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Another change is coming

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By Leonardo Micua   IT was quite uplifting in this stage of the pandemic to see one of five modern jeepneys providing daily free commute for medical health workers, essential workers and Authorized Persons Outside Residence along M.H. Del Pilar Street. It was plying around Dagupan’s Downtown Loop and towards…

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Another change is coming

By June 14, 2021Random Thoughts

Will VG Lambino refile DU30 as VP resolution?

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By Leonardo Micua   NOW that the ruling PDP Laban, in a party caucus in Cebu against the advice of party president Sen. Emmanuel Paquiao, passed resolution urging President Rodrigo Duterte to run for Vice President in 2022, will Vice Governor Mark Lambino reintroduce his resolution in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan…

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Will VG Lambino refile DU30 as VP resolution?

Do we need “little mayors” in Dagupan?

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By Leonardo Micua     THERE is certainly more than meets the eye in the planned reorganization of the Dagupan City hall per a proposed ordinance submitted to the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP), which was certified as urgent by the city executive. We heard that aside from upgrading some offices in the executive department into full departments and…

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Do we need “little mayors” in Dagupan?

PRRD to charge mayors, kapitans

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By Leonardo Micua   A day or two before Dagupan was to hold its Bangus Festival on April 30, mayors or barangay officials were warned by President Duterte that they are liable and will be charged with dereliction of duty if they fail to enforce quarantine protocols and prevent the surge in COVID-19 cases in their respective…

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PRRD to charge mayors, kapitans

Goodbye Dagupan bangus

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By Leonardo Micua   WHILE Dagupan City is about to celebrate its Bangus Festival on April 30, the Dagupan bangus growers and vendors, particularly the vendors at the  Magsaysay Fish Market, came out in the local media lamenting the order of things in local markets. They  have been complaining of earning…

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Goodbye Dagupan bangus

By April 27, 2021Random Thoughts

Wanted: A balancing act from economists

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By Leonardo Micua   WE don’t know if the national Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease made the right decision in recommending to President Rodrigo Duterte the downgrading of the quarantine classification of NCR+ bubble from ECQ to the less restrictive MECQ. While the surge may have slowed down a…

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Wanted: A balancing act from economists

By April 19, 2021Random Thoughts

DILG failed in contact-tracing efforts

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By Leonardo Micua   “DON’T blame the DOH for (the) COVID spike. It’s the DILG.  They fumbled their contact tracing efforts.” This was recently posted by Wilson Chua, CEO of the Dagupan-based Bitstop, Inc. in his social media account. He has been analyzing data about the COVID-19 situation in the country,…

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DILG failed in contact-tracing efforts