Editorial February 28, 2021

The right and urgent thing to do WHILE waiting for the roll out of the vaccination program in Pangasinan, the provincial government must be relentless in pressuring the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to grant the requested special permits of three bus companies to resume operations in Pangasinan (and Dagupan City). It is the […]

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Editorial February 21, 2021

Tighter control a must with MGCQ WHILE the move to declare Moderate General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) in Metro Manila and other key urban areas in the county is deemed necessary to address the rising cases of hunger, unemployment and slow reboot of the national and local economies, it behooves the local governments in Pangasinan to […]

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Editorial February 14, 2021

Public accountability is key THE information shared by Dr. Anna de Guzman, provincial heath officer, during the last session of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan has underscored anew the need to make both the barangay kapitan and the mayor directly accountable in efforts to check the COVID-19 contagion in the province. After almost a year since the […]

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Editorial February 7, 2021

About hubris and arrogance LAND Transportation Office’s Regional Director Teofilo Guadiz III has become so insensitive to the cries of protests of car owners in Pangasinan vs. his agency’s Memorandum Circular 2018-2158 that created the Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Center (PMVIC). Instead of providing data and facts about what caused road accidents, i.e., driver’s errors, […]

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