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Decathlon Gold Medalist of the 2013 SEA Games pays courtesy call to Gov. Marcos

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Sirib Outstanding Youth

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KAPURPURAWAN WHITE ROCK FORMATION

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MMSU’s Garden Show and Trade Fair

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LC’s BUSINESS ONE-STOP-SHOP.

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TRIBAL ORNAMENT.

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BONSAI SCHOOL

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NATIVE WOVEN CLOTHS

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LIBRARIANS’ LAKBAY

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South Korean national pleads “not guilty” in estafa charges LAOAG CITY (Feb. 6) – A South Korean national, who was charged with estafa, pleaded “not guilty” during an arraignment held here before the Regional Trial Court, Branch 12 presided by Judge Charles Aguilar. Kim Young ... Full Story

P100M, mausar iti pannaka-develop ti Little Baguio Road idiay Nueva Era NEVA ERA, Ilocos Norte (Jan. 10) – Mangipaay ti P100 milyon ti Department of Tourism (DOT) para iti pannakapadur-as ti turismo iti ili ti Nueva Era. Naamuan kenni Mayor Aldrin Garvida a ti nasao a pondo ... Full Story

Korean students, adda iti Ilocos Norte para iti volunteer works BATAC CITY (Jan. 11) – Sangapulo ket pito nga Korean students ti mangiwaywayat ti volunteer works iti Bininggan Elementary School, Batac City. Inbatad daytoy ni Atty. Richie Nalupta, nagserserbi nga SK Federated President ti probinsia ken ... Full Story

Trade and Investment, sentro ti kampania ti Provincial Tourism Office ita a tawen Impasingked ni Gobernador Imee Marcos a masapul pay laeng ti naan-anay a pannakaitandudu iti benneg ti trade ken panagpuunan ditoy probinsia. Kuna ti gobernador nga adu met latta dagiti umay agnegosio ken rumrumuar ti Ilocos Norte ... Full Story

Panag-recruit kadagiti agtrabaho kas call center agents, agtultuloy Itultuloy ti Expert Global Solutions (EGS) ti ag-recruit kadagiti baro nga empleado-da iti maipatakder to a kompaniada ditoy Ilocos Norte. Segun ken ni Nicole Rudio iti Provincial Employment and Services Office ti kapitolio probinsial, sumagmamano nga ... Full Story

Senior citizen’s death is due to mauling? BANGUI, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 24–Sixty-year-old Rudy Lagundino of this town died due to severe mauling, according to embalmer’s finding on his cadaver. The finding showed that the victim’s body bore traces of blood clot, severe abrasion, ... Full Story

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Exponent gas station opens new branch in Batac City BATAC CITY, March 30–Healthy business competition among gas stations in this city reigns as Exponent opened yesterday its new branch in Brgy. Naguirangan located along the Batac-Banna road. During the simple inauguration and blessing rites by ... Full Story

More business activities seen as Bangui new public market formally opens BANGUI, Ilocos Norte, March 26–San Lorenzo Barangay Chairman Elmer Faylogna has foreseen more business activities in his barangay with the formal opening of the new public market building in this northern coastal town. Failoga said the ... Full Story

Mayor’s bodyguard Amok kills lady secretary CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, March 21– “I had a mental blackout. I didn’t know what I was doing moments ago. I regret,” remorseful Jose Ragudo Jr. uttered the remarks while behind bars at the police station ... Full Story

5 MMSU pioneer grads pass 2013 bar exams BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte, March 18–At least five pioneer graduates of the Mariano Marcos State University college of law, main campus here have passed the 2013 bar examinations for aspiring lawyers conducted last October in ... Full Story

Jesson Ramil Cid: SEA Games “New Iron Man”
A pride of Ilocos Norte. He is eyeing to compete in the Olympics
After winning a gold medal in the 27th South East Asian Games in Naypyidaw, Myanmar last December 2013, decathlon champion Jesson Ramil Cid, who hails from Dingras, Ilocos Norte is looking forward to compete in ... Full Story

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Guiangster
Motorists, be extra careful when driving at night time
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on April 2nd, 2014
Highest award: “Order of Lam-ang” bestowed to new cardinal Orlando Quevedo. He is Laoag-born who gives international fame to this Sunshine City of the North. Lam-ang (an Iluko epic character) is popular among tourists who are ... Read More

Guiangster
What are these unpleasant to the ear during meals’ time?
Posted in Ilocos Sentinel on March 17th, 2014
The most terrifying blunder of any radio broadcast channels anywhere in the country is the plugging of repeated commercial advertisements that are unpleasant to the ear while you are eating your breakfast or lunch or ... Read More

Press Release

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
Ilocos garlic growers to market garlic to Jollibee, Splash Foods at 13.5 tons per month
Ilocos garlic growers are optimistic of the prospects of the garlic industry as they are about to market peeled and powdered garlic to Jollibee and Splash Foods Corp at 13.5 metric tons (MT) per month.    ... Full Press Release

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Crime Clock

P1M cash, jewelry looted in pawnshop holdup SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, March 30– A lone robber looted a pawnshop here and fled ... Full Story

Grave of murdered ex-police “asset” desecrated SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, March 25–Richard Malig, a suspected former police “asset” who was murdered recently, ... Full Story

Brgy. kagawad dies in ambush, co-rider hurt BANNA, Ilocos Norte, March 24– Barangay councilman Prospero Abaton and a certain Oducayen, a co-rider, ... Full Story

Arrested: Fugitive hides under kitchen sink MARCOS, Ilocos Norte, March 24– Murder-suspect Jojo Pascual went into hiding for eight years. He ... Full Story

Birthday celebrator shot, bludgeoned to death DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, March 20–On the eve of his 34th birthday and fiesta night, Jonathan ... Full Story

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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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As top rice producer, Ilocos Norte turns P4M richer The Province of Ilocos Norte was adjudged for the second time as one of the Top 12 Agri-Pinoy Rice Achievers in the country for attaining high rice self-sufficiency in 2013. Launched in 2011 by the Department ... Full Story

Job fair slated on April 29-30 PROV’L CAPITOL , Laoag City (March 18) – The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte is set to hold a two-day job fair for all college graduates on April 29-30, 2014 at the Centennial Arena here.  PESO ... Full Story

Archbishop Quevedo: God’s gift to Ilocandia, Mindanao & the entire country We, the people of Sarrat, have a new reason to be very proud and feel blessed nowadays. Why? Because of the recent elevation to Cardinal of our very own Archbishop Orlando B. Quevedo, OMI, DD. ... Full Story

Kaso ti Budol-Budol, makaalarma–PNP LAOAG CITY (Jan. 30)– Nagsaruno ti nagbalin a biktima dagiti kameng ti Budol-Budol gang ditoy syudad. Basar iti naimaldit iti police blotter, nabiktima da Zalaida Ancheta kenni Shane Corpuz, maysa a balikbayan. Inadmitir ti kameng ti PNP ... Full Story

‘Task Force Singh’ formed BATAC CITY (Jan .28) – The local police here has formed ‘Task Force Singh’ following a shooting incident that resulted in the killing of an Indian national and injuring of his son in this city. PNP ... Full Story

Gameng Festival SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, Jan. 22–This eastern town of Ilocos Norte celebrated its annual Gameng Festival with an array of delicious exotic foods which were served to numerous guests and visitors. Most of the recipes were ... Full Story

Vintage firetrucks PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Jan. 22–Existing firetrucks in different towns of Ilocos Norte are mostly old 1978 model with many mechanical defects, a fire marshal reported. He made this revelation in the wake of two consecutive ... Full Story

Anti-measles shot keeps doctor apart The City Health Office (CHO) has allayed fears of measles outbreak here noting that children were given vaccination shots during the city government’s visit to the villages. Dr. Renato Mateo, CHO head, said no measles case ... Full Story

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