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For 3 Years in a row Currimao Wins Tan-ok
Nueva Era’s Tadek Festival comes 2nd; Dingras’ Ani Festival places 3rd
Written by John Michael Mugas posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, November 30th, 2015

For three consecutive years, the Municipality of Currimao won the grand championship of Tan-ok ni Ilocano Festival of Festivals competition. Now on its fifth year, the Tan-ok ni Ilocano was held last November 28, 2015 at ...

8 towns are under COMELEC watchlist in 2016 polls
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2015

LAOAG CITY – At least eight municipalities in the province are included in the Comelec watchlist for the coming May 2016 election. Provincial election supervisor Atty. Alipio Castillo III said that among the factors considered are ...

Ilocos Norte opens three museums to boost ‘Paoay Kumakaway!’ tourism campaign
Written by Mizpah Grace Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

As part of its continuous strengthening of the “Paoay Kumakaway!” tourism campaign, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) introduced three museums last week to highlight the diverse culture of the province, ranging from the ...

Cong. Fariñas blames no one for the death of his son
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, November 20th, 2015

Ilocos Norte 1st district Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas is not blaming anyone for his son’s untimely death. In a television interview, Fariñas said that it was clearly an accident saying that his son JR’s motorcycle allegedly malfunctioned. “It ...

PGIN’S PROGRAMS VS. EL NIÑO BARED
Gov. Imee Marcos introduces farming strategies through Capitol Express
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA- 1 Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, November 20th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, Nov. 20 – Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos has disclosed farming program strategies to mitigate the effects of El Niño phenomenon in the province. The programs were incorporated to her newest “Paspas Dur-as Biag ...

Ilocos Norte braces for tourist influx during APEC holidays
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, November 19th, 2015

With the long weekend scheduled in Metro Manila this week due to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting, Ilocos Norte recorded a sudden increase of tourists visiting the province to take advantage of the ...

Local bookstore helps promote indie films in Ilocos Norte
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma/PIA-1, Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, November 19th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, Nov. 19 (PIA) – The local bookstore Samtoy has begun raising awareness on independent (indie) films in the first ever ‘Cine Ilocos Norte’ that was offered in a two-day festival here. A first in ...

Praise goes to LTO Laoag
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, November 15th, 2015

As editorial policy, the Ilocos Sentinel always accommodate both press releases and praise releases from government and non-government agencies. This week, Sentinel could not help but also hype sincerest praise to the Land Transportation Office ...

BASI REVOLT LEADERS’ HEROISM EXTOLLED
Unveiled mural relives legacy of 1807 uprising towards “one great Ilocano nation”
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, November 15th, 2015

PIDDIG, Ilocos Norte–As part of her weeklong birthday celebration, Governor Imee R. Marcos formally unveiled on November 11 the Basi Revolt Mural in this town to relive the legacy of the 1807 uprising that inspired ...

Paoay Convent Ruins refurbished as new tourist attraction
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, November 13th, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte–To boost the ‘Paoay Kumakaway!’ tourism campaign, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte formally opened on Nov. 12, 2015 the newly-refurbished centuries-old Paoay Convent Ruins as new tourist attraction in the province. The Ruins ...

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