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37 hurt as bus slams into mango tree in La Union

Bauang, La Union map

At least 37 people were hurt on Thursday, when an Abra-bound bus slammed into a mango tree along the national road in Bauang town, La Union province.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 dead, 22 hurt in La Union road accident

San Fernando City map

At least three persons died while 22 others were hurt when a passenger jeepney lost its brakes and hit a stone wall in San Fernando City in La Union province on Thursday morning, police said.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pay tribute to Marcos victims, too, schools, villages urged


An official of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said schools and villages should start holding tributes to rights victims during the Marcos regime in their communities to ensure that lessons from martial law are not forgotten.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Naguilian-Baguio road section closed to heavy vehicles due to weak bridge

Naguilian road

A section of the Naguilian Road connecting La Union and Benguet provinces was closed to heavy vehicles beginning Tuesday due to a weakened bridge in Barangay (village) Ribsuan in Naguilian town in La Union.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Vigan City bids one more time for world presence

A CALESA (horse-drawn carriage) passes through the cobblestone-covered Calle Crisologo in the heritage city of Vigan in Ilocos Sur province, as the sun rises. Vigan has been receiving visitors year-round, enamored by the city’s Spanish-era mansions, its native cuisine and local culture. RICHARD BALONGLONG

The last time Vigan in Ilocos Sur province pulsated collectively as a city was before 1999 when it was inscribed in the World Heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »