2017, September


The Sangguniang Panlungsod here approved the partial allocation of PHP2 million for the purchase of lots for the sanitary landfill project. The City Development Council (CDC) certified passed unanimously. During the deliberations, however, councilor Franklin Dante A. Respicio asked if the city’s appraisal committee has checked the proposed area for the project. The proposed area

2017, September


Two months after declaring Rep. Rodolfo “Rudy” C. Fariñas as “persona non-grata”, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan recalled the June draft resolution. SP member Vicentio “Toto” M. Lazo also mentioned that the provincial board will also pass a “resolution of apology” to formalize their “sincere intent”. He added that the House of Representatives is the addressee of

2017, September


The city government here found Brgys. Salet-Bulangon and Balatong as possible sites for a sanitary landfill. This came after the planned partnership with the Government of Laoag Employees Development Cooperative (GLEDCO) to build and operate a sanitary landfill at Brgy. Lagui-Sail here was cancelled.

2017, August 26


The city government here expressed its full support to President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s executive order banning smoking in all public places. Laoag mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas said they established the Laoag Smoke Free Task Force and deputized the PNP and Traffic Enforcers to implement Executive Order No. 26. In addition to this, she said she

2017, August 24


A handwoven cloth locally known as “Abel Iloco” holds a distinction as one of the most sought-after Ilocano product here and abroad. In Paoay, Ilocos Norte, loom weavers remain competitive as they are known to produce durable and stylish inabel clothing designs. Twenty-five years ago, a Brgy. Nagbacalan resident, Charito C. Cariaga, founded the Nagbacalan

2017, August 21


In a recent visit of a team from the Ilocos Norte Provincial Public Safety Command along with its municipal counterparts to promote peace and counter anti-terrorism threats in the barrio, they met with villagers and offered food to at least 21 day-care pupils of Abkir Child Development Center. Running for two years now, the police

2017, August 18


The police in this town prevented a cargo van filled with live chicken from delivering its goods in a checkpoint at about 4:30 am of the said day, the van passed by the checkpoint containing about 2,000 heads of chickens to be delivered in Batac City.

2017, August 18


As this municipality celebrates its quadricentennial anniversary as an independent town, the municipal government declared “lanuti” as its municipal tree. Lanuti is a tree with pink and white flowers and good wood to make furniture. With the declaration, he said it will the mayor’s office through the municipal environment and natural resources officer and the

2017, August 17


The city government here, led by mayor Albert D. Chua and vice mayor Jeffrey Jubal Nalupta, distributed 14,818 bags of fertilizers to the city’s farmers. Mr. Chua said they gave farmers 2 bags each of urea and complete fertilizers. He added that this is in line with the city’s full agricultural development in the countryside

2017, August 15


Gov. Imee R. Marcos inducts the newly elected officers and board of diretors, including new members of the PCCI Ilocos Norte-Laoag City Chapter at her office in the Provincial Capitol.