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  The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > La Union town deemed the country’s ‘greenest’   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
AGOO, La Union—This town has been adjudged the grand national winner in the cleanest and greenest municipality in the National Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran, winning P1 million, which was at stake in the nationwide competition.
La Union also emerged fourth runner-up in the provincial level, which was won by Bukidnon in the same contest.
La Union was cited, among others, its clean and innovative solid waste management practices, which resulted in the creation of a comprehensive provincial Solid Waste Management Plan, considered a first in the Ilocos.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/feb/08/yehey/prov/20040208pro3.html   (1049 words)

 La Union
La Union is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon.
To the west of La Union is the South China Sea.
La Union is subdivided into 19 municipalities and 1 city.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/l/la/la_union.html   (107 words)

 San Fernando City, La Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San Fernando City is a 3rd class city in the province of La Union, Philippines.
It is the capital city of La Union and the regional center of the Ilocos Region (Region I).
The ancient villages were often raided by pirates -- Muslims from the south or the Chinese from the north -- that plied the South China Sea or at war with tribal groups from the highlands of the Cordillera.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Fernando_City,_La_Union   (356 words)

 La Union Travel Information - Philippine Hotels and Resorts Web Reservation Service
Today, La Union is considered "the gateway" to two regions, Ilocos and Cordillera, and serves as a "regional center" of the archipelago's first region.
La Union's pivotal role and crucial influence in the region as well as in the national affairs did not come easily.
La Union had undergone through many socio-political and economic-cultural experiences such as the colonization of the tree imperial powers, that of Spain (1521 - 1898), United States (1898-1946), and Japan (1941-1945), the two world wars, the 1986 EDSA revolt, and the recent millennium anniversary.
www.balikbayantrip.com /launion/info.html   (840 words)

 Comelec asked to disqualify ... - Jan. 31, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
AGOO, La Union -- Six residents here have asked the Commission on Elections to cancel the certificate of candidacy of the actress-daughter of La Union Representative Tomas Dumpit and disqualify her from running for mayor of this town.
But Dumpit-Michelena, 41, sister of TV host Thelma Dumpit, denied the allegations and petitioned the La Union election supervisor to dismiss the cases.
She presented several documents, which included an affidavit of more than 50 villagers attesting that she lived in the village and was known there since 1998.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/jan/31/text/reg_2-1-p.htm   (221 words)

 Baguio City
It is completely surrounded by the province of Benguet in which the city used to be a town of before being made into an independent city.
The city is bordered by the municipality of Tuba to the south and west, by Itogon to the east, and by Benguet's capital, La Trinidad to the north.
Marcos Highway, which starts from Agoo, La Union, and Naguilian Highway, which starts from Bauang, La Union, are more roundabout routes but are much safer than Kennon Road and are the only routes permitted to buses and trucks.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/baguio_city.html   (1383 words)

 Aringay, La Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Aringay is a 3rd class municipality in the province of La Union, Philippines.
Its bounderies are formed by the municipalities of Caba and Burgos to the north, Agoo to the south, the foothills of the Cordillera Central mountain range to the east, and the South China Sea to the west.
By 1901 the province of La Union was under American occupation.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/A/Aringay,-La-Union.htm   (522 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Four men killed in  Ilocos Sur ambush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The victims, who were onboard in a passenger jeepney and a car when they were ambushed at the barangay road, were hardly recognizable owing to their gunshot wounds in the head.
Both are residents of Barangay San Antonio in Agoo, La Union, and were onboard an Isuzu Gemini sedan (PEN-626) when they were ambushed.
Duzon, 43, the driver and another supposed civilian agent of La Union Police Office and Samuel Maglaya of Tubao, La Union.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/feb/11/yehey/prov/20050211pro2.html   (364 words)

 Sun.Star Baguio - Fake 1B US dollars seized; 13 men fall
LA UNION -- Police and military operatives arrested on Friday 13 members of a syndicate involved in the transaction of counterfeit currencies and seized almost US$1 billion worth of fake dollar currencies and gold bullion certificates, officials reported Saturday.
Cabreros said the group, headed by one Rolando Aquino of Baguio City, 43, was behind the transaction of fake US fake treasury bonds and fake gold bullion certificates in La Union and nearby provinces.
Samuel Diciano, director of the La Union Provincial Police Office, said the suspects were in possession of fake dollar bills worth US$362 million, 20 fake treasury bonds worth US$50 million each and one gold bullion certificate worth US$10 million when arrested.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/bag/2003/12/28/news/fake.1b.us.dollars.seized.13.men.fall.html   (444 words)

 yehey! News
CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union: sThe triggerman and two of his accomplices who separately killed a political leader of Agoo, La Union, and a policeman in January were charged in court with murder after a male witness positively identified them as the assassins of both incidents.
De Vera, a cousin of Eriguel and director of the La Union Electric Cooperative, was 42 years old when he was killed on January 10 while about to board his motorcycle in front of Jollibee outlet in Agoo.
The police said Ordoña and the two suspects are allegedly goons of an influential politician in La Union and a former military official.
www.yehey.com /news/print.aspx?a=83488   (345 words)

 Visions of Jesus Christ.com - A blood weeping statue in Agoo, Philippines
The events took place at Apparition Hill in the small town of Agoo, in La Union province.
The pilgrims gathered in Agoo on 6 March because the boy said the Virgin would appear at that particular place and time.
On the day before the Virgin's visitation in Agoo, thousands of Marian devotees in the area witnessed the phenomenon of the "dancing sun".
www.visionsofjesuschrist.com /weeping15.htm   (618 words)

 Kennon Road
Kennon Road is one of the three major access roads that lead up to Baguio City from Manila and the provinces in the central and western parts of Luzon.
It connects the city with the town of Rosario, La Union.
The other two are Marcos Highway from Agoo, La Union and Naguilian Road from Bauang, La Union.
www.geocities.com /matapat/kennon.html   (564 words)

 Pangan vs Ganay : AM RTJ-04-1887 : December 9, 2004 : J. Callejo Sr : Second Division : Decision   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The complainant averred that she was neither impleaded nor notified in the said case, even though she was the one who issued the assailed warrant of arrest; the only respondent in the said case was the Office of the Prosecutor, Agoo, La Union, represented by Prosecutor Lachica.
of Judge Pangan, the accused was committed to the BJMP of Agoo, La Union.
Under the circumstances of the case, the act of accused Abril in filing a “petition” before the Regional Trial Court of Agoo, La Union, was the only logical and proper legal remedy at that time.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2004/dec2004/am_rtj_04_1887.htm   (3691 words)

 Agooenians of America, Inc.
Our organization was founded in 1969 by a dedicated group of immigrants to the United States who longed to maintain the camaraderie and friendships with their town mates from Agoo.
Our organization is dedicated to be a social network for all of those from the town of Agoo and their friends and family.
Among the goals of our organization are to support those new immigrants to the US in assimilating to their new environment.
www.dentalpro.com /agoo   (145 words)

 Baguio's Access Roads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Halsema Highway, which connects Baguio with the Mountain Province and the rest of the provinces comprising the Cordillera Administrative Region, is another access road but not as widely used.
From San Fernando, La Union and the other provinces in Northern Luzon, Naguilian Road serves as the shortest access to Baguio City.
The turnoff at Agoo is clearly marked with a sign.
www.cityofpines.com /baguioaccess/accessroads.html   (1332 words)

 PHNO: Hometown and Community News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
- (STAR) President Arroyo flew to La Union recently to unveil the marker and witness the formal handover to the provincial government of the La Union Provincial Hospital, a 25-building, four hectare complex funded by the European Commission of the European Union.
Touted as one of the most modern government hospitals in the country and completed after more than two years, the 13.5 euro (or approximately P650 million) hospital complex is envisioned to provide quality health care to the rural poor, particularly in this town, which was one of the worst hit by the 1990 earthquake.
The handover ceremony was between Ambassador and Head of the European Commission Yves Gazzo and Health Secretary Manuel Dayrit on one end, and La Union Gov. Victor Ortega witnessed by Agoo Mayor Eufranio Eriquel on the receiving end and Ambassador Ronald Van Remole.
www.newsflash.org /2001/12/ht/ht002179.htm   (220 words)

 Sun.Star Network Online - Fake 1B US dollars seized; 13 men fall
LA UNION -- Police and military operatives arrested on Friday 13 members of a syndicate involved in the transaction of counterfeit currencies and seized almost US$1 billion worth of fake dollar bills and gold bullion certificates, officials reported Saturday.
Cabreros said the group, headed by one Rolando Aquino of Baguio City, 43, was behind the transaction of fake US treasury bonds and gold bullion certificates in La Union and nearby provinces.
So far, no victim has come into the open to identify the suspects, but authorities are confident that concerned individuals are willing to testify against the arrested persons.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/net/2003/12/28/fake.1b.us.dollars.seized.13.men.fall.html   (421 words)

 Article on Culture and Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Centro Scholar University (CEU), (which was founded in 1907 as Centro Escolar de las Señoritas) had a Music department under the direction of the famous composer Francisco Buencamino, Sr.
A new pipe organ was blessed in the college chapel in 1971.
The College of Music of La Concordia College, already in existence before the war, was headed for a long time after the war by Sor.
www.ncca.gov.ph /culture&arts/cularts/arts/music/music-terlevel.htm   (3345 words)

 Compania General De Tabacos De Felipinas vs CA : 130326 : November 29, 2001 : J. De Leon, Jr : Second Division
Civil Case No. 94-69608 on the ground that there is already another action pending between the same parties and for the same cause of action referring to Civil Case No. A-1567 before Branch 32 of the RTC of Agoo, La Union.
A mere reading of the title of the two (2) cases (Civil Case No. A-1567 filed in Agoo, La Union and Civil Case No. 94-69608 filed with the Court) will readily show that there is no identity of the parties.
In G.R. No. 130326, the petitioners, MTTI and CDF, contend that although they agree with both the RTC, Branch 32 of Agoo, La Union and the Court of Appeals that there is litis pendentia between Civil Cases Nos.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2001/nov2001/130326.htm   (5783 words)

 AGOO RECALL ELECTION FOR VICE MAYOR APRIL 26   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
San Fernando City, La Union, April 12, 2003 -- The recall election against Vice Mayor Ramil Lopez of Agoo, La Union, will take place on April 26, lawyer Marino Salas, the provincial election supervisor, announced yesterday.
Milo is a close political ally of Agoo Mayor Eufranio Eriguel.
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Council) of La Union and Gov. Victor Ortega released P1.1 million for the conduct of the polls.
www.newsflash.org /2003/04/ht/ht003300.htm   (162 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
AGOO, La Union (PNA) — Elements of the Philippine Navy have seized 56 fake gold bars and 10 sacks of ammonium nitrate worth P50,000 were seized in separate operations in Region 1 Tuesday.
Navy spokesperson Capt. Geronimo Malabanan said elements of the Naval Intelligence Security Group- Northern Luzon (NISG-NL) conducted an entrapment operation at the Metrobank Agoo, La Union branch that netted the fake gold bars in the possession of three persons that could have been sold for P
Arrested in a joint operation conducted by the Navy, the Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Intelligence Investigation Division (RIID), the Regional Mobile Group 1, and the Agoo police were Victorino Bonte of Rosales, Pangasinan; Ernesto Ramara of San Jose City, Nueva Ecija; and Nestor Flores of Villa Quirino, Bagbag, Nueva Ecija.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/04/12/PROV200404126896.html   (300 words)

 yehey! News
Bauang, La Union – Five passengers died on the spot while 10 others were injured, most of them seriously, when a 10-wheeler dump struck sideswiped the minibus they were riding in a sharp curve along the national highway in Barangay Quirante of this town at about noon Monday.
Police identified the fatalities as Teresita Abuan Dacanay, 37, of Camp I Rosario, La Union; Marilou Farol, 42, of Parian Este, Bauang; Lily Penera, of 652 De Guzman Street, Central West, Bauang; and Roderick Abuan, 27, of Central East, Bauang.
The injured passengers are now confined at the Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center in the capital city of San Fernando.
www.yehey.com /news/print.aspx?a=57052   (243 words)

 Agoo, La Union, Philippines
We used to ride a motorbike all over La Union.
We went to Bagio, San Fernando, Dugapan and Tarlac on that motorcycle.
I was only fined once when I went into Agoo one lunchtime to buy a burger.
integral.8m.com /AGOO.HTM   (97 words)

 Literatureview.com: September 22, 2005 – Coming of Age in Manila in the 1930s
My mother was born in Agoo La Union in the Philippines sometime after the turn of the 20th Century.
I have a picture that I found on the Internet showing a school in Agoo La Union taken around the turn of the last century.
I purposefully limit her time in Agoo La Union to her early years because she moved to Manila as a young girl.
www.literatureview.com /blog/2005/09/september-22-2005-coming-of-age-in.html   (1162 words)

 Government Innovators Network: Medical Center: An Economic Enterprise for Sustainability and Development, 2005-06-09 ...
But in La Union, poor residents can worry less about getting sick because there is a hospital that wouldn't turn them away--the La Union Medical Center.
As of September 2004, it had served 122,100 patients, consisting of 98,268 out-patient consultations and 23,832 hospital admissions.
The hospital was transformed in April 2002 into a world class 100-bed medical center with 16 air-conditioned rooms and several state-of-the-art equipments, including a CT Scan unit worth P14 million, a hemodialysis unit worth P5 million, and a reagent/solution machine worth P3 million.
www.innovations.harvard.edu /awards.html?id=6242   (646 words)

 Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Refusal is attained at a depth of 10.5 meters below ground surface which is more or less the same with Agoo 2, located also on the beach of San Isidro, Agoo, La Union, roughly 2 km.
As can be observed from the boreholes of La Union (Agoo and Aringay), the data indicate that 12.0 meters below ground surface is hard strata.
But unlike in Agoo 1, Agoo 2 indicates that six meters below ground surface has potentials of liquefying, specially the 2.0 to 6.0 meter range below ground surface using the AASHTO table.
www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph /Earthquake/1990LuzonEQ_Monograph/pp119/pp138_142.html   (1838 words)

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