Federated LB President JP again unopposed

For the second time around, John Paul G. Singson was unopposed in his reelection bid as the president of Liga ng mga Barangay to lead the 42 barangay officials of Candon City. The election was supervised by City Local Government Operation Officer Lily Ann Colisao of the Department of Interior and Local Government and other […]


Darapidap dribblers rule Inter-barangay basketball tourney

Perennial runner-up Darapidap dribblers finally bagged the City’s Inter-barangay Basketball Tournament crown after downing Bagani Campo, 88-74, in a winner take all game final held at the Candon Civic Center recently. Darapidap, one of the most consistent barangay basketball teams in the city, had to endure at least three consecutive first runners- up finishes before […]


Plastic bag ordinance to be implemented this January

If you are used to rely on your vendor’s plastic bag, better bring your own reusable bag because the city government will be fully implementing its Plastic Bag Regulation and Polystyrene foam (Styrofoam) Ordinance No. 694, this January 2019. This was announced during dialogue and consultation with market vendors and consumers at the wet market […]


One Barangay, One Product ordinance approved

The City Council of Candon passed recently an ordinance on One Barangay, One Product. Ordinance no. 814 (An ordinance mandating the organization and management of One Barangay, One Product (OBOP) in the city of Candon, province of Ilocos Sur and providing funds therefor) was passed and approved by the City Council headed by City Vice […]


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 […]


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