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Face mask vs. face shield

By | Punchline

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   THE last days of the mandatory wearing of face shields appears to be inevitable. Last week, DOH Usec. Leopoldo Vega, backed by DOH Sec. Francisco Duque III, preempted  the IATF on the issue by stating that wearing of face shields will no longer be required…

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Face mask vs. face shield

By June 22, 2021Punchline

No Sinovac problem here

By | Random Thoughts

By Leonardo Micua   A REPORT on June 17 by the British news agency Reuters stating that more than 350 Indonesian doctors have contracted COVID-19 despite being vaccinated with Sinovac sent chills down the spines of many Filipinos. The reason for this is obvious. Sinovac, sourced out by the country from China either…

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No Sinovac problem here

By June 21, 2021Random Thoughts

Is this all?

By | G Spot

By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo   AS we passed by Lingayen Gulf, when we were fighting against the establishment of the cement plant complex in Bolinao, Mildred Yamzon, then a new member of the Women in Development (WID) Foundation, asked me a question. “Is this all there is in life? No…

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Is this all?

By June 21, 2021G Spot

June Pride

By | Andromeda's Vortex

By Atty. Farah G. Decano   BEFORE there was Cebu City’s 2012 ordinance that prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, there was Dagupan City’s Gender Equality ordinance which was approved on June 28, 2010 by then Mayor Alipio Fernandez Jr. I wrote that piece of…

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June Pride

The Bamboo Tree

By | Learnings in Life

Unknown Author Contributed by Ashok G. Vasandani   Here’s a story I read in www.advance-africa.com that I’d like to share, something that we can all learn from.  A MAN got frustrated with life. Despite all the hard work and effort, failure was all that he learnt.  Feeling defeated with life,…

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The Bamboo Tree

COVID no longer means certain death

By | Punchline

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   EVERY week, we get a mouthful of data and statistics on the status of contagion of COVID-19 in the province. While there is reason for the health authorities in Pangasinan, particularly by the Provincial Health Office, to believe that the situation is well under control,…

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COVID no longer means certain death

By June 15, 2021Punchline