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2014, March 18

Ferdinand Richard Michael Marcos Manotoc, second son of Gov. Ma. Imelda “Imee” R. Marcos. The 28-year old Manotoc is one of the law graduates from the UP who passed the 2013 bar examination announced by the Supreme Court on March 18.

2014, March 14

The Ilocos Norte government, represented by Gov. Ma. Imelda “Imee” R. Marcos received the trophy and a check worth ₱4 million from Agriculture Sec. Proceso J. Alcala and National Rice Program Coordinator and acting Usec. for Field Operations Dante S. Delima on March 14 at the Resorts World Manila as one of the top 12

2014, March

San Nicolas – To recognize the valuable contributions of senior citizens (SC) with their families and the community as a whole, the municipal government of San Nicolas approved an ordinance granting free movie privileges to them. The ordinance also aims to re-affirm the valued Filipino tradition to caring for the elderlies and giving them support

2014, March 14

Leading the way in terms of rice sufficiency, the province of Ilocos Norte along with nine rice-producing provinces in the country will receive ₱4 million each for winning the 2013 Agri-Pinoy Rice Achiever’s Award. Ilocos Norte has won as one of the top 10 rice-producing communities nationwide, surpassing the province rice production target with an

2014, March 13

Dingras – A five year-old girl was accidentally shot in Brgy. Elizabeth at about 12:45 pm on March 13. The victim who accompanied her uncle, Jeffrey Rico, 30, to feed their farm ducks. Rico said he opened a small bag, found a .38 caliber revolver and accidentally pulled the trigger and hit the victim’s forehead.

2014, March 10

Pasuquin – The Association of garlic and onion farmers in this town wants to claim their crown as the biggest producer of Ilocos white gold, asking the Department of Agriculture (DA) through Secretary Proceso Alcala to grant their request. Records from the Bureau of Agriculture Statistics show the Ilocos Norte is the top producer of

2014, March 7

Pasuquin – On March 7, Edita Aguinaldo-Dacuycuy “Dragon Fruit Lady” of Ilocos Norte, along with 10 other successful businesswomen in the Philippines, were awarded by Go Negosyo’s Inspiring Filipina Starpreneurs at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, inspiring over 6,000 delegates who attended the 6th Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit.

2014, March 4

Paoay – On March 4 or a day before Ash Wednesday, Paoay residents never fail to celebrate an old tradition that dates back to the 16th century when people gather and enjoy all forms of merry making such as cooking dudol (native rice cake) and drinking basi (sugarcane wine) before they enter the season of

2014, March

After being honoured as a National Living Treasure (Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan) by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) 2012, Magdalena Galinato Gamayo of Lumbaan Pinili, continues to strive in making the abel-weaving tradition in the country alive. At the age of 88, Gamayo is eager to pass the tradition to

2014, March

Pasuquin – The MMSU and the Department of Agriculture have allotted some ₱10 million to help revitalize Ilocos’ ailing garlic industry. This was announced by Dr, Prima Fe R. Franco during a farmers’ forum held in this town before more than 200 garlic famers who attended the cross visit to the well-established garlic farms at