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28 farmers graduate from DAR’s Farm Business School
Written by Jorge P. Guerrero posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, December 13th, 2015

At least 28 farmers graduated from the region’s first Farm Business School (FBS) of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) during a ceremony held on December 3 in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte. The graduates, who were taught ...

Paoay town, now election watchlist area
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte – PNP Provincial Director PS/Supt. Albert Ocon reported that the municipality of Paoay has been included in the election watchlist in the coming May 2016 election. Ocon said that the basis of inclusion ...

Ilocos Norte kicks off ‘Paskua Mi Ditoy’ celeb, lights up traditional Christmas Belen
Written by John Michael Mugas, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Highlighting its festive and unique traditions in celebrating the Christmas season, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte officially opened the ‘Paskua Mi Ditoy’ (This is how we celebrate Christmas), the province’s annual series of activities ...

“Migrant monument” will rise in Airport road
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, December 4th, 2015

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 4 – Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos has eyed the construction of a “migrant monument” along Airport road in Laoag City as tribute to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), balikbayans and other immigrants ...

Task Force Ragonjan created
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte (Dec. 2) – Brgy. Kagawad Stanburg Ragonjan of Caruan, this town was waylaid by still unidentified assailants. Authorities said that Ragonjan was driving his SUV when gunmen sprayed bullets to his vehicle. He ...

Written by (PGIN-CMO) posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Paying tribute to the contribution of Ilocano Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to the socio-economic development in the province, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) will inaugurate the Ilocano Migrant’s Monument this December 18 on ...

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 ...

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