All posts by Cris

2014, July 01-08

Ilocano devotees took time out to welcome the Santo Niño de Cebu (Holy Child of Cebu) visiting the province on July 1 to 8 to mark the milestone of its arrival in the country about half a millennium ago.

2014, July 01

Laoag City – Starting July 1, the Laoag City government begins full implementation of the BAYONG (Bring Along Your Own Natural Greenbag) ordinance No. 2012-045.

2014, June 25

Pasuquin – The Department of Agriculture gave a two-storey hanger storage worth ₱1.3 million to this town, reputed as the biggest producer of onion and garlic products in the entire country. The newly-constructed hanger-type storage measuring 12×12 meters located at Brgy. Nalvo can store up to 50 tons of onion and garlic.

2014, June 22 to July 05

Mitch Glydelle S. Cacatian A fourth year BS Agriculture student of the Mariano Marcos State University – College of Agriculture, Food and Sustainable Development (MMSU-CAFSD) delivered a lecture in line with the current innovative agriculture system in the Philippines at the Gwanak Campus of the Seoul National University (SNU) in South Korea, June 22 to

2014, June 09

“We do not allow and support any black sand mining project in the province.” This was the reply of Gov. Ma. Imelda “Imee” R. Marcos to the letter of Laoag Bishop Rentao Mayugba on the issue on whether to allow black sand mining in the province or not.

2014, June 02

Laoag Ctiy – The Laoag City government has once again proven its mettle in terms of performance as it garnered the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) for Best Practices. The awarding ceremonies were held on June 2 at Brussels, Belgium.

2014, May 23

Dr. Purisima A. Bueno won the Jose P. Rizal Memorial Award for Community Leadership during the 107th Annual Convention of the Philippine Medical Association held at the Vigan Convention Center on May 23.

2014, May 15-17

Eight representatives from the joint Foreign Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, were in Ilocos Norte on May 15-17 to explore Ilocos Norte’s potential for investments, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) along with the American, Canadian, British, Mexico and Korean chambers of commerce have expressed interest to partner with the provincial

2014, May 13

Ryan Madamba, a designer from San Nicolas showcased his creations in the first ever Abellessima fashion show on May 13 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.

2014, April 22

Marcos – The saga of the town with two mayors continued on April 22 after a brief hiatus as the police padlocked the municipal mayor’s office. The lockdown of the said office is to scale down tensions in the town as former Marcos mayor Salvador Pillos and proclaimed Marcos mayor Arsenio Agustin continue to claim