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Buttoms Up Budgeting (BUB)

Batac City officials led by Mayor Albert Chua (5th from[...] Full Story - Photo by Community Affairs and Development Office / CGB)

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Laoag City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas (3rd from right) received a[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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PRES. DU30 SUPPORTERS IN ILOCOS NORTE.

Rallyists of Ilocos Norte express their full support to the[...] Full Story - Photo by Dennis Alipio

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MANANG IMEE’S CAPITOL EXPRESS IN SARRAT

MANANG IMEE’S CAPITOL EXPRESS IN SARRAT. Provincial and municipal officials,[...] Full Story - Photo by Municipal Government of Sarrat

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BEAUTY QUEENS INVADE HANNAH’S BEACH RESORT

Miss World 2013 Megan Young and other beauty queens namely,[...] Full Story - Photo by Dennis Alipio

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FLORAL PARADE

FLORAL PARADE. Winners in the recent Search for Little Mr.[...] Full Story - Photo by

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NEWLY CROWNED LITTLE MISS AND MR. LAOAG CITY 2017

NEWLY CROWNED LITTLE MISS AND MR. LAOAG CITY 2017. Cyrene[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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TURNOVER OF FISHERY PROJECTS

Ilocos Norte Vice Governor Angelo Marcos Barba leads the awarding[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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BOOK DONATION

Matilde Nery (second from left), Provincial Librarian and her staff[...] Full Story - Photo by i-Hub

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NEW AMBULANCE

Newly-acquired ambulance for Laoag City CDRRMC headed by Dr. Melvin[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

Other News

Tipsy teenage girl raped after a drinking spree BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 25– Here’s a stern warning to all teenage girls: Never engage in a drinking spree with friends or anybody at very young age. This warning was sounded by lawmen following an alleged ... Full Story

“Tiendani Gob” showcases Ilocos Norte products The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) held “Tiendani Gob” to exhibit local products and livelihood of the province as part of the 199th year foundation anniversary celebration yesterday, February 6. Provincial officials, led by Governor ... Full Story

3 IN mayors are in the narco-list, says Gov. Imee LAOAG CITY – Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos revealed that at least three Ilocos Norte mayors are allegedly in the narco list of President Duterte. She told reporters that there are also barangay officials, including barangay ... Full Story

Trike driver dies in road accident   BANGUI, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 7–A farmer who drove a kurong-kurong (improvised tricycle) with no headlight was killed in a road accident that occurred at Brgy. Baruyen, this town last night, a report said. The victim in ... Full Story

18-wheeler truck hits trike: 1 hurt CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 6–Market vendor Nora Balabala was hurt and unconscious when an 18-wheeler cargo truck sideswiped a tricycle she was riding in last night on the national highway at Brgy. San Simeon, this ... Full Story

Bicentennial, FEM centenary countdowns highlight Ilocos Norte’s 199th foundation anniversary The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) bicentennial countdown and countdown to the centenary of Former President Ferdinand E. Marcos (FEM) highlighted the 199th year foundation anniversary celebration of Ilocos Norte yesterday, February 2. Governor Imee ... Full Story

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PGIN promotes HIV awareness thru “Miss Ilokoslovakla” pageant To promote equality and acceptance of diverse gender identities, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) through the Ilocos Norte Tourism Office (INTO) hosted the Miss Ilokoslovakla 2017 pageant with the theme, Confidently Beautiful with ... Full Story

Mayor Calucag, Councilor Sacro settle feud
All is well that ends well
SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 25– Mayor Alex Calucag of this town and his councilor Bob Sacro finally settled their personal differences through a dialogue held at a neutral ground here on Thursday, particularly at the ... Full Story

Gov. Imee calls for support to DU30
“EDSA I‘86 was a very big mistake” -- Prof. Yumul
Ilocanos here gathered in front of the Ilocos Norte Provincial Capitol in Laoag City on February 25, as a show of support and solidarity behind President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign against illegal drugs and other crimes, ... Full Story

311 PNP recruits undergo training
Composed of 100 females and 211 males
CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO, San Fernando, La Union – A total of 311 newly appointed police recruits bid farewell to their respective families and loved ones as they departed for one-year training after they ... Full Story

RD Acuña inspects “Tulay ng Pangulo” project in Laoag The newly appointed regional director of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in region one, visited Ilocos Norte recently to inspect some of the projects of DAR in the province. Acuña, a former provincial agrarian reform ... Full Story

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Opinion

Guiangster
Life is like a wheel
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on February 24th, 2017
Publication date: February 20-26, 2017Life is like a wheel    Update on the P90M missing fund of the Laoag City treasury office Vice Mayor Michael Farinas broke his silence on the anomaly saying if everyone is impatient ... Read More

Guiangster
Hoping it’s an honest mistake   
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on February 12th, 2017
Issue: February 6-12, 2017 Education Sec. Leonor Briones visits Ilocos Norte for a DepEd confab. She looks frail with her age. She walks with close-in aides to safeguard her from accidental fall. In public service, age doesn’t ... Read More

Press Release

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
Bello to jobseekers: Browse PhilJobNet
Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III urged jobseekers to visit and browse the PhilJobNet for job opportunities and register in the system for easier job matching. “Our local job market offers plenty of vacancies. At the ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

Village councilman gunned down   PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 25–Kagawad (councilman) Vincent Manzano, 39, was shot and killed by a ... Full Story

Coop exec survives assassination try
His car’s steering wheel saves his life
BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 7–Erwin Dumlao y Diokno, 51, married, of Brgy. 11, Laoag ... Full Story

Ex-soldier hacks neighbor SARRAT, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 6–A former army soldier allegedly hacked and wounded his neighbor Angel ... Full Story

3 angles in Mandac slay case—Balles   LAOAG CITY, Jan. 24—Supt. Edwin Balles, city police chief, said that they were looking into ... Full Story

DOTA gamer slain by pal LAOAG CITY (Jan. 14) – Following an alleged heated argument over a DOTA game, a ... 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

Addan CT Scan iti MMMH&MC Date published: February 20-26, 2017 issue Napintas ti damag nga addan ti ramit a maaw-awagan ti CT Scan dita Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital & Medical Center, Batac City, Ilocos Norte. Mausar ti CT (Computerized Topography) Scan ... Full Editorial

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Inside News

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

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

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