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Suspension of learning is disastrous

By | Editorial, Punch Gallery

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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Suspension of learning is disastrous

By September 21, 2021Editorial, Punch Gallery

Prevention is better than cure

By | Editorial

THE Pangasinan provincial government is reeling from the sudden surge of COVID-19 infection over the past two weeks after seeing indicators that flattening of the curve soon is possible. There were more patients recovering than new active cases. But that was short-lived. The roof fell soon as Delta cases were…

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Prevention is better than cure

By September 14, 2021Editorial

Kudos to NBI Dagupan District

By | Editorial, Punch Gallery

THE known public “secret” about the suspected collusion between PhilHealth officials and some hospitals over the misuse of public funds for COVD-19 treatment, the same problem that led to the national government’s nightmare amid the pandemic, is finally out. The National Bureau of Investigation office in Dagupan City, on the…

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Kudos to NBI Dagupan District

By September 7, 2021Editorial, Punch Gallery

A wake-up call

By | Editorial, Punch Gallery

THE discovery of the COVID-Beta variant in Mangaldan should serve as a wake-up call to provincial and local governments in Pangasinan. Our local governments must review and correct their established priorities in their campaign to flatten the curve. The discovery of the Beta variant, already considered a “concern” of the…

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A wake-up call

Wanted: Congressmen to the rescue

By | Editorial, Punch Gallery

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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Wanted: Congressmen to the rescue