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Ilocos Norte gov’t offers senior HS scholarship

LAOAG CITY – With the passage of Provincial Ordinance No. 049-2018, sponsored by Senior Board Member Matthew Marcos Manotoc, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) now offers a scholarship for senior high school (SHS) students. The ordinance, dubbed the Sirib Scholarship Program of the Province of Ilocos Norte, integrates all current scholarship offerings and […]

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The long road home (Last part)

Pagudpud By 9:30 a.m. the next day, I was in Claveria’s van terminal, waiting for more passengers to arrive and fill up the empty seats so that our van could be on its way. Not long after, our van was speeding across a scenery of hills, mountains and rice farms. As our car curved its […]

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First Provincial Tourism Awards to recognize pioneers in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY – The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) through the Ilocos Norte Tourism Office (INTO) and in cooperation with the Association of Tourism Officers of Ilocos Norte (ATOIN) will be conducting the 1st Provincial Tourism Awards as part of the Ilocos Norte Tourism Gala at the Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel on November 30. […]

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“Actors Q” bags second “Ar-aria” film fest championship

LAOAG CITY – For the second consecutive year, Actors Q won first place at the annual Lilia Cuntapay Short Horror Film Contest, a highlight of the Semana ti Ar-aria Halloween Bash held by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) last October 26 to November 5. Their film titled “Areglo” tackled social issues in addition […]

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SBM Manotoc eyes “kapeng Ilocano” through local partnership

LAOAG CITY – Senior Board Member Matthew Marcos Manotoc has announced an upcoming partnership between the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) through the Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) and a Philippine coffee development company to revitalize the province’s coffee industry. “Hindi lang ito plantation,” Manotoc clarified early this month. The group would aid […]

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13 Taiwanese, 2 Chinese, 7 Filipinos nabbed in Ilocos Norte for telecom fraud

CAMP BGEN OSCAR M FLORENDO – Region 1 police together with the operatives of the Anti-Cybercrime Group and Drug Enforcement Group of the Philippine National Police arrested 13 Taiwanese, two Chinese and seven Filipino helpers in a warehouse located along the Ilocos Norte-Abra road in Brgy Medina, Dingras, Ilocos Norte on Wednesday morning of October […]

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Ilocos Norte celebrates 7th Semana ti Ar-aria, to feature first-ever mobile game tournament

LAOAG CITY – The 7th Semana ti Ar-aria Halloween Bash of Ilocos Norte will feature the first Mobile Legends tournament sponsored by the Provincial Government. “Mobile Legends: Bang Bang” is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed and published by Moonton for mobile phones. Two opposing teams fight to reach and destroy the enemy’s […]

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Imee Marcos to run for senator

VIGAN CITY – A press release sent out today announced the plan of Imee Marcos to run for senator in the 2019 elections. Reports from other media sources also confirms her COC filing this morning. Imee Marcos is the eldest daughter of former president Ferdinand E. Marcos and is currently serving her final term as […]

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SBM Manotoc reiterates PGIN support for teachers

LAOAG CITY – At a kick-off program preluding World Teachers Day at the Centennial Arena, Laoag City last October 2, 2018, Senior Board Member Matthew Marcos Manotoc expressed his appreciation for Ilocano teachers, emphasizing their significant role in shaping their communities. “I thank our teachers for their continuous commitment to our youth.  Your tireless work is […]

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Chinese consulate donates P777k in rice, food for “Ompong” relief

LAOAG CITY – The Consulate of the People’s Republic of China in Laoag City has issued a donation through the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) for relief of victims of Typhoon “Ompong,” which struck the province in September 14-15. The donation comprises 10 tons of premium rice valued at P480,000.00 and various grocery items […]

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