BOUNTIFUL LASONA HARVEST

BOUNTIFUL LASONA HARVEST. Bundles of lasona (shallots) on display during the previous Kannawidan Festival belie the declining production of this Ilocano product due to stiff competition from imported onions. Rep. Deogracias Victor Savellano of the… Read more »

FREE MEDICAL CHECK-UP FOR LOCAL VETERANS

FREE MEDICAL CHECK-UP FOR LOCAL VETERANS. The Provincial Government of Pangasinan, through the Provincial Health Office (PHO) headed by Dr. Maria Anna Teresa De Guzman (woman using stethoscope in inset photos), holds a medical mission… Read more »

Rizal Day

Rizal Day

RIZAL DAY CELEBRATION. The Philippines annually celebrates the death anniversary of the national hero, Jose Rizal, with wreath-laying ceremonies in various parks and monuments throughout the country to remember Rizal’s great love for country that… Read more »

A MOST HUMBLE BIRTH. The simple nativity scene near the west entrance of the St. Paul church in Vigan City commemorates the humble birth of Jesus Christ in a cave in Bethlehem with only the shepherds and wise men bearing witness, quietly reminding us to slow down and turn away from the consumerism and excess that now pervades the celebration of the season. (photo by Jasper Espejo)

A MOST HUMBLE BIRTH

The simple nativity scene near the west entrance of the St. Paul church in Vigan City commemorates the humble birth of Jesus Christ in a cave in Bethlehem with only the shepherds and wise men… Read more »

PHOTO: One of the Spanish colonial houses damaged by Typhoon Ompong. (photo by Jasper Allibang Espejo)

ENDANGERED HERITAGE

ENDANGERED HERITAGE. Vigan City’s standing as a World Heritage Site is in peril according to architect-conservationist and Sangguniang Panglunsod Member Rey Florentino if the Spanish colonial buildings within the city were destroyed by calamity like… Read more »