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Solid north election backlash

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Senator Ferdinand “Bong-Bong” Marcos. AFP FILE PHOTO

Beware the Ilocano vote—not just in the so-called Solid North but all over the country. Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday warned reelectionist senators who ratified the sin tax bill of a backlash from voters not only from northern Luzon but from their relatives and friends scattered all over the country.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

What ‘Da Real Macoy’ means to Ilocano folk

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A SECTION of the Marcos museum in Batac City features the year 1989 when strongman Ferdinand Marcos died in exile in Honolulu, Hawaii. This room features Marcos’ letters and some of his clothes. EV ESPIRITU

New generation of Ilocanos won’t remember the darkest years of Philippine history the way most Filipinos had breathed and lived during martial rule which Ilocos’ favorite son, Ferdinand Marcos, declared nearly 40 years ago. Every year when Ilocos Norte marks Marcos’ birth anniversary, the days of dictatorship continue to be obliterated in the minds of […]

Posted: September 11th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Filipinos in Cordillera, Cagayan regions are the top savers in country — NSCB

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Luzon regions with significant Ilocano migrations have been shown to have the highest volumes of individual savings in the latest study of the country’s leading data collector.

Posted: July 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ilocanos told being stingy holds promise

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A top official of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Ilocanos, who are widely known as stingy, could make a fortune by capitalizing on their propensity to save.

Posted: May 17th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ilocanos still want dictator Marcos finally buried in ‘Libingan’

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LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Philippines—Even the kailian (provincemates) of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos are displeased over his burial in his home province even if he is given military honors. Vice President Jejomar Binay had recommended to President Aquino that Marcos should be given full military honors but he should be buried in his home […]

Posted: June 22nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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