Candon, Baguio seal Sisterhood ties

Candon City formalized its sisterhood ties with the summer capital, Baguio City after signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Center of the Culture and Arts on june 24, 2016. Candon City Mayor Ericson Singson led the city officials while Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan headed the Baguio City contingents. Congressman Eric Singson was […]


172 applicants hired in Kalayaan Job Fair

Change has come in Candon City: from applicants to instant workers! Some 172 applicants were hired instant workers out of the thousands applied for work during the annual Kalayaan  Mega Job Fair at the Candon Civic Center on June 12.. City Mayor Ericson Singson said, “We are very happy with the turnout of applicants which […]


Candon City gets recognition on solid waste management practices

Candon City continues to get awards! Its latest award comes from its best practices in the solid waste management (Republic Act 9003). City Environment and Natural Resources Officer Engr. Ishmael Ganaban received the plague from Environment Management Bureau Regional Dir. Ma. Victoria Abrera and Former San Fernando City Mayor Mary Jane Ortega during the Ecological […]


Candonian is country’s top 7-under chess player

Mecel Angela Gadut crowned herself the country’s best 7-under girls during the recently concluded  2016 National Schools and Youth Chess Championships at the Philippine Sports Commission National Athletes Dining Hall, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Malate, Manila. As her prize, Gadut, grade II pupil of Parioc East Elementary School, earned a ticket to the upcoming Asian […]


Echoing Government Services with Medical and Dental Mission

       City Mayor Ericson Singson leads the Echoing Government Services with Medical and Dental Mission of the City Government of Candon. The outreach program covered the last three barangays Balingaoan, Darapidap and Bagar. Accompanying the City Mayor were other city officials, department heads, city employees and representatives from aligned National Government Agencies based in […]


Candon City inks sisterhood ties with Honolulu

Honolulu, Hawaii—Candonians has historical mark in Hawaii being the origin of the first sakada (Filipino plantation laborers). Such mark is the main point of Candon City headed by City Mayor Ericson Singson to enter into sisterhood ties with Honolulu, Hawaii. City Mayor Ericson Singson and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell realized the dream when they signed […]


Candon City SDO implements Ratplan; inducts new supervisors and personnel by Robert R. Alicias

CANDON CITY, Ilocos Sur – The Schools Division Office (SDO) of Candon City officially implemented its Rationalization Program for this school year when it inducted its supervisors and personnel last July 10, 2015 at Candon South Central School Hall. The rationalized structure in SDO of Candon City paved way to the creation of two divisions […]


Liao is EMDO-R1 2015 awardee

Judy W. Liao is one of the awardees of 2015 Exemplar Migrant Desk Officers (EMDO) in Region I. Rhoda Nilda Placida R. Lee, officer-in charge of OWWA RWO-1, gave the certificate to Liao last June 2, 2015 during the celebration of the Migrant Workers’ Day or the “Araw ng Pasasalamat” with the theme, “Kasanayan at […]


Itchon pushes for CCTV installation to establishments

Candon City Councilor Nestor Itchon is pushing for the installation of Circuit Camera Television in business establishments with P3 million gross annual sales and the different institutions. “ [t is] primarily for security reasons,” Itchon told the Candon Times recently. He said that it will help in maintaining peace and order. Based on the proposed […]