Quantcast
Latest Stories
Home » byline

Lady of Manaoag: Blue to purple

By
LENTEN RITUAL  Devotees pray for intercession before the image of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag in Pangasinan province, which is part of the traditional Visita Iglesia (church visits) among the faithful during Holy Week.  WILLIE LOMIBAO/Contributor

On ordinary days, the image of the Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag wears a sky blue cape with matching secondary veil and apron. But at the start of Lent, on Ash Wednesday, her vestment is changed to purple.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Kera kera’y Diyos,’ Pangasinan’s holy fish

By
A fisherman holds up the “kera kera’y Diyos.” WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

Ask anyone at the fish market here where to find “kera kera’y Diyos (God’s leftover)” and you will likely be directed to an ambulant vendor offering it.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Trader De Vera threatens to sue Czech diplomat for libel

By
FILE PHOTO

A Pangasinan politician and businessman has threatened to file a libel case against Czech Ambassador Josef Rychtar for “maliciously” accusing him of attempting to extort money last year from a Czech train company vying to win the contract for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 capacity expansion project.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cordillera rice varieties vanishing

By
A WOMAN tends the terraces where traditional rice varieties are grown in Banaue town, Ifugao province. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Ever heard of “chong-ak,” “imbuucan” and “ominio?” These are rice varieties grown in the Cordillera that are fast disappearing, according to organic food advocates.

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

Natividad: Alternative pilgrimage, ecotourism site in Pangasinan

By
A TOURIST enjoys a refreshing dip in Maranum Falls. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

Lying at the foot of the Caraballo mountains, Natividad has become Pangasinan province’s fast-emerging pilgrimage site and ecotourism destination.

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

Pangasinan farmers pin hopes on tobacco

By
tobacco

If they had a choice, farmers Alejandra Lavarias and her husband, Nicanor, would not have planted tobacco almost 50 years ago.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Will Pangasinan trees still be saved?

By
FR. ROBERT Reyes, the “running priest,” ties a white ribbon around a tree that is set to be felled along a section of MacArthur Highway in Binalonan, Pangasinan, to make way for a road-widening project. WILLIE LOMIBAO / CONTRIBUTOR

If only they were asked, the residents of eastern Pangasinan villages would not have agreed to the cutting of trees that lined the MacArthur Highway traversing their communities.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Electricity lineman killed in Pangasinan gun attack

By
pangasinan map

Two men on a motorcycle shot and killed a lineman of an electric power cooperative San Carlos City on Wednesday, police said.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Town relives its past through ‘bahay kubo’

By
KITCHEN inside Barangay Carriedo’s “bahay kubo” WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

The town square here has turned into a “subdivision” of bahay kubo (bamboo huts) as residents relived history in celebrating the fiesta this month.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Ikong’ becomes pride of this Pangasinan town

By
IKONG the Carabao is the ambassador of goodwill for the meat industry in Mangaldan, Pangasinan.          MARKFIL TERSOL/CONTRIBUTOR

There is an instant celebrity in Mangaldan town in Pangasinan province. His name is Ikong ya Duweg (Ikong the Carabao), the official mascot of the Pindang Festival.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Agencies liable, says provincial board

By ,
SLOW DEATH These trees lining the MacArthur Highway in Binalonan town in Pangasinan province have been marked for cutting to make way for a road-widening project. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

The provincial board on Monday said government agencies behind the cutting of more than 1,000 trees along the Manila North Road (MacArthur Highway) in Pangasinan might be sued for violating a 1963 law prohibiting the destruction of trees along public roads.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Box causes bomb scare at Pangasinan police station

By
Dagupan City map

Police cordoned off a section of a busy street here on Tuesday afternoon after a box was left at the door of a police precinct here.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

9 Pangasinan towns to have no power on Wednesday

By
pangasinan map

Eight towns in Pangasinan along with the city of San Carlos will be without power for 11 hours on Wednesday due to maintenance work to be carried out on certain facilities, including transmission lines, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said Tuesday.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Advertisement
  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima

News

  • Nepal officials go to Everest to try to end crisis
  • Escudero ready to defend self should name appear in Napoles’ list
  • Obama calls for peaceful end to island dispute
  • Russia not abiding by agreement on Ukraine—Obama
  • Magnitude 6.7 quake off British Columbia coast
  • Sports

  • Promoters Dela Hoya, Arum in talks for Pacquiao-Alvarez—report
  • Benzema guides Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern
  • Suns’ Goran Dragic win NBA’s Most Improved Player award
  • Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
  • Ronaldo shakes off injury fears to play Bayern
  • Lifestyle

  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Entertainment

  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • Business

  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Cost-recovery provisions for affected gencos urged
  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted
  • Filipinos in Middle East urged to get clearance before returning
  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement