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13th month pay a must—DOLE
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Saturday, December 20th, 2014

The regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment has reminded all employers in the private sector here in Region 1 to give their employees their 13th month pay by December 24. According to Regional ...

S.A.C.O.G in the making
To run after carnappers, dealers of stolen motorcycles’ spare parts
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, December 15th, 2014

LAOAG CITY — Ilocos Norte police provincial officials from Camp Capt. Valentin S. Juan here led by Senior Supt. Antonio Mendoza Jr. appeared in full force before the Sangguniang Panglalawigan here and presented the proposed ...

Electric float parade wows fiesta revelers
Gov. Imee, Mayor Jef grace event
Written by FREDDIE G. LAZARO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, December 12th, 2014

BATAC CITY, Dec. 12 — At least 16 attractive electric floats showcasing fantasy characters captivated a big crowd of foreign and local tourists, visitors and city folks during Monday night’s glamorous opening parade in downtown ...

Inmate weds GF at jail chapel
Warden Estavillo, also a pastor, officiates the nuptial ceremony
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 10– Love behind bars sees no barriers when it dictates the heart. This was proven true by a male inmate, 29, alias “Troy” and his non-inmate girl friend, 22, alias “Hersey”. The groom, ...

LC:Tan-ok champion for 3 years in a row
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro with Grace Ann I. Pajinag posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, December 8th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 8 (PIA) — Laoag City, known as sunshine city of the north, bagged for the third time the grand champion award of the province’s 4th “Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival” of Festivals held ...

SBm, a crash victim, dies after 7 days in hospital
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Monday, December 8th, 2014

DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 8– After one week in hospital due to motorcycle crash head injury, Sanggunian Bayan member Samuel Demandante of this town succumbed to cardiac arrest, report said. Doctors saw improved result of CT ...

CRY FOR JUSTICE
For slain lady junior naval officer 1Lt. Shelina Calumay of Batac City
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, December 4th, 2014

BATAC CITY, Dec. 4–The cadaver of 33-year-old junior naval officer 1Lt. Shelina Saguiguit Calumay was brought to her hometown here on Saturday night, Nov. 30, five days after she was found mysteriously murdered inside Fort ...

Laoag wins Tan-ok dance fest anew
Written by Grazielle Mae A. Sales, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Laoag City’s Pamulinawen Festival won for the third time the 4th Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of Festivals dance competition held at the Marcos Stadium, Laoag City last Saturday, November 29, 2014. It bested the other ...

Poverty drove her to study hard till she topped the board exam
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, November 9th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Nov. 9 — Hardship in life is sometimes rewarded with big success. This was proven true by Noralyn Fernandez Sacoco, who put Ilocos Norte in the national limelight for topping the recent Licensure ...

Beware of hypertension
Mid-2014: 47 death cases; Last year: 293 fatalities
Written by Theo S. Guiang with report from D.D./abs cbn tv patrol ilocos posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, November 6th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 6–As we, the Christian people, are about to celebrate Christmas season this year, the Provincial Health Office in Ilocos Norte has warned the public about the danger of high blood ...

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