PRO1 on Alert after NPA Encounter in Quirino, Ilocos Sur

The Region 1 police have heightened their focused police operations after the government troops encountered suspected members of the New People’s Army at Sitio Kin Lourdes, Barangay Namitpit, Quirino, Ilocos Sur on February 26, 2015 that killed five (5) and wounded six (6) personnel of the 81st Infantry Battalion, 7th ID of the Philippine Army.

OWWA Extends Assistance to Yemen Repatriates

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is ready to extend airport assistance to returning OFWs from Yemen who registered for the Mandatory Repatriation offered by the government as tension escalated in the said country. “OWWA is part of the Crisis Management Team (CMT) composed of officials from the DFA and the Department of Labor and…

Livestock Training For Displaced OFWs in Pangasinan

As part of the Balik Pinas! Balik Hanapbuhay! Program of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Regional Welfare Office 1 (RWO1) conducted a Techno-Production Skills Training on Livestock Raising at the Robert Estrella Gymnasium, Rosales, Pangasinan. The one-day seminar was attended by 26 displaced workers coming from various municipalities in Eastern Pangasinan. Among the topics…

What a beautiful girl riding a white horse. She is one of the muses of the rodeos.

Rodeo Tournament (Day One)

Bring on the leather hats, boots with spurs and the black chaleco vest and the favorite Rhinestone Cowboy song– the Rodeo Tournament is here… in Kannawidan Ylocos Festival. Governor Ryan Singson said this is already the 2nd Year of the tournament participated by the Universities and Colleges in the Luzon region. The participating universities compete…