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Garlic industry ails due to smuggling, inferior seedlings, etc.
Agriculture Sec. Alcala pledges P10M research fund to improve production
Written by Freddie G. Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

BATAC CITY, Nov. 20 – Growers of Ilocandia’s garlic crops used to be called “white gold” have lamented that rampant smuggling and shrinking seedling materials contributed to the ailing garlic industry in Northern Luzon. (Garlic crop ...

BJMP-Laoag City adjudged as the country’s Best City Jail
Warden Rivera is credited for this prestigious award
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

The Laoag City jail has bagged the 2013 City Jail of the Year national award for its distinguished and extraordinary achievements that made it the top choice by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology ...

Ilocos media briefed on energy industry
Written by JCR/MPA-PIA1 La Union posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) officials have conferred with Ilocos media practitioners recently and discussed the firm’s role in the country’s energy industry. In a press briefing, the NGCP officials said the company began ...

LORLYN FLORDELIZ ULIT IS APPOINTED NEW CIVIL REGISTRAR OF BATAC CITY
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

BATAC CITY–Lorlyn Flordeliz P. Ulit has assumed office as the new civil registrar of this city. Her appointment was approved recently by City Mayor Jeffrey Jubal Nalupta. The city council presided by City Vice Mayor Ronald ...

BPO firm expands in I. Norte
600 vacancies await jobseekers
Written by Grazielle Mae A. Sales, PGIN-CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, September 29th, 2013

An international call center company is set to expand business activities in Ilocos Norte to support the province’s efforts to become an Information Technology–Business Process Management destination. A major IT-BPM provider, Expert Global Solutions (EGS) cites ...

3rd windmill project up in Pagudpud town
Initial fund is US $220M for 81-megawatt capacity with least 32 wind turbine units
Written by Freddie Lazaro-PIA1 Ilocos Norte posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Friday, September 27th, 2013

PAGUDPUD, Ilocos Norte, Sept. 27 – A multi-million-dollar new wind power farm project with 81-megawatt capacity is being constructed in this coastal town to boost the generation of renewable energy maximizing the prevalent strong winds ...

If poor in English, Samtoy helps you
MMSU’s language experts hone the students’ skills in the proper usage of the world’s lingua franca
Written by Cherry Joy Discaya-Garma posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

LAOAG CITY — A homegrown bookstore in Ilocos Norte has started offering an English clinic to all interested students who want to improve their command of the international lingua franca. Samtoy Books, which is housed at ...

Taller tricycle sidecars mulled
Existing sidecars are too low in height for adult passengers
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

LAOAG CITY–In reaction to the privilege speech of Liga ng mga Barangay president and ex-officio member Rudys Caesar Fariñas II of the city council, SP member Donald Nicolas, chair of the transportation committee, vowed to ...

“Call for heroism in public service”
Laoag City, Ilocos Norte join nation in celebrating PCS’ 113th anniversary
Written by Freddie Lazaro posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

LAOAG CITY, September 2 – The Civil Service Commission kicked off the 113th anniversary month-long celebration of Philippine Civil Service starting today with a joint flag-raising ceremony among provincial and city employees held at the ...

RCF: He pours in his PDAF in his district
Congressman bares he’s now member of the Commission on Appointments
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Saturday, August 24th, 2013

LAOAG CITY, Aug. 24–Re-elected Congressman Rodolfo C. Fariñas (first district, Ilocos Norte) reported today that all barangays in his congressional district had received various projects from his P70 million Priority Development Assistance Fund since he ...

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