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JUSTICE FOR JUDGE BAÑEZ

JUSTICE FOR JUDGE BAÑEZ. The town hall and regional trial court building in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur are draped with black cloth as sign of mourning over the death of Regional Trial Court Judge Mario Anacleto Bañez. Judge Bañez was shot dead by still unidentified assassins while driving on his way home along Brgy Mameltac, San Fernando City, La Union in the late afternoon of Nov. 5. The police are looking for possible connection with the cases he handled as motive for the killing. (photo taken from LGU Tagudin Facebook Page)

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DTI-Ilocos Sur urges consumers to patronize local pork

VIGAN CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Ilocos Sur urged the public to solely patronize pork products from the province until the threat of the African swine fever (ASF) to the… Read more »

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Baro nga akem ni VP Robredo iti kampania kontra illegal a droga

NASKEN nga iwaksi ti nakaro a pinnolitika dagiti opisial ti gobierno ti Pilipinas tapno masolbar dagiti nadagsen a problema iti pagilian pakairamanan ti panagraira ti illegal a droga. Aniaman ti pudno a gapu ti panangdutok… Read more »

In My Eyes

Philhealth and Tolentino Hospital (Part I)

One of the best government programs on health is membership to the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) or more popularly known as Philhealth. What’s this Philhealth, fellas? Created in 1995, Philhealth is a tax-exempt, government-owned… Read more »

Sinursuran

Padpadas a di rumbeng koma a kapadasan…

OKTUBRE 31 (Huwebes) idi mariing a madi ti riknana. Gapu ta iti dayta laeng a mariknana ti kasta, dagus nga inobserbarna ti bagina. Agkapsut ken ling-eten metten dagiti dapanna. Nagpaala a dagus iti apaganem-em a… Read more »

Komentario

Protesta ni Marcos kontra ken ni Robredo

NASUROKEN a kagudua ti innem a tawen a termino ti Bise Presidente ti Pilipinas ti naglabas, ngem aginggana ita ket saan pay a naresolbar ti nayuli a protesta kontra ken ni Vice President Maria Leonore… Read more »

Literature

Sarita

Kagwang (Maikadua a paset)

SABADO iti kabigatanna. Pugpug-awak ti kape barako idi inyula ti ridaw ni kayong Berto. “Grabe ‘yung aswang kagabi! Andaming pinatay na manok at pato dyan uli sa dulo ng Purok Amana!” Kunana a mangkudkudkod ti… Read more »

Salaysay

Pakdaar dagiti agsasaruno a ginggined

NAKARO a buteng ken rigat ti pinarnuay dagiti nagsasaruno a napigsa a ginggined iti naglabas a bulan sadiay Mindanao kangrunaanna kadagiti probinsia iti Cotabato ken Davao. Naudi a dinayyeg ti Magnitude 6.5 a ginggined ti… Read more »

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Ti adal iti layus iti Cagayan

TAAW ti aglawlawen! Kastoy ti nagbalin a linaon ti post iti social media, aglalo iti Facebook, dagiti agindeg kadagiti ili ti probinsia ti Cagayan a sumango iti taaw-Pasipiko (wenno dagiti makunkuna nga ili iti downstream).… Read more »

Sarita

Kagwang (Umuna paset)

“ASWANG! Aswang! Aswang!” Naklaatak. Irriag ti agkakaribuso iti ruar. Timek ti nabangag a baket, maar-arakattot a mangmanmandar kadagiti lallaki nga alaenda ti gayang ken tarapang. Nasken kano nga agsaganada iti idadarup ti aswang. Labananda ti… Read more »

Travel

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Little saints and angels march this Halloween

Thinking about what costume to wear this Halloween? Why not dress up like your favorite saint? While others welcome Halloween by dressing up to be scary, children at the Epiphany of Our Lord Parish in… Read more »

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MANACOTA CAVE AND UNDERGROUND RIVER

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Poor Filipino fishermen are making millions protecting whale sharks

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PANAGSASARITA

PANAGSASARITA. The local government of Vigan City conducted “Panagsasarita” (sharing of stories) on Vigan culture and history on Nov. 3-6 in various venues in the city. The experiences and knowledge of residents on the city… Read more »

History

Bantonlagip ni Gabriela Silang, simbolo ti kinatured ken kinamaingel

SINALLUKOBANNAK ti nagpaiduma a rikna iti daydi kanito a pannakakitak iti antigo ken dandanin mapirpirsay a dokumento nga el certificado de defuncion wenno death certificate daydi Maria Josefa Cariño Silang kabayatan ti panagur-urnos dagiti naggapu… Read more »

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Do dogs have feeling?

shutterstock Jan Hoole, Keele University and Daniel Allen, Keele University If you live with a dog you just know when it’s happy or miserable, don’t you? Of course you do. Even the scientific community, now… Read more »

Culture

FEATURE: Understanding archaeological finds in Ilocos and Cordillera in the last decade

VIGAN CITY — Interest in archaeology is not only a way of discovering the past of a place or region, but also a precious means of understanding and preserving its history and culture.  The National… Read more »