DAD TELLS DOJ ALAMINOS CITY–A petition for habeas corpus is set to be filed by the parents of the 16-year old boy from Bayambang, the reportedly the witness who claimed he had knowledge of the involvement of Gov. Amado Espino Jr. and First District Rep. Jesus Celeste, presently in the custody of the Department of [...]
FORMER Gov. Victor Agbayani has given up his post as general campaign manager for the Liberal Party’s (LP) ticket in Pangasinan and has given gubernatorial candidate Hernani Braganza full rein to lead the party’s campaign. Agbayani, who opted not to run for any post in the May election, said his withdrawal will allow the campaign of Braganza, [...]
THE first phase of the Sual Shipping Port in Pangasinan, covering the 180-meter wharf along the Baquioen Bay where ships will dock, is now complete, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) announced. Silverio Mangaoang, PPA manager, said phase 1 cost P100 million and was bankrolled from PPA’s financial share of the project. The second phase, costing [...]
LINGAYEN–Pangasinan added another feather to its cap by bagging the prestigious TOFARM 2012 Award for its “Ilog Ko, Bilayen Tan Aro Ko” program. TOFARM, or the Search and Award for the Ten Outstanding Farmers of the Philippines, is given out by the Junior Chamber Philippines, Inc. (JCP) and Universal Harvester Inc.
CLAIMS BLACK PROPAGANDA A REQUEST for investigation, not charges for plunder. This clarification was made by Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza last week in a press conference he called in Dagupan City after local and national media reported that a plunder case has been filed against him before the Ombudsman by several barangay chairmen from [...]
GOVERNOR’S DEFENSE READY LINGAYEN–“What was filed against the governor is pure harassment done by a fiction writer.” This was the declaration of Atty. Abraham Espejo, lead counsel of Gov. Amado Espino Jr., who is facing a plunder case before the Office of the Ombudsman for allegedly receiving payola from the operations of the illegal numbers [...]
ON PANGASINAN “HIGH-RISK” TAG LINGAYEN—Armed with resolutions from the mayors’ league and the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP), provincial officials are headed to the office of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary to call for the delisting of Pangasinan among the 15 election “high-risk”. The SP Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved a resolution last week, sponsored [...]
LINGAYEN—Pangasinan is a winner. This was the impression of the 27 Miss Earth International candidates who spent three days in the province where some of the pre-pageant night activities were held. “Number 1 nga talaga ang Pangasinan,” said Ms. Philippines Stephany Stefanowitz in an interview.
THE provincial government now proudly claims that it has weathered the most difficult challenges in its coastal and river clean-up efforts under the Ilog Ko, Bilayen Ko tan Aroen Ko program. “We have prevailed against all odds,” said Provincial Administrator Rafael F. Baraan during the KBP Forum last week. Baraan said the biggest challenge was the [...]