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2017, May


The Department of Education Ilocos Norte is hiring more teachers to fill in vacant positions for Senior High School. Upon assessment of all applicants, Ilocos Norte Schools Division superintendent Vilma Eda said there are new items for SHS which lack applicants. “So, if you are from Ilocos Norte and a graduate of education major in

2017, May


-Despite warnings from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), some residents still dry their palay or corn crops along national and barangay roads. This harvest season, drying palay and corn along the highway is a common sight in Ilocos province and its neighboring provinces of Ilocos Sur, Cagayan and Isabela. In the absence

2017, May


To beef up food security, Ilocos Norte is eyeing 1 million tilapia fingerlings to be distributed in all the province’s communal inland bodies of water starting this year. Arthur Valente, provincial fisheries coordinator of the Ilocos Norte government under the Provincial Agriculture Office said each of the 21 municipalities and two cities here had prepared

2017, May


Outstanding yellow corn growers in the province shall be given corn seeds subsidy courtesy of the Ilocos Norte government. With a budget allocation of PHP200,000 from the 20% development fund, corn farmers who are performing well in the production of yellow corn from the top 10 producing cities and municipalities here will be given an

2017, May


Responding to an allegation that Ilocos Norte governor Ma. Imelda Josefa “Imee” R. Marcos allegedly misused about PHP66.5 million funds from the tobacco excise tax, Atty. Joseph Cadiz, the governor’s legal said “the accusations drawn are irresponsible” and it is too early for politics.  Mr. Cadiz is apparently referring to the statement of Majority Leader

2017, May


When Rolly Tomas left his rural village of Estancia in Piddig, Ilocos Norte for Taiwan, he had high hopes to start a bright future with his family. Four years later, he returned home with meager income as most of his earnings went for the treatment of his common-law wife, fighting cervical and liver cancer. Single

2017, April 3


Newly-appointed Ilocos Norte schools’ division superintendent Vilma Eda vowed to boost good values and transparency in government as part of her first steps in leading the provincial education division. “As an education-leader, I really value strength in character. For teachers and non-teaching staff, we should live by good values, integrity, honesty and transparency,” said Ms.

2017, April


Ilocos Norte’s rice production efficiency is expected to increase this harvest season with the help of the Peoples Republic of China, which supplied Ilocano farmers with their quality rice seeds. In Brgy. San Miguel in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, at least 20 hectares of consolidated rice farms were planted with “Longping”, a China hybrid rice

2017, April


VINTAR Mayor Larisa C. Foronda expressed her appreciation to the ongoing projects of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in their town. The present projects of DARIlocos Norte in Vintar include the construction of a peanut brittle processing center in Barangay P. F. Alviar and the realization of additional improvements at the meat processing center

2017, April


With the late discovery of deep creek within the planned area of expansion, Laoag City officials took a step back from the sanitary landfill project. The creek, estimated to be the size of a 10-storey building deep according to city engineer Roy Tomas, has thrown a monkey- wrench in the project; as this would impact