Punchline

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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Punchline

“To sin in silence….” By Ermin Garcia Jr.   GUESS who’s been ominously silent about the sudden proliferation of fish pens in the city’s rivers and its tributaries in Dagupan City?  Mayor Benjie Lim and City Agriculturist Emma Molina suddenly lost their tongues but the mayor’s mercenaries masquerading as journalists have been busy denying the […]

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FISHKILL WAITING TO HAPPEN

FISHKILL WAITING TO HAPPEN—Fish pens such as these captured by PUNCHphoto lens on March 15 at the Calmay River continue to proliferate in Dagupan City’s waters, including in tributaries along Barangay Carael. The National Integrated Fisheries Technology Center has warned of an impending fish kill because of the unabated installation of new structures along with […]

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