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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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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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MOTHER AND CHILD BRIGADE

MOTHER AND CHILD BRIGADE. A child patiently waits for her mother as the latter responds to the call of the Department of Education for parents to participate in the annual Brigada Eskwela, where the DepEd teachers, parents and volunteer workers gather together for week-long activities to prepare the school for the next school year. The […]

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PONTIFICAL CORONATION OF LA VIRGEN MILAGROSA

PONTIFICAL CORONATION OF LA VIRGEN MILAGROSA. The Pontifical Coronation of La Virgen Milagrosa, patron saint of Ilocos Norte, highlighted the province’s month-long fiesta on May 31, 2018, at the St. John the Baptist Church, Badoc. Popularly known as La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc, Puon ti Ragsakmi (Cause of our Joy), the Coronation of the Blessed […]

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BALANGAYS RETURN HOME AFTER 22 DAYS AT SEA

BALANGAYS RETURN HOME AFTER 22 DAYS AT SEA. After twenty-two days at sea sailing from the Philippines to China and back, three replicas of ancient wooden boats called balangays returned home last May 19, 2018 docking at Poro Point in San Fernando, La Union. The boats were manned by a crew of 32 Filipinos and […]

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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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