Thursday, February 16, 2017

Miss Laoag City 2017


Mr. Laoag City 2017


Ms. ABC 2017


Bright prospects of coffee industry seen in PH

The attainment of the goals set in the country’s coffee roadmap is determined by public and private convergence thus, programs such as the 2nd Philippine Coffee Conference firms up stakeholder’s initiatives in promoting coffee as a national industry, Department of Trade and Industry-Regional Operations Group (DTI-ROG) Undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya said during the conference held last November 23-25, 2016 in Baguio City.

Ms. Maglaya explained that the government will provide technical support while the private sector will take the lead in what she refers to as “angat lahat” for shared responsibility while attaining inclusive growth.

Meanwhile, Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Executive Director Lorenzo Caranguian, said that the roadmap goal is also dependent on the right seed, right place, right price and right market.

With the theme “Nurturing the Coffee Industry Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Growth”, the two-day conference engaged the 800 participants from various sectors to a series of forums and interactions complete with a barista aided Coffee Pavilion that showcased various coffee products of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

In presenting the Philippine Coffee Roadmap for 2016-2022, Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries Chairman Dave Santos emphasized that there must be a comprehensive industrial strategy to enable agri-business, manufacturing and service firms to upgrade, thrive, and become catalysts and engines for sustained and inclusive growth.

Mr. Santos added the country must also align its goals to the World Coffee Vision 2020 “Collective Impact for Sustainable Coffee Communities” and capacitate producers to take advantage of the many opportunities of the industry.

“We need to promote the success of domestic firms in both the local and international markets that will lead to economic transformation by creating the proper environment and strengthening industries,” Mr. Santos explained.

On post-harvest handling and quality control of coffee, Dr. Manuel Diaz, Consultant of Coffee Quality Institute presented “The Science of Fine Robusta,” saying that Robusta Coffee will become the major source of coffee consumption globally. A known cupper and grader, Mr. Diaz claimed that Robusta is easier to tend to in farm, has a higher yield and is also less sensitive to insects.

Dr. Phan Viet Ha, the Head of Science Plan Department, Western Highlands Agriculture & Forestry Science of Vietnam discussed Vietnam’s Programs and Strategies on Coffee Production, Productivity and Processing. Dr. Ha said that Vietnam undertakes what he calls a research-oriented sustainable coffee production and coffee breeding which is a complete form of Integrated Crop Management (ICM).

The ICM, according to Dr. Ha, is a protocol applied for the coffee industry in various regions in Vietnam and his office pushes for the application of such protocols. One of Vietnam’s good practices, he added, is the use of mechanization and hi-tech applications in coffee production. (DTI)

Caps

Coffee toast. DTI-Cordillera Administrative Region (DTI-CAR) Regional Director Myrna P. Pablo. DTI-Regional Operations Group Undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya and Department of Agriculture-CAR's Regional Director Lorenzo Carangian raises their mugs leading 800 others during the 2nd Philippine Coffee Conference for the success of the Philippine coffee industry. (DTI photo)

Filipino youth unite for YSEALI ‘YOUnified’

Manila—Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) members in the Philippines marked the third anniversary of YSEALI by conducting youth-led community outreach projects in 33 locations across the country.  YSEALI YOUnified, held December 3, engaged 640 youth volunteers and more than 4,400 participants nationwide to advance the key YSEALI advocacies of civic engagement, economic development, education and the environment.  Projects included a mental health awareness program in Albay; outreach to survivors of Typhoon Lawin in Ilocos Norte; an underwater clean-up on Danjugan Island in Negros; a leadership camp with indigenous youth in Iloilo; English literacy sessions for out-of-school youth in Sulu; and an agri-entrepreneurship workshop for recent drug surrenderees in North Cotabato.

In Manila, the culminating YSEALI YOUnified event brought together almost 200 university student leaders to look at ways to work together to address challenges and opportunities for youth in marine conservation, social media, education and social entrepreneurship.  Addressing the audience, U.S. Ambassador-Designate to the Philippines Sung Kim reminded the students that “leadership also means public service and public welfare.”  He praised the determination of YSEALI members in the Philippines saying, “I think what you did today, engaging in various public service activities throughout the country, is a tremendous model of what leadership really means.”

YSEALI members from the other nine Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states also participated in the celebration by conducting additional 70 youth-led projects across Southeast Asia, engaging more than 9,000 participants. 

Launched in 2013, YSEALI is the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia.  Through a variety of programs and engagements, including U.S. educational and professional exchanges, regional workshops, in-country programs, and seed grants, YSEALI seeks to build the leadership capabilities of youth in the region, strengthen ties between the United States and Southeast Asia, and nurture an ASEAN community.  YSEALI focuses on critical topics identified by youth in the region, such as civic engagement, environmental and natural resources management, and entrepreneurship and economic development.  YSEALI now has more than 100,000 members across ASEAN and more than 15,000 in the Philippines alone.  More than 200 Filipinos have participated in YSEALI exchange programs to the U.S. and other Southeast Asian countries.  More than 20 Filipino YSEALI members have also received grant funding to implement their project ideas. (US embassy news)

Monday, February 13, 2017

885 farmers graduate in school-on-the-air program

By Leilanie G. Adriano
Staff reporter

BATAC CITY—Around 885 farmers from the different towns and cities of the province received their graduate certificate on December 19, 2016 at the Mariano Marcos State University’s Teatro Ilocandia following a three-month long school-on-the-air (SOA) program aired over the government-owned DWFB Radyo ng Bayan here.

Wearing green shirts and denim pants, graduates of the first province-wide radio school program stood tall as they took pride of their new knowledge, skills and experience acquired through listening and interactive communication with the radio host and invited technology experts and other resource speakers, sharing tips and various insights on garlic production and how to increase their income.

On September 14, 2016, at least 500 farmers were encouraged to enroll in the SOA and the number has almost doubled during the course of the program which runs from September to December.

Inspired by the Department of Agriculture through Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, who had earlier expressed support to the implementation of nationwide SOA to empower farmers and have easy access to latest agriculture innovations, the new course on garlic production and climate change are among the highlights of the radio program hosted by a Development Communication specialist, Mercy Gaño of the MMSU-Extension Directorate.

With invited resource speakers on garlic farming technology, including finance and budgeting, farmer-listeners were guided all through out just in time for the planting season, of garlic and sharing some tips how to mitigate the effect of climate change. Listeners were also taught essential tools or techniques on how to prepare a management plan and improve their farm budgeting skills.


With the success of the SOA program, facilitators said more courses will be introduced soon to educate more farmers on the latest farming breakthroughs and technologies needed for sustainable growth.

Notices for January 2, 2017

DEED OF ADJUDICATION AND DONATION
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the deceased FILOMENA DOMINGO, who died on June 7, 1980 at Laoag City, consisting of her one-half (½) share in Lot No. 13920 of the Laoag Cadastre covered by TCT No. T-021-2015000043 is hereby adjudicated by her heirs Juanito Bareng and Felix Bareng. Felix Bareng simultaneously donated his one-fourth (1/4) share in Lot No. 13920 to his son NICK KARL LLEWELLYN M. BARENG, as per Deed of Adjudication and Donation docketed as Doc. No. 351; Page No. 72; Book No. CCI; Series of 2016, dated November 11, 2016 of Notary Public AMEURFINA A. RESPICIO
Jan. 2, 9, 16, 2017*IT

DEED OF ADJUDICATION
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late DOLORES P. CUADRO consisting of her rights and interest of two (2) parcels of land designated as Lot Nos. 321013 and 320418 both of CAD-578 covered by OCT No. T-21634 and CARP 2014000195 containing an area of 720 sq.m. and 989 sq.m. with improvement erected on Lot No. 321013 both situated at Brgy. 5 Davila, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte and Peso and Dollar Accounts at the PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK-PASUQUIN BRANCH under the following Accounts described as follows: ATM Savings OFW Account Nos. 1597-8950-0015 and 1597-8950-0023; Wealth Multiplier Acct. No. 1597-8954-1100-0011, PB OFW Dollar Acct. No. 1597-8950-0049 and Top Dollar Acct. No. 1597-8504-5300-0011 has been adjudicated by her heir ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public ROXANNE LEE I. CASTRO as per Doc. No. 285; Page No. 57; Bk. No. XLII; S. of 2016.
Jan. 2, 9, 16, 2017*IT
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DEED OF EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE WITH SALE
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late LEONORA CRISTOBAL, BASILIO CRISTOBAL, AGUSTIN CRISTOBAL and PEDRO CRISTOBAL consisting of their rights and interest of a parcel of land designated as Lot 5 of the consolidation subdivision plan, (LRC) Psd-11002, being a portion of the consolidation of Lots 12928-B, 12928-C, and 12928-D, all described on plan, (LRC) Psd-106415, LRC Cad. Record No. 1206 covered by TCT No. T-8525 containing an area of 3,232 sq.m. situated in the Barrio of Santa Joaquina, City of Laoag has been adjudicated by their heirs extrajudicially and simultaneously sold a portion of the above-described parcel of land containing an area of 462 sq.m. to SPS. MICHAEL S. BASILIO and IRMA S. BASILIO ratified and acknowledged before Notary public NORBERTO A. MANUEL as per Doc. No. 190; Page No. 39; Bk. No. XLIV; S. of 2013.
Jan. 2, 9, 16, 2017*IT
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The Ilocos Times February 6-12, 2017

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Ilocos Norte hotel owners, managers to create group

LAOAG CITY—To complement the aggressive tourism campaign efforts of the provincial government to lure more tourists here, hotel owners and managers are expected to organize themselves as a federation.

By doing so, Aianree Raquel, head of the Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) said, will enable tourists and visitors to enjoy quality service and avoid operation of fly-by-night accommodation facilities, which are not accredited by the Department of Tourism.

Over the past four years, Ilocos Norte’s booming tourism industry created a lot of opportunities to its residents. However, with the increasing number of un-accredited budget tour operators, transients and home stays particularly in the vicinity of Laoag, Raquel said this is causing a problem among licensed hotel and resort owners here.

“We really need to have a solid stand on regulation—to standardize rates with the cooperation of private stakeholders so can control prizes,” he said as he cited the spillover of tourists visiting the province goes to tourism-accredited tourism facilities and there is now an apparent nose diving rates of tour packages caused by fly-by-night operators.

The PTO met with the hotel owners and managers to discuss with them the province’s long term plans on tourism development and how they could possibly work together to sustain   tourism and economic growth.

Once organized, the PTO is encouraging restaurant, hotel and other tourism facility owners in the province to open up partnership with the government and other investors to ensure excellent service to customers.

“This is our first step as we are expanding rapidly,” said Mr. Raquel as he reported the provincial government looks forward to a more extensive product development and marketing efforts targeting the increase of domestic tourist arrivals including Chinese and Ilocano balikbayans.


To date, Ilocos Norte has accredited over 2,600 rooms in the entire province with about 64 percent return visitors. Most of the hotels in the province are also expanding while other investors are into the construction of more hotels and some are opening new restaurants. (PNA)

San Nicolas wins DOH Sandugo Award

San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte—The Department of Health (DOH) regional office has awarded the Municipality of San Nicolas a Plaque of Recognition for their commemorative performance, commitment and active involvement in the promotion of voluntarily blood donation towards the achievement of National Blood Services.

Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office officer Ryan Rollaine Simon received the award in San Fernando City, La Union on December 2, 2016.

San Nicolas Mayor Alfredo “Boying” Valdez Jr. said the award was given in connection with one of his pet projects, the “Sandugo Program.”

The said program enjoins groups here to hold bloodletting activities.

The mayor said the town’s tricycle association, teachers’ group, the 4Ps beneficiaries as well as barangay officials are constant joiners of the program.

San Nicolas is a past national awardee also for the same program. (Dominic B. dela Cruz)

A year of death

FROM MUHAMMAD Ali to David Bowie to Prince to Allan Rickman to Craig Sager and to, most recently, George Michael and Carrie Fisher, 2016 has terribly become a year of deaths.
 
Closer to home, President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s “war on drugs” have so far yielded 6,206 deaths—as per Rappler account. Of the total, 2,157 were killed in police operations while 4,049 were killed vigilante-style.

But 2016 proved to be not just a year for literal death; it displayed more so the death of sensibilities, morality, common sense and empathy.

We cheer the deaths of illegal drug trade suspects—both alleged users and pushers; while we also gnaw at our fingernails hoping and praying that we and our loved ones are spared from either being collateral damage or simply being suspected then killed.

We nonchalantly spew thoughts that those who died deserved their violent deaths; yet we feel the chill of understanding that we—or our family members and friends—may be next.

We continue to support the “war on drugs”, at least based on nationwide surveys; yet at the same time we express apprehension that anyone of us might fall prey to either police bullets or to the impunity of vigilante killers.

Sadly, we have become a country and a people of contradiction.

And in the confusion, we have blurred the line between right and wrong; we no longer know the difference between justified and overkill; and we have lost hope in our country’s democratic processes that we have either passively and actively surrendered to the law of violence, guns and deaths.

To top it off, we have succumbed to machinations of the powers-that-be; fanatically believing every words uttered; manically accepting what should be absurd reasoning as gospel truth; and blindly following the lead of an egomaniacal mad man whose sole intent is to accumulate power and be the center of everything.

And nothing much else.

The deaths of those icons would surely change the world as we know it.

And the deaths of our fellow Filipinos in Mr. Duterte’s war may only hurt those who knew and loved them.

But it is in this instance that we should all understand that we are all slowly losing our collective soul as a people and a nation.

And we are all slowly succumbing to the rumor-mongering; to the hateful “if you’re not with us you’re against us” mentality that is being espoused; and to the fanaticism being preached by paid hacks who simply want us to believe without reservation—and without real basis.


In the end, the death of our collective consciousness and our comatose critical-thinking ability will even be worse than physical death.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Philippine Coastguard to set up station in Pasuquin (Ilocos Norte)

By Leilanie G. Adriano
Staff reporter

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte—The Philippine Coastguard (PCG) is set to construct a ₱3 million building of in the coastal barangay of Davila here.

Pasuquin Vice Mayor Pedro Rex Aguinaldo confirmed this as he reported that the town council is set to approve the budget in the form of a donation from the Philippine Coastguard through the Department of Transportation and Communication.

Apart from the building, another 10-million is being eyed for the establishment of a lighthouse here to guide fishers while at sea.

In Ilocos Norte, the main station of the Philippine Coastguard is located in Currimao in the second district of the province. To speed up delivery of services particularly in search and rescue operations and enforcement of maritime laws, the proposed PCG station in the first district of Ilocos Norte is needed.

For the meantime, the PCG has set up a temporary station in this town to monitor the illegal fishing activities here.

Local fishers here had been complaining about the rampant poaching activities of foreign fishing vessels that have resulted in declining catch compared to previous years.

With limited resources from the PCG such as mere five-meter aluminum motor boat to go after and apprehend these foreign fishing vessels spotted approximately 20 miles from the shoreline of Pasuquin, local authorities here have sought the help of the Philippine Navy to help patrol the area.


With the construction of a new PCG station and a lighthouse, residents here hope illegal poachers will be apprehended the soonest possible time.

Laoag City cops nab Bacarra teacher

LAOAG CITY—As the nationwide “war on drugs” shifts to higher gear, the police here arrested a Bacarra school teacher on December 3, 2016 for possession of illegal drugs and ammunition.

Using a search warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 13 Judge Philip Salvador, elements of the Laoag police implemented the operation against Jemcefen G. Luis, a.k.a. “Kawatog” and “Mistro” at his Brgy. Barit (55-A) residence.

Mr. Luis is 39 years old, married and a public school teacher in Pasiocan Elementary School on Bacarra, Ilocos Norte.

As the search warrant operation was being implemented, Mr. Luis suddenly displayed heart attack symptoms and was rushed to the Gov. Roque B. Ablan Sr. Memorial Hospital. He was in stable condition.

Seized during the said operation were 5 live ammunition for caliber .38 pistol; 8 pieces of small heat-sealed plastic sachet containing suspected shabu; 1 medium sized plastic sachet containing suspected marijuana; and 1 roll of aluminum foil.

The Laoag police disclosed that Mr. Luis is “High Value Target Level 2” personality.


The search was witnessed by the barangay’s officials and media practitioners. (Dominic B. dela Cruz)

DAR Ilocos Norte holds credit management seminar



Engr. Vic M. Ines, OIC Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II, explains that the credit management seminar prepares the agrarian reform beneficiaries organizations to become credit conduits of the Land Bank of the Philippines. (Jopo Guerrero)
Under its Agrarian Production Credit Program (APCP), the provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Ilocos Norte recently held a credit management and capacity-based lending seminar.
It was attended by the officers of different Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations (ARBOs) in the province, particularly the Bacarra Norte Farmers Agrarian Reform Cooperative, Sanjera de Padual Irrigators Association of Sarrat, Madamag River Farmers Irrigators Association of Dingras and Camanga Upland Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative of Badoc.
The two-day activity aims to train ARBOs on credit discipline and financial management and instruct them on how to save, pay loans on time and to better handle their finances.
Engr. Vic M. Ines, OIC Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer II, said the seminar is a part of their transition credit program designed to prepare ARBOs to become credit conduits of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP).
Through the ARBOs, the LBP grants loans to farmers to help them purchase agricultural implements for their corn and palay production.
“We will teach them how to settle their financial duties and responsibilities diligently,” Ines said.
The topics discussed in the seminar modules include the concepts and principles of credit, credit practices in cooperatives, causes and effects of delinquency and systems of capacity-based lending.
The lectures and workshops were given by trainers from the Program Beneficiaries Development Division (PBDD) of DAR Ilocos Norte.

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BARD NOTES: Happy bard-reading to Ilocos Norte Governor Imee R. Marcos, Laoag City Mayor Chevylle V. Farinas, Laoag City Vice Mayor Michael V. Farinas, Ilocos Norte Provincial Treasurer Josephine P. Calajate, INWD General Manager John Teodoro, Dr. Miramar Bumanglag, DAR-Ilocos Norte OIC PARPO II Vic M. Ines, DAR-Ilocos Norte CAO Rudy Acacio and PNB Laoag Branch Manager Metty V. Guerrero.
Greeting also to the employees of AMA Laoag, DAR Ilocos Norte, DepEd Laoag, Vertext Handyphones, PNB Laoag and the residents of Barangay 6, San Agustin, Laoag City.



Batac government donation to prosecutor’s office

Batac mayor Albert D. Chua personally hands over two laptop units and a printer to Batac City prosecutor Valentin Pascua. Aside from this, the Batac government also extended financial assistance for the prosecutor’s office building. (Doms dela Cruz)

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Ilocos Times January 30-February 5, 2017

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Notices for January 16, 2017

RA Form No. 10.1 (LCRO)
Republic of the Philippines
Local Civil Registry Office
Province of Ilocos Norte
Municipality of Sarrat

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
          In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. Act No. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that ENGRACIA GANAL BUMANGLAG has filed with this Office a petition for change of first name from ENGRACIA ALMA to ENGRACIA in the birth certificate of ENGRACIA ALMA G. BUMANGLAG who was born on April 16, 1967 at Sarrat, Ilocos Norte and whose parents are RAFAEL BUMANGLAG and CRISELDA GANAL.
          Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than January 30, 2017.

(SGD) JOAN A. DUQUE
Municipal Civil Registrar
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Publication Notice
R.A. 10172
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
CCE-0003-2017                                                                        January 12, 2017

          In compliance with the publication requirement and pursuant to OCRG Memorandum Circular No. 2013-1 Guidelines on the Implementation of Administrative Order No. 1 Series of 2012 (IRR on R.A. 10172), Notice is hereby served to the public that JUDITH VICTORINA VILLA IBEA has filed with this Office a petition for correction of entry in sex from “Male” to “Female” in the Certificate of Live Birth of JUDITH VICTORINA VILLA IBEA at Badoc, Ilocos Norte and whose parents are NICANOR A. IBEA and WILMA T. VILLA.
          Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than January 30, 2017.
         
(SGD) PABLO M. REYES
Municipal Civil Registrar
Jan. 16-22, 23-29, 2017*IT
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RA Form No. 10.1 (LCRO)
Republic of the Philippines
Local Civil Registry Office
Province: Ilocos Norte
Municipality: Pasuquin

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
          In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. Act No. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that IRENEO C. CACAL has filed with this Office a petition for change of first name from ANICETO to IRENEO in the birth certificate of ANICETO CACAL who was born on January 27, 1953 at Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte and whose parents are CATALINO CACAL and VICTORIA CACAL.
          Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than January 30, 2017.

(SGD) FELIZA C. RATUITA
Municipal Civil Registrar
Jan. 16-22, 23-29, 2017*IT
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RA Form No. 10.1 (LCRO)
Republic of the Philippines
Local Civil Registry Office
Province of Ilocos Norte
Municipality of Badoc

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
          In compliance with Section 5 of R.A. Act No. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that MARIETA TORRALBA SAUPAN has filed with this Office a petition for change of first name from MARIA to MARIETA in the birth certificate of MARIA B. TORRALBA who was born on August 15, 1962 at Badoc, Ilocos Norte and whose parents are JUAN TORRALBA and LEONORA BERMUDEZ.
          Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than January 30, 2017.

(SGD) PABLO M. REYES
Municipal Civil Registrar
Jan. 16-22, 23-29, 2017*IT
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NOTICE OF ADJUDICATION AND ABSOLUTE SALE
Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late PATRICIA DOMINGO and MIGUEL JULIAN consisting of their interest in Lot No. 15043 of the Cadastral Survey of Laoag covered by T.C.T. No. T-22834, has been the subject of the Deed of Adjudication and Absolute Sale by their heir, as per Deed of Adjudication and Absolute Sale, designated as Doc. No. 252; Page No. 51; Book No. CCCLXXII; Series of 2014 of Notary Public ATTY. JUAN CONRADO A. RESPICIO II
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT

DEED OF ADJUDICATION
Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late LOLITA ADOLFO DOMINGO consisting of a bank account with the BANCO DE ORO-LAOAG CITY BRANCH under Savings Account No. 0960174524 has been adjudicated by her heirs ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public ISIDRO CORPUZ as per Doc. No. 467; Page No. 94; Bk. No. CCXXIV; S. of 2016.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT
Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late ANDRES PAULINO A. PASCUAL and NICOLETA C. PASCUAL consisting of a bank account with RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORPORATION, BATAC BRANCH under Savings Account No. 01305445777 and two (2) parcels of land designated as Lot Nos. 2965 and 2960 under TD Nos. 05-031-00325 and 05-031-00320 containing an area of 1,159.60 sq.m. and 1,752 sq.m both located at Brgy. 27-W Naguirangan, Batac, Ilocos Norte has been adjudicated by their heirs extrajudicially ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public DA VINCI M. CRISOSTOMO as per Doc. No. 272; Page No. 56; Bk. No. CCCXXVIII; S. of 2017.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF ADJUDICATION
Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late BRENDA NECITAS J. CORCORO consisting of a bank deposits as co-depositor at the PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK, PASUQUIN BRANCH, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte under Peso Savings Deposit Nos. 1558-7894-0000-0015; 1558-7890-0019 and 5722-2770-0018 and Dollar Time Deposit under Certificate of Time Deposit No. B-310956 has been adjudicated by her heirs ratified and acknowledged before Notary public MA. GOLDA G. ARQUILLO as per Doc. No. 181; Page No. 37; Bk. No. XIII; S. of 2016.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE
Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late PEDRO BARENG EUGENIO consisting of three (3) parcels of land designated as Lot Nos. 22813, 22425 and 22431 covered by OCT No. P-58847 under TD Nos. 14-0023-00426, 14-0023-00439 and 14-0023-00446 containing an area of 2,142 sq.m., 4,059 sq.m. and 1,263 sq.m. all located in Brgy. 16, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte and a bank deposits maintained at PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK-LAOAG BRANCH, Laoag City under PNBIG Savings Private Account Nos. 1510710400000018 and 1510710400000030 has been adjudicated by his heirs ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public ADEL CRISTINA Z. DIÑO as per Doc. No. 15; Page No. 04; Bk. No. XIV; S. of 2017.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF EXTRAJUDICIAL SETTLEMENT WITH SPECIAL POWER OF ATTORNEY
Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late SANTOS HERNANDO BARIT, MIGUEL HERNANDO BARIT, JULIANA HERNANDO BARIT, TEODORA B. REYES, EUGENIA B. ACNAM and AMBROCIO N. BARIT consisting of their undivided shares of a parcel of land designated as Lot No. 6102 of the Laoag Cadastre covered by OCT No. 0-196 containing an area of 18,980 sq.m. with the improvements thereon situated in the Barrio of Bengcag, Municipality of Laoag has been the subject of Deed of Extrajudicial Settlement with Special Power of Attorney executed by their heirs ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public DAVID C. FREZ as per Doc. No. 31; Page No. 8; Bk. No. III; S. of 2015 and LEO COFINCO Notary Public of California, Los Angeles County authenticated by MARY JOY B. RAMIREZ, Consul of the Republic of the Philippines in the City of Los Angeles, California as per Doc. No. 6624; Page No. 64; S. of 2015.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF ADJUDICATION WITH DONATION INTER VIVOS
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late BENIDO Q. NEFALAR consisting of a parcel of land designated as Lot No. 12610-P 12357-P under TD No. 14-010-00535 containing an area of 686 sq.m. (Uncultivated) 250 sq.m. (Res.) with residential house and commercial building erected thereon located at Brgy. Paratong, Paoay, Ilocos Norte has been the subject of Deed of Adjudication with Donation Inter Vivos executed by his heir ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public DA VINCI A. CRISOSTOMO as per Doc. No. 488; Page No. 99; Bk. No. CCXIV; S. of 2016.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF ADJUDICATION
Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late ANDRES RAMOS consisting of his rights, interest and participation of seven (7) parcels of land designated as Lot Nos. 2882-A, Psd-01-064074, being a portion of Lot 2882, Cad. 307-D, 2089-P, Cad-01-009781-D equivalent to Lot 23072, Cad-307-D, 2072, 2909, 4926, 2900 and 13699 all of San Nicolas Cadastre with a residential building erected on Lot No. 2089-P covered by TCT No. T-24341 and Katibayan ng Orihinal na Titulo Blg. P-79339 under TD Nos. 2041-19-021-00142, 2014-19-005-00420, 2014-19-005-00433, 2014-19-005-00434, 2014-19-021-00726, 2014-19-021-00090 and 2014-19-021-3358 containing an area of 4,444 sq.m., 281 sq.m., 622 sq.m., 122 sq.m., 1,165 sq.m., 72 sq.m. and 1,124 sq.m situated in Brgy. Payas, Brgy. San Eugenio and Brgy. San Marcos all of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte respectively has been adjudicated by his heir ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public FRANCISCO A. MUSNI as per Doc. No. 173; Page No. 35; Bk. No. LXXXIV; S. of 2016.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF ADJUDICATION WITH SALE
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late SPS. LAZARO BATACAN and FLORENTINA BATACAN consisting of their rights, interest and participation of twenty two (22) parcels of land designated as Lot Nos. 5785, 6101, 7675, 7558, 8300, 7669, 7555, 6091, 6094, 6093, 7641, 7647, 7478, 6085, 7642, 6103, 6122, 7612, 7640-A, of the subdivision plan Psd-1-00777, being a portion of Lot 7640, 7613-C-1, Psd-01-051330, being a portion of Lot 7613-C, Psd-01-00777, L.R.C. Rec. No. 1189, 7613-C-3, Psd-01—51330, being a portion of Lot 7613-C, Psd-01-00777, L.R.C. Rec. No. 1189, 7613-C-3, Psd-01-051330, being a portion of Lot 7613-C, Psd-01-00777, L.R.C. Rec. No. 1189 and 6099 covered by TCT Nos. 924, T-17053, (T-3199)-1432, (T-4407)-2090, (T-4403)-2088, (T-4405)-2089, T-10518, T-5716, (T-10148)-4852, T-10042, T-7791, T-6459, OCT No. 23194, TCT Nos. T-10519, T-15313, T-33700, T-33702 and (T-10161)-4859 containing an area of 2,564 sq.m., 1,960 sq.m., 516 sq.m., 634 sq.m., 456 sq.m., 236 sq.m., 193 sq.m., 1,036 sq.m., 730 sq.m., 723 sq.m., 1,760 sq.m., 736 sq.m., 1,349 sq.m., 1,861 sq.m., 3,303 sq.m., 3,519 sq.m., 5,446 sq.m., 2,309 sq.m., 1,576 sq.m., 2,620 sq.m., 329 sq.m. and 983 sq.m. with residential house erected on Lot Nos. 7611 and 7612 all situated in the Barrio of Bengcag (now Tangid), Laoag City has been adjudicated by their heris and simultaneously sold the entirety of Lot No. 7640-A to JANER M. SANTOS married to JANE SANTOS and the entirety of Lot 7647 to GLEND G. BOLO married to CAROL BOLO ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public FRANCISCO A. MUSNI as per Doc. No. 170; Page No. 34; Bk. No. LXXVIII: S. of 2016.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF ADJUDICATION WITH SALE
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late ROMULO DULDULAO consisting of his right and interest of a parcel of land designated as Lot No. 87 of the DINGRAS CADASTRE covered by TCT No. T-16308 containing an area of 6,3999 sq.m. situated in the Barrio of Parado, Municipality of Dingras has been adjudicated by his heirs and simultaneously sold the entirety of the above-described parcel of land to SPS. EDUARDO P. SEBASTIAN and CORAZON A. SEBASTIAN ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public FRANCISCO A. MUSNI as per Doc. No. 376; Page No. 76; Bk. No. LXXVI; S. of 2016.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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DEED OF ADJUDICATION AND ABSOLUTE SALE OF A PORTION OF LAND
Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late SOLEDAD ABIVA consisting of her right and interest in a parcel of land designated as Lot No. 8144 of the Laoag Cadastre covered by TCT No. T-10144 containing an area of 1,066 sq.m. located at Brgy. 49-B Raraburan, Laoag City has been adjudicated by her heirs and simultaneously sold a portion of the above-described parcel of land containing an area of 577 sq.m. to LYKA RAISA LUIS ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public LUCIANO R. CARAANG as per Doc. No. 118; Page No. 24; Bk. No. CXXXIII; S. of 2016.
Jan. 16, 23, 30, 2017*IT
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Marcos town celebrates 3rd Pinakbet Festival

MARCOS, Ilocos Norte—Taking pride of this town’s favorite Ilocano dish, locally known as pinakbet, a mix of indigenous vegetables steamed in fish sauce, residents here ushered the opening of the third Pinakbet festival.

“Pinakbet” came from the contracted Ilokano word ‘pinakebbetwhich means “shrunk” or “shriveled.”

As a way of thanksgiving, the Pinakbet festival is a repository of the towns “ani” [harvest] festival being celebrated every month of March but this was later moved to December to accommodate more balikbayans wanting to join the festivity.

Residents in this agricultural town derived most of their income from the harvest of high value crops, including rice, tobacco and corn as staple crops.

This year, the week-long festivity highlighted a grand parade around the town plaza and a pinakbet cook fest at the municipal gymnasium to showcase the best pinakbet in town. A boodle fight followed suit.

Earlier, a fun run was participated by various groups of public and private organizations.

Marcos town is a fourth class municipality of Ilocos Norte with more than 15,000 population or 3, 059 households based on latest census.


The town was named after the late Assemblyman Don Mariano Marcos, father of former president Ferdinand E. Marcos. It was formally separated from its mother municipality on September 11, 1963 which coincided with the birth of the late president. (Leilanie G. Adriano)

Notices for December 26, 2016

RA Form No. 10.1 (LCRO)
Republic of the Philippines
Local Civil Registry Office
Province: ILOCOS NORTE
Municipality of Vintar

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
          In compliance with Section 5 of RA Act No. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that ANTONIO GAPUZAN ACACIO has filed with this Office a petition for change of first name from ANTONIO FERDINAND to ANTONIO in the birth cerficate of ANTONIO GAPUZAN ACACIO who was born on November 20, 1953 at Vintar, Ilocos Norte and whose parents are AGUSTIN ACACIO and MAXIMINA GAPUZAN.
          Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than January 9, 2017.

(SGD) MENELEO JOEY J. LEAÑO
Municipal Civil Registrar
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RA Form No. 10.1 (LCRO)
Republic of the Philippines
Local Civil Registry Office
Province of Ilocos Norte
Municipality of Sarrat

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
          In compliance with Section 5 of RA Act No. 9048, a notice is hereby served to the public that MARILYN JANET BOLONG BUL-LALAYAO has filed with this Office a petition for change of first name from MARILYN to MARILYN JANET in the birth certificate of MARILYN RESPICIO BULONG who was born on 18 January 1965 at Sarrat, Ilocos Norte and whose parents are ANDRES BULONG and MARTINA RESPICIO.
          Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than January 9, 2017.

(SGD) JOAN A. DUQUE
Municipal Civil Registrar
Dec. 26-Jan. 1, Jan. 2-8, 2017*IT
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Publication Notice
R.A. 10172
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
CCE-0071-2016
December 10, 2016
          In compliance with the publication requirement and pursuant to OCRG Memorandum Circular No. 2013-1 Guidelines on the Implementation of Administrative Order No. 1 Series of 2012 (IRR on R.A. 10172), Notice is hereby served to the public that CRISENN ERICE PEPITO has filed with this Office a petition for correction of entry in sex from “MALE” to “FEMALE” in the Certificate of Live Birth of CRISENN E. PEPITO at Badoc, Ilocos Norte and whose parents are SATURNINO A. PEPITO and OFELIA ERICE.
          Any person adversely affected by said petition may file his written opposition with this Office not later than January 9, 2017.

(SGD) PABLO M. REYES
Municipal Civil Registrar
Dec. 26-Jan. 1, Jan. 2-8, 2017*IT
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DEED OF SELF-ADJUDICATION
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the deceased SPS. LUCIANO RAYMUNDO and CARIDAD JACINTO-RAYMUNDO consisting of a parcel of land designated as Lot No. 11916 of the Laoag Cadastre with improvements thereon covered by TCT No. T-5853 containing an area of 4,509 sq.m. situated in the Barrio of Santa Maria, City of Laoag has been adjudicated by their heir ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public NORBERTO A. MANUEL as per Doc. No. 434; Page No. 88; Bk. No. XL; S. of 2012.
Dec. 26, 2016 Jan. 2, 9, 2017*IT

DEED OF ADJUDICATION
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the deceased BENJAMIN J. ALBANO, ANASTACIO ALBANO, FRANCISCO ALBANO, PEDRO A. ALBANO, EPIFANIA J. ALBANO, TOMAS A. ALBANO, GREGORIA ALBANO, JUAN ALBANO, EUSTAQUIO ALBANO, RICARDO ALBANO, VICTORIA ALBANO-DOCTOLERO, FILOMENA V. ALBANO, MANUEL ALBANO, MAGDALENA ROOT, MAURO ALBANO, EUSEBIO ALBANO and FEDERICO ALBANO consisting of a parcel of land designated as Lot No. 17200 of the Laoag Cadastre with improvements thereon covered by OCT No. 0-1936 containing an area of 1,466 sq.m. situated at the Barrio of Vira, Municipality of Laoag has been adjudicated by their heirs ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public ADEL CRISTINA Z. DIÑO as per Doc. No. 281; Page No. 57; Bk. No. VI; S. of 2015.
Dec. 26, 2016 Jan. 2, 9, 2017*IT
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DEED OF ADJUDICATION AND WAIVER OF RIGHTS
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the deceased RUPERTO M. SANTOS, JR. consisting of a bank account with the METROBANK, LAOAG CITY BRANCH under Savings Acct. No. 140-3-14037810-1 has been the subject of Deed of Adjudication and Waiver of Rights executed by his heir in favor of CLARITA UNCIANO CARDENAS ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public JUAN CONRADO A. RESPICIO II as per Doc. No. 374; Page No. 75; Bk. No. CDXL; S. of 2016.
Dec. 26, 2016 Jan. 2, 9, 2017*IT
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DEED OF ADJUDICATION AND PARTITION
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late PABLO A. RATUITA married to VALENTINA A. RATUITA consisting of their undivided share of two (2) parcels of land designated as Lot Nos. 11522 and 11250 both of CAD 578 Pasuquin Cadastre covered by OCT Nos. E-6361 and E-6362 containing an area of 1,790 sq.m. and 29,067 sq.m. both located in Brgy. #13 Naglicuan, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte has been the subject of Deed of Adjudication and Partition executed by their heirs ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public ELENA MAYE S. QUITOLA as per Doc. No. 117; Page No. 24; Bk. No. X; S. of 2014.
Dec. 26, 2016 Jan. 2, 9, 2017*IT
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AFFIDAVIT OF ADJUDICATION
          Notice is hereby given that the intestate estate of the late MARINA V. RATUITA and FEBE V. RATUITA a.k.a AGUSTINA RATUITA consisting of their share of two (2) parcels of land designated as Lot Nos. 11522 and 11250 both of CAD 578 Pasuquin Cadastre covered by OCT Nos. E-6361 and E-6362 containing an area of 1,790 sq.m. and 29,067 sq.m. both located in Brgy. #13 Naglicuan, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte has been adjudicated by their heir ratified and acknowledged before Notary Public MA. GOLDA G. ARQUILLO as per Doc. No. 326; Page No. 66; Bk. No. VIII; S. of 2015.
Dec. 26, 2016 Jan. 2, 9, 2017*IT

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