Ilocos Norte hosts children’s day

LAOAG CITY — In observance of National Children’s Month this November, the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) of Ilocos Norte hosted a special day for children on Tuesday. Day-care children and workers from the province’s 21 municipalities gathered at the Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena to discuss the welfare of children and how they … Read More

Apayao police all set for ‘Undas’

LUNA, Apayao — In time for the expected influx of visitors in cemeteries and eco-tourism sites here, the Apayao police is all set to implement security measures and ensure public safety. Apayao PNP Provincial Director Sr. Supt. Dominador Halog said he has already deployed personnel including augmentation force in preparation for the forthcoming All Saints’ Day … Read More

Ilocos Norte aims 20% hike in garlic produce

LAOAG CITY — In time for the October planting season, garlic farmers here are being encouraged to expand their production area as the province aims to deliver at least 20 percent or 26,000 metric tons of the national market demand. Garlic demand in the Philippines, based on national statistics report, is approximately 128,000 metric tons … Read More

Ilocos Norte kicks off horror festival

  LAOAG CITY— Ilocanos in this northern part of the Philippines have started to celebrate the Halloween bash as the different local government units here and their private partners initiated fun activities starting today. In Laoag City, a Halloween-inspired food strip kicked off Monday beside the Dap-ayan food park to attract more tourists and visitors. Participated … Read More

More ambulances needed for Ilocos Norte hospitals

LAOAG CITY — Some district hospitals here are in dire need of new ambulances. To address this concern, a resolution was unanimously passed by members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on Wednesday requesting the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to donate six ambulance units to Ilocos Norte. Dr. Rogelio Balbag, chairperson of the provincial board’s committee … Read More