FOR the 5th year since it opened, the Malimgas Public Market in Dagupan City continues to operate at a loss. In a report to the city council last week, City Treasurer Romelita Alcantara and City Accountant Teresita Manaois said the supposedly flagship project of the city incurred a net loss of P15.8 million in 2009.
THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has clarified that “marginal income earners” are not required to issue invoices or receipts for their business transactions. Marginal income earners include small businesses such as sari-sari stores and micro-entrepreneurs such as tricycle drivers, street peddlers, and ambulant or sidewalk vendors.
FIFTY fishermen from Pugaro and Carael in Dagupan City received a stock of 400,000 bangus fry produced by the BFAR-NIFTDC last Friday. The fry stock was part of the four million pledged to Dagupan by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource- National Integrated Fisheries Technology Development Center (BFAR-NIFTDC) headed by Dr. Westly Rosario to [...]
BANGUS FRY DISTRIBUTION–Vice Mayor Belen Fernandez hands over a bagful of bangus fry to a fish farmer from Barangay Pugaro during the distribution of 400,000 fry provided by the BFAR-NIFTDC for fish farmers affected by Typhoon “Pepeng” last year. Back to Homepage
NOTING the predicament of farmers and fish raisers in Pangasinan who lost their crops and milkfish from last year’s flood, 4th District Rep. Gina de Venecia is set to file a bill seeking the expansion of the Crop Insurance Program. The neophyte congresswoman, vice chair of the committees of social services and affairs, said the bill, [...]
PANGASINENSE ONE OF BRONZE MEDALISTS YOUNG Filipino math wizards won 31 medals — including two team gold medals, one silver, 28 bronze medals and 11 merit awards — in the International Math Competition (IMC) held in South Korea from July 25 to 29. Among the individual bronze medalists of the Philippine team was Sarah Jane [...]
SM Foundation, Inc., through its Health and Medical Services, conducted a Medical and Dental Mission on July 28 at SM City Rosales. The mission provided free medical check-up, ECG, X-Ray, FBS, bone density scanning, and tooth extraction. Medication for a one month-program including vitamins were also distributed to the patients.
CHEER DANCE CHAMPIONS–Students of Lorma Colleges Special Science High School of La Union, besting five other participating schools, perform their winning routine dance exercise during the 2010 MILO Little Olympics cheer dance competition held at the Narciso Ramos Sports and Civic Center in Lingayen on July 30. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao) Back to Homepage
“THE VOLUNTEER GROUP”–Twenty one non-government organizations based in Dagupan City have joined hands to form what they call “The Volunteer Group” whose representatives recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOA) with Mayor Benjie S. Lim (fourth from left, back row) in response to the mayor’s rallying battle cry that “our city is our shared responsibility.” [...]
LEFTOVER RELIEF GOODS–The Dagupan City Social Welfare Office last Friday became the scene of a surprise “inspection” by several mediamen who found expired noodles in one bodega of the agency and boxes of Milo drinks due to expire in November this year in another bodega. City Social Welfare officer Elsa Santillan said the goods are [...]keep looking »