4 persons nabbed in One-Time, Big Time Operation in Dagupan

  DAGUPAN CITY — Five notorious drug personalities were arrested and 11 sachets of “shabu” or methamphetamine hydrochloride and several firearms and ammunition were seized during the implementation of One-Time, Big Time Operation by the police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in various parts of Dagupan City early today (Wednesday). Senior Supt. Ronald Oliver … Read More

NGCP set 10-hour power outage tomorrow

  TUGUEGARAO CITY — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a 10-hour power interruption on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Lilibeth P, Gaydowen, NGCP North Luzon Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Officer, on Tuesday said the scheduled power outage on Wednesday was a preventive maintenance work affecting entire Cagayan … Read More

51D-PA recruits artillery soldiers

CAMP MELCHOR DELA CRUZ, GAMU, Isabela — The 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army (51D-PA) Artillery Regiment based in this town is presently conducting a pre-qualifying examination to soldier applicants to join the said unit of the army division. The pre-qualifying examination is comprised of 50% Mathematics, 25% Inductive Reasoning and 25% Basic English. Lt. Col. … Read More

Ilocano millennials hail SONA

LAOAG CITY — Many young residents of this city watched as President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday afternoon, and expressed their approval of what the Chief Executive had reported to the Filipinos. As the President spoke of his achievements for the past 12 months, he went off … Read More

CPLA purges rank of scalawags; talks peace with OPAPP

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The new leadership of the 7,000 combatants of the Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army (CPLA), the group that originally signed the peace pact with the government in 1986, urges Cordillerans to inform them of members misrepresenting themselves and are into illegal activities using the group’s name. Abra Vice Governor Ronald Balao-as, who … Read More

CAR tops number of drug-cleared barangays nationwide

LA TRINIDAD –- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera (PRO-COR) announced that the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has announced the most number of drug-cleared barangays or villages in the Philippines during the first 10 months in office of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. According to PRO-COR Regional Director Police Chief Superintendent Elmo Francis Sarona, there are … Read More

La Union Cops Nab Trike Driver for Illegal Drugs Trade

  ROSARIO, La Union – Joint operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) regional office and town policemen arrested a tricycle driver in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Subusub here last Wednesday. Chief Inspector Bernabe Oribello, Rosario’s chief of police, identified the suspect as Ramil D. Esquivel, 44, a resident of Barangay Poblacion West, Rosario. Seized from Esquivel … Read More

CAR execs ask Duterte to fund road projects, Loakan airport modernization

BAGUIO CITY – Leaders of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) led by the Regional Development Council (RDC) chairman have asked President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during their meeting at Malacañan Palace to consider the implementation of the Cordillera Roads Infrastructure Program (CRIP) and the modernization of the Loakan airport as an urgent project. Mayor and RDC … Read More

Designation of Kalinga solon as caretaker of Mountain Province backed

BAGUIO CITY –- Mountain Province Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan on Wednesday said they are giving their full support to the designation of Kalinga Representative Allan Jesse Mangaoang as caretaker congressman of Mountain Province. Lacwasan said, “We congratulate Congressman Mangaoang and we commit to support him in his programs and projects.” He said they respect the decision … Read More