Korean yacht hits power line in Pangasinan

ANDA, Pangasinan — Seven barangays in Santiago Island and Anda, Bolinao  remain without electricity since Wednesday night after a yacht owned by Korean nationals hit the electric wire situated in seawaters of Barangay Awag here. Police Officer Glendon Ray Caasi, an investigator from Anda Police Station, in an interview Thursday, said it was reported to their … Read More

Natonin, neighboring towns need more aid: Ex-mayor

BAGUIO CITY — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Marie Rafael, who served as mayor of Natonin, Mountain Province in 2007-2010, called for more donations to feed and equip the more than 100 rescuers who continue searching for more than 10 people who had gone missing following the massive landslide last Oct. 30. “I was … Read More

Child rape cases in Pangasinan down by 29%

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Pangasinan Police Provincial Office (PPO) reported 251 child rape cases in the entire province from January to October this year, 29 percent lower than the 353 cases recorded over the same period last year. In an interview on Monday, PPO police community relations officer, Chief Insp. Norman Florentino, said rape cases accounted … Read More

DA says Ilocos Region 189% rice sufficient

DAGUPAN CITY — The Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Office in Region 1 (Ilocos Region) has assured that there will be no shortage of rice supply since the region is 189 percent rice sufficient. DA Regional Technical Director for Operations, Erlinda Manipon, said all provinces in Region 1 — Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan … Read More