Editorial November 22, 2020

Urgency for Department of Disaster Resiliency THE recent flood disaster in Cagayan and Isabela of catastrophic proportion this month, and in recent years in our own region, definitely and completely provide the urgency to create the Department of Disaster Resiliency and Emergency Management. Why it doesn’t seem so for our senators escapes us. It’s the […]

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Editorial November 15, 2020

Let’s give agriculture a face – the Farmers’  WE’VE been calling the attention of both the Department of Agriculture and our colleagues in media to give the agriculture industry a face – that of the farmers and fishermen being the main stakeholders. For too long, both DA and media refer to losses incurred during calamities […]

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Editorial November 8, 2020

The realization: Surviving as a community PANGASINAN has reasons to feel fortunate. It has been spared from the wrath of super typhoon ‘Rolly’ that wreaked havoc along its path and the number of patients recovering for COVID-19 infection is increasing, bigger than registered new confirmed cases. Being spared from a deathly calamity is undoubtedly an […]

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Editorial November 1, 2020

No reunion with lost loved-ones PEOPLE’S minds wandered aimlessly since October 31 on realizing that they could not visit tombs of their loved-ones particularly during the period November 1-2 (All Saints Day and All Souls Day). After all, these two days are the only two days in the year that surviving members of families prepare […]

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Editorial October 25, 2020

Make barangay kapitan accountable INFECTION of COVID-19 by local transmission in many towns and cities is already very evident making it imperative for local governments to impose localized lockdowns, by zone or sitio. The situation obtaining in Lingayen town is certainly not isolated and unique to the capital town alone. Indeed, one does not have […]

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