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US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg visits Ilocos Norte

US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg on a routine[...] Full Story - Photo by PGIN CMO Photo / Alaric A. Yanos

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ANIMAL DISPERSAL. Gov. Imee Marcos, assisted by provincial veterinarian Dr.[...] Full Story - Photo by

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The MAMMOvan, a part of the early detection and screening[...] Full Story - Photo by

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Laoag City Police Station headed by chief of police Supt.[...] Full Story - Photo by LC Police Station

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Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos delivers her State of the[...] Full Story - Photo by Andy L. Mangapit

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License to own and possess firearms

AT INPPO. Chief Inspector Dexter Corpuz, deputy chief of Police[...] Full Story - Photo by INPPO

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Laoag City officials led by City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas (center)[...] Full Story - Photo by

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Fire Safety Lecture and drill

A public schoolteacher at the Buttong Elementary School in Laoag[...] Full Story - Photo by Laoag City Fire Station

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Wreath Laying in Honor of the late Ilocano World War[...] Full Story - Photo by Ilocos Norte PCR

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MULTI-CABS FOR THE BARANGAYS. Congressman Rodolfo C. Farinas (1st district,[...] Full Story - Photo by

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Free concerts by Parokya ni Edgar, Rocksteddy Marcos Fiesta will give a back-to-back treat to Ilocanos as Parokya ni Edgar and Rocksteddy, two of the most sought after OPM rock bands, are set to perform free concerts this September. Slated on September 11, ... Full Story

Ilocanos mark birth anniversary of Ablan Sr., a World War II hero LAOAG CITY, August 31 (PIA) – Residents here marked the birth anniversary of World War II hero, the late Ilocos Norte Governor Roque B. Ablan Sr. The celebration, called Ablan Day, was pursuant to Republic Act ... Full Story

Cattle Fever PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte — The provincial veterinary office reported at least 73 cases of ephemeral fever affecting cattles in this town since July 28. Pasuquin town’s livestock inspector Froilan Cariaga said the cattle showed symptoms of ... Full Story

Triplets born at prov’l hospital A plain housewife, whose husband works as grocery store employee, gave birth to three baby girls in a cesarean section at the provincial hospital in Laoag City. Maybelle Bayaca, 24, native of Solsona, Ilocos Norte and ... Full Story

Nora Aunor’s statue is not missing PAOAY, Ilocos Norte–The man-sized statue of singer-actress Nora Aunor was earlier reported “missing” from its location at the famous Paoay sand dune tourist spot in Brgy. Suba, this town. Residents said they were puzzled on the ... Full Story

Solsonian is top 2 in eng’ring watch exams SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte–Elizer Malunao of Brgy. Maan-anteng, this town landed second placer in the Aug. 2014 officer-in-charge of an engineering watch licensure examination. He graduated from a Marine school in Zambales. His proud mother Nelie Malunao said ... Full Story

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Ilocanos mark “Apo” Marcos 97th birthday
As a tribute, a week-long celebration is set in Laoag, Batac this September
A lively and exciting week-long celebration in honor of the late President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos is set to take place in his home province of Ilocos Norte on September 10-14, 2014 on the occasion of ... Full Story

Lito Gorospe, 78, passes away Lito Gorospe, a long time spokesman of the Marcoses, has passed away at age 78 while being confined in a Manila hospital. Doctors said he died of aneurysm. He worked for many years as spokesperson of ... Full Story

Marcos Fiesta Job Fair at Robinsons In line with the Marcos Fiesta celebration, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte in partnership with leading job portals will conduct the ‘Marcos Fiesta’ Job Fair on September 12, 2014, from 10:00 am to 7:00 ... Full Story

Balikbayan loses P1.2M worth of jewelry LAOAG CITY (Sept. 6) – A balikbayan lost her assorted jewelry valued at P1.2 million from robbers who broke inside her apartment unit here. P/Supt Jeffrey Gorospe, OIC chief of police, said operatives immediately responded after ... Full Story

Lawyer Mariano “Anno” Nalupta Jr, Ex-solon dies at 69 Atty. Mariano Rosario Nalupta, Jr., former Ilocos Norte congressman, vice governor, provincial board member and president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Ilocos Norte-Laoag City chapter, has passed away on Sept. 2, 2014 at ... Full Story

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Fast break towards year 2020
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on August 31st, 2014
Manang Imee’s vision is long range geared towards 2020. She eyed to recreate an image for Ilocos Norte as the “best little province of the country” six years from now. She stressed this vision in ... Read More

Regardless of any moniker, either RIB, RIA or A 24/7
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on August 18th, 2014
The three-decade old Rang-ay iti Barangay (RIB) in Laoag City may gradually lose its shining glory as household byword. That is, if the city folks allow themselves to succumb to “amnesia” or “alzheimer’s disease”. ***** Cynics say ... Read More

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Monday, May 12th, 2014
Gov’t allots P6.8-M for President Aquino’s attendance in ASEAN Summit in Myanmar
The government has set aside P6.8 million for President Benigno S. Aquino III’s participation in the 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar from May 10 to ... Full Press Release

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Balikbayan loses P1.2M worth of jewelry LAOAG CITY (Sept. 6) – A balikbayan lost her assorted jewelry valued at P1.2 million ... Full Story

Bingao-Paoay border road: dumping ground of bodies SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Sept. 5–In many instances in the past, several bodies of suspected ... Full Story

BLOODBATH: 1 DEAD, 5 WOUNDED PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 27–Blood spilled in the house of Benny Paez at Brgy. Sta. ... Full Story

BATAC CAGER BEHEADED, HIS RIGHT ARM CHOPPED BATAC CITY, Aug. 27–The sacked shirtless body of Jess Sapaden of Brgy. San Pedro, this ... Full Story

“I did wrong coz I lost my senses”–Ex-baker At the Laoag detention cell, former bakery employee Jerry, 24, admitted “I did something wrong ... Full Story

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Lawyer Mariano “Anno” Nalupta Jr, Ex-solon dies at 69 Atty. Mariano Rosario Nalupta, Jr., former Ilocos Norte congressman, vice governor, provincial board member and ... Full Story

Ilocos Mayor dies of cancer BANNA, Ilocos Norte–Banna Mayor Carlito Abadilla has succumbed to colon cancer, report said. His son, Vice ... Full Story

MAYORAL BET NABBED, JAILED MARCOS, Ilocos Norte (Nov. 30)– A mayoral candidate of this town was arrested and jailed ... Full Story

A ‘Prodigal son’ is welcomed back in Paoay Sanggunian PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, (Nov. 7)– Controversial councilor Dante Langaman was likened to a returning home ... Full Story

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Errado a drivers SAEM NGA UMUKUOK. Di mabubos a liday. Agarubos ti lu-lua. Atong nasindian iti paraangan. Simbolo ti nakaam-ames a trahedya. Daytoy ti eksenna dagiti nagpasina kadagiti biktima ti Pariir road accident dita Sarrat, Ilocos Norte. Siam a ... Full Editorial

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Wellness drive aims to boost healthy lifestyle To promote physical, mental and psychological fitness among the Ilocanos, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte will hold a Wellness seminar on September 6, 2014 at 8 am-12 pm at the Ilocos Norte National High ... Full Story

DPS patrol car catches fire LAOAG CITY, Sept. 5– The Pajero patrol vehicle of the Department of Public Safety caught fire in the middle of the road near the Laoag Bell Tower here. The burning car incident was captured by ... Full Story

Cow kills farmer LAOAG CITY, Sept. 1–Elderly farmer Ricardo Domingo was attending to his cow near a creek in Brgy. Madiladig, this city when the animal went berserk and gored him in the chest, police said. Fellow farmers ... Full Story

Laoag City reinvents community service LAOAG CITY, Aug. 29 (PIA) – The Laoag City government has reinvented its mobile outreach program which seeks to deliver primary services to the grassroots communities. Formerly known as Rang-ay ti Barangay, the community program is ... Full Story

1,000 job applications processed–PESO LAOAG CITY, Aug 27 – In line with “A Cause for August” celebration, the Laoag City government processed over 1,000 local and overseas employment applications on August 14. Mylene Pascual, Public Employment Services Office (PESO) manager, ... Full Story

Be partner of NCCA in boosting culture, arts LAOAG CITY, August 23 – The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) has started accepting project proposals for its competitive grants for 2015. Ferdie Isleta, head of NCCA Sub-commission on the Arts, said the ... Full Story

THREE CENTENARIANS LIVE IN PASUQUIN, PAOAY, SARRAT Lauriano Soriano has reached the ripe age of 101. He resides in his family house in Brgy. Sta. Catalina, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte. Lolo Anong proved he could still sing his favorite Ilocano song despite of his ... Full Story

Alternative career training for nurses LAOAG CITY, Aug 11 – The provincial government of Ilocos Norte will conduct an alternative career training that will provide online job opportunities to Ilocano nurses. Nicole Rudio, Public Employment Services Office (PESO) head for Ilocos ... Full Story

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