by Editor

June 22, 2021 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Costly media offensive vs drug war

THE recent media offensive again launched by the political opposition using the war on drugs as a political issue to discredit the Duterte Administration is both detestable and deplorable. We dare say “by the opposition” instead of the International Criminal Court’s retiring chief prosecutor who issued the statement that it…
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June 15, 2021 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Nothing is certain in this pandemic

THE reported temporary suspension of inoculating Dagupeños with their first dose of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine didn’t really come as a surprise. It had to be expected, and should be expected to happen again in the weeks ahead, not only in the city but in all other vaccination sites in the…
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June 8, 2021 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Fears, theories about COVID vaccines vs. facts

THE reported reluctance still of a little more than thousand employees of the provincial government to accept the vaccines reserved for them is understandable. There have been numerous articles and stories from supposedly renowned medical practitioners in the world about risks involved in the chemical contents of vaccines posted in…
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May 31, 2021 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Vulnerability after vaccine

BBC News recently reported: “Covid-1: What went wrong in Singapore and Taiwan?” Quoting from its report, “They’ve been hailed as success stories - places that have been virtually zero or single-digit Covid cases since the start of the year. But this month, Singapore and Taiwan have both seen aggressive rise…
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May 24, 2021 in Editorial, Punch Gallery

Bullets didn’t stop The PUNCH

IT was May 20,1966, a rainy afternoon and the Sunday PUNCH was well on its 10th year of publishing. It was the day a corrupt politician in Lingayen decided the newspaper must stop to exist because of the truth it sought to publish every week. Ermin E. Garcia, The PUNCH’s…
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