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BACK TO NORMAL, AT CITY TREASURER’S OFFICE
Probe on missing P90M city fund ends; Acting city treasurer is designated
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, June 26th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, June 26—The controversy-tainted City Treasurer’s Office is back to normal operation after it got temporarily paralyzed for a week following a marathon investigation by joint team of Commission on Audit and regional Bureau ...

P90M CITY FUND MISSING
COA DROPS BOMBSHELL
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, June 19th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, June 19—The city government of Laoag may turn financially poorer by multi-million pesos as the Commission on Audit (COA) dropped a bombshell — a whopping P90 million public fund was missing from the ...

PDRRMRC prepares early for rainy season
Solsona, Dingras, Paoay towns are identified as high risk areas
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 12th, 2016

With the onset of rainy season this year, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management and Resiliency Council (PDRRMRC) began preparing for the possible effects of La Niña in Ilocos Norte. Governor Imee Marcos said disaster preparedness ...

Municipal assessor arrested for illegal drugs
Gov. Imee Marcos gives negative reaction
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Governor Imee Marcos expressed dismay over the recent arrest of the municipal assessor of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte for alleged illegal drugs. The suspect (name withheld by Sentinel) was tagged by police as one of the town’s ...

Mayor Fariñas urges intensified drive vs. dengue
Written by CHERRY JOY GARMA/PIA1-Ilocos Norte with reports from Rachel S. Granil, PIA-Intern posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Laoag City Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas has called the public to help in the intensified and continued campaign against dengue to lessen and minimize the number of victims here. “Dengue cases are expected to rise as ...

4 suspects fall for illegal drugs
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

LAOAG CITY (June 2) – At least four persons were arrested in two separate anti-illegal drug operations today, Supt. Edwin Balles, city police chief said. He said that police operatives arrested a 62-year-old woman during a ...

Bongbong welcomes Duterte’s stand on FM burial
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, May 29th, 2016

BATAC CITY — Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. welcomed the pronouncement of incoming President Rodrigo R. Duterte that he would allow the burial of the late former president Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan Ng ...

Ilocos Norte’s cash award as Top Rice Producer to purchase agri equipment, fund seed grower cooperatives
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

The Province of Ilocos Norte’s cash award from the Department of Agriculture (DA) amounting to P4-M for achieving rice sufficiency for the year 2015 will be used to purchase agricultural machineries and fund seed grower ...

Batac cops undergo random drug test
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, May 20th, 2016

BATAC, Ilocos Norte (May 20) — The Batac Police Station conducted a random drug testing on the first batch composed of 20 policemen Friday morning. Supt. Virgilio Pascua. Chief of Police, said the policemen who were ...

Five trike drivers turn drug dealers
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Friday, May 20th, 2016

LAOAG CITY (May 20) — Supt. Edwin Balles, city police chief, said that based on the list of arrested persons involved in illegal drug trade in this city, at least five tricycle drivers are included ...

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