After being honoured as a National Living Treasure (Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan) by the National Commision for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in 2012, Magdalena Galinato Gamayo of Lumbaan Pinili, Ilocos Norte continues maintaining the abel-weaving tradition in the country alive.
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is set to partner with Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte’s (PGIN) Sirib Express, a voluntary youth organization in the province, to bring scholarship assistance to students who are Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) dependents.
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (seated, right) and Philippine Ambassador to the Holy See Mercedes Tuason (seated, left) share a meal with newly-installed Cardinal Orlando Quevedo in Rome, Italy Feb. 21. Pope Francis himself installed Cardinal Quevedo, a native of Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, who served as Archbishop of Cotabato.
More than 1,000 runners for the inaugural 3-kilometer run with a ‘bright’ twist called “RUNiag 2018” hit the Rizal Street, Laoag City today, February 2, in time for this year’s birthday of Ilocos Norte.