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VICE PRESIDENT JEJOMAR BINAY poses for posterity with Laoag City[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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Himala 4×4 challenge 2015

Team Onse Reef bags the championship trophy in the Himala[...] Full Story - Photo by Valentino Sumera Dumlao

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7th Batac City Farmers’ Festival

Batac City Mayor Jeffrey Nalupta cuts the ceremonial ribbon to[...] Full Story - Photo by CGB Community Affairs Office

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RESULT OF BEAUTY  CONTEST: Henna Santos, Miss Pagudpud (center) is[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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New OIC police provincial director of Ilocos Norte

PSSupt Albert Erasquin Ocon, new OIC police provincial director of[...] Full Story - Photo by Ilocos Norte Provincial Police PCR

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Actress Susan Roces

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee R. Marcos (left) and veteran actress[...] Full Story - Photo by alaric yanos

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FPJ statue

Governor Imee R. Marcos and actress Susan Roces, widow of[...] Full Story - Photo by alaric yanos

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GUIANG CLAN’S 1st National Grand Reunion held at Plaza del[...] Full Story - Photo by

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Laoag City as Cleanest, Safest & Greenest LGU in Region 1

Laoag Chief of Police PSupt. Jeffrey Gorospe joins ABC President[...] Full Story - Photo by Laoag City Police Station

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Champion in the Region 1 Search for LGU Best Practices with its entry Cultural Heritage

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Vice Mayor Saguid surrenders son linked to murder case DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, May 10–Police Chief Teddy Rosqueta reported this evening that Vice Mayor Joeffrey Saguid of this town has surrendered to the police authorities his son, who was linked to a murder incident in ... Full Story

Agserbi 24/7 resumes with innovations LAOAG CITY, Apr. 28 – City Mayor Chevylle Farinas disclosed more innovations in the city government’s “Agserbi 24/7” services as it resumed activities on April. 30. Fariñas said the mobile outreach program was put on hold ... Full Story

300 SPES youths hired this summer LAOAG CITY, April 29 – The Laoag City government has employed a new set of summer job workers under the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES). A total of 300 SPES beneficiaries this year ... Full Story

SSS issues warning against all delinquent employers The Social Security System (SSS) warned all delinquent member-employers to strictly comply with Republic Act 8282 or the Social Security Act of 1997 by religiously paying the contributions and salary loan payments of their employees ... Full Story

NEW LAWYER FROM LAOAG CITY NEW LAWYER: Rozanne Birosel dela Cruz of University of Sto. Tomas (UST), Manila and resident of Laoag City, also passed the recent 2014 Bar Exam as per belated info reaching our editorial desk this week. ... Full Story

As exit tour, APEC guests visit solar, wind farms LAOAG CITY, Apr. 22 – A visit to the wind and solar power plants in Ilocos Norte capped the four-day Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation -Expert Group on New Renewable Energy 44th Meeting (APEC-EGNRET44) held onApr. ... Full Story

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“Balik-Sarabo” revives bayanihan spirit in Pinili, I.N. LAOAG CITY, May 8 (PIA) – “Balikbayans” (or Overseas Filipino Workers) here are giving back to their hometown by raising funds to support the education of high school students. Through the annual fund-raising “Balik-Pinili Sarabo” (gift ... Full Story

At hardware warehouse & Shamrock elem. school
LAOAG CITY, May 6– A big fire, allegedly ignited by falling welding rod ember, burned the warehouse of Motion Hardware along Gen. Segundo Avenue (Bacarra Road), this city this morning, Bureau of Fire Protection officials ... Full Story

Governor Imee & Actress Susan Roces unveil FPJ statue in Paoay Sand Dunes
PAOAY, Ilocos Norte — Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos has formally launched a “film tourism” in Paoay Sand Dunes during the 3rd “Himala sa Buhangin! Festival” in Barangay Suba here last Friday May 1, 2015. Due ... Full Story

SB member shot dead PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte (April 26) — Residents here are grieving over the violent death of Sangguniang Bayan Member Rodolfo Valdez. He was fatally shot this afternoon in Brgy. Davila, this town, by two suspected gun-for-hire ... Full Story

OCON IS NEW OIC PD CAMP JUAN, Laoag City–Senior Supt. Albert Erasquin Ocon officially assumed on April 24 as new officer-in-charge of the Ilocos Norte police provincial office. He replaced outgoing S/S Sterling Blanco who served the province as OIC ... Full Story

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If Bongbong Marcos will run for president, Ilocos Norte must not be politically divided
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on May 10th, 2015
Did you know that Gov. Imee R. Marcos is now a newly-registered voter of Laoag City? Our media colleagues had reported that Manang Imee had transferred her voting place from Batac City to Laoag City. ... Read More

Clan reunion yields newly-found kin; Know the founders of Paoay town and Burgos, Pangasinan
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on May 1st, 2015
Social media, particularly the Facebook is believed to be an effective tool in summoning people and gathering them in one place. We have proven this in our recent Guiang Clan’s first national grand reunion held ... Read More

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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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SB member shot dead PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte (April 26) — Residents here are grieving over the violent death of ... Full Story

Drug pusher arrested in SN SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte (April 16) – A 39-year-old mother, resident of Brgy. 8 this ... Full Story

Pasuquin treasurer’s office burglarized, P90K cash lost PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte–Burglars broke into the municipal treasurer’s office at the town hall here and ... Full Story

visit Ilocos Norte on Holy Week
The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte reported an influx of 350,000 tourist arrivals in the ... Full Story

Fiscal commits suicide? VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur, April 8–Government prosecutor Benedicto Alvarado allegedly shot and killed himself based ... 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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Ramramit kontra uram, agkurkurang Inaklon ni Laoag Mayor Chevylle Fariñas nga adda pay pagkurkurangan a ramramit ti city fire department ti syudad nga usaren no kasta nga adda rumsua nga uram ditoy luglugar tayo. Di unay inbinsabinsa ni mayora ... Full Editorial

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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

Municipal assessor gets 6-month suspension VINTAR, Ilocos Norte – The municipal assessor here, has been suspended by the Office of Ombudsman for six months. His case arose from his alleged involvement in the illegal transfer of title of a property of ... Full Story

“Panag-abuos”: Rambak idiay Banna BANNA, Ilocos Norte — Iyarig ni Gob. Imee Marcos a “Mini Tan-ok” iti naisayangkat a “Panag-abuos Festival” iti ili a Banna a sinelebraran ti nasao nga ili idi Abril 10. Nakipartisiparan daytoy dagiti amin a sangapulo ... Full Story

Iskolar ni Manang Imee, 13 amin dagiti Addaan iti Honors Saan a mailadawan ti ragsak dagiti ubbing kangrunaanna dagiti nagannak dagiti Iskolar ni Manang Imee a Magna Cum Laude ken Cum Laude kabayatan nga inawagan ni Gob. Imee Marcos iti nagan da iti pannakaibunong ti ... Full Story

Anti-rabies summit held LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, March 26 (PIA) – Representatives from government, non-government and media sectors from the four Region 1 provinces gathered here today for a summit to work on eliminating rabies by 2016. According to ... Full Story

MELEE AT DAWN LAOAG CITY, March 24–Due to a near road accident between a motorcycle and a kurong-kurong (improvised tricycle), two groups of riders clashed at dawn near the city public market along Bonifacio and Abadilla Streets here. The ... Full Story

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

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