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Gunman in Sudipen mayor’s slay, arrested

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – The gunman in the slaying of Sudipen, La Union Mayor Alexander Buquing and his police escort has been arrested, according to a press release from the Philippine National Police Regional Office 1. The implementation of a search warrant for violation of RA 10591 (illegal possession of firearms) lead to […]

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DILG brings federalism roadshow to Ilocos Region

DAGUPAN CITY – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will bring its regional roadshow for federalism at the CSI Stadia in this city today October 10 until October 11 to generate support for the shift to a federal form of government. Olivia Mae De Guzman, federalism regional focal person from DILG in […]

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Tawid News editor wins Palanca prize

Photo: Thirteen-time Palanca winner and 2001 Hall of Famer, Alfred “Krip” Yuson was conferred the Gawad Dangal ng Lahi award at the 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature for his contributions to the advancement of Philippine literature. With him are (from left) Sylvia Palanca-Quirino, Carl Anthony Palanca and Criselda Cecilio-Palanca. Yuson was the speaker […]

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LOOK: Katutubo Exchange closing program at the National Museum, Ilocos Complex

VIGAN CITY – Delegates of the Katutubo Exchange program held a closing ceremony that included performances of traditional music and dances, and talks about traditional culture at the National Museum of the Philippines Ilocos Complex in Vigan City last October 7, 2018. The program began last October 5 with a parade in Laoag City, Ilocos […]

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Ultra Lotto jackpot breaches P1B mark; even foreigners can take it home

MANDALUYONG CITY – Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot has breached the P1 billion mark, the highest and richest in the Philippine history, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Alexander Balutan said on Monday. “Even foreigners can win the jackpot prize if they bought a ticket as long as they are 18 years old and above, […]

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Former Liberal Party stalwart joins Sarah Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago

VIGAN CITY – Political leader and former Liberal Party stalwart Congressman Eric Singson from the second district of Ilocos Sur joined Davao City Mayor Sarah Duterte’s Hugpong ng Pagbabago Movement in an event held at the Vigan City Convention Center last September 28, 2018. In a bid to solidify its ranks, the local Party BILEG […]

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Pangasinan councilor survives assassination attempt

STO. TOMAS, Pangasinan – A municipal councilor avoided an assassination attempt that took place 9 in the morning of October 4, 2018, in Sto Tomas, Pangasinan. According to PSSupt Wilson Joseph F Lopez, Provincial Director, Pangasinan PPO, Ely Arciaga Ramos, 64, councilor of  Brgy. Poblacion East, just arrived in his residence when two unidentified suspects shot […]

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SBM Manotoc reiterates PGIN support for teachers

LAOAG CITY – At a kick-off program preluding World Teachers Day at the Centennial Arena, Laoag City last October 2, 2018, Senior Board Member Matthew Marcos Manotoc expressed his appreciation for Ilocano teachers, emphasizing their significant role in shaping their communities. “I thank our teachers for their continuous commitment to our youth.  Your tireless work is […]

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Chinese consulate donates P777k in rice, food for “Ompong” relief

LAOAG CITY – The Consulate of the People’s Republic of China in Laoag City has issued a donation through the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) for relief of victims of Typhoon “Ompong,” which struck the province in September 14-15. The donation comprises 10 tons of premium rice valued at P480,000.00 and various grocery items […]

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Suspect behind fatal shooting of Ilocos Norte clerk of court, arrested in Vigan City

BATAC, Ilocos Norte – A suspect behind the fatal shooting of a clerk of court of the Regional Trial Court Branch 65 of Laoag City was arrested last October 2, 11:30 pm, in Brgy. Mindoro, Vigan City, according to a press release from the Philippine National Police Regional Office 1. The arrest was made in […]

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