9 Isabela towns in lockdown as ASF worsens

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela — Nine towns in Isabela were placed in a lockdown due to the aggravated cases of African swine fever (ASF) in the province.  Isabela Governor Rodolfo Albano III…

Signing of law reapportioning Isabela into 6 dictricts hailed

CITY OF CAUAYAN, Isabela — Local leaders and villagers here are ecstatic over the recent signing by President Rodrigo Duterte of a law reapportioning the province of Isabela into six…

Classes, work suspended in Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — Due to Typhoon Ompong’s expected onslaught, Isabela province suspended classes in all levels and work in both public and private offices Thursday and Friday. Nueva Vizcaya,…

Rebel killed, several others hurt in Isabela clashes

CAMP MELCHOR DELA CRUZ, Gamu, Isabela — A suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebel was killed and a still undetermined number of communist guerrillas were wounded in two separate clashes in…

Duterte visits wake of slain cop chief in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — President Rodrigo R. Duterte condoled with the family of the slain police officer at a wake at the Isabela police provincial office here Thursday. In his…

Albayalde gives posthumous award to fallen Isabela town cop chief

CAMP MARCELO A. ADDURU, Tuguegarao City — Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar D. Albayalde on Tuesday paid tribute to the bravery and commitment to duty of Senior Insp. Michael…

DFA to open 2 north Luzon consular offices in May

MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday announced that two consular offices in Northern Luzon are scheduled to open this May to bring passport and other consular services…

20 village heads unopposed, 20 withdraw bid in barangay polls

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — At least 20 village heads are running unopposed while 20 others gave up their election bids in Ilagan City as the Commission on Elections wrapped up…

Isabela province sends aid to Mayon victims

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The Isabela provincial government on Thursday sent 1,000 bags of rice to Albay province as assistance to the Mayon victims. Jessie James Geronimo, information officer of…

Cauayan City bizmen have until Jan. 20 to get permits

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela — The city government here has set January 20 as the deadline for securing and renewing of business licenses to avoid penalties. Lawyer Sherwin De Luna, Business Permit…

Cauayan City mulls creation of incident management team

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela — The City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) here is proposing the creation of an incident management team to take charge, not only during the time…

Outstanding Isabelenos to be honored

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The Provincial Government of Isabela is set to honor Thursday night the Outstanding Isabelinos who excelled in various field of professions as part of celebrating…

May 11 special non-working day in Isabela

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The local chief executive of Isabela has declared May 11, 2017 as a special non-working holiday in the province in commemoration of the 161st foundation…

Hot weather to prevail in Isabela – PAGASA

ECHAGUE, Isabela — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said hot weather would still prevail in the province in the succeeding days due to the easterlies. PAGASA–Isabela…

Isabela watershed priority site for sustainable development

TUGUEGARAO CITY — A watershed in the forest-rich province of Isabela is one of the 29 priority sites in the implementation of the Sustainable Integrated Area Development (SIAD) in the…

Farmers told to stop drying crops on roads

LAOAG CITY — Despite warning from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), some residents who live near national and village roads still dry their palay or corn crops…

Councilor shot dead in Quirino

SANTIAGO CITY — Business-related ora personal vendetta may have motivated the fatal shooting Tuesday of 47-year-old town councilor in Purok 3, Barangay Zamora, Cabarroguis, Quirino here, police said on Thursday.…

Isabela town opens 2017 Bangkarera Festival

DELFIN ALBANO, Isabela — A Northern Isabela town will once again be conducting this year its annual Bangkarera Festival aimed at promoting the rich culture of the town. The bangkarera…

NGCP sets power outages in parts of Isabela on March 15-16

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has scheduled a 10-hour power interruption on Wednesday, affecting service areas of the Isabela Electric Cooperative (ISELCO)…

2 Isabela towns win CBMS video, photo search

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela — At least two municipalities in the Province of Isabela were hailed over weekend as 1st and 2nd Best Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) video and photo…