Ilocos Norte state university gains 100% Bar passing rate

BATAC CITY, May 5 (PIA) – The Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) in this city has gained 100 percent passing rate in the recent 2016 Bar examinations.   The Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines on Wednesday released the result of the most coveted licensure examination after a special e... Read more

ASEAN@50 joins Bangus Festival in Dagupan 

DAGUPAN CITY, May 5 (PIA) -  The grand Bangus Festival in this city had a new attraction this year with the inclusion of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) projects in two festival activities.   The Philippine Information Agency (PIA), the information arm of the government d... Read more

Feature: Dinengdeng Festival, a symbolism of culture of Ilocano people

AGOO, La Union, May 4 (PIA) – Everyone will surely agree that fiestas in the Philippines bring smile to the faces not only of its townsfolk but also to the tourists and visitors that witness what a local festivity could bring as an experience.   On April 30, the local government unit of Ago... Read more

NAPOCOR, PSU partner for watershed protection

STA. MARIA, Pangasinan, May 4 (PIA) – The National Power Corporation through the San Roque Dam Watershed Management Team (SRDWMT) forges partnership with the school administrators of the Sta. Maria Campus of Pangasinan State University as part of their Earth Day celebration.   On April 28,... Read more

Feature Story: Army troopers bring health care to the people

STA. CRUZ, Ilocos Sur, May 3 (PIA) - Once again, a field unit of the Philippine Army (PA) has proven its humanitarian role by extending health care services to the people while providing safety and security to the populace in the countryside. Through the initiative of the army’s 81st Infantry ... Read more

Feature: ‘Pedya Kamp’ in Vigan binds children with disabilities and their volunteer guides

VIGAN CITY, May 3 (PIA) - "The Pedya Kamp is not only a 10-day period where children with disabilities are given the chance to enjoy various activities that normal kids do. It is also a chance for the children to bind and feel the warmth of care and love of their volunteer guides, " said Dr. Art Lib... Read more

Laoag City among top model cities in the Philippines

LAOAG CITY, May 3 (PIA) – The Laoag City is set to receive a recognition for being one of the Top 10 Model Cities of the Philippines, recognized by The Manila Times.   The Manila Times will stage a forum-cum-awards event on Philippine Model Cities, with the theme, “Beyond the Most Livable... Read more

Feature: Neglected, abused girls find hope at ‘Home for the Girls’

AGOO, La Union, May 2 (PIA) – Before having breakfast at six a.m., girls either perform self-care activities, do the laundry, or cook breakfast.  After eating lunch, they accomplish other chores then attend an hour of functional literacy activities.  Afternoon session include practical skills de... Read more

Eco-Cultural Heritage Caravan taps media, bloggers in culture and arts promotion

SAN FERNANDO CITY, May 2 (PIA) – From April 26 to 29, an on-site immersion to the tangible culture, arts, and heritage sites tapped media practitioners and social network bloggers in promoting four regional heritage destinations: Regions I, II, III, and CAR. The activity dubbed as “Cultural H... Read more

DOH official leads the groundbreaking of La Union drug rehab center

SAN FERNANDO CITY, May 2 (PIA) -  The groundbreaking of the P50-million drug treatment and rehabilitation center in La Union was led by the provincial government and the Department of Health last Friday.   The facility, which will rise beside the Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center (... Read more

Bauang town highlights beach activities in 'Kalgaw’ Fest

BAUANG, La Union, May 1  (PIA) – On its third year, Bauang town continues to gather both tourists and locals alike to enjoy their coastal areas and beach activities. Their summer season, Bauang’s sports festival now coined ‘Kalgaw’ (summer) Festival has been one of the local tourism offi... Read more

Ilocano Feature Story: Produkto ti MSME’s iti Ilocos Norte, mailaklako iti QC

LAOAG CITY, Abril 30 (PIA) - - Maysa manen a programa ti isaysayangkat ti gobierno ti Ilocos Norte tapno mapapigsa ti pannakailako kadagiti naduma-duma a produkto ti Micro and Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) iti probinsia. Naawagan daytoy a programa ti “Producer to Consumer Program,” a nagpi... Read more

Ilocano News: Grupo ti ubbing nga Ilokano a kumakanta iti Canada, nagpabuya iti Ilocos Sur

SAN JUAN, Ilocos Sur, Abril 29 (PIA) - - Nagpabuya itay nabiit ti grupo ti ubbing nga Ilokano a kumakanta manipud Canada ditoy tapno makaurnongda ti makaanay a pundo a maiwaras kadagiti napanglaw ken masaksakit. Dinarup dagiti umili ti gymnasium ti ili ti San Juan idi Abril 20, 2017 tapno mapanda... Read more

Ilocano News: Kooperatiba iti Ilocos Norte, mapapigsa

LAOAG CITY, Abril 29 (PIA) - - Ad-adda pay a mapigsa dagiti kooperatiba iti Ilocos Norte babaen ti tulong ti lokal a gobierno iti baet a kabaelanen dagiti kameng nga iwanwan ti bukodda nga organisasion ditoy. Daytoy ti impanamnama ni Domingo Ambrocio, agdama a presidente ti Philippine Councilor... Read more

Ilocano Feature: Agtutubo agtignay para iti nadur-as nga Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, Abril 26 (PIA) - - Nakiddaw nga agtignay amin nga agtutubo para iti nadur-as a masakbayan ti Ilocos Norte. Daytoy ti kangrunaan a waragawag dagiti dadaulo ti Sirib Ilokano Kabataan Association (SIKA) kabayatan ti selebrasion ti maikatlo nga anibersario ti grupo dagiti agtutubo itay n... Read more