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Campaign vs. poverty sees impact in R1
DSWD’s ESGPPA benefits 2,503 poor but deserving students
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA -1 posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, January 1st, 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development has gained headway in its campaign against poverty in Ilocos region. Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo, regional director of DSWD-1, reported in his 2016 State of the Region Address ...

More playgrounds around I.N. eyed
Gov. Imee wants Ilocos Norte to become “livable, sustainable, and resilient” province
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

In line with Governor Imee R. Marcos’ vision to transform Ilocos Norte into a province that is “livable, sustainable and resilient,” the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) has launched the first of five public ...

FORT ILOCANDIA HOTEL RAIDED
PD Nartatez says search team seized pieces of evidence on alleged illegal online gambling; Legal counsel Perera defends hotel management
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, December 11th, 2016

LAOAG CITY (Dec. 10) –The  Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel here, whose casino was temporarily padlocked earlier by PAGCOR,  was raided on Friday, Dec. 9 by joint elements of the Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office, Criminal ...

Ilocos Norte to create city, municipal youth dev’t offices
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, December 11th, 2016

In line with the aim of Governor Imee R. Marcos to see youth services and involvement grow in the province, the Provincial Government through the Ilocos Norte Youth Development Office (INYDO) will create City and ...

I.N. has now 59 HIV cases
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Thursday, December 1st, 2016

LAOAG CITY – In the light of the celebration of World Aids Day on December 1, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) expressed concern over the alarming rate of HIV cases in the province. Dr. Josephine Ruedas, ...

5 MMSU graduates among Top 10 in LET
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Thursday, December 1st, 2016

The Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU), once again, proved to be at par with the top universities in the country as it produced five (5) topnotchers in the September 2016 Licensure Exam for Teachers (LET) ...

Student athletes to get scholarship
Under ‘Sirib’ athletic scholarship program sponsored by SPm Manotoc and approved by Prov’l Board
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

To further provide educational opportunities to Ilocano youth, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) will offer ‘Sirib’ scholarship to deserving athletes starting school year 2017-2018. Through the approved Provincial Ordinance No. 005-2016 sponsored by Senior ...

6th Tan-ok shows Ilocano greatness
I.N.’s 21 towns, 2 cities compete in Festival of Festivals; Winners get big cash prizes
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, Mizpah Grace G. Castro, and Radz B. Bismonte, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Of the 23 rival contingents of the “Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of Festivals,” the town of Dingras, Ilocos Norte, won this year’s competition through an inspiring portrayal of how the Ilocano spirit perseveres in recent ...

6th‘Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of Festivals’ to benefit province’s disaster relief fund
Written by (Radz B. Bismonte, Mizpah Grace G. Castro, and Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO) posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, November 25th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, Nov. 25–In line with the aim of Governor Imee R. Marcos to develop livelihoods and benefit the entire Ilocos Norte community through the province’s tourism industry, this year’s “Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of ...

Batac City eyed as “City of Parks”
7 existing parks will link to each other
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, November 20th, 2016

New tourism developments are being planned by the provincial and city governments to make Batac a ‘city of parks’ in Ilocos Norte. Governor Imee Marcos revealed conceptual plans during her State of the Province Address in ...

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