“Ineng” leaves over P1.1-B damages in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY—Non-stop rains, brought about by severe tropical storm “Ineng”, left two persons dead and over PHP1.1 billion worth damages in Ilocos Norte, the Provincial Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) reported Monday. Based on its latest situation report, the PDRRMC said the biggest damage was recorded in infrastructure, particularly on unfinished construction of national … Read More

Manotoc eyes liquor ban in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY — The Ilocanos’ love for happy hour with drinking sessions like there is no tomorrow may soon be “tempered” as Ilocos Norte Governor Matthew Joseph Manotoc wants to implement liquor ban in the entire province. Taking a cue from President Rodrigo Duterte’s desire to replicate nationwide the ordinance being implemented in Davao City, where … Read More

DPWH starts clearing Ilocos Norte roads of obstructions

LAOAG CITY — Road obstructions along the national highway in Nangalisan here is currently being demolished to ease traffic congestion here. According to Provincial District Engineer Venus Torio of the Department of Public Works and Highway Ilocos Norte First District Engineering Office, they have been coordinating with local government units to comply with the directive issued … Read More

Classes suspended in Ilocos Norte Wednesday due to ‘Falcon’

LAOAG CITY — Classes, mostly in public and private schools from pre-school to secondary levels in Ilocos Norte, are suspended today due to inclement weather brought about by typhoon “Falcon” (Danas). As of Thursday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported tropical storm Falcon is moving towards Babuyan Group of Islands with … Read More