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  Ilocos Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its capital is Vigan City and borders Ilocos Norte and Abra to the north, Mountain Province to the east, and La Union and Benguet to the south.
To the west of Ilocos Sur is the South China Sea.
It is bounded by Ilocos Norte on the north, Abra on the northeast, Mountain Province on the east, Benguet on the southeast, La Union on the south, and the China Sea on the west.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ilocos_Sur   (202 words)

  
 About Culture and Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The churches of the Ilocos Region are the enduring symbol of the triumphant transformation of the Ilocano from being practitioners of indigenous religions to practitioners of theistic Christianity.
ILOCOS NORTE AND ILOCOS SUR, the twin hearts of Ilocano culture, are rugged and rocky, its narrow plains hemmed in by the mountains and the sea.
Ilocos Sur, its capital being Vigan, has a land area of 3,399 square kilometers and is bounded by Ilocos Norte in the North; Benguet, Abra, Mt. Province in the East, La Union in the South and China Sea in the West.
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/comarticles.php?artcl_Id=246   (808 words)

  
 Ilocos Norte - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Ilocos Norte faces the South China Sea to the west and the Luzon Strait to the north.
Ilocos Norte is noted for being the birthplace of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos, who led an authoritarian rule over the country during the latter half of his incumbency.
Ilocos Norte is also known as a northern tourist destination, being the location of Fort Ilocandia, an upper class beach resort famous among expatriates, and Pagudpud.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Ilocos_Norte   (296 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Ilocos Sur
Ilocos Sur is bounded on the north by the provinces of Ilocos Norte and Abra, and on the south by La Union.
During the Liberation, in 1945, Ilocos Sur was the staging ground of an assault on the mountains.
Ilocos Sur is at the cultural hub of the Ilocos region.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/ilocossur.htm   (1312 words)

  
 The Official Website of the Province of Ilocos Sur
Following the exploration and conquest of the Ilocos by the Castillan sword, the evangelization of the inhabitants was pursued in the characteristics zeal and devotion of the Augustinian missionaries.
Ilocos Sur’s economy is agrarian, but its 2,647 square kilometers of unfertile land is not enough to support a population of 338,579.
The history of Ilocos Sur, from the beginning of the Spanish rule to the first decade of the nineteenth century was characterized by revolts in protest against tributes and forced labor, as well as the monopolies of some industries.
www.santa.gov.ph /ilocossur/gihistorycompre.html   (3355 words)

  
 Revolutionary War in the Ilocos
La Union was later formed by merging the southern part of Ilocos Sur and the northeast portion of Pangasinan in 1854.
The Ilocos is a long, narrow strip of land-- a rugged region that nestles between the South China Sea on the west and the great Cordillera ranges on the east.
Ochosa, Orlino A. The Tinio Brigade: Anti-American resistance in the Ilocos provinces, 1899-1901.
www.bibingka.com /phg/ilocos   (1744 words)

  
 .: www.tagudin.gov.ph ::: General Information
Tagudin is the gateway of the Province of Ilocos Sur from the south.
Being part of the Ilocos Region, it is one of the driest in the Philippines.
Average rainfall in the entire province of Ilocos Sur is 212.70 mm, the highest among the Ilocos Provinces.
www.tagudin.gov.ph /gi.html   (748 words)

  
 NSCB RU I - Ilocos Sur Facts and Figures
Ilocos Sur then included its present territory, plus the northeastern part of modern La Union and all of Abra (which was then called Abra de Vigan).
It is bounded by Ilocos Norte in the North, Abra in the Northeast, Mountain Province in the east, Benguet in the Southeast, La Union in the South and the Luzon Sea and the Lingayen Gulf in the West.
Aside from La Union, Ilocos Sur is one of the country's major producers of tobacco.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru1/ILSUR.HTM   (373 words)

  
 ILOCOS SUR POLITICOS CONTROL DRUG TRADE?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ilocos Sur, May 5, 2003 -- Vigan, Ilocos Sur Former provincial board member and broadcaster Efren Rafanan bared that top government officials are behind the drug syndicate in Ilocos Sur.
"Ilocos Sur is a favorite landing area [for illegal drugs] because of its long and unguarded coastline," Rafanan said.
Ilocos Sur provincial police chief Senior Supt. Mario Subagan in an earlier statement told The Times that the killings were not the handiwork of a vigilante group reportedly established to stop the increasing number of drug abusers in the province.
www.newsflash.org /2003/05/ht/ht003365.htm   (390 words)

  
 The Official Website of the Province of Ilocos Sur
After her husband’s assassination, she continued his libertarian movement, fighting valiantly on the bloody battlefields and died with heroic courage at the hands of the Spanish enemy.
Silang was born in the barrio of Canlogan, Santa, Ilocos Sur, on March 19, 1731.
This town became the capital of the free Ilocos government-in-exile.
www.santa.gov.ph /ilocossur/herogabriela.html   (968 words)

  
 Priests condemn STL as front for ‘jueteng’ - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
LAOAG CITY—Priests in the Catholic Diocese of Laoag have condemned the resurgence of “jueteng” in Ilocos Norte, which, they said, is being operated under the protective mantle of the government-run Small Town Lottery (STL).
And as we were celebrating the resurrection (of the Lord), the government shamelessly took the front pages, gladly announcing the resurgence of a social evil that we all thought has died forever,” said the pastoral letter.
Ilocos Norte mayors are known to be supportive of the state-run gambling.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=52931   (626 words)

  
 Ilocos Sur - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Ilocos Sur - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Ilocos Norte | Ilocos Sur | La Union |; Pangasinan
Ilocos Sur, People and culture, Economy, Geography, Political, Cities, Municipalities, Physical, History, External links and Provinces of the Philippines.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Ilocos_Sur   (308 words)

  
 Ilocos Sur: Pride of place ... - Nov. 21, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ILOCOS Sur has plenty to offer in terms of tourism spots, the most famous being the Vigan Heritage Village that was included in the Unesco's World Heritage List three years ago.
Savellano envisions Ilocos Sur as a "wholesome, safe, and secure vacation spot for families and foreign tourists." He also intends "to increase awareness among local residents on the culture of tourism."
And Ilocos Sur is not lacking in this aspect.
www.inq7.net /gbl/2002/nov/21/text/gbl_6-1-p.htm   (332 words)

  
 Ilocano.org : Ilokano - Ilocos Sur cited on poverty reduction program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur (12 October) -- The province of Ilocos Sur was chosen as the "Best Implementor" of the Provincial Poverty Reduction Program (PPRP) of the National Economic and Development Authority's Regional Development Council.
The provincial government was honored for its various livelihood projects that have greatly helped ease the plight of the poor in Ilocos Sur's 768 barangays, according to Dr. Enri Mendoza, presidential assistant for North Luzon.
To assure the program's continuous success, Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis "Chavit" Singson named all the mayors of the province's 32 towns and two cities as "action officers" with specific instructions to monitor projects and file weekly progress reports.
www.ilocano.org /community/index.php/topic,907.0.html   (417 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Vigan remains to be the capital town of Ilocos Sur.
On February 2, 1818, the Ylocos was divided into two provinces: Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte.
At that time, Ilocos Sur encompassed what are now the northern towns of La Union up to Luna and Abra.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=history&province=2   (175 words)

  
 StarBulletin.com | News | /2006/01/10/
Students attended a class yesterday at the nursing school at the University of the Northern Philippines in Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
The incident occurred as the delegation was traveling to Dagupan in Pangasinan province from Vigan in Ilocos Sur.
Witnesses on the bus said the girl ran across the northbound lane of the two-lane highway and was hit by the bus, which was traveling south.
starbulletin.com /2006/01/10/news/story04.html   (1108 words)

  
 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
The four Ilocano Presidents to be featured in the monument are Elpidio Quirino, who was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur; Ramon F. Magsaysay, who hailed from the Ilocano side of Castillejos, Zambales; Ferdinand E. Marcos, who was from Batac, Ilocos Norte; and Fidel V. Ramos, who is from Pangasinan.
Former Ilocos Sur governor Luis "Chavit" Singson was appointed chairman emeritus of the project committee when the NAITAS officers presented to him the plan for the project.
Incumbent Ilocos Sur Govenor DV Savellano also accepted the vice chairmanship and membership in the executive committee.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/03/11/PROV200403114564.html   (486 words)

  
 Ilocos Sur
Located on the western coast of Luzon, bordering Ilocos Norde to the north.
The Japanese Army's 'Kanno Detachment' that disembarked from Pescadores Island sailed to the Philippines and landed to occupy Vigan on December 10, 1941.
Battle in SE Ilocos Sur, from January 8th, 1944 until the end of the war, between Filipino Army and the flanks of General Yamashita's troops.
www.pacificwrecks.com /provinces/philippines_ilocos_sur.html   (188 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Radio broadcaster survives assassination in Ilocos Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur: “The attempt on my life on Friday is definitely politically motivated,” the broadcaster Nestor Seguismundo said in an exclusive interview with The Manila Times.
Seguismundo is a known critic of Gov. Luis Singson of Ilocos Sur, and has opposed the resumption of jueteng in the province.
Seguismundo is former president of the Save Ilocos Sur Alliance, a broad coalition of nongovernment and people’s organizations in Ilocos Sur.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/may/01/yehey/prov/20050501pro1.html   (651 words)

  
 NSCB RD I Homepage
Properties with an estimated value of P101.1 million went to smoke in the Ilocos Region in 2005 as the region recorded a total of 269 fire incidences.
Albeit a lower number of incidences recorded compared to the 301 in 2004, the estimated value of damages was 33.0 percent higher than in 2004.
Ilocos Norte, meanwhile, had the most number of incidences among the provinces with 143 but La Union had the highest estimated value of damages at around P42.0 million.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru1   (330 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Ilocos Sur ready to mark Del Pilar death   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ilocos Sur ready to mark Del Pilar death
VIGAN CITY—Everything is ready for commemoration of the 105th anniversary of the Battle of Tirad Pass, according to Isagani Giron, chair of the Samahan ng Pangkasaysayan ng Bulacan (Bulacan Historical Society) on Tuesday.
Ilocos Sur provincial officials, headed by Gov. Luis Chavit Singson, Vice Gov. Deogracias Victor Savellano, Rep. Eric D. Singson of Ilocos Sur and Mayor Allen Singson of Candon City are also extending their support for the annual rites.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/dec/01/yehey/prov/20041201pro4.html   (736 words)

  
 Ilocos Sur wins poverty reduction award - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
VIGAN, ILOCOS SUR--THE PROVINCE of Ilocos Sur has been judged "Best Implementor" of the Provincial Poverty Reduction Program (PPRP) of the Regional Development Council, National Economic and Development Authority (Neda), Ilocos Region.
The provincial government was cited for its various livelihood projects that have greatly helped ease the plight of the poor in Ilocos Sur’s 768 barangays, according to Dr. Enri Mendoza, presidential assistant on the North Luzon Growth Quadrangle area.
Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis "Chavit" Singson, in a statement, said he named as action officers all the mayors of the province's 32 towns and two cities with specific instructions to monitor the projects and file weekly progress reports.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=52931   (351 words)

  
 Singson denies that Ilocos Sur favored in tax share - Jun. 08, 2003
VIGAN CITY -- Former Ilocos Sur governor Luis "Chavit" Singson said the shortage of government funds is delaying the release of the tobacco excise tax shares of Virginia-tobacco producing provinces.
Marcos also accused President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of favoring Ilocos Sur because, he said, it is the only tobacco-producing province that receives the tobacco excise tax share.
He also belied Marcos' accusation that he had been claiming that Ms Macapagal was scared of him because he might also instigate her exit, like what Singson did to deposed president Joseph Estrada.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/jun/08/reg_5-1.htm   (366 words)

  
 ILOCOS LAWYERS SLAM GOVT, CHURCH SILENCE ON MASSACRE
The IBP Ilocos Sur chapter bewailed the inaction of national leaders and scored them for failing to even denounce the bloody massacre of the Rafanan family.
The Ilocos Sur police officers are personally hand-picked by Chavit Singson and are loyal to him personally.
Rafanan, a radio commentator, and a former ally of Singson as a member of the Ilocos Sur provincial board, was also tapped as witness against Singson on the same charges.
www.newsflash.org /2003/04/ht/ht003283.htm   (532 words)

  
 Pacland's Philippine Boxing Forum :: View topic - Motorcade also planned for Viloria in Narvacan!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Viloria, a native of Barangay San Jose, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, knocked out Eric Ortiz in the first round of their title bout to capture the World Boxing Council (WBC) junior flyweight crown last Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Ilocos Sur Vice Gov. Deogracias Victor B. Savellano said yesterday that Viloria is the first genuine Ilocano to become a world boxing champion.
His father is a native of Barangay San Jose, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, and his mother, a native of Sta.
forum.philboxing.com /viewtopic.php?t=25794&sid=7   (496 words)

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