Ilocos Norte town implements proper dress code for tricycle drivers

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 19 (PIA)—The local government unit (LGU) of San Nicolas is implementing the use of proper and decent dress code for tricycle drivers during trips.   The municipal council recently passed the Municipal Ordinance No. 2010-10, an ordinance rationalizing the imp... Read more

FEATURE: ASEAN at 50: One Pangasinan Under One Light

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Aug. 18 (PIA) - On August 8, 1967, five foreign ministers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines convened to form part of what we now call the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).    The membership later on doubled with the inclu... Read more

Gov’t communicators gather for journalism skills upgrading

URDANETA CITY, Aug. 18 (PIA) - Information officers of government line agencies and local government units gathered here Monday for a skill upgrading seminar on Journalism.   The government communicators, collectively known as the Pangasinan Association of Government Information Officers (P... Read more

DTI to consumers: 'Know your rights'

DAGUPAN CITY August 18 (PIA) – To ensure the protection and general welfare of consumers, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Pangasinan has urged the consumers to exercise their eight basic rights and be vigilant before entering into a contract or buying products especially when using t... Read more

Pangasinan maintains strict quarantine checkpoints against poultry products

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan August 18 (PIA) - To prevent possible entry of contaminated poultry products in Pangasinan, the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) has maintained and intensified animal quarantine checkpoints in various entry points in the province. Dr. Eric Jose Perez, provincial... Read more

Sangguniang Panlalawigan honors fallen Pangasinan soldiers in Marawi

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan Aug. 16 (PIA) – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan here honored the heroism of two Pangasinan soldiers who died recently in a clash between the government forces and members of Maute group in Marawi city. On Monday, the provincial board approved two resolutions expressing deepest... Read more

PCOO to strengthen communication networks in provinces

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Aug.16 (PIA) -  Communications Secretary Martin Andanar  visited Pangasinan recently to advocate the importance of communication networks in the provinces in bringing the message of government to everyone.   Andanar, chief of the Presidential Communications Operations ... Read more

DSWD’s livelihood program produces 100 dressmakers in Ilocos Sur town

TAGUDIN, Ilocos Sur, August 14 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Field Office I conducted a skills training on dressmaking for the members of the Raniag Tagudin Sustainable Livelihood Program Association here. Some 100 program beneficiaries of the DSWD’s Sustain... Read more

DOLE-NRCO, ISP launch 2017 Business Plan Competition in Pangasinan

ROSALES, Pangasinan August 15 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through the National Reintegration Center for OFW (NRCO), in partnership with the Integrated Seafarers of the Philippines (ISP) launched recently the 2017 Business Plan Competition for Overseas Filipino Workers (OF... Read more

Tagalog News: DOLE nagbigay ng tulong-pinansyal sa mga magsasaka sa Ilocos Sur

GREGORIO DEL PILAR, Ilocos Sur, August 15 (PIA) – Nagbigay kamakailan ng tulong-pinansyal ang Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) sa 199 na mga magsasaka sa bayan ng Gregorio Del Pilar bilang bahagi ng kanilang Kabuhayan Progam. Ang tulong-pinansyal ay gagamitin sa pagbili ng mga kagamita... Read more

Feature: 111th Ablan Day: A tribute to Ilocano’s beloved son

LAOAG CITY, August 15 (PIA) – Ilocanos are not only known for their abundance of culture, but also of stories of bravery and heroism. One has to know the story of the treasured son of Ilocos Norte, the late Governor Roque Ablan, Sr.   On its 111th celebration, Ilocos Norte once again comme... Read more

DTI shares safety tips on using LPG

DAGUPAN CITY, August 13 (PIA) – To ensure safety and prevent the occurrence of fire at home or in the workplace, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has shared some safety tips on using liquefied petroleum gas or LPG. Peter Mangabat, provincial director of DTI-Pangasinan, said the publi... Read more

Feature:  MSME’s sweet success brings income to small farmers

BACNOTAN, La Union, Aug. 11 (PIA) – Donna France Mallare’s “Sweet Little Things” is the new brand of pastries and breads to look after in the local market. She takes pride not only with her homemade products out of all natural ingredients like activated bamboo charcoal, banana, carrot, p... Read more

La Union info officers strengthen linkages down to the grassroots

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) – The La Union Association of Government Information Officers (LUAGIO), under the supervision of the Philippine Information Agency-La Union Information Center, goes down to the grassroots through the conduct of a special general assembly cum community development v... Read more

PESO Rosales to hold Employers’ Forum

ROSALES, Pangasinan August 9 (PIA) – In line with the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Jobstart Philippines Program, the Public Employment Service Office (PESO)-Rosales is set to conduct an Employers’ Forum on August 11 in this town. Roel Sabado, manager of PESO-Rosales, said the... Read more