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LA UNION OPENS MEGA VACCINATION SITE – ORTEGA

Over 400 individuals received their first dose of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine as the provincial government of La Union started inoculating its residents in its newly-opened mega vaccination site at the Father Burgos Gym at Saint Louis College in San Fernando City.  “In our mega vaccination site, we ensure efficient vaccination process through […]

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NOGRALES CITES GAINS OF GOV’T’S FIGHT VS HUNGER

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles took occasion to highlight the success of the government’s Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) program during the 7th leg of the Kasama sa Pamana: Regional Pre-SONA Series in San Fernando, La Union last June 15, 2021.At the event, Nograles stressed that EPAHP’s advances in Region 1 were made possible […]

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LA UNION ROAD SLOPE PROTECTION FINISHED – VILLAR

Motorists traversing along the mountainous terrain in San Fernando City, La Union can now have safer travel with the completion of a new slope protection structure. Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said that the 113-meter slope protection system along San Fernando – Bagulin Road at Barangay Nagyubuyuban aims to protect residents and […]

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DPWH COMPLETES CONCRETE DIKES IN BANGAR, LA UNION

The Island Barangay of Mindoro in Bangar, La Union is now safe from extreme damages brought by flooding with the completion of a 207-lineal meter concrete dike constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) along Amburayan River. Citing a report submitted by DPWH La Union 1st District Engineering Office, Secretary Mark Villar […]

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LA UNION BYPASS ROAD TO REDUCE TRAVEL TIME FROM BAUANG TO SAN JUAN BY 50% – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar announced that travel time between Bauang to the surfing town of San Juan in the Province of La Union will soon be made faster by 50 percent. “We are constructing the Bauang – San Fernando – San Juan Bypass Road that will cut the one-hour travel from […]

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TPLEX’S LINK TO LA UNION OPENS ON JULY 15 – VILLAR

The 11-kilometer final segment of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) will be opened to motorists on July 15, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) confirmed recently. In a Facebook post, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the completion and opening of the Pozorrubio, Pangasinan to Rosario, La Union Section of TPLEX is expected to […]

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DENR RESCUES BARN OWL IN LA UNION – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), through its Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) in La Union, has successfully released back into the wild a juvenile barn owl (Tyto alba), a day after it was spotted by a farmer in Bauang town. The young owl was discovered by Gil Elopre in his […]

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SENATE COMMENDS LA UNION SURFER FOR RESCUING INDONESIAN OPPONENT DURING SEA GAMES – BINAY

A Filipino surfer in La Union might have lost his aspiration to win a gold during the Southeast Asian Games surfing competition but won the country’s heart when he saved an Indonesian opponent from drowning last December 6. The Senate adopted Senate Resolution No. 230, taking into consideration Senate Resolution 258, to honor Roger Casogay […]

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SUPPORT LA UNION’S SILK INDUSTRY – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar has pledged to support the growth of La Union’s silk industry. Villar, chairperson of the Committee on Agriculture and Food, stressed the need to support the industry given the shortage in the supply of native fabrics in the country. The seasoned legislator adds that there are now wide areas in La Union […]

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La Union Sunset Chronicles

It is known for its surfing spots, hip food places, and modern and Instagrammable accommodations. It is easily accessible—in just four hours, you’ll reach this laid-back coastal town in the North. Indeed, La Union is a top choice for weekend warriors. Thousands of tourists visit La Union every month, especially when there are music festivals […]