DOH rolls ‘Usapang HIV/AIDS’ forum in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, May 23 (PIA) - The Department of Health in Region I rolled out its health forum dubbed ‘Usapang HIV/AIDS’ in Pangasinan Friday, May 19 to address the growing number of HIV cases in the region and help reduce the transmission of sexually transmitted infections among at-risk ... Read more

Eco-tourism, mangrove park site soon to rise in Bauang town

BAUANG, La Union, May 23 (PIA) – A site for an eco-tourism and mangrove park will soon rise in Parian Oeste and Pudoc villages, here. Engr. Rainier Calica, municipal administrator of Bauang, said the tourist development plan dubbed as ‘Project Bakawan: Eco-Tourism and Mangrove Park’ is aim... Read more

La Union to host second, biggest Science and Technology Caravan

AGOO, La Union,  May 19 (PIA) –  The conduct of the second and biggest Science and Technology Caravan in La Union gets support from the local chief executives of the province. The caravan, initiated by the Department of Science and Technology, will be held from May 30 to June 1 at the Agoo Ci... Read more

DOST installs eco-friendly septic system in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY, May 19 (PIA) - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) -Pangasinan satellite office has introduced an eco-friendly septic system in the province to address the growing garbage and wastewater problem.   Arnold Santos, officer-in-charge of DOST-Pangasinan satellite office... Read more

DOH presses on awareness on HIV/AIDS among youth, LGBTs

BATAC CITY, May 19 (PIA) – Awareness is key in the prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).   This was the central focus of the advocacy program of the Department of Health in the promotion of awareness on HIV/AIDS prevention among the... Read more

3-storey evacuation center opens in Dagupan’s island villages

DAGUPAN CITY, May 19 (PIA) - Residents of Barangay Salapingao and Pugaro, this city, finally saw the opening of a three-storey building that will serve as their refuge in the midst of typhoons and tsunami.   Mayor Belen Fernandez, along with Regional Director James Fadrilan of the Department... Read more

Pangasinan continuously reaps gains in agri sector

STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan, May 19 (PIA) - The provincial government here said gains in agriculture continue to be felt in Pangasinan after it was hailed again as a Rice Achiever Awardee.   Gov. Amado Espino III said all the years of preparation have brought positive results for Pangasinan in t... Read more

DTI-Pangasinan reiterates call to give exact change

DAGUPAN CITY, May 19 (PIA) – To avoid being penalized, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Pangasinan reiterated its call to all business establishments to have sufficient coins for all its transactions and give sufficient change to their customers. Peter Mangabat, provincial director... Read more

DepEd announces June 5 as start of classes

SAN FERNANDO CITY, March 18 (PIA) – The Department of Education announced that classes in all public schools will officially start on June 5. To prepare for the opening of classes, the simultaneous Brigada Eskwela kicked off on Monday and will be conducted until May 20. “Though Brigada Esk... Read more

Pangasinan Red Cross joins Brigada Eskwela 2017

DAGUPAN CITY, May 18 (PIA) - The Philippine Red Cross- Pangasinan Chapter is actively participating in the ongoing Brigada Eskwela 2017 with the collective efforts of its staff and youth volunteers.    Chapter Administrator Florame Magalong said 75 schools are beneficiaries of the Red Cross... Read more

DTI shares saving tips on buying school-supplies

DAGUPAN CITY, May 18 (PIA) – As the school season draws near and students and parents alike are now preparing themselves back into school days, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through its “Balik-Eskwela Program,” has shared some tips on how to save in buying school supplies and bec... Read more

Feature: Vigan, the cleanest, safest, greenest city in Ilocos region for 2017

VIGAN CITY, May 18 (PIA) –  The Heritage City of Vigan is the cleanest, safest, and greenest city of Ilocos Region for 2016, as rated by the evaluating team composed of various agencies in the region.   The award was received by City Mayor Juan Carlo S. Medina, Vice Mayor Maria Lourdes... Read more

Feature: 5th Himala sa Buhangin: A celebration of music, arts, history

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, May 18 (PIA) – Ilocanos are not just known for their richness in culture and arts, but also of legendary history that are passed on from generation to generation.   In Ilocos Norte, iconic tales of the province’s origin are relived through the celebration of “Himala... Read more

Mindanaoan clothing designs showcased in country’s ecotourism pageant

PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte, May 17 (PIA) -The unique Mindanaoan tapestry was showcased during the search for Mr. and Miss Hannah’s Ecotourism Philippines 2017 at the Hannah’s Beach Resort and Convention Center in Barangay Balaoi, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte on Saturday. This developed as the 12 pairs ... Read more

Experts discuss issues on women, LGBT, and PWD sectors

SAN FERNANDO CITY, May 15 (PIA) – Experts in advocating gender and development (GAD) talked before identified participants from the women, persons with disabilities (PWD), and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) sectors in a gender-responsive forum on May 12, here.   Initiated by... Read more