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Treasure hunt stopped in Paoay
DENR seizes digging equipment
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, October 1st, 2016

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Sept. 29—The provincial environment and natural resources stopped the digging operation of 17 treasure hunters at Culili Point, Brgy. Masintoc, this town. A PENRO team halted the digging operation and confiscated all their ...

Stronger disaster preparedness assured
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, October 1st, 2016

The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) assured a stronger preparedness in times of natural disasters. In line with this, Governor Imee R. Marcos convened the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management and Resiliency Council yesterday morning ...

Various groups join Mangrove planting in Gabut Norte
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, September 30th, 2016

BADOC, Ilocos Norte (Sept. 30) – More than 4,000 mangrove propagules were planted in 2 hectare coastal area in Brgy. Gabut Norte, this town today. The activity, in celebration of the 116th anniversary of the Philippine ...

City to employ drug surrenderees
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma/PIA-1, Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, September 26 (PIA) – Former drug personalities (FDP) who volunteered to surrender here will be included in the next leg of the ‘Cash-for-Work’ (CFW) program of the city government. “This is to help them ...

Gov. Marcos thanks DILG, PNP for recognitions
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, September 2nd, 2016

                                                     Gov. Imee Marcos LAOAG CITY, September 2 (PIA) – Ilocos ...

MRI scan now available at LCGHospital
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma/PIA1-Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, September 1st, 2016

LAOAG CITY, September 1 – As commitment to provide modern medical services to the people, the city-run Laoag City General Hospital (LCGH) has inaugurated new medical equipment in time for its fifth year anniversary celebration ...

Police intel officer gunned down
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Thursday, September 1st, 2016

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte – The intelligence officer of the Paoay Police Station was shot dead in broad daylight by still unidentified assailants along the Batac-Paoay road last Thursday, September 1, police said. Investigators said that PO3 ...

Laoag City hospital triples income in 5 years
Written by Cherry Joy D. Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

LAOAG CITY, August 30 (PIA) – The Laoag City General Hospital (LCGH) has tripled its income in five years performing at par with the other medical institutions in Ilocos Norte. According to Dr. Francis “Dax” Dacuycuy, ...

DILG: IMEE MARCOS IS PHL’s TOP GOVERNOR
It cites her all-out support on campaign against illegal drugs
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, August 27th, 2016

The Department of Interior and Local Government has chosen Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee R. Marcos as one of the top 10 governors in the country, citing their all-out support against illegal drugs. DILG Interior Secretary Ismael ...

Ilocana weavers prepare special death shroud for the late Pres. Ferdinand Marcos
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro/PIA-1, Ilocos Norte with reports from the provincial government of Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, August 25th, 2016

PINILI, Ilocos Norte, August 25 (PIA) – At 93, Magdalena Gamayo, the country’s master weaver of Inabel clothing, got a rare opportunity to prepare a special death shroud as pabaon (keepsake) for the burial of ...

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