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 […]
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 […]
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)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The heavy rains brought about by the southwest monsoon and exacerbated by tropical depression “Luis” caused flooding in part of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur. Take a look at some of the photos shared on Facebook by netizens on the widespread flooding.
TRADE AND BUSINESS COLLABORATIONS. Governor Imee R. Marcos and members of the local government of Ilocos Norte pose with delegates from sister province, Shandong, China, in this file photo taken in 2017. On August 21-22, this year, the province will again welcome delegates from Shandong to discuss potential collaborations with local stakeholders in infrastructure, agriculture, […]