Two teens killed by lightning

TWO teenagers visiting from Manila died after they were struck by a lightning in Barangay Aseda in Mapandan town. P/Captain Ria Tacdersn, PIO of the Pangasinan Provincial Police, said the victims, Maria Veronica Ligtas y Castro, 16, of Tondo Manila and Marilyn Rutur y Bacay, 15, of Dagatdagatan, Caloocan City, were vacationing in Mapandan and […]

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Capitol slowly restores full operations under GCQ

GOVERNOR Amado Espino III has directed the restoration of some operations of the provincial government after an assessment meeting with the department heads last week as Pangasinan shifted to General Community Quarantine (GCQ). “Lets’ try to restore some operations but let’s not rush everything,” the governor told the department heads led by Provincial Administrator Nimrod […]

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Drunk barangay kagawad drowns

A barangay kagawad (village councilor) in Bugallon town drowned after attending a birthday party of another kagawad. P/ Major Noel Cabacungan, Bugallon police officer-in-charge, said the victim, Renato Torio, 59 years old, of Barangay Bañaga, went home drunk. The following morning, his lifeless body was found by a fisherman. Cabacungan also emphasized that less than […]

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Travel rules for stranded persons issued

THE provincial government and the Pangasinan Provincial Police Office have agreed on a protocol to be implemented during the General Community Quarantine while employing a stricter border control policy for visitors and residents and stranded visitors. Pangasinan Police Director Redrico A. Maranan, said while the provincial government and the Pangasinan Police will strictly implement the protocols […]

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PHO warns vs complacency under GCQ

THE provincial government has concluded the first batch of mass testing with 843 collected throat swab specimen including medical frontliners, law enforcers, mild Persons Under Investigation and High Risk Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs) in the sixteen “hotspot areas” (the cities and municipalities) with recorded Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province. Out of the 843 people […]

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