PRC offers mobile services to professionals in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY, January 5 (PIA) – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)-Baguio Regional Office will again deliver its services closer to professionals in Pangasinan through its mobile outreach services set for this month. The mobile outreach service called “Araw ng Propesyonal” intends t... Read more

Ilocos Sur barangay health workers now provide blood pressure monitoring

VIGAN CITY, Jan. 5 (PIA) – The provincial government has provided barangay health workers with a blood pressure apparatus complete with training on how it is used to better respond to residents' health needs. Zenaida Pulido, BHW president, said the apparatus was distributed last month and has... Read more

Young artists focus on Ilocos heritage sites as art pieces

LAOAG CITY, Jan. 5 (PIA) – Once a month, a group of young painters and sketchers here goes outdoors and create their pieces out of heritage and tourism sites around Ilocos Norte. Khervin John Gallandez, 23, of Likhang Sining Group of artists in Ilocos Norte, initiated the monthly gathering of loc... Read more

FEATURE: In San Fernando City, tighter smoking ban now in effect

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Jan. 5 (PIA) – This city has started implementing a firmer policy against public smoking adding to a growing number of local governments in La Union that eyes smoke-free zones. Last December 19, City Ordinance No. 2014-02 or the smoke-free ordinance took effect repealing a simi... Read more

Harsher ban on public smoking takes effect in San Fernando City

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Jan. 4 (PIA) - This city has joined the list of growing local governments that banned public smoking with its new anti-smoke ordinance that took effect last December 19. Government policies against public smoking find their origin in at least four laws: R.A. 8749 or the Clean Air... Read more

Malacanang bares regular and special holidays for 2016

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 4 (PIA) – President Benigno S. Aquino III issued Proclamation No. 1105 declaring the national holidays to be observed in 2016 to allow the businessmen, various offices, both public and private, and schools to plan their activities. The regular holidays and special non-working d... Read more

10-hour power outage in Urdaneta City, 7 Pangasinan towns on January 6

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 4 (PIA) – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a 10-hour power outage in seven towns and including Urdaneta City in Pangasinan on Wednesday, January 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The scheduled power interruption will affect the towns of San Manuel, Binalona... Read more

Ilocos Norte records show more Ilocanos now with jobs

LAOAG CITY, January 4 (PIA) – Employment rate in Ilocos Norte has risen to 35 percent in a five-year period from only three percent in 2010, the provincial Public Employment Services Office (PESO) said. According to Provincial PESO Officer-in-charge Lizette Bitancor, the conduct of various job fa... Read more

Pag-IBIG to employers: Use electronic payment, collection facility

URDANETA CITY, Pangasinan, Jan. 3 (PIA) – The Home Development Mutual Fund or Pag-IBIG Fund has informed all employers in Pangasinan that remittance of membership contributions and loan payments using the electronic system of the Fund’s partner-banks is now mandatory. Crisente Cayabyab, assista... Read more

SSS relocates three branches in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 2 (PIA) – To provide larger space for service facilities and transacting clients, the Social Security System (SSS) has relocated its three branches in the cities of Alaminos, Dagupan and Urdaneta. Jossie Magana, SSS senior vice president for Luzon Operations Group, said that th... Read more

KBP-Pangasinan lauds partners in providing services

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 1 (PIA) – The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP)-Pangasinan chapter has recognized individuals and organizations which served as its partners in providing services to Pangasinenses. Media partners, government agencies and local government units were given their cert... Read more