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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.

2015, January 05

Solsona – 82 pieces of alleged illegally cut Narra tree abandoned along barangay road of sitio Cabatakan at Brgy. Sta. Ana, is discovered on January 5. The DENR forest rangers said the illegally cut logs have total of 1,384.3 board feet and a market value of ₱131,492.25.

2014, December

Currimao – About 1,281 indigenous trees including 52 saplings are going to be sacrificed to give way for the installation of a 20-megawatt Currimao solar project – MIRAE Asia Energy Corporation at Brgy. Bimmanga, Currimao, Ilocos Norte. The power project covers about 60 hectares of timberland.

2014 November 25

A Taiwanese fishing boat with a cargo of about 2,000 boxes of imported cigarettes underwent a thorough inspection on Nov. 25 after it was impounded by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) at the port of Currimao in this province.

2014, November 19

Pagudpud – Firmly establishing Ilocos Norte as the renewable energy capital of the country, the 81-megawatt Pagudpud wind farm, the first and largest investmetn so far of the North Luzon Renewable Energy Corporation opened on Nove. 19 in Brgy. Caparispisan. The wind farms has 27 individual wind turbines occupying a 625 hectare land area.

2014, November 19

Pagudpud – A silent protest by about 15 families afftected by alleged intrusive transmission lines put up by the Ayala-led North Luzon Renewable Energy Corporation marred the November 19 inauguration of the 81-megawatt Pagudpud wind farm.  They shouting for help from the governemtn to mediate the possible relocaiton of some NLREC’s towers passing through their