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RCF: He pours in his PDAF in his district
Congressman bares he’s now member of the Commission on Appointments
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, August 24th, 2013

LAOAG CITY, Aug. 24–Re-elected Congressman Rodolfo C. Fariñas (first district, Ilocos Norte) reported today that all barangays in his congressional district had received various projects from his P70 million Priority Development Assistance Fund since he ...

Korean firm to build solar plant
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, August 18th, 2013

BADOC, Ilocos Norte – A Korean company is set to invest at least $70-million for the construction of a solar power plant in Ilocos Norte – considered to be the biggest solar power source in ...

Pillos vs. Agustin in shouting bout
Thanks God, both did not engage in fistfight --witnesses; we were ready to pacify them in case of rumble--C/I Corpuz
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

MARCOS, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 13– DILG-installed “Mayor” Arsenio Agustin and rival”Mayor” Salvador Pillos engaged in fierce shouting bout inside the municipal hall building here at about 11 o’clock this morning causing a brief tension, report ...

In her SOPA: “ATM can unlock jobs, says Governor Imee”
Written by Grazielle Mae A. Sales, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, August 11th, 2013

PROV’L CAPITOL, Laoag City—Gov. Imee R. Marcos has vowed to strengthen the collective efforts of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte towards “transformational, jobs-rich growth and new development” in this northern Philippines province. In her recent ...

“A Cause for August” blitz for Laoageños
Now on its 10th year, activities range from social services to gift-giving
Written by Cherry Joy S. Discaya posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, August 11th, 2013

LAOAG CITY — City officials led by Mayor Chevylle Farinas hold anew the month-long activities from social services to gift-giving this August 1-30, 2013. Dubbed ‘A Cause for August’, the Laoag City government had institutionalized the ...

DILG serves advisory to restore normalcy
It recognizes Agustin as “mayor” of Marcos town;
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, July 28th, 2013

LAOAG CITY, July 28–AFTER FOUR WEEKS of political hullabaloo about two mayors sitting at the same municipal hall in Ilocos Norte’ s Marcos town since July 1, 2013, here’s the latest news for the town ...

Vice Mayor disputes tag as “crime capital”
He says: “We maintain our place as most business-friendly LGU”
Written by posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, July 19th, 2013

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, July 19– “If they say that our town of San Nicolas is the crime capital of Ilocos Norte, does it mean also that Ilocos Norte is the crime capital of the ...

8 Korean lensmen shoot Ilocos Norte’s tourist spots
Written by Cherry Joy S. Discaya posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, July 13th, 2013

LAOAG CITY, July 10 — A group of Korean photographers visited Ilocos Norte earlier this month and took photos of tourist spots which would be featured on an online publication. Commissioned by the Department of Tourism ...

Latin American costumes wow “Empanada” revelers
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, July 12th, 2013

BATAC CITY, July 12 – - Event performers garbed in Latin American costumes have impressed throng of spectators during the street dancing presentation of the recently-concluded 2013 Empanada Festival in this city. Different clothing designs were ...

Two lawyers ‘clash’ on Marcos town row
“Who-is-the-lawful-mayor” controversy hogs the national limelight thru media
Written by Sentinel Reportorial Team posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, July 7th, 2013

MARCOS, Ilocos Norte, July 7–For several days since last July 1, the political controversy in this remote eastern town of Ilocos Norte has hogged the national limelight through the tri-media (newspaper, TV and radio) due ...

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