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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 […]

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PIDDIG TO RAISE WAGYU CATTLE – GUILLEN

As the African swine fever (ASF) continues to threaten the livelihood of local hog raisers in Ilocos Norte, some residents are now shifting to raising other livestock to survive the pandemic. In Piddig town, several residents are now engaged in cattle production as they dispose of their fattening pigs before they get infected. In support […]

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VAXXED SENIORS IN PIDDIG GET FREE RICE – GUILLEN

The municipality of Piddig in Ilocos Norte is giving free rice as a gift to senior residents aged 80 and above who will get vaccinated against COVID-19. A mobile vaccination clinic was launched to reach out to more residents in rural areas, especially the senior citizens. The team went to Calambeg and Maruaya Elementary Schools […]

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VINTAR GIVES 424 PUV DRIVERS CASH AID – FORONDA

Drivers of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) and tricycles in Vintar, Ilocos Norte who are hard hit by the current implementation of hard lockdown have received cash aid from the municipal government. As soon as he got hold of the P2,000 assistance, Cliff Lumabao, a trike driver from Barangay Parut, immediately went to the grocery store […]