Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines and the 15th largest in the world. Located in the northern region of the archipelago, it is the economic and political center of the nation, being home to the country's capital city, Manila, as well as Quezon City, the country's most populous.

PIA Updates

Latest news and updates from Luzon.

Tarlac City daycare pupils benefit from free oral health services

TARLAC CITY, Feb.22 (PIA) -- About 235 daycare pupils benefitted from the oral health activities of the City Health Office (CHO).    City Health Officer Ma. Carmela Go said they availed services such as dental health education,… Read More

Tagalog News: Bilang ng krimen sa lungsod ng Vigan, bumaba – PNP

LUNGSOD NG VIGAN, Pebrero 22 (PIA) – Nakapagtala ang Vigan City Police Station ng 863 na kaso ng krimen sa lungsod na ito mula Enero 1 hanggang Disyembre 31, 2016 o 11.75 na porsyentong mas  mababa kung ikukumpara sa 978 na kasong nailista… Read More

Tagalog News: Rescuers, volunteers sa Ilocos Sur patuloy ang pagsasanay

VIGAN CITY, Pebrero 22 (PIA) – Upang mas lalong mapaghandaan ang lahat ng mga sakuna, nagpapatuloy ang Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) ng Ilocos Sur sa pagbibigay ng pagsasanay sa mga boluntrayong mamamayan na… Read More

Pag-Ibig extends membership to informal sectors

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, February 22 (PIA) – The Home Development Mutual Fund or Pag-IBIG Fund here has expanded its membership to the city's informal sectors like public transport groups and market vendors associations.   Reynante… Read More

Makati residents can get civil documents for free from Feb 22 to 24

MAKATI CITY, Feb.22 (PIA) -- From February 22 to 24, Makati residents will be able to get civil documents for free.   The City Civil Registration Office (CCRO) has waived fees for the processing and release of certified true copies of… Read More

DSWD holds consultation forum with distressed OFWs and their families

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 22- -   The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the region   recently conducted an assembly cum consultation dialogue with distressed Overseas Filipino Workers and their families   in… Read More

2016 crime rate in Vigan City down by 11.75%

VIGAN CITY, February 22 (PIA) – The Vigan City Police Station posted a total crime volume of 863 cases from January to December 2016 or 11.75 percent lower compared to the 978 cases listed in 2015.   Chief Insp. Edgardo Medrano,… Read More