Fishery expert advocates mosquitofish to fight Dengue

BIOLOGICAL SOLUTION WITH controversies surrounding the Dengue vaccine – Dengvaxia and increasing number of suspected dengue cases in Pangasinan, the fisheries expert at the National Integrated Fisheries Technology and Development Center of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-NIFTDC) advocates the use of a “biological” but cheaper way to battle the virus-carrying mosquito. BFAR-NIFTDC Chief […]

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Mangaldan starts road widening projects

MANGALDAN – Several streets in the town will undergo rehabilitation starting March this year, according to a recent advisory issued by the municipal government. Scheduled for widening and rehabilitation are V. Magno St., P. De Guzman St., G. Visperas St., and the Bari diversion road, which is connected to the Pangasinan-La Union Inter Provincial Road. The rehabilitation projects are included in the […]

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Crackdown vs. noisy motorcycles, cars underway

DRAFT ORDINANCE FILED A PROPOSED ordinance declaring as public nuisance motorcycles and scooters that emit exceptionally loud, startling and annoying noise that affect public health, safety and peace was filed in the city council. Authored by Councilor Redford Erfe-Mejia, the proposed measure seeks to impose fines of P1,500 to the violators for the first offense, P3,000 for […]

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Calasiao mulls ordinance regulating firecrackers use

CALASIAO — The municipal council of Calasiao headed by Vice Mayor Mahadeva Das Mesina has approved on second reading a proposed ordinance regulating the sale, manufacture, distribution and use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices in the town. The proposed ordinance, filed by Councilor Jerald C. Navarro, is in line with the executive order issued by President Rodrigo Duterte […]

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Baby A denounces exploitative policy victimizing OFWs

THIRD District Rep. Rose Marie “Baby” Arenas denounced the pre-employment medical examinations for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) imposed by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries. In a privilege speech on Jan. 22, Arenas asked the Department of Health (DOH) to investigate and stop the implementation of the new system which she described as a tool […]

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