GET TO KNOW DTI- REGION 1
DTI-1 or DTI-Ilocos Region is composed of four provinces—Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan; and of nine cities—Alaminos, Batac, Candon, Laoag, San Carlos, San Fernando, Urdaneta, Vigan, and Dagupan.
Economy in the region is anchored both on agriculture and agro-industrial sectors. Its provinces are famous for agro-industrial businesses such as milkfish (bangus) cultivation and processing, livestock raising, fish paste (bagoong) processing, among others. Income in the Ilocos provinces also come from cultivating rice, tobacco, corn, sugarcane, and fruits; and from raising livestock such as pigs, chicken, goats, and carabaos.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region 1 led by Regional Director (RD) Grace Falgui-Baluyan, DTI Pangasinan Provincial Director Natalia Dalaten, together with local government unit (LGU) Mapandan officials and the officers and members of Women's Unity for Progress Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative (WUFP-FMPC) welcomed Canadian Ambassador to the PhilippinesRead more.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in partnership with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE) Go Negsoyo continues its efforts to help and mentor more entrepreneurs toward success amid the pandemic. A total of 55 mentees from Region 1 have successfully finished the Kapatid Mentor Micro Entrepreneurs-Money Market EncounterRead more.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region 1 thru its Provincial Offices, intensified the monitoring of prices and supplies of basic necessities at various grocery stores and supermarkets in the region. This is to prevent over pricing and hoarding of basic goods. Following the declaration of a state ofRead more.
San Fernando City, La Union- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) La Union destroyed P400,000 worth of substandard, uncertified and non-conforming products at the City Sanitary Landfill last October 11, 2019. DTI Region 1 Director Grace Falgui-Baluyan together with Assistant Regional Director Daria R Mingaracal and DTI La UnionRead more.
DTI-1 OIC Director Grace Falgui-Baluyan along with OIC Provincial Director Merlie D. Membrere led the Monitoring and Enforcement Team at San Fernando City, La Union. San Fernando City, La Union- The Department of Trade and Industry Region 1 (DTI-1) thru the Consumer Protection Division Teams of the Regional and ProvincialRead more.
San Fernando City, La Union- The Department of Trade and Industry Region 1 (DTI-1) welcomed its new Head. Director Grace Falgui-Baluyan assumed her post as OIC RegionalDirector of DTI-1 effective 1 July 2019.In a simple turnover ceremony, Dir. Daria R. Mingaracal,who served as OIC Regional Director for almost six months,Read more.
The loud banging sound, fire blazing and metal flares from the steel blade being honed in the furnace symbolizes that the blacksmith industry of Calasiao, Pangasinan is still flourishing. Coined from the Filipino term Panday or blacksmith, Sitio Pandayan of Brgy. Gabon, Calasiao, Pangasinan is known for its quality blades,Read more.
To Ilocanos, their very own native vinegar or the locally known sukang iloko is one of the many staple cuisine products primarily because of its role in the Ilocano culture and history particularly as their food condiment or food preservative. Sukang iloko which is made from naturally fermented sugarcane, hasRead more.