Palace declares June 19 as non-working day in Laoag

LAOAG CITY — In time for the celebration of Laoag’s Charter Day, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared June 19 as a special non-working holiday in the city. “The people of Laoag…

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…

Ilocos Norte dad wants more teeth to ‘anti-epal’ measure

LAOAG CITY — A lawmaker in this city is bent on pursuing the passage of an ordinance to strengthen an anti-epal bill, prohibiting the display or posting of government official’s names and…

Senior citizens help promote Ilocos Norte’s ‘culture tourism’

  LAOAG CITY — At least 30 senior citizens have joined the first batch of 300 newly-hired tourism ambassadors who will assist tourists visiting Ilocos Norte’s major tourism destinations this summer.…

Laoag City welcomes OIC cop chief

  LAOAG CITY — Officials and residents here welcomed the newly-installed Officer-In-Charge (OIC) of the Laoag City Police, Supt. Dominic Guerrero, a native of Balatong village, this city. Prior to his…

‘Taray ni Ayat’ to gather 1,500 young Ilokanos in Laoag

LAOAG CITY – Some 1,500 Ilokano youths are expected to join the funnest fun run here Saturday. Organized by the Ilocos Norte Youth Development Office (INYDO) and the Sirib Ilokano Kabataan…

Clarification sought on naming school after Fariñas’ son

LAOAG CITY—A member of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP or Provincial Board) is seeking clarification why the Laoag Science High School would be named in memory of Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas’ son…

PRC opens service center in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY — Thirty-four-year-old Sheryl Corpuz’s professional license as a teacher is expiring next month. Thanks to the newly-opened Professional Regulation Commission office in San Nicolas town, she will no longer…