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Capitol on alert vs Ebola virus

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AMID reports of an outbreak of the ebola virus in West Africa, Dra. Ceilo Almoite of the Provincial Health Office assured the public that the government is on a high alert and is closely coordinating with the Department of Health in its ebola-watch. The DOH had alerted local governments about…

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Pangasinan, Oriental Mindoro to ink sisterhood ties

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LINGAYEN– Pangasinan will soon establish a partnership with the province of Oriental Mindoro in areas of trade and investments, tourism, arts, culture, education, agriculture, environment, disaster preparedness and health care. The provincial board in its August 18-regular session authorized the provincial government through Gov. Amado Espino Jr.  to sign a…

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Financial aid for repatriated OFWS

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ENGRACIO Bailon, head of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Central Pangasinan said that overseas Filipino workers who were repatriated from strife-torn Libya will receive a one-time P10,000 cash assistance. The cash assistance is being implemented under the Financial Relief Assistance Program (FRAP) of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration. (PIA-Pangasinan) …

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Cops take refresher course on computer technology

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MANGALDAN—Some 30 police office personnel of the Mangaldan police station will undergo computer literacy refresher course under the tutelage of the Colegio De Dagupan (CDD). P/Supt. Jackie Candelario, chief of Mangaldan police, said updating the police personnel on computer technology and processing will help the staff to become more efficient…

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SM Advantage and AIG Tie Up

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SHOPPERS at SM Rosales can now enjoy shopping thru rewards points and getting insured. The recent tie up between the American Insurance Group (AIG) and the SM Advantage enables shoppers to opt- in to avail themselves of an AIG Personal Accident Insurance plan. SM Prestige Cardholders who have accumulated 100…

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Wanted: farmers and construction workers for Japan

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THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Regional Office 1 will hold three special recruitment activities in Pangasinan for employment in Japan’s agriculture and construction industry. DOLE 1 Regional Director Grace Ursua said the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has approved a local recruitment agency’s job orders for various agricultural and construction…

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170 farmers complete agrarian reform training

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Lingayen –Some 170 farmer-agrarian beneficiaries recently completed the Agrarian Reform Community Connectivity and Economic Support Services (ARCCESS) project held in Binalonan on August 11. The ARCCESS is a project of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in collaboration with the provincial government to strengthen the Agrarian Reform Beneficiary (ARB) Organizations…

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City school kids get free supplies

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SOME 1, 000 grade one and kinder garden pupils from selected public schools here received free school bags with school supplies, raincoat and whistle donated by friends of Councilor Jeslito Seen on Tuesday. “I collect donations from volunteer sectors so there won’t be a need to use the funds of…

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