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2005 to 2009 Chronology

(November 09, 2009 to January 09, 2006) A Chronology of Ilocos Norte History 2005 November 21, – December 04 After declaring that the Laoag City sanitary landfill was indeed a landfill, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional office has made another turnaround as it ordered the closure of the said garbage facility


(September 01, 2009 to November 05, 2009) A Survey of Fishing Baskets in Ilocos Norte The presence of rivers and other bodies of fresh water and the proximity of the South China Sea have made fishing a productive economic activity among the people of Ilocos Norte. Although not at a commercial scale, it has become

American Bridges in the Philippines

(June 01, 2009 to July 31, 2009) With the arrival of the Americans in 1899 a new dawn in Philippine infrastructure development commenced. During the 333 years of Spanish Colonial Rule, roads and bridges(Camino y Puentes) were built by Friar Builders, Military Engineers, and later Civil Engineers. Though linking towns and communities, the Spanish American

Gabaldon Schools of Ilocos Norte

(March 09, 2009 to May 20, 2009) What is so important about the Gabaldon Building? The Act of 1801 was sponsored by then Assemblyman Isauro Gabaldon, which explains why the law is more commonly known as the “Gabaldon Law”. Gabaldon Law’s main objective was to promote that education was for all, which explains why the


(September 26, 2008 to January 16, 2009) The Traditional Way of Harvesting Rice in Ilocos Norte A satellite exhibit of bayANInanding Metropolitan Museum of Manila Fernando Amorsolo, or Nanding, as our National Artist was fondly called, is most known for his rural landscapes and genre paintings suffused with light, life, and joy. Winnowing Rice, painted


(April 16, 2008 to July 16, 2008) Farola: Colonial Lighthouses of the Philippines There are very few architectural wonders which were built for the service of mankind, though the nature of architecture itself is to protect life through shelter, historically significant builders are those which were built to promote a particular faith or project the


(September 01, 2007 to January 15, 2008) Traditional Ilocano ways of Childbirth. In the Ilocano community, nothing is awaited with greater anticipation, interest and curiosity than the birth of a new baby.