EDITORIAL

Ban plastics now PAGING all sanggunian bodies in Pangasinan. Climate change is upon us and it’s bad enough that our local governments have not established nor adopted mitigating measures to minimize its deathly impact on communities. Worse, our local governments continue to maintain open dumpsites in the province. Neither do we see a discipline in […]

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Timely counter-offensives vs illegal drugs THE latest marching orders of Pangasinan’s acting police provincial director, P/Col. Redrico Maranan, are very reassuring that the war on drugs in the province will further intensify amid reports of slowly resurging activities of drug syndicates even as 347 barangays remain drug-affected. The recent timely interception of the P124-milllion worth […]

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Make barangay kapitan accountable for drugs THE red flag on suspected large scale trading of illegal drugs in Pangasinan is up for all to see.  The interception of P124 million worth of shabu in Pangasinan should serve as a surprise eye-opener to law enforcers in Pangasinan and in the region. That undocumented Chinese nationals were […]

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Transparency-accountability of outgoing-incoming WHETHER reelectionists won or lost in every election, local governments are expected to calibrate their governance to ensure transparency and accountability. If they won, they are expected to oversee the transition and turnover of duties, responsibilities and programs of officials mandated to vacate their offices to ensure continued smooth operations of government. […]

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It’s not too late PERHAPS it can be said that one of the factors why Filipinos as a nation and as communities have difficulty being united in purpose is because we are overly emotional about many issues, particularly elections that we hold every three years. In fact, we recall that the only rare times our […]

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