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EDC mulls solar farm in Burgos
Town council reviews project plan to ensure it will be environment-friendly--Mayor Garcia
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

BURGOS, Ilocos Norte—Aside from the ongoing wind farm project in this fifth-class municipality of Ilocos Norte, a solar farm project is being proposed to rise soon in this northern coastal town, Mayor Cresente Garcia reported. He ...

City gov’t eyes P600M budget for 2015
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

LAOAG CITY—The city government has proposed an estimated P600 million annual budget for the coming 2015, officials reported. Laoag Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas said that the estimated figure was based on the preliminary hearings for next ...

P2M repair materials given as calamity aid
Written by CHERRY JOY D. GARMA posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

LAOAG CITY – Demand for construction materials has gone up after Typhoon Mario slammed Ilocos Norte causing damages to many homes across the province. As this developed, the provincial government supplied more than P2 million-worth of ...

‘Scubasurero’ targets underwater solid waste
MMSU’s frontliners in coastal clean-up campaign in Ilocos Norte since 2007
Written by FREDDIE G. LAZARO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, October 5th, 2014

CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte – Researchers from a state-run university in Ilocos Norte have proven that scuba diving is efficient in ridding beaches of litter. Dubbed as “scubasurero,” the beach clean up team was formed by the ...

Measles, polio vaccination drive intensified
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, September 25th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, September 25 – Health workers are going house-to-house to achieve full immunization of children against measles rubella and polio in Region 1 as the end of the state-sponsored mass vaccination draws near. Dr. Myrna ...

POEA steps up drive vs. illegal job recruitment in Ilocos Norte
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, September 22nd, 2014

LAOAG CITY— The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) saw the need to intensify its information drive against illegal recruitment and human trafficking in the province as Ilocanos continued to seek employment aboard, Delfina Camarillo, POEA ...

13 hurt as wayward SUV rams crowd in Batac
Injured victims include Senior Prov’l Board Member Ria Fariñas and her sister-in-law Janina Singson Medina-Fariñas
Written by Excel Guiang/Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, September 22nd, 2014

BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte – Thirteen people, including Ilocos Norte senior provincial board member Ria Fariñas and her sister-in-law Janina Singson Medina-Fariñas, were injured when an alleged brand new sports utility vehicle (SUV) went wayward ...

MARIO’S FURY IN ILOCOS NORTE
It ruins agri-crops, infra projects, other properties valued at P1.5B
Written by MCA/CDG,PIA-1,Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, September 21st, 2014

LAOAG CITY — Typhoon Mario (international codename: Fung-Wong) pummeled Ilocos Norte from Friday night throughout Sunday noon and caused widespread flooding, submerged roads and agricultural crops and affected thousands of families. Mario, enhanced by the southwest ...

This unique wedding is “one in a million”
Amid strong typhoon
Written by Theo S. Guiang with reports from Joel Madamba/Rommel Sagucio of DZEA-Laoag posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, September 21st, 2014

PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte–The Sept. 20 Saturday wedding here was “one in a million”. This is how Catholic parish priest Father Franklin D. Gorospe described the nuptial of couple Restie Respicio of Brgy. Dadalaquiten, Sinait, Ilocos ...

Ilocanos mark “Apo” Marcos 97th birthday
As a tribute, a week-long celebration is set in Laoag, Batac this September
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

A lively and exciting week-long celebration in honor of the late President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos is set to take place in his home province of Ilocos Norte on September 10-14, 2014 on the occasion of ...

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