ILOCOS SUR FOOTBALL PROGRAM KICKS OFF GOALS TO EMPOWER YOUTH

  VIGAN CITY —  Football not only kicked off the spirit of the youth in this sport but also kicked that goal to empower them. This was said by Marius Cabudol, provincial sports coordinator, referring to the Governor’s Cup First Football Tournament in the province that ended in the first week of January. “Sports is […]

5TH ID HONORS ILOKANO SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, Dec. 13 (PIA) – The 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army (5ID, PA) gave military honor arrival honors to one of its soldiers who was killed- in- action in Sulu. Col. ValeNtine Gironella, 5th ID assistant division commander, led the other soldiers in receiving the remains of Corporal Herald R. Marayag at […]

PASKO SA NAYON’ OPENS IN ILOCOS SUR

VIGAN CITY– As part of the celebration of the Yuletide Season, the provincial government of Ilocos Sur opened ‘Pista sa Nayon.’ Pasko sa Nayon-themed display in front of the Provincial Capitol here showed the simple yet happy Christmas celebration of Filipinos. During its launching on Dec. 3 here, Ilocanos and tourists enjoyed the music, lights […]

Tobacco Farmers Ask Probe Where Did Billions of Tobacco Excise Tax Shares of LGUs Go

Vigan City, Ilocos Sur (December 5, 2018) – For nearly three decades now, benefits from tobacco excise taxes shares of local government units have remained a tobacco farmer’s dream. Since Republic Act 7171 or “An Act to Promote the Development of the Farmers in the Virginia Tobacco-Producing Provinces,” was enacted in 1992 principally authored by then Ilocos Sur lawmaker […]