DOH launches health channel in Ilocos Norte

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, June 14 (PIA) – Through the Health Promotion and Communication Service (HPCS) under the Department of Health (DOH), a health channel program was recently launched here. The Health TV is an innovation of the DOH to promote and communicate various health programs and se... Read more

Agrarian Reform Justice on Wheels rolling soon

URDANETA CITY, June 14 (PIA) - Just when people thought only those behind bars are being catered to by justice on wheels, another intervention will soon be rolling, this time for matters of agrarian reform.    The Agrarian Reform Justice on Wheels (ARJOW) is much like the concept of the arb... Read more

Local bookstore in Laoag City boosts arts industry in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, June 14 (PIA) – A local bookstore in Laoag City heightens strong appreciation among locals and boosts arts industry in Ilocos Norte.   The Samtoy Books, a homegrown art haven in the province, provides an avenue for the locals to engage in arts and culture through workshops, trai... Read more

DAR distributes land titles to 470 Pangasinan farmers

URDANETA CITY, June 14 (PIA) - The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) distributed land titles to 470 Pangasinense farm tillers and workers in time for the Farmers Festival in celebration of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP ) anniversary.   On June 8, Secretary Rafael ‘Ka Pa... Read more

Malacañang declares June 19 as special non-working day in Laoag City

LAOAG CITY, June 14 – Another long weekend is about to come for the people in Laoag City as the Office of the President in Malacañang has declared June 19 as a special non-working day.   This is in celebration of the city’s 52nd Charter Day anniversary.   Executive Secretary Salva... Read more

2 NPA rebels yield to army troopers in Ilocos

SANTA CRUZ, Ilocos Sur, June 14 (PIA) - After fruitful negotiations, the soldiers belonging to the army’s 81st Infantry Battalion successfully convinced the two ranking members of the New People’s Army (NPA) to surrender to the government last week.    Lt. Col. Eugenio Julio C. Osias IV, co... Read more

44 hired on the spot in La Union Kalayaan  jobs fair

SAN FERNANDO CITY, June 12 (PIA) -  A total of 5,433 jobs and entrepreneurship orientation were made available to hundreds of jobseekers who participated in today’s “Kalayaan 2017 Trabaho, Negosyo, Pangkabuhayan Job and Business Fair.” The activity at Manna Mall here, spearheaded by the De... Read more

Feature: MMSU Summa Cum Laude: A silent woman with a loud victory

Batac City, June 6 (PIA) – For some, graduation day is a special day but for a summa cum laude graduate, it is a history.   Aira Cassandra Castro, led the batch of graduates of Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) this year with the highest degree of honor- summa cum laude with a general ... Read more

1,180 join ‘Kalayaan Day’ job and biz fair; 322 hired on the spot in Pangasinan

URDANETA CITY, June 13 (PIA) – More than 1,000 jobseekers in Pangasinenses gathered in a “Kalayaan Day” job and business fairs held in two venues in Pangasinan on June 12. The job fairs, conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in partnership with the Department of Trade a... Read more

DFA-Ilocos marks the observance of 119th Philippine Independence Day

SAN FERNANDO CITY, June 13 (PIA) - The regional consular office of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in La Union convened the regional heads and representatives of all government agencies on Friday for the observance of the 119th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence Day.... Read more

Town mayor in Ilocos Norte appeals for peace on Freedom Day rite

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, June 13 (PIA) – A town mayor in Ilocos Norte calls for peace for the nation during the flag-raising ceremony in observance of the 119th celebration of Independence Day on Monday.     Mayor Jessie Galano of Paoay, Ilocos Norte appealed to his fellow public servants to ... Read more

Feature: Family shows patriotism during Independence Day celebration in La Union

SAN FERNANDO CITY, June 13 (PIA) — Every twelfth of June for the past three years, the Orpilla family of San Fernando City silently joins the celebration of Independence Day in front of the City Hall.   In 2016, couple Christopher and Dianne along with their three boys namely Abbe, 7, Cale... Read more

Jobseekers flock to Kalayaan Day job fair in Dagupan

DAGUPAN CITY, June 12 (PIA) - Hundreds of job aspirants flocked to the job fair in this city organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in observance of the 119th Philippine Independence.   Engracio Bailon, branch manager of the DOLE-Central Pangasinan, said as of 12 noon, mor... Read more

Ilocos Norte exec lauds national government’s feat for freedom

LAOAG CITY, June 12 (PIA) – A local executive of Ilocos Norte lauded the present administration’s leadership in maintaining and preserving peace and order in the country, whilst the challenges it is currently facing.   Vice Governor Angelo Marcos Barba shared this commendation in his spee... Read more

‘Cry of Candon’ cited anew in the 119th Independence Day rite

CANDON CITY, June 12 (PIA) -  The people of Candon cited the value of “Cry of Candon” (Ikkis ti Candon) as they joined the nation in celebrating the 119th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence on Monday here. Candon City Mayor Ericson G. Singson said that the annual cele... Read more