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January 23, 2022

PHO sees 320 daily COVID-19 attack rate

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CLOSED FOR DISINFECTION

CLOSED FOR DISINFECTION -- PNP personnel stand guard at the Malimgas Public Market for the scheduled disinfection of the area every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month. (Punchphoto by Butch Uka)
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Finally, City Hall to submit 4th version of IAPP
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Lim slams majority for “playing politics”
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Dagupan Mayor Lim declares academic health break
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Health protocol violators warned, PUJ drivers issued TCTs
Inside News

DISINFECTION OF MARKET

DISINFECTION OF MARKET – An employee of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office covers every nook and cranny at the Malimgas Market. (Punchphoto by Butch Uka)
Inside News
COVID-19 bed occupancy rate 3.78 percent
Inside News
Capitol adopts 6-day work week
Inside News
In-person classes of two Alaminos schools suspended
Inside News
San Nicolas’ vax campaign hits 100% pedia, 95% adults
Business

WHY WAIT FOR SUMMER?

WHY WAIT FOR SUMMER? -- A  watermelon vendor along the Binmaley-Dagupan highway show off the favorite summer fruit that are already made available to residents. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
Business
‘No vax, no ride’ policy impossible in Pangasinan
Business
PASYONISTA BALUT/CHICHARON VENDOR
Business
Dagupan SP readies ordinances extending tax deadline payments
Business
OVERVIEW OF 100 ISLANDS
Crime Notes

ROAD HAZARD

ROAD HAZARD – A road accident is waiting to happen along the highway fronting the Robinsons Mall in Calasiao town because coconut vendors are allowed by police to occupy the side road with their products laid out on the road that could roll out to the middle of the highway. (Punchphoto by…
Crime Notes
Two more suspects in slay try nabbed
Crime Notes
American fugitive nabbed in Dagupan
Crime Notes
STRICT ENFORCEMENT
Crime Notes
Simultaneous checkpoint ops nab more than 1k violators

Opinions

Editorial

by Editor

January 23, 2022 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Irresponsible statements

RAPE is a very serious crime. It’s so serious that journalism ethics dictate a rule on how media can report the crime. What ethics did not say is rape cases should not be reported. Charged of the crime before the Ombudsman by an identified victim is Presidential Adviser Sec. Raul…
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January 23, 2022 in Punchline

Name-calling has consequences

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   THE reported deplorable tirades of Presidential Adviser Sec. Raul Lambino against local broadcast journalists, describing the latter as “terrorists” and “prostitutes”, is worrisome especially for him… and he seems unaware of this. While Mr. Lambino has every right to consider filing charges against specific broadcasters…
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General Admission

by Al Mendoza

January 23, 2022 in General Admission

The unvaccinated in world sports

By Al S. Mendoza    KYRIE Irving is the last man standing in the (NBA) National Basketball Association. By that, I mean Irving remains the NBA’s only unvaccinated star player. They were two just before the league’s 75th season had kicked off. But Andrew Wiggins beat the deadline, giving him…
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Out of the fire

by: Gonzalo Duque

January 23, 2022 in Out of the Fire

Missing my friends

By Gonzalo Duque   I hope it isn’t too late to thank our kabaleyans in the United States for the generosity and hospitality given me when I was there prior to my assumption of post as administrator of the Philippine Coconut Authority in 2019. I wish to express my gratitude…
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Random Thoughts

by: Leonardo Micua

January 23, 2022 in Random Thoughts

About “terrorists” and “prostitutes” in media

By Leonardo Micua   NOW there is war between Dagupan City Hall and the Sangguniang Panlungsod because of the still unfinished 2022 annual city budget City hall claimed that because of politics, the SP sat on the budget for months and remained unacted up to these days. The SP through…
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January 23, 2022 in G Spot

Kakawati

By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo   SHE was thinking, “Is this all?” I know because she told me that on our way to Bolinao to attend a rally we helped organize. This she asked, as we passed through yellow green fields and the soft rising sun on our skin. There were…
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Andromeda’s Vortex

by: Farah Decano

January 23, 2022 in Andromeda's Vortex

Dissecting the Golden Rule

By Atty. Farah Decano   THERE are life lessons which are heard only at the moment they are taught.  They appear to be relevant only in very specific situations.  Some are fleeting, and thus, easily forgotten. If there is any instruction that endures in every stage of our lives because…
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January 23, 2022 in Sports Eye

Reminiscing FPJ

By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. FIRSTLY my big thanks to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte for finally signing the Republic Act 11608, renaming the well-known Roosevelt Avenue in Quezon City after the late national famed actor the San Carlos, Pangasinan-born Fernando Poe, Jr., popularly known as FPJ. According to media reports, Duterte…
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Entre’acte

by: Rex Catubig

January 23, 2022 in Entre'acte

They run on parallel tracks

By Rex Catubig   AFTER the project launch for the restoration and revitalization of the old PNR Train Station, skeptics were quick to raise the issue of priority. "Bakit yan ang ginagawa, wala namang pakinabang ang tao diyan?" Coming from residents of the city who profess love for and loyalty…
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December 5, 2021 in Feelings

With me still!

By Jing Villamil   (a monosyllabic prosepoem) WHEN you gave up this fight, the sun the moon the stars sighed out with you. They still shine up there; of course, they would. But to my eyes, their lights had dimmed; to their ears I shall hum no more the songs…
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Governance

VETERINARY MEDICAL MISSION IN BOLINAO & SISON

CAPITOL NEWS VETERINARY MEDICAL MISSION IN BOLINAO & SISON. The Provincial Government of Pangasinan under the watch of Governor Amado 'Pogi' I. Espino III conducted Vetrinary Medical Mission in Concordia, Bolinao (January 14) and Cauringan, Sison (January 20). Through the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) the following free services…
Governance
De Venecia bill on film, music industries approved in House
Governance
Tulong Pangkabuhayan sa OFW Project held in P’sinan four towns this week
Governance
Manila Water to invest P8-Billion in Pangasinan for bulk water supply
Governance
For a strong, just and progressive nation. – MANNY SD LOPEZ
People & Events

LEISURE WALK DURING ALERT LEVEL 3

LEISURE WALK DURING ALERT LEVEL 3 -  A young girl takes her two pets for a leisure walk at the Tondaligan Baywalk past the beach toys vendor that has seen smaller crowd since the city’s alert level was shifted to 3. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
People & Events
Asingan police raise P6K for 80-year old’s bail bond
People & Events
BEATING THE ‘NO VAX, NO ENTRY’ POLICY
People & Events
Pangasinan mourns the passing of National Artist F. Sionil Jose
People & Events
BACKBREAKING RICE FARMING
Overseas

It’s a roaring Tiger Year for the Samahan Fil-Am Heritage Association of San Diego

IT was the first membership meeting of the year 2022 for San Diego, California's Samahan Fil-Am Heritage Association. But January also marks the birthdays of active members Josie Maraya and Cdr. Bienvenido Valerio and the wedding anniversary of the couple Jimmie and Eleanor Sober. Adding to the excitement, 30 new…
News
Daroya-Garcia-Belisario Clan bonding
Overseas
FIL-AM BROTHERS
News
US-based Pinoys celebrate PH performance in SeaG
News
BONUAN’S PRIDE
Sports

LEISURE SUNDAY BIKING

LEISURE SUNDAY BIKING -- A group of bikers with their folding bicycles ride leisurely through the De Venecia Highway Extension in last week’s Bike&Run. The city government suspended the weekly Sunday event since Alert Level 3 was declared in the city. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao)
Sports
Espino tells cockpit operators: Observe IATF guidelines strictly
Sports
Gov. Pogi’s “Reintroduction” sports tournament postponed
Sports
Capitol starts indoor non-contact sports competition
Sports
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