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Former Ilocos Norte Vice Governor Nalupta passes away

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Former Ilocos Norte Vice Governor Mariano Nalupta Jr. died after a heart attack at the Philippine Heart Center in Quezon City on Tuesday, the family announced here. He was 69.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Classes suspended in Ilocos Norte due to heavy rain—Pagasa

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Heavy rainfall brought about by the southwest monsoon prompted Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos to suspend classes in the elementary and secondary levels on Thursday.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rare wetland bird spotted in Ilocos Norte

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Photo contributed by Tonji and Sylvia Ramos

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), a bird rarely seen in the Philippines, was identified last June 2 in Saud, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte by volunteers from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP) taking part in a bird-migration research. This is the first time that this bird species was photographed in mainland Luzon.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4.1 quake jolts Ilocos Norte

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A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck off Laoag City in northern province of Ilocos Norte at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

The mysterious annual ritual of the pigeons of Pasuquin

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SYLVIA RAMOS/Contributed photo

Between six and eight in the morning last June 3 on the rocky shoreline of Dilavo in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, the rarely seen Spotted Imperial Pigeons started arriving. Witnesses to the unique event were a contingent from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines led by Ilocos Norte-based birdwatchers Dr. Pete Calope and Richard Ruiz and representatives from local government units and the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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