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LA UNION GOV’T: WFH FOR WORKERS ON ‘PERIOD DAYS’

The female employees of the provincial government of La Union may soon avail of the “Menstruation Day” privilege, which means opting to work from home during their heavy period days. Governor Rafy Ortega-David posted on Facebook the approval of Executive Order (EO) 25 which will allow female employees of the provincial government to work from […]

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LA UNION ROAD SLOPE PROTECTION WORKS COMPLETED

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of a 154-meter slope protection structure along San Fernando-Bagulin Road in Barangay Bacsil, San Fernando City, La Union. DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel Tan commended DPWH La Union District Engineering Office for the swift construction of the project which was completed within four […]

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LA UNION’S 1ST LADY GOV PUSHES FOR ‘P.U.S.O.’

La Union Governor-elect Raphaelle Veronica Ortega-David has vowed to focus on women empowerment, youth development, and expanded access to quality education. Although Ortega-David did not elaborate on how to promote these “advocacies” close to her heart, she said all her “plans and programs will manifest through the ‘P.U.S.O.’ Agenda”. “P.U.S.O. will focus on people-centered and […]

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LA UNION CANDIDATES SIGN POST-ELECTION PEACE PACT

Several candidates in the recent local elections in the province of La Union have signed a pledge of support and commitment to maintaining peace and order. Lt Col. Dennis Ballitoc, La Union Police Provincial Office community affairs development unit chief, said this was initiated by the Philippine National Police to ensure the absence of post-election […]

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MERCADO INSPECTS LA UNION BYPASS ROAD PROJECT

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado conducted an inspection of the ongoing bypass road construction that aims to offer an alternate connectivity to Manila North Road between the towns of Bauang, San Fernando City, and San Juan in the Province of La Union. Mercado was joined in the inspection by Undersecretaries […]

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DPWH STARTS ‘LANDMARK’ PROJECT IN LA UNION

A multi-purpose building project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) with an iconic architectural design distinct for the Province of La Union continues to shape as another landmark in the City of San Fernando. DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado personally checked on the progress of work for the ₱280 Million La Union Convention […]

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LA UNION STUDES URGED: HELP FIGHT HUNGER, POVERTY

“Agriculture is the pillar of our economy.” This was highlighted by Agriculture Secretary William Dar, as he addressed the officials, faculty members, and students at the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU) in Bacnotan, La Union, during his conferment as Doctor of Philosophy in Development Administration (Honoris Causa) recently. “Agriculture and food production activities […]

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DPWH COMPLETES ROAD IN BALAOAN, LA UNION – MERCADO

With the increase of economic activities and growing farm industry in the province of La Union, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently completed the construction of a 204-meter road project that will reduce half of the usual travel time between the two Barangays of Apatut and Nagsabaran in the town of Balaoan. […]

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SWINE MULTIPLIER FARM TO RISE IN LA UNION – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the groundbreaking ceremony of the P10-million swine multiplier farm to rise at the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU) in Bacnotan, La Union recently. The multiplier farm will serve as a learning center for the university students and provide extension support services and enhance policy advocacies aimed at producing […]

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DPWH COMPLETES SHORE PROTECTION IN AGOO, LA UNION

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that the Department has completed two new shore protection works along the northernmost coastal areas in Agoo, La Union. “We have constructed shoreline structures or groins along Barangays Sta. Rita Sur and Sta. Rita Central to serve as protection against coastal flooding,” Villar said. “We have constructed shoreline […]