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Windmill Race
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Friday, October 31st, 2014

Some 250 megawatts of power from three wind farms in Ilocos Norte are expected to boost the country’s energy supply starting this year until early 2015 that could help ease the country’s electricity shortage, Energy ...

IN: Top in tourist arrival
Written by Venus Sarmiento posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, October 31st, 2014

Tourist arrival in Region I has hit almost a million in 2013, the big chunk accounts for domestic tourists. Regional Director Martin Valera of the Department of Tourism said domestic tourists reached 850,129 while foreign travelers ...

Wind farms in IN impressive
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro, PIA – 1 Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, October 31st, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Oct. 31 (PIA) – Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla said energy generated from wind and solar farm projects in Ilocos Norte will ease the country’s looming power crisis next year. “The establishment of various ...

A weird story about Julie retold
Written by theo s. guiang w/ report from bombo posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, October 31st, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Oct. 31–Somewhere in Tagipuro islet near Brgy. Cavit this city, a group of fisherfolks found a skeletal remains of an unknown woman in March 2006. On the same month, police were also looking for ...

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 ...

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