Feature: KALAHI empowers PWD community volunteer in La Union

SAN FERNANDO CITY, June 21 (PIA) – Literally, the road to the village of Cambaly is winding, narrow, and long. Cambaly in Bagulin town is one of the remotest and highest villages in La Union province.    From San Fernando City, it can be reached by a public utility vehicle for roughly a t... Read more

P92-M Poro Point road project underway to attract more locators

SAN FERNANDO CITY June 21 (PIA) – The construction of a P92 million worth of road project has started to attract more locators to invest at the Poro Point Economic and Freeport Zone, here. The design of the 24-meter width road project located near the baywalk area is a result of benchmarking fr... Read more

Ilocos Sur PDRRMO holds disaster preparedness drill

VIGAN CITY, June 21 (PIA) – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) of Ilocos Sur spearheaded a disaster preparedness drill on Friday afternoon in front of the Provincial Capitol here. The drill was geared at advocating the nature of preparedness to the communities... Read more

Successive quakes shake Ilocos Norte towns

LAOAG CITY, June 21 (PIA) – Two successive earthquakes shook Ilocos Norte towns at past two in the morning on Tuesday, June 20.   The stronger tremor struck at 2:13 a.m. registering at magnitude 4.3 and followed by a 3.6 magnitude quake at 2:34 a.m.  Both were tectonic in origin.   ... Read more

ASEAN kiosk to open in Pangasinan

CALASIAO, Pangasinan, June 20 (PIA) - As the Philippines plays host to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year, a kiosk featuring ASEAN information materials is set to be unveiled today in Pangasinan to promote and create awareness on the association.    Director Gener... Read more

Ilocos Sur commemorates 156th birth anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal

VIGAN CITY, June 19 (PIA) – The provincial government of Ilocos Sur led the commemoration of the 156th birth anniversary of national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal today, June 19 at the Rizal Monument in Plaza Salcedo in this city. The commemoration activity started with a floral offering by provincial o... Read more

Confab for sustainable rural development set in Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY, June 19 (PIA) – The National Convergence Initiative for Sustainable Rural Development (NCI-SRD) Summit is set on Tuesday, June 20 at the Vigan Convention Center here with the theme, “Sustaining Convergence Towards Rural Development.” Regional Executive Director Narciso Edillo of... Read more

Feature: Widow of a fallen Ilokano soldier in Marawi shares husband’s tale of heroism

GALIMUYOD, Ilocos Sur, June 19 (PIA) -  A man with a valiant character, a loving husband, a responsible father, a hero. This is how Carmi, 28, described her husband, Cpl. Elmer Macliing Anno, 32, who was one of the fallen soldiers in the besieged Marawi City. Carmi, a native of Pala, Oriental... Read more

NGCP gives school supplies to public schools in Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte

VIGAN CITY, June 19 (PIA) – The grade school pupils of seven schools in Ilocos Sur and two in Iocos Norte recently received school bags with assorted school supplies from the “Gamit ni Bulilit” program of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). Lilibeth Gaydowen, NGCP North... Read more

DAR reviews agrarian reform beneficiaries in Ilocos

SAN FERNANDO CITY, June 16 (PIA) – An updating of profiles among agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) nationwide to include those from Ilocos region is the marching order of Department of Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano.   Virgilio Acuña, regional director of DAR Re... Read more

DTI launches 'Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso' program in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY, June 16 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Thursday launched the “Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso” (P3) program in Pangasinan to help microenterprises and entrepreneurs which do not have easy access to credit. Peter Mangabat, provincial director of DTI-Pan... Read more

Cruise ship arrival helps promote tourism, local products in Ilocos

SAN FERNANDO CITY, June 15 (PIA) -  The arrival of cruise ship in Currimao Port in Currimao, Ilocos Norte has greatly helped in the promotion of the local tourism industry and the various local products in the Ilocos region, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT). Director Martin Valera, h... Read more

Capitol hoists half-mast flag for fallen Pangasinan marine

DAGUPAN CITY, June 15 (PIA) - The Philippine flag at the Capitol Plaza in Lingayen town is hoisted at half-mast to mourn the death of a fallen Pangasinan marine and other Filipinos who fought in embattled Marawi City.   In a statement, Gov. Amado Espino III said the people of Pangasinan salut... Read more

KBP-Pangasinan sets sportsfest for media practitioners

DAGUPAN CITY, June 15 (PIA) - The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilpinas (KBP)-Pangasinan chapter will hold anew a sports festival for media practitioners dubbed as “KBP Sportsfest 2017.” Mark Gemson Espinosa, chapter chairman, said this year’s event themed “Making friends, Building trus... Read more

FEATURE: PAMAG gives back to country of origin

FEATURE: PAMAG gives back to country of origin   DAGUPAN CITY, June 15 (PIA) - It’s about giving back to the country of origin.  It’s about nurturing the sick and giving aid to helpless countrymen and province mates.  It’s about helping without expecting nothing in return.  ... Read more