LINGAYEN—Bagoong (fermented fish or fish paste) has long been popularly associated with Pangasinan but it was only recently when it was been finally named as the official One Town, One Product (OTOP) of the capital town. The declaration is contained in an approved ordinance authored by Councilor Judy Vargas and has been registered with the [...]
THE San Roque Power Corporation (SRPC) has given assurance there is enough water from the San Roque Multi-purpose Project for the irrigation of farms planted with second crop rice through the summer months in the 6th, 5th, 4th and 3rd Districts of Pangasinan. Tom Valdez, SRPC vice president for corporate social responsibility, said SRPC can still supply [...]
CALASIAO—Telecom leader Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. have completed the modernization of their fixed and mobile networks in Pangasinan. Smart announced here that the network upgrade for the province is part of a nationwide P67.1 billion network transformation program aimed at enhancing reliability and quality of services.
MOBILE service provider Sun Cellular is teaming up with Chevrolet for motorist assistance stations to be set up in six Shell Fuel Stations from April 4-8, Holy Week days when road travel peaks with vacationers. The stations will offer free call services, car safety check-ups, car care kits, and refreshments to motorists.
PANGASINAN PMAYERS ALL—Governor Amado Espino Jr. and 2nd District Representative Leopoldo Bataoil (standing, 7th and 6th from right, respectively) flash the number one sign with the 12 graduates of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Bagwis” Class of 2012 (standing) and 16 underclassmen (seated) who hail from Pangasinan during a courtesy call at the Governor’s Office on [...]
TWENTY young ladies from all over Pangasinan and some towns in nearby Nueva Ecija and La Union are competing in the Search for Miss Magic 2012. The candidates are Jenelie Zulueta, Mangaldan; Vijita Kumari Shah, Tayug; Lecelle Trinidad, Nueva Ecija; Chinky Medina, Urdaneta City; Elika Shamma Terrado, Binmaley; Ma. Marjorie Antigua, San Carlos City; Lady [...]
FIRST HONOR—Grade five student Nathalie Earl Caguioa, with her parents Norman and Elvie, shows her gold medals as a first honor student and for other meritorious achievements during the 33rd Commencement Exercises and Recognition Rites of the Virgen Milagrosa Child Learning Center in San Carlos City held March 29. She received four proficiency awards for [...]
2012 PRISAA NATIONAL GAMES THE Region 1 delegation is set to leave for Cebu City on April 20 to compete in the 2012 National Collegiate Games of the Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) that reels off on April 22. The team, to be headed by Atty. Gonzalo Duque, president of the Lyceum Northwestern University, is [...]
THE annual Mapandan SK Basketball Championship will be staged on April 8 with all the 15 barangays of Mapandan expected to participate. According to Jay Ronquillo, whose group the National Amateur Basketball Referees Organization (NABRO) Pangasinan Chapter was asked to handle the tourney’s officiating, the hoopfest is exclusive for Mapandan’s resident teenagers aged 19 years [...]
A TAEKWANDO summer clinic opens on April 9 and will be held at the Assada Centre of Dagupan City and Our Lady of Manaoag College. Loreto Velasquez, Jr., chief organizer of the event dubbed as the “Taekwondo Olympic Program”, said the clinic, to be conducted three times-a-week and expected to last during the whole summer [...]keep looking »