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July 26, 2021

54 towns, cities in Region 1 classified as “high risk”

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WATERWORLD IN THE CITY

WATERWORLD IN THE CITY –  Motorists driving through a junction of the Perez Boulevard and Tapuac road  in Dagupan City found themselves negotiating a flooded area after torrential rains hit the city. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
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Region gears up for Covid-Delta
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Dagupan’s active cases back to 127
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Only 298K get 1st dose, 123K with 2nd dose
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Downtrend of COVID-19 cases continues
Inside News

EXPOSING THE CHILDREN

EXPOSING THE CHILDREN - Families quickly take advantage of the decision of the Dagupan City government opening the Tondaligan Beach for swimming, bringing with them children unmindful of government’s caution of exposing them in public areas. (Note: The IATF withdrew its resolution on Friday allowing children to go out in public…
Inside News
Four cities, 6 towns start vaccinating A-4 population
Inside News
PAGCOR to build two evacuation centers in Pangasinan
Inside News
DILG, not Comelec, will regulate premature campaign activities
Inside News
SAGIP ANGHEL
Business

TO END ASF PANDEMIC

TO END ASF PANDEMIC - Gov. Amado Espino III accepted more than Php 38 Million worth of power sprays, African Swine Fever (ASF) Responders Kit and Initial Recovery / Sentineling Project from DA Sec. William Dar . Lingayen Mayor Leopoldo Bataoil witnesses the turnover. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
Business
Sec. Dar: ASF outbreak in Pangasinan controlled
Business
De Venecia cites 3 projects in Pre-SONA tribute to PRRD
Business
SEC warns of investment scammers
Business
JABS FOR GUANZON COMPANIES
Crime Notes

RUMBLE AT THE PARK

RUMBLE AT THE PARK – The police arrived in time to stop the rumble between two warring teenage groups at the Japanese Garden in Tondaligan Beach. No charges were filed but parents were asked to fetch their children from the police station. (Punchphoto by Butch Uka)
Crime Notes
No politics in killings of barangay kaps, say
Crime Notes
Pawnshop manager shot, survives ordeal
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LIQUOR BAN VIOLATORS
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Lingayen kapitan killed by HRIT

Opinions

Editorial

by Editor

July 20, 2021 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Wanted: Congressmen to the rescue

CAN a mere resolution of an ad hoc task force, specifically, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of  Emerging Infectious Diseases, take precedence over, or override a regional trial court’s issued injunction? While no one questions the IATF’s authority to impose restrictions that promote health and safety protocols to…
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July 20, 2021 in Punchline

IATF as LTFRB’s big bad wolf

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   WHAT a revelation that was by LTFRB when it unwittingly admitted that its policy compelling provincial buses operating in the central and northern Luzon to use the North Luzon Express Terminal exclusively (and not the bus companies own terminals), during the Question Hour of the…
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General Admission

by Al Mendoza

July 26, 2021 in General Admission

First Olympics minus spectators

By Al S. Mendoza   (My deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Raffy Baraan, one of the most sincere sons of Pangasinan.  Upon my suggestion, Raffy fathered the Pangasinan Literary Awards.  Rest in peace, my friend.  You will be missed.) *          *          *          * I’M writing this…
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Random Thoughts

by: Leonardo Micua

July 26, 2021 in Random Thoughts

Watch the ships that dock

By Leonardo Micua   WE may be focusing too much attention on our borders in a bid to stop the entry of a person who may knowingly or unknowingly be carrying the dreaded Delta variant. But this 60 percent more transmittable strain of the coronavirus may yet ultimately reach us through…
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July 26, 2021 in G Spot

Single

By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo   LIFE for women, both single and married, carry both joy and suffering. But sometimes, the suffering overwhelms and we feel the world to be unkind:  “You should be totally happy you are single. Having a husband and children isn't really the best deal there is…
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Andromeda’s Vortex

by: Farah Decano

July 26, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex

The narratives we tell ourselves

By Atty. Farah G. Decano   ESTHER Perel, a leading psychotherapist, theorizes that the stories we tell ourselves can either make or break us.  They are our own interpretations of events in our lives.  They help us understand and make sense of our present and past realities. In the process…
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July 13, 2021 in Sports Eye

Pacman as politician; NBA finals

By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   THE talk of our country these days is the political word war between world-boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and our president Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Pacman’s bashers said the fighting lawmaker is not suited to run our troubled country, he does not have the education…
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Learnings in Life

by: Ashok Vasandani

July 26, 2021 in Learnings in Life

The Blind Men and the Elephant

Kate Chopin Contributed by Ashok G. Vasandani   Here's an article I read in www.americanliterature.com that I'd like to share, something that we can all learn from. THE Blind Men and the Elephant is a parable from India that has been adapted by many religions and published in various stories for…
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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

GOV. ESPINO VOWS CONTINUOUS SERVICE OF ABIG PANGASINAN

CAPITOL NEWS GOV. ESPINO VOWS CONTINUOUS SERVICE OF ABIG PANGASINAN. Governor Amado I. Espino III assures continuous service of the Provincial Government through the Abig Pangasinan Karaban to reach and assist more Pangasinenses across the province. Governor Espino also reiterated his call for unity and love for family and province…
Governance
Potential of agriculture in P’sinan is huge – DA Sec Dar
Governance
SUPPORT TO THE ASF RESPONSE
Governance
ACTING AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR RICHARD SISSON VISITS CAPITOL
Governance
Gov. Espino, Acting Australian Ambassador discuss marine culture, fishery projects
People & Events

FOR LASTING PEACE

FOR LASTING PEACE - Members of bikers’ clubs in Pangasinan converged at the Lingayen Baywalk to join the nationwide event manifesting their support for the government’s campaign for lasting peace in the countryside. (PIAphoto/RPM)
People & Events
ACTIVE MODERN MOM
People & Events
1990 KILLER EARTHQUAKE
People & Events
Guv swears in 2 new municipal councilors
People & Events
SP applauds young filmmakers from Alaminos City High
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…
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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

Bikers support gov’t efforts for lasting peace

The Metro-Dagupan Cycling Club, Inc. lead the event. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao) BIKERS’ associations in Pangasinan showed their support to the government efforts to attain lasting peace by joining the nationwide Bike for Peace and Justice activity staged in Lingayen last Saturday. Led by the cycling clubs of Metro-Dagupan, Calasiao, Basista, Dasol and…
Sports
SP wants basketball games, tournaments to resume
News
Lingayen’s Cruz wins in 2 categories
News
51st Engineer Brigade hosts downhill bike challenge
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Capitol unveils 1st Online Chess Tournament
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