All posts by Cris

2017, October

Town mayor Georgina Salazar-Guillen announced that a new portable water system will soon be operational. The project is part of the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa Lahat (Salintubig) program. As per a report, that the on-going potable water system (PWS) project at Brgy. Tonoton in this town is 47% completed. The water dam that

2017, September 20

Thousands of Dingreños [Dingras natives] paid honor to a heroine, Josefa Llanes Escoda in her 119th birthday celebration held at the Municipal Civic Center in Dingras, Ilocos Norte. Ms. Escoda, also known as the “Florence Nightingale of the Philippines”, was a war heroine, great civic leader, and social worker. Ms. Escoda was a well-known Filipino

2017, September 16

The 210 years of commemoration lauds the hardship of Filipinos, especially Piddigeños, in their fight for freedom as they began their revolt on September 16, 1807. The Spaniards prohibition of the production and sale of the sugarcane wine called “basi” brought about the revolution. The battle caused much suppression of their way of life and

2017, September 14

An explosion froma suspected improvised explosive device (IED) killed a 51-year-old woman and severely injured her husband. The explosion occurred at Brgy. 22, in this city at about 6:45 am. The explosion instantly killed Noemi Macario Fiesta. Her husband, Cresencio Saladino Fiesta. Witnesses said Mrs. Fiesta was inspecting a box in their porch when it

2017, September 10

Originally inaugurated in 1977, the monument, sculpted by Italian Giuseppe Marinucci, was for Mr. Marcos’ 60th birthday and was originally beside the current Marcos Museum. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) officially turned over the biographical marker of Former President Ferdinand E. Marcos (FEM) at the recently-relocated “Daytoy ti Bannawag” monument in this

2017, September

A Japanese car manufacturer prefers hiring Ilocano graduates of automotive technology servicing. Amelito J. Cardenas, Marcos Agro-Industrial School administrator this as the manufacturer based in Sta. Rosa, Laguna had been accommodating on-the-job trainees from Ilocos Norte for over two years now. For this year, Mr. Cardenas said they sent about 10 trainees to Laguna to

2017, September

With the Dept. of Science and Technology finally giving its approval, the dream of having a science high school in this city became a reality. The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) already issued a certification approving the proposed school site.

2017, September

The Sangguniang Panlungsod here approved the partial allocation of PHP2 million for the purchase of lots for the sanitary landfill project. The City Development Council (CDC) certified passed unanimously. During the deliberations, however, councilor Franklin Dante A. Respicio asked if the city’s appraisal committee has checked the proposed area for the project. The proposed area

2017, September

Two months after declaring Rep. Rodolfo “Rudy” C. Fariñas as “persona non-grata”, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan recalled the June draft resolution. SP member Vicentio “Toto” M. Lazo also mentioned that the provincial board will also pass a “resolution of apology” to formalize their “sincere intent”. He added that the House of Representatives is the addressee of

2017, September

The city government here found Brgys. Salet-Bulangon and Balatong as possible sites for a sanitary landfill. This came after the planned partnership with the Government of Laoag Employees Development Cooperative (GLEDCO) to build and operate a sanitary landfill at Brgy. Lagui-Sail here was cancelled.

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