‘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.
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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.
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
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.
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
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
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.