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DAMAGE TO RICE FARMS IN ILOCOS SUR ESTIMATED AT OVER P1.2 BILLION

DAMAGE TO RICE FARMS IN ILOCOS SUR ESTIMATED AT OVER P1.2 BILLION. Hectares of rice farms like this one in Ilocos Sur were damaged by the strong winds and rains of Typhoon Ompong when it passed across Northern Luzon last Sep 15, 2018. The typhoon wreaked damage at the worst possible time just when the […]

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Zero casualty

Zero casualty. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on Sep 16 reported that Ilocos Norte sustained an initial P2.3B in agricultural and infrastructural damages due to Typhoon “Ompong”. In terms of human life, zero casualties were recorded. General Roy A. Cimatu, Environment and Natural Resources secretary, commented, “This is an indication of the […]

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OMPONG’S PATH OF DESTRUCTION

OMPONG’S PATH OF DESTRUCTION. Typhoon Ompong caused havoc not just along its path in Northern Luzon but the entire country because of its wide rain band as it crossed the northern part of the Philippines on September 15, 2018. In Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, this large tree that served to provide shade for many years […]

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PGIN sets up animal shelters in low-lying areas

PGIN SETS UP ANIMAL SHELTERS IN LOW-LYING AREAS. In a precautionary bid to minimize losses in the livestock sector during Typhoon “Ompong”, Gov. Imee R. Marcos initiated the construction of animal shelters in low-lying and flood-prone areas in Ilocos Norte. The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) through the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVet) provided canvas […]

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LOOK: Typhoon Ompong’s aftermath in Vigan City

Strong winds and rain brought by Typhoon Ompong caused damages to infrastructures and houses in Vigan City. Here are a few photos taken from the around the plaza the day after the typhoon. (photos by TNM)

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BANNER PHOTO: REPASO DE VIGAN AND SOLIDARITY PARADE

REPASO DE VIGAN AND SOLIDARITY PARADE. The history of Vigan City, from the pre-colonial period up to modern times, was the focus of the Solidarity Parade that took place in the afternoon of August 8, 2018 in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. In this photo, Bigueños portrayed American soldiers in the Philippine–American War, an armed conflict […]

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PWD EMPOWERMENT

PWD EMPOWERMENT. Ms. Maica Rose Panelo (center), with speech impairment from Rosario, La Union, won as the Ms. Inclusion Philippines who will represent Ilocos Region in the national level. The search was held on Aug. 25 at the Robinsons Place in Calasiao, Pangasinan to show that despite having disabilities, these women have the potential to […]

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LOOK: Repaso de Vigan Solidarity Parade 2018

VIGAN CITY – The City of Vigan commemorated its membership in the Organization of World Heritage Cities, an international organization of 250 cities in which sites of the UNESCO World Heritage list are located, with a parade reviewing the historic past of the city from pre-colonial barter trade up to the present. Here are some […]

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LOOK: Baguio City parade highlights Team Lakay athletes

Baguio City, Philippines – The city government of Baguio organized a vibrant parade for the 109th annual Baguio City Day last Saturday, 1 September, to celebrate the town’s feat as the first Philippine city to make it to the prestigious global creative circle and highlight Baguio City’s outstanding personalities, including the members of the legendary […]

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NUTRITION AWARDEES

NUTRITION AWARDEES. Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlo Medina, Vice Mayor Lourdes Baquiran, and the other winners of this year’s Rehiyon 1 Gawad Parangal ng Nutrisyon were honored in a ceremony held on August 30 at the Vigan Convention Center. Vigan City was awarded Consistent Regional Winner on Nutrition – City Category while Santa was awarded […]

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