All posts by Frank

2016, May 8


After a three-month long campaign season that ended with candidates and their campaigners a little darker and skinnier, the Ilocos Norte government staged the first of its kind lights show. Signaling the start of the celebration, a rainbow of lights illuminated the entire facade of the neo-classical Ilocos Norte Capitol building.

2016, May


The Laoag City General Hospital (LCGH) will have its own magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine, a first in Ilocos Norte. An MRI room is being completed at the LCGH. Mr. Dacuycuy said the MRI machine is already available, but their partner-supplier, Himex Corporation, is awaiting the completion of the MRI room.

2016, April 27


Another Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) facility was inaugurated on April 27 to house about 1,200 employees. Strategically located at the Venvi IT Park of the Valdez Center at Barangay San Francisco, the Expert Global Solutions (EGS) occupies a stand-alone facility, with two floors. Aside from the new facility, EGS also maintains an annex at the

2016, April 20


In Ilocos Norte SEVERAL local government units were recognized and given awards during the recent  State of the Region’s Development Conference (SORDC). SAN Nicolas mayor Melanie Grace P. Valdez received the Champion and Hall of Fame Awards for LGU Best Practices. The San Nicolas government’s project “Catching Rain” was deemed best in the region. Ms.

2016, April


The famous Gilbert Bridge is scheduled for major repairs and rehabilitation one side of the bridge will be temporarily closed for the rehabilitation. Mr. Dian said the DPWH regional office through regional director Melanio Briosos has informed Laoag Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas formally on the repair

2016, April 10


As part of the community outreach program of Accenture, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project, the company initiated the coastal clean-up activity as they also donated at least 21 indigenous trash bins made of clay and covered with bamboo materials. Over a hundred employees of the new delivery center of Accenture in this northern

2016, April 7


In partnership with the Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology (DOST-ICT) office, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte At least 41 information hubs (i-hubs) in the province are now ready to embark on a new level of technology-infused education program to empower more Ilocanos living in rural communities launched on April 7 the

2016, April


The famous Gilbert Bridge is scheduled for major repairs and rehabilitation, Mr. Dian said the DPWH regional office through regional director Melanio Briosos has informed Laoag City Mayor formally on the repair, He disclosed that one side of the bridge will be temporarily closed for the rehabilitation.

2016, April


Fisher folks in the three Gabu barangays in this city reported a possible fish kill, they said the possible fish kill might have been due to a phenomenon that occurred in the point where the river and sea meets in their area. They call the area “sabangan”. He added that this might also be due

2016, March 16


The inauguration and turn over ceremony of the San Jose- Santo Tomas Road in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte on March 16. The concreting and improvement of the said road is a part of the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project (ARISP) Phase III of the provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).