Politics

Two Badoc top officials suspended
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Town Mayor Arlene Torralba and husband Vice Mayor Tom Torralba of Badoc, Ilocos Norte were placed under 60-day preventive suspension effective last December 21 pending further investigation of the separate complaints filed against them before ...

Mayor Agustin not bothered on Marcos town as election hot spot
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Marcos town Mayor Arsenio Agustin said that he doesn’t see any wrong on the decision of the COMELEC to include his town as one of the watchlist areas in the coming May 2016 election. He believed ...

VM Albano questions plan of LGU Vintar to purchase heavy equipment
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015

VINTAR, Ilocos Norte – Vice Mayor Rowland Albano said that he is not in favor with the plan of the local government of this town to acquire several heavy equipment worth around P50-100 million. He said ...

Paoay’s former political allies to fight each other in May 2016 polls
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, October 26th, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte – The saying “there are no permanent friends or no permanent enemies, only permanent vested interests” holds true once again in this historic town formally established by founder Don Martin Guiang in the ...

ABC President in Solsona to run for town mayor
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, October 18th, 2015

SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte – Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) President Alex Calucag of this town has filed his Certificate of Candidacy for the mayoralty post. Calucag was accompanied by Sangguniang Bayan Member Jose Martin, who will ...

Vice Mayor out-drives riding thugs
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Sunday, March 1st, 2015

BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte — One of the two alleged suspects in the ambush attempt on Vice Mayor Rommel Labasan of Pinili town, was nabbed in a follow-up operation, here, last Wednesday afternoon. Police said ...

Lawyer Mariano “Anno” Nalupta Jr, Ex-solon dies at 69
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, September 5th, 2014

Atty. Mariano Rosario Nalupta, Jr., former Ilocos Norte congressman, vice governor, provincial board member and president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Ilocos Norte-Laoag City chapter, has passed away on Sept. 2, 2014 at ...

Ilocos Mayor dies of cancer
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, November 10th, 2013

BANNA, Ilocos Norte–Banna Mayor Carlito Abadilla has succumbed to colon cancer, report said. His son, Vice Mayor Carlito Abadilla II confirmed saying that his dad was confined at the St. Luke’s Hospital until his death. His body ...

MAYORAL BET NABBED, JAILED
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, December 1st, 2012

MARCOS, Ilocos Norte (Nov. 30)– A mayoral candidate of this town was arrested and jailed at INPJ. Early this morning, police operatives raided and searched his house. Found and seized by the lawmen were gun, ...

A ‘Prodigal son’ is welcomed back in Paoay Sanggunian
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, (Nov. 7)– Controversial councilor Dante Langaman was likened to a returning home “prodigal son” when he finally re-appeared and attended the regular session of the Sanggunian Bayan (municipal council) of this town ...

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