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Oil prices balloon due to market forces–DOE
Contrary to belief that the gov’t can control prices of petroleum products
Written by CRISTINA ARZADON posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, June 12th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte June 12– Officials of the Department of Energy said oil prices will continue to rise or fall even under a regulated oil industry. Assistant Director Rodela Romero of the DOE’s Oil Industry ...

Rice supply enough for lean months
Written by FREDDIE G. LAZARO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, June 9th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, June 9 – The National Food Authority (NFA) said the province’s current rice stock is sufficient to cover the lean months from June to September. Dr. Beverlyn Peralta, NFA manager in Ilocos Norte, said ...

Ex-Ilocos Norte PD assumes as new RD
C/Supt. Roman Felix replaces Gen. Moro Lazo, native of Laoag
Written by Miriam P. Aquino posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Chief Superintendent Roman Felix, former Director of Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG) took over the helm of the Philippine National Police Regional Office-1 (PRO1) last May 27 as acting Regional Director based at Camp ...

Woman illegal job recruiter is hunted
She swindles over P1M from 2 sisters whom she promises jobs in London
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Sunday, June 1st, 2014

LAOAG CITY–Lawmen are tracking down an accused illegal job recruiter who is facing an arrest warrant issued by the Regional Trial Court of Ilocos Norte in connection with estafa charges filed by a registered nurse ...

Ms. Gappi finally appointed as new city agriculturist
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Saturday, May 31st, 2014

BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte- City Mayor Jeffrey Nalupta has finally appointed Ms. Merryline Gappi as new city agriculturist after the Sangguniang Panglunsod gave its nod during a deliberation.  City Vice Mayor Ronald Allan Nalupta said Gappi ...

School principal stabbed to death
Farewell Teacher Timothy!!!
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Saturday, May 31st, 2014

VINTAR, Ilocos Norte, May 31–Police Chief Jaime Quiocho reported that Timoteo Agpalza, a school principal of their family-run school learning center here, was found dead this morning inside his residence at Brgy. 5 San Ramon, ...

MASCOBADO to go after criminal elements
Gov. Imee expects the anti-street crime riders to live up to the noble cause of their group
Written by Jun R. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City, May 22–The Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office headed by new OIC Provincial Director Senior Supt. Antonio P. Mendoza Jr. formally launched yesterday morning the MASCOBADO (Motorized Anti-Street Crime Operatives & BPATs ...

3 men killed, girl companion unhurt
Written by jrg/rs/tc/rj/jg/ga posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, May 18th, 2014

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, May 18–John Roy Aboy, resident of Brgy. Sungadan, this town and two male companions were shot and killed inside his house by unidentified gunmen, lawmen reported. The shooting occurred several hours ago as ...

At Nueva Era’s Tribal Village, its ambience has healing power
Written by CHERRY JOY D. GARMA posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, May 16th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, May 16 (PIA) – A green haven in Ilocos Norte awaits people longing for the healing power of nature as shield to the scorching heat this summer. The newly-opened park in the town of ...

Fallen BJMP guard tells no tale but CCTV footage shows it all
Written by (jrg/ga/jg/kl/rj/rs) posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, May 14–A city jail guard of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology was gunned down allegedly by a van-riding man in front of a gasoline station at Brgy. 2, this city last ...

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