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Gov. Imee Marcos (center), together with Labor Secretary Silvestre H.[...] Full Story - Photo by DOLE R1 Office

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6th TAN-OK CHAMP

TAN-OK CHAMP. Gov. Imee Marcos (2nd from left) poses with[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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NEW EQUIPTMENT FOR S & R

NEW EQUIPTMENT FOR S & R. Laoag City Mayor Chevylle[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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“V”

Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos flashes “V” sign after acknowledging[...] Full Story - Photo by PGIN-CMO

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OUTSTANDING YOUNG FARMER

OUTSTANDING YOUNG FARMER. Mr. Benny Aguinaldo (2nd from left) of[...] Full Story - Photo by Office of Mayor Larisa Foronda

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Laoag City Athletic Association Meet

Laoag City ABC Federated President and ex-officio member of Sangguniang[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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BRAND NEW WHEELCHAIRS

The Laoag City government under Mayor Chevylle Fariñas is true[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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PAROL-MAKING

PAROL-MAKING. Inmates at the Laoag City Jail are busy making[...] Full Story - Photo by BJMP Laoag City

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2016 Semana iti Ar-ria

HALLOWEEN BASH. As if floated on air by balloons, Ilocos[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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GOV. IMEE WITH VINTAR OFFICIALS

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos (center) poses for a groupie[...] Full Story - Photo by Coun. Cherry Agtang

Other News

BAGNOS MPC of Banna, Ilocos Norte 10th GKK Grand Winner Regional Director Henry John Jalbuena lauded the BAGNOS Multi-purpose Cooperative of Banna, Ilocos Norte for emerging as the 10th Gawad Kaligtasan at Kalusugan grand winner during the Awarding Ceremony today, November 18, 2016, at the ... Full Story

Poor students in Region 1 to benefit from ‘One Million Lapis’ campaign SAN FERNANDO CITY, November 24 (PIA) – More than 100,000 pencils are ready for turn-over from the Regional Council for the Welfare of Children and the Department of Education to the target beneficiary schools in ... Full Story

INPPO reminds motorists to drive safely amid rising numbers of VTAs CAMP JUAN, Laoag City — PCRB head PCI Dexter Diovic Corpuz has reminded all motorists to always obey traffic rules and regulations to avoid getting involved on vehicular accidents. He said that based on the various ... Full Story

Slay suspect escapes using mayor’s car SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 25–Mayor Alex Calucag of this municipality confirmed that he owns the getaway vehicle used by a suspect in the fatal shooting of a tricycle driver in San Nicolas town. However, he no ... Full Story

Angry folks kill fowl-eating python BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 25– A two-meter long python, believed to be responsible for the disappearance of many native chickens and ducks in the village, was captured and killed by angry folks in Brgy. Pungto, ... Full Story

Grandia van vs. delivery truck: 2 die BADOC, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 21–Fernando Pambid and Mark Darwin Salvador died and their companion Roger Mamuad was injured when their Toyota Grandia Hi-Ace van collided head-on with a delivery truck along the national highway at ... Full Story

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6th Tan-ok shows Ilocano greatness
I.N.’s 21 towns, 2 cities compete in Festival of Festivals; Winners get big cash prizes
Of the 23 rival contingents of the “Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of Festivals,” the town of Dingras, Ilocos Norte, won this year’s competition through an inspiring portrayal of how the Ilocano spirit perseveres in recent ... Full Story

6th‘Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of Festivals’ to benefit province’s disaster relief fund LAOAG CITY, Nov. 25–In line with the aim of Governor Imee R. Marcos to develop livelihoods and benefit the entire Ilocos Norte community through the province’s tourism industry, this year’s “Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of ... Full Story

Batac City eyed as “City of Parks”
7 existing parks will link to each other
New tourism developments are being planned by the provincial and city governments to make Batac a ‘city of parks’ in Ilocos Norte. Governor Imee Marcos revealed conceptual plans during her State of the Province Address in ... Full Story

Village chieftain waylaid PINILI, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 15–Four gunmen ambushed a village chieftain of Brgy. Capangdanan, this town while on his way home from the town hall before noon today, report said. Relatives said the victim identified as first-term ... Full Story

Ilocanos exult on MCoy burial
SC allows it at heroes’ cemetery
LAOAG CITY, November 9 (PIA) – People in Ilocos Norte, home province of the late president Ferdinand E. Marcos were jubilant with the Nov. 8 decision of the Supreme Court (SC) allowing the burial of ... Full Story

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Guiangster
Stupid heist artist  
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on November 27th, 2016
   Tan-ok ni Ilocano dance festival wows thousands of spectators The performers, clad in their colorful native costumes,  from Ilocos Norte’s 21 towns and two cities tripped the light fantastic to the delight of the mammoth crowd ... Read More

Guiangster
FM marker at his Batac mausoleum urged; Oven-like heat at Centennial goodbye soon?
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on November 20th, 2016
FM marker at his Batac mausoleum urged; Oven-like heat at Centennial goodbye soon? Pinili barangay chairman gunned down in movie gangland-style First, a blocking force sprayed bullets at him. When downed to the pavement bloodied, the finishers ... Read More

Press Release

Monday, November 28th, 2016
CEB collaborates with DBM on discounted fares for gov’t employee
November 28, 2016— The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) today signed a Government Fares Agreement (GFA) with the Procurement Service, an attached agency of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) headed by ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

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

Charcoal vendor nabbed for drug   PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 25–A 57-year-old charcoal vendor was apprehended for selling shabu to a ... Full Story

Dentist’s car robbed LAOAG CITY, Nov. 22–A car, owned by a certain Dr. Geraldine Vicente, was ransacked by ... Full Story

Businessman shot dead SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 14–Patricio Narciso, 50, married, and furniture shop owner of Brgy. Sta. ... Full Story

Bullied old man retaliates SARRAT, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 8–Antonio M, 72, attacked his tormentor who allegedly bullied him many ... 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

Uneg iti Centennial Arena, ma-aircon ton Published: November 21-27, 2016 Uneg iti Centennial Arena, ma-aircon ton Naangay idi nasapa a malem iti Domingo, Nob. 20, ti pannakarambak ti tinawen a naindaklan a Cristo Rey. Dita Centennial Arena, Laoag City ti sentro iti selebration sakbay ... Full Editorial

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Inside News

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

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

Ilocos Region workers get average daily wage increase Minimum wage earners in the region will receive a pay hike ranging from P12 to 27 per day following the effectivity of Wage Order No. RB1-18. The new wage order took effect on October 2, ... Full Story

DOLE opens 24/7 hotline To respond to labor-related concerns, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Ilocos recently opened a 24/7 hotline service for  workers. Labor and Employment Officer Panfilo Dioquino Jr. of DOLE-Dagupan said answers and clarifications regarding ... Full Story

Inabel: The Ilocanos living treasure of all time LAOAG CITY – The hand woven textile “inabel” or more popularly known to many as “Abel Iloco” has been through a lot in the course of history. It has both gone through good and bad ... Full Story

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