EDITORIAL STAFF: JASPER A. ESPEJO, Editor in Chief; ROSE A. ESPEJO, Circulation Manager; COUNCILOR ROY R. TRINIDAD, Advertising Manager; JOBERT M. PACNIS, EDEN A. ALVIAR, EDWARD B. ANTONIO, Contributing Writers; JASPER A. ESPEJO, Webmaster

The Tawid News Magazine with Editorial and Business Office at Rivero St., Cuta, Vigan, Ilocos Sur, is published weekly in English, Filipino and Iluko and circulated in Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, La Union, Pangasinan and the Cordillera Administrative Region and can also be accessed at

Tawid News Magazine welcomes contributions for publication, including properly captioned photographs. Manuscripts submitted must be typewritten, or encoded in Times New Roman, size 12, double spaced in 8 x 11 1/2 size coupon bond. The Editors reserve the right to reject or abridge articles submitted in keeping with editorial policy and space. Except the editorial, the opinions expressed herein are those of the writers and contributors and do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher.

Send articles with stamped and self-addressed envelope to the Editor: Tawid News Magazine, Rivero St., Brgy. 9, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. Email Address: [email protected]. Website: For your advertising needs, call: 0916 300 2969, 0922 810 9420 or 077 604 4830.