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 […]
DAGUPAN’S BUDGET DEFICIT AFTER weeks of denying that the city government’s budget was suffering from a deficit in the first quarter alone, the truth is finally out and the emergency workers (EWs) and technical consultants in the payroll of the Dagupan government are the first to take the hit. The city coffer no longer has […]
SAFE FROM A TSUNAMI?—Acting Mayor Belen Fernandez joins city engineering officials in the inspection of the ongoing construction of the Tsunami Hill in Barangay Pugaro on May 21, a project initiated by Mayor Benjamin Lim supposedly intended to protect residents of the island community from a tsunami disaster. During the visit, residents told Fernandez that they […]
NEXT DAGUPAN MAYOR—Vice Mayor Belen Fernandez (second from left) is proclaimed as the duly elected mayor by members of the City Board of Canvassers City Prosecutor Joven Maramba, City Election Officer Erickson Organisa and City Schools Superintendent Gloria Torres. (Photo by Mitz Cresencio) Back to Homepage
DILG INVOKES LAW VICE Mayor Belen Fernandez, the mayor-elect of Dagupan City following her victory in the May 13 elections, has assumed post as acting mayor last May 16 after outgoing Mayor Benjamin Lim suffered a stroke on May 12 and whose exact condition has remained undisclosed.
KAPITANS’ DEFECTION BEGINS THE Gina-Belen-Michael team now claims an almost irreversible lead over Lim-Lim-Lim ticket with the sudden defection on Friday of Barangay Chairman Rico Mejia of Bonuan Gueset to their side with only three days to go before the election.
2013 BANGUS FESTIVAL APRIL 30 was a day of fun and merriment in Dagupan City with over one million guests and Dagupeños filling the streets of the downtown area to take part in the Kalutan ed Dalan, the culmination and signature event of the Bangus Festival. More than 800 grills lined the AB Fernandez Avenue […]
A BIG HIT IN SORTIES THE Gina-Belen-Michael Team continues to win more supporters in their barangay sorties in Dagupan since the campaign period started. The rally at the Barangay Caranglaan Gym last Wednesday night was again attended by a huge crowd that filled the barangay gymnasium and all the way out in the street.
DAGUPAN’S plunge from a once peaceful city and nerve center of economic activities into a drug den is among the reasons why Manay Gina de Venecia, representative of the Fourth District of Pangasinan, favors a changing of the guard in the city. She voiced her sentiment during a huge rally in Barangay Caranglaan Wednesday night […]
A five-hour motorcade of the Liberal Party’s local candidates endorsed by President Benigno Aquino III in Dagupan and a mammoth rally that followed was described by political observers here as a “certified hit”. The motorcade, held Wednesday afternoon starting at 2:00 p.m., led by re-electionist Congresswoman Gina de Venecia, mayoralty candidate Belen Fernandez and vice mayoralty […]