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By: Marcel A. Florentino, PITO-La Union

Gov. Francisco Emmanuel “Pacoy” R. Ortega III delivered his first State of the Province Address (SOPA) on July 27, 2017 at Saint William the Hermit Cathedral, City of San Fernando, La Union. For the first year of his administration, The Governor reports that the Province of La Union has already won 24 awards and recognitions.

With the developments in economic dynamism, government efficiency, and infrastructure, the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) has deemed La Union as the 10th Most Competitive Province in the Philippines, and 1st in Northern Luzon. The Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP) and the Department of Tourism (DoT) awarded La Union Surfing Break as the Best Tourism Event in the Sports, Adventure, Wellness Category. La Union is also the champion in the search for the Cleanest, Safest, and Greenest Province, awarded by the Regional Development Council – Region 1 and a Rice Achievers awardee as recognized by the Department of Agriculture (DA).
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