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SOLAR FIRM TO CUT 600 OLD TREES
Allots P25M fund to replace them thru DENR, LGU-Currimao
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, May 28th, 2015

CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte, May 28–After several months of opposition by some environmentalists and militant groups, the foreign-owned Select Industries, Inc. finally obtained today a go-signal from government authorities to conduct a massive cutting of trees ...

WIDOW, 61, DIES IN FREAK ACCIDENT
Shard flies hitting her neck when soft drink bottle drops, explodes
Written by tsg posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, May 27–Carmen Ignacio, 61, widow of Brgy. Navotas, this city was allegedly killed in a freak accident that occurred in her house, relatives reported. A neighbor who witnessed the incident said the victim picked ...

HOTEL TO PAY P2 MILLION CASH
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

LAOAG CITY, May 23–The management of Manila-based 88 Green, the newest private company running the provincial government-owned Plaza del Norte hotel & convention center here was ordered to pay an accumulated P2 million-plus cash, not ...

“Balik-Sarabo” revives bayanihan spirit in Pinili, I.N.
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, May 8th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, May 8 (PIA) – “Balikbayans” (or Overseas Filipino Workers) here are giving back to their hometown by raising funds to support the education of high school students. Through the annual fund-raising “Balik-Pinili Sarabo” (gift ...

TWIN INFERNO
At hardware warehouse & Shamrock elem. school
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, May 6– A big fire, allegedly ignited by falling welding rod ember, burned the warehouse of Motion Hardware along Gen. Segundo Avenue (Bacarra Road), this city this morning, Bureau of Fire Protection officials ...

FILM TOURISM
Governor Imee & Actress Susan Roces unveil FPJ statue in Paoay Sand Dunes
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte — Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos has formally launched a “film tourism” in Paoay Sand Dunes during the 3rd “Himala sa Buhangin! Festival” in Barangay Suba here last Friday May 1, 2015. Due ...

SB member shot dead
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2015

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte (April 26) — Residents here are grieving over the violent death of Sangguniang Bayan Member Rodolfo Valdez. He was fatally shot this afternoon in Brgy. Davila, this town, by two suspected gun-for-hire ...

OCON IS NEW OIC PD
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2015

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City–Senior Supt. Albert Erasquin Ocon officially assumed on April 24 as new officer-in-charge of the Ilocos Norte police provincial office. He replaced outgoing S/S Sterling Blanco who served the province as OIC ...

ONLY IN BURGOS
Where solar panels are built under wind turbines to generate power
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, April 20th, 2015

BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, April 20 — Aside from being dubbed as the home of the first wind farm in Southeast Asia, Ilocos Norte also boasts of a unique renewable energy program because of a solar ...

Target: Doubling RE projects by 2030
Written by Frances Mae G. Macapagat posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, April 19th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, April 14 (PIA) – Energy experts have raised the need to share successful renewable energy (RE) development experiences among the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)-member economies to attain the goal of doubling RE projects ...

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