Ilocos Cops Gear Up Counter Terrorism

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – In partnership with the Civil Relations Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines under COL JAEVY D.S RESURRECCION Philippine Army and the Regional Public Safety Battalion 1 conducted a two day Community Engagement and Information Support Affairs training as part of the capacity building program of Police Regional Office 1.

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VIGAN CITY NOW A NEW WONDER CITIES OF THE WORLD

The cobblestone of Mena Crisologo of Vigan City.

The cobblestone of Mena Crisologo of Vigan City.

“We are living the dream!”

VIGAN CITY is declared as the new New 7 Wonder Cities of the World with more an estimated of more than 12 million votes.

Joining with Vigan City of the province of Ilocos Sur of the Philippines when declared last December 8, 2014 in the prestigious title are the cities of Beirut, Lebanon; Doha, Qatar; Durban, South Africa; Havana, Cuba; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and La Paz, Bolivia at around 3:00 in the Philippine time.

Vigan City Mayor Eva Marie Singson Medina in a press statement said the following words.

“15 years after Vigan’s inscription in the UNESCO LIST OF WORLD HERITAGE
SITES and MONUMENTS IN DECEMBER 1999, she has been declared as the New
WONDER CITY OF THE WORLD on the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mother Mary.”

“We have been blessed with another distinct stature.”

“This is inspiring!” Mayor Singson said. “It is a tribute to a people who has committed to achieve development and make wonderful things happen in their lives and their communities even radiating beyond boundaries.”

In the said statement, Mayor Medina thank God for according Vigan and the entire Philippines the global recognition.

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811 Newly Promoted Cops Take Oath

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – Police Chief Superintendent Roman A. Felix, Region 1 police director, administered the simultaneous mass oath-taking and donning of ranks of around 811 newly-promoted police personnel of Police Regional Office 1 held at PRO1 Grandstand which coincided with the traditional Monday flag-raising ceremony on December 8.

The promotees were composed of 28 Police Commissioned Officers (PCOs) and 783 Police Non-Commissioned Officers (PNCOs) assigned with different police units and offices in Region 1.

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Feria De Candon 2014

The Candon City Feria de Candon

The Candon City Feria de Candon

The Candon City’s Feria de Candon is celebrating it’s 10th year. Showcasing the yearly Electrical Float Parade of 22 municipalities of 2nd District of Ilocos Sur including the special participation of Vigan City’s New Wonder City Float and Host Float of Candon City. This year’s celebration is as bright as the stars in the sky and kick-start for Christmas season.

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OWWA Scholar bags 3rd Place in the Kusina Ilocandia Essay Writing Contest

OWWA RWO1

Felix Cesar C. Arobel, a scholarunder the OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (OFWDSP) of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office 1 (OWWA- RWO1) has successfully landed 3rd place in the Essay Writing Contest of the recently concluded Kusina Ilocandia held at the Coconut Grove Beach Resort, Paringao, Bauang, La Union

Felix was the sole representative of his school during the on-the-spot essay writing contest with the event’s theme “ Northern Culinary Adventure- A Continuing Journey Towards Ilocandia’s Culinary Expertise”. Felix received a cash prize and a certificate as third placer in the contest during the event’s closing ceremony.

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OWWA Region 1 Gives Orientation to Barangay OFW Migrant Desk

Driven by the desire to deliver government programs and services at the grassroots level, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration- Regional Welfare Office 1 (OWWA-RWO1) and the City of Dagupan in Pangasinanjoined hands and established the Barangay OFW Migrant Desk, the first in Region 1.

Relative to this, Dagupan City’s Barangay Captains and their respective OFW Migrant Desk Officers attended the Barangay Migrant Desk Officers Training and Seminar held at the City Museum, City Plaza, Dagupan City.

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