FOURTH District Rep. Gina de Venecia defines political dynasty as nothing but “treating one’s political bailiwick as one’s own business domain”. This was made it clear by De Venecia when she was guest of honor and speaker during the 13th Jubilee of the Rotary Club of Uptown Dagupan headed by Belen Montessa at Blue Jam Restaurant [...]
42 SHOOTING INCIDENTS SINCE JANUARY GRASSROOTS intelligence will be strengthened by the police as it aims to neutralize guns-for hire who are behind most of the shooting incidents in the province. P/Sr. Supt. Marlou Chan, officer-in-charge of the Pangasinan police, reported in a media forum last week that 42 shooting incidents have been recorded for [...]
SHIFT FROM AGRI TO MANUFACTURING BAUANG, La Union—The Regional Development Council (RDC) is aiming to attract more direct investments in Region 1 by shifting from an agriculture-based economy to an expanded manufacturing industry. RDC chairman Juan Ngalob, also Region 1 director of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), said in his State of the [...]
LINGAYEN–“We will continue reaping awards.” This assurance was made confidently by Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr. saying the awards are a testament to his administration’s exemplary leadership in various local governance categories after the Regional Development Council (RDC) awarded the provincial government of Pangasinan four more Hall of Fame (HOF) awards during the First Quarter [...]
PRISAA QUEENS—Beatrice Alvarez (center) of Region 10 is crowned Mutya ng PRISAA 2013 along with (from left) Dana Hernandez of Region 3 (3rd runner-up), Jian Carla Salazar of Region 5 (1st runner-up), Anna Marie Tenajora of Region 11 (2nd runner-up) and Beatrice Luigi Gomez of Region 7 (4th runner-up) during the pageant night held February [...]
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Pangasinan – I am heartened by the report I received last week that Pangasinan will soon have its own history written and published. Nothing can make a country or a community prouder of its heritage than by an account of how its people evolved into what it is today.
FIFTEEN incumbent and former barangay chairmen of Alaminos City filed a plunder case against Mayor Hernani Braganza and other city officials before the Office of Ombudsman last January 11. The community leaders allege that Braganza, together with other city officials, undertook several unfinished and “ghost” projects amounting to P5 billion since his first term in [...]
LINGAYEN—The municipality of Dasol in the western part of the province stands to benefit from the P7 million-fund reward that Pangasinan won for its Seal of Good Housekeeping Award. The money will be spent for the construction of the Bobonot-Tambobong road line to provide better access to the surrounding communities and as a tourism enhancement project.
BINMALEY–Stall owners along the main avenue Plaza Rizal St. here, where a new commercial complex is planned for construction, re contemplating to file more charges against the mayor after he ordered that no business permit be issued them beginning this year. The stall owners, who have been occupying the space for decades now, are already [...]
LINGAYEN—This capital town again celebrated the Bagoong Festival with a float parade and street dance competition January 11 to promote its one-town-one-product item and to honor the industry’s stakeholders. Major bagoong producers sponsored the floats that highlighted their respective products while groups representing schools in Lingayen gave tribute to the bagoong-making process with unique movements [...]keep looking »