Tourists warned vs. dishonest vendors in La Union

ROSARIO, La Union — The provincial government of La Union has advised tourists to be vigilant in purchasing products from ambulant vendors along the national highways in the province following reports of alleged underweight goods. Joanna Guerrero, provincial information officer-designate, in an interview on Wednesday, disclosed they have received several complaints through e-mail and personally reported … Read More

Ilocos Police Nab Sales Consultant, Construction Worker For Illegal Drugs

CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – Two drug personalities were arrested in separate buy-bust operations conducted by joint operatives of the regional police office and the regional office of drug enforcement agency in San Fernando City and Sto. Tomas town last Thursday.    Chief Inspector Silverio Ordinado Jr, La Union police information officer, identified the … Read More

Palace condemns ambush of La Union mayor, vice mayor

MANILA — Malacañang on Wednesday condemned the recent ambush that killed Balaoan, La Union Vice Mayor Alfred Concepcion and wounded his daughter, Mayor Aleli Concepcion. “The Palace strongly denounces the recent ambush against Balaoan, La Union Mayor Aleli Concepcion and her father, Vice Mayor Alfred Concepcion,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a statement. Alfred and … Read More

DILG monitors island resorts, beaches nationwide

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte instructed the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to monitor all island resorts and beach tourism destinations in the country to avoid a scenario like the temporary closure of Boracay. To ensure the DILG’s compliance with the President’s order, Officer-In-Charge Secretary Eduardo Año directed all regional offices to submit … Read More

PNP holds command conference for 2019 polls security preps

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday held a command conference on the security preparations for next year’s mid-term elections. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde led the Command Conference at PNP headquarters at Camp Crame, Quezon City, which was attended by various police units – including Command Group, Directorial Staff, Regional Directors and … Read More

PNP chief orders probe of La Union mayor slay, police escort and driver

CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – Philippine National Police Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has ordered the creation of a special investigation task force to probe the ambush-slay last Monday of Sudipen town Mayor Alexander Buquing, his police escort and driver and the wounding of his wife Vice Mayor Wendy Joy Buquing. Senior Superintendent Ricardo … Read More