Archbishop Socrates Villegas and Mayor Benjamin S. Lim led the ribbon-cutting ceremony last Wednesday for the Heritage and Legacy Photo Exhibit dubbed “Pananisia” featuring portraits of bishops who have made a big impact on the Catholic faithful and the various churches under the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan. The exhibit is part of the Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan [...]
THE Dagupan government and the city’s Filipino-Chinese community are jointly organizing the festivities to welcome the Chinese New Year beginning February 10. Mayor Benjamin S. Lim and City Tourism Officer Rose Mary Teng-Mejia met with fellow Sino-descent sector representatives last January 16 to discuss the details of the celebration, which will usher in the reign [...]
SOME 35 boats artfully adorned joined the fluvial parade contest in honor of Dagupan City’s patron St. John the Evangelist. On the afternoon of the Feast Day of the fisherfolk saint, the boats cruised from the Star Plaza Hotel dock and ended at the Babaliwan in Poblacion Oeste. A procession led by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates [...]
DAGUPAN CITY FIESTA DAGUPAN city’s major thoroughfares glowed as decorated and brightly lit floats paraded around the downtown loop during the Bayanihan Sa Liwanag competition last December 26 as part of the City Fiesta celebration. Shining brightest was Charles-Rent-A-Car’s lighted vintage car owned by Florencio Co, which was adjudged champion and won P30,000 cash prize.
DAGUPAN’S new corporate seal has been issued a certificate of registration by the Department of Interior and Local Government and can now be officially used by the city. “This new seal of ours truly reflects the historical, economic, and cultural values of our city,” said Mayor Benjamin S. Lim who received the certificate from Dagupan [...]
BSL’S D-DAY THE Lim administration has finally set the bidding for the controversial sale of MC Adore on December 17, 2012 for a minimum bid of P106,283,000. The “Notice to Bid,” published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Manila Bulletin on November 28, 29 and 30, 2012 was signed by Mayor Benjamin S. Lim as [...]