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SEN. GATCHALIAN ATTENDS ERC EVENT IN LAOAG

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) conducted the Continuing Regulatory Education[...] Full Story - Photo by PIA Ilocos Norte

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MADONGAN DAM

Picnic-goers enjoy the waters of Madongan Dam to cool-off the[...] Full Story - Photo by PGIN-CMO

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HOLY WEEK BREAK

The number of local tourists hits a record high anew[...] Full Story - Photo by PGIN-CMO

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WELCOME TO BAHRAIN!

Gov. Imee Marcos meets the Bahrain Prime Minister during the[...] Full Story - Photo by Gov. Imee Marcos fb account

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ZANJERA MEETING

Gov. Imee Marcos speaks at the Annual General Assembly of[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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MOBILE PATROL

The Laoag City Police headed by Chief of Police, PSupt.[...] Full Story - Photo by Laoag City PNP Station

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GOV. IMEE IN SAUDI ARABIA

Gov. Imee Marcos and President Rodrigo Duterte meet the Labor[...] Full Story - Photo by Gov. Imee Marcos fb account

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GRAND FOUNTAIN PROJECT

Mayor Albert Chua (left) inspects the construction of Batac’s new[...] Full Story - Photo by CGB

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VICE GOV. BARBA DISTRIBUTES FARM EQUIPMENT

Vice-Governor Angelo Marcos Barba (center), together with barangay officials of[...] Full Story - Photo by office of Vice Governor Angelo Marcos Barba

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EARTHQUAKE DRILL

The City Government of Batac through the City Disaster Risk[...] Full Story - Photo by John Christoper Lopez | City Health Office

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PSGuard chief- SBm tiff erupts PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, April 21–Retired multi-awarded police major Romeo Rumbaoa, provincial security guards chief, reported a feud between him and Paoay Sanggunian Bayan member Edgar Padayao over the presence of ambulant vendors near the vicinity ... Full Story

PIGLETS DISPERSAL IDIAY SAN NICOLAS INDAULUAN NI BOKAL MANOTOC Pangrugian a pagpuonan iti inpaay manen ti gobierno probinsial kadagiti benepisiario iti barangay 19 San Lorenzo, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte. Dagitoy ket dagiti naibunong a taraken a native a burias kadagiti nagkiddaw ken ni Gob.Imee Marcos ... Full Story

“Itik”, the escapee surrenders after hiding for 3 days   SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, April 20—Jake Bumanglag, alias “Itik”, an inmate of the Ilocos Norte provincial jail who escaped from the GRASMHospital  in Laoag City where he was confined for treatment of his epilepsy, voluntarily ... Full Story

4.4 magnitude quake jolts Ilocos Norte PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte, April 18 – The whole province of Ilocos Norte was shaken by a 4.4 magnitude earthquake which centered in this coastal town at about 7:28 a.m on Monday. In a report by the ... Full Story

Ilocos RDC approves proposed development projects SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 18 (PIA) – The Regional Development Council (RDC) of Region 1 has approved resolutions for its priority programs for the year as its new chairman, Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlo S. ... Full Story

BFAR gives P10.8M-worth aid to Ilocos Norte fisherfolks LAOAG CITY, April 14 (PIA)  – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)  turned over P10.8 million-worth of livelihood aid to Ilocos Norte fisherfolks who were victims of  Super Typhoon Lawin last year. BFAR Region ... Full Story

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Ilocos RDC approves proposed development projects SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 18 (PIA) – The Regional Development Council (RDC) of Region 1 has approved resolutions on priority programs for the year as its new chairman, Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlo S. Medina, ... Full Story

Nartatez says: “Hitman” slain to silence him CAMP JUAN, Laoag City, April 19—Joey Sia, a suspected member of a gun-for-hire group operating in Ilocos Norte, was killed allegedly “to silence him” from revealing the mastermind in the recent ambush-slay attempt against Marcos ... Full Story

DAR exec urges communicators to defend, assert farmer’s rights LAOAG CITY, April 21 (PIA) – An executive from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has emphasized the importance of the role of government communicators and urged them to promote the rights and welfare of ... Full Story

DAR info officers urged to promote farmers’ rights LAOAG CITY, April 21 (PIA) – An executive from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has emphasized the importance of the role of government communicators and urged them to promote the rights and welfare of ... Full Story

Sirib scholarships produce 171 grads, 6 with honors Ilocos Norte’s Sirib scholarships, jointly under the Provincial Education Department (PED) and the Ilocos Norte Youth Development Office (INYDO), produced a total of 171 graduates this academic year from the Northwestern University (NWU), the Divine ... Full Story

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Guiangster
Weapon genii may be restless
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on April 9th, 2017
Date published: April 3-9, 2017 Weapon genii  may be restless Wounded Vice Mayor Ermitano’s Baby Armalite (BA) misfired while he traded shots with his ambushers BA is suited only for quick defense or lightning assault. It overheats at ... Read More

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Wanted long-legged athletes
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on March 12th, 2017
Published date: March 6-12, 2017 Wanted long-legged athletes Ilocos Norte athletes have shorter legs compared to their rivals, hence, they lost in the regional sportsfest—DepEd sports officer If that’s the case, there was no fair play. David and ... Read More

Press Release

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
Phivolcs asked to allay fears on quakes
To allay fears and encourage preparedness in responding to earthquakes, a Senator on Thursday urged the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) to assure that scientific information they gather is effectively shared to public. Sen. ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

2 college students nabbed for drugs Supt. Edwin Balles, city police chief, confirmed that two college students in Laoag City were ... Full Story

Ex- soldier disowns drug found by a search team DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, April 20—Retired AFP soldier Virgilio Quimzon disowned a suspected Shabu and bullets ... Full Story

Drug surrenderee nabbed in buy bust operation LAOAG CITY (April 13) – A drug surrenderee under close watch by police was arrested in ... Full Story

Baby boy mauled to death by stepfather MAGSINGAL, Ilocos Sur, April 7—Police said a jailed stepfather denied allegation that he mauled to ... Full Story

Albano brothers disown shabu seized from them   BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, March 24–Two Albano brothers disowned the suspected shabu items found by police ... Full Story

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Politics

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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Editorial

KRIMEN Date published: April 17-23, 2017KRIMEN Awanen ti pilpilyen nga aldaw dagiti kriminal nga agisayangkat ti dakes nga aramid. Uray no nangina nga aldaw a kas ti Semana Santa, saandan a palabsen. Segun kenni Koronel Jose Nartatez, pangulo ... Full Editorial

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Inside News

Job experience awaits Ilocano nurses, students this summer Registered nurses and students in Ilocos Norte have the opportunity to gain work experience and earn an income through the Provincial Government’s “Saguip Nars” and summer job programs. Both programs are headed by the Public Employment ... Full Story

ASec Ablan urges LGUs to pass FOI ordinance LAOAG CITY, April 7 (PIA) –Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs Atty. Kris Ablan visited his home province, Ilocos Norte on Thursday to promote and discuss Freedom of Information Bill. The forum, ... Full Story

DOST Secretary visits agency-assisted projects in Ilocos Norte NorteBATAC CITY, April 7 (PIA) – On his visit in Ilocos Norte recently, Department of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato T. Dela Peña underscored the importance of science and technology in the society. On March 29, ... Full Story

Gov Marcos at women’s summit: “Women can do better!” Ilocos Norte Governor Imee R. Marcos shared her insights on women’s role in politics at the COMELEC Women’s Summit 2017, an event by the Commission’s Gender and Development Focal-Point System (GAD-FPS) held at the Philippine ... Full Story

One-year-old boy swallows pin MAGSINGAL, Ilocos Sur, Feb. 21–A one-year-old baby boy accidentally swallowed a cloth pin locally called imperdible or perdible while playing alone inside their house at Brgy. Caraitan, this town yesterday afternoon. The mother said her baby ... Full Story

Runners group implements new projects Around 300 residents of West Riverside, Laoag City benefited from the recent outreach program of the Bad Circle Runners (BAD), an organization of runners in Laoag City and Ilocos Norte. Members of indigent families were given ... Full Story

DOST scholar dreams high, ranks top 2 in engineers’ board exams “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” This was shared by Engr. William M. ... Full Story

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

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