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Ilocos Norte’s Himala sa Buhangin! Festival to pay tribute to cult classic Filipino film ‘Temptation Island’
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Since the first Himala sa Buhangin! Arts and Music Festival in 2012, the 81-kilometer stretch of pure and golden sand dunes of Paoay, Ilocos Norte turned not only as a famous tourism destination but a ...

Cops warn on new modus of rapists on the loose
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, May 8th, 2016

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte – Police authorities have issued a warning on the new modus operandi of suspected rapists victimizing young girls in the province. The lawmen said Babylyn (not her real name) was nearly victimized ...

Ilocos Norte produces 7 new lawyers
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma/PIA-Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, May 5th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, May 4 (PIA) – Ilocos Norte took pride of its law professional sector as seven Ilocanos here successfully passed the 2015 Bar Examinations based on the list of passers released by the Supreme ...

Hooded gunman kills farm caretaker
POLITICS RULED OUT
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, April 29th, 2016

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, (April 29)–A gunman wearing a black bonnet shot to death a certain Jomar Rallonza during an attack at dawn this morning in Brgy. 2 San Roque, this town, lawmen reported. S/I Rodel del ...

NGCP, DOE and INEC assure no brownout on May 9 polls
Ilocos Norte’s Top 100 consumers asked to reduce power consumption on election day
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

LAOAG CITY (April 27) – Energy officials have assured the public that there will be no problems with the power supply here during the May 9 national and local elections. This assurance was the collective stand ...

I. Norte gets 3rd Rice Achiever Award anew
The province’s rice production increased by 2.16% in 2015 compared to 2014
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, April 24th, 2016

For the third time, the Province of Ilocos Norte was cited by the Department of Agriculture as one of the Agri-Pinoy Rice Achiever Awardees in the entire country for achieving rice sufficiency for the year ...

IN hits lowest poverty rate-PSA
From 2012 to 2015, Ilocos Norte is included in the least poor cluster provinces
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, April 17th, 2016

With aggressive programs focusing on poverty alleviation, the province of Ilocos Norte reached the lowest poverty incidence rate in Region 1 at 15% in 2015, the Philippine Statistics Authority said. PSA defines poverty incidence as the ...

7,747 voters can’t vote in Laoag City
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, April 17th, 2016

LAOAG CITY – City Election Officer Atty. Julius Balbas has reported that at least 10% of the total voting population of the city was disenfranchised in the coming May 9 election. He said that 7,747 of ...

PNP chief order: Ensure SAFE 2016
D/Gen. Marquez commends accomplishment of INPPO on the Lambat Sibat Ops, peace & order, etc
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA1-Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, April 14th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, April 6 – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez has urged police ground commanders to closely coordinate with other government agencies to help guarantee a Secure and Fair Election (SAFE) on ...

African Ambassador visits Laoag City
Written by MCA/CJDG/JM, PIA1-Ilocos Norte, OJT posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, April 14th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, April 14 – City government officials warmly welcomed South Africa Ambassador to the Philippines Martin Slabber during his first visit to Ilocos Norte on Monday. Slabber arrived in the province early Monday morning and ...

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