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Provincial Government, 11 LGUs iti Ilocos Sur, napadayawan iti Seal of Good Local Governance

VIGAN CITY – Naindaklan a gapuanan dagiti mangidaulo ken agpapaay iti Provincial Government, iti Candon City ken Vigan City Government, ken dagiti siam a municipal government iti nagduduma nga ili ti Ilocos Sur iti panangpadayaw kadakuada ti Department of Interior and Local Government iti Seal of Good Local Governance. Inawat ni Governor Ryan Singson ti […]

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“Budong” and “sapit” still practiced in upland municipalities

VIGAN CITY – The cultural traditions of “budong” and “sapit” still form an integral role in the common laws of upland municipalities. This was revealed by two police officials during an interview in the cable tv program Ronda Probinsia- PNP Weekend Report aired over Iluko Heritage Channel 16. Police Senior Inspector Reynante Inong, Chief of […]

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Former Sinait vice mayor bats for new town market, encourages farmers to claim 10% RA 7171 funds

SINAIT, Ilocos Sur – Former Vice Mayor and Municipal Engineer Amador Macugay, who is running independently as vice mayor of this town, expressed his support for the municipal government’s plan of reviving the town’s project to transfer the old public market from its present site along the national highway to Barangay Barikir in order to […]

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First Provincial Tourism Awards to recognize pioneers in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY – The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) through the Ilocos Norte Tourism Office (INTO) and in cooperation with the Association of Tourism Officers of Ilocos Norte (ATOIN) will be conducting the 1st Provincial Tourism Awards as part of the Ilocos Norte Tourism Gala at the Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel on November 30. […]

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Three-time Palanca awardee picks e-readers over social media

MAKATI CITY – How does one develop the discipline to be a writer in this age of social media and blogs? For this three-time Palanca awardee, it has to do with choosing reading over spending time aimlessly scrolling on social media. If you ask his advice to aspiring writers today, it’s to own an e-reader […]

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I.Norte youth office opens registration for Sirib Leadership Camp

LAOAG CITY – The Ilocos Norte Youth Development Office (INYDO) is now accepting applications to join the Sirib Leadership Camp (SLC) Batch 7, tentatively scheduled this November 26 to December 2, 2018 at the Shalom Retreat House in Pasuquin. Each SLC batch is composed of advanced and basic campers: an estimated 100 graduates of the […]

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DTI develops prototype mobile app for business registration

MAKATI CITY – The government has developed a prototype that will allow new business registrants to apply for business permits using a mobile phone. “We are pleased to report that business registration at your fingertips will soon be a reality. A multidisciplinary team composed of private/public sector representatives from DTI, DICT, SEC, QC LGU, and […]

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DTI’s Go Lokal! Philippines: Great things come in threes – sustainability, responsibility, and creative livelihood

MANILA – This November, Go Lokal! Philippines will bring to Japan a range of lifestyle and fashion products from twenty-nine (29) social enterprises. From accent furniture, home décor to garments and fashion accessories, Go Lokal! Philippines will feature creations “born” in the Philippines, all hand crafted to blend the traditional beauty of Philippine materials with […]

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Top most wanted criminal in Santa, Ilocos Sur dies in shootout

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – The top most wanted person (MWP) in Santa, Ilocos Sur died in an armed confrontation in Barangay Manueva, Santa during the serving of a warrant of arrest in the evening of November 7, 2018. Police Chief Superintendent Romulo E. Sapitula, Regional Director of Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) identified […]

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BOC eases rules on duty and tax-free balikbayan boxes

MANILA CITY – The Bureau of Customs eases the guidelines in availing the duty and tax-free privilege of consolidated balikbayan boxes, this after the previous rules were met with criticisms from the overseas Filipino workers (OFW) community for the tedious requirements in availing the P150,000.00 duty and tax exemption privilege. Customs Memorandum Order (CMO) No. […]

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