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Illegal firecracker manufacturers are smarter By Leonardo Micua BEFORE the new year, policemen in Dagupan and Pangasinan started to crack the whip on the selling of unlabeled firecrackers and pyrotechnics. But their best was simply not enough as the unlabeled firecrackers, especially the banned commodities, slipped past their guard and vendors still managed to sell them […]

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Ongoing systematic vote-buying By Leonardo Micua   HERE’s our advice to voters already reached by coordinators of certain candidates already implementing a systematic vote-buying scheme: Accept the cash and still vote for the candidate who you think can do much more for your locality. We are sharing this advice because of reports that some candidates, through […]

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Solve the Uy murder  fast By LeonardoMicua   A SPECIAL Investigation Task Group (SITG) was formed by Police Provincial Director Wilson Lopez to gather pieces of evidence that could help unmask and pin down the perpetrator/s, including the mastermind behind the gruesome killing of former Bayambang Councilor Levin Uy and the wounding of his companion. […]

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PhilHealth staff not considered health workers By Leonardo Micua   A RECENT decision of the Supreme Court that declared that officers and employees of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) are not public health workers and therefore are not entitled to the privileges granted under the Magna Carta of Public Health Workers was brought to […]

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Soon, flood gates in Dagupan By Leonardo Micua   THE good news is, Typhoon ‘Rosita’ that packed gusty winds of up to 150 kilometers per hour did not generate much rain and exacted only negligible damages in Pangasinan compared to past typhoons like “Ompong”. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) and the […]

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