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Feb. 10 is non-working holiday in Laoag City
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, February 1st, 2016

LAOAG CITY, February 1 (PIA) –February 10, 2016 is a special non-working holiday in Laoag City in celebration of its 20th Pamulinawen Festival. In a Presidential Proclamation Order No. 1207 signed by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, ...

INEC, South Korean firm ink MOA Solar power plant to rise in Dingras
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, January 31st, 2016

DINGRAS, Ilocos Norte – INEC Director Enrico ‘Cocoy’ Ruiz announced that a 1-MW solar power plant will soon rise in this town. Director Ruiz said that a South Korean company will utilize the 1-hectare idle lot ...

Ilocos Norte marks 1st anniversary of Mamasapano incident, honors SAF Fallen 44
Written by PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, January 29th, 2016

Following exactly a year after the Mamasapano incident, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte honors today, January 25, the 44 slain commandos of the Special Action Force (SAF) during a ceremony held at the Provincial ...

Ilocos Norte to transport 20k kilos of garlic to Manila
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Agricultural economy in Ilocos Norte faced a bright prospect as the first order of garlic crops weighing 20,000 kgs. will be shipped to Metro Manila in response to market deman, according to Edwin Cariño of ...

ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING?
Written by tsg w/ broadcast media report posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Jan. 24–Police Officer 1 Freddie Mar Saducos Sacramento, 28, single, was shot and wounded believed to be accidental during a petty quarrel with his girlfriend in this town shortly before 12 o’clock ...

Ilocos Norte to celebrate 198th founding anniversary
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Approaching its bicentennial anniversary this coming 2018, the provincial government continues to highlight a bright and innovative vision for Ilocos Norte as it is set to celebrate its 198th founding anniversary on February 2-5, 2016. In ...

COED’S KILLER MEETS BLOODY ENDS
“We finally got justice for our daughter”--Rey Andres
Written by tsg w/ report from broadcast media posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Elusive fugitive Victorino Mangabat Jr. alias Jay Ar Mangabat and Francis Domingo Ortega, who was wanted in Ilocos Norte for the brutal murder of a university student here, was shot, wounded and arrested during a ...

PGIN continues support to kin of slain Ilocano SAF
Written by John Michael Mugas posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Following exactly a year after the Mamasapano encounter on January 25, the kin of PO3 Omar A. Nacionales, an Ilocano native who was one of the slain 44 commandos of the Special Action Force (SAF), ...

SAND DUNE ROW
DENR VS. OPERATORS
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, January 17th, 2016

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte — Operators and drivers of the 4×4 vehicles, ATVs and AUVs are hopeful that they would soon be allowed to resume operation at the Paoay Sand Dunes as they are praying hard ...

PGIN intensifies support to garlic farmers, adopts tissue culture
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, January 15th, 2016

In line with its goal to amplify agricultural development and improve the livelihoods of Ilocanos, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) was able to aid garlic farmers in producing healthier and bigger crops by ...

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