Laoag


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Laoag

(lɑːˈwɑːɡ)
n
(Placename) a city in the N Philippines, on NW Luzon: trade centre for an agricultural region. Pop: 94 466 (2000)
References in periodicals archive ?
Laoag City Mayor Michael Keon on Monday said the massive cleanup operation is being conducted jointly with the provincial government as anti-flood measure this rainy season.
In a Facebook post by the Laoag City Communication and Media Affairs, it read that the local government is 'exerting all efforts to address the situation especially for those affected or displaced by the flooding caused by Typhoon 'Ineng.''
PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte-The 2-century-old church of Saint Anne in Piddig, Ilocos Norte was turned over by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines to the Diocese of Laoag after undergoing restoration.
LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte - The "One Ilocos Norte" label of the province that suggests unity between the provincial and city governments seemed to have been revived after local officials joined together in the flag-raising ceremony on Monday at the capitol grounds.
Tremors were recorded at Intensity Vclassified as "strong"in Pasuquin, Bacarra and Laoag City in Ilocos Norte and Tuguegarao City in Cagayan.
Then Manila to Laoag which entails another hour of plane ride.
Auto Business News-July 17, 2013--Mitsubishi Philippines opens new outlet in Laoag City(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Two motorcycle-riding men shot to death Joselito Agustin, 37, at the boundary of Bacarra town and Laoag City after 10pm on Tuesday, Laoag City police head Superintendent Sterling Blanco said in a radio interview.
Hawaiian Airlines, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HA), announced on Friday that Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific Air is launching twice-weekly connecting flights between Manila and Laoag City, both in the Philippines, to complement Hawaiian's service between Honolulu and Manila.
At least 14 people were killed when a passenger plane carrying 34 people crashed into Manila Bay on Monday morning shortly after taking off from Manila airport for Laoag in the northern Philippines, officials said.
The 44-seat Fokker 27 sank in about 50-60ft of water, where divers searched for four people who remained missing, said Alvin Manual Yater, assistant vice president of Laoag International Airlines.