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BANNER: Paltog, balbala, nakumpiska iti balay ti sikio, drug surrenderees

VIGAN CITY – Lima a balay ti nagsasaganad a sinukisok ti kapolisan kas panangipakatda iti naing-inget pay a kampaniada a mangpugipog kadagiti mailemlemmeng a paltog ditoy probinsia. Iti panagsukisok nga inwayat dagiti nagtitipon a kameng ti PIB, Ilocos Sur PPSC ken San Ildefonso police station idi Septiembre 12 iti balay ni Dennis Abrigonday Navarro, 34, […]

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23 Ilocos Sur MSMEs undergo mentoring to become globally competent

by: Imelda C. Rivero VIGAN CITY, Aug. 30 (PIA) — To become globally competent, 23 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the province are now under mentoring and coaching by the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Kapatid Mentor Me Program, in partnership with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE). The program wants to help […]

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DA to hold climate change training workshop for Ilocos media

By April M. Montes-Bravo BANTAY, Ilocos Sur – The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Ilocos, in partnership with the Philippine Agricultural Journalists, Inc. (PAJ), will hold a seminar-workshop on climate change on September 21-23 at the Metro Vigan Fiesta Garden Hotel here. The workshop entitled “Mobilizing Science for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security: Engaging […]

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US provides unmanned aircraft system for AFP’s surveillance, reconnaissance support in Mindanao

MANILA – The United States has provided the Armed Forces of the Philippines an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) as additional support to the AFP’s counterterrorism surveillance and reconnaissance efforts in Mindanao. Compared to current surveillance platforms used in the region, the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has a longer flight duration which enables it […]

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P2.8M worth of dangerous drugs burned in La Union

By Miriam P. Aquino, PIA 1, La Union SAN FERNANDO CITY – Confiscated dangerous drugs with an estimated value of P2.8 million, based on the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB), were destroyed in a ceremonial burning recently at the Marangal Grandstand of the Camp Diego Silang, Carlatan, this city. According to Attorney Marvin O. Tavares, assistant […]

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Akusado iti 4 a kaso, ginandat a gudasen riding in tandem

BANTAY, Ilocos Sur – Di pay nabigbig dagiti nanggandat iti biag ti maysa nga akusado iti sumagmamano a kaso idi malem ti Septiembre 14. Ngem kitkitaen dagiti kapolisan ditoy no adda pakainaiganan ti pannakapaltog ni Sonny Boy Quibilan y Bibit, 34, naasawaan, ken residente iti Barangay Bonifacio, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur kadagiti sangsanguenna a kaso iti […]

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BANNER: Ilocos farmers press for P128/kilo tobacco price in tripartite confab

QUEZON CITY – More than 100 tobacco farmers from the Ilocos Region staged a protest to press for just price and favorable contract terms for their produce during the National Tobacco Tripartite Consultative Conference (NTTCC) held at the National Tobacco Administration office here on September 5-6 . The Solidarity of Peasants Against Exploitation (STOP Exploitation), […]

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Arnaiz slay an ‘overkill’- Poe

Senator Grace Poe today said the killing of teenager Carl Angelo Arnaiz was an “overkill,” as she reminded the police to be more cautious in their operations. Taking note of the findings of the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) and the Northern Police District (NPD) forensics team that the 19-year-old “Iskolar ng Bayan” may have been […]

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US gov’t commits P730-M relief, recovery assistance for Marawi

MANILA – The U.S. government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has committed approximately Php730 million ($14.3 million) in emergency relief and recovery assistance for communities affected by the ongoing conflict in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur and its surrounding areas, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim made the announcement today […]

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Army strives to end recruitment of child soldiers

BY: April M. Bravo, PIA Ilocos Sur SANTA CRUZ, Ilocos Sur — The 81st Infantry (Spartan) Battalion of the Philippine Army based here condemned the New People’s Army (NPA) for allegedly recruiting children for combat until now. A recent statement said that child warriors are being used by the NPA group: PLATUN South Ilocos Sur […]

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