All posts by Cris

2015, August 20-22


‘Ineng’ leaves 1 dead, 1 missing; P2 B in damages, the typhoon also plunged the entire province in the dark for more than three days after a National Grid Corp. of the Philippines transmission tower in Ilocos Sur was toppled.

2015, August 11


Pasuquin – The Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) condemns the killing of their parish priest Constante Balbas in this town. Initial Pasuquin police reports state that about 7:30 am of August 11, 2015, their station received a shooting incident report that transpired at Barangay 27, Sulbec in this town.

2015, August 04


Two of Ilocos Norte’s most wanted persons have finally fallen as Johnny Quitoriano ranked number 4and Melvin Saludez aka “Bonjo” ranked number 8 were arrested by law enforcers in two separate police operations.

2015, July 27


Less than a hundred protesters, mostly church workers, farmers, students, women and their children from Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Abra and La Union including some representatives of the National Food Authority Employees Association staged a silent protest rally at the Aurora Park in Laoag City on Monday morning, July 27, to voice out their sentiments

2015, July 24


Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos lead the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the formal turn-over of the P16 million Agri-Pinoy Rice Processing Complex to the farmers’ association in Piddig meant to promote agri-business and boost farmers’ productivity by taking advantage of the value chain.

2015, July 13


Ilocos Norte Governor Ma. Imelda “Imee” R. Marcos ordered the preventive suspension of Flordeliza Flojo, chief nurse of the Governor Roque B. Ablan Sr. Memorial Hospital. The suspension, which the governor said would pave the way for an investigation of “grave misconduct” and “oppression” charges against the chief nurse, is for two month and took

2015, July 08-10


Top officials and members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) gathered in Ilocos Norte on July 8-10 to participate in the 24th North Luzon Area Business Conference (NLABC).

2015, July


Vintar – Ilocos Norte government in partnership with the local government unit of Vintar is set to revive an old governor’s rest house which they would then make available for lease to tourism investors.

2015, July 05


Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocked the province of Ilocos Norte at 8:56 pm on July 5 with epicenter located at 6 kilometers southeast of Batac City and a depth of 40 kilometers. An aftershock of magnitude 4.3 was felt at 9:12 pm, located 2 kilometers northwest of Marcos town, prompting some of people to go out

2015, July 02


Currimao – At least five crew members of a Chinese fishing boat were rescued by the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine National Police at 8 am on July 2 as their vessel run aground about 150 meters from the international seaport of Currimao.