Punchline

At the crossroads with Al and Manding By Ermin Garcia Jr.   MAYOR Al Fernandez and I never really worked together in local politics. But there were two instances when I crossed his path in politics, two events that perhaps made him a fixture in Dagupan politics. The first time was when I found myself […]

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G Spot

“Pepe” de sarapen, de kutsilyo de “dede”sen By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo   SA daloy ng “pagsisilbi” mo sa gobyerno, merong kanya-kanyang haka-haka kung bakit takot ang Pangulong ikaw ay kastiguhin. Malaking bagay ang naitulong mo sa pagkapanalo niya bilang Presidente. Pero hindi iyon ang katuwiran, dahil marami nang sinibak ang Pangulo na nakatulong din sa […]

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Sports Eye

‘It’s not just the triumph, but the try’ By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE earlier much-talked withdrawal of our national basketball team to this year’s Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games in Indonesia slated on August 18 – September 2 produced not only ugly reactions but frustration among Filipino basketball buffs. Netizens decried the pronouncement of the national […]

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Punchline

The loud bang at the senate By Ermin Garcia Jr.   LAST Wednesday, what was thought to be another dull and uneventful hearing at the Senate, turned out to be as explosive as the day DU30 was declared a runaway winner in the 2016 elections. Atty. Glenn Chong, a former congressman and a staunch advocate […]

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General Admission

Unpredictable SMB-Ginebra PBA Finals By Al S. Mendoza   THIS was written hours before Game 4 was to start between San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra on Friday, August 3. Tyranny of deadline, they say. Both teams  are presently battling for the PBA Commissioner’s Cup in a best-of-seven series. As I write this, San Miguel […]

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