Playing with Fire

Dagupan sets pace in history curriculum By Gonzalo Duque   CONDOLENCE.  The older sister of Speaker Jose de Venecia, Mrs. Aurora “Rory” de Venecia-San Jose, wife of Ramon San Jose Jr., returned to the Lord, July 5th, at age 90.  Her remains lie in state at the Heritage Memorial Park, Taguig City starting July 6th Friday until July 8th Sunday. […]

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A new medical facility opens in Dagupan By Gonzalo Duque   AS we grow older, we start to notice a lot of changes in our life… health specially. Parang providential ata etong topic natin ah, kasi while we were composing our thoughts on health matters, we received a text message saying our friend, former Dagupan City councilor Danilo “Pacoy” […]

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Needed: more passion in celebrating our heroic past By Gonzalo Duque   WE congratulate our local government officials for their faithful adherence to important events such as Independence Day, Rizal Day, and in the case of Dagupan City, Dagupan Day. Bilib tayo kay Mayor Belen Fernandez because all occasions on these important days are always […]

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What price independence? By Gonzalo Duque   IT was inspiring to see Dagupeños and visiting netizens come in droves to take part at the city’s Independence Day celebration at the Stadia. Mayor Belen Fernandez’ well applauded speech was very timely and relevant because it inspired Dagupeños to love their city especially in relation to the […]

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Rizal’s unread letter to Leonor discovered By Gonzalo Duque   THIS corner received from Canada a copy of Leonor Rivera’s letter to our National Hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. It was sent to us by Dr. Catherine Velasco, who received the document from Marife Llamas Dioquino whose lola, a certain Ms. Llamas from Dagupan, had […]

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Sports Eye

Exploring Spain’s world of sports By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   LLORET de MAR, GIRONA, SPAIN — I arrived here last May 30 after a long 14-hour flight from Clark International Airport to Barcelona International Airport (excluding the 3-hour Hong Kong layover). I had planned on traveling to this country because according to my relatives […]

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Poll winners, congrats, but work! By Gonzalo Duque   THE country just had its successful village elections. Hooray and congratulations to the winners!  But sorry… try better next election — to the losers. May mga alingasngas, there are complaints here and there — that’s part of the game. That’s democracy at its best! We received […]

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