Ilocos gunsmith arrested over loose firearms

  LAOAG CITY — Police arrested a suspected unlicensed gunmaker-farmer in Ar-arusip village, Badoc, Ilocos Norte on Monday. Forty-seven-year-old farmer Jimmy Salvacion was arrested in his shanty on early Monday by joint operatives of the Badoc police, Crime Investigation and Detection Group, Provincial Infantry Battalion, and the Ilocos Norte Provincial Mobile Force Company. Senior Inspector Joseph … Read More

A tale of two provinces: Who owns Bucarot?

LAOAG CITY — Leaders come and go but as of today, residents in Sitio Bucarot in Adams town, a far-flung mountainous area inhabited by the Isnag tribe, remain confused on which province they belong to. On Friday, January 19, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Ilocos Norte conducted an out of capitol session in Sitio Bucarot, the … Read More

Baguio steps up preparations for Panagbenga 2018

  BAGUIO CITY — With only 10 days to go before the 23rd Baguio Flower Festival or “Panagbenga” opens, the city has stepped up its preparations, with the executive committee and minor committees meeting almost daily to make sure that the month-long celebration would be held smoothly. To improve this year’s edition of the festival, … Read More