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Madame Imelda to bring icon of Sto. Niño de Cebu to Ilocos Norte
On the occasion of her 85th birthday
Written by PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 29th, 2014

In celebration of her 85th birthday on July 2, Ilocos Norte Congresswoman Imelda Marcos (2nd district) will offer an extraordinary gift to the Ilocanos by bringing to the province the most venerated religious statue of ...

PIA, KBP go for “Kapihan”
Written by ARIEL PAOLO A. TEJADA posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, June 27th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, June 27 – The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) – Ilocos Norte Information Center together with the provincial chapter of the Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) has launched a monthly “kapihan” called ...

Pet dog killed in accident gets a decent burial
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

PINILI, Ilocos Norte, June 25–For excessive love to their pet dog who died in a road accident, the child-less Saturnino couple of Brgy. Badio, of this town accorded the canine a decent burial like a ...

High costs of garlic enrich middlemen?
Gov. IRM urges farmers to plant more vegetables
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, June 22 – A top garlic trader said the prevailing garlic prices are driven by market forces and it may stabilize in the coming months. Wilfredo Valdez, president of federated vegetable growers association ...

Two tourist aides are honest
They found P100,000 cash & returned it to the rightful owner
Written by PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Two of the 600 local tourist aides hired under the Paoay Kumakaway! Summer Program of Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte proved themselves to be honest when they found a P100,000 cash and returned it to ...

Dinky lauds Ilocos Norte as model
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

LAOAG CITY— Social Welfare Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Juliano-Soliman has cited Ilocos Norte as model province in poverty reduction campaign. Of the 247,882 identified poor households in Region 1, it was reported that only 10% or 24,890 ...

Repair of 2 Batac bridges till August, October?
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

BATAC CITY, June 18 – Public works officials have assured commuters and motorists that normal vehicular traffic flow along the national road here will be restored when the repair works of two bridges are completed ...

Pasuquin’s chess wizard wins ASEAN silver medal
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Sunday, June 15th, 2014

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte–A school girl known as young chess wizard from Brgy. Binsang, this town won a silver medal in the 15th ASEAN Age-Group chess championship games held in Sands Cotai Central, Macau, China recently. Mhage ...

“Abel-made” Ph flag lords it over at Freedom Day rites; Gov, Mayor extol our heroes’ deeds
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, June 15th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, June 15 — The 116th Independence Day celebration in Ilocos Norte hoisted a Philippine flag made of inabel, the famous native handwoven fabric of the Ilocanos. The display of the inabel Philippine flag during ...

Oil prices balloon due to market forces–DOE
Contrary to belief that the gov’t can control prices of petroleum products
Written by CRISTINA ARZADON posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, June 12th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte June 12– Officials of the Department of Energy said oil prices will continue to rise or fall even under a regulated oil industry. Assistant Director Rodela Romero of the DOE’s Oil Industry ...

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