Private sector to join drug awareness drive

MANILA — Owners of private establishments will undergo workshops with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to help identify illegal drug peddlers renting spaces from them. This, as PDEA launched…

Malacañang still supports Diokno on cash-based budgeting

MANILA – Malacañang on Wednesday reiterated its support for Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Benjamin Diokno on the latter’s push for a cash-based budgeting system from the current…

Ilocos Sur mayor faces raps for illegal detention

MANILA — An Ilocos Sur town mayor has been ordered arrested by a local court over the padlocking of a local beach resort with its operator and four-year-old son trapped…

This Christmas: A New La Union World

San Fernando City–Spectacular lights show and sceneries. Disney Mascot Parade. Roaming train ride. Elegant giant Christmas tree. Illuminated tunnel of lights including great buys and exotic food choices. There’s more.…

Deped-Ilocos Norte to netizens: Stop sharing old kidnapping issue

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte – The head of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Ilocos Norte here continues to remind locals to refrain from sharing old statements from her regarding…

Ilocos Philippine Statistics Authority Office Announces Activities in National Statistics Month Celebration

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – – In celebration of the 29th National Statistics Month in October, the Ilocos office of the Philippine Statistics Authority, through the Regional Statistics Committee,…

NYC, TAYO call for more active youth participation in building a better Philippines

BAGUIO CITY — The National Youth Commission and the Ten Accomplished Youth Organization (TAYO) Foundation call on the Filipino youth to actively participate towards community and nation building. During the…

Vizcaya villagers flee homes over NPA-AFP firefight

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya – At least 19 families and 9 other villagers have sought refuge in the municipality of Kasibu town following a recent firefight between New People’s Army (NPA)…

More poor families to benefit from ANCOP’s services

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan — At least 270 housing units will be awarded soon to identified poor families in various areas of the province by the Answering the Cry of the…

Vizcaya gov bans tourists in cave attraction

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — Governor Carlos Padilla here on Thursday has discouraged local and foreign tourists from visiting the world-class cave systems in Kasibu town following a recent bloody encounter…

Army strives to end recruitment of child soldiers

SANTA CRUZ, Ilocos Sur — The 81st Infantry (Spartan) Battalion of the Philippine Army based here condemned the New People’s Army (NPA) for allegedly recruiting children for combat until now.…

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…

TUPAD benefits over 3,000 in Tabuk City

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga — The “Tulong Panghanapbuhay para sa Displaced and Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD)” of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) benefits 3,545 individuals here through emergency work.…