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“Balik-Sarabo” revives bayanihan spirit in Pinili, I.N.
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, May 8th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, May 8 (PIA) – “Balikbayans” (or Overseas Filipino Workers) here are giving back to their hometown by raising funds to support the education of high school students. Through the annual fund-raising “Balik-Pinili Sarabo” (gift ...

TWIN INFERNO
At hardware warehouse & Shamrock elem. school
Written by Theo S. Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, May 6– A big fire, allegedly ignited by falling welding rod ember, burned the warehouse of Motion Hardware along Gen. Segundo Avenue (Bacarra Road), this city this morning, Bureau of Fire Protection officials ...

FILM TOURISM
Governor Imee & Actress Susan Roces unveil FPJ statue in Paoay Sand Dunes
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte — Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos has formally launched a “film tourism” in Paoay Sand Dunes during the 3rd “Himala sa Buhangin! Festival” in Barangay Suba here last Friday May 1, 2015. Due ...

SB member shot dead
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2015

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte (April 26) — Residents here are grieving over the violent death of Sangguniang Bayan Member Rodolfo Valdez. He was fatally shot this afternoon in Brgy. Davila, this town, by two suspected gun-for-hire ...

OCON IS NEW OIC PD
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, April 26th, 2015

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City–Senior Supt. Albert Erasquin Ocon officially assumed on April 24 as new officer-in-charge of the Ilocos Norte police provincial office. He replaced outgoing S/S Sterling Blanco who served the province as OIC ...

ONLY IN BURGOS
Where solar panels are built under wind turbines to generate power
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, April 20th, 2015

BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, April 20 — Aside from being dubbed as the home of the first wind farm in Southeast Asia, Ilocos Norte also boasts of a unique renewable energy program because of a solar ...

Target: Doubling RE projects by 2030
Written by Frances Mae G. Macapagat posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, April 19th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, April 14 (PIA) – Energy experts have raised the need to share successful renewable energy (RE) development experiences among the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)-member economies to attain the goal of doubling RE projects ...

First Sculpture Park in South East Asia
Written by John Michael Mugas posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, April 19th, 2015

With the successful inception of the Himala sa Buhangin! Festival in 2012 followed by a convergence of thousands of locals and tourists last year, the arid landscape of the Paoay Sand Dunes has become an ...

SOLAR TECH RULES
Phl gov’t is careful not to hurt consumers sans state subsidies
Written by Frances Mae G. Macapagat posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, April 15 – International energy experts from member economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) reported that Photovoltaic (PV) solar power technologies in their countries have made inroads in their renewable energy ...

NBI hunts illegal recruiter
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Sunday, April 12th, 2015

LAOAG CITY–Lawyer Diosdado Araos, National Bureau of Investigation supervising agent in Ilocos Norte, disclosed a manhunt against a suspected illegal recruiter who allegedly victimized several applicants for care giver jobs in New Zealand, Canada, Australia, ...

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