All posts by Cris

2015, March


Piddig – The municipal government of Piddig bagged the cleanest, safest and greenest local government unit (LGU) award under the class A municipal category during the recently concluded provincial search in 2014. Piddig shall represent Ilocos Norte in the 2015 regional search for the cleanest, safest and greenest municipality in Region 1.

2015, February 27


Laoag City – This city wants to land on the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest ‘boodle fight’ which will be staged during the month-long Pamulinawen Festival in February. Laoag wants to stage a 5-kilometer stretch of boodle feast that will beat the current Guinnes record of 2.3 kilometer-long boodle fight of Camarines

2015, February 16


Pagudpud – A stranded male calf humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) was found floating on surf above the sea grass area at Sitio Aprot, Brgy. Caparispisan. This is the first marine mammal stranding in the year 2015 in the province.

2015, February 4-6


Adams – In a move to promote Adams to a greater heights, at least five representatives from the municipal local government unit here attended a three-day world conference on tourism and culture in Siem Reap, Cambodia on February 4-6. Bringing together for the first the ministers of tourism and ministers of culture, the town of Adams,

2015, January 30


In line with the National Day of Mourning on Jan. 30, the Ilocos Norte provincial government honored a fallen son, PO2 Omar A. Nacionales, from from Brgy. Escoda, Marcos along with the 43 other Special Action Forces commandos killed in Mamasapano in Maguindanao on Jan. 25.

2015, January


Former provincial legal counsel of the Ilocos Norte Atty. Jaime Agtang, 72, of Vintar, has been found guilty of violating the Code of Professional Responsibility. In the 15-page decision signed by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno along with nine other members of the High Court. On May 31, 2011, Mr. Agtang’s former client Erlinda Foster

2015, January 22


Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines Neil Reeder, accompanied by wife Irene Reeder pays a courtesy call on Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos (right) at the provincial capitol.

2015, January 22


Recognizing its vital contribution to create more job opportunities for students, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has awarded the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of the Ilocos Norte government as best performing provincial PESO in Region 1. The PESO spearheads the Task Force Trabaho program under the administration of Governor Imee Marcos to

2015, January 12


A whale shark [Rhincodon typhus] locally known as “butanding” was released by fishermen on Jan. 12 after it was trapped in a fish net along the coastal Brgy. Navotas B, Laoag City.