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Editor’s Note

By | Editor's Notes, Punch Forum

We are presently experiencing technical problems with our website. We are unable to receive postings for PUNCH FORUM. For the meantime, we request posters to email their comments to sundaypunch2@yahoo.com We apologize for this inconvenience. We hope to restore normal procedure very soon.

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Editor’s Notes

By | Editor's Notes

FORUM POLICY August 10, 2009 Dear Forum Posters: This is in reaction to requests for changes in the Forum format/policy. Permit me to clarify and state our position on the issues raised. The Forum was started with one thought – to provide Pangasinenses a venue for their thoughts whatever their…

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Editor’s Note

By | Editor's Notes

Dear Online PUNCH readers and Kabaleyans – I sure hope you were pleasantly surprised on seeing our new website design after viewing the same old template for over 10 years! Yes, it has been that long. Your SUNDAY PUNCH was the first Filipino community newspaper that dared to take that…

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Letter from a poster

By | Editor's Notes

1 September 2007 Below is an email from Mr. Nap Casilang, a PUNCH Online regular, sent to me last August 17 which I want to share for I think it is worthy of consideration by all posters. ”Kuya Ermin and everyone else at The PUNCH: A little less than a…

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Editor’s Note

By | Editor's Notes, In memory of..., Punch Forum

Dear Forum Posters –   May we kindly request you to post your messages on our website’s Message Board to facilitate the posting. This way your messages are directed to a specific folder for the editor’s immediate attention. Kindly desist from sending your messages intended for the forum to our…

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Fighting the spammers!

By | Editor's Notes, Punch Forum

Our attention has been called about spammers lifting names and addresses from our forum for their purposes, and use the same data to reach everyone.   In this regard, while we will continue to require forum posters to submit their verifiable email addresses, the addresses will no longer be posted…

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Forum Policy on identity of posters

By | Editor's Notes

Re: Issue on Full Disclosures, web administrative errors, and Kabaleyan Membership   For the past days, we have been reading postings and arguments about the need or no need for full disclosure of readers who post comments. I ask our readers-contributors who regularly post their comments to put an end…

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E-Forum, not E-Group

By | Editor's Notes

I fully appreciate the concerns expressed by posters Mr. Delfin and Mr. Pontaoe. However, while full disclosure is to be encouraged among Forum-posters, this cannot be made a mandatory requirement for the Forum section because this is not an e-group. What is far more important to the Forum is the…

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Policy on no verifiable email addresses

By | Editor's Notes

We wish to remind our Kabaleyan-readers who submit comments or reactions of our standing policy: No message or comment will be posted unless the writer/reader identifies himself/herself and submits a verifiable email address. Hence, we are not printing comments from “Ho Isme” and “Kalutan”.

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Not a verifiable address

By | Editor's Notes

We wish to remind readers of our standing policy that only comments and reactions (intended for our FORUM) sent by writers with verifiable email addresses will be posted. We do not require email addresses of writers if message is for the GUESTBOOK. Again, two messages from a “JDV” with email…

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