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

Ilocos farmers learn adaptation strategies to beat climate change

LAOAG CITY — The provincial government of Ilocos Norte, in collaboration with various national government agencies and the extension directorate of the state-run Mariano Marcos State University, continues to empower farmers and teach them practical ways to sustain crop productivity in climate vulnerable areas. Following a recent farmers training in Batac City attended by some 40 … Read More

Ilocos Norte pushes for anti-plastic ordinance

LAOAG CITY— In a bid to beat plastic pollution, the Ilocos Norte government, through the provincial board, has proposed to regulate single-use plastics in the entire province. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan on Monday approved on second reading Draft Provincial Ordinance No. 2019-05-074 sponsored by outgoing Senior Provincial Board Member and Governor-elect Matthew Joseph Manotoc. Under the … Read More

Ilocos Norte urges LGUs to intensify campaign vs. HIV/AIDS

LAOAG CITY—Citing the growing cases of human immunodeficiency virus/ acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in Region 1 (Ilocos Region), the Ilocos Norte government through a resolution passed by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on Monday is urging all concerned local government units (LGUs) to intensify information and education campaign in local communities. Authored by ex-officio Board Member … Read More