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High costs of garlic enrich middlemen?
Gov. IRM urges farmers to plant more vegetables
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, June 22 – A top garlic trader said the prevailing garlic prices are driven by market forces and it may stabilize in the coming months. Wilfredo Valdez, president of federated vegetable growers association ...

Two tourist aides are honest
They found P100,000 cash & returned it to the rightful owner
Written by PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Two of the 600 local tourist aides hired under the Paoay Kumakaway! Summer Program of Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte proved themselves to be honest when they found a P100,000 cash and returned it to ...

Dinky lauds Ilocos Norte as model
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

LAOAG CITY— Social Welfare Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Juliano-Soliman has cited Ilocos Norte as model province in poverty reduction campaign. Of the 247,882 identified poor households in Region 1, it was reported that only 10% or 24,890 ...

Repair of 2 Batac bridges till August, October?
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

BATAC CITY, June 18 – Public works officials have assured commuters and motorists that normal vehicular traffic flow along the national road here will be restored when the repair works of two bridges are completed ...

Pasuquin’s chess wizard wins ASEAN silver medal
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Sunday, June 15th, 2014

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte–A school girl known as young chess wizard from Brgy. Binsang, this town won a silver medal in the 15th ASEAN Age-Group chess championship games held in Sands Cotai Central, Macau, China recently. Mhage ...

“Abel-made” Ph flag lords it over at Freedom Day rites; Gov, Mayor extol our heroes’ deeds
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 15th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, June 15 — The 116th Independence Day celebration in Ilocos Norte hoisted a Philippine flag made of inabel, the famous native handwoven fabric of the Ilocanos. The display of the inabel Philippine flag during ...

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 ...

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