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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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LAOAG CITY @50.

LAOAG CITY @50. These signages bearing the photos of couple[...] Full Story - Photo by Agserbi 24/7

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SENATOR ALLAN PETER CAYETANO MEETS GARLIC FARMERS

San Nicolas Mayor Melanie Valdez welcomes Senator Allan Peter Cayetano[...] Full Story - Photo by

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BJMP Batac is the 2015 National Awardee

BJMP Batac Warden J/SINSP Herminigildo B. Rivera and his staff[...] Full Story - Photo by CGB

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INDEPENDENCE DAY RITES

INDEPENDENCE DAY RITES. Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos offers a[...] Full Story - Photo by Alaric Yanos/PGIN-CMO

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DIWA PARTY-LIST CENTER

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Love Team JaDine “invades” Laoag City
Thousands of Ilocano fans mob their concert
Last Saturday , June 27, the cast of “Talk Back and Your Dead” composed of newest discover young Love Team James Reid and Nadine Lustre backed up by actress-singer Yassi Pressman and model-actor Andre Paras ... Full Story

Why tourists come to I. N. year in, year out? LAOAG CITY, June 19 (PIA) – With its relatively flat and dry terrain, Ilocos Norte has the surprise of concealing verdant valleys, forests, rivers and sand dunes that can give every tourist’s visit a worthy ... Full Story

50 women honed in mango processing DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, June 17 (PIA) – The mango processing technology was cited as having a high investment return in a recent forum organized by the researchers from the Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (MMSU) ... Full Story

HE CONVERTED THE SAND DUNES FOR BUSINESS VENTURE
A war veteran in Iraq; Native of San Nicolas
PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, June 16 – Vast areas of barren sand dunes, unsuitable for growing any plants, have become a place for source of additional income for the locals here. Thanks to the expertise of retired ... Full Story

Remedios heritage resort showcases antique houses CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte – Dubbed as the new heritage jewel of the north, Sitio Remedios Heritage Resort in Barangay Victoria this town is truly a paradise of traditional arts and culture. The heritage resort was built ... Full Story

I. Norte is rabies-free, thanks to PVet, GARC The Provincial Veterinary (PVET) office in partnership with the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) has sustained its campaign to maintain Ilocos Norte rabies-free. Dr. Loida Valenzuela, provincial veterinary officer, said the anti-rabies program has been ... Full Story

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

ILOCOS NORTE HAS 10K FIREARMS
Only less than 1,000 guns are registered, in effect, 90% are floating around--Gov
PROV’L CAPITOL, Laoag City, June 19– Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos has expressed deep concern about the proliferation of loose firearms in the province in the wake of the recent Calucag ambuscade in Solsona as ... Full Story

645 hectares of agri-land ruined by dry spell LAOAG CITY, June 17 – At least 645 hectares of farmlands in the southern and eastern towns of Ilocos Norte have dried up due to acute drought, the Provincial Agriculture Office here reported. Provincial Agriculturist Norma ... Full Story

DOT’s Gonzales says SINO AIRLINES
Resumes flight to Laoag I.Norte’s biggest clientele is the Chinese tourist market
LAOAG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Laoag City June 14– Department of Tourism provincial director Ma. Milagros Respicio-Gonzales of Laoag sub-office here announced the arrival here in Laoag City yesterday June 13 of the maiden chartered flight of ... Full Story

Keep Ilocano values for freedom sake – Gov. Imee Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos urged every Filipino to preserve the country’s freedom by practicing Ilocano values in our daily lives. Governor Marcos sounded this challenge in her message during the celebration of the 117th Philippine ... Full Story

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Guiangster
INPPO spokesman Supt. Gempes clarifies issue on relieved cops
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on June 14th, 2015
Beat reporters covering Camp Valentin S. Juan in Laoag City may observe that some police officers under INPPO OIC provincial director Senior Supt. Albert Erasquin Ocon were quickly relieved from their post during the recent ... Read More

Guiangster
Extortion, aloofness and newsmaker
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on June 1st, 2015
QUARRY ISSUE. One of the province’s local hot issues this week is about an alleged extortion activities linked to apparent slow-paced processing and issuance of quarry permits in Ilocos Norte. The allegation still awaits an ... 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

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

Casili lass, 17, murdered
Her body sustains 40 stab wounds
LAOAG CITY, May 31–Dona Mae Doña, a 17-year-old lass of Brgy. Casili, this city was ... Full Story

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

Ilocos Sentinel@10 Simbolismo ti gasat iti numero a sangapulo wenno numero 10. Iti nasantoan a Biblia, ti numero 10 ket naisurat iti namin 242 a beses. Iti Genesis 1, mabasa ti balikas nga “Ti Dios kinunana” iti ... Full Editorial

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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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