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September 20, 2021

Pangasinan logs 10 new Delta cases

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VANDALISM OF CITY PROPERTY

VANDALISM OF CITY PROPERTY – Torn tarpaulins provided by the Dagupan City government to cover the area occupied by vendors’ stalls have become eyesores beside the city hall but the market officials just leave them be without thought of making the vendors account for the torn and outright vandalized property of…
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Pangasinan’s update: 3,909 new cases, 3,460 recoveries, 45 deaths
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Dagupan continuous surge in COVID-19 cases
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Pangasinan records 1,048 COVID-19 recoveries
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21 mayors suspend class opening to Oct. 4
Inside News

HOSPITAL IS FULL

HOSPITAL IS FULL  --  The Dagupan Doctors  Villaflor Memorial Hospital puts up a sign "Full Capacity" to indicate it is no longer accepting COVID-19 patients. (Punchphoto by Butch Uka)
Inside News
Miss Universe Philippines 2021 convoy barred entry
Inside News
Capitol pressed to buy more medicines, equipment for hospitals
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PHO: Multiple factors caused COVID-19 surge in Pangasinan
Inside News
Esperon assures public safety amid terror scare
Business

10-K Ayuda program honors barangay health workers

Cong. Cayetano presenting to P10-k ayuda to qualified beneficiary. IT’S been more than a month when Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano met with barangay  health workers in Dagupan City and assured them soon he will launch the mechanics of the P10K Ayuda for barangay health workers. He made good on…
Business
Banks, DFA consular office closed for COVID-19
Business
PARENTS-TEACHERS ENROLMENT TASKS
Business
Mayor Lim asked to OK compromise
Business
Capitol distributes P10.9M loan assistance to livelihood groups
Crime Notes

CURFEW VIOLATORS

CURFEW VIOLATORS- Three young men accosted by the Dagupan City police for violating the curfew hours are  brought to the police station for processing. (Punchphoto by Butch Uka)
Crime Notes
Urbiztondo treasury office robbed
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Ex-cop nabbed with 30 grams of shabu
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RECKLESS OVERSPEEDING RIDER
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Suspect in Espino ambush arrested

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Editorial

by Editor

September 21, 2021 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Suspension of learning is disastrous

THE decision of the 21 mayors to suspend opening of classes in their respective towns and cities, invoking the health and safety of their constituents as a priority may be providential. But their unilateral decision to suspend the start of classes also indicates how unprepared they are being the chief…
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September 21, 2021 in Punchline

Suspension of classes, a wrong mistake

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   WHY was I not surprised that Dagupan City Mayor Brian Lim was among the first to call for a suspension of the opening of classes for 20 days? The continuous surge in COVID-19 cases in the city government is hardly surprising in the first place.…
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General Admission

by Al Mendoza

September 20, 2021 in General Admission

Leylah Fernandez budding tennis star

By Al S. Fernandez   LEYLAH Fernandez is the latest budding tennis star to burst into the global stage with Filipino blood running in her veins. Let’s raise a glass. Even if Leylah lost last weekend’s championship showdown for the U.S. Open, the year’s grandest tennis event alongside the three…
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Random Thoughts

by: Leonardo Micua

September 20, 2021 in Random Thoughts

Start of election season

By Leonardo Micua BARELY less than two weeks from now and in the midst of the pandemic, prospective candidates will troop to the Comelec to file their respective certificates of candidacy to finally start off the election season. In the national scene, Senator Ping Lacson and his running mate Senate President…
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September 20, 2021 in G Spot

The other memory

By Virginia Jasmn Pasalo   I was having conversation with my father, then he suddenly fell on the bed and stopped breathing. I pumped his heart, but to no avail. I called for help, but no one heard me. Then I woke up, panting, like a tired horse. It was…
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Andromeda’s Vortex

by: Farah Decano

September 20, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex

Cowardice in numbers

By Atty. Farah G. Decano   PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson, Herminio “Harry” Roque, is currently being stripped down of whatever he has adorned himself with, by the constituency he is serving and by the very people he grew up with in the UP Community. He is, now, being lambasted, ridiculed and bashed…
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September 20, 2021 in Sports Eye

Two new PH teenage tennis stars on the rise

By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. IF you are really a sports lover, like me, you should know who is Leylah Fernandez and Alex Eala in the world of tennis. They are indubitably the latest Philippine teenage lawn tennis sensations and I believe that based on their latest performances, someday soon…
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Learnings in Life

by: Ashok Vasandani

September 20, 2021 in Learnings in Life

Fight At First Sight

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 MOTHER was very fond of her only son. When he married, she felt that he was more attached to his wife than…
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June 21, 2021 in Feelings

No to the dot! (monosyllabic prose poem)

By Jing Villamil   SUCH small soft hands. For such a small soft child. Flesh of my flesh, bones of my bones, blood of my blood. She brushed my curls way up and back. She smoothed the deep frowns. She poked wide the eyes, pinched the nose, stretched the lips…
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Governance

INAUGURATION OF 3 NEW BLDGS

CAPITOL NEWS INAUGURATION OF 3 NEW BLDGS. Governor Amado "Pogi" I. Espino III, with the Provincial Liga ng mga Barangay President Jinky Zaplan and Sangguniang Kabataan President Jerome Vic Espino, leads the inauguration of the three newly-constructed buildings namely: Two-storey Multi-Purpose Building for Basic Sector, Provincial Youth Development Center, at…
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Gov. Espino inaugurates 3 newly-constructed Prov’l Gov’t buildings
Governance
De Venecia scholar thanks his benefactor
Governance
Prov’l Gov’t donates Self-Learning Modules and Speech Laboratory Equipment to young learners
Governance
ONGOING RELIEF DISTRIBUTIONS
People & Events

VACCINATION OF A4 CONTINUES

VACCINATION OF A4 CONTINUES --  Dagupan residents belonging to the A4 sector (frontline personnel in essential sectors, workers) present themselves at the vaccination site for their inoculation. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
People & Events
Infanta mayor, wife test COVID positive
People & Events
DAGUPAN’S NEW TOURISM SITE
People & Events
Dagupan DepEd opens newly-restored MacArthur Building
People & Events
RETIRED BUT NOT TIRED
Overseas

FIL-AM BROTHERS

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…
News
US-based Pinoys celebrate PH performance in SeaG
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BONUAN’S PRIDE
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Cousins making waves across the Pacific
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Late Summer Bridal Shower for an Early Fall Wedding
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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