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Selfie in front of Bangui windmills turns deadly


Another deadly selfie.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pagcor donates school buildings for Ilocos Norte students


Eighteen-year old student Meynard Villanueva finished grade school in 2008 with highest honors. But because his parents had no stable source of income, he was not able to enroll in high school.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

1 in every 10 mothers in Ilocos is a teenager

A MANILA hospital is overwhelmed by the number of women giving birth in a scene repeated many times over outside the metropolis, including the Ilocos region where one of every 10 mothers is a teenager. JOAN BONDOC

The number of teenage mothers in the Ilocos region has risen over the past 10 years, alarming population officials who have raised concerns over the young child-bearers’ health.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Mario’ aftermath: Gov’t brings relief to Ilocos, to restore power in 4 days


Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Monday met with officials of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur provinces, areas placed under states of calamity, following the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong), to discuss government efforts to help typhoon victims.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Damage from ‘Mario’ rises to P36M in Ilocos Norte

Fallen Trees in Ilocos Norte due to strong winds as tropical storm "Mario" slammed the entire province on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Joemar Tolentino

The damage to agriculture and infrastructure in Ilocos Norte rose to over P36 million as Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong) continues to batter the province on Saturday.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »