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Pangasinan beachgoers warned vs jellyfish

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The provincial disaster risk reduction and management council (PDRRMC) on Tuesday warned beachgoers to stay close to the shore when swimming in the Lingayen Gulf to avoid being stung by jellyfish.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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

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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 »

Pangasinan town breaks longest grill record

Residents of Bayambang town, Pangasinan province, grill tilapia in a record-breaking feat for the town. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

Residents of this agricultural town in Pangasinan province erupted in cheers as fireworks lit the sky on Friday night after local officials announced that Bayambang’s bid for a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest barbecue has succeeded.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

House seeks to probe MRT GM’s ‘envoy’ Wilson de Vera

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Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol III. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Members of the House of Representatives want to summon Wilson de Vera, the alleged “envoy” of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) general manager Al Vitangcol III, to an investigation of allegations that the transport official tried to extort $30 million from Czech train car builder Inekon Group 21 months ago.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cordillera rice varieties vanishing

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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 »

GETTING THERE

From Metro Manila, Natividad town can be reached through the Manila North Road (MacArthur Highway), after exiting from the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway in Paniqui town in Tarlac province.

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

Natividad: Alternative pilgrimage, ecotourism site in Pangasinan

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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 town brings corn back on streets

RESIDENTS grill some 10,000 corn cobs in Sto. Tomas town, Pangasinan province, on Monday to mark the town’s 106th year founding anniversary. The town set the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest barbecue in 2008. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

Residents of this agricultural town on Monday grilled thousands of corn cobs on a highway to mark its 106th founding anniversary.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

EMB seeks probe of transport of black sand

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A firm contracted by the Pangasinan government to develop a golf course in Lingayen town is in trouble with environment officials for the alleged unauthorized transport of a stockpile of 1,000 metric tons of black sand to a port facility.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Electricity lineman killed in Pangasinan gun attack

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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 »

Mussels from red tide affected areas seized in Pangasinan

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Law enforcers confiscated have seized 55 sacks of mussels, which were harvested from the red tide affected town of Anda in western Pangasinan.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Ikong’ becomes pride of this Pangasinan town

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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 »

Leave the uncut trees alone, groups urge

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Environmental and church groups have pledged to exert all efforts to save the remaining 770 trees along the Manila North Road (MacArthur Highway), most of them in Binalonan and Pozorrubio towns in Pangasinan province, including those that have been girdled or marked for cutting.

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

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