‘Mentor me’ program trains Ilocos Region’s small entrepreneurs

BAUANG, La Union – About 200 owners of micro, small, and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) in the Ilocos Region will undergo a 3-month mentoring training under the “Go Negosyo: Kapatid Mentor Me (KMM) program” of the Department of Trade and Industry. The training program which is in partnership with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship started on … Read More

La Union Launches 911 Hotline

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The provincial government of La Union headed by Governor Francisco Emmanuel ‘Pacoy’ Ortega III along with representatives of the Department of Interior and Local Government, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company and Smart Communications signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) last March 24 officially launching the Provincial Incidence Response … Read More

PNP In Search For “Ganda Pulis 2017”

CAMP FLORENDO, La Union – In observance of the Women’s Month, the Philippine National Police will hold its first ever search for “Ganda Pulis 2017” at the National headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City on March 28. Superintendent Cherry Fajardo, chief public information officer of Police Regional Office 1 here, said the ‘Ganda Pulis 2017’ (beauty contest for policewomen) is … Read More

La Union Lawmakers Nix Impeachment Complaint Vs. President Duterte

SAN FERNANDO CITY – La Union Representatives Pablo Ortega (1st District) and Sandra Y. Eriguel (2nd District) belittled the impeachment complaint filed against President Duterte.   “I’m sure it will be junked in the committee level when Congress resumes session on May 2, ” he said, referring to the impeachment complaint filed last week by Magdalo … Read More

3 La Union drug pushers each meted life imprisonment

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Three illegal drug pushers were each meted life imprisonment in separate rulings released yesterday by the regional trial courts here. Found guilty beyond reasonable doubt of selling dangerous drugs were Raymund Monton, a former overseas worker, Algreg Cabalo of Barangay Ilocanos Norte; and Allan Saldua of Barangay Catbangen, all of this city. They … Read More