Feature: Combating malnutrition through convergence

LAOAG CITY, July 25 (PIA) – Lack of fund is not a problem in addressing malnutrition since parents can avail of free nutrition services that are available in various government offices.   This was stressed by Ilocos Norte Provincial Nutrition Action Officer (PNAO) Elma Irapta in addressing ... Read more

PIA offers sign language training for media, info officers

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 24 (PIA) – The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in Ilocos will gather media and government information officers from all four provinces of the region tomorrow, July 25 for a Basic Sign Language Training. Some 25 participants are expected to join in the training which ... Read more

Pangasinan youth groups join ASEAN info caravan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 24 (PIA) - More than 800 senior high school students in Pangasinan participated in a special youth forum spearheaded by the Philippine  Information Agency to help promote awareness on the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).   Undersecretary Harold E. ... Read more

7 municipalities in Ilocos Norte declared drug-free

LAOAG CITY, July 24 (PIA) – In its bid to fight criminality due to proliferation of illegal drugs, the Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office (INPPO) declared seven of the municipalities in Ilocos Norte now cleared from drugs.   According to Chief Insp. Dexter Diovic T. Corpuz of INPPO, the ... Read more

DTI in Ilocos produces 1st batch of KMME graduates

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 24 (PIA) – A total of 25 mentee-entrepreneurs in La Union are the first batch of graduates of the Kapatid Mentor Me (KMME) Program of the Department of Trade and Industry and Go Negosyo in Ilocos region. After individually presenting their Business Improvement Plan to a... Read more

Pangasinenses stage support rally for Duterte’s SONA

DAGUPAN CITY, July 24 (PIA) - To show support for President Rodrigo Duterte as he delivers his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), more than a hundred Pangasinenses staged a rally and get-together party at the Dagupan City Plaza today.   Lyn Ang, a businesswoman and the provincial coo... Read more

BSP awards golden eagle trophy to 13 stakeholders in Region 1, CAR

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 24 (PIA) - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) recently awarded the prestigious golden eagle trophy to 13 stakeholders from Region 1 and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in a simple ceremony at the Convention Hall of the BSP La Union Regional Office here. Lawyer Ju... Read more

DFA sets 2,000 slots for mobile passport services in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, July 24 (PIA) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will roll out mobile passport services in Ilocos Norte this coming August 25-26 at the Provincial Auditorium.   The two-day program aims to offer some 2,000 slots for Ilocanos for an easier access in filing and renewing the... Read more

Feature: Alilem: a new and developing tourist haven

ALILEM, Ilocos Sur, July 24 (PIA) – The town of Alilem is becoming a tourist drawer and adds to many reasons why people must visit Ilocos Sur province. Alilem, a fourth-class municipality with a population of seven thousand people speaking the Iloco language and kankanaey dialects, is now push... Read more

Ilocos Sur corn farmers receive hauling equipment

VIGAN CITY, July 20 (PIA) – Farmer members of the Ilocos Sur Corn Cluster Association received two six-wheeler hauling trucks procured by the provincial government during a simple turnover ceremony here the other day. The vehicles were procured using the P3 million cash prize won by the provinc... Read more

Pangasinan coastal waters still red tide-free

DAGUPAN CITY, July 20 (PIA) - Shellfishes and seashells from the coastal waters of western Pangasinan are still free from red tide toxin and are safe for human consumption, as confirmed by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).    Shellfish Bulletin No. 21  showed the resul... Read more

Drug clearing efforts in Region I on track – PDEA

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 20 (PIA) – As of July 13, 2017, a total of 482 villages of the 2,829 drug-affected villages in Region 1 are now validated as drug-cleared, 282 of which are in Pangasinan while 202 is in La Union, and 23 each in Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte.    This was announced by Re... Read more

DepEd Ilocos Norte to enforce ‘no soft drinks, no junk foods’ policy

LAOAG CITY, July 18 (PIA) – The schools division of Ilocos Norte complies with the “no soft drinks, no junk foods” policy as stated in Department of Education (DepEd) Order No. 13. The new order or the Policy and Guidelines on Healthy Food and Beverage Choices in Schools and DepEd offices ... Read more

400 males in Pangasinan attend reproductive health counselling

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 18 (PIA) - To intensify the advocacy on family planning (FP) in the grassroots level, the Population Commission (POPCOM) in Region 1 conducted free counseling on Reproductive Health (RH) in Rosales, Pangasinan on Wednesday. The event was one of the highlights of the RH Fai... Read more

ASEAN fora to roll in Pangasinan schools, barangays

DAGUPAN CITY, July 18 (PIA) - In pursuit of informing more Pangasinenses about the goals and benefits of being a member of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), the information arm of the government, is conducting nationwide fora for various s... Read more