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Meet the Enemies of the city

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By Ermin Garcia Jr.   IF the 7 epaLiFes at the Dagupan Sangguniang Panlungsod will have their way, the worst is yet to happen to the city. Now, it can be told – Meet the cold-blooded enemies of the city. They succeeded in torpedoing the programs and activities of Mayor…

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Meet the Enemies of the city

By January 9, 2023Punchline

Cheers and Boos of 2022

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By Ermin Garcia Jr.   CHEERS TO SUCCESSFUL ANTI-COVID CAMPAIGN.  Pangasinenses have a reason to feel blessed as a people. It can be said that we survived the pandemic in 2022 with minimal casualties compared to other populated provinces in the country.  And we must give credit to where it…

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Cheers and Boos of 2022

By January 2, 2023Punchline

Prayers for Dagupan’s 7 epaLiFes

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By Ermin Garcia Jr.   WHEN church bells toll on Christmas Eve, I pray that the Dagupan City SP’s 7 epaLiFes – Councilors Red Posadas Erfe-Mejia, Dada Manoais-Reyna Macalanda, Celia Chua Lim, Irene Chua Lim, Alvin Tolentino Coquia, Alfie David Fernandez and Malou Sampaga Fernandez will have the moral courage…

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Prayers for Dagupan’s 7 epaLiFes

By December 18, 2022Punchline

Guv Guico still acting like a mayor

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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

Mayor Belen is on it

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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

Fighting corruption without naming names

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By Ermin Garcia Jr.   DAGUPAN City Mayor Belen Fernandez never minced words to describe the criminal acts perpetrated by former officials of the Lim administration, from harassment of market vendors, proliferation of illegal fish pens, squandering the scholarship fund of the city, selective distribution of ayuda from the national…

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Fighting corruption without naming names

By November 20, 2022Punchline