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In Dagupan, good governance is key


Looking back, the bustling coastal city of Dagupan in Pangasinan province was literally reduced to rubble after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck a wide area in Luzon in 1990.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Angara says PH ‘salvation’ lies in Benham Rise near Aurora


Former Senator Edgardo Angara has urged the government to create an environment that would attract the private sector to explore Benham Rise, a wide underwater plateau in the country’s eastern seaboard believed to be rich in gas and minerals.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In Baler, artists’ refuge emerges from a village

INTERIOR of the Long House at the Artists’ Village in Baler town in Aurora province features the works of local artists. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

Every Sunday, visual artist Vincent Christopher Gonzales and his fellow members of the Aurora Art Council travel for 30 minutes to a wooded area near a cove in Baler town in Aurora province to paint.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

32 Batangas fishermen rescued in Pangasinan waters

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Thirty-two fishermen from Batangas province were rescued on Tuesday off Bolinao in Pangasinan province after their boat conked out and drifted for at least eight days in the West Philippine Sea, police said.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Searching for Rizal’s Pangasinan poem


Could national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, have written a poem in Pangasinan language? Local historians in Pangasinan province wanted to find this out, after a former marketing executive claimed that his father used to read a book that contained Rizal’s poems in Pangasinan.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »