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2017, April


Ilocos farmers are grateful for being the recipient of at least three rice milling machines courtesy of manufacturers from Shandong province of the People’s Republic of China. Worth PHP1.5 million pesos, the milling machines with a capacity of one ton per hour are now on their way to Ilocos Norte as an aid to Ilocos

2017, April


ILOCOS Norte Governor Ma. Imelda Josefa “Imee” R. Marcos extended assistance to Ilocos Norte overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia. She travelled to the Middle East as part of Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte’s delegation. Ms. Marcos supports President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s commitment in intensifying OFW assistance through creating a national agency addressing OFW cases

2017, April


ILOCOS Norte Governor Ma. Imelda Josefa “Imee” R. Marcos shared her insights on women’s role in politics at the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Women’s Summit 2017, an event by the Commission’s Gender and Development Focal-Point System (GAD-FPS) held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC). The summit is a two-day seminar forum on gender equality

2017, March 30


The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Peña expressed confidence in the performance of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) here citing they are now ready to compete in the world market. Following a three-day tour to various DOST-assisted projects in Pangasinan all the way to La Union, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte,

2017, March 20


Marking the development of local cruise industry in this northern gateway of Luzon, the Philippines Ports Authority and other concerned government agencies must make a head start to ensure a simple yet functional seaport, said Ang Moo Lim, Star Cruises  president. Gifted with a lovely weather and a charming place, Ilocos Norte’s seaport situated in

2017, March 12


Local officials and residents here lauded an unassuming Ilocano cadet from the Philippine Military Academy who ranks top 12 of the graduating 2017 Salaknib Class. A native of Brgy. Mariquet in mountainous Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Cadet first class Gerald dela Cruz is among the 167 PMA graduates who received their military commission from President Rodrigo

2017, March 9


The consul general of the United States Embassy in Manila Russel Brown received a warm welcome from Ilocanos here as he visited the provincial capital. As a first-time visitor to Ilocos Norte, Mr. Brown said, “It’s wonderful to experience the hospitality of the Ilocanos” as he reiterated the relationships of the Ilocanos and Americans goes

2017, March


SHARING her principles in local governance at the Asia CEO Forum last month, Ilocos Norte governor Ma. Imelda Josefa “Imee” R. Marcos told potential investors for Ilocos Norte to “INstigate trouble, whenever and wherever possible!” She urged her listeners, mainly composed of businessmen and executive officers, to continue taking risks even when it appears to

2017, March


Now, it can be claimed. Tissue cultured garlic grows well in Ilocos Norte soil. Showing a bunch of freshly harvested garlic from a tissue-cultured bulblets, Ronald Garalde, a garlic farmer from Burgos, Ilocos Norte has the biggest smile among Ilocos garlic growers here for becoming the first to deliver a certified virus-free garlic planting material

2017, March


The Sangguniang Panlungsod here is set to answer the allegation that city officials did not initiate any formal investigation on the issue of the missing PHP85 million. In its investigation result report, that as chief executive, there is no showing that city mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas have initiated any formal investigation on the matter, nor