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2017, December 4

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO recognized the Ilocos Norte government as one of the champions of the Freedom of Information program after a year of implementation. Ilocos Norte is among the first provinces in the country to implement the right of access to information as the Ilocos Norte board passed Provincial Ordinance No. 002-2016

2017, December 2

Gracing its 400th year celebration, San Apostolic Nuncio Gabriele Giordano Caccia and other top priests in the country visited this municipality in a state dinner held at the municipality’s old plaza. The Apostolic Nunciature to the Philippines is a top-level diplomatic mission assigned by the Holy See to the Philippines. Diplomatically, an Apostolic Nuncio may

2017, December

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) appealed to the municipalities of Vintar and Bangui in the province’s first district to settle amicably a boundary dispute covering more than 1,000 hectares. In a letter forwarded to both concerned municipalities, Gwendolyn Bambalan, assistant director for technical services of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources based in San Fernando

2017 December

Following the investiture of Dr. Shirley Agrupis, seventh president of state-run Mariano Marcos State University here, she enjoined  local  government units in Ilocos  Norte to strengthen partnership with the university to promote inclusive growth. Backed by Ilocos Norte Governor Ma. Imelda Josefa “Imee” M arcos, the One Town, One Technology (OTOTech) project of MMSU primarily

2017, November 27

Freshly-dried and processed products of seaweeds and bamboo are the main attraction of a three-day Regional Symposium on Research and Development Highlights held at the Teatro Ilocandia of the Mariano Marcos State University, this city. To showcase the different technologies utilizing bamboo and seaweeds, MMSU opened the exhibit to the public at the MMSU covered

2017, November 26

The magnificent St. Augustine Church, a UNESCO-world heritage site hosted a thousand prominent figures in national government and business sector who witnessed the wedding union of former president Ferdinand E. Marcos’ grandson from daughter, Ilocos Norte Governor Ma. Imelda “Imee” R. Marcos—lawyer Michael Ferdinand Marcos Manotoc and Carina Amelia Gamboa Manglapus of Tagudin, Ilocos Sur,

2017, November 13

Jose Ma. “Joey” Concepcion, chairperson of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN) Business Advisory Council invited former Piddig mayor, now consultant, Engr. Eduardo “Eddie”Guillen to serve as resource speaker on agriculture. Specifically, Mr. Guillen will speak at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS). Mr. Guillen discuss Piddig’s best practices, including agricultural development thru convergence

2017, November 11

Sarrat mayor Remigio B. Medrano and Pagudpud mayor Marlon Ferdinand T. Sales graduated in the Agribusiness Executive Program of University of Asia & the Pacific (UA&P). Ilocos Norte governor Ma. Imelda Josefa “Imee” R. Marcos expressed her warm congratulatory message to Mayor Medrano and Mayor Sales: “It is indeed a great opportunity for our town

2017, November

Before farmers could take that match to light up scattered rice straw in the farm lands, the local government unit of Piddig is offering cash to them should they convert it into organic fertilizer. Former Piddig mayor, now consultant to the Office of the Mayor, Engr. Eduardo Guillen, said this is one way of encouraging

2017, November

Local officials of the Tingguian community of this town, about 38 kilometers from Laoag City assailed the Department of Public Works and Highways and a contractor for not finishing the construction of a bridge, which supposed completion was last year. Nueva Era mayor Aldrin Garvida said the delayed completion of the PHP250 million Bonggo bridge