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LGU-Paoay to collect green fees, charges from tourists visiting town’s attractions
Written by Ilocos Sentinel posted on Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

PAOAY, ILOCOS NORTE—The municipal government of Paoay here will soon collect green fees and charges from all local and foreign tourists who will be visiting several historical and beauty spots in this town following an ...

20 widowed old folks fooled by false text message
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Friday, August 1st, 2014

SARRAT, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 1–At least 20 poor old folks, some partially blind and limping, were deceived by a texter who claimed to be an “employee” of the Ilocos Norte provincial capitol in Laoag City. The ...

Strategies vs. poverty tackled
Written by FREDDIE G. LAZARO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, July 31st, 2014

LAOAG CITY, July 30- Local executives in Region 1 joined a planning workshop on implementing strategies against poverty that the Department of Social Welfare and Development in the Ilocos conducted recently. The workshop also involved people’s ...

2 jail wardens swap assignment
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Thursday, July 31st, 2014

LAOAG CITY – The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology has installed J/Sr. Jerry Palalay as new jail warden of BJMP in Laoag City and J/Sr. Herminigildo Rivera as jail warden of BJMP-Batac City. The two ...

Rotating brownouts rule for more days?
Affected areas: Ilocos, CAR, CagValley and C. Luzon
Written by CRISTINA ARZADON AND JOANNE NAMNAMA PARROCHA posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said consumers in northern and central Luzon should expect up to four hours of rotating brownouts while energy supply remains low. Lilibeth Gaydowen, NGCP’s communications and public affairs ...

PA Chua heads new Resiliency Task Force
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte under Gov. Imee Marcos has created the Provincial Resiliency Task Force (PRTF) to play a key role in the resiliency building of local communities that are vulnerable to hazards ...

NFA, CIDG, NBI to curb any rice hoarding, smuggling, etc
Written by Ruby Jean Calapini posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The government on its effort to stabilize the prices of basic commodities nationwide is now on focus to the nation’s staple food–rice. To realize the idea of stabilizing prices, especially that of the basic commodities, three ...

Municipal assessor suspended for six months
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Friday, July 18th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, July 18 – The Office of the Ombudsman slapped a six-month preventive suspension against the municipal assessor of Vintar, Ilocos Norte. The case stemmed from a complaint wherein the town assessor allegedly asked P20,000 ...

School boy, 12, suffers heart attack inside classroom, DOA at hospital
Written by Excel D. Guiang posted on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

LAOAG CITY, July 16– Grade 6 pupil Reinier Navarro, 12 years old, was attending his Pilipino subject at Shamrock elementary school here yesterday when he moved closer to an electric fan as he was not ...

Naluktanen ti Sta. Magdalena Bridge idiay Sarrat town
Nagyaman dagiti umili nga indauluan ni Mayor Balintona ken ni Gob. Imee Marcos gapu ti panakaipasdek ti rangtay
Written by PGIN_CMO posted in Ilocos Sentinel on Monday, July 14th, 2014

Napalaus ti ragsak dagiti umili nga agnaed kadagiti uppat a barangay iti umabagatan a paset ti Sarrat kalpasan nga indauluan ni Gob. Imee R. Marcos ti pannakalukat ti rangtay iti nadakamat a lugar. Ti uppat a ...

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