Villar Opens Philippines’ First Regional Evacuation .Center

BACNOTAN, La Union – Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar led the inauguration of the DPWH-funded P36-million regional evacuation center–the first of its kind in the Philippines– in the village of Agtipal here yesterday. The evacuation center sits on a 3,090.57-square meter lot donated by the local government of Bacnotan headed by … Read More

Critics Look For PNP Lapses To Bring Down Administration, Says De La Rosa

CAMP FLORENDO, La Union – Philippine National Police Chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa said here that administration critics and the opposition are looking for the lapses of the police to bring down President Duterte.   “The misdeeds of police scalawags are being capitalized by the opposition and anti-Duterte administration critics to destroy us but … Read More

La Union Illegal Drugs Trade Suspect Nabbed in Buy-Bust Operation

CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – A newly- identified illegal drug personality was nabbed in a police buy-bust operation at around 7:00 p.m. Sunday in Barangay Bani, Rosario town. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado Jr, La Union police information officer, identified the suspect as Joselito Salting, 47, tricycle driver, and resident of Barangay Nangcamotian in Rosario. Ordinado said the operating … Read More

7 Modern Evacuation Centers Now Being Built in Ilocos Region

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Seven evacuation centers equipped with modern facilities are currently under construction in various areas in the Ilocos Region by the Department of Public Works and Highways regional office here. The  evacuation centers will all have an accommodation buildings with dining room, food preparation and dish washing area, communication room, … Read More

Federalism to Cut terms of office of Local Execs

AGOO, La Union – Allies of President Duterte in the PDP-Laban submitted on Wednesday at the House of Representatives’ Committee on Constitutional Amendments for deliberations on the changes in the 1987 Constitution for the shift to a Federal form of government. which include the term extension for local officials.   Jonathan Malaya, executive director of the PDP-Laban … Read More