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Batac hero honored
Written by Ryan Gamet posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Jacinto Caoili, a poet and author from the City of Batac together with six other Ilocanos, was posthumously honored by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte during the inauguration of the second phase of the ...

Second batch: HEROES WALK
Basi Revolt leaders busts, et al add to Marcos, et al shrine
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

To posthumously honor several Ilocano heroes who made fame and glory for the province and the country in the past century, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte through the Education Department and Sirib Youth Office ...

900 studes got job last summer via PESO
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, March 9th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, Mar. 9 (PIA) – The Public Employment Service Office in Ilocos Norte bagged the best performing PESO in Region 1 for 2014 for helping students got employed. The provincial PESO had assisted last summer ...

Bicentennial celeb of I. Norte by 2018
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, March 1st, 2015

This early, the province of Ilocos Norte has started preparing for its bicentennial foundation in 2018 by depicting the lifestyle, customs and traditions of Ilocano ancestors. Through the “Open Capitol” last February 2 in time for ...

(He was a former video cameraman at PGIN’s Information Office and Tourism Office as well as ABS-CBN TV Patrol Laoag)
Written by Alain Rey Barroga posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, February 28th, 2015

I am ALAIN REY G. BARROGA of BRGY, 55 PANDAN, LAOAG CITY, PHILIPPINES, with cellphone number 09174874229 This is a very difficult letter for me to write and many avenues seem to have been closed to ...

Cop escort for Vice Mayor
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Thursday, February 26th, 2015

PINILI, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 26 — “OIC PD S/S Sterling Blanco ordered our police chief here to provide me with police security escort,” Pinili Vice Mayor Rommel Labasan said today. Labasan reportedly eluded suspected gunmen riding ...

Power supply still enough to meet household demand
Written by Freddie Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 25 – Power generated from the 150 megawatt (MW) Burgos wind farm will be lower than its maximum capacity during summer but it would remain sufficient to meet households’ power requirement. Richard ...

Fariñas eyed for Comelec top post
Written by Theo S.Guiang posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

LAOAG CITY—Ilocos Norte 1st district Representative Rodolfo C. Fariñas is being groomed to fill in the vacated top post at the Commission on Elections following the recent mandatory retirement of poll chair Sixto Brillantes. Fariñas said ...

Guling2 tells us
Written by J Michael Mugas, PGIN – CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 22–Thousands of people lined up the streets here leading to the picturesque Paoay Church last February 17 when the townsfolk celebrated the annual Guling-Guling Festival, a 600-year old tradition of faith ...

PH topnotchers from INorte awarded at Sirib night
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA-1 Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, Feb. 18 – The Ilocos Norte provincial government conferred the prestigious Anastacia Giron Tupas and Josefa Llanes Escoda Awards to eight brilliant college graduates, who topped the recent national examinations for nurses and ...

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