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Rappler's latest stories on Ilocano


Beyond bagnet: Ilocos Sur’s best-kept culinary secrets

Nov 06, 2017 - 2:30 PM

We take a look at the roots – literally and figuratively – of the crop of Ilocos’ cuisine and culture

ILOCANO STAPLE. The camote is at the center of Ilocano cuisine. All photos by Paolo F. Vergara

#PugadBaboy: Paltik's Ingrained Virtues

Mar 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM

WATCH: Filipino bike enthusiasts create hubless motorcycle

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:43 PM

Without a guide to speak of an all Ilocano group creates a fully functional hubless motorcycle showing Filipino ingenuity and resourcefulness at its finest

INNOVATIVE. This hubless motorcycle created by an all-Ilocano group is functional. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

Pare, boss, dear and Pinoy culture

Feb 13, 2017 - 12:07 PM

How does one call people appropriately these days? When is dear acceptable? Or for that matter bok ?

Ilocanos hold vigil ahead of SC decision on Marcos burial

Oct 17, 2016 - 7:02 PM

Marcos loyalists march for four days to call for the state burial of the late dictator

Ilocanos in Manila: Bury 'Apo Marcos' at Heroes' Cemetery

Oct 17, 2016 - 2:55 PM

Around 500 people from Ilocos Norte march to Manila to hold a vigil ahead of the expected decision of the Supreme Court on the Marcos burial

APO MARCOS. Ilocanos gather before the Supreme Court on October 17 ahead of the expected release of the Supreme Court decision on the issue of the late President Ferdinand Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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Oct 14, 2016 - 8:54 PM

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Ilocanos march to Manila to rally for Marcos state burial

Oct 14, 2016 - 3:42 PM

UPDATED Marcos loyalists will arrive at the Supreme Court in Manila ahead of the expiration on October 18 of the status quo ante order issued by the High Court

MARCOS PA RIN. Supporters of the Marcos family gathered for a vigil in front of the Supreme Court during the oral arguments on former President Marcos' state burial. Photo from Marcos Presidential Center

Imee Marcos: Ilocanos find ‘sentimental attachment’ with Binay

May 02, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Senator Gringo Honasan once again skips the Ilocos sorties of his running mate

COURTESY CALL. Vice President Jejomar Binay pays a courtesy call on Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos. Photo from the United Nationalist Alliance

Anti-Marcos Ilocanos campaign for Leni Robredo

Apr 21, 2016 - 7:33 PM

This is the first time an anti Marcos group from Ilocos is rallying behind a specific candidate

Mindanao officials on Bongbong Marcos: Party allegiance or Ilocano roots?

Mar 10, 2016 - 10:36 PM

What has more weight – Ilocano kinship or party allegiance?

Marcos consolidates 'Ilocano vote' in North Cotabato

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:52 PM

In some cities and towns in this Mindanao province at least 65 of the population are Ilocano migrants

ILOCANOS IN MINDANAO. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr on March 10, 2016, campaigns in North Cotabato, where a large share of the population are Ilocanos. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Miriam to Ilocanos: If something happens to me, Marcos to take charge

Feb 09, 2016 - 12:53 PM

The tandem of Miriam Defensor Santiago and Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr launches in Marcos country – Batac Ilocos Norte

42 more groups file nominations for party list

Oct 14, 2015 - 8:38 PM

This brings to 60 the number of organizations that have so far expressed their intent to send nominees to the House of Representatives

FILING. The Commission on Elections accepts certificates of nominations from representatives of partylists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

From Laoag to Fairbanks: A Fil-Am finds roots in Alaska

Aug 17, 2015 - 6:00 PM

What I love about living in Alaska is that being different is OK

Ilocano bishop might be next Filipino saint

Jul 01, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The late Bishop Alfredo Verzosa of Vigan Ilocos Sur changed the religious spiritual and moral portrait of Southern Luzon where he was assigned in Lipa

‘SERVANT OF GOD.’ Late Bishop Alfredo Verzosa, born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, was the first Filipino Catholic bishop who hails from Ilocos. Photo from the website of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines

Canadian Harvard graduate speaks fluent Ilocano

Mar 13, 2015 - 6:33 PM

I became very interested in Philippine languages culture and the education system and have gotten involved in many work projects that combine these interests says Firth McEachern

Not Filipino enough

Feb 11, 2014 - 11:15 AM

I feel a certain sadness that I had to uproot myself from my country in order to feel more of a Filipino

Exec who expelled Ilocano-speaking students apologizes

Aug 18, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Too late The Commission on Human Rights and the House of Representatives have launched separate investigations into the matter

SORRY. SCA president Reverend Brian Shah finally breaks his silence on the issue. Photo by Herdy Yumul

Ilocano-speaking students only 'advised to transfer' – school

Aug 07, 2013 - 7:36 PM

The legal counsel of Saviour s Christian Academy in Laoag City says advised to transfer and expelled are two different things

SPEAK ENGLISH ONLY. The Saviour's Christian Academy in Ilocos Norte implements a strict English-speaking policy inside the campus. All photos by Herdy Yumul

Dolphy's legacy: A year later

Jul 10, 2013 - 2:19 PM

Remembering his life as the story of our entertainment on his death anniversary

Photo by Raffy De Guzman/Rappler

Sillag Festival: Spectacle of lights, colors

Mar 11, 2013 - 10:42 AM

Find out what happened in the two day festival of lights in La Union

READY FOR FLIGHT. A woman holds a lantern upright before releasing it to the sky. All photos by Katerina Francisco

La Union holds 2nd Sillag Festival

Mar 10, 2013 - 1:48 PM

Sillag is an Ilocano word meaning moonbeam or illumination from the moon

ANOTHER COLORFUL FIESTA. The Sillag Festival of Lights in Poro Point, La Union is ongoing until March 10. Photo by Katerina Francisco