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 […]


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 […]


My Mother’s Ears

The voices of my present state and feelings echo down into my mother’s sympathetic ears, They resonate…in no barriers, she decodes with her warm understanding and great love overflow.   She hears my footsteps on trails of joy and contentment, giving me her smiles with supporting hands to go ahead; She hears my footsteps on […]


As I See Things By Robert R. Alicias

Busy Rainy Days   In April, Ka Sabas said he needed rains to extinguish his thirst – body, heart and soul. But he said rain didn’t heed his prayer. In May, Ka Sabas prayed for rains to irrigate his fields but rain played deaf-mute. In June, Ka Sabas prayed harder and his prayers were granted […]


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 […]