Candidates set to file COCs

POSTPONED BARANGAY, SK ELECTIONS THE Provincial Elections Office immediately relayed the memorandum from the Commission on Elections announcing the postponement of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on Oct. 23 to all 48 municipal and city election offices in Pangasinan for their guidance. “We had to transmit the memorandum of the chairman immediately because we heard many […]

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Operators’ greed blamed for high mortality of bangus

NO FISH KILL IN SUAL SUAL–Greed of fish cage operators led to “abnormally high mortality” of bangus (milkfish) raised in this town, the biggest bangus producer nationwide, over the weekend. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 1 Director Nestor Domenden said bangus operators overstocked their produce, from 45,000 pieces allowable only per cage […]

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Natividad, 7th town declared drug-free

ANDA, BURGOS NEXT AFTER complying with all the requirements of the Provincial and Regional Oversight Committee, Natividad has been officially declared the 7th drug free municipality in Pangasinan. Board Member Noel Bince (who represented Governor Amado Espino III) and representatives of the regional offices of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Department of Interior and Local […]

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Inter-agency body probes Ph Navy, Viet fishermen

CAPE BOLINAO INCIDENT LINGAYEN–A newly formed inter-agency committee has began investigating the incident that happened 34 nautical miles off Cape Bolinao involving the Philippine Navy patrol ship BRP Miguel Malvar and a Vietnamese fishing vessel in the early morning of September 23 and the death of two Vietnamese fishermen riddled with gunshot wounds in different […]

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SINAG lauds Lacson’s filing of complaint vs Faeldon, et al.

RICE SMUGGLING ROSALES—The Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (SINAG) has lauded the filing of economic sabotage charges against former Bureau of Customs (BOC) commissioner Nicanor Faeldon for alleged involvement in rice smuggling. Rosendo So, SINAG chairman, said Sen. Panfilo Lacson’s complaint against Faeldon is a test case for Republic Act No. 10845, otherwise known as “An […]

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