Running priest pays courtesy visit to Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos

March 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Running priest pays courtesy visit to Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos 

150312201233Running priest Rev. Father Robert Reyes from Malabon City pays a courtesy call on Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos on Thursday (March 12, 2015) to reiterate his advocacy on saving trees and stop uprooting them in favor of a proposed 20-megawatt solar power farm in Paguludan-Salindeg village in Currimao town. In November 2014, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) granted a tree cutting permit for over 700 indigenous trees to make way for the project but talks are on going between the major proponent of the project and the Ilocos Norte government to bring it down by half or at least 300 trees. (PNA photo by Leilanie Adriano)
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New classrooms for Ilocos Norte National High School students

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on New classrooms for Ilocos Norte National High School students 

150311190810Two new classrooms were inaugurated at the Ilocos Norte National High School (INNHS) in Laoag City on Tuesday (March 10, 2015) to accommodate the increasing number of students who enroll in public school each year. In photo are (L-R) Ilocos Norte Vice Gov. Angelo Marcos Barba, Gov. Imee Marcos, Isabel Sison-Sandi, principal of INNHS, and Laoag City Mayor Chevylle Farinas. (PNA photo by Leilanie Adriano)
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Rice museum opens in Batac City

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rice museum opens in Batac City 

BATAC CITY, Ilocos Norte, March 3 — The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) launched on Tuesday a rice museum to showcase the historical transformation of rice production and technology over the last 2,000 years.

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