NO TO VOTE-BUYING—Youth volunteers of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) raise placards condemning vote-buying during the Lakad Pangasinan organized by PPCRV last May 4. Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas led the march. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao) Back to Homepage
LET’S celebrate a Sunday Mass in every barangay. This was the call made by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas to priests in the archdiocese in a pastoral directive dated May 7.
IT’S not just the liquor companies and sellers, but also the police, who are glad about the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court (SC) on the five-day liquor ban in relation to the May 13 election. Senior Inspector Ryan Manongdo, spokesperson of the Pangasinan police provincial office (PPO), said while they would [...]
A GRENADE was found in front of the house of Urdaneta Mayor Amadeo Gregorio “Bobom” Perez IV, a day after his birthday and two days after he hosted a luncheon for President Benigno Aquino III who was in town for the election campaign.
LINGAYEN—Is 20-year old Richard Ortega ironically being held against his will over a kidnapping charge he filed? Ortega earlier filed a complaint against re-electionist 2nd District Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil for alleged illegal detention tantamount to kidnapping after he was allegedly questioned by a group of men, including Bataoil, for taking photos of supposed vote-buying activities [...]
LINGAYEN—A motion has been filed before the Commission on Election (Comelec) First Division in Manila seeking the suspension of the proclamation of 2nd District Rep. Leopoldo Bataoil and his brother, Lingayen Municipal Councilor Ramon Bataoil, should they win in their respective re-election bids.
VOTE according to your conscience. This was the advice given by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to beneficiaries of the national Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), some of who have reportedly been threatened by incumbent mayors running for re-election.
PRISONERS serving time or waiting arraignment in the five district jails in Pangasinan will still be able to exercise their right to suffrage and preparations have been made for casting their votes on May 13 along with the rest of the country’s voters.
IT’S nine from Team PNoy and three from the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) for Pangasinan’s choices for senator based on the result of a survey conducted by Quezon City-based Data Advisors, Inc. as commissioned by an investor named David Sanchez. The results showed that Senator Loren Legarda of Team PNoy leads with a 65.2 percent [...]
HEAVENLY GRILL—Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas will not be left out of the Bangus Festival Kalutan ed Dalan event on April 30. He gamely sets up a grill just outside the gates of the St. John Metropolitan Cathedral, burns the charcoal and broils his select bangus for his next meal. (Punchphoto by Willie Lomibao) Back to [...]keep looking »