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Poverty drove her to study hard till she topped the board exam
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, November 9th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Nov. 9 — Hardship in life is sometimes rewarded with big success. This was proven true by Noralyn Fernandez Sacoco, who put Ilocos Norte in the national limelight for topping the recent Licensure ...

Beware of hypertension
Mid-2014: 47 death cases; Last year: 293 fatalities
Written by Theo S. Guiang with report from D.D./abs cbn tv patrol ilocos posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, November 6th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Nov. 6–As we, the Christian people, are about to celebrate Christmas season this year, the Provincial Health Office in Ilocos Norte has warned the public about the danger of high blood ...

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 ...

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