Ilocos Norte gears up for upcoming provincial fiesta

LAOAG CITY, April 27 (PIA) – A series of exciting activities are lined up in Ilocos Norte as it is set to celebrate its provincial fiesta.   With Ilocos Norte as a recognized tourism hub among stakeholders and tourists, the tourism office of the province has prepared events in celebration o... Read more

Bacnotan town brings local government services to grassroots   

BACNOTAN, La Union, April 26 (PIA) – The Bacnotan People’s Caravan called “Dur-as ti Barangay Umay mi Idar-ay” (We bring progress at your doorstep) or simply the Dur-As program of the local government of this town seeks to benefit all the residents from the 47 barangays.   Mayor Franc... Read more

GUMIL Filipinas kicks off golden anniversary countdown

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 26 (PIA) - Ilocano writers all over the Philippines kicked off the golden anniversary countdown of GUMIL Filipinas (Gunglo dagiti Mannurat nga Ilokano iti Filipinas) or Ilokano Writers Association of the Philippines during the group’s 49th national convention at the Union ... Read more

La Union bolsters Ilokano language, culture

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 26 (PIA) – To further promote and protect the Ilokano language and culture, the La Union Council for Language and Culture (LUCLC) was reorganized Tuesday at the Provincial Capitol.   Present were representatives from the provincial government, academe, national gove... Read more

Ilocano News: Iti Ilocos Norte, pannakatarimaan ti SFR kontra tikag, maipatpatungpal

LAOAG CITY, Abril 26 (PIA) - - Madama nga ipatpatungpal ti gobierno ti Ilocos Norte ti pannakatarimaan kadagiti Small Farm Reservoir (SFR) wenno bubon tapno adda makaanay a paggapuan ti pagpadanum kadagiti mula iti kataltalonan kabayatan ti mapaspasaran a kinabara ti panawen. Segun kenni Luz Orta... Read more

La Union implements 4-day workweek

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 26 (PIA) – This year, offices under the provincial government of La Union have adopted a four-day workweek scheme which started April 17 and will end on June 2. Said memorandum order was issued by Governor Francisco “Pacoy” Ortega III last April 6. “Work hours ... Read more

Bacnotan town all set for 9th ‘DIRO Festival’

BACNOTAN, La Union, April 25 (PIA) – The municipality of Bacnotan in La Union is now set to celebrate its 9th “DIRO” Festival 2017 scheduled on May 1 to 8.   Bacnotan Mayor Francisco Angelito L. Fontanilla said that “this year’s festivity will be a fun-packed event coupled with a va... Read more

Sen. Gatchalian urges support on Competitive Energy Procurement

LAOAG CITY, April 25 (PIA) – As the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian laid down the intention of the legislators on a reasonable power procurement through the Competitive Selection Process (CSP).   This is the highlight in the training-workshop named as ... Read more

NCCA-PIA, media to join in Eco-Cultural Heritage Caravan

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) – An experiential learning visit to the tangible culture, arts, and heritage sites in Regions I, II, III and CAR will commence on April 26 in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.   Dubbed as "Eco-Cultural Heritage Caravan," the on-site immersion aims to create awarene... Read more

DAR pushes for passage of Agrarian Reform Bill

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) – The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) is pushing for the passage of a new agrarian reform law that seeks to defend and assert the rights of farmers.   In the recent four-day live-in Nationwide Communication Performance and Planning Workshop of the DAR i... Read more

PBA legends bolster Ilocos Sur’s sports development program

STO. DOMINGO, Ilocos Sur, April 24 (PIA) -  Legends of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) once again demonstrated their hard-court power as they graced recently the formal opening of this year’s Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Singson’s Cup at the People’s Coliseum here. The visiting sea... Read more

RTWPB I all set for ‘Productivity Olympics’

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) – It is all systems go for the national competition for the best productivity practices of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) coordinated by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-I (RTWPB-1) here. The Productivity Olympics is aimed on in... Read more

Emergency incidents on Holy Week drop this year- RDRRMC-1

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) – The observance of Holy Week was more peaceful this year, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) in Ilocos reported.   Regional Director Melchito M. Castro of the Office of Civil Defense in Region 1, also RDRRMC-1 chairperson,... Read more

‘Bayan ko, Linis ko’ marks Earth Day in Region 1

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 24 (PIA) - All local government units (LGUs) in Region 1 marked the observance of Earth Day on Saturday through the conduct of a massive clean-up drive dubbed as “Bayan Ko, Linis Ko.” Ma. Victoria V. Abrera, regional director of the Environment Management Bureau (EMB... Read more

Ilocano News: Iti Ilocos Norte, panagpatrolia kontra uram iti kabanbantayan, maisaysayangkat

LAOAG CITY, Abril 22 (PIA) -  - Maisaysayangkat ti nainget a panagpatrolia dagiti kameng ti Barangay Ranger Officers (BRO) ken opisiales ti barangay kadagiti kabanbantayan iti Ilocos Norte tapno malapdan ti panagraira ti uram ita a kabara ti panawen. Segun kenni Estrella “baby” Sacro, agdama... Read more