2018, January 16

PRIMEWATER Ilocos Norte, in partnership with the Ilocos Norte Water District (INWD), made another great stride as the joint venture celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony of the pipelaying project at Brgy. Buyon, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte. This project is a 2,200-meter Pipelaying of 350mm diameter pipe along the national highway, from Sitio Tamucalao to Sitio Liwliwa, Brgy.

2018, January 15

Hundreds of devotees swarm the pilgrim relics of St. Therese as they offered prayers and roses to venerate the saint. Touching down at the Laoag airport via military plane, a crowd of local government, school, church and religious leaders welcomed the relics on its fourth visit to the Philippines. Enclosed in a golden reliquary some

2018, January

The Diocese of Laoag and the residents of Piddig town look forward to the full restoration of the 207-year-old St. Anne parish church in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, about 30 kilometers from this city. Father Carlito “Joey” Ranjo Jr., Diocese of Laoag spokesperson said it took about two years for restoration experts to study the church

2017, December 5

In a gathering of environmental researchers and scientists across Southeast Asia, they presented various technologies, strategies and innovations in a three-day forum to rise above the challenges of climate change particularly in urban cities. Organized by the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the forum hopes to

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,