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DepEd announces June 5 as start of classes
Written by JOANNA DIAZ SABADO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, May 22nd, 2017

SAN FERNANDO CITY – The Department of Education announced that classes in all public schools will officially start on June 5. To prepare for the opening of classes, the simultaneous Brigada Eskwela was conducted. “Though Brigada Eskwela ...

DOH draws awareness on HIV/AIDS
Written by Ma. Joreina Therese A. Blanco posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, May 22nd, 2017

BATAC CITY, May 19 – Awareness is key in the prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). This was the central focus of the advocacy program of the Department of Health ...

Imee eyeing community-owned power plants
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee R. Marcos is eyeing the establishment of the community-owned power plants in the province to ensure sustainable and stable power supply. Ilocos Norte is already home to three windfarms, including the 150-megawatt ...

Dianne serves as the province’s new ambassador of goodwill
As Miss Ilocos Norte 2017
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, May 20th, 2017

For Dianne Irish Joy Lacayanga, winning the title of Miss Ilocos Norte 2017 may be a step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a beauty queen in national or global level. This 19-year-old lass from ...

Road tragedy strikes Rafales family
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Thursday, May 18th, 2017

SARRAT, Ilocos Norte, May 15–The Rafales family of Brgy. Peralta, Dingras, Ilocos Norte mourned over the untimely death of its young member Ziaan who figured in a fatal road accident at Brgy. San Isidro, this ...

Ilocos Norte tourism sustains results of “Paoay Kumakaway!” campaign
Written by PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, May 14th, 2017

In January 2012, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) filmed the “Paoay Kumakaway!” (PK) tourism brand to showcase the province’s natural and manmade wonders through the local and international televisions. Production was done by award-winning ...

MMSU grad is Top #7 in agriculturist exam
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, May 14th, 2017

BATAC CITY, May 8–Charmaine Torres Zamuco, a graduate of Mariano Marcos State University main campus here, placed Top No. 6 in the Agriculturist licensure examination held last April 2017. A plant and animal lover from Laoag ...

Lightning kills 5 farm animals
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, May 14th, 2017

DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, May 13–At least three cows and two carabaos were killed instantly when a lightning bolt struck them while they were grazing in the open field in the afternoon here, police said yesterday. Luckily, ...

Damo a “fluvial parade” ti ili a Badoc, balligi
Written by PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Umabot iti limapulo a bangka ti nakipaset iti fluvial parade ti La Virgen Milagrosa iti ili a Badoc. Indauluan da Badoc Mayor Maximo Cajigal ken ni Parish priest Rev. Father Frederick Astudillo ken dagitoy ti nangbayabay ...

Wild dog kills ten goats
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, May 13th, 2017

BURGOS, Ilocos Sur, May 11 — Farmers here confirmed that a wild dog was the principal suspect that attacked and killed ten goats on a farm at the outskirt of this town, lawmen reported. Manong Victor, ...

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