Ilocos Norte church set for proclamation as minor basilica

LAOAG CITY –– The Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Badoc, Ilocos Norte is now being readied for its official proclamation as ‘minor basilica’ early next year. The official…

Qualified Ilocos Norte seniors to get burial, medical assistance

LAOAG CITY—Members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board) of Ilocos Norte on Monday approved an ordinance granting burial and medical assistance to qualified senior citizens of the province. Sponsored by…

Ilocanos await opening of Laoag bypass bridge

LAOAG CITY—In time for the Christmas season where heavy traffic is expected along the Gilbert bridge in this city, Ilocanos here are hoping the alternative bridge along the bypass road…

Roadwork at the Spanish-era bridge in Laoag stopped

LAOAG CITY — A government road widening project that threatens a three-arched Spanish-era bridge in Barangay Barit, Laoag City has been stopped for the meantime. Provincial Tourism Officer Aianree Raquel, said…

Shandong delegates to revisit Laoag

LAOAG CITY—Representatives from Shandong, China, a sister province of Ilocos Norte, will revisit Laoag next month to finalize discussion on strengthening friendly and bilateral relations. Set on Nov. 6, Provincial…

Ilocos products shine anew in PH travel mart expo

LAOAG CITY — Quality products from the north are among the biggest hit again at the 28th Philippines Travel Mart Expo at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, Metro Manila.…

Ilocos Norte ready to welcome Chinese delegation from Shandong

LAOAG CITY — Officials and residents of Ilocos Norte are now gearing up for the official visit of some 30 delegates composed of Chinese leaders and businessmen from Shandong, China,…

ASEAN youth forum in Laoag cites importance of FOI

LAOAG CITY — Nearly 300 student-participants attended a youth forum held at the New Media Center of the Northwestern University here Friday. Organized by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), the…