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Guv Guico still acting like a mayor

By | Punchline

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   THE Christmas fever is on… and I hate to be the one to break the holiday mood but some recent worrisome developments in governance can’t be ignored. Duty calls! So allow me…. *          *          *          * The attempt of ex-BM Von Mark Mendoza to usurp…

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Guv Guico still acting like a mayor

By December 5, 2022Punchline

Soon a tri-city ferry in the region?

By | Random Thoughts

By Leonardo Micua   GOOD news from the Dagupan City Information Office under Mayor Belen Fernandez! An Interim Report regarding the Project Preparation Study for a Tri-City Ferry System Project that will link Dagupan, Alaminos City and San Fernando cities with each other was presented last November 15 to stakeholders, government…

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Soon a tri-city ferry in the region?

By December 5, 2022Random Thoughts

Imitatio: Poetic honey-making

By | G Spot

By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo   “IMITATIO” is not plagiarism, or copying verbatim the work of another artist. It is like innovating on the original recipe of a dish like adobo or pinakbet, in the hands of different chefs, creating their own versions and creating their unique signature tastes. I chanced…

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Imitatio: Poetic honey-making

By December 5, 2022G Spot

Baratillo blues

By | Entre'acte

By Rex Catubig   THE  fiesta frolic is lackluster minus a visit to the certified blockbuster feature — the holiday bazaar on Galvan Street. This street bonanza showcases a surreal array of motley clothing, walls of shoes and slippers, prismatic sunglasses adorning wire trees, cornucopia of food, fruits, vegetables, and…

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Baratillo blues

By December 5, 2022Entre'acte

Mayor Belen is on it

By | Punchline

By Ermin Garcia Jr.   DAGUPENOS can stop wondering if Dagupan Mayor Belen Fernandez is, indeed, acting on the series of anomalies and irregularities her administration discovered along the way. Our headline this week is about how her earlier threats to act on the seeming bias and cover-up of the…

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Mayor Belen is on it

By November 27, 2022Punchline

Dancing with mangoes

By | G Spot

By Virginia Jasmin Pasalo   I hardly watch a football game. The last time I watched was at Princeton University, and I do not even remember who played. What I remember was the excitement, as opposing teams compete for the goal, and we shouted from the bleachers to cheer. After…

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Dancing with mangoes

By November 27, 2022G Spot