office of the Civil Defense Public Affairs Office (OCD-PAO) held a two-day Basic Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Course for media on January 18-19 at the Crown Legacy H... Read more

Pangasinan gov’t, CFO to implement ‘BaLinkBayan’ project soon

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan January 19 (PIA) – The provincial government of Pangasinan in partnership with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) will soon implement the e-governance project called “BaLinkBayan” to effectively mainstream migration and development initiatives of Pangasinan and lin... Read more

Pangasinan’s migration council to pursue OFW mapping project

CALASIAO, Pangasinan, January 18 (PIA) - In pursuit of helping not only the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) but even the Filipinos residing abroad, a local council is bent on pursuing an OFW mapping project.     Alex Ferrer, chief of the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) of Panga... Read more

DFA -Pangasinan vows better services as first anniversary unfolds 

CALASIAO, Pangasinan, January 18 (PIA) - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Consular Office located at the Robinsons Mall here promises better quality and more comprehensive services to the public as it celebrates its first year anniversary.   Officer-in-Charge Jennifer De Mesa thanked t... Read more

Tagalog News: Turismo sa Ilocos Sur, inaasahang aangat pa dahil sa Miss Universe

VIGAN CITY, Enero 18 (PIA) - Pinuri ng mga kandidata ng Miss Universe 2016 ang kagandahan ng Ilocos Sur sa kanilang pagbisita sa probinsiya. Dumating ang dalawampung Miss Universe beauties noong Linggo at sumabak sa isang press conference. Dito sa probinsya ginanap ang kanilang Terno Fashion Show... Read more

Feature: Miss U candidates taste Ilocanos’ hospitality and culture

VIGAN CITY, January 17 (PIA) – Twenty of the 86 beautiful women in the universe who will compete in the most prestigious pageant in the face of the earth visited the heritage province of Ilocos Sur on Sunday for a taste of Ilocanos’ warmth of hospitality and culture. The 20 Miss U candidates ... Read more

PNP: Campaign against illegal drug is continuous and serious

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, January 17 (PIA) - The campaign against illegal drugs in Ilocos Region will continue in 2017, assured the Philippine National Police.   Police Regional Office 1 regional director Chief Supt. Gregorio Pimentel said the “Double Barrel”, “Operation Tokhang,”  and o... Read more

DTI alerts public: Be vigilant against scams, fraud

DAGUPAN CITY, January 16 (PIA) – “If an investment offer sounds too good to be true, it could be scam.” Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)- Pangasinan Provincial Director Peter Mangabat stressed this as he alerted the public anew on the presence of scammers and fraudulent business pract... Read more

PRC offers mobile services to professionals in Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY, January 16 (PIA) – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)-Baguio Regional Office delivered its services closer to professionals in Ilocos Sur through its mobile outreach services held on Saturday, January 14. The mobile outreach service called “Araw ng Propesyonal” int... Read more

FEATURE STORY: Abel Iloco on spotlight at Miss U Terno Fashion Show in Vigan

VIGAN CITY, January 16 (PIA) – Abel Iloco, the one-town-one product of Caoayan town, and the oldest hand-woven cloth of the Ilocanos in this part of the country, was on spotlight during the Terno Fashion Show of the 20 Miss Universe 2016 candidates in this city on January 15.   Six terno were m... Read more