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DOST cites Ilocos Norte as country’s best BPO site
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, April 8th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, April 8 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Techonology (DOST) has awarded Ilocos Norte as one of the country’s outstanding alternative hubs of Information Technology–Business Process Management (IT-BPM). Governor Imee Marcos received the ...

400K tourists flock to I.N. on Holy Week
About 91% increase compared to last year data
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, March 28th, 2016

More than 400,000 day tourists spent their Holy Week vacation in Ilocos Norte, surpassing last year’s 232,678, the Ilocos Norte Tourism Office reported. INTO head Aianree Raquel disclosed that the surge of tourists during the holidays ...

NGCP assures no ‘blackout’ on May 9
It asks AFP, PNP to help secure transmission lines and towers
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, March 27th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, March 27 – The National Grid Corporation of the Philipplines (NGCP) has assured no power transmission-related brownout in Ilocos Norte during the May 9 elections. Lilibeth P. Gaydowen, NGCP’s North Luzon public affairs officer, ...

MANGO INDUSTRY IS PH’S “ICONIC SYMBOL”
188.42 hectares are planted with mango trees nationwide w/ 902.7 metric tons production last year
Written by PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, March 20th, 2016

In cooperation with the Philippine Mango Industry Foundation Inc. (PMIFI) and Department of Agriculture (DA), the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) and Ilocos Norte Federation of Mango Producers Association Inc. (INFMPAI) hosted the 18th ...

INPPO accomplishments on polls drive bared
Written by ms. theo s. guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City (March 15) – Ilocos Norte provincial director S/Supt. Jose Melencio Nartatez, Jr. reported that since the onset of the campaign period for the May 9 elections, intensified police operations have been ...

SMI to honor Gov. Imee as Most Outstanding Governor
Written by tsg with report from PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, March 13th, 2016

LAOAG CITY – Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos was chosen as Most Outstanding Governor for the second consecutive year by the Superbrands Marketing International. Gov. Marcos is expected to receive the award on March 30, 2016 ...

R1 state colleges, univs. to start classes in August
Some student opposition groups plan to protest vs. PASUC decision
Written by Joanna D. Sabado posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, March 13th, 2016

State colleges and universities in Region I have followed suit and will now begin their academic year 2016-2017 in August after the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) approved the shift. “Members of the ...

5.2 magnitude tremor jolts North Luzon provinces
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, March 12th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, March 12 — A moderately strong earthquake with a strength of 5.2 magnitude in the ritcher scale rocked the provinces in Ilocos and Cagayan Valley regions on Saturday noon time here, a report ...

Ilocos Norte to boost ‘sports tourism’ potential, to host bigger triathlon event
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Ultimately highlighting the province’s famous tourist sites, the ‘Tri Ilocos Norte,’ is once again set to hit the roads on March 19, 2016 as it is expected to bring a bigger boost to the ‘sports ...

Newcastle disease hits 14 towns in I. Norte
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, March 6th, 2016

LAOAG CITY – At least 14 municipalities in the province of Ilocos Norte are now affected by the Newcastle disease virus, the Department of Agriculture, Ilocos regional office reported. The DA report said at least 65 ...

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