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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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BANNER PHOTO: THE WOMEN’S MONTH TRADE FAIR in Vigan City

THE WOMEN’S MONTH TRADE FAIR in Vigan City started March 5 to highlight and promote the products of the women groups of the City like the Balikatan Sa Vigan led by former mayor Eva Marie Singson-Medina, the Day Care Workers Association of Vigan City, Kalipunan ng Liping Pilipinas sa Vigan, Inc led by Vice Mayor […]

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BANNER PHOTO: Trade Fair

TRADE FAIR. Various women’s associations in Vigan City put up stalls with local products for sale at the parking lot of Vigan City Hall for this year’s Women’s Month celebration. The city government of Vigan opened the trade fair to promote women’s entrepreneurial skills and improve their livelihood. (photo by April Montes-Bravo/PIA-1, Ilocos Sur)

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BANNER PHOTO: ILOCOS SUR BICENTENNIAL STAMPS UNVEILED

Gov Ryan Luis V Singson and Philippine Postal Corporation Assistant Postmaster General for marketing and management services , Mr Luis Carlo, led the unveiling of the Ilocos Sur Bicentennial Stamps on February 8 at the Provincial Capitol, Vigan City. (Photo/text by Imelda Castro-Rivero/PIA Ilocos Sur)

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BANNER PHOTO: Highland Cowboys

LOCAL COWBOYS JULIUS SUMINGGAO AND ANGELBERT VIDAL bravely tackle down a horned opponent using only their brute strength during the two-person carambola competition in the recently concluded Kannawidan Rodeo at Tamag Grounds, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. (Photo by Dominic Binay-an)

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