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SECRETARY PROCESO ALCALA IN ILOCOS NORTE

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RURAL HEALTH CLINIC

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ROAD CONCRETING PROJECT

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116th Independence Day

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SINGAPORE TOUR

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ENVIRONMENT MONTH

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MASCOBADO launching event

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Motorcycle for MASCOBADO

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POLICE AT WORK

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Other News

“I’m ready to face probe”, says PO1 Catolico PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte, June 27–Beleaguered Police Officer 1 Dennis Catolico said he is ready to face investigation in connection with the recent report that he allegedly fired his service firearms indiscriminately in Brgy. Abucay, this ... Full Story

Trike driver, nephew cited for honesty BANGUED, Abra, June 26–The municipal government of Bangued commended tricycle driver Ernesto Rante and his nephew Rene Borreta for their act of honesty. Bangued town Mayor Dominic Valera said the two were awarded  certificates of ... Full Story

Laoag marks 49th Charter Day LAOAG CITY, June 19 – Laoag City celebrated its 49th charter day when Malacañang declared June 19 a special non-working holiday. The declaration was issued through Proclamation No. 780 signed on June 11 by Executive Secretary ... Full Story

Mayor belittles rumor Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas has belittled a rumor that some city utility workers were doing household chores during office hours at their private residence in Brgy. Vira, of this city. Fariñas said that some people may ... Full Story

LAOAG CITY, June 10 – Officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation said payment of claims from the hospitals in the province are processed on time contrary to reports of delayed payments. Ilocos Norte’s Philhealth Officer ... Full Story

Prices of school supplies remain stable–DTI LAOAG CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry provincial office here reported that the prices of school supplies and other prime commodities remained stable during the opening of school classes. DTI Provincial Director Benjamin Garcia ... Full Story

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.5M tree seedlings planted in uplands
To preserve nature and mitigate climate change--PENRO
More than 500,000 seedlings of timber and fruit bearing trees were planted in the mountainous areas of Ilocos Norte to mark environment month. Engr. Juan P. de los Reyes Jr., Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer ... Full Story

Madame Imelda to bring icon of Sto. Niño de Cebu to Ilocos Norte
On the occasion of her 85th birthday
In celebration of her 85th birthday on July 2, Ilocos Norte Congresswoman Imelda Marcos (2nd district) will offer an extraordinary gift to the Ilocanos by bringing to the province the most venerated religious statue of ... Full Story

PIA, KBP go for “Kapihan” LAOAG CITY, June 27 – The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) – Ilocos Norte Information Center together with the provincial chapter of the Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) has launched a monthly “kapihan” called ... Full Story

Pet dog killed in accident gets a decent burial PINILI, Ilocos Norte, June 25–For excessive love to their pet dog who died in a road accident, the child-less Saturnino couple of Brgy. Badio, of this town accorded the canine a decent burial like a ... Full Story

High costs of garlic enrich middlemen?
Gov. IRM urges farmers to plant more vegetables
PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, June 22 – A top garlic trader said the prevailing garlic prices are driven by market forces and it may stabilize in the coming months. Wilfredo Valdez, president of federated vegetable growers association ... Full Story

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Opinion

Guiangster
Samuel A. Bangloy a.k.a. Samiris writes “30”
A tribute to a great journalist:
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on July 6th, 2014
Sammy was my bosom friend since our college days at Northwestern College (now Northwestern University) of Laoag, Ilocos Norte in the late 1960s. He served as editor in chief of NWC’s “The Review” together with ... Read More

Guiangster
RDO Cabantac is silent achiever
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on June 29th, 2014
A giant portrait of Sir Jun caught my attention as cousin Sonny Guiang and I entered the Office of the Revenue District Officer. The portrait is mounted on the wall at the southern side above ... Read More

Press Release

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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Crime Clock

Stolen trike, 2 motorbikes sold in remote village SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, June 13–Police Highway Patrol Team led by P/Inspector Jordan Sambo recovered a ... Full Story

Cops seize drugs, guns at house near town hall
3 drug suspects nabbed
SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, June 13–Lawmen arrested a suspected big-time illegal drug pusher and his ... Full Story

Assassin misses slay target SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, June 12–A gunman shot a former police asset but missed him ... Full Story

CAFGU soldier hacks drinking partner CARASI, Ilocos Norte, June 10–Militiaman Dennis Rafael claimed he was tipsy when he hacked and ... Full Story

Student kidnap report is false alarm–PNP
Handiwork of prankster
SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, June 6– PNP authorities here clarified report that the alleged kidnapping ... Full Story

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Politics

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

Ignacio firm in his fight vs. Imelda LAOAG CITY (Oct. 19) – Lawyer Ferdinand Ignacio, former  president of Integrated Bar of the ... Full Story

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Editorial

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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Inside News

Anti-dengue activities resume LAOAG CITY—The onset of rainy season also ushers in the resumption of dengue prevention program of various health agencies in the government. For the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte, Dr. Artemio Gambalan, PHO officer-in-charge said that ... Full Story

Warm welcome awaits Sto.Nino visit in I. Norte LAOAG CITY, June 27 – The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) – Ilocos Norte Information Center together with the provincial chapter of the Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) has launched a monthly “kapihan” called ... Full Story

Rang-ay ti Barangay resumes The Laoag city government’s long-running pro-poor “Rang-ay ti Barangay” program has officially resumed this month of June. Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas said the three barangays in the eastern part of the city, namely: Brgys. 29, Bacsil ... Full Story

50 fresh grads hired under ‘Trabaho mo, Sagot ko” LAOAG CITY, June 8 – To help fresh graduates find a decent employment, a jobs fair was held earlier this month by the Laoag City government through its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) here. Of hundred ... Full Story

Broadcasters, PENRO, other sectors plant 1,000 mangrove seedlings BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, May 30– A multi-sectoral group including local members of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkasters sa Pilipinas (KBP) jointly planted this morning some 1,000 mangrove tree seedlings along the coastal area in Brgy. ... Full Story

PGIN targets more i-hub users LAOAG CITY, May 28 – The provincial government of Ilocos Norte has launched a program to promote its I-hub center being housed at the Laoag Centennial Arena along the university belt or the so-called SIRIB ... Full Story

Dr. Gambalan says men having sex with men are prone to HIV/AIDS LAOAG CITY, May 22 (PIA) – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) will organize a health forum to bring into the fore the rising cases on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the ... Full Story

First 5 clients at i-hub are rewarded–Nery LAOAG CITY — The provincial government of Ilocos Norte launched a “promo” program to attract the youth to visit the library and its fully air-conditioned I-hub center at the Centennial Arena on SIRIB mile university ... Full Story

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