Region 1 tourism advocates, business proprietors offer products and services in NLEX trade fair

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 30 (PIA) – Various tourism advocates and business proprietors in Region 1 participated in a trade fair conducted at Glorietta Mall in Ayala, Makati City on July 21-23. The trade fair dubbed as Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) ‘Tara Na Sa Norte’ Tourism & Travel Fair... Read more

Info officers, media turn PWD advocates

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 28 (PIA) – Thirty government information officers and media practitioners in Ilocos region turned Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) advocates after undergoing a Basic Sign Language Training on Tuesday, July 25 at the Dacanay Hall, City Hall, here. The training, spearhead... Read more

Feature: Enhancing economic growth, MSMEs through DTI’s KMME program

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 28 (PIA) – “Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises are the “backbone, lifeblood, and the drivers of the economy,” Provincial Director Daria C. Mingaracal of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) - La Union shared. With the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ... Read more

Dagupan City to participate in the ASEAN 50th anniversary celeb

DAGUPAN CITY, July 28 (PIA) - As the Philippines prepares for the 50th grand anniversary celebration of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), several local government units are also gearing up to participate in the golden event.    “As part of the grand celebration of ASEAN... Read more

Pangasinense volunteers run for Red Cross humanitarian challenge

URDANETA CITY, July 28 (PIA) - Some 4,000 youth and adult volunteers raced their way to help save lives in the latest Red Cross humanitarian challenge staged here.   Florame Magalong, chapter administrator of the Philippine Red Cross-Pangasinan Chapter, said the nationwide Million Volunteer R... Read more

Pangasinan farmers, fisherfolks oriented on ASEAN benefits

STA. BARBARA, Pangasinan, July 28 (PIA) - As the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit on August 8 is nearing, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) intensified its advocacy campaign to help promote awareness on the ASEAN.   Farmers, fisherfolk, irrigators, and women’s gr... Read more

Region 1 semi-finalists for the CSC honor awards bared

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 27 (PIA) – A total of five individuals and two groups in Ilocos region qualified as semi-finalists for the 2017 Search for Outstanding Government Workers of the Civil Service Commission (CSC). Among those selected for the semi-final round for the Presidential Lingkod Ba... Read more

FEATURE:  Former scholar encourages Ilocos Sur youth to grab DOST scholarships

VIGAN CITY, July 27 (PIA) – With a scholarship given by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Donna Flores of Barangay Paing, Bantay town landed a job nine months after graduation.   As the best testimony of the DOST scholarship, Flores was sent by the DOST- Ilocos Sur to talk o... Read more

Feature: City mayor honors students with special needs as God’s gift

LAOAG CITY, July 27 (PIA) – With tearful eyes and cracking voice, Laoag City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas remained calm as she honored the students with special needs as God’s gift during the nationwide celebration of National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) week. Fariñas champio... Read more

Ilocos Norte school conducts first GAD training

BANNA, Ilocos Norte, July 27 (PIA) – The Banna National High School (BNHS) in this province recently conducted their first Gender and Development (GAD) training to strengthen relationship among employees as well as to accomplish the vision of education and trainings.   Principal Jennifer C... Read more

Ilocos Sur seeks PIA’s help to promote bicentennial celeb

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 27 (PIA) - The provincial government of Ilocos Sur is seeking the assistance of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Region 1 for the promotion of its “Intayon 2018” campaign in preparation for the grand celebration of the bicentennial foundation anniversary of the pro... Read more

FEATURE: Youth forum, fashion show:  raising awareness on ASEAN to Pangasinenses

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, July 27 (PIA) – A people-oriented and people-centered ASEAN; peace and stability in the region; maritime security and cooperation; inclusive and innovation-led growth; resiliency; a model of regionalism, and a global player- these are the thematic priorities and vision of AS... Read more

AFP, PNP reaffirm La Union as insurgency-free province

SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 27 (PIA) -  High-ranking officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the police in Northern Luzon have reaffirmed the status of La Union as insurgency-free province during the recent second quarter meeting of the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) in Dieg... Read more

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