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BANNER PHOTO: GENERALLY PEACEFUL BARANGAY AND SK ELECTIONS

GENERALLY PEACEFUL BARANGAY AND SK ELECTIONS. The Commission on Elections Ilocos Sur and the Ilocos Sur Police Provincial Office reported that the recently concluded Barangay and SK Elections held last May 14, 2018 in the province were generally peaceful. The only exceptions were some reported cases of vote buying and heated arguments between a few […]

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DOST SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CARAVAN

DOST SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CARAVAN. The Department of Science and Technology held a caravan at the Sinait National High School last May 9-11, 2018 where resource persons talked about new technology solutions to production problems faced by local farmers, MSMEs, manufacturers and the general public. Manufacturing technology, product preservation, testing and calibration and technical problems […]

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BANNER PHOTO: DON’T RAIN ON MY PARADE

DON’T RAIN ON MY PARADE. A sudden rain in the afternoon of May 5 did not dampen the spirit of these kids who were about to perform during the Binatbatan Streetdancing Parade along Crisologo Street here in Vigan City. They took cover beneath the small umbrella of a concerned tourist and the overhanging roofs of […]

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BANNER PHOTO: BINATBATAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018

BINATBATAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2018. A luxurious garden appears to have grown and bloomed overnight at the parking lot behind the Vigan Convention Center. The ornamental and flowering plants are just few of the products on sale in this year’s Binatbatan Food and Trade Fair which opened last April 28 and will last until […]

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PRES. DUTERTE OPENS 2018 PALARONG PAMBANSA

PRES. DUTERTE OPENS 2018 PALARONG PAMBANSA. President Rodrigo R. Duterte delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa held at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, last April 15, 2018. He emphasized the importance of the Palarong Pambansa as a training ground for future leaders and nation builders […]

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The first finishers of the K-12 DepEd program from Zamboanga Peninsula

Photo taken from the Facebook profile of Vigan Central School Principal, Mrs. Editha Bagcal.

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QUIRINO STADIUM

QUIRINO STADIUM gets a facelift ahead of the start of the Palarong Pambansa 2018. The Stadium in Bantay town will be the venue of the opening on March 15 at 3:00 PM while the sports competitions will be held in various barangays in Vigan City. (photo by Imelda C Rivero/PIA Ilocos Sur)

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HOLY THURSDAY ALONG CRISOLOGO STREET

HOLY THURSDAY ALONG CRISOLOGO STREET. The main street of the Heritage Village of Vigan swelled with tourists both local and foreign during the Holy Week holidays from March 28 to April 1. Scores of people were seen enjoying meals in the local restaurants, like this one in front of Cafe Leona, buying in the gift […]

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TAWID NEWS MAGAZINE HANDS OVER NEWS ARCHIVES TO PROVINCIAL LIBRARY

TAWID NEWS MAGAZINE HANDS OVER NEWS ARCHIVES TO PROVINCIAL LIBRARY. Mrs. Rose Espejo, widow of Tawid News Magazine’s founder, the late Salvador Espejo, handed over copies of Tawid News Magazine dating back from year 2006 to 2017 to Mrs. Rosie Querubin, Librarian-in-Charge of the Ilocos Sur Provincial Library. Mrs. Espejo hopes that the publications will […]

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BANNER PHOTO: Women’s Day “One Billion Rising” Dance

Women’s Day “One Billion Rising” Dance.  Comelec Ilocos Sur, in cooperation with the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur and Vigan City Government, led the Women’s Day “One Billion Rising” Dance at the President Elpidio Quirino stadium in Bantay town on March 8, 2018 to raise awareness of the exploitation against women and girls, and to […]

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