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Teach candidates lessons in accountability THE Commission on Elections is clearly but vainly trying to enforce the laws on campaign activities and in the use of propaganda materials with its limited resources and influence. Its hastily organized Oplan Baklas already tried to send the message that it is serious about making candidates account for their […]

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Name-calling, a reflection of character AS we have all come to learn, election campaign is the season for mudslinging and denigrating character of candidates. Candidates equally accuse each other of committing lies, pocketing bribes, misusing public funds, political dynasty, incompetence, protector of criminal activities, etc. All these are par for the course. What goes beyond […]

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Boys, not girls, are lagging behind AN interesting study by state think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) showed that the gender equality program for girls is achieving its objective but not without a social cost – the boys are lagging behind in basic education. The PIDS study on “Boys Are Still Left Behind […]

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Accomplishments vs. campaign promises THE fifth State of the City Address reported out by Dagupan City Mayor Belen Fernandez indicates to all and sundry that the city is going nowhere but up, steadily! The impressive list of accomplishments dished out by the mayor is irrefutably unequalled by past administrations. That she managed to accomplish a […]

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Take a bow, Balon Dagupan Team! THE recent accomplishment of the young boys and girls that gave Dagupan City first and now its 2nd championship title in the Region 1 Athletic Association sports meet is something that they can be proud of all their lives. After all, it was a story about hard work, discipline, […]

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