Read/Post Comment: 0 Posted by Administrator /  25.05.2009
by: Arthur S. Cortez, Jr., PITO-LU

The International Tourism and Trade Expo (ITTE) was mounted for the fourth time after successful stagings in the last three years ---at the 5th Level, Mega Trade Hall 3, SM Mega Mall, Mandaluyong City last May 15 to 17. The Province of La Union together with other 54 exhibitors gathered for the one-stop shop exhibition of destinations and products of different regions, provinces, cities and municipalities in the Philippines.

With the theme, “Enchanting Destinations, Great Opportunities,” ITTE 2009 opened opportunities for foreign and local investors and tourists to rediscover a treasure trove of 7, 107 islands filled with wonderful breakthroughs that include our rich history and culture, lush tropical landscapes, luxurious hotels and resorts, up-market and bargain shopping centers, exciting outdoor and nightfall activities, a variety of dining places that serve exotic concoctions of culinary delight and above all, experience the warmest and friendliest welcome that is absolutely beyond the usual.
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Read/Post Comment: 0 Posted by Administrator /  21.05.2009
By: Israel O. Rudio, PITO-LU

Board Member Manuel Victor “Mannix” R. Ortega, Jr. and the whole City of San Fernando Basketball Team made history last May 16 as they beat the Municipality of Aringay, 88-78, in the second game of the Best of Three Series of the 1st Governor’s Cup Inter-Town Open Basketball Tournament at the San Fernando City Plaza in-front of more than 3,000 spectators.

Beating Aringay in their first meeting at the same venue, 108-91, the city dribblers fought for every point, as Aringay made an impressive last stand. With the help of its veterans, Bert Parocha, Rogelio Bautista and the sweet-shooting rookie, Norman Gatchalian, Aringay won the 1st Quarter at 20-17.
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Read/Post Comment: 0 Posted by Administrator /  15.05.2009
Danica Dana M. Rimando, PITO-LU

National Defense Secretary and National Disaster Coordinating Council Chairman Gilbert Teodoro, Jr. gave a directive to speed up the ongoing rehabilitation works in all areas that were struck by Typhoon Emong, to officials of various agencies during his visit to La Union, where he presided over the joint assessment meeting of the Regional Disaster Coordinating Councils (RDCs) of Region 1 and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) at the Diego Silang Hall, La Union Provincial Capitol Building on May 13, 2009.

With 46 deaths and 46 injuries in the Ilocandia Region and CAR alone and most of the casualties coming from La Union, Pangasinan, and Ifugao with three others still missing, Teodoro ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP); representatives Department of Health (DOH), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Philippine National Police and local officials to coordinate their activities and work together in restoring the typhoon-ravaged areas of Region 1 and CAR.
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