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IN ILOCOS NORTE, TOURIST ARRIVALS HIT 1.6 MILLION-MARK
Written by John Michael Mugas posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, December 28th, 2015

As it continued to strengthen its ‘Paoay Kumakaway!’ tourism campaign, the Province of Ilocos Norte has recorded an estimated 1.6 million local and foreign tourists this 2015, the Ilocos Norte Tourism Office disclosed. Based on data, ...

Fifth tupig cook-off highlights Ilocos Norte’s “Paskua Mi Ditoy”
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, December 21st, 2015

Highlighting its “Paskua Mi Ditoy” (Pasko Namin Dito) Christmas tourism brand, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) held the annual Solid North Tupig Cook-Off on December 21, in front of the Paoay Church. This year’s ...

Mayor Valdez believes 5 relieved cops are innocent
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, December 21st, 2015

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte – The police chief and four of his men of the Municipal Police Station here were placed under preventive suspension pending the result of the investigation on the alleged payola claim ...

Ilocos Norte unveils Migrant’s Monument, honors global Ilocanos
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, December 19th, 2015

With the immense contribution of the Ilocano Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to the development of the province, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) unveiled the Ilocano Migrant’s Monument along the Airport Road in Laoag ...

SB BET ATTENDS HIS LAST X’MAS LANTERN PARADE
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2015

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 17–Retired policeman Salvador Castillo, Independent candidate for councilor, was shot and killed during an ambush staged last night by gunmen riding in tandem along the national highway in Brgy. Caruan, this ...

TWO GRADE 5 PUPILS ELECTROCUTED
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, Dec.16–Tragedy occurred in front of the City Hall here when two Grade 5 pupils of the Sta. Maria Elementary School here were electrocuted last night, police said. The victims, both 10 years old and ...

INPPO anti- drug drive nets 134 grams of “shabu”
Valued at P809,984
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, December 14th, 2015

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City – The Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office headed by Provincial Director PS/Supt. Albert Ocon reported that the “Huliday/Arrest Day” campaign of the PNP has seized a total 134 grams of shabu ...

28 farmers graduate from DAR’s Farm Business School
Written by Jorge P. Guerrero posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, December 13th, 2015

At least 28 farmers graduated from the region’s first Farm Business School (FBS) of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) during a ceremony held on December 3 in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte. The graduates, who were taught ...

Paoay town, now election watchlist area
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte – PNP Provincial Director PS/Supt. Albert Ocon reported that the municipality of Paoay has been included in the election watchlist in the coming May 2016 election. Ocon said that the basis of inclusion ...

Ilocos Norte kicks off ‘Paskua Mi Ditoy’ celeb, lights up traditional Christmas Belen
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Highlighting its festive and unique traditions in celebrating the Christmas season, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte officially opened the ‘Paskua Mi Ditoy’ (This is how we celebrate Christmas), the province’s annual series of activities ...

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