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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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Point of Care IDs and Day Care Kits

Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas (3rd from left) distributes Point of[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbu 24/7

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ASEAN Age Group Gold Medalist

Mhage Gerriahlou F. Sebastian, gold medalist at the recent 16th[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric A. Yanos

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LAOAG CITY CHARTER DAY RITES

LAOAG CITY CHARTER DAY RITES. At right photo, Ilocos Norte[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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The Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office under OIC, PSSupt. Albert[...] Full Story - Photo by Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office PCR

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DREDGING OF THE QUIAOIT RIVER

The City Government of Batac undertakes the dredging of the[...] Full Story - Photo by Indalecio Argancel/Office of the City Building Official

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BAGS FOR SCHOOLCHILDREN

A schoolgirl, who posed with Laoag City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas,[...] Full Story - Photo by AGSERBI 24/7

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New slaughterhouse for Batac City BATAC CITY – City Mayor Jeffrey Nalupta expressed his optimism that the plan to modernize the city’s slaughterhouse in Brgy. Barani here will materialize before his term ends. He revealed that as of now, they have ... Full Story

Gov. Imee launches ‘Silpo ti Biag 707’ In an effort to improve the quality and delivery of public health and medical services to the Ilocanos especially the indigent families, Governor Imee R. Marcos launched ‘Silpo ti Biag 707’ (Lifeline 707) Project on ... Full Story

For healthy body, top nutritionist gives tips LAOAG CITY, July 8 (PIA) – A group of nutritionists and dieticians said going on a diet means not just losing weight but also involves the proper food choices taken by an individual. Ms. Constancia Lopez, ... Full Story

Twin tremors jolt Ilocos Norte Two successive strong earthquakes rocked Ilocos Norte and environs on Sunday night, July 5 while Typhoon Egay battered the province at signal No. 2. A magnitude 5 tremor occurred at 8:56 pm, six kilometers southeast of ... Full Story

New police station bldg in Batac soon to rise BATAC CITY— A new building of the city’s police station here may soon rise after the city council has finally approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Jeffrey Nalupta to donate a portion of lot owned by ... Full Story

P4M fund ok’d for CHO expansion project LAOAG CITY, July 1 (PIA) –The Department of Health (DOH) has approved the funding of the expansion of the Laoag City Health Office (LCHO) amounting to P4 million to complete its construction which began last ... Full Story

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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

MORE RAINS BOON NOT BANE
9K hectares of farmlands are now planted with rice; “Egay” ruins P36.8M agri, infra projects
LAOAG CITY, July 12 – “Rain! Rain! More Rain!,” a local farmer was overheard yelling with joy describing it as manna from heaven. This jubilant sight probably was not uncommon in Ilocos Norte after farmers have ... Full Story

No fake rice – NFA LAOAG CITY – – National Food Authority provincial manager Beverlyn P. Peralta has assured the public that there is no fake rice being sold in any market here. She said that they have undertaken a surprise ... Full Story

MADAME IMELDA TO BUILD CCP-LIKE BLDG
Project site located at Batac City; Totally worth P300 million-plus
BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte, July 2–A modern cultural center edifice similar to the existing Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila will rise at the government center complex in this city as the newest favorite ... Full Story

JADINE ON THE ROAD CONCERT DR G PRODUCTION presents… JADINE ON THE ROAD CONCERT June 27 @ Centennial Arena Laoag City. 7pm Full Story

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Opinion

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

Guiangster
Madame Imelda still vibrant at 86
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on July 6th, 2015
As octogenarian, former First Lady now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Romualdez Marcos still exudes vibrant personality, so to speak. She celebrated her birthday first at Batac City parish church for a thanksgiving mass and then ... Read More

Press Release

Saturday, June 27th, 2015
CHIZ SEEKS TO EASE SEAFARER REQUIREMENTS
Senator Chiz Escudero is urging authorities to ease the burden of Filipino seafarers by relaxing regulatory requirements for their deployment abroad even as he praised the so-called “sailing ambassadors” of the country for their hard work ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

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

ABC prexy Calucag survives ambush, police aide dies
De Laras claim no knowledge on the incident; Gov. Imee Marcos visits wounded Calucag at the hospital
SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, June 7—Association of Barangay Captains president Alexander “Alex” Calucag of this town ... 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

District Hospital idi, RHU itan Nakas-ang a damag ti panaka-ibaba ti kategoria ti Tamdagan District Hospital (TDH) a kas maysa laengen a Rural Health Unit babaen ti pammilin ti Department of Health. Itay nabiit, kinilatis dagiti DOH Evaluators Team ti ... Full Editorial

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Inside News

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

At Intern’l food expo, first-timer Norteneans showcase array of food products A northern province vibrant in gastronomic activities, Ilocos Norte has joined for the very first time the 2015 International Food Expo, the country’s famed food trade show being held May 21- 24 at SMX Convention ... Full Story

INEC cited BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte – The Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative (INEC) received the highest performance rating Green classification from the National Electrification Administration (NEA) for the last quarter of 2014. NEA classifies the performance of electric ... Full Story

TUPAD WORKERS LAOAG CITY — At least 4,880 persons from Ilocos region are benefitting from the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers or TUPAD livelihood program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). DOLE Region 1 Director ... Full Story

Why burning ritual occurs at Himala? LAOAG CITY, May 4 (PIA) – Festival goers may have noticed of the burning rituals during the annual sand festival, Himala sa Buhangin. The practice was not born out of whim. It was drawn from the ... Full Story

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