Editorial

Nightmarish education WHETHER our educators today like it or not, the embarrassing results of the 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) that placed Filipinos ranking among the lowest in the world in the company of Dominican Republic, Kosovo and Lebanon should kick them in the butt. Those results created a stigma not only our […]

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Unstudied, incomplete commission report THE report of the Dagupan City’s Flood Mitigation Commission came as disappointment because it turned out merely like an executive brief that failed to give Dagupeños the clear direction it promised.  What it simply did was to list options that the city can opt for to mitigate flooding and stopped there. […]

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Are the drug syndicates back? THE recent revelation of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s Director-General Aaron Aquino that the agency already seized illegal drugs valued at P7-6-B is both a welcome news and yet an alarming indicator. It means the drug syndicates operating in the country have not slowed down one bit and have been more […]

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Make DILG city, town directors accountable SINCE the first deadline for the clearing of road obstructions passed, it seems most mayors and barangay officials are already on a “relaxed and tolerant“ mood again. Many of the road obstructions that were cleared in many towns and cities in the province initially for the DILG ratings are […]

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Coastal towns wiped out by flooding by 2050? AN article by Phys.0rg entitled: “Climate-fueled flooding to imperil 300 million by 2050” is a prediction that cannot be taken lightly, not by Pangasinan in particular because it has a long coastline. It cited scientists’ warning that severe ”flooding made worse by climate change, no matter how […]

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