Punchline

Vote-buying or Voter-calamity-fund? By Ermin Garcia Jr. THE Comelec was swamped with reports of vote-buying in the country. The situation in Pangasinan was certainly no different. As thousands will attest, they who were programmed to receive both cash and grocery goodies, local candidates here must have spent millions to carry out their vote-buying schemes, a […]

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G Spot

La Cucaracha By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo I used to sing the song “Samonsindakit” with other children in Sangilo, where I grew up as a child. It is a joyful song which we sang and danced to on top of our voices, without understanding what it meant. “Samonsindakit sinidana! Samonsindakit sinino ay no Samonsindakit sinidana Iskamin […]

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Sports Eye

Inter-Town/City cagefest will continue By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr. THE midterm election is over but the bickering, mudslinging and blaming still continue. The Filipino people had already spoken with some surprising results. New faces emerged to lead the towns and cities of Pangasinan, among them, the capital town Lingayen, my town Mangaldan, Mapandan, Sta. Barbara […]

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Punchline

IBP Pangasinan to the rescue? By Ermin Garcia Jr. LAST week, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines’ national office committed a big booboo, sorely tainting its image and integrity as an organization that upholds professionalism and ethical practice among practitioners. In fact, I wonder how my lawyer friends in Pangasinan reacted to that totally irregular […]

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