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5th Himala sa Buhangin: A celebration of music, arts, history
Written by Ma. Joreina Therese A. Blanco posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, May 20th, 2017

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, May 18 (PIA) – Ilocanos are not just known for their richness in culture and arts, but also of legendary history that is passed on from generation to generation. In Ilocos Norte, iconic ...

P9M shelter aid from DSWD-R1 distributed
Laoag City’s 50 families get lion’s share
Written by Iryn D. Cubangbang, DSWD Information Officer II posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, May 19th, 2017

DSWD Director Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo awarded Php 8 million worth of shelter assistance to 50 families whose houses in Brgy. Navotas, Laoag City were totally damaged by typhoon that hit the province. Through Core Shelter ...

Brigada Eskwela set May 15-20
In preparation for the school opening on June 5
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, May 14th, 2017

The Schools Division of Laoag City kicked off the annual “Brigada Eskwela” on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Ilocos Norte Regional School of Fisheries (INRSF) at La Paz, Laoag City. Prior to the ceremony, a ...

Governor Marcos congratulates 2016 bar passers from Ilocos Norte schools
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro and Ma. Rhona Ysabel B. Daoang, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Governor Imee R. Marcos extended her congratulations and gratitude to the passers of the 2016 Philippine Bar Exam coming from Ilocos Norte. The Bar Exam, with 6,344 takers nationwide, yielded a 59% national passing rate, the ...

Laoag among Top Model Cities in PHL
Written by Ma. Joreina Therese A. Blanco posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

  LAOAG CITY, May 3 (PIA) – Laoag City is set to receive on May 11 a national award as one of the  chosen Top 10 Model Cities of the Philippines by The Manila Times, the ...

Ilocos Norte crime rate down by 30%
INPPO to intensify anti-lawlessness drive
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Through the joint efforts of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN), the Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office (INPPO), and the Ilocano community, the crime rate in the province has fallen by 30% from 2016 ...

6% increase in Holy Week tourist arrivals noted
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Ilocos Norte has recorded a total of 472,989 visitors last Holy Week, April 10-16, posting a 6% increase compared to the same period last year’s 444,980. The 2017 figure also shows a 103% increase in two ...

Ilocos RDC approves proposed development projects
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

SAN FERNANDO CITY, April 18 (PIA) – The Regional Development Council (RDC) of Region 1 has approved resolutions on priority programs for the year as its new chairman, Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlo S. Medina, ...

Nartatez says: “Hitman” slain to silence him
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City, April 19—Joey Sia, a suspected member of a gun-for-hire group operating in Ilocos Norte, was killed allegedly “to silence him” from revealing the mastermind in the recent ambush-slay attempt against Marcos ...

DAR exec urges communicators to defend, assert farmer’s rights
Written by Cherry Joy Discaya-Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

LAOAG CITY, April 21 (PIA) – An executive from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has emphasized the importance of the role of government communicators and urged them to promote the rights and welfare of ...

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