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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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The 44-seat passenger plane was on its way to the northern Philippine city of Laoag, some 410 kilometers north of Manila, and was then to proceed to Basco in the northernmost Batanes Province.
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The Laoag prelate personally relayed his wish to visiting bishops of Japan on February 3, during a Mass for the Feast of Blessed Takayama at the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros where he was also present.
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The first woman mayor in Laoag City stood on the podium and took noble of the citys reception to gender equality during the opening program of the celebration of Laoag Citys 52nd Charter Day on June 19.