THREE local government units (LGUs) in Pangasinan have been chosen to be part of a two-year European Union-funded project on the development of localized Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The project, dubbed “Cementing Pathways to Financing the Millennium Development Goals”, will be implemented in two LGU clusters: one in Pangasinan that will include Alaminos City, Bani, [...]
THE Seafood Processing Plant in Dagupan City is set to be inaugurated on April 16 in time for the Bangus Festival 2010 as scheduled. Construction work is targeted for completion by the first week of April, according to a Korean overseeing the project, which is funded through a grant from the South Korean government.
TEAM Energy Philippines, the company operating the coal-fired power plant in Sual, has pledged there will be no power failure during the first computerized election on May 10. Greg Romualdez, Team Energy’s senior external affairs manager, assured that the almost four-hour rotating brownout in Luzon last month when one unit of the 1,200 megawatt Sual [...]
URDANETA City, Region 1’s top city in terms of gross and net income 2007 and 2008, has reported a P66 million income from business taxes in 2009. Mayor Amadeo Perez Jr., in his state of the city address last week, underscored how business tax collections have increased three-fold from P21.2-million in 2001 to P66-million over his [...]
THE Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is offering families who have been illegally occupying GSIS-owned houses an affordable and low-interest purchase deal to give them a chance to own the property. “For as low as P3,500 a month for every P500,000 loan, these families can secure themselves of a good future,” Atty. Joseph Philip Andres, [...]
URDANETA CITY–Farmers in this city are not quite feeling the pinch of El Niño, thanks to preparations and help extended by the local government. Anticipating the prolonged dry spell that comes with an El Niño situation, the city government purchased in December last year 100 water pumps as a back-up source for irrigation.
BINALONAN Mayor Ramon Guico Jr., a senatorial candidate in the May 10 election, is unperturbed by his blood ties with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. A nationwide survey conducted by private firm Pulse Asia, Inc. last month indicate that 74% of Filipinos will not vote for candidates endorsed by Arroyo.
MANGALDAN–Gina de Venecia, running for the 4th district congressional seat, said she is happy with how the Women’s and Children’s Concern Desk (WCCD) in every police station throughout the country have benefited communities. De Venecia, speaking to newsmen in Barangay Guilig here on Thursday, recalled what prompted her to sign a memorandum of agreement in [...]
ATTY. Napoleon B. Arenas, Jr., a Dagupeño, was unanimously elected president of the Federation of Voluntary Arbitrators (FAIR) in Region 1 during elections held in San Fernando City, La Union on February 19, 2010. Arenas is also the auditor of the Philippine Association of Voluntary Arbitrators nationwide (PAVA).
LINGAYEN–The ABS-CBN morning entertainment and variety show dubbed “It’s Showtime” is inviting talented Pangasinenses who have skills and talents in singing, dance and drama to join the audition Sunday, February 28 to be held at Narciso Ramos Sports and Cultural Center (NRSCC) gym. Hosted by Vhong Navarro and Anne Curtis, the noontime show, which is [...]keep looking »