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The truth and lies about the fish pens By Ermin Garcia Jr.   FINALLY, one Dagupan city official had the courage to emerge and admit to the truth about the proliferation of illegal fish pens in the city, belying earlier arrogant claims by the camps of Mayor Benjie Lim and City Agriculturist Emma Molina that […]

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Drugs and the city By Ermin Garcia Jr. THE submission of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) of its list of narco-politicos in the country to Congress must be giving some local officials the shivers. Pangasinan, particularly Dagupan City, has long been tagged as a major transshipment point for illegal drug peddling in the region, and […]

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