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Laoag

a city in the N Philippines, on NW Luzon: trade centre for an agricultural region. Pop.: 94 466 (2000)

Laoag

 

a city in the Philippines, in the northwestern part of the island of Luzon, on the Laoag River. Laoag is the administrative center of the province of Ilocos Norte. Population, 68,000 (1970). A highway links Laoag with Manila. Local industries include the processing of agricultural produce, such as rice and tobacco, and weaving.

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As rains triggered by last week's Tropical Storm Ineng submerged areas in Laoag City that had never suffered floods before, Keon said the city government will focus on flood control measures.
Local resident JC Vidad Salvador shared on Facebook the current situation in Laoag City, with a car halfway submerged in the flood.
The Church of Saint Anne of Piddig is one among the 12 standing Spanish-era built churches within the Diocese of Laoag.
Marcos always spoke about 'One Ilocos Norte.' Once again, today is 'One Ilocos Norte.' This means that both the province and the city will work together in unity in order to implement the goals, programs, and visions that we have for Ilocos Norte and Laoag City.
) The following instrumental intensities were reported in these areas: Intensity V - Claveria, Cagayan Intensity IV - Pasuquin and Laoag City, Ilocos Norte Intensity III - Sinait and Vigan City, Ilocos Sur Phivolcs also recorded 2 aftershocks between 11:02a.m.
From Laoag, one has to rent a van to Vigan, Ilocos Sur.
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (TYO: 7211), and Northpoint Alliance Motors Corp, has opened a new class showroom and service centre in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.
As he neared the boundary of Laoag and Bacarra, a rider of an overtaking motorcycle shot him four times on his left side, Blanco said.
The service will be launched on 2 November and will allow Hawaiian customers to fly round-trip from Honolulu to Laoag City, with a stopover in Manila, earning HawaiianMiles awards on each flight.
The Laoag International Airlines Fokker 27 with 29 passengers and five crew aboard took off around 6:07 a.m.
Yater said his airline's flight L-7585 took off 6.06am local time Monday from Manila's domestic airport, lost contact with the control tower three minutes later and crashed while on a scheduled flight to Laoag, about an hour's journey from Manila.