Eco-tourism facilities now in place at Bessang Pass

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Eco-tourism facilities now in place at Bessang Pass 

CERVANTES, Ilocos Sur, Jan. 28'–Facilities and other amenities are now in place at Bessang Pass, now known as Bessang Pass Natural Landmark, with the inauguration by the third week of this month of these structures.

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DA says Region 1 crop damages from 'Lando' may rise to P500M

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA says Region 1 crop damages from 'Lando' may rise to P500M 

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 22 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) bared that the whole Region 1 has initially sustained crop damages in the amount of P280 million but this could go as high as P500 million once all reports of damages from their fields come in.

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Entrepreneurs urged to invest in more restaurants in Pangasinan

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Entrepreneurs urged to invest in more restaurants in Pangasinan 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 28 (PNA) — A tourism official is urging entrepreneurs to invest in additional restaurants for fine dining, hotels, inns, and resorts in Pangasinan in the Ilocos Region.

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Philrice’s technology helps reduce farmers’ labor production cost

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Philrice’s technology helps reduce farmers’ labor production cost 

By Marilyn E. Galang

SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ, Nueva Ecija, June 15 (PNA)–The implementation of the Reduced Tillage Technology (RTT) program of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) was proven to be an effective way in the reduction of the farmer’s labor cost in rice production.

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(Feature) 10 survivors of Bessang Pass Battle attend 70th anniversary celebration

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) 10 survivors of Bessang Pass Battle attend 70th anniversary celebration 

By Ben Cal

CERVANTES, Ilocos Sur, June 15 (PNA) — Despite their advanced age, 10 of the few remaining Filipino guerrillas who saw action during the Battle at Bessang Pass on June 14, 1945, showed up at the 70th anniversary celebration on Sunday on the very spot where the epic battle took place and crushed the last Japanese stronghold in the Philippines and hastened the surrender of Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita three months later.

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Ilocanos seek declaration of victory of Battle of Bessang Pass as national holiday

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ilocanos seek declaration of victory of Battle of Bessang Pass as national holiday 

CERVANTES, Ilocos Sur, June 16 —Ilocos Sur top officials led by Vice Governor Deogracias Victor B. Savellano and Cervantes town Mayor Benjamin Maggay asked President Benigno S. Aquino to declare June 14 of every year as national holiday in honor of the victory of Filipino freedom fighters in the Battle of Bessang Pass during World War II.

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Much–awaited tobacco funds for Ilocos to be released soon

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Much–awaited tobacco funds for Ilocos to be released soon 

LAOAG CITY, Jan. 24 — This is good news to the tobacco-producing provinces in Northern Luzon.

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Coastal areas of Ilocos Sur offer potentials for beach sports

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Coastal areas of Ilocos Sur offer potentials for beach sports 

VIGAN CITY, Jan. 16 –Governor Ryan Luis Singson cited the good potential of the coastal areas of Ilocos Sur for beach sports due to the existence of winds and clean and beautiful ambiance.

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Come and see the wonders of Ilocos Sur’s “Kannawidan Ylocos” on Jan. 29

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Come and see the wonders of Ilocos Sur’s “Kannawidan Ylocos” on Jan. 29 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Jan. 13 (PNA) — This Year of the Sheep or Goat, historic Vigan City of Ilocos Sur in northern Luzon will combine first class attraction of ancient art, culture, tradition and modern times as it kicks off the month-long Kannawidan Ylocos (Tradition or Heritage Ylocos) Festival starting on Jan. 29.

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CIDG nabs 15 wanted persons during the weekend

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on CIDG nabs 15 wanted persons during the weekend 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) arrested 15 wanted persons in separate operations conducted nationwide during the weekend, Police Director Benjamin B. Magalong, CIDG chief, reported on Monday.

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