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I. Norte rules in wind, solar plants
It pioneers green energy sources in Southeast Asia
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, January 12th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Jan. 12 – Ilocos Norte, a coastal province in Northern Philippines, has continued to strengthen its global presence as a center for renewable energy in Southeast Asia as it marches on to harness ...

Tan-ok is an “investment for the years to come”, says Imee
Written by Rey T. Arcangel, Jr., PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

About 30,000 spectators have witnessed the grandest night Ilocano dance competition show in the North, the Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of Festivals held at the Marcos stadium in Laoag City on December 6, 2013. All the ...

Badoc ambush: 4 die, 3 others survive
Mostly victims are Benny Rosete and family
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, December 15th, 2013

BADOC, Ilocos Norte (Dec. 15) – At least four persons were killed in an ambush staged by still unidentified gunmen in Brgy. Sta- Cruz-B, here yesterday. Initial investigation showed that at about 9:30 in the evening, ...

Laoag by-pass road nears completion
A bridge will be built across the Padsan River in the west
Written by Cherry Joy Discaya-Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, December 9th, 2013

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 9 – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to complete the multi-million peso Laoag City by-pass road project by January 2014. The four-lane road situated in the western part ...

Grade 7 pupil commits suicide
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

LAOAG CITY (Dec. 4) –Fourteen-year-old Arjay Bolusan was no longer breathing when a relative found him inside his room in Brgy. 32-B, La Paz of this city. Wilmer Martin, a relative said that Bolusan, a Grade ...

Lawyer Manrique is Elected PGIN Employees Ass’n Head
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, December 2nd, 2013

LAOAG CITY—The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte Employees Association (PGINEA) has elected a new set of officers during a reorganization held at La Tabacalera hall near provincial capitol here last week. Lawyer Bernard Manrique was elected ...

“We have a lot of work to do in my 2nd term”
She celebrates her B-day with simplicity; airs sympathy to Typhoon Yolanda victims
Written by Grazielle Mae A. Sales/pgin-cmo posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

After enjoying a simple celebration tendered by Provincial Capitol employees on the occasion of her birthday, Governor Imee R. Marcos opted to work as usual and headed to the nearby town of San Nicolas where ...

Employment assistance to be strengthened
Written by Grazielle Mae A. Sales, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, November 24th, 2013

A serious bid to reinforce hands-on employment assistance for Ilocano job-seekers, overseas Ilocanos and returnees was raised on November 20 by Governor Imee R. Marcos during a meeting with the municipal mayors of the province ...

Garlic industry ails due to smuggling, inferior seedlings, etc.
Agriculture Sec. Alcala pledges P10M research fund to improve production
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

BATAC CITY, Nov. 20 – Growers of Ilocandia’s garlic crops used to be called “white gold” have lamented that rampant smuggling and shrinking seedling materials contributed to the ailing garlic industry in Northern Luzon. (Garlic crop ...

BJMP-Laoag City adjudged as the country’s Best City Jail
Warden Rivera is credited for this prestigious award
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

The Laoag City jail has bagged the 2013 City Jail of the Year national award for its distinguished and extraordinary achievements that made it the top choice by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology ...

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