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From Metro Manila, Natividad town can be reached through the Manila North Road (MacArthur Highway), after exiting from the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway in Paniqui town in Tarlac province.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ship with 100,000 bags of Vietnam rice grounded in La Union

More than 100,000 bags of rice imported from Vietnam by the government remained in a cargo ship that ran aground near the port of San Fernando City in La Union province last month.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Eco-friendly earth house rises in La Union village

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THIS HOUSE, built from mud and other earth-friendly materials, blends well with the rustic environment of the village of Pideg in Tubao, La Union. PHOTOS BY EV ESPIRITU

A small house built on the side of a hill has aroused the curiosity of residents in a farming village in Tubao town in La Union province. Not only because it is unique and simple, but it is also made of mud.   “It’s an earth house,” says Cyrene Reyes, who, along with her partner, [...]

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 minors arrested for transporting 4 sacks of marijuana

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Seedling marijuana plants. AP FILE PHOTO

Two alleged minors were caught transporting four sacks of marijuana estimated to be worth P1.3 million by anti-narcotics agents in La Union, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said Tuesday.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

La Union, Pangasinan push ‘mother tongue’ to save local languages

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The La Union provincial government is going all-out in its campaign to preserve and promote its mother tongue.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Retired judge can’t escape SC verdict

The Supreme Court (SC) has found a former La Union judge guilty of gross inefficiency and gross ignorance of the law for failing to decide numerous cases on time and for ruling on 12 cases on the day he retired in 2006.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In La Union, a pebble-rich town embraces bad weather

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The pebbeled beach of Luna, La Union has provided residents a good source of livelihood that officials said is also becoming a threat to village shorelines. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Storms generally wreak havoc on lives and property. But this seaside town embraces bad weather because its residents prosper from the colorful pebbles and stones that wash ashore after a storm.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

The race to save La Union’s ‘baluarte’

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THE SPANISH-ERA “baluarte” (watchtower) on the shore of Barangay Victoria in Luna, La Union, is getting much needed help from the government, the community and the private sector to save it from the elements. RICHARD BALONGLONG

The phrase “one degree” is a bit disturbing, ominous even, for residents of Luna town in La Union province, which is known for its beach of colorful stones and the “baluarte” (watchtower).

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Cop convicted of drug charges ill, says Cavite PNP chief

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A high provincial police official recently convicted of protecting a multi-million-peso illegal drug manufacturing operation and sentenced to life in prison is ill and his turn over to the court in La Union that tried his case has been delayed, Cavite police director Senior Superintendent Alexander Rafael said Friday.

Posted: June 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Top cop convicted for protecting shabu lab surrenders

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Superintendent Dionisio Borromeo, the former assistant provincial director for administration of Cavite police, who was sentenced with life imprisonment for protecting a shabu laboratory in La Union, has surrendered himself to authorities, police said Thursday.

Posted: June 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Poll winners proclaimed in Northern, Central Luzon

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The ballots have been counted in many provinces, giving fresh mandate to new leaders by July.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 killed in Antipolo City, La Union on Maundy Thursday—NDRRMC

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Three people were killed and 11 were injured were in separate incidents on Maundy Thursday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Friday.

Posted: March 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

La Union board declares calamity state to deal with oil spill

WORKERS and volunteers help remove oil sludge from the shores of Candon City. LEONCIO BALBIN/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The provincial board of La Union has declared the province under a state of calamity to enable towns affected by the oil spill supposedly from a sunken vessel or another ship to tap their calamity funds for cleanup operations.

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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