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DOH’S PRIMARY CARE VAN VISITS PANGASINAN

Some 420 residents of Manaoag, Pangasinan have availed of free services of the Department of Health (DOH)’s primary care van. Gina Gomez, one of the beneficiaries, said the van has saved her time and money. “I usually go to Region 1 Medical Center in Dagupan City to have my X-ray and electrocardiogram (ECG) but with […]

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LINGAYEN OPENS PAGCOR-FUNDED EVACUATION CENTER

A two-story multi-purpose evacuation center (MPEC) complete with facilities that can accommodate a thousand evacuees during flooding or for holding events has been inaugurated in Lingayen, Pangasinan. Lingayen Mayor Leopoldo Bataoil said they have requested the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) to fund the MPEC due to the need of the locality. “Lingayen suffers […]

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PANGASINAN ADOPTS NEW TRANSPORT ROUTE PLAN

The provincial government of Pangasinan will implement the Local Public Transport Route Plan (LPTRP) that sets 44 rationalized routes and 12 developmental routes all over the province in accordance with the guidelines of the Department of Transportation (DOTr). This after the Sangguniang Panlalawigan recently approved the resolution adopting the LPTRP formulated by the Land Transportation […]

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INT’L AWARD FOR DAGUPAN SCHOOL MANGROVE PROJECT

Bonuan Boquig National High School (BBNHS) in Dagupan City, Pangasinan won $50,000 for being hailed as the World’s Best School in the Environmental Action category of T4 Education. From 10 shortlisted schools across the world, BBNHS bagged the first prize through their their Ilog Ko, Aroen Ko (Ilog ko, Pangangalagaan Ko): mangrove tree planting project […]

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PANGASINAN TO ESTABLISH SALT CENTER – GUICO

The provincial government of Pangasinan will soon establish a salt center in the province to boost research and eventually the production of salt from which the province’s name was taken after. Governor Ramon Guico III said he is eyeing the establishment of the salt or “asin” center that will be attached to the existing Center […]

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PANGASINAN ISLAND GETS 1ST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Children are now brandishing their sweetest smiles, delighted they would no longer cross the sea to attend classes as their parents are equally joyous during the inauguration rites of the very first elementary school on the island of Silaki, a sub-village of Barangay Binabalian in Bolinao, Pangasinan. “Silaki” which means unfortunate in the residents’ tongue, […]

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LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN TO ADOPT 4-DAY WORK WEEK

The local government of Lingayen, Pangasinan will implement a four-day work week scheme for its officials and municipal government employees starting July 11. “The adoption of flexible work arrangements (aims) to boost the morale and enhance the welfare of government officials and employees by giving them the opportunity to accomplish their tasks through appropriate work arrangements […]

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BAYAMBANG, PANGASINAN ELECTS 1ST FEMALE MAYOR

Newly-elected Bayambang, Pangasinan Mayor Mary Clare Judith Phyllis “Niña” Jose-Quiambao has vowed to put focus on the mental health of her constituents amid the effects of the pandemic. In her speech during her inauguration, Jose-Quiambao said she is alarmed at the rise in suicide cases in this town hence, her plan to address mental health […]

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DPWH FINISHES ROAD, BRIDGE PROJECTS IN PANGASINAN

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed two infrastructure projects in Alaminos City and Malasiqui to provide ease of access to motorists in Pangasinan. According to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, the two-lane Casolming Bridge along Pangasinan-Zambales Road in Alaminos City has now been widened into four lanes to accommodate the increasing number of motorists […]

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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 […]