SEMANA SANTA

SEMANA SANTA. Young men endure the heat of midday as they wheel a carroza portraying the crucifixion of Jesus to the church of St. Paul in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur in this file photo taken… Read more »

BATANES IDYLL

BATANES IDYLL. Monique Espejo Torina, granddaughter of Tawid News founder Salvador Espejo, reads a book she found at the “Little Free Library,” a book-swapping station built by the side of a traditional Ivatan house in… Read more »

WALK FOR PEACE

WALK FOR PEACE. Taking a break from their “word war” over social media and radio, former Ilocos Sur governor Luis “Chavit” Singson and ex-mayor of Narvacan Edgardo Zaragoza, opposing candidates for the mayorship of Narvacan,… Read more »

MOCK ELECTION. Atty. Marino Salas (in white shirt), Ilocos Sur Provincial Election Officer of the Commission on Elections witnesses the mock election and testing of vote counting machine for the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) poll volunteers. Over 200 PPCRV volunteers took part in the training held at Aula de Caridad, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur on Mar. 23, 2019. The training was was also attended by Rev. Fr. Danilo Martinez, Archdiocesan Director of Social Action Commission. (photo by Eden A. Alviar)

MOCK ELECTION

MOCK ELECTION. Atty. Marino Salas (in white shirt), Ilocos Sur Provincial Election Officer of the Commission on Elections witnesses the mock election and testing of vote counting machine for the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible… Read more »

APAD ILOCOS LAUNCHING

APAD ILOCOS LAUNCHING. Ms. Divina Quemi, Chief Executive Officer of Nueva Segovia Consortium of Cooperatives, and lead convenor of the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management – Philippines (APAD) Ilocos Regional Platform reads the covenant… Read more »

Valentine’s Day blood letting

Valentine’s Day blood letting . The City Organization of Vigan Employees (COVE) conducted its first blood letting and typing activity, February 14 at the city hall, in cooperation with the Philippine Red Cross Ilocos Sur.… Read more »

FIGHTING FAKE NEWS

FIGHTING FAKE NEWS. Campus journalists from universities in Baguio City and La Trinidad, Benguet, bring out their smartphones and tablets to go online in search of primary sources to verify the truthfulness of real-life news… Read more »