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Sirib scholars are now 1,460
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Attuned to its objective of enhancing quality education by providing more scholarship opportunities, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte has granted a total of 1,919 scholarships to the Ilocano youth in 2015. At least 459 students ...

PESO reports 35% job growth in Ilocos Norte
Written by Jennifer T. Pambid, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Through the provincial government’s efforts to bring more jobs to the Ilocanos, employment opportunities in Ilocos Norte increased to 35% from a mere three percent in 2010, according to the latest report from the Provincial ...

Paoay town loses top cop
Written by tsg with report from Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte — The chief investigator of the Municipal Police Station of this town was gunned down in front of his house at around 10:00 a.m. last December 30. Police Officer 3 Nestor Achuela Sadian, ...

IN ILOCOS NORTE, TOURIST ARRIVALS HIT 1.6 MILLION-MARK
Written by John Michael Mugas posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, December 28th, 2015

As it continued to strengthen its ‘Paoay Kumakaway!’ tourism campaign, the Province of Ilocos Norte has recorded an estimated 1.6 million local and foreign tourists this 2015, the Ilocos Norte Tourism Office disclosed. Based on data, ...

Fifth tupig cook-off highlights Ilocos Norte’s “Paskua Mi Ditoy”
Written by Mizpah Grace G. Castro, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, December 21st, 2015

Highlighting its “Paskua Mi Ditoy” (Pasko Namin Dito) Christmas tourism brand, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) held the annual Solid North Tupig Cook-Off on December 21, in front of the Paoay Church. This year’s ...

Mayor Valdez believes 5 relieved cops are innocent
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, December 21st, 2015

SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte – The police chief and four of his men of the Municipal Police Station here were placed under preventive suspension pending the result of the investigation on the alleged payola claim ...

Ilocos Norte unveils Migrant’s Monument, honors global Ilocanos
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Saturday, December 19th, 2015

With the immense contribution of the Ilocano Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to the development of the province, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) unveiled the Ilocano Migrant’s Monument along the Airport Road in Laoag ...

SB BET ATTENDS HIS LAST X’MAS LANTERN PARADE
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2015

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 17–Retired policeman Salvador Castillo, Independent candidate for councilor, was shot and killed during an ambush staged last night by gunmen riding in tandem along the national highway in Brgy. Caruan, this ...

TWO GRADE 5 PUPILS ELECTROCUTED
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, Dec.16–Tragedy occurred in front of the City Hall here when two Grade 5 pupils of the Sta. Maria Elementary School here were electrocuted last night, police said. The victims, both 10 years old and ...

INPPO anti- drug drive nets 134 grams of “shabu”
Valued at P809,984
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Monday, December 14th, 2015

CAMP JUAN, Laoag City – The Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office headed by Provincial Director PS/Supt. Albert Ocon reported that the “Huliday/Arrest Day” campaign of the PNP has seized a total 134 grams of shabu ...

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