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MASS WEDDING IN LC

One of the celebrations during the Cause for August in[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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Commendation to the Dingras PNP Station

PCINSP TEDDY M ROSQUETA, chief of police of Dingras PNP,[...] Full Story - Photo by CI Teddy Rosqueta

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State of the Province Address

A BIG CROWD welcomes Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos upon[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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INWD’s 33rd Operations Day Anniversary

Ilocos Norte Water District General Manager Engr. John Teodoro (center)[...] Full Story - Photo by INWD Ilocos Norte

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SOLSONA LGU JOINS SYNCHRONIZED TREE PLANTING DAY

Personnel of LGU – SOLSONA led by Mayor Jonathan De[...] Full Story - Photo by

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SAGUIP NARS

At least 86 registered nurses-beneficiaries personally thank Governor Imee Marcos[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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24th North Luzon Business Conference of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Gov. Imee Marcos talks to the delegates of the 24th[...] Full Story - Photo by PGIN CMO Photo/ Alaric A. Yanos

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CDRRMC INSPECTS SHORELINE ALONG BRGY. CAAOACAN

A CDRRMC rescue team inspects the shoreline in Brgy. Caaoacan,[...] Full Story - Photo by Laoag City Police Station

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EVACUEES

More than 100 families in Brgy. Caoacan were evacuated at[...] Full Story - Photo by Courtesy of Agserbi 24/7

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NFA ILOCOS NORTE CONDUCTS SURPRISE INSPECTION IN ALL RICE RETAILERS

NBI chief in Ilocos Norte Atty. Diosdado Araos (center), NBI[...] Full Story - Photo by courtesy of NFA Ilocos Norte

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Experience the great taste of winning in Great Taste White’s Choose Great, Win Great Promo Great Taste White is making everyday wins even greater with the Choose Great, Win Great raffle, its biggest promo to date. More than P27 million worth of prizes are at stake. The promo will have four ... Full Story

Relatives of slain Fil-Am in Hawaii relieved over arrest of suspect BACARRA, Ilocos Norte (Aug. 20) – The relatives of slain Hawaii immigrant Cecilia Galiza-Fiesta, native of Brgy. Pungto, this town, are grateful over report that Honolulu Police had already arrested the suspect, her husband. Initial investigation ... Full Story

Aglipayans sad over the demise of Rev. Father Tante Balbas PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte–The Faithful of the Philippine Independent Church (Aglipayan Church) experienced deep sorrow over the untimely demise of their beloved priest Rev. Father Tante Balbas. Many Aglipayan women devotees broke in tears when they heard ... Full Story

LC commends 4 firemen for saving an old man from drowning LAOAG CITY, Aug. 10 (PIA) – The City Government of Laoag has commended four fire officers for rescuing a fisherman of San Nicolas town who nearly drowned in the Laoag City Padsan River on Monday. Mayor ... Full Story

6 high school girls “possessed by spirit”? BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 10–Six female students of the Bacarra National Comprehensive High School in this town were believed “possessed by spirit,” report said. Witnesses said they saw this morning one of the girls turned wild ... Full Story

This fruit cures malady & yields income for tillers BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 8 (PIA) – Since “dragon fruit” is a low-maintained plant, many Ilocano households here cultivate their own “dragon fruit “ backyard gardens. Like the famous Ilocano vegetable “Malunggay”, the cactus-like plant can ... Full Story

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ILOCOS NORTE UNDER STATE OF CALAMITY The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte has sought immediate assistance from the national government to help rehabilitate the province from Typhoon Ineng’s heavy damages on infrastructure projects, agricultural crops, livestock and other properties valued at ... Full Story

I. Norteneans are proud of SPO1 Manuela–Gov. Imee LAOAG CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) – – Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos has commended Senior Police Officer 1 Aurora Joy Del Rosario-Manuela for being one of this year’s national awardees in the Search for Country’s ... Full Story

GOV. IMEE’S SOPA IN:TRANSFORMED
Poverty rate nosedives from 28% to 8.4% ; Province is now richer by P1.42 billion; Economy rapidly grows at 16.7%
Governor Imee Marcos has generally described the province as newly transformed Ilocos Norte, citing various impressive accomplishments such as poverty reduction, doubled financial income, more student scholars, more job opportunities and tales of Ilocanos who ... Full Story

COME 2016, GOV PRAYS FOR ONE ILOCOS NORTE
She says: Dynasty issue here is serious, “bagets” type candidates are preferred
LAOAG CITY, July 26– Can Gov. Imee Marcos attain her political goal of One Ilocos Norte in this so called Marcos Country come 2016 presidential and local elections? This question cropped up on the heels of ... Full Story

Ilocos Norte hosts 24th NL business confab Top officials and members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) gathered for the very first time in Ilocos Norte on July 8-10 to participate in the 24th North Luzon Area Business Conference ... Full Story

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Opinion

Guiangster
Locally, is radicalism still alive?
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on July 27th, 2015
It’s decades-long practice that the public square in Laoag City particularly the Aurora Park sandwiched by City Hall and Provincial Capitol is the favorite staging locale of protest rallies. The obvious reason is its vantage ... Read More

Guiangster
Detractors operate like termites
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on July 12th, 2015
Of all the local political allies of the Marcoses, former Badoc town mayor now Vice Mayor Tom Torralba was described by Gov. Imee Marcos as one “endeared to them”. The word “endeared” was uttered in ... Read More

Press Release

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
CHIZ DARES DSWD: CHARGE PEOPLE EXPLOITING YOLANDA VICTIMS
 Senator Francis Escudero challenged the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to investigate and file appropriate charges against unscrupulous individuals who prey on victims of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” who are supposed to receive the ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

Drug pusher arrested in Dingras DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte (Aug. 19) – Police operatives in this town arrested a suspected drug ... Full Story

No. 9 drug personality in LC arrested LAOAG CITY — An alleged drug pusher, listed as No. 9 in the top ten ... Full Story

Balikbayan ends life by hanging VINTAR, Ilocos Norte – A US-balikbayan allegedly committed suicide in Brgy. Cabisucolan, this town, said ... Full Story

Lightning kills farmer, injures 3 in Dingras DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte – A farmer died while his three companions were injured when the ... Full Story

RIT gunmen strike anew: 3 victims survive VIGAN CITY, June 8–Three occupants of a car were shot and wounded by riding-in-tandem (RIT) ... Full Story

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Politics

Vice Mayor out-drives riding thugs BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte — One of the two alleged suspects in the ambush attempt ... 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 ... 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

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Editorial

Bagyo “Ineng” nangted narway areng-eng Agsasamusam a napigsa a tudo a binuyogan ti saplit iti angin gapu ken ni Bagyo “Ineng” ti nangparnuay ti nagkaadu nga areng-eng dagiti umili ti unos iti tallo nga aldaw ken rabii ditoy Ilocos Norte ... Full Editorial

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Tobacco Farmers no longer in panic mood
Their “Golden leaf” crop gives them ready cash at all times
Don’t look now but the much heralded possible collapse of the tobacco industry as a consequence of the sharp hike in excise taes for cigars and cigarettes following the enactment of the so-called Sin Tax ... Full Story

Accenture steps up hiring for Ilocos Delivery Center, opens recruitment center in Laoag City After breaking ground for its Ilocos Delivery Center last February, Accenture has accelerated its hiring activities to recruit approximately 100 new employees. The company also recently opened its first recruitment center in Laoag City to facilitate ... Full Story

205 VWs get P2.2M DOLE support fund Some 205 vulnerable workers (VWs) of Ilocos Norte received P2.2 million-worth of livelihood support fund from the Department of Labor and Employment here. The beneficiaries include 120 farmers of Pagudpud town and 50 vocational technology graduates ... Full Story

Gov’s Saguip Nars awards job certificates, cash incentives to 86 beneficiaries At least 86 Ilocano registered nurses, who are beneficiaries of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte’s Saguip Nars Program, received their cash incentives and certificates of employment during an awarding ceremony led by Governor Imee ... Full Story

Aprobadon ti Solar energy project idiay Currimao CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, Hunio 9 (PIA) – Manamnama ti pannakaipatakder ti 20 megawatt (MW) solar energy farm project ditoy nga ili iti kabiitan a panawen kalpasan nga inaprobaran ti DENR ken LGU-Currimao ti pannakapukan dagiti ... Full Story

Know the centenarian couple of Ilocos Norte
What’s their formula of longevity?
PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, June 9– It’s very rare to find nowadays a married couple still both alive and kicking at very ripe age of 100. Somewhere at Brgy. 3, this town, spouses Alfredo Amodo Sr., 101 ... Full Story

Eskarlatina nga agbalor P6.2M ti nailakon ni GM Teodoro LAOAG CITY, Hunio 8 (PIA) – Ti kinangayed ti napusaksak a “bougainvillea” a kadawyan nga agsabong ti nalabaga (adda pay maris puraw, pink ken violet) ti nakaawisan ti imatang ni Engr. John Teodoro nga agpatanor ... Full Story

Dragon fruit farm na-convert a resort iti Ilocos Norte PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte, June 1 (PIA) – Ti kadagupan dagiti kasla agtubo nga uong a plantasyon ti “dragon fruit” iti Ilocos Norte, maibilang a naidumduma ti maysa kadakuada a masarakan idiay Barangay Maruaya ditoy nga ... Full Story

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