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

La Union Cops nab goat thieves

  BACNOTAN, La Union – Policemen manning a checkpoint here arrested five goats in various towns of La Union and Pangasinan Tuesday afternoon. Chief Inspector Reynaldo Soria, the town’s police chief, identified the suspects as Boyet Flores, Willy Fernandez, Jose Estacio, Jonathan Osilla, and Bernie Sabala, all residents of Dagupan City, Pangasinan. Soria said the policemen apprehended the … Read More

Anti-Agricultural Smuggling Act Will Be Strictly Enforced–Sen. Estrada

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito Estrada is pushing for the strict implementation of Republic Act No. 10845, or the Anti-Agricultural Smuggling Act of 2016 to help farmers in the country. Estrada, the principal author of RA No. 10845, said here Thursday that the law will prevent the rampant smuggling of agricultural products such as garlic … Read More

‘Mentor me’ program trains Ilocos Region’s small entrepreneurs

BAUANG, La Union – About 200 owners of micro, small, and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) in the Ilocos Region will undergo a 3-month mentoring training under the “Go Negosyo: Kapatid Mentor Me (KMM) program” of the Department of Trade and Industry. The training program which is in partnership with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship started on … Read More