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Heroes Walk

Ms. Luficina Caoili, former professor of MMSU, representing the kins[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo courtesy of City Government of Batac

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I.S.O. ACHIEVER. Sarrat municipal government’s department heads and employees led[...] Full Story - Photo by

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INPPO Policewomen Choir emerged as the CHAMPION

The INPPO Policewomen Choir under the able leadership of PSSupt[...] Full Story - Photo by

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Rampang Ganda: Kinni-Kinni for Women’s Rights

The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte held “Rampang Ganda: Kinni-Kinni[...] Full Story - Photo by

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SPECIAL HONOREES AT HEROES WALK. Two Ilocano PNP SAF commandos[...] Full Story - Photo by (pgin-cmo photo/alaric yanos/text by sentinel

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Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS)

Photo shows the presentation of the results of the Citizen[...] Full Story - Photo by

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MINI TAN-OK CHAMPION. Sarrat was adjudged Champion in the Mini[...] Full Story - Photo by PGIN-CMO/Alaric Yanos

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Gov. Imee Marcos was the Guest of Honor at the[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric A. Yanos

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BOODLE FIGHT. The Ilocos Sentinel weekly newspaper staff joined the[...] Full Story - Photo by Photo/Text by Sentinel Lensman

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Laoag Mayor Chevylle Fariñas turns over two patrol cars to[...] Full Story - Photo by

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2 cops sacked due to fistfight–PD PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, March 14–OIC Police Provincial Director S/S Sterling Blanco relieved two rookie policemen, PO1 Louie Ventura and PO1 Fredimar Sacramento for engaging in alleged fistfight during a checkpoint operation in this town. PD ... Full Story

ABC officers quit en masse BACARRA, Ilocos Norte March 13–The incumbent elected officers of the Federated Association of Barangay Captains in this town went on mass resignation through a joint signed resignation letter submitted to Municipal Mayor Nicomedes de la ... Full Story

Councilor resigns for health reason BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, March 10–Municipal councilor Bonifacio Miguel tendered his irrevocable resignation due to failing eye condition. Media report said Miguel quit as member of the Sangguniang Bayan claiming that he will undergo eye operation ... Full Story

Cobra bites graduating criminology student LAOAG CITY, March 9–A suspected poisonous cobra bit the right leg of graduating criminology student Richard Agcaoili of Data Center College here last March 4, Kagawad Efren Cristobal of Brgy. Vira reported. The victim was ... Full Story

Accenture company to open branch here Recognizing Ilocos Norte’s great potential as an alternative destination for Information Technology Business Process Management, Accenture, one of the world’s largest management consulting, technology services and outsourcing companies, is set to open its branch in ... Full Story

P4.5M new city health office opened LAOAG CITY, Feb. 28 – Laoag’s health office is now housed in a bigger new building that guarantees more comfort and convenience to both employees and visiting health clients. The city government upgraded the old city ... Full Story

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Batac hero honored Jacinto Caoili, a poet and author from the City of Batac together with six other Ilocanos, was posthumously honored by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte during the inauguration of the second phase of the ... Full Story

Second batch: HEROES WALK
Basi Revolt leaders busts, et al add to Marcos, et al shrine
To posthumously honor several Ilocano heroes who made fame and glory for the province and the country in the past century, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte through the Education Department and Sirib Youth Office ... Full Story

900 studes got job last summer via PESO LAOAG CITY, Mar. 9 (PIA) – The Public Employment Service Office in Ilocos Norte bagged the best performing PESO in Region 1 for 2014 for helping students got employed. The provincial PESO had assisted last summer ... Full Story

Bicentennial celeb of I. Norte by 2018 This early, the province of Ilocos Norte has started preparing for its bicentennial foundation in 2018 by depicting the lifestyle, customs and traditions of Ilocano ancestors. Through the “Open Capitol” last February 2 in time for ... Full Story

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I am ALAIN REY G. BARROGA of BRGY, 55 PANDAN, LAOAG CITY, PHILIPPINES, with cellphone number 09174874229 This is a very difficult letter for me to write and many avenues seem to have been closed to ... Full Story

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Letters to the Editors
Ms. Benedicto from South wants to locate her friend Ms. Pobre in the North
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on February 15th, 2015
Ms. Benedicto from South wants to locate her friend Ms. Pobre in the North Hello Mr. Guiang, I was browsing the newspaper Ilocos Sentinel when I found an article you wrote years ago which had your email at ... Read More

Ignoring threat is unwise
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on February 9th, 2015
Combat soldiers, police/NBI probers,  trial lawyers in criminal suits, judges in criminal court, rival politicians and hard-hitting media men are the usual personalities whose precious lives are commonly at high risk. They are prone to ... Read More

Press Release

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
Legarda Hails Vigan Win in New7Wonders Cities
Senator Loren Legarda expressed jubilation over the inclusion of the Historic City of Vigan in the New7Wonders Cities. “I am happy that Vigan made it to the New7Wonders Cities. I congratulate the city government of Vigan, ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

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

‘BIRABID’ DOWNS FIVE PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 19–Five people who attended a private lunch here yesterday were believed ... Full Story

BAR MANAGER SLAIN BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 18–Videoke bar manager Efren Ian Cid, 37, of Brgy. Corocor, this ... Full Story

CADAVER DUMPED NEAR SCHOOL LAOAG CITY, Feb. 17–The corpse of a male person dumped  in a roadside at the ... Full Story

VENDETTA SURMISED IN TEACHER’S SLAY CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 17–Police probers are looking into the vendetta angle in the ambush-slay ... Full Story

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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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Adu’t natutured, ngem katuturedan ni Ilocano Nagbitla da PNP SAF commandos SPO1 Allan Lampitoc Franco ken PO2 Jovalyn Lozado, agpada a taga Ilocos Norte ken survivors iti nadara a ranget idiay Mamasapano, Maguindanao idi Enero 25. Nabagas dagiti balikasda iti sango dagiti ... Full Editorial

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Due to transport dearth at night, nocturnal trip express is born LAOAG CITY, March 9 (PIA) – Buses and jeepneys are now available even at night time from the Laoag capital to at least five destination areas around Ilocos Norte beginning March 6. Hourly night trips from ... Full Story

Kids taught how to brush their teeth well LAOAG CITY, Feb. 27 (PIA) – A total of 750 day care pupils here were given free lecture-demo on the proper way of brushing teeth in line with the oral health care month celebration on ... Full Story

‘BIRABID’ DOWNS FIVE PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 19–Five people who attended a private lunch here yesterday were believed victims of alleged food poisoning after they ate a locally preserved  meat of shellfish called ‘birabid’. All victims were taken to ... Full Story

SP seeks DTI help on SME BATAC CITY – As continued support program to help local entrepreneurs, the city council here has sought the technical assistance of the Department of Trade and Industry. City Councilor Violeta Daradar-Nalupta said that the Sangguniang Panglungsod ... Full Story

CHO holds free medical mission LAOAG CITY, Dec. 12 (PIA) – Some 80 local residents in the coastal village of La Paz, this city, have benefited from the free medical and dental mission conducted by the City Health Office as ... Full Story

Nursing aide a rape victim? SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 12–Cops under police chief S/I Rodelio Santos quickly conducted a followup operation last night shortly after a nursing aide of a hospital went to the municipal police station here and ... Full Story

1st Ilocos Norte Water Summit offers solution to looming H20 crisis Billed to push for a long-term water management plan in the province, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN), together with Ilocos Norte Water District (INWD) and provincial office of Millennium Development Goals (MDG), has ... Full Story

SP asked to aid scholarship grants expansion LAOAG CITY, Nov. 29 (PIA) — The Provincial Education Department here has sought the help of the provincial board to expand the province’s scholarship grants for academic year 2014- 2015. The PED appealed before the Sangguniang ... Full Story

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