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Pangasinenses to back Kapunan for senate By Jun Velasco   “To party with friends and the wealthy is meaningless and a waste; invite the poor, the unfortunate  and the infirmed, and you will be blessed,” – Gospel   IN a 2-hour talk before the Amazing Grace congregation in Brgy. Malued, Dagupan, we recalled our boyhood […]

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‘Time we share’ By Jun Velasco   “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory over self,” – Aristotle IN an article ‘Managing the Time We Share’ which recently appeared at the New York Times International Weekly, we came upon an unnerving thought. That it […]

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Running By Jun Velasco   LOOK at the kaleidoscope of candidates vying for various positions. It’s exciting as well as ludicrous! Such towering statures like Cezar Quiambao who is running for Bayambang mayor and Chavit Singson, a former governor and congressman who is running for councilor of Narvacan. It’s for this reason that we pause […]

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Basista’s mayoral impasse By Jun Velasco   “Democracy is beautiful in theory: in practice it is a fallacy.” — Benito Mussolini FORMER Local Government Secretary and former President Fidel V. Ramos’ braintrust Rafael Alunan was in Pangasinan Thursday and Friday. He was Governor Amado Espino’s guest. The duo is FVR loyalists. It was former PNP […]

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The son also rises By Jun Velasco   “He that does good to another, does good also to himself, not only in the consequences, but in the very act.”– SENECA EDITORS of the Manila papers must have seen the danger of Mother Earth teetering on “catastrophe” while glued on the world leaders’ Paris Global Warming […]

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Art, a vehicle to divinity By Jun Velasco ”Dream big and hang on no matter what,” — Paco Santos WHEN you are in Dagupan, don’t tarry a day to visit (till Nov. 30) an exhibit “Lakbay” at the Llongoren Gallery at the Teotinay Crisologo Bldg., in Barangay Tapuac. A quiet  — but universal – evidence […]

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