EDITORIAL

Tests of resiliency CENTRAL Pangasinan has just barely recovered from the extended severe flooding in the last 30 days and here comes Typhoon Ompong again threatening to swamp Dagupan City and its neighbors with floodwaters and with far more damaging impact over the weekend. Fortunately and as expected, the resilience of our people in coping […]

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EDITORIAL

Crisis as an opportunity CRISIS in any situation can be viewed either as an opportunity or as a curse. As a curse, it leads one to desperation, trapped in one’s defeatist mindset left only with a hope that one can survive a crisis with a lot of help from others. As an opportunity, it brings […]

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EDITORIAL

Good intention, wrong application  THE Dagupan City Council adopted a resolution recommending the creation of a “Task Force on Anti-Flooding” to be led by City Mayor Belen T. Fernandez. Evidently, it is in response to residents’ frustrations manifested on social media over the extended days of flooding in the city. The thrust of the resolution […]

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EDITORIAL

No help at all THE past 15 days have been hellish for Pangasinenses, more so for Dagupan residents. To their consternation, barangays and the commercial district were inundated without letup reminiscent of the days of Typhoon Pepeng. Social media was instantly abuzz with rants from netizens with accusations and complaints about failure of governance, a […]

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