Rappler's latest stories on Ilocos
Staff Sergeant Merly Joy Pascua reportedly didn't process the complaint filed by the 15-year-old girl from Cabugao town. The teenager was ambushed on her way home.
The mother, who is based in Kuwait, was allowed to go home for her daughter's burial in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, but she doesn't have enough money for a plane ticket
The Child Rights Network says using quarantine rules to commit sexual violence and other crimes 'reflects impunity among the deviants in our law enforcement'
The 15-year-old girl was slain by riding-in-tandem killers on Thursday night, July 2, after accusing one of the cops of molesting her
(4th UPDATE) The teen was attacked on her way home from a police station where she had just filed a molestation complaint against cops from a neighboring town
Vigan's first COVID-19 patient is a 30-year-old OFW from Taiwan who returned to the country on April 15, and was quarantined at a designated hotel in Pasay City until May 25
(UPDATED) 'We need to be bold and act on this health emergency in our locality especially if we still have active cases of COVID-19,' says Bangsamoro Parliament member Zia Alonto Adiong, spokesperson of the Lanao Del Sur IATF
P18 million is spent on buying medical oxygen machines, and P1.5 million for building a warehouse to be 'able to produce our own medical oxygen'
Four doctors and 8 hospital staff are undergoing self-quarantine
Former Ilocos Norte governor Ferdinand Marcos Jr and 2 others are the first cases of COVID-19 in the province
Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Luis Singson says the woman is 55 years old, and comes from the municipality of Tagudin
The province is also preparing 3 of its largest hospitals for when the number of people infected by the coronavirus will possibly rise
Both provinces have no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus as of Monday, March 16
Governor Matthew Marcos Manotoc says this is to 'avert the spreading of the disease and maintain the status of Ilocos Norte as COVID-free'
(UPDATED) Ilocos Sur Second District Representative Kristine Singson Meehan says the hospital in Candon, a satellite of the Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center, will specialize in coronary diseases
Crab cake, beef ribs, and lechon baka pasta make up this year's feast
The Laoag police say Andrew Ventura was Number 3 in their most wanted list for another offense – running away with a motorcycle
Cesar Mindana, 44, is said to have been dragged under a car driven by Roger Nartatez from Barangay Baay in Batac, Ilocos Norte till the next town of San Nicolas
Many Filipinos point a finger at Ilocanos for supporting a dictator who plundered the country. However, they are not the only ones who are accountable – politicians are, too.
Being Ilocano and criticizing the Marcoses are not contradictory
(3rd UPDATE) In September, Judge Mario Anacleto Bañez acquitted a Cordillera health worker, whom the army accused of being a communist rebel
Former Ilocos Norte congressman Rudy Fariñas, the family patriarch who once clashed with the dictator's daughter Imee, had also authored the same bill in the previous 17th Congress
(UPDATED) A man was swept by raging floodwaters, while a 17-year-old girl was killed in a landslide, say local officials
Residents in Ilocos Norte, especially Laoag City, experience massive flooding
(6th UPDATE) Over 18,000 people are affected by heavy rains and massive flooding caused by Severe Tropical Storm Ineng
(UPDATED) The separate incidents happen in Sta Cruz, Ilocos Sur, and in Tuba, Benguet
These missing or hidden watchtowers stand as testaments to a bygone age and illustrate how important some Philippine locales were for regional trade
Before there was the Philippine Republic, there was the Republic of Candon and we now have a museum for it
A goat herder finds the gun and grenades inside a sack at Laoa Bridge in Barangay Laoa, Paoay
The police chief of Batac City in Ilocos Norte says a case is being filed against the parents of one of the two kids as they knowingly let the minors use the motorcycle
Seven other tombs at the Narvacan Cemetery are also destroyed and ransacked
But a motorcycle rider in La Union narrowly escaped from being crushed by beer delivery truck. Watch it here.
Cadet First Class Dionne Mae Apolog Umalla will graduate as number one among her 262 classmates or mistahs of the Philippine Military Academy's Mabalasik Class of 2019
The pupae of the red weaver ants is a popular delicacy in the North
The Ilocos Sur political kingpin dominates Edgardo Zaragoza with a margin of close to 10,000 votes
Ilocos Norte congressman Rudy Fariñas says it would 'bring honor' to their province if his former rival Imee Marcos wins in the 2019 senatorial race
The Ilocos Norte government says it hired private lawyers to assist the provincial legal officer, but the Commission on Audit says it could not find a valid reason for this move
This leaves the son of outgoing governor Imee Marcos unopposed
Chairperson Ronnie Bringas of Barangay Angad in Bangued, Abra, and Chairperson Severino Dagdag of Barangay Gusing, Sta Maria, Ilocos Sur, both survive the attacks
Ruzziel Pagaoa Lomibao is shot while driving her motorcycle along the national highway in front of Our Lady of Piat Shrine in San Juan, Ilocos Sur
Central Luzon, Ilocos, and Cagayan Valley survive the onslaught of El Niño due to proper irrigation, according to their agriculture regional directors
The brothers are brought to the hospital but doctors fail to revive them
Arthur Aquino Alviar, the barangay secretary of Lapting, is shot 5 times as he was leaving his house to go to the plaza on Saturday evening, April 13
The P69-million runway extension project will allow the Vigan Airport to cater to bigger aircraft, bringing in more flights and passengers
Twice lucky, Ilocos Norte Councilor Jovencio Pascua blames politics for the attempts on his life
The two candidates for mayor of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, agree to a dare made by a local radio station: who can walk kilometers long and not get exhausted?
Pedro Tabucol holds on to a floater after his boat capsizes, and is found by his village's fishermen several days later
'Panahon ng eleksyon ngayon, talagang bakbakan at talagang batikusan. Pero huwag na ho nating patulan ang lahat,' the Ilocos Norte governor and senatorial aspirant says
Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, who is part of the lineup, asks her constituents to support the 13-member slate of the Hugpong ng Pagbabago