Editorial

Collaboration for security THE dialogue (Muslim-Christian Peace Building Forum) initiated by the Moro communities in Pangasinan bodes well for the security and peace and order in Pangasinan. However, the assurances of close collaboration by the Moros with the police to ferret out sympathizers of the Maute-ISIS group in their midst should not lull the law […]

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Paging DSWD, CSWDs and MSWDs! IT’S back to school for the kids. Of course, it’s that yearly activity that parents and their kids don’t need to be reminded about. But it’s an important reminder for the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and city/municipal social welfare offices in Pangasinan! We need to call their […]

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Terrorism knows no boundaries WE note how some sectors in Luzon are loudly protesting the declaration of the martial law, using the experiences during the Marcos-era martial law as the main  argument. They do this without regard to the plight of the citizenry in Mindanao caught in the constant raging firefight between government forces and […]

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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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