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ILOCOS NORTE TOWN HOLDS ONLINE STORYTELLING SHOW

The municipality of San Nicolas in Ilocos Norte has launched an online storytelling show to keep up with digital learners of the 21st century. Starting November 20, the official Facebook page of the San Nicolas government live-streams unique and never-before-heard stories for children, particularly those that instill awareness about the town’s rich cultural heritage, livelihood […]

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PIDDIG TO RAISE WAGYU CATTLE – GUILLEN

As the African swine fever (ASF) continues to threaten the livelihood of local hog raisers in Ilocos Norte, some residents are now shifting to raising other livestock to survive the pandemic. In Piddig town, several residents are now engaged in cattle production as they dispose of their fattening pigs before they get infected. In support […]

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VAXXED SENIORS IN PIDDIG GET FREE RICE – GUILLEN

The municipality of Piddig in Ilocos Norte is giving free rice as a gift to senior residents aged 80 and above who will get vaccinated against COVID-19. A mobile vaccination clinic was launched to reach out to more residents in rural areas, especially the senior citizens. The team went to Calambeg and Maruaya Elementary Schools […]

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VINTAR GIVES 424 PUV DRIVERS CASH AID – FORONDA

Drivers of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) and tricycles in Vintar, Ilocos Norte who are hard hit by the current implementation of hard lockdown have received cash aid from the municipal government. As soon as he got hold of the P2,000 assistance, Cliff Lumabao, a trike driver from Barangay Parut, immediately went to the grocery store […]

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130TH MALASAKIT CENTER IN BATAC, ILOCOS NORTE

Senator Bong Go expressed his firm commitment to make quality healthcare in the country affordable and accessible during the launch of the country’s 130th Malasakit Center at the Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center in Batac City, Ilocos Norte recently. This is the second Malasakit Center in the province and fifth in the region, […]

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BATAC HOLDS CHARTER DAY FAIR, BAZAAR – CHUA

A three-day food fair and bazaar showcasing the city of Batac’s products are being exhibited at the second floor of the Batac Riverside Empanadaan to re-stimulate the local economy amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Open to all small entrepreneurs with registered and non-registered businesses, organizers said at least 25 slots were allotted for […]

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ILOCOS NORTE LAUNCHES MARUNGGAY FESTIVAL

Marunggay, the Ilokano name for malunggay (Moringa Oleifera) gets a boost in Ilocos Norte as residents introduced their unique and healthy dishes with the vegetable as the main ingredient. The cooking competition participated in by the different villages is one of the highlights of the first Marunggay Festival recently to promote marunggay as a “superfood” due to its promising […]

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PIDDIG TO GET FREE INTERNET ACCESS SOON – GUILLEN

The local government unit of Piddig, Ilocos Norte looks forward to connecting all its schools and villages with free internet connection even in its remotest areas. Powered by a fiber-optic internet system of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Inc. (PLDT)/Smart Communications Inc., Mayor Eddie Guillen said the municipal government has allotted around P16 million for the three-year […]

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SUNFLOWER FARM IN PIDDIG, ILOCOS NORTE REOPENS

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is taking a toll on everyone’s lives but nature has its own way of lifting one’s spirit. In a quaint village of Maruaya in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, thousands of sunflowers are again in full bloom, ready to mesmerize visitors. Adding more vibrant colors of exotic flowers this year, the local […]

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6,000 BATAC FARMERS TO GET FARM INPUTS — CHUA

Around 6,000 farmers in Batac City, Ilocos Norte will be receiving additional farm inputs courtesy of the local government. From May 18 to 31, officials and employees of the city government make rounds in the different barangays to distribute free organic and inorganic fertilizers with micronutrients to boost farmers’ productivity amid the pandemic. Batac City […]