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On-going construction of Buted Bridge

Representatives of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)[...] Full Story - Photo by Jopo Guerrero/DAR-Ilocos Norte

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BANGUI Mayor Fidel Cimatu (center) receives from PCSO Chairman Jose[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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Members of the PNP SOCO examine the body of murder[...] Full Story - Photo by Joey Quiaoit/DZRL Batac, RPN-9

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Business One Stop Shop

Hundreds of business owners in Laoag City avail of the[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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13 new ambulance units

13 brand new Foton ambulance units are lined up in[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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The House of Inabel

Visitors tour inside the newly-opened The House of Inabel by[...] Full Story - Photo by Tourism Ilocos Norte

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SEARCH FOR Bb. PILIPINAS SAN NICOLAS 2016. Keena Austin Madamba[...] Full Story - Photo by RJ Ribao of LGU-San Nicolas

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Certificate of Recognition from CSC

Batac City Mayor Albert D. Chua (center) receives the Certificate[...] Full Story - Photo by CGB-Community Affairs Office

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Ilocos Norte Capitol Playground and Fitness Park

Ilocos Norte Senior Board Member Matthew Marcos Manotoc (center) leads[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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Rural Livestock Entrepreneurship

Laoag City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas inspects a sample of a[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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Sarrat adopts “One Stop Shop” for fast issuance of business permits   SARRAT, Ilocos Norte – Business owners in this town are availing of the newly-launched Paspas One-Stop-Shop Business Processing conducted by the municipal government here. The usual 2-to-5 day practice of securing a business permit in the ... Full Story

DAR Ilocos Norte holds credit management seminar Under its Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP), the provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Ilocos Norte held recently in Laoag City a credit management and capacity-based lending seminar. It was attended by ... Full Story

Police eye love triangle in Laoag slay
LAOAG CITY, Jan. 7–A police official said investigators had theorized that love triangle may be the motive behind the murder of Mark Francisco, a caretaker of a house here owned by a British national on ... Full Story

Village defense guard dies in road accident   BATAC CITY (Jan 4) – The family of a village defense guard called barangay tanod in this city is in grief after the latter died when he was hit by a motorcycle driven by a ... Full Story

Gov’t water truck catches fire as a boy plays matchsticks SANTIAGO, Ilocos Sur, Jan. 3–A water truck, parked in front of a Rural Health Unit building here and owned by the municipal government of this town, accidentally caught fire when a Grade 5 pupil played ... Full Story

Strong wind, slippery road trigger accident in Burgos   BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, Dec.30–An SUV (sports utility vehicle) bumped a passenger van carrying local tourists from Novaliches, Quezon City during a road accident at Brgy. Bubon, this town, lawmen said. Police investigators said at least eight ... Full Story

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Ilocana OFW in MMFF’s best docu-film says “Nawa’y magsilbi itong inspirasyon” An Ilocana Overseas Filipino Worker who starred in the Metro Manila Film Festival’s Best Picture: Sunday Beauty Queen thanked Governor Imee R. Marcos for supporting SBQ. “Nagpapasalamat ako kay Governor Imee sa pagbibigay sa akin ng ... Full Story

I.N. gets 6 brand new PCSO ambulances
One unit was given each to municipalities of Dingras, Bangui, Pagudpud, Sarrat; and also to PDRRMC & MMM-MC
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) turned over a total of 13 ambulance units to the Provincial Governments of Ilocos Norte (PGIN), Ilocos Sur, and Abra on January 6, 2017. Jose Jorge Corpuz, PCSO chairman, reiterated ... Full Story

PNB’s gift giving project Officials and personnel of the Laoag, Laoag-Castro, Batac and Pasuquin branches of Philippine National Bank (PNB) hold a gift giving activity for the patients of the maternity and pediatrics wards of the Gov. Roque B. ... Full Story

‘House of Inabel’ launched To preserve and strengthen the Ilocano weaving tradition called pinagabel, an establishment called House of Inabel by Magdalena Gamayo was launched last December 26, 2016  in Pinili, Ilocos Norte. A Spanish style brick house had been ... Full Story

Campaign vs. poverty sees impact in R1
DSWD’s ESGPPA benefits 2,503 poor but deserving students
The Department of Social Welfare and Development has gained headway in its campaign against poverty in Ilocos region. Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo, regional director of DSWD-1, reported in his 2016 State of the Region Address ... Full Story

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Give way, the ambulance car is coming; Russians are now around us
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on January 8th, 2017
 Date published: January 2-8, 2017 Cruise ship of 3,800 foreign tourists to land at Ilocos Norte seaport in March These visitors have a lot of dollar money to spend here. The enterprising locals will get the lion’s ... Read More

Campus machines to give condoms to studes–DOH
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on December 15th, 2016
Published: December 5-11, 2016 CVF wants GLEDCO to manage garbage dump site A multi-million-peso fund is needed to put up a modern sanitary landfill in Laoag City. The existing garbage dump site is extremely messy in open ... Read More

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Bright prospects of Coffee Industry in PH seen
The attainment of the goals set in the country’s coffee roadmap is determined by public and private convergence thus, programs such as the 2nd Philippine Coffee Conference firms up stakeholder’s initiatives in promoting coffee as ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

20-year-old girl stabbed to death    LAOAG CITY (Dec. 12) – A still unidentified suspect stabbed to death a 20-year-old girl ... Full Story

Village chieftain gunned down in Pasuquin PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte (Dec. 10) — Barangay chairman Sosimo Corpuz of Sta. Catalina here was ... Full Story

Thieves cart away  15 fighting cocks   SARRAT, Ilocos Norte (Nov. 30) — Enrique Cunanan is a caretaker of 15 fighting cocks, ... Full Story

Gunman kills driver, wounds co-rider BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte (Nov. 30)—Thirty-four-year-old driver Dominador Castillo, a resident of Brgy. Palompong, this ... Full Story

Hardware store searched for guns, ammos VINTAR, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 25–Joint INPPO, SWAT and Vintar operatives searched a business hardware store/house ... Full Story

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Two Badoc top officials suspended Town Mayor Arlene Torralba and husband Vice Mayor Tom Torralba of Badoc, Ilocos Norte were ... Full Story

Mayor Agustin not bothered on Marcos town as election hot spot Marcos town Mayor Arsenio Agustin said that he doesn’t see any wrong on the decision ... Full Story

VM Albano questions plan of LGU Vintar to purchase heavy equipment VINTAR, Ilocos Norte – Vice Mayor Rowland Albano said that he is not in favor ... Full Story

Paoay’s former political allies to fight each other in May 2016 polls PAOAY, Ilocos Norte – The saying “there are no permanent friends or no permanent enemies, ... Full Story

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OWWA saludduan daka Date published: January 2-8, 2017 Napintas ti rubbuat ti liderato iti OWWA (Overseas Workers Welfare Administration) iti daytoy a tawen 2017. Apagtapog ti Enero, addan dagiti opisiales ken staff iti OWWA Region I nga immay ditoy ... Full Editorial

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New Zealander lady pedals 2000kms in Phl coasts with a mission Anna Dawson from New Zealand is in Ilocos Norte, on the last leg of her journey biking 2000kms along the Philippines coasts. The aim of the cycle was to raise awareness about the threat of ... Full Story

GLEDCO to venture on city garbage collection –CVF
It offers to build, manage Laoag modern sanitary landfill
LAOAG CITY (Dec. 7) – GLEDCO (Government of Laoag Employees Development Cooperative) is offering its services to collect the garbage materials of all city residents here, Mayor Chevylle Farinas said. GLEDCO, the flourishing employees-run cooperative in ... Full Story

Traditional loom weaving brings livelihood, prestige to Ilocana weave master SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, November 18 (PIA) – Traditional loom weaving has brought livelihood and prestige for an Ilocana weave master. At 92, master weaver Magdalena Gamayo, who hails from the outskirt Barangay Lumbaan, Pinili, Ilocos ... Full Story

72% decrease of dengue cases this year –PHO reported LAOAG CITY – The Provincial Health Office reported that dengue cases in the whole province have significantly dropped this year. Dr. Josephine Ruedas, PHO head said that data shows that from January to November this year ... Full Story

Kampania kontra ‘rabies,’ balligi iti Ilocos Norte CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 22 (PIA) – Balligi ti kampania kontra “rabies” iti Ilocos Norte babaen iti Communities Against Rabies Exposure wenno CARE Project a nagtinnulungan nga ingannuat ti Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) ... Full Story

Security Guard trainees will be on duty soon The Security Guard trainees from the Pre-Licensing Training Course on Security Guard of the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development – Field Office 1 (DSWD-FO 1) will soon acquire ... Full Story

BISE GOB. BARBA, IMPASIGURADO NA TI PANAGTULTULOY TI CAPEX Inpanamnama ni Bise Gobernador Angelo Marcos Barba iti Ilocos Norte nga agtultuloy ti panangidanon ti gobierno probinsial kadagiti serbisio iti nadumaduma nga ili ken siudad ditoy probinsia babaen iti Manang Imee’s Capitol Express. Inbunannag daytoy ti ... Full Story

FEM loyalists: Signature campaign is for future generations, national healing “Itong ginagawa natin is not only for ourselves. Ito ay para sa susunod na henerasyon.” This is what Anthony Sumagui, vice president for external affairs of the BongBong Marcos (BBM) Loyalists Movement, constantly reminded himself during ... Full Story

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