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3rd Ilocos Norte Triathlon Race

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National Conference of Public Librarians

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Heroes Walk

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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

3rd triathlon held in Ilocos Norte
Exciting routes, beautiful tourist spots, etc fuel racers’ adrenalin to the finish line
The much-awaited ‘Tri Ilocos Nort3,’ a triathlon series promoting ‘sportourism’ in Ilocos Norte as its racecourses highlighted many of the province’s famous tourist landmarks during the event held last March 28. Now in its third year, ... Full Story

Libu-libong trabaho para sa kabataan LAOAG CITY, March 31 (PIA) – Nasa kabuuang 1,382 ang nakalaang trabaho ang magbubukas sa summer mula sa Pamahalaang Probinsyal ng Ilocos Norte sa ilalim ng programang Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES). Kabalikat ... Full Story

NEW LAWYERS from Ilocos Norte CONGRATULATIONS!!! TO THE NEW LAWYERS from Ilocos Norte who passed the 2014 Bar Exams: 1.MARSHALL ELLIS DIEGO Northwestern University, Laoag City 2.JULIUS HARVEY BALBAS Mariano Marcos State University, Batac City 3.ERNIELINEO LABRADOR Mariano Marcos State University, Batac City 4.KRISTOFFERSON BADUA 5.SHIEL JOY BARENG –New ... Full Story

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I. Norte observes Earth Hour at Paoay Church Joining the worldwide effort in environment awareness, Ilocos Norte observed the Earth Hour with one-hour lights off from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.at the UNESCO World Heritage site in the centuries-old Paoay Church, Paoay, Ilocos Norte ... Full Story

APEC meeting on
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MMSU magna cum laude grad says he owes much from ‘Manang Imee’
Son of a tricycle driver
Allan Dave Patubo of Mariano Marcos State University, College of Industrial Technology, Laoag City campus, will graduate this year as magna cum laude, hence, he expressed gratitude to his benevolent benefactor, the “Iskolar Ni Manang ... Full Story

Black Nazarene visits I.Norte
Thousands devotees pray in reverence to fortify their Faith in God, many others perceive the Church Icon would bring luck, cure illness
LAOAG CITY, March 31 (PIA) – Thousands of Catholic devotees warmly welcomed to Ilocos Norte the five-day maiden visit of the revered Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno of Quiapo or Black Nazarene on March 25-29 as ... Full Story

Extreme El Niño, says Gov. Imee
Resiliency forum vs. water shortage held
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The number of casualties in motorcycle accidents in the country since time these two-wheel motor vehicles hit the road may reach heap. Fatalities and injuries rose in number during the recent period when cheap imported ... Read More

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Ms. Benedicto from South wants to locate her friend Ms. Pobre in the North
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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

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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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FRAY: 1 DEAD, 1 HURT SINAIT, Ilocos Sur, March 24–Sparked by misunderstanding, Robin Soriano Jr. and Alvin Barbosa turned their ... Full Story

ESCAPEE RECAPTURED PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, March 24–The long arm of the law finally caught an escapee who ... Full Story

“I quit drugs because it’s risky”–BoC cop BATAC CITY, March 20–”I quit illegal drug trade because it’s risky, more so, I am ... Full Story

Aussie tagged as driver of SUV in BoCap’s death BACARRA, Ilocos Norte, March 20–”I thought it was a log”. An Australian national, 71, married to ... Full Story

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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

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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

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

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