China super rice yields positive result in Ilocos Norte’s field trial

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on China super rice yields positive result in Ilocos Norte’s field trial 

LAOAG CITY, Oct. 4 — A hybrid super rice variety from china found its new home in Ilocos Norte province with its successful field trial initially planted on a three-hectare lot in Der ap sub village of Saoit, Burgos, Ilocos Norte.

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LGUs to create inter-local environment zone to protect fishery resources

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on LGUs to create inter-local environment zone to protect fishery resources 

LAOAG CITY, Oct. 5 — At least 16 local chief executives from the coastal and mountainous municipalities of Ilocos Norte are enjoined to sign a covenant which aims to unify efforts for the protection of fishery resources here.

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Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. casts vote in Batac, Ilocos Norte

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. casts vote in Batac, Ilocos Norte 

160509180938Vice Presidential aspirant and Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. casts his vote in Batac, Ilocos Norte during the general election on Monday (May 9, 2016) (PNA photo courtesy Team BBM)lam/acd

Laoag City celebrates 20 years of 'blessed' service

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Laoag City celebrates 20 years of 'blessed' service 

LAOAG CITY, Feb. 3 – Through the years, the ‘Pamulinawen’ festival has evolved into a popular celebration showcasing Ilocano culture in dances and drama with its festive mood of drawing thousands of tourists and balikbayans in the province.

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(NEWS FEATURE) Why not build a wind farm outside Ilocos Norte?

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on (NEWS FEATURE) Why not build a wind farm outside Ilocos Norte? 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Jan. 27 (PNA) — Ilocos Norte, a historic city, is not only known for its old churches, but also for its many wind farms — as it hosts three projects with a total power generation of 249 megawatts (MWs).

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20 farmers groups in Solsona avail of gov’t soft loan

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on 20 farmers groups in Solsona avail of gov’t soft loan 

Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Nov 19 —The municipal government of Solsona shelled out a total of Php 300,000 from its development fund to benefit at least 20 farmers’ organizations here in need of start up capital this planting season.

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2 big patrol boats from BFAR arrive in Ilocos Norte

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 big patrol boats from BFAR arrive in Ilocos Norte 

LAOAG CITY, Oct. 29 -— At least two big patrol boats with locally-trained crews are now in the province of Ilocos Norte to protect marine resources threatened by illegal fishing.

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MMSU leads 7 agencies in improving quality of Ilocos’ garlic

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on MMSU leads 7 agencies in improving quality of Ilocos’ garlic 

By Reynaldo E. Andres

BATAC, Ilocos Norte, Oct 29 (PNA) — The Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) in this town is leading seven other development agencies in Ilocos Norte in stepping up moves to enhance the capability of farmers in producing high quality garlic bulbs that might serve as excellent seed stocks to sustain the province’s garlic industry.

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Paoay Lake to host third international rowing competition

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Paoay Lake to host third international rowing competition 

PAOAY, Ilocos Norte, Oct. 28 –The legendary Paoay Lake will host again the international rowing events set on Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, 2015.

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Filipina determined to expand dragon fruit business in the US

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipina determined to expand dragon fruit business in the US 

LAOAG CITY, Oct 27 — At 70, Edita Aguinaldo-Dacuycuy feels she is not retiring yet. Back from a two-week business trip to the United States, the trailblazer of the dragon fruit industry in Ilocos Norte said the mission to share the benefits of the dragon fruit cactus plant will continue to help generate more livelihood and more business opportunities here and abroad.

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