Laoag police chief relieved

LAOAG CITY — Barely a year since Lt. Col. Amador B. Quiocho assumed his post as chief of the Laoag City police station, a new officer-in-charge is taking over the command effective Tuesday (August 4, 2020). Slapped with multiple administrative charges with the ongoing investigation at the Police Regional Office, Quiocho, who is due to retire … Read More

Pop-up events in Ilocos Norte suspended

LAOAG CITY – The first “Buy Ilocos Norte” bazaar, a pop-up event organized by Ilocos Norte’s provincial government to help micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), has been canceled to ensure public safety. Ilocos Norte tourism head, Aianree Raquel, said in an interview on Friday that they have decided to postpone the event indefinitely, along with … Read More

P1.8-M marijuana seized from woman in Kalinga

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – A female drug dealer was arrested by anti-narcotics operatives on Friday, the police said. In a report, Police Regional Office–Cordillera (Procor) regional director Brig. Gen. R’Win Pagkalinawan identified the suspect as Jovielyn Paclay Bayog, 33, who was caught before noon in Purok 3, Tabuk City, Kalinga. Bayog, who hails from hinterland Barangay … Read More

No revert to ECQ in Dagupan City

DAGUPAN CITY – Mayor Marc Brian Lim here said the city will not revert to enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from its current modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status amid the increasing number of cases for coronavirus disease (Covid-19). In an interview Thursday, Lim said closing the borders of the province to non-essential travels, online registration … Read More