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LEGISLATIVE AWARENESS WEEK

LEGISLATIVE AWARENESS WEEK. The province of Ilocos Sur held the first Legislative Awareness Week last July 9 to 13 to celebrate how the Sangguniang Panlalawigan has been working hard towards an improved life of every resident of Ilocos Sur according to Vice Gov. Jeremias C. Singson. The second State of the Legislative Department Address was […]

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RALLY VS DAM PROJECT IN ILOCOS SUR

RALLY VS DAM PROJECT IN ILOCOS SUR. Members from different sectors staged a march-rally infront of the Provincial Capitol in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur last June 26, 2018 to protest a planned construction of an 89-meter high dam in Salcedo, Ilocos Sur. Residents of affected towns are worried about possible flooding during rainy season, the […]

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FREE CALLS TO LOCAL EMERGENCY HOTLINE

FREE CALLS TO LOCAL EMERGENCY HOTLINE. The public will soon be able to avail free calls to the Provincial Incident Response Management 911 in case of emergencies. The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte launched the service as a centralized hotline for rapid response to accidents and other emergency situations. PIRM 911 operates 24/7 with phone […]

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“GAMIT PANG-ESKWELA, HATID AY SAYA”

“GAMIT PANG-ESKWELA, HATID AY SAYA”. Students from Alangan Elementary School in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur were all smiles when they received the school bags filled with school supplies from DPWH Ilocos Sur 1st District Engineering Office, headed by District Engineer Reynaldo S. Organo. The said activity is a nationwide project of District Engineers League of the […]

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CRAFT AS WOMEN’S ART: PHOTOGRAPHS BY GEORGE TAPAN

The National Museum Ilocos Region Complex in Vigan City is featuring the 30 photographs of master travel photographer George Tapan. The exhibit features indigenous women of the Philippines gathered from Tapan’s travels all over the country in more than fifty years. The exhibit is ongoing until September 23, 2018. (photo by Imelda C Rivero)

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BANNER PHOTO: DANCING FOUNTAIN

DANCING FOUNTAIN. The dancing fountain in Plaza Salcedo, a favorite among tourists visiting Vigan City, remains non-operational after a lightning storm last June 23 caused an error in the programmable logic controller, the computerized “brain” that orchestrates the fountain movement, music and lights.  The South Korean company that built the fountain has assured the local […]

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73RD ANNIVERSARY OF BATTLE OF BESSANG PASS

73RD ANNIVERSARY OF BATTLE OF BESSANG PASS. The historic Battle of Bessang Pass between Filipino guerrillas vs. the mighty Japanese Imperial Army in WWII was commemorated in a ceremony led by the provincial government of Ilocos Sur and the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office last June 14, 2018 at the site where the battle occurred 73 […]

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INDEPENDENCE DAY

INDEPENDENCE DAY. The province of Ilocos Sur is one with the nation in the observance of the 120th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence last June 12, 2018.  The celebration started with a mass at the Saint Paul Metropolitan Cathedral in Vigan City, followed by a short program and the ceremonial laying of wreath […]

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