Editorial

A fair warning OUR locally elected officials, from the barangay officials to the mayors, suddenly find themselves in the most enviable positions that they never imagined would happen.  They have been tasked by the national government to manage millions of resources to be used to help ensure the success of the Enhance Community Quarantine (ECQ) […]

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Punchline

Report your mayor, kapitan By Ermin Garcia Jr.   ARE your mayor and barangay kapitan conscientiously working for your benefit and country or for their personal gains? I refer to the manner and frequency of the distribution of food relief and cash aid authorized by the national government and allowed by the local calamity funds […]

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General Admission

Enemies of the government, enemies of the people By Al S. Mendoza   SEEMINGLY, the bigger problem now is not the containment of COVID-19—aren’t we there yet?—but rather, the lack of cooperation from our netizens on matters of dealing with this vicious virus. But first, what is a netizen to differentiate it with citizen? A […]

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G Spot

When the mask becomes the face By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo   FOR some, the smile is visible in the eyes. These days, however, every smile is hidden in the mask. The mask hides the true nature of what goes on behind it, especially the complexity of the tensions that characterize the reality of a situation. […]

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Sports Eye

Pangasinan’s unsurpassed PH cycling records, heroes (First of two series) By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. SINCE COVID-19 contagion continues, no sports activities could be staged anywhere and at anytime. So, I’ll take this opportunity to  give into the request of  my two cycling friends both from San Carlos City, Blann Caguioa (now based in Sugarland, […]

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Random Thoughts

City hall acted belatedly By Leonardo Micua   AS of 7 p.m. on April 2, the city of Dagupan appears to be leading in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pangasinan with four, (confirmed by the colored map of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) that showed the locations of the patients found positive for […]

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