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2017, May 12


The Laoag City schools division officially kicked off this year’s “Brigada Eskwela” at the at the Ilocos Norte Regional School of Fisheries (INRSF) in Brgy. La Paz, this city. With this year’s theme, “Isang DepEd, Isang Pamayanan, Isang Bayanihan Para sa Handa at Ligtas na Paaralan,” the Department of Education aims to focus on resilience

2017, May 11


Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas personally received the city’s award as among the top livable cities in the country during the awarding ceremonies held at the New World Manila Bay Hotel. Ms. Fariñas said Laoag was awarded based on the city’s improved emergency response and rescue equipment. She thanked the Manila Times, which spearheaded the search

2017, May 11


The acting officer-in-charge of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Ilocos Norte Victor Dabalos and seven other employees are facing a 90-day preventive suspension in view of an alleged illegal land transaction involved in the acquisition of a housing project for DENR employees here. DENR Regional Director Paquito Moreno Jr. confirmed this  in a telephone

2017, May 9


The San Nicolas municipal government emerged with three awards in the recent State of the Region’s Development Conference and RDC-1 Award and Recognition Program. The event at held at the Vigan Convention Center in Vigan City. San Nicolas won the Best LGU-NGO Partnership award with the San Nicolas Damilian Irrigators Association Inc. Dumalneg and their

2017, May 6


The legendary Paoay Lake here hosted the first dragon boat clinic. Federation in partnership with the municipal government of Paoay, the dragon boat clinic was conducted here to promote paddling sport to the younger generation. Participated in by mostly students aged nine years old and above, the three-part clinic included a lecture, group session and

2017, May


At least 50 decorated fishing bancas [local boats] joined the first La Virgen Milagrosa fluvial parade in the waters of Badoc in Ilocos Norte. Devotees from the province attended the concelebrated mass at St. John the Baptist Church here, and after the mass, the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary travelled in the shoreline of

2017, May


Six Ilocos Norte government employees were ordered detained by the House of Representative’s committee on good government and public accountability after they were all cited for “contempt.” The said Capitol employees were asked to answer several questions from the House committee chaired by Rep. Johnny Pimentel (Surigao del Sur, 2nd district) to shed light on

2017, May


The East West Seeds Company Incorporated in Dingras, Ilocos Norte continues to provide employment opportunities to the local community particularly the beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya here. Fifty-one-year-old Ferdinand Ramiro is among the pioneering employees of the seed production company who works as a farm worker and enjoys the benefits the company provides to its loyal

2017, May


The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is seeking the help of tribal leaders and Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) in Ilocos Norte and its neighboring provinces in Region 1 to draft a module on the community Family Development Session (FDS) for Indigenous Peoples (IPs). Among the IPs that inhabit the province are Kankanaey,

2017, May


Ilocos Norte’s irrigation systems are dying for repair. It’s also drying empty. But on summer days, young boys and girls including adults could hardly resist the cold waters as it cascaded at the foot of the river dam. A portion of the Japan-assisted Sabo dam located in the eastern most part of Carasi town offers

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