Editorial

Vote to stop illegal drugs IS Pangasinan winning the war on drugs? Not quite so. We are seeing some 296 drug personalities who believe they can still win in their election campaign despite the aggressive stance of the government against them.  Their audacity to believe they can still win speaks volume of their perceived continued […]

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EDITORIAL

Barangay evils: Drugs and corruption THERE is no more debate about illegal drugs, it being a major election issue in the coming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. The candidates themselves are cognizant of this. More than 98 percent already took drug tests as recommended by PDEA and the PNP to demonstrate that they are not […]

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EDITORIAL

A vindication and a lesson WE hail the decision of the Supreme Court upholding the decision of the Court of Appeals absolving former Provincial Administrator Rafael Baraan and former Provincial Housing and Urban Development Officer Alvin Bigay of administrative liability as determined by the  Ombudsman in 2014 over alleged illegal black sand mining. While The […]

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EDITORIAL

SK and drugs LAST week, a former chairman of a Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) unit in Manila was arrested in a buy-bust operation by the police. So wonder no more why we never heard of any barangay, town/city or the provincial chapter of the SK that denounced, at the very least, the lack or absence of […]

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EDITORIAL

Finally, hope for the youth SUDDENLY, and hopefully, Dr. Jose Rizal’s trite statement and idiom that spoke of his faith in the youth — “The youth is the hope of the motherland.” — will finally find true meaning in the next SK elections. For decades, the country took to the SK as the school for […]

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