Laoag, Philippines Newswire

Laoag, Philippines Newswire

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  1. TS Mawar to bring rains, thunderstormsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | Manila Bulletin

    The tropical depression moving northwest has intensified and is now tropical storm "Mawar" further strengthening the southwest monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon on Friday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration . Pagasa said the two weather systems - TS Mawar and typhoon Sanyu - that are affecting the archipelago and has intensified outside the Philippine area of responsibility are being monitored.

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  2. 5.1 magnitude quake shakes Cagayan, Ilocos regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Manila Bulletin

    According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology , the tectonic earthquake which had a depth of 13 km struck at 6:08 a.m. Wednesday and was plotted at 19.13A N, 121.20A E - 033 km S 58A W of Calayan, Cagayan.

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  3. Tropical Storm Jolina now over Quirino provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Sun-Star

    TROPICAL Storm Jolina is now over Quirino province after it made landfall over Aurora province Friday night, the country's weather agency said. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said that as of 10 p.m. Friday, August 25, the center of the tropical storm was in the vicinity of Maddela, Quirino.

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  4. Philippines to issue landing visas for Chinese tourists, investorsRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese tourists and investors can soon avail of visa upon arrival in the Philippines, thePhilippine Bureau of Immigration said on Thursday. In a bid to lure more Chinese tourists and investors to the Philippines, Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the BI will soon issue landing visas to Chinese nationals who wish to visit the Philippines.

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  5. Immigration to issue landed visas to Chinese travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sun-Star

    THE Bureau of Immigration will be issuing landed visas to Chinese travelers to further boost the tourism and economy of the country. According to the BI, the new program is in compliance with the Department Circular granting visa upon arrival to Chinese nationals issued by Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.

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  6. 2 high impact projects for implementation in CordilleraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Sun-Star

    TWO high impact projects for the Cordillera Administrative Region under the National Government's "Build, Build, Build" program are up for implementation to help boost development and economic activities in the region. Department of Public Works and Highways -Cordillera officials headed by Regional Director Nerie Bueno bared the BLISTT Outer Ring Circumferential Road to boost road access between Baguio and the nearby Benguet towns where the Cordillera Regional Development Council hopes to expand economic development opportunities for regional development.

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  7. Filipino-Chinese friendship marked by gift-giving to reformed addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    The Filipino-Chinese community in Baguio City celebrated the 16th Filipino-Chinese Friendship Day with a gift-giving activity that benefited about a hundred of indigents and graduates of the city drug rehabilitation program at the Botanical Garden at the summer capital yesterday. Ph-China Friendship Day - Baguio City officials led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and the Filipino-Chinese community lead by Wang Jianqun, consul and head of Post Consulate of the People's Republic of China in Laoag City, release white doves and red and yellow balloons signifying the strong relationship between China and the Philippines at yesterday's celebration of the 16th Filipino-Chinese Friendship Day at the Botancal Garden in Baguio City yesterday.

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  8. Power generation deficiency causes brownouts in Ilocos, CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines has reported that the power generation deficiency has caused the unscheduled power outages in the past two days in some areas in Regions 1 and Cordillera Administrative Region . On June 6, 2017, the manual load dropping affected some areas in the provinces of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur started at 7:12 p.m., but the power was restored at 10:36 p.m. On June 7, 2017, the manual load dropping affected again some areas in Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, and Abra at 7 p.m. "Actually, the restorations of power were not followed as scheduled as the electricity was restored at 9 p.m. or before 10 p.m.," the NGCP said.

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  9. North Luzon expedition a working trip, not outing: AlvarezRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | ABS-CBN News

    House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez defended the June 1-6 2017 expedition of congressmen to Northern Luzon which critics have derided as an "outing," after the legislature adjourned its first regular session, sine die. The North Luzon Inspection Trip covered La Union, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Ifugao, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Baguio City, Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan and Pampanga, wherein lawmakers continued their inspection of the country's roads and highways, vital infrastructures, and installations to ensure the maximum benefit, comfort and safety of the Filipino people.

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  10. Luzon News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    The Department of Social Welfare and Development gave a total of P9,100,000 in housing assistance to some 60 families in Ilocos Norte whose houses were damaged by typhoons through its Core Shelter Assistance Program . It aims to provide environment-friendly, structurally-strong shelter units to victims of disasters or those living in hazardous areas.

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  11. Map of the Philippine Fault LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    When the Big One comes, do you know where you and your family can stay? Do you know where a safe and clear area where the grounds won't break? Because your home or office area may not be as secure as you think. The Philippine fault zone has 1,200 km-long fault line that goes from Ilocos, Zambales, and Tubao, La Union down to Masbate, West Panay, Bohol, and Davao.

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  12. Smart to provide super-speed connectivity to tourism spots across PHRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Cellular News

    Smart has been at the forefront of emergency preparedness and response in the Philippines, employing technology and communications as aid. The company has pioneered programs and mobile solutions to promote disaster resilience under its SafePH advocacy, among them Smart Infocast, a short message service advisory platform that enables local government units and agencies to send free text message alerts the Batingaw emergency mobile app the TNT Tropang Ready series of youth disaster preparedness caravans and the Emergency Cell Broadcast System, which can send out location and hazard specific warnings through a dedicated channel, ensuring faster delivery of information.

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  13. City of San Fernando among top - model' citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Sun-Star

    This, as the City of San Fernando was recognized as one of the Top Model Cities in the Philippines during the Manila Times "Philippine Model Cities" awards held Thursday, May 11 at the New World Manila Bay Hotel. Out of 37 model cities, San Fernando received the "Business Friendly City" award for its initiatives on improving the ease of doing business here.

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  14. Bacolod as - Top Philippine Model City'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Sun-Star

    BACOLOD. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia with the Top Philippine Model City trophy awarded by The Manila Times.

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  15. Louis Zamperini re-encounters the U.S. military bureaucracyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    Louis Zamperini survived 47 days on a raft and imprisonment by the Japanese. He wasted away to 67 lbs.

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  16. Schoenstatt Movement 3rd national convention, May 5-7Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Sun-Star

    THE Schoenstatt Movement in the Philippines will hold its third national convention starting today, May 5, to May 7 in the Schoenstatt Spirituality Center, Barangay Lawaan, Talisay City. The theme of this year's national gathering, "Fr.

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  17. Thousands witness the Gilon-Gilon of the Bangus festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    By Liezle Basa IA igo About six clustered barangays competed in Gilon-Gilon ed Baley on April 21 as part of the Dagupan Bangus Festival 2017. Bangus festival - Different villages in Dagupan City clustered into six contingents perform in the "Gilon-Gilon ed Baley" street dancing competition on Friday as part of the month-long celebration of Bangus Festival 2017.

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  18. The 77-year-old DC-3 is set to arrive in Macau on April 23. Photo: HandoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Douglas DC-3, which is 77 years old, will be open to the public on April 24, but Hongkongers will have to travel to Macau to see it The oldest aircraft to do a world tour is set to land in Macau as part of a 54-city trek around the globe to highlight the history of the second world war plane. The 77-year-old plane will arrive at Macau's airport on April 23 from Laoag in the northern Philippines and be open to the public in the Menzies hanger at the airport on April 24. It will leave for Taipei the following day.

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  19. Mapping Philippine SeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    There were dangers apart from tricky currents and reefs. In 1743, Admiral George Anson ambushed the incoming galleon Nstra.

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  20. All quiet on the VirgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    I'm just going to try and list down all the reasons the Superstar Virgo docking in Manila, the first ever international cruise liner to do so, should have you packing your bags and sailing away into the horizon. What tops the list is, of course, because this puts us, our country, the Philippines, on the cruise map and Genting Cruise Lines, as well as Star Cruises, has been banging the drums for this brand new route-Manila-Laoag-Kaohsiung-Hong Kong or what it calls the "Jewels of the South China Sea"-in the cruise market all over the world.

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