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Rising from Yolanda, island town of Pilar aims for climate resilience

Dec 17, 2017 - 11:00 AM

The town of Pilar is striving to protect its natural ecosystems – from the forests in the uplands to the coral reefs in the sea – as a way of shielding the vulnerable coastal community from the impact of climate change.

Poro Point baywalk project launches April 11

Apr 10, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Local officials in the region are optimistic the development will boost the business environment inside Poro Point leading to increased tourist spending

Discovering the beauty of the Camotes Islands by accident

Feb 01, 2014 - 12:00 PM

How post Sinulog plans gone wrong led to the accidental discovery of a hidden island paradise

DISCOVER CAMOTES. A small group of islands in the Visayan sea, the Camotes islands are ripe for discovering.

Poro Point to become north's gateway

Mar 31, 2013 - 9:58 AM

Former US military base Poro Point Freeport Zone PPFZ is on its way to becoming the gateway in the north for trade commerce and tourism officials say

GATEWAY IN THE NORTH. Poro Point Freeport Zone reveals development plan that promises tourism for North Luzon. Graphics by Teddy Pavon

Sillag Festival: Spectacle of lights, colors

Mar 11, 2013 - 10:42 AM

Find out what happened in the two day festival of lights in La Union

READY FOR FLIGHT. A woman holds a lantern upright before releasing it to the sky. All photos by Katerina Francisco

La Union holds 2nd Sillag Festival

Mar 10, 2013 - 1:48 PM

Sillag is an Ilocano word meaning moonbeam or illumination from the moon

ANOTHER COLORFUL FIESTA. The Sillag Festival of Lights in Poro Point, La Union is ongoing until March 10. Photo by Katerina Francisco

6 firms join bid for Poro Point Freeport Zone

Mar 05, 2013 - 1:21 PM

Companies beat the deadline for submitting eligibility documents for the 146 hectare development