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COVID-19 vs. 2022 election

By | Editorial, Punch Gallery

  IT’S obvious to everyone why some mayors still continue to be reluctant to fully stop the contagion in their communities – it is their imagined fear of payback in the 2022 polls. The fear that voters will resent any attempt at strictly enforcing the health and distancing protocols, i.e.,…

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Let the strict border entry policy remain

By | Editorial, Punch Gallery

    IT is understandable when Pangasinan’s officials complain when they and their constituents suffer some inconvenience out of ordinary situations. The recent complaint manifested by two board members, Fourth District Board Member Jeremy Agerico Rosario and Sixth District Board Member Noel Bince, last week about how the strict policy…

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Quo vadis, Provincial IATF?

By | Editorial, Punch Gallery

  THE conflicting policies in the campaign vs COVID-19 in Pangasinan are suddenly becoming evident (and alarming), indicating to us that the worse is yet to happen. Obviously through no fault of the provincial government, we have a dire situation where the province’s provincial IATF is caught between the devil…

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Reckless abandon

By | Editorial, News, Punch Gallery

THE reported but still not fully accounted number of positive COVID-19 cases from the National Capital Region (NCR)+ admitted into many private hospitals and government-run hospitals in Pangasinan and in Dagupan City, is a human disaster waiting to happen for the provincial government. It’s definitely another “Damn if you do,…

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Editorial April 4, 2021

By | Editorial, News

Timely lesson from ECQ in NCR+ MANY families in the National Capital Region grudgingly accepted their situation being placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ)for two consecutive years – during the Holy Week. After all, Holy Week for them has always been a period for family leisure and travel. Pangasinan has…

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Take a bow, today; watch out for tomorrow

By | Editorial, News

PANGASINENSES have reason to thank their provincial government. Being ranked the 13th from among 14 densely populated provinces in the country with the highest number of cases is a testimony to the successful, tireless efforts of both our medical frontliners and our provincial government. We have the Office of Governor,…

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