Editorial

Unclogging = Decongestion MOST if not all jail facilities in the province, if not in the whole country, are overly congested. It is not unusual to hear of a facility built for 100 inmates occupied by 300 at the very least. The situation for our jails has been aggravated further when the war on drugs […]

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Remembering The PUNCH founder’s martyrdom THROUGH the following news and column accounts on May 21-24, 1966, we remember our founding editor-publisher, Ermin E. Garcia and the legacy he left behind for today’s SUNDAY PUNCH. The Saturday Chronicle, May 21, 1966 – “EDITOR SLAIN IN COLD BLOOD” Dagupan City, May 20 — Ermin Garcia, editor of […]

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E.O. 13 vs. Meridien’s jai-alai THE decision of the provincial prosecutor’s office to dismiss the complaint filed by the Dagupan office of the National Bureau of Investigation against the operators of the Meridien Vista Gaming Corp. off-fronton outlet in Urbiztondo dealt a serious blow to the campaign of the Duterte administration to stamp out illegal […]

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The vendors’ dilemma IN our view, if there’s one local government program that hits the nail on the head it’s the “Angat Pangkabuhayan Project 2017” of the Villasis government. For decades, the bane and boon of small vendors and entrepreneurs is access to credit. Without credit, they cannot hope to sell more, yet their easy […]

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Drowning can be prevented THE reported ten incidents of drowning in the province in rivers and beaches during the 4-day holiday in observance of the Holy Week is lamentable. It is one thing to be killed by a person who’s out to eliminate his victim and another to die because of one’s illness. These are […]

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