Ilocos Norte farmers brace for dry spell

LAOAG CITY – The effects of dry spell are now being felt in the province of Ilocos Norte prompting residents to take same precautionary measures and for farmers to adjust their planting calendars.  Cynthia Iglesia, head of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Laoag station, said the dry spell could extend up to … Read More

Ilocos Norte to honor young achievers anew

LAOAG CITY — The Ilocos Norte provincial government is again accepting nominations for outstanding Ilocano youths who excelled in their respective fields of endeavor. Dubbed as the “Sirib Awards 2019”, the annual event is another highlight of the 201st foundation anniversary of Ilocos Norte where outstanding residents of Ilocos Norte will receive commendations. Weenter Ventura, … Read More

PNP aims zero case of firecracker injury, indiscriminate firing

LAOAG CITY—The Philippine National Police (PNP) is eyeing zero incidence of firecracker injuries and indiscriminate firing during the New Year’s revelry in Ilocos Region. During the command visit to Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Office on Saturday, Chief Supt Romulo Sapitula, Police Regional Office (PRO1) director, ordered his men to “intensify their campaign on crime prevention … Read More

NTA awards outstanding tobacco growers

LAOAG CITY—The National Tobacco Administration has cited eight outstanding tobacco growers for the crop year 2017-2018 during the awarding ceremonies held at the NTA building in Batac, Ilocos Norte on Monday, December 17. Under the burley and native tobacco categories, the awardees were Fredelito Lapitan of Balaweg, Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur; Juan Dumpit of Parian Oeste, … Read More