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  1. Northwind to put up solar project on wind farm lot in Bangui, Ilocos NorteRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Philippines Today

    Northwind Power Development Corporation is planning to put up a 2-Megawatts solar project in their wind farm lot in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, according to its Chairman of the Board Niels Jacobsen. "We are investigating on solar, because the area where we have phase 3 is away from the sea Where we are in phase 3 is a very nice area.


  2. EDC's 150-MW wind farm in Burgos, Ilocos Norte -- By Ira Pedrasa, ABS-CBNnews.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | ABS-CBN News

    LAOAG, Ilocos Norte Fifty wind turbines now dot a once rugged and snake-trap of a terrain that stretches over three barangays in Burgos, Ilocos Norte that rely on tourism and agriculture as their main sources of livelihood. First Gen's subsidiary, Energy Development Corp. , began transmitting 150 megawatts from its wind farm to the national grid in November last year, which will help alleviate the impending power crisis in Luzon.


  3. Timeless Ilocano culture, tradition highlights Laoag festival's grand paradeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Philippines Today

    A grand float parade depicting the Ilocano's timeless culture and tradition highlights this year's 19th Pamulinawen festival grand parade held Monday, Feb. 9 at the Provincial Capitol outdoor stage. A day before the February 10 feast of Saint William the Hermit, LaoagueA os including guests and visitors are eager to watch the parade of floats categorized into big and small floats that depict the Ilocanos' unique culture and tradition.


  4. Cebu paddles upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Sun-Star

    DRAGON ADVOCATES. General Carlos Holganza and Alfonso Alvarez discuss with Cebu media a plan for introducing dragon boat racing to Cebuanos.


  5. God bless you JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Sun-Star

    HE IS the all-around guard forward of a little known inter-bank basketball league in Davao City, our youngest son John Philip, who is celebrating his 28th Birthday today. When John was only a boy in the elementary, he went back to school one Monday morning with a hero's welcome from his classmates chanting John Philip, John Philip.


  6. Sabah's Big BikersRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Daily Express

    Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah Big Bikers Association represented Malaysia at the inaugural Cannonball 1,000 event in the Philippines recently. The event required bikers to go on a 1,178 kilometer journey covering a loop of northern Luzon in the Philippines within 24 hours.


  7. Honolulu Star-AdvertiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Nemesia Del Rosario Abanto Dec. 21, 2014 Nemesia Del Rosario Abanto, 96, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.


  8. Honolulu Star-AdvertiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Angel Pascual Agustin Dec. 24, 2014 Angel Pascual Agustin, 65, of Waipahu, a retired Island Ready Mix mechanic and welder, and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines.


  9. Ilocos town's pottery industry continues to bloomRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Philippines Today

    SAN NICOLAS, Ilocos Norte, Jan. 8 - Officials of this heritage town are continuously pursuing programs to make its local pottery industry more attractive to tourists and investors as well.. The pottery products, locally known in Ilocano term as "damili," is the registered One - Town - One - Product of San Nicolas town considering its unique heritage culture and art.


  10. Obituaries | 1-7-15Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | West Hawaii Today

    Editor's note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.


  11. Obituaries for January 7Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Gwyneth Benedict Agustin Borromeo, 13, of Waikoloa died Dec. 17 at Kona Community Hospital.


  12. Honolulu Star-AdvertiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Carmelo Pascual Agustin Nov. 26, 2014 Carmelo Pascual "Milong" Agustin, 77, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines.


  13. 8 dead in New Year's Day road accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    Eight persons died in separate road accidents in Isabela, Ilocos Norte, Misamis Oriental and Quezon on New Year's Day. The first accident occurred in Tagkawayan, Quezon when a passenger bus collided with a motorcycle on Quirino Highway at past midnight.


  14. Are banks open? Philippine banks' holiday schedule 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    LandBank said branches would be closed from December 24 to 26. All branches will be open on December 29. On January 2, only the LandBank Plaza Malate and Makati Business Center branches will be open. Dec. 24, 26, 30 and 31 Shortened hours for selected branches Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2015 All branches are closed Dec. 27 and 28 Regular banking day for weekend banking branches Dec. 29 Regular banking day for ALL branches Jan. 2, 2015 Shortened hours for selected branches Jan. 3 - 4, 2015 - Regular banking day for weekend banking branches For the complete listing of BDO branches open this holiday season, please refer to and .


  15. MDG Christmas caravan to distribute Noche Buena packages to poor families in Ilocos NorteRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Philippines Today

    A Christmas caravan packed with Noche Buena packages will be going around the province's poorest villages to distribute gift items in time for the Yuletide season. Initiated by the administration of Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, the Millenium Development Goals program of the provincial government has identified about 2,741 poorest of the poor families in the different cities and municipalities of Ilocos Norte as recipients for this year's MDG Christmas caravan.


  16. Support for Cannonball 1000 swellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Manila Bulletin

    Celebrities and some lucky participants of the Cannonball 1000 will get to drive the latest Jeep and Harley-Davidson models during the staging of the unique motorsports event slated next month. Organizer Joey Almeda will drive this rare Miata Coupe, a limited edition unit that is the only one of its kind in the Philippines.


  17. Honolulu Star-AdvertiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Manuel Leuie Guillermo Aquino Nov. 16, 2014 Manuel Leuie Guillermo Aquino, 72, of Lahaina, a purchasing agent for the Hyatt Regency, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines.


  18. Ilocos Hotels and Resort AccommodationsRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | PR Log

    Ilocos Hotels and Resort Accommodations. Look and Book Hotel and Resort Accomodations from Vigan City, Laoag City, Panagasinan and La Union PRLog - Nov. 26, 2014 - METRO MANILA, Philippines -- Experience a place where perfect nature,fun,enjoyment,adventure,utmost hospitality and history collides.


  19. Windfarm inaugurated to help avert power crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Sun-Star

    WITH the specter of blackouts to hit Luzon grid customers, Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. expects the inauguration of the 81-megawatt Caparispisan windfarm in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte to contribute toward easing the expected backlog of electricity come summer of 2015. Together with his sister, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos, Pagudpud Mayor Marlon Sales and Ayala executives, the senator led fellow Filipinos in inauguration rites in the coastal town of Barangay Caparispisan, located 72 kilometers from the Provincial Capitol of Laoag City.


  20. power lines -- Abs-CBN News Ilocos Norte footageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    Residents are asking why windmills' power lines cutting across properties in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, were set up without the consent of landowners. The Pagudpud-to-Laoag lines are expected to transmit electricity from the 80-megawatt Pagudpud wind farm to the Luzon grid.