Pangasinan cops help woman give birth inside tricycle

NATIVIDAD, Pangasinan — A woman here gave birth to a healthy child inside a tricycle before reaching the nearest Rural Health Unit (RHU), with the assistance of police officers on…

Apayao barangays get 57 patrol vehicles

LUNA, Apayao — The provincial government has distributed 57 new patrol vehicles to barangays (villages) in all seven municipalities. “Use the vehicle to help our people in times of need especially…

Pangasinan postpones public events until mid-April

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino III has postponed all the scheduled public events and gatherings that are crowd-drawing starting Feb. 13 until mid-April this year due to the…

Training plane emergency landed in Ilocos Sur, 2 passengers safe

CAMP OSCAR FLORENDO, La Union – A Cessna 152 training plane emergency landed along a coastal area in Barangay Pilar, Sta Cruz, Ilocos Sur Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 12, 2020) after…

Flower prices in Baguio go up as Valentine’s Day nears

BAGUIO CITY — Prices of flowers here have gone up days before Valentine’s Day despite the cancellation of the crowd-drawing Panagbenga Grand Float Parade. Loreta Hornalez, a flower vendor who…

Over 500 OFWs affected by Covid-19 travel ban get aid

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union — Some 566 overseas workers who are unable to return to their work abroad yet due to the temporary travel ban have received PHP10,000 cash…

Love in the time of Covid-19

BAGUIO CITY — Showing affection to loved ones during the onslaught of a dreaded disease inspired a floral designer to think outside the box in selling items popular on Valentine’s…

Baguio establishments incur losses from event cancelations

BAGUIO CITY — The city’s hospitality industry is feeling the brunt of the cancellation of major events and gatherings due to the continuous threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).…

No Gambling at Wakes for the Dead–Ilocos Regional Police

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union– As part of the intensified campaign against illegal gambling, Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) PBGEN JOEL SABIO ORDUÑA, said he has ordered all four provincial…

Online Shop Delivery Boy Killed In Ilocos Robbery Hold-up

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – An online shop delivery boy died while being treated at the Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center after he was robbed and shot by…

Missing La Union Fisherman Rescued After 3 Days At Sea

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – A fisherman who was reported missing for almost three days in the seawater of Lingayen Gulf has been rescued by fellow fishermen and is…

Woman Raped and Killed In Ilocos Sur

CAMP OSCAR FLORENDO, La Union – A 40-year-old woman was raped and brutally killed by still unidentified suspects in a cornfield at barangay Suso, Santiago, Ilocos Sur Sunday, according to…

Missing French tourist in Mt. Province found after 8 days

BAGUIO CITY— The French tourist who had gone missing for eight days after hiking in a forest in a Mountain Province town was found by a team of rescuers Wednesday…

Animal shelter eyed in every Ilocos Norte town

LAOAG CITY — The province of Ilocos Norte is eyeing for the establishment and construction of animal shelters in the 21 towns of Ilocos Norte. Provincial Board member Ambrocio Domingo, in…

Navy joins search ops for 7 missing fishermen in Pangasinan

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union — The Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL) has joined the operation in searching for the seven fishermen reported missing in the waters off Pangasinan since Tuesday…

Over 300 hogs culled in ‘1-7-10’ protocol in Pangasinan

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan — Some 333 hogs were culled in Barangay San Isidro Sur in Binmaley town and Barangay Apaya here as of Tuesday, as part of the enforcement of the Department…

Lingayen implements tricycle ban on national highways

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Motorized tricycles and other slow-moving vehicles are banned to ply the middle of national highways here in compliance with Republic Act 4136 and Department of the Interior…

Crime volume in Ilocos region down by 30%

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union — The Ilocos Police Regional Office (PRO-1) has recorded a 30-percent decrease in crime volume in 2019 as compared to the previous year. Based on…

PCG allays oil spill after tanker runs aground off Pangasinan

BOLINAO, Pangasinan — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Wednesday there is still no sign of oil spill from a tanker stranded on the coast of Barangay Patar after running…

DTI ushers MSMEs to digitalization

DAGUPAN CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has incorporated in its training and seminars for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) online marketing and e-commerce as part…