Gov. Imee’s fourth SOPA urges Ilocanos to “create a future at home”

In her bid to push for long-term transformation, Governor Imee R. Marcos launched a new vision, IN2020, which calls for Ilocanos “to create a future at home” and make Ilocos Norte the “best little province in the country” by the year 2020. Held at the Plaza del Norte Hotel and More »

Gov. Imee inspects flood prone areas of Ilocos Norte

Gov. Imee went on a routine inspection of flood prone areas in Ilocos Norte after heavy rainfall on August 7, 2014. She immediately dispatched the provincial back hoe to Barangay Salbang and Nalasin in Paoay to clear the river of debris.  More »

PGIN offers online health care jobs to Ilocano nurses

To further address the demand for nursing employment opportunities, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) partners with BPO companies to provide online health care jobs to all registered nurses in the province. More »

Manang Imee’s Capitol Express resumes, targets remote areas

Hundreds of residents of the eastern and southern barangays of Batac City, Ilocos Norte expressed their delight to Governor Imee Marcos after the Manang Imee’s Capitol Express team resumed on July 24, 2014 to deliver the different frontline services to the city. More »

Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez thanks Ilocos Norte

Leyte’s 1st District Representative Ferdinand Martin Romualdez delivers his thank you message to Ilocos Norte and to the Marcos family during Congresswoman Imelda R. Marcos’ 85th birthday celebration on July 2, 2014 at Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena, Laoag City for all the help that was given to their province during More »

Congw. Imelda Marcos 85th Birthday and Sto. Niño de Cebu in Laoag City

Ilocanos celebrate the visit of Sto. Niño de Cebu and the 85th birthday of Congresswoman Imelda Marcos with a mass at St. William’s Cathedral and a program at the Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena in Laoag City July 2, 2014. More »

Cong. Imelda Marcos brings Sto. Niño to Ilocos Norte

In celebration of her 85th birthday on July 2, Ilocos Norte Second District Congresswoman Imelda Marcos will be offering an extraordinary gift to Ilocanos especially the Catholic devotees—the arrival of the most celebrated religious statue of the Holy Child of Cebu to the province. More »

Launching of PGIN Jobs Website kicks off

Following the success of the paperless job fair last April 29 and 30, 2014, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) has introduced a jobs website for the mutual benefit of job seekers and employers alike. The launching was held last June 5, 2014 at the La Tabacalera Function Hall. More »

Himala sa Buhangin! 2014 honors Superstar Nora Aunor with “Elsa” sculpture

A sculpture in the likeness of “Elsa”, the main character in the classic Filipino film “Himala”, was unveiled by the artist Gerry Leonardo, actress Nora Aunor who played Elsa, and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos in the sand dunes of Paoay during the “Himala sa Buhangin!” music and arts festival More »

Governor Imee distributes honorarium to “Paspas Dur-as!” distributors

Governor Imee Marcos hands in the honorarium of students who distributed the PASPAS Dur-as, Official Publication of the Province, last April 14, 2014. The distribution of Paspas Dur-as lasted for two days wherein a total of 87 student distributors from different schools went to all municipalities of the province. More »

PGIN to launch its first paperless job fair

In line with Governor Imee R. Marcos’ “Task Force Trabaho”, a program addressing unemployment in Ilocos Norte, the Provincial Government partners with the Jobs Data Base Philippines (JobsDB) to conduct the first ever paperless job fair in the province on April 29 and 30, 2014 at the Ilocos Norte Centennial More »

PGIN Task Force Trabaho launches Saguip Nars

Intensifying her campaign ‘Agtultuloy nga asikaso, ad-adu pay a trabaho,’ which was launched on her State of the Province Address (SOPA) on 2013, Governor Imee Marcos finally launched Saguip Nars Program on March 28, 2014 to address the growing unemployment as well as underemployment rate of nurses in the province. More »

Ilocos Norte’s 196th birthday held with night party run, light-up ceremony


More than 1,000 runners for the inaugural 3-kilometer run with a ‘bright’ twist called “RUNiag 2018” hit the Rizal Street, Laoag City today, February 2, in time for this year’s birthday of Ilocos Norte. 

First youth awards in Ilocos Norte held thru Sirib Express


Ilocano youth who bagged either national or international awards in their respective field of skills and talents were given recognition by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte through the first ever Sirib Youth Awards held last night, February 2 in front of the Provincial Capitol.

Headlining the 53 listed awardees was Jesson Ramil Cid of the town of Dingras. Cid is the decathlete who bagged a gold medal in last year’s South East Asian Games in Myanmar.

“Gameng ti Ilocos Norte” Exhibit opens at Arte Luna this February

Gameng ti Ilocos Norte

The Ilocandia Photographic Society (TIPS), in cooperation with the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN), launched “Gameng ti Ilocos Norte,” an exhibit featuring the finest inabel artworks and photographs of Ilocos Norte on February 1, 2014.

“Gameng ti Ilocos Norte” (Treasures of Ilocos Norte) is an effort to uphold Ilocano culture and heritage through the art of photography and the tradition of abel weaving in the province.

Paoay Boat Club: Ilocos Norte’s front-liner for int’l rowing events


Gaining nation-wide attention for its potential to host rowing events, Paoay Lake is getting its own boat club which will be inaugurated this February 1, Saturday.

The upcoming official opening of the Paoay Boat Club will be witnessed by various international boat clubs and rowing authorities in the country: the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, the Manila Boat Club, representatives from the Philippine Rowing Association, the Ateneo Rowing Team and other delegates from Singapore and Australia.