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PHILHEALTH’S KONSULTA TO BENEFIT POOR DAGUPEÑOS

The city government of Dagupan is targeting some 50,000 indigents and their dependents, and other vulnerable sectors for the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) KonSulta (KONsultasyong SULit at TAma) program. Other vulnerable sectors include senior citizens, members of the lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual; persons with disabilities, and solo parents. Mayor Belen […]

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DAGUPAN TRIKE OPERATORS GET FRANCHISE FEE BREAK

The tricycle permit, regulatory, and franchise fee in Dagupan City will be free for the operators from July 2022 to 2025 as part of the campaign promise of newly-elected Mayor Belen Fernandez. In a speech on her inauguration, Fernandez thanked the members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod for passing the ordinance revising a portion of the […]

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DAGUPAN NAT’L ARTISTS TO HAVE MUSEUMS – DE VENECIA

The works of national artists Victorio Edades and Salvador Bernal will have a permanent home at their birthplace in Dagupan City after the law for the creation of a cultural center and museum was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Pangasinan Fourth District Representative Christopher de Venecia, the author of Republic Act (RA) 11726, said the […]

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12,500 MILKFISH TO BE GRILLED FOR BANGUS FESTIVAL

At least 4,500 kilos or 12,500 pieces of milkfish will be grilled for the upcoming Bangus Festival 2022 slated from April 18 to 30 in Dagupan City after a two-year postponement due to the pandemic. Mayor Marc Brian Lim said this year’s festival will push through given the high vaccination rate here and low coronavirus […]

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100 DAGUPAN STORE OWNERS GET ‘PTK’ CASH AID

Some 100 sari-sari store owners in Dagupan City have received P3,500 financial assistance from former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano. Cayetano said the assistance will be an additional capital for the small entrepreneurs to restock their stores as operations were affected by the pandemic. The veteran legislator said the financial help being distributed is not […]

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DAGUPAN REACTIVATES BANGUS FESTIVAL TASK FORCE

The city government of Dagupan will reactivate a task force to enforce minimum public health standards at the Tondaligan and Pugaro beaches for the upcoming long weekend that also mark’s the annual Bangus Festival. “People will surely flock to the beaches, so we are going to use the same exact task force who will man […]

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REPLICATE DAGUPAN CITY’S COVID VAX FACILITY – DOH

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has commended the vaccination facility of the Dagupan City and urged other local government units (LGUs) to replicate its best practices. “This should be replicated in the whole of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. This is the first in the whole of Luzon. In my visits, I haven’t seen anything like […]

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DAGUPAN HAILS 1ST FIL-AM US WATER MANAGEMENT EXEC

Pangasinan 4th District Representative Christopher de Venecia has congratulated Camille Calimlim Touton, the new deputy commissioner of the US Bureau of Reclamation, who was appointed by U.S. President Joe Biden, making her the first Filipino-American to take a leadership role in the agency.  “The appointment of Camille Calimlim Touton brings honor and pride not only […]

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DAGUPAN LAUNCHES BUY LOCAL EXHIBIT – LIM

The city government of Dagupan has launched an intensified campaign to promote locally produced products or services offered by entrepreneurs to help ease the impact of the pandemic on them. “Sa kalagitnaan ng pandemyang ito, hindi natin pwedeng pabayaan ang ating kapwa Dagupeño na nagpupursigi upang makapaghanap-buhay. (In the midst of this pandemic, we cannot […]