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New PRO1 chief says: Let’s get rid of drugs
C/Supt. Pimentel is from San Quintin, Pangasinan
Written by Miriam P. Aquino posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, August 5th, 2016

“I have my marching orders from the high headquarters that the first priority is on our integral campaign against illegal drugs and also on anti-criminality.” Chief Supt. Gregorio R. Pimentel, newly-installed regional director of the Police ...

34 mayors from I. Sur turn negative in drug test
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, August 5th, 2016

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur – Ilocos Sur Gov. Ryan Singson was delighted over the result of the drug test initiated to all mayors in the province. He said that he is grateful that no one among ...

3 drug suspects slain; Cops claim self-defense
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Three suspected top drug personalities operating in the province were shot dead by lawmen on allegation of self-defense in separate incidents in Currimao, Laoag City and San Nicolas, this week. In Currimao town, 23-year-old Benedict Corpuz ...

Third solar farm now operational
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

DINGRAS, Philippines – A one-megawatt solar farm by a Korean company is now fully-operational on Monday. The solar farm, the third of its kind in the province, is located at the small compound of the Ilocos ...

‘2,500 drug offenders surrender in I.N.’ — S/Supt. Nartatez, Jr.
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, July 22nd, 2016

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City (July 22) – More than 2,500 drug offenders have so far voluntarily surrendered to authorities in the province of Ilocos Norte, OIC police provincial director Sr. Supt. Melencio Nartatez, Jr. said. “We ...

SP reso vs Fariñas couple
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, July 20—Sangguniang Panglalawigan member Vicentito “Toto” Lazo delivered a privilege speech during their regular session requesting Laoag Mayor Chevylle Fariñas and her husband Vice Mayor Michael Fariñas to go on temporary leave from ...

DOE calls on consumers to save electricity
It’s better way than putting up more power plants
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, July 18th, 2016

BATAC CITY- The Department of Energy (DOE) has called on all consumers to adopt energy efficiency measures to help maintain the energy demand requirement generated by the power plants in the country. Federico G. Domingo, supervising ...

Paoay mass surrender: 104 users, pushers
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, July 18th, 2016

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, July 18—At least 104 illegal drug users and pushers voluntarily surrendered en masse to the local authorities here, officials said. The suspected drug personalities were presented to Mayor Jessie Galano during the flag ...

Over 2,000 pre-schoolers in Laoag City receive school kits
Written by Cherry Joy. D. Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, July 15th, 2016

Laoag City Mayor Chevylle Fariñas (center) and several city officials distribute school kits to 2,000 day care pupils. (Photo courtesy of Agserbi 24/7) LAOAG CITY, July 15 (PIA) – Over 2,000 daycare pupils in Laoag City ...

NFA bomb threat a false alarm
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Thursday, July 14th, 2016

LAOAG CITY (July 14) – National Food Authority staff personnel and employees quickly evacuated from their offices here on Thursday due to an emergency call about a “bomb threat” aimed at their building. Elements of the ...

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