NCCA-PIA, media to join in Eco-Cultural Heritage Caravan

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) – An experiential learning visit to the tangible culture, arts, and heritage sites in Regions I, II, III and CAR will commence on April 26 in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.   Dubbed as "Eco-Cultural Heritage Caravan," the on-site immersion aims to create awarene... Read more

DAR pushes for passage of Agrarian Reform Bill

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is pushing for the passage of a new agrarian reform law that seeks to defend and assert the rights of farmers.   In the recent four-day live-in Nationwide Communication Performance and Planning Workshop of the DAR i... Read more

PBA legends bolster Ilocos Sur’s sports development program

STO. DOMINGO, Ilocos Sur, April 24 (PIA) -  Legends of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) once again demonstrated their hard-court power as they graced recently the formal opening of this year’s Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Singson’s Cup at the People’s Coliseum here. The visiting sea... Read more

RTWPB I all set for ‘Productivity Olympics’

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) – It is all systems go for the national competition for the best productivity practices of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) coordinated by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-I (RTWPB-1) here. The Productivity Olympics is aimed on in... Read more

Emergency incidents on Holy Week drop this year- RDRRMC-1

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) – The observance of Holy Week was more peaceful this year, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) in Ilocos reported.   Regional Director Melchito M. Castro of the Office of Civil Defense in Region 1, also RDRRMC-1 chairperson,... Read more

‘Bayan ko, Linis ko’ marks Earth Day in Region 1

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) - All local government units (LGUs) in Region 1 marked the observance of Earth Day on Saturday through the conduct of a massive clean-up drive dubbed as “Bayan Ko, Linis Ko.” Ma. Victoria V. Abrera, regional director of the Environment Management Bureau (EMB... Read more

Ilocano News: Iti Ilocos Norte, panagpatrolia kontra uram iti kabanbantayan, maisaysayangkat

LAOAG CITY, Abril 22 (PIA) -  - Maisaysayangkat ti nainget a panagpatrolia dagiti kameng ti Barangay Ranger Officers (BRO) ken opisiales ti barangay kadagiti kabanbantayan iti Ilocos Norte tapno malapdan ti panagraira ti uram ita a kabara ti panawen. Segun kenni Estrella “baby” Sacro, agdama... Read more

DAR exec urges communicators to defend, assert farmer’s rights

LAOAG CITY, April 21 (PIA) – An executive from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has emphasized the importance of the role of government communicators and urged them to promote the rights and welfare of the farmers.   Undersecretary Luis Meinrado Pangulayan spoke before the informatio... Read more

FEATURE: Townsfolk in Pangasinan seek Guinness’ longest table, picnic line

SANTO TOMAS, Pangasinan April 14 (PIA) – Senior citizens, barangay officials, youth groups, adults and even small kids from all the 10 barangays in this small town had a very busy day on the first Sunday of this month. It is not because they have to go to churches and pray, but because they are... Read more

Health office warns of summer diseases

DAGUPAN CITY, April 19 (PIA) - With the intense heat being felt this summer season, the Provincial Health Office warns of diseases that may be experienced by people especially children.   Nurse Ammiel Carino of the Non-communicable Diseases Unit of PHO, said people who love to frolic under th... Read more

Feature: La Union flying school holds Open House, introduces promising opportunities

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 18 (PIA) – The first and only flying school in the province of La Union opened its doors for the first time and showcased its facilities, products, and services as part of the Sillag Festival 2017 celebration here recently. More than 200 visitors toured during the thre... Read more

Ilocos RDC approves proposed development projects

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 18 (PIA) - The Regional Development Council (RDC) of Region 1 has approved resolutions for its priority programs for the year as its new chairman, Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlo S. Medina, seeks realization on it for the benefit of four provinces of the region. “As the RDC... Read more

DTI to public: ‘Buy yellow-labelled electrical products’

DAGUPAN CITY, April 18 (PIA) – With the high demand for electricity this summer season, the Department of Trade Industry (DTI) here advised the public to always look for Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) or yellow labels before buying appliances and electrical products. Peter Mangabat, provincial d... Read more

4.4 magnitude earthquake hits Ilocos Norte

PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte, April 18 (PIA) – A 4.4 magnitude earthquake jolted Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte at about 7:28 a.m on Monday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).   In a report issued on their site, the said earthquake was identified tectonic in o... Read more

BFAR gives livelihood aid to Ilocos Norte fisherfolks

LAOAG CITY, April 14 (PIA)  - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)  turned over P 10.8 million-worth of livelihood aid to Ilocos Norte fisherfolks who were victims of  Super Typhoon Lawin last year. BFAR Region 1 Director Nestor Domenden said that Undersecretary Eduardo Gongona... Read more