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Province of Ilocos Sur

Sports, Education, and Employment

Bago Tribe Children Receive Free Study Kits

Suyo, Ilocos Sur-The Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur distributes free school supplies to Bago Tribe Children at the onset of school year. A total of three hundred pupils from grades 1 to 6 received customized notebooks, pens and pencils. This aims to help the parents in sending their children to school. The Bago Tribe School of Living Tradition and Cultural Heritage is a special class that preserves the culture and traditions of the Bago Tribe in Urzadan, Suyo, Ilocos Sur. The elementary students are taught with indigenous knowledge system and practices of the Bago Tribe, dialect and their ways of living from before death to after death. It is under the curriculum of the Department of Education but the school incorporated one subject for forty minutes a day which is the cultural values. Gov Ryan Luis Singson sees the need to develop schools like in Urzadan. This has a vital role in the preservation and promotion of culture and traditions of the indigenous people.

Ilocos Sur State of the Art Sports Complex Now Open to the Public

The provincial government of Ilocos Sur headed by Governor Ryan Singson formally inaugurates the Quirino Stadium located in this town Saturday afternoon. Msngr. Garry Formoso solemnizes the blessing of the newly built infrastructure witnessed by the provincial government officials, Department of Education Regional Director Dr. Alma Ruby Torio and other officials, Tourism Council headed by Mr. Eddie Quirino and representatives of different sectors. The project is a product of a dream of the provincial government long before Gov. Ryan Singson assumed office in 2013. The planning has started by bringing the ideas into reality. The stadium which was used to be an idle and bare place has little by little renovated. Different sports facilities are installed such as basketball courts, lawn tennis court, the rubberized race track, the artificial turf in the football field which measures 50 by 100 meters and the bleachers.

Ilocos Sur is Haven for Riders and Cyclists

Highways overlooking the West Philippine Sea, majestic mountain ranges and trails, urban road network with a fusion of the modern and historic past… for the thousands of motorcycle riders or the “big bike” and cyclists, the Ilocos Sur setting is a wonderful haven. On November 25, 2016 thousands of riders from the different parts of the Philippines came to the province of Ilocos Sur for the celebration of the 3rd Ilocos Sur invitational rides organized by former Congressman Ronald Singson with the cooperation of the Provincial Government headed by Governor Ryan Singson. One of the participants is Senator JV Ejercito who travelled from Manila to Ilocos Sur. “We travelled seven to eight hours to reach the province. It’s worth the travel after seeing the impressive scenes of Ilocos Sur”. Sen. Ejercito articulated.

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