Ilocos Norte honors Ilocano cops, civilian groups in 2nd PNP awards

LAOAG CITY, February 15 (PIA) – The Ilocos Norte provincial government has staged the second Philippine National Police (PNP) Awards to honor the most outstanding police officers and civic volunteer groups in the province. At least 14 outstanding police officers from the Ilocos Norte Provincial P... Read more

CSC alerts 2016 examinees to beat February 26 application deadline

DAGUPAN CITY, February 14 (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) in Pangasinan reiterates its call for all examinees for the April 17 Career Service Examination-Paper and Pencil Test (CSE-PPT) as the deadline for submission of applications draws near. Romel Rivera, senior human resource speci... Read more

PNP needs 1,000 new police officers in Region I

SAN FERNANDO CITY, February 13 (PIA) – The Philippine National Police is hiring at least 1,000 police officers in Region 1 this year, the PNP Directorate for Personnel and Records Management (PNP-DPRM) said. Supt. Marlon Paiste, Police Regional Information Officer, said recruitment will be undert... Read more

Poe pushes tourism promotion, airport expansion in Ilocos

BATAC CITY, February 13 (PIA) - Presidential aspirant Grace Poe wants to see more international air traffic to Ilocos Norte as she pushed for the expansion of the Laoag International airport. In her campaign sortie in Batac City on Thursday, Poe cited the potentials of the tourism industry in the p... Read more

Ilocos Sur, saan a maibilang a 'hot spot' – PNP

BANTAY, Ilocos Sur, February 12 (PIA) – Imbutaktak ti Philippine National Police (PNP) nga adu pay laeng dagiti nag-“expire” nga armas a saan a nai-“renew”  ditoy Ilocos Sur numan pay saan a maibilang a “hot spot” iti daytoy nga umay nga eleksion. Daytoy ti inwaragawag ni Chief Inspe... Read more

Ilocos Norte supports LGBT through gay pageant

LAOAG CITY, February 12 (PIA) - The provincial government has put together a gay beauty pageant in Ilocos Norte dubbed “Miss Ilocoslovakla” is set on February 14 in support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Ilocos Norte Tourism Officer Aianree Raquel said the gay p... Read more

Bongbong woos solid north votes

BAUANG, La Union, February 12 (PIA) - Vice presidential hopeful Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr. continued courting the Ilocano vote in his campaign sorties in northern Luzon as he consolidates the so-called "solid north" vote. Marcos was in La Union on Thursday, Feb. 11 and met with local leaders ... Read more

Feature: In La Union, farmers get extra cash from 'milking cows'

ROSARIO, La Union, February 11 (PIA) – Known as beasts of burden, some carabaos have been replaced by hand tractors and are now better utilized as a milk source other than farmers' best friend in the fields. At present, carabaos are upgraded from draft-type to dairy breed-type buffalos and re... Read more

In Ilocos Norte, solar energy farm starts generating clean energy

CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, February 11 (PIA) - The 20 MW solar energy farm here is now ready for commissioning after the facility was unveiled last Tuesday, Feb. 9. Touted as the biggest clean energy farm in northern Luzon, the solar facility sitting on a 60-hectare lot in Barangay Paguludan here is a... Read more

DTI to firms: Set up consumer welfare desks

DAGUPAN CITY, February 10 (PIA) – Business establishments in Pangasinan were asked to set up consumer welfare desks (CWDs) that will handle consumer complaints to maintain a business-friendly environment essential for stability and growth. Provincial Director Peter Mangabat of DTI-Pangasinan said... Read more

Villar to Ilocano farmers: maximize small farms

LAOAG CITY, Febuary 10 (PIA) - Senator Cynthia Villar has urged the Ilocanos to maintain and develop their small farms to ensure food production sufficiency for the country's growing population. Villar, chair of the Senate committee on agriculture and food, visited the provinces of Ilocos Norte... Read more

10 de motor na banca ibinigay ng BFAR sa Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY, February 10 (PIA) -  Para malabanan ang tumitinding illegal na pangingisda at matulongan ang mga maliliit na mangingisda para umunlad ang pamumuhay, nagpamigay ang Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) ng  walong de-motor na banca sa naganap na seremonya sa harap ng Kapitoly... Read more

DOLE now hiring students for summer jobs

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb 9 (PIA) – The Department of Labor and Employment has announced the opening of the application for the Special Program for the Employment for Students (SPES) this summer. Engracio Bailon, chief of DOLE-Central Pangasinan, said the SPES is open to students ages 15-25 years old who... Read more

Ilocos Norte candidates sign peace pact

LAOAG CITY, February 9 (PIA) - Hopefuls for various elective posts have signed a peace covenant for a safe and fair elections (SAFE) in the May 9 national and local elections. The covenant signing, held a day before the campaign period for national candidates starts today, was jointly initiated by ... Read more

2015 career service exam result is out      

DAGUPAN CITY, February 9 (PIA) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has released the results of the Career Service Examination, Paper-and-Pencil Test (CSE-PPT) held last December 6, 2015. Romel Rivera, senior human resource specialist of CSC-Lingayen Field Office, said that Region I has a total... Read more