OWWA honors Deputy Speaker Singson, 15 others on Migrant Workers Day (By Freddie Lazaro)

By Freddie Lazaro SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union — The Region 1 Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) honored House Deputy Speaker Eric D. Singson and 15 other officials and ex- overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) during the observance of the 23rd Migrant Workers Day on Thursday here. Gerardo Rimorin, officer-in-charge of the OWWA Region 1, said […]


Eye Care mission serves 1141 patients

Some 1,141 visually impaired residents of Candon City availed of the Eye Care Mission/Mobile Vision Clinic jointly sponsored by the City Government of Candon headed by City Mayor Ericson Singson, National Commission of Women of the Philippines (NCWP) under the leadership of Commissioner Norma Lozano, and Eye Care We Care (ECWC) Foundation, Inc. last June […]


Cortado is city SK federated Chair

Calongbuyan Sangguniang Kabataan Chairperson Emil Grace Cortado was elected unopposed federated President of Sangguniang Kabataan of the City. Other elected federated officials were Jonnalyn Awingan (Cubcubbuot) as Vice President, Julie Ann Azur (Paypayad) as secretary and Centenario Razo (Tamurong 2nd) as treasurer. The other elected officials were Lord Sean Lopez (Oaig Daya) as auditor, Jessrael […]


Candon City’s local climate change action plan 2017-2028 approved

The City Council of Candon led by City Vice Mayor Alfonso Singson recently approved the adoption of the Local Climate Change Action Plan 2017-2028. This is contained in Resolution number 064-18 (Resolution adopting the Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) 2017-2018 of the City of Candon, province of Ilocos Sur) which was also immediately approved […]


Brgy and SK officials take oath

Deputy Speaker Eric Singson and City Mayor Ericson Singson administered the oath taking of barangay and Sangguniang kabataan of the city at the Candon Civic Center recently. Based on the Comelec data obtained from the City Election office, there were 336 and 310 elected barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials respectively. Deputy Speaker Singson challenged all […]


BFAR gives 40 Artificial reefs to Candon City

City Mayor Ericson Singson led the installation of 40 artifical reefs provided by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office recently at the sea near Patpata Segundo and Patpata Primero. City Mayor Singson was accompanied by City Councilor Godofredo Abrero, CENRO and CDRRMO headed by Engr. Ishmael Ganaban and Engr. Florante Galang […]


295 hired in Candon job fair

The Kalayaan mega job fair in the city turned out to be an instant blessing for 295 applicants as they were hired on the spot. The said job fair which is annually spearheaded by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Deputy Speaker Eric Singson and the city government of Candon headed by City Mayor […]


Candon is SGLG Awardee 2017

Candon City capped 2017 with a bang by making it to the list of the Seal of Good Local Governance Awardees. Candon City is one of the 61 out of 145 cities nationwide that was able to pass the assessment. “This is the result of collective efforts of all Candonians to make it to the […]


Casiño is Regional Nutrition Scholar Winner

Her hands are already full. A businesswoman engaged in eatery, catering and handicrafts. Most of all, a full time mother to two growing up siblings, who resides in Barangay Palacapac, Candon City. But the lure of service to her community was too much to ignore. Irene T. Casiño took the challenge to be Barangay Nutrition […]