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DPWH: NEW ROADS TO BOOST ILOCOS NORTE ECO-TOURISM

The development of transport infrastructure by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has made local tourism destinations in Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte more accessible. In his report to DPWH Secretary Manuel Bonoan, DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel Tan said that the construction of the 3.9-kilometer Sta. Maria – Datag – Arapang – San Isidro […]

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QUEZON CITY-ILOCOS NORTE REVIVE P2C PROGRAM DEAL

The local government units of Ilocos Norte and Quezon City have revived their Producers to Consumers (P2C) program to provide better economic opportunities for micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) and consumers. To formalize the undertaking, a formal signing of a memorandum of agreement between Governor Matthew Joseph Manotoc and Mayor Joy Belmonte was held […]

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PIDDIG, ILOCOS NORTE PURSUES WAGYU BEEF PROGRAM

Hundreds of branded cattle are being taken care of in a remote village of Sucsuquen in Piddig, Ilocos Norte province to jumpstart a multi-billion dollar industry that could reduce poverty and promote agri-business development in this part of the country. The project, known as the Piddig Wagyu cross and branded beef development program, the program […]

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PAGUDPUD TO ESTABLISH TOURISM ECOZONE – BENEMERITO

The local government unit of Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte is poised to establish a tourism economic zone in Barangay Caparispisan. Reelected Mayor Rafael Ralph Benemerito II said the establishment of an ecozone will become one of his top priorities under his second term to entice more investors and tourists to the area. “There are groups […]

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PIDDIG, ILOCOS NORTE ADOPTS 4-DAY WORK WEEK

The municipal government employees of Piddig in Ilocos Norte have started to adopt a four-day workweek to save on fuel and electricity, among others. Mayor Eduardo “Eddie” Guillen said the shortened workweek is aimed at improving the productivity of employees while trying to promote stronger families by giving them more time to bond at home. “Every […]

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BATAC CITY AMONG PH’S MOST CHILD-FRIENDLY PLACES

Fourteen local government units (LGUs) in Ilocos Norte have been recognized as among the most child-friendly places in the country, based on the latest evaluation of the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC). Out of the 315 eligible local government units for the seal of child-friendly local governance nationwide, the Department of Interior and […]

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BATAC CITY HONORS FARMERS WITH WEEKLONG FESTIVAL

Officials and residents in the city of Batac, Ilocos Norte are once again showing their gratitude to their farmers through a weeklong festivity that includes activities like vlogging and doing TikTok challenges. Hosted by the city government of Batac and led by reelected Mayor Albert Chua, the week-long farmers festival kicked off with a thanksgiving […]

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357 BATAC CITY FARMERS GET PCIC INDEMNITY CHECKS

At least 357 farmers in Batac City, Ilocos Norte received their indemnity checks courtesy of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC). In a distribution program at the Department of Agriculture sub-station in Barangay Tabug, Batac City Mayor Albert Chua reminded farmers to insure their crops to minimize their losses during a calamity. The Ilocos Norte […]

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PIDDIG TO HOST ILOCOS NORTE AGRO-INDUSTRIAL ZONE

The municipal government of Piddig in Ilocos Norte is ready to host an Agro-Industrial Economic Zone to facilitate business opportunities and generate jobs for the locals. Through a public and private partnership agreement with the business sector, local government unit, and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), Piddig Mayor Eddie Guillen said the creation of […]

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ILOCOS NORTE TOWN HOLDS ONLINE STORYTELLING SHOW

The municipality of San Nicolas in Ilocos Norte has launched an online storytelling show to keep up with digital learners of the 21st century. Starting November 20, the official Facebook page of the San Nicolas government live-streams unique and never-before-heard stories for children, particularly those that instill awareness about the town’s rich cultural heritage, livelihood […]