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.
September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH-CAR cites alarming increase in dengue cases
BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 8 — Department of Health (DOH) Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Regional Director Amelita Pangilinan is once again appealing to the public to practice the “Search and Destroy” campaign of the department against possible mosquito breeding sites.
August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Negosyo Center in Ilocos Sur now operational
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, Aug. 11 — The very first Negosyo Center in Ilocos Sur, established under Republic Act (RA) No. 10644 or the "Go Negosyo Act" is now operational, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mayor Domogan calls for elimination of dengue in Baguio City
BAGUIO CITY, July 15 — Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan is reminding residents to stick to the 4 oclock clean-up habit this typhoon and rainy season to prevent the spread of dengue.
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.
April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Palace announces appointment of new judges, prosecutors
MANILA, April 21 — The Palace on Tuesday announced the appointment of new judges, prosecutors, and a Department of Trade and Industry official.
April 14, 2015 by balita · Comments Off on 600 avail of mobile passport service
DAGUPAN CITY — More than 600 Dagupeños applied and renewed their passports during the Mobile Passport Service conducted by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), in cooperation with the Dagupan City government at CSI Stadia on April 11 as part of the celebration of the 2015 Bangus Festival. Aside from the 600 who pre-submitted their requirements last March 18, the DFA also accepted some chance or walk-in applicants who applied for new passports and or sought renewal of their already expiring passports.
In answer to the clamor of the people here for a Mobile Passport Service, Mayor Belen T. Fernandez coordinated with the DFA to conduct the activity so people of Dagupan will no longer go to La Union, Baguio, Pampanga or Manila just to apply for their passports or renew the same. (PNA Dagupan photo by Leonardo V. Micua)
April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on (News Feature)La Union to get new seaside promenade tourist attraction: Poro Point Baywalk
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, April 8 (PNA) — A new seaside promenade, estimated to cost Php 58.91 million, will soon be joining the list of tourist attractions in Northern Luzon in yet another step to boost tourism in the country.
April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Heavy build up of vehicles seen along Manila North Road in Pangasinan
DAGUPAN CITY, April 2 –All roads definitely lead to Baguio City this Lenten Season as streams of vehicles from Manila and central Luzon were seen by the police heading to the north via the newly built Tarlac-Pangasinan La Union Expressway ( TPLEx).
March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on 4Ps beneficiaries in Region 1 share stories of transformation with DSWD Secretary
SAN FERNANDO, La Union, March 2 — The parent leaders dialogue with the Department of SWD Secretary Dinky Soliman recently held in Urdaneta City was filled with stories of change from simple men and women representing 216,395 registered Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in Region 1, now bearers of enhanced values, assertiveness, and active partnership in the local communities.