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June 14, 2021

Vaccination suspended till 4,200 doses arrived

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TIMELY ARRIVAL

TIMELY ARRIVAL – The Dagupan Vaccination Team of the City Health Office holding fort at the Dagupan City Astrodome, the city's vaccination facility, account for the 4,200 doses of Sinovac vaccine that arrived on June 10, 2021 to be administered to A1, A2 and A3 priority groups. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
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LIBRENG SAKAY IN DAGUPAN

LIBRENG SAKAY IN DAGUPAN -  One of the brand new modern jeepneys owned and deployed by the BTSI ply new routes to serve the medical frontliners, authorized persons outside residence, and essential workers in the city. (Punchphoto by Butch Uka)
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PORT DEVELOPMENT

PORT DEVELOPMENT - Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade and Lingayen Mayor Leopoldo Bataoil cruise along the Limahong Channel to inspect the completed river landings in barangays Pangapisan North and Capandanan, sites of the Pangasinan Port Cluster Development Project in Lingayen. (Punchphoto by Cesar Ramirez)
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FOR ILLEGAL FISH PENS
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LAWBREAKERS IN FRONT THE SIGNBOARD

LAWBREAKERS IN FRONT THE SIGNBOARD - A POSO enforcer confronts a group whose members were caught swimming at the Tondaligan Beach in spite of the signboard posted in the area (that warns the public of a city ordinance that bans swimming at the beach during the pandemic) where the group was holding a…
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Editorial

by Editor

June 15, 2021 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Nothing is certain in this pandemic

THE reported temporary suspension of inoculating Dagupeños with their first dose of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine didn’t really come as a surprise. It had to be expected, and should be expected to happen again in the weeks ahead, not only in the city but in all other vaccination sites in the…
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June 15, 2021 in Punchline

COVID no longer means certain death

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   EVERY week, we get a mouthful of data and statistics on the status of contagion of COVID-19 in the province. While there is reason for the health authorities in Pangasinan, particularly by the Provincial Health Office, to believe that the situation is well under control,…
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General Admission

by Al Mendoza

June 14, 2021 in General Admission

Diamond in the rough now glistens so brightly

By Al S. Mendoza   YUKA Saso winning the U.S. Women’s Open championship on Monday reeked of history. It did not only make her the first Filipino, male or female, to win one of golf’s nine majors in the world. It also gave her multiple exemptions in the money-rich U.S.…
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Random Thoughts

by: Leonardo Micua

June 14, 2021 in Random Thoughts

Another change is coming

By Leonardo Micua   IT was quite uplifting in this stage of the pandemic to see one of five modern jeepneys providing daily free commute for medical health workers, essential workers and Authorized Persons Outside Residence along M.H. Del Pilar Street. It was plying around Dagupan’s Downtown Loop and towards…
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June 14, 2021 in G Spot

Calculated risk

By Virginia Pasalo   SO many desperate attempts to have everyone vaccinated without a satisfactory explanation for the concerns raised. Some are outright ridiculous, requiring commercial establishments to offer discounts to those who can present a vaccination card. Some want it as a precondition to avail of certain government health…
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Andromeda’s Vortex

by: Farah Decano

June 14, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex

SAPAQ, SAGO and SABAW

By Atty. Farah G. Decano              OF course, I am talking about portmanteaus of possible team-ups for the two highest elective posts in the land. SAPAQ refers to Mayor Sarah Duterte and Senator Manny Pacquiao. SAGO pertains to Mayor Sarah again and Senator Bong Go while SABAW just sounds good…
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June 14, 2021 in Sports Eye

It’s now Pacquiao versus Sec. Cusi

By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   THE forthcoming world welterweight title fight of Philippine boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao against American World Boxing Council (WBC) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) champ, the unbeaten 31-year-old Errol Spence, Jr. will definitely be held at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on…
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Learnings in Life

by: Ashok Vasandani

June 14, 2021 in Learnings in Life

Shine your own way

Unknown Author Contributed by Ashok G. Vasandani   Here's a story I read in www.advance-africa.com that I'd like to share, something that we can all learn from.   A samurai who was known for his nobility and honesty, went to visit a monk to ask him for his advice. When…
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May 3, 2021 in Feelings

Hush the dash; dot the dot (a monosyllabic prosepoem)

By Jing Villamil   SHE did not set out to write for the rest of this life. When she first set down her pen at ten years of age, it was for an aunt who had so much love for the world but none to keep for her own. The…
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THE growing popularity of the world-class Bikers’ Den in Barangay Inmalog, San Fabian has become more evident with a feature in the BluPrint Magazine, the leading sourcebook on architecture and design in the Philippines. The article in the magazine’s June 2 issue, written by Shan Arcega, hailed the design of…
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CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY

CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY -  Two police officers of the Dagupan City Police Station hold up the flag simulating its  posting on the front wall of the PNP building to mark commemoration and celebration of Independence Day. (Punchphoto by Butch Uka) 
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FIL-AM BROTHERS Jacob and Andrew Nordhagen, grandsons of Florence and Geri Fernandez of Sta. Barbara, achieved perfect scores in their ACT separately in Spokane County in Washington, USA. Two million students take the test nationwide and getting a perfect score has been rare, and for both to earn perfect scores in…
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