MAYOR-elect Belen Fernandez is inheriting an empty coffer from outgoing Mayor Benjamin Lim by July 1. Records are finally showing the city, indeed, had incurred a deficit of P21.6 million in 2012 contrary to what was officially reported in the trial balance that it registered a surplus of P1 million, and the Lim administration used the 2013 […]
“PASSED IN INDECENT HASTE” NULL and void. This was the decision handed on May 20 down by the Regional Trial Court (RTC) on the resolution passed by the Dagupan sanggunian panlungsod authorizing Mayor Benjamin Lim to negotiate the sale of the city-owned MC Adore Hotel and a piece of land in Calasiao town.
The Lims’ privacy By Ermin Garcia Jr. “THANKFULLY, his (Mayor Benjamin Lim’s) condition was stabilized and he was transferred to a Manila hospital for further treatment.” These were the words of Councilor (now Vice Mayor-elect) Brian Lim to refute our earlier announcement that his father had passed away last May 13. We will take […]
ADVISORY! We received confirmation that Mayor Benjamin Lim suffered “a hypothalamic bleed last May 12 evening. It’s essentially a stroke or a burst in the region of the brain called the hypothalamus, a part of the brain which controls the pituitary gland and regulates many body functions…. A ventriculostomy, a surgical procedure that creates a […]
AN OLD FRIEND?– The CIO released this photo to the local media showing Dagupan City Mayor Benjie Lim (left) shaking hands with candidate Solo De Venecia whom the mayor regards as an “old friend” to refute the latter’s claim that he was berated by the mayor during the Gilon-Gilon event on April 29. De Venecia […]
LIKE father, like son? A businessman and supporter of Liberal Party mayoralty candidate Belen Fernandez complained to the police that he received a threat on his life a day after Councilor Brian Lim slapped his back hard from behind while watching the Kalutan ed Dalan Bangus Festival event on A.B. Fernandez Avenue on April 30.
THE father-and-son team of re-electionist Mayor Benjamin Lim and Brian Lim, candidate for vice mayor, under the Nacionalista Party (NP) face possible disqualification and recall of proclamation if it is proven that they have been holding bingo games during their campaign rallies.
MAYOR VS. POLICE —Dagupan City Mayor Benjamin Lim (left) berates a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) officer after noting the latter’s surveillance activities in Barangays II and III after failing to respond to his demand to name his superiors who gave the orders and to present a mission order, warrant of arrest or search warrant […]
IRKED BY HIGH POLICE VISIBILITY MAYOR Benjamin Lim does not welcome the increase in police visibility in Dagupan City and has accused the police of being biased against his camp. This was apparent when Lim barged into the Dagupan City Police Station Tuesday afternoon and loudly accused the policemen of being biased as he complained about the […]
“BILANG na ang araw nyo!” This was the warning made by 4th District Rep. Manay Gina de Venecia to abusive politicians during mammoth political rallies of the Team Gina-Belen-Michael last Monday in Barangay Pugaro.