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November 22, 2021

Active cases down to 182

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‘CHRISTMAS BRIDGE” IN DAGUPAN

‘CHRISTMAS BRIDGE” IN DAGUPAN– Dagupeños and their friends are seen nightly at the Quintos Bridge, the city’s Christmas Bridge’, for their ‘selfies’ and ‘groufies’ to update their social media posts last year. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
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Erroneous TV news report sparks controversy on police presence – PPPO
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Nothing threatening in cops’ presence in Alaminos school
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Dagupan curfew reset to 12 MN to 3 A.M.
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SUBSTITUTION IN MANGALDAN
Editor's Notes

EMERGENCY CALL FOR HEALTH RESPONDERS

EMERGENCY CALL FOR HEALTH RESPONDERS – A Dagupan resident’s blood pressure and oxygen level is monitored by health responders after he complained of pains on the nape after being administered his vaccine. It appeared he did not reveal his comorbidities before he was inoculated. He was rushed to the hospital where he…
Inside News
Given a chance, Belen will restore W2W project
Inside News
Pangasinan PNP prepares for 2022 elections
Inside News
Bayambang records 20 animal bites in one day
Inside News
RED WEDNESDAY
Business

HAWKING PAINTING AT THE BAYWALK

HAWKING PAINTING AT THE BAYWALK – A painter from San Carlos City saw a perfect place where he can hawk his paintings – the Lingayen-Binmaley baywalk. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
Business
Local fertilizer dealers seek PRRD’s help
Business
17 agrarian reform beneficiaries get farm machinery, inputs
Business
Local major agriculture production increased in 2021
Business
Pangasinan hailed ‘Best Performing Province’
Crime Notes

High-value target for drug nabbed in Dagupan

A buy-bust operation conducted by the police in Barangay Bonuan Binloc in Dagupan City early in the morning of November 26 led to the arrest of a businessman who is considered by drug enforcement agents as a high value individual. Arrested by joint elements of the Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit…
Crime Notes
Two arrested in anti-drug operations
Crime Notes
IRRESPONSIBLE MOTORISTS
Crime Notes
Father and son electrocuted in Bani
Crime Notes
AYUDA FROM NTF-ELAC

Opinions

Editorial

by Editor

November 22, 2021 in Editorial

Are we safe?

THE lifting of the mandatory wearing of the face shield and downgrading alert levels in the Pangasinan and in other provinces to Alert 2 are unmistakably positive directions toward normalcy, or a definite shift to the New Normal, with emphasis on “normal”. These policies have since resulted in relaxing the…
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November 22, 2021 in Punchline

Loot sharing at the city hall

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   DAGUPAN City Mayor Brian Lim may perhaps believe that he has already effectively blunted efforts to make him, his Market Supervisor Aguedo Sta. Maria and his staff, and department heads accountable for the illegal activities at the city’s public markets by continuing to bar any…
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General Admission

by Al Mendoza

November 22, 2021 in General Admission

Theater of the absurd

By Al S. Mendoza   YOU think it’s over? I mean, do you believe the curtains have been rung down? Insertions intentionally in place? Substitutions suitably done spic and span? Withdrawals without leaving anyone unsatisfied observed to the hilt? That the show has ended—finally? Not really. It only just begun.…
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Random Thoughts

by: Leonardo Micua

November 22, 2021 in Random Thoughts

Then there were three Lims

By Leonardo Micua   THERE’S a big trouble brewing in the administration party, PDP Laban, with the sudden withdrawal of presidential aspirant Ronald “Bato” de la Rosa and his instant substitution by Senator Bong Go, who is running for president under another new political party, and the last-minute decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to run for…
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November 22, 2021 in G Spot

The Unvaccinated

By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo   THROUGHOUT my life, I have lived a practice of keeping myself healthy through natural, indigenous ways. It is a tradition I adopted from my grandfather who is an herbalist and lived a longer life than most, with his knowledge of plants and indigenous healing methods.…
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Andromeda’s Vortex

by: Farah Decano

November 22, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex

Bungled Strategy?

By Atty. Farah G. Decano   I shared Atty. Wilfrido Garrido’s prediction that former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s pick for the presidency was Mayor Sara Duterte.  We were probably right but PGMA bungled her strategies and failed to play Sara’s cards right. It was indeed a surprise for most, this writer…
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November 22, 2021 in Sports Eye

Bikefest reels off

By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   AFTER a lull of almost two years, our country’s seasoned pedal-pushers are back on the road again along our national highways to train and compete. They need to do this to revitalize, refresh their muscles, sturdiness and adeptness in the two-wheeled sport that they…
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Entre’acte

by: Rex Catubig

November 21, 2021 in Entre'acte

The villa in Sta. Barbara

By Rex Catubig   "If you came this way, Taking any route, starting from anywhere, At any time or at any season, It would always be the same: you would have to put off Sense and notion. You are not here to verify, Instruct yourself, or inform curiosity Or carry…
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Learnings in Life

by: Ashok Vasandani

November 1, 2021 in Learnings in Life

Ocean of Mercy

Unknown Author Contributed by Ashok G. Vasandani   Here's a story I read in www.moral-shortstory.blogspot.com that I'd like to share, something that we can all learn from. A catechist was concluding  her class on forgiveness of sins and the sacrament of reconciliation. She asked a question to her children, "Tell…
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November 14, 2021 in Feelings

Puzzles!

By Jing Villamil   SHE trips on sunsets. No, she does not have the habit of falling flat on her face during "pag-aagawan ng liwanag at dilim". It is more like a dropping to her knees, of being unceasingly stunned by its miraculous significance and magnificence! Where she ends, she…
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Governance

ECO-TOURISM ON CALAMANSI

ECO-TOURISM ON CALAMANSI – Visitors and residents pick calamansi fruits during the formal launching of the Calamansian ed Lekep Butao in Barangay Lekep-Butao in San Fabian, as an agri-tourism farm promoted by 4th District Rep. Christopher de Venecia to boost agri-tourism livelihood projects in the town. (Punchphoto by Cesar Ramirez)
Governance
De Venecia boosts graphic artists, rebrands small business
Governance
DUMOLOC SMALL RESERVOIR IRRIGATION PROJECT
Governance
PCSO awards P5.8-M worth of food packs, medicines & medical devices to P’sinan
Governance
DISTRIBUTION OF P14.4-M AGRI AND FISHERY INPUTS
People & Events

SUNDAY BIKE & RUN IS BACK

SUNDAY BIKE & RUN IS BACK – The Dagupan City government restored the weekly Sunday ‘Bike&Run’ on Sundays at the De Venecia Diversion Road, after it was suspended for the past two months when the COVID cases surged in the city. Bikers and joggers take over the road from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. (Punchphoto…
People & Events
Asingan’s Meriales is Top3
People & Events
DBP bags two international awards
People & Events
Tulong Pangkabuhayan helps 25 displaced OFWs
People & Events
THANK YOU
News

Daroya-Garcia-Belisario Clan bonding

Tyler's birthday--(seated) Ramon Josef, Conrad Belisario, Gudelyn Donato, Marietta Daroya, Tito Daroya. (Standing) Mario Garcia, Agnes Zano-San Miguel, Mary Cecille Daroya Garcia.   Housewarming--Marietta Daroya, Fr Winnie Abalos, Doy Escobilla, Gydelyn Donato, Mario Garcia, Ditas Biala, Tess Belisario, Conrad Belisario, Mary Cecile Garcia. THE summer of 2021 had been nothing…
Overseas
FIL-AM BROTHERS
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US-based Pinoys celebrate PH performance in SeaG
News
BONUAN’S PRIDE
News
Cousins making waves across the Pacific
Sports

Gov. Pogi’s “Reintroduction” sports tournament postponed

DUE to the unprecedented surge of COVID-19 in the province, Governor Amado Espino III, postponed the holding of the “Re-Introduction of Non-Contact Sports” program, a three sporting events tournament, indefinitely. The original kick-off date was August 27 at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center gymnasium in Lingayen. Governor Espino…
Sports
Capitol starts indoor non-contact sports competition
Sports
Sports
SP commends 2 cyclists who won in PhilCycling event
Sports
Bikers support gov’t efforts for lasting peace
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