La Union declares state of calamity due to Ompong’s wrath

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – After conducting assessment on the damages caused by Typhoon Ompong, the provincial government of La Union declared state of calamity Wednesday.   La Union…

Ilocos Norte gov’t shares ‘green fees’ with Burgos town

LAOAG CITY — Effective next month, the “green fees” collected by the provincial government from tourists visiting the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation and Cape Bojeador lighthouse in Burgos, Ilocos Norte will be…

Ilocos town residents help conserve PHL bamboo species

LAOAG CITY —Residents of Buduan village in Burgos, Ilocos Norte are working in partnership with its local government unit and the state-run Mariano Marcos State University to conserve various species…