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Stray bullet kills 3-month-old boy

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A three month-old baby was killed while another child was injured by stray bullets as Ilocos Region welcomed the New Year, police said.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ex-NBI chief back as crime fighter

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NBI Director Nonnatus Rojas. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) chief Nonnatus Rojas is back to fight crime and bring justice to those seeking it.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

70,000 people affected by typhoon Odette, southwest monsoon—NDRRMC

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Project Noah MTSAT image, September 24, 2013, 3:32 PM. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

At least 70,000 persons were affected from the heavy rains spawned by typhoon Odette (international name Usagi) last week and the southwest monsoon early this week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

18 major roads in Luzon damaged in wake of storm

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At least 18 major roads in four Luzon regions that were damaged by floods triggered by torrential rains are still closed to traffic, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Legendary Paoay Lake comes alive

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ONCE teeming with fish cages and faced with a pollution problem, Paoay Lake in Ilocos Norte is now a water sports venue attracting local and foreign athletes. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

Unknown to many, the serene Paoay Lake, known for its legendary past, had been blighted by wastes coming from fish cages resulting in high E. coli bacteria contamination for years.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Storm signals up in Northern Luzon

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Storm warning signals have been raised in several provinces of Northern Luzon as “Dindo” intensifies further into a tropical storm and shift its direction towards Batanes Province.

Posted: June 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ilocos’ most wanted falls

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The authorities have finally caught up with the most wanted man in the Ilocos region who had been in hiding for 15 years since the murder of a politician in Ilocos Norte, the police Philippine National Police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group said Thursday.

Posted: June 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

It’s Chavit Singson against the rest of solid North on sin tax issue

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Lawmakers and local government officials from the tobacco-growing Ilocos region used to be a solid bloc on tax issues until Ilocos Sur Governor Luis “Chavit” Singson revealed that he was supporting the government’s move to increase taxes on cigarettes after decades of blocking higher taxes.

Posted: March 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fishkill strikes Anda, Bolinao in Pangasinan

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DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan, Philippines—Fishkill struck the Kakiputan Channel in Bolinao and Anda towns in Pangasinan on Sunday and Monday, killing about 70 tons of bangus (milkfish) there, an official of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Ilocos region said on Monday. Nestor Domenden, BFAR regional director, said the sudden change in temperature [...]

Posted: May 31st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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