La Union launches first eco- trail adventure run

BACNOTAN, La Union, March 6 (PIA) - A group of businessmen in La Union has successfully launched the first eco-trail adventure race on Saturday highlighting the pristine view of Bacnotan town’s Baroro River and its headstream Tangadan Falls at Barangay Duplas in San Gabriel. Cesar Ocampo, race ... Read more

Ilocos Norte stages ‘Women’s Trade Fair’

LAOAG CITY, March 6 (PIA) – The Gender and Development (GAD) office in Ilocos Norte is currently hosting a “Women’s Trade Fair” that features women entrepreneurs in the province in celebration of the National Women’s Month this year.   The activity, which is one of the highlights f... Read more

Bloodletting activity kicks off Fire Prevention Month in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, March 6 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Ilocos Norte kicked off the Fire Prevention Month celebration through a bloodletting activity on March 1.   Dubbed as “Dugong Bombero, Dugtong Buhay Mo,” the activity gathered the fire officers and the police personnel i... Read more

Guling-guling street dance contest features Ilocos Norte festivals

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, March 6 (PIA) - The annual celebration of Guling-guling, one of the oldest fiestas in Region 1, featured festivals of four towns and a city in Ilocos Norte in an open category of the street dance competition last February 28.   Bringing a new twist to an extravagant showc... Read more

Phil Marines roll recruitment program in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY, March 3 (PIA) - More young men will soon join the uniformed service as the Philippine Marine Corps rolls out its mobile recruitment program in Pangasinan. Capt. Romelito Macaraig, officer-in-charge of the Recruitment Division of the Philippine Marines, said the mobile recruitment is... Read more

La Union’s 167th anniversary highlights agri-tourism as unity in governance

SAN FERNANDO CITY, March 3 – La Union officials led by Governor Francisco Emmanuel R. Ortega III signified their support and unity in implementing programs for good governance, economic progress through agri-tourism, and healthy environment. Such commitment was presented in an audio-visual pres... Read more

172 students turned tourist aids in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, March 3 (PIA) – A total of 172 tourist aids received their compensation from the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) as part of the holiday employment program of the tourism office.   These employees are students from the different schools in the province who served as ... Read more

107 Hired-on-the-Spot in La Union Mega Jobs Fair 2017

SAN FERNANDO CITY, March 3 (PIA) – One hundred seven individuals from La Union and nearby provinces successfully landed employment after joining the La Union Mega Jobs Fair organized recently by the provincial government through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO).   According to PE... Read more

Tagalog News: PNP Ikakasa ang Pinaigting na Seguridad para sa R1AA 2017

BANTAY, Ilocos Sur, Marso 2 (PIA) - - Ikakasa ang lokal na kapulisan ang pinaigting na seguridad para masigurado ang mapayapang anim na araw na paligsahan na gagawin ng Region 1 Athletic Association (R1AA) na magsimula sa Biyernes dito sa President Elpidio Quirino Stadium. Ayon kay Senior Superin... Read more

SMEs showcases local products in national market

LAOAG CITY, March 1 (PIA) – Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ilocos Norte have gained potential market of local food and agriculture products.   In a partnership forged between the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) and Quezon City Government in Metro Manila, local entrepren... Read more

NGCP towers made more disaster resilient

LAOAG CITY, March 1 (PIA) – Transmission facilities of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) are now made more disaster resilient to stand through calamities.   Lilibeth Gaydowen, NGCP’s regional communications and public affairs officer, said that newly-built transmissi... Read more

FEATURE: Salt industry in Pangasinan: More than business, it’s a family enterprise

DASOL, Pangasinan, March 1 (PIA) - Travelling from the big city in Manila going up north, one would undoubtedly pass through the northern gate of Region I - the province of Pangasinan.   The thickly populated province of Pangasinan, with 2.65 million residents, derived its name from salt or ... Read more

3 NPA rebels yield to army troopers in Ilocos

SAN FERNANDO CITY, March 1 (PIA) - Three members of the New People’s Army (NPA), an amazon and two regular rebels, yielded to the Philippine Army after negotiations were made between the authorities and the rebels’ relatives in Sta. Cruz, Ilocos Sur. Lieutenant Colonel Eugenio Julio C Osias ... Read more

New PRO1 chief vows to continue reform, programs of predecessor

SAN FERNANDO CITY, March 1 (PIA) – Newly-installed Police Regional 1 officer-in-charge Chief Supt. Charlo C. Collado vowed to continue the good work of his predecessor, Chief Supt. Gregorio R. Pimentel.   As the deputy chief of the Regional Intelligence Division under retired Gen. Arturo C.... Read more

News Feature:  Product technology training inspires San Fernando City residents to compete in in the world market

SAN FERNANDO CITY, March 1 (PIA) -  For Manang Ofelia M. Malaga, 63, the conduct of technology training and seminars by various government agencies is necessary to inspire the villagers to produce quality products to meet the demand of local and foreign consumers.   Manang Ofelia, the curren... Read more