Barangays told to formulate health development plans

BAGUIO CITY – Councilor Elaine Sembrano said that the City Council has approved on first reading a proposed ordinance mandating all the 128 barangays here to formulate their integrated short and medium-term health development plans as part of their annually submitted barangay development plans. Sembrano, who authored the ordinance, said once approved, the barangay development … Read More

Ilocos City Government Employees Given Free Facials And Other Beauty Treatments

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – More than 800 city government employees here have been given free facials and other beauty treatments during a 4-day pampering service at Plaza Gazebo, City Hall in connection with the 117th Civil Service Month celebration starting Tuesday. The program is a project of the City Human Resource Management Office headed by Ms. Patricia Georgina … Read More

30 Loose Firearms Surrendered In Ilocos Town

  TUBAO, La Union – At least 30 assorted loose firearms were surrendered to the police here by several local village officials and private citizens in line with the campaign against unregistered or illegally manufactured firearms last Tuesday afternoon. The campaign, called  Proactive Against Loose Firearm towards Transforming and Illuminating the Key players of the Community (PALTIK), was done … Read More

3 Motorbike Drivers Killed, Back Riders Injured In La Union Road Mishaps

CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – Three motorcycle drivers were killed and a back rider was injured in separate road accidents in the towns of Bauang, San Juan, and Naguilian last Sunday. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union’s police information officer, identified fatalities as Jeff Liares Cayanan, 21, of Central West, Bauang; John Loyd Baronia, 17, of Barangay … Read More

La Union Cop Kills Man Who Parked Car In Front Of House

PUGO, La Union – A policeman gunned down a man who parked his car in front of the former’s house in Barangay Tavora East here last Sunday morning. Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado, Jr., La Union police information officer, identified the suspect as Police Officer 1 Francis Michael Laranang, 35, newly-assigned at the La Union Police Provincial Office General Services Section, … Read More

Army strives to end recruitment of child soldiers

BAGUIO CITY — The National Police Commission in Cordillera highlighted the use of ‘whistle’ in crime prevention as it launched the observance of National Crime Prevention Week (NCPW). With the theme “Mamamayang Mapagmasid, Kapayapaan ang Maihahatid”, Napolcom – CAR spearheaded the NCPW 2017 launching during the September 1 Baguio Day Program at the Baguio Convention … Read More

3 La Union Students Bag Singapore International Math Competitions

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – City Mayor Hermenegildo Gualberto gave due recognition to three public high school students in the province who won bronze medals in different international mathematics competitions in Singapore when they paid a courtesy call at the Mayor’s Office, City Hall on Friday.   The student mathematicians include Jayson D. Cerezo, a … Read More