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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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Suspect behind fatal shooting of Ilocos Norte clerk of court, arrested in Vigan City

BATAC, Ilocos Norte – A suspect behind the fatal shooting of a clerk of court of the Regional Trial Court Branch 65 of Laoag City was arrested last October 2, 11:30 pm, in Brgy. Mindoro, Vigan City, according to a press release from the Philippine National Police Regional Office 1. The arrest was made in […]

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Post-“Ompong” ops feature “Team Balai”

LAOAG CITY – In response to the number of homes damaged by Typhoon “Ompong,” post-disaster activities of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) include the distribution of galvanized steel (GI) sheets as well as hands-on repair assistance from the Provincial Engineering Office (PEO), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), and private contractors. Dubbed […]

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Relief ops in full swing after “Ompong” onslaught

LAOAG CITY – Less than a week after Typhoon “Ompong” battered Ilocos Norte, Governor Imee R. Marcos together with frontline offices of the Provincial Government have been distributing relief packs to hard-hit barangays and gathering requests for assistance to be forwarded to national agencies. On Tuesday, the governor personally visited and distributed goods to the […]

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Ilocos Norte in state of calamity as damages reach P3.2 billion

LAOAG CITY – Due to the aftermath of Typhoon “Ompong,” the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) declared Ilocos Norte to be under a state of calamity through Resolution No. 2018-49-265 at an emergency session this morning, September 17. From last night’s figure of P2,347,250,000.00, damages in both agriculture and infrastructure have risen to P3,263,251,919.75, with the partial […]

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PGIN sets up animal shelters in low-lying areas

PGIN SETS UP ANIMAL SHELTERS IN LOW-LYING AREAS. In a precautionary bid to minimize losses in the livestock sector during Typhoon “Ompong”, Gov. Imee R. Marcos initiated the construction of animal shelters in low-lying and flood-prone areas in Ilocos Norte. The Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) through the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVet) provided canvas […]

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Ilocos Norte “prepared as humanly possible,” says Gov Imee

LAOAG CITY – “We’ve prepared to the extent that is humanly possible to do so,” said Governor Imee R. Marcos at a briefing earlier today with the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) in light of Super Typhoon “Ompong.” “Ompong” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday afternoon. By 3:00p.m. today, […]

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Liquor ban placed over Ilocos Norte throughout “Ompong”

LAOAG CITY – Through Executive Order No. 439-2018, Governor Imee R. Marcos has banned the sale, giving, offering, purchase, consumption, and serving of intoxicating drinks in the province “to mitigate the effects of the typhoon by preventing diminished mobility and other possible effects of liquor intoxication.” Section Two of the EO provides that any person […]

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