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2 more districts in Pangasinan pushed


The provincial board on Monday discussed for a third time the proposal to create two more congressional districts on top of the existing six.

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

A symphony of trees in Pangasinan town

THE ARBORETUM in Natividad, Pangasinan province, where some of the country’s indigenous and endangered tree species now thrive    WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

The scene seems to leap out of a painting: A group of musicians plays classical pieces on a lawn carpeted by grass. Behind them is a pond framed by tall trees and where ducks gracefully swim.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Expulsion of mayor from NPC heats up politics in Pangasinan


The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) has expelled from the party the newly installed mayor of Urbiztondo town and his mother three weeks after the June 7 assassination of Mayor Ernesto Balolong Jr., a member of the Liberal Party (LP).

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Sual shuts down one power unit due to leak

One unit of Sual power plant. PHOTO FROM TEAMENERGY.PH

The operators of the Sual coal-fired power plant shut down one its generating units Friday morning because of a boiler tube leak, but this was not expected to result in any interruption in Luzon’s power supply.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

CBCP head says he never asked pork scam senators to apologize

Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop and CBCP president Socrates Villegas. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The head of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) took exemption to a report that the group of prelates have demanded an apology from senators accused of pocketing huge sums in pork barrel kickbacks.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »