Solid waste commission hails Dagupan’s initiatives

THE commissioner of the National Solid Waste Management Commission hailed the agreement that the Dagupan City government entered into with Procter and Gamble for the construction of a Waste to Energy facility. “Dagupan City has proven local government officials wrong who fail to act on their garbage problem citing huge expenses to be incurred in […]

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Loss of billions in resources, complications cited

IF BARANGAY, SK ELECTIONS ARE POSTPONED UNLESS Congress orders postponement anew, the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections scheduled on October 23, it’s all systems go for the local offices of the Commission on Elections in Pangasinan. Provincial Elections Supervisor Marino Salas said there are 2.4 million voters in Pangasinan, increasing by close to 80,000 from […]

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BFAR urges widespread use of mosquito fish

BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF MOSQUITOES USE mosquito fish instead of using chemicals to fight mosquitoes. This advice was reiterated by Dr. Westley Rosario, head of BFAR – National Integrated Fisheries Technology Development Center. He advised the public to use biological control through dispersal of more mosquito fish in stagnant waters because it is the most effective biological […]

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Pangasinan supports ‘ Brigada Marawi’

LINGAYEN—Pangasinan schools have responded positively to the Department of Education’s Project Bridgada Marawi which seeks to rehabilitate and clean the premises of damaged school buildings in Marawi City as a result of the fighting between government forces and Maute terrorists that is still going on in that city. Education Assistant Secretary Tomasino Umali confirmed the response as he renewed […]

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PANGASINAN FOR BRIGADA MARAWI

PANGASINAN FOR BRIGADA MARAWI – DepeEd Asst. Sec. Tonisito Umali (extreme left) cites the support of Pangasinan schools through Region 1 for Brigada Marawi launched by DepEd Sec. Leonor Briones and headed by Usec. Alain Pascua during the special KBP Forum last Thursday in Lingayen. Others in photo are DepEd Region 1 Director Dr. Alma Ruby Torio, Pangasinan 1 […]

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DepEd provides psycho-social interventions in Marawi

LINGAYEN—The Department of Education (DepEd) is providing psycho-social interventions to teaching and non-teaching personnel as well as displaced learners following the still ongoing Marawi siege. DepEd Assistant Secretary Tonisito Umali told KBP Forum last week that they are utilizing teachers to help displaced learners. “Of the more or else 30,000 displaced learners both from Marawi […]

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