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SN is Hall of Fame’s most business-friendly LGU
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, October 27th, 2014

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 27 (PIA) – For the third time in a row, San Nicolas town emerged as the country’s most business-friendly local government unit (LGU) earning the Hall of Fame award from ...

Church desecrated
Intruders destroy tabernacle, piano, other holy items
Written by (theo s. guiang/dd/bbr) posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, October 26th, 2014

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 26– Unknown intruders desecrated Saturday dawn several religious items inside the St. James The Greater Parish Church here but police were puzzled in their investigation why no valuable was found stolen, ...

Archery school in Laoag now accepting enrollees for children ages 5 & up
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Children ages 5 years old and above are invited to come and enroll for the BASIC TUTORIAL LESSON in the first-ever Archery Range in Laoag City and Ilocos Norte. Bonnie Ilovino Espiritu, who is the designated ...

Giant wave swallows beachgoers in Bangui
MMSU coed drowns while classmates survive tragedy
Written by theo s. guiang w/ reports from abs-cbn tv patrol ilocos, gma balitang ilokano & bombo-laoag posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, October 13th, 2014

BANGUI, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 13– A 17-year-old female college student of Mariano Marcos State University, Batac City main campus drowned when a giant sea wave rushed onshore and swallowed her and eight companions while they ...

EDC mulls solar farm in Burgos
Town council reviews project plan to ensure it will be environment-friendly--Mayor Garcia
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

BURGOS, Ilocos Norte—Aside from the ongoing wind farm project in this fifth-class municipality of Ilocos Norte, a solar farm project is being proposed to rise soon in this northern coastal town, Mayor Cresente Garcia reported. He ...

City gov’t eyes P600M budget for 2015
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

LAOAG CITY—The city government has proposed an estimated P600 million annual budget for the coming 2015, officials reported. Laoag Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas said that the estimated figure was based on the preliminary hearings for next ...

P2M repair materials given as calamity aid
Written by CHERRY JOY D. GARMA posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

LAOAG CITY – Demand for construction materials has gone up after Typhoon Mario slammed Ilocos Norte causing damages to many homes across the province. As this developed, the provincial government supplied more than P2 million-worth of ...

‘Scubasurero’ targets underwater solid waste
MMSU’s frontliners in coastal clean-up campaign in Ilocos Norte since 2007
Written by FREDDIE G. LAZARO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, October 5th, 2014

CURRIMAO, Ilocos Norte – Researchers from a state-run university in Ilocos Norte have proven that scuba diving is efficient in ridding beaches of litter. Dubbed as “scubasurero,” the beach clean up team was formed by the ...

Measles, polio vaccination drive intensified
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, September 25th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, September 25 – Health workers are going house-to-house to achieve full immunization of children against measles rubella and polio in Region 1 as the end of the state-sponsored mass vaccination draws near. Dr. Myrna ...

POEA steps up drive vs. illegal job recruitment in Ilocos Norte
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, September 22nd, 2014

LAOAG CITY— The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) saw the need to intensify its information drive against illegal recruitment and human trafficking in the province as Ilocanos continued to seek employment aboard, Delfina Camarillo, POEA ...

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