The demand for electronic gadgets in the Ilocos Region rose by a whopping 200 percent as some workers shift to working from home and online classes have started, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
Tropical Depression Ofel has maintained its strength while moving over the inland seas of Southern Luzon. It is expected to pass close or over Romblon and Mindoro provinces, the weather bureau said in its 11 a.m. bulletin on Wednesday.
The government is looking at providing subsidies to small companies that were badly affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic to help them give workers their much needed 13th-month pay.
Latin America and the Caribbean have reported at least 10 million confirmed coronavirus cases and 370,000 deaths, plunging the region into its worst health, economic and social crisis in recent history.
LAOAG CITY – The Philippine Coast Guard search and rescue team continues its search operation in the coastal waters of Ilocos Norte on Wednesday for three fishermen who have gone missing last Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Melvin Manuel, head of the Laoag City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, confirmed this on Wednesday as he reported “the search … Read More
The ongoing health crisis has taken its toll on three giant projects in the province of Ilocos Norte due to delays in the delivery of equipment and construction materials, including skilled laborers, sourced by contractors from as far as Manila and Pampanga.