Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 09:52 p.m.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- Additional personnel deployed on Friday to a police station in Bani, Pangasinan went back to their La Union headquarters on the same day they.
This was confirmed by Bani Police Chief Norman Florentino in a text message last Monday, adding that the move to recall the town mayor has reportedly been delayed.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 09:50 p.m.
DAGUPAN CITY -- Seldom are the lowest members of an office or department in a local government unit (LGU) given recognition for their outstanding performance.
But this is exactly what the city did -- it recently conferred awards to a number of personnel Waste Management Division (WMD) after they successfully implemented the "No Segregation, No Collection" policy.
Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 10:53 a.m.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – A provincial health officer warned that babies and toddlers face health risks from thirdhand smoke, which includes the lingering smell of smoke on clothes, skin, and hair.
"Masama sa kalusugan ng mga bata kasi wala silang immunity sa smoke na yon. Kung paulit-ulit ang pangyayari, ito ang dahilan kung bakit ang bata ay laging may ashma, o may bronchitis, o bronchoneumonia dahil mas risk factor sa bahay," Provincial Health Officer Anna de Guzman said.
Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 10:52 a.m.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- Two teams from the Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) will be sent to augment the staff of the Bani Police Station, whose personnel will be transferred to other units.
Assigning the teams to Bani is only temporary, Region 1 Police Director Franklin Bucayu Jr. said.
Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 10:51 a.m.
DAGUPAN CITY – The Panda Volunteer Fire Brigade will be receiving P2 million assistance from the city government.
The first P500,000 will be given next week while another tranche with the same amount will be given before the year ends. The rest will be given next year.
Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 12:28 a.m.
DAGUPAN CITY -- One of the four suspects in a mauling incident last January was arrested at his hiding place by members of the Dagupan City Police on Friday morning.
Police Chief Romeo Caramat Jr. said Rudy Soriano, 23, a resident of Amado Street, was nabbed by virtue of a warrant of arrest for the crime of frustrated murder.
Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 12:27 a.m.
DAGUPAN CITY -- Twenty-four regular blood donors joined the Philippine Red Cross (PRC)-Pangasinan Chapter Galloners Club on Friday after they gave regular blood donations and rendered additional service to the program.
The Galloner's new club members were given individual plaques of recognition for their continuous support to the program of the Philippine Red Cross.
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 11:02 p.m.
DAGUPAN CITY – The first cousin of the city's police chief Romeo Caramat Jr. and two others were arrested on Monday for illegal drug possession.
Efren Caramat, 24, a resident of PNR Site, Mayombo, Alex Cervantes, 24, of Malued District, and Ranillo Fernandez, 30, of Barrera Street, were arrested by police operatives in a surveillance operations along A.B. Fernandez East (at the vicinity of the old Veterans Bank office) in this city.
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 11:01 p.m.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – The “One Blood, One Barangay, One Pangasinan” mass blood donation project of the Liga ng mga Barangay Provincial Federation headed by Board Member Amadeo Espino produced 146 blood units/bags.
In cooperation with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC)-Pangasinan chapter, the whole day project was held Thursday at the Pangasinan Training and Development Center at the Capitol Compound here.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 11:43 p.m.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) had an emergency meeting on Wednesday to prepare for typhoon Juaning that has already killed 20, as of Wednesday afternoon.
Presided over by Governor Amado Espino Jr., the meeting checked the preparedness of each provincial department/office and concerned government agencies.
Sunday, July 24, 2011 - 10:36 p.m.
LINGAYEN -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) scrapped the certified seeds subsidy program the farmers enjoyed the past years.
Instead, the DA will focus, among others, on provision of irrigation system; eliminate or reduce middlemen (which are contributory to increase of prices of commodities); link farmers directly to the market in Metro Manila and other highly urbanized areas; and support the farmers and fisherfolk with technical know-how.
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 11:35 p.m.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala will visit the province on Friday to meet officials, fishers and farmers and to discuss matters related to government aid and irrigation.
The secretary will have a breakfast meeting together with Governor Amado Espino Jr. and Pangasinan mayors at the Capitol Resort and Hotel.
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 07:10 p.m.
SAN CARLOS CITY -- A treasurer of Barangay Mestizo, this city, is facing a murder charge for stabbing to death a village chief early morning Tuesday.
Federico Hermogino, 67, stabbed several times, using his folding knife, village chief Alberto Manzon, 66, inside their barangay outpost.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 08:38 p.m.
DAGUPAN CITY -- The City Government has placed restrictions on the buying and selling of bangus (milkfish) at a wholesale trading center here, a temporary move to bring prices up.
As a result, stallholders and wholesalers at the Magsaysay Fish Market will only be able to buy and sell bangus from certain sellers, depending on the day of the week, local officials said.
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 01:00 a.m.
LINGAYEN – A provincial lawmaker is contemplating filing a resolution opposing the operation of the Loterya ng Bayan in the province of Pangasinan.
But before taking any move to oppose the Loterya ng Bayan Provincial Board Member Alfonso Bince Jr. has filed a resolution inviting Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Chairman Margie Juico and other concerned persons to a question hour to shed light on the upcoming entry of Loterya ng Bayan in the province.
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 12:59 a.m.
DAGUPAN CITY -- The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) will conduct simultaneous earthquake drill in 21 public and private elementary and secondary schools here.
Public Order and Safety Office (Poso) chief Robert Erfe-Mejia said this activity is part of the city’s commemoration of the July 16, 1990 earthquake which damaged several buildings in the city and destroyed the bridge at Perez Boulevard.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 10:55 p.m.
CALASIAO, Pangasinan -- A young police officer shot and killed his brother and his brother's wife while under the influence of alcohol in Barangay Macabito in this town.
Twenty-eight-year-old Roger Paningbatan, a police officer 1 detailed at the Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB) at Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig, was charged with homicide and frustrated homicide at the Pangasinan provincial prosecutor’s office.
Monday, July 11, 2011 - 11:45 p.m.
LINGAYEN -- An employee of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Calasiao died early Monday morning from multiple gunshot wounds after unidentified men peppered him with bullets as he stepped out of his home.
Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 08:00 p.m.
LINGAYEN -- Two wanted persons who are suspected to be members of a gun-for-hire and cattle rustling group were arrested Sunday morning by Pangasinan policemen.
Pangasinan Police Provincial Information Officer Gerardo Roxas said Eduardo de Guzman, 62, and Oscar Ancheta, 47, were nabbed by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by Judge Teodoro Fernandez of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) Brach 38, Lingayen.
Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 08:00 p.m.
DAGUPAN CITY -- The City Government and the City Schools Division inked a pact with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC)-Pangasinan chapter concerning the conduct of disaster preparedness training in schools.
The recent signing of the memorandum of agreement coincides with the country's observance this July of the National Disaster Preparedness Month.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 10:38 p.m.
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union -- Two more of the suspected hold-uppers who robbed a Coca-Cola warehouse in Marcos, Ilocos Norte were killed during police operations last Tuesday.
The 10-minute firefight and running gunbattle, which occurred Tuesday noon, resulted in the killing of two hold-uppers and the arrest of two remaining suspects, Ilocos Norte Police Provincial Director Marlou Chan said in a report to Police Regional Office 1 Director Franklin Jesus Bucayu.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 11:12 p.m.
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union -- The chief of police of Marcos, Ilocos Norte, and one of his men died Sunday morning while in hot pursuit of hold-uppers.
Men and women of Police Regional Office 1 (PRO1) have mourned the loss of Police Inspector Naldo S. Aromin and SPO2 Danny Ballesteros, who both died in a firefight with suspected robbers in Barangay Lydia, Marcos, Ilocos Norte.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 11:12 p.m.
BOLINAO, Pangasinan -- The Provincial Government will conduct a consultation dialogue on Wednesday with aquaculture stakeholders from the municipalities of Anda and Bolinao.
The dialogue will be held at the El Pescador Resort in Poblacion here.
Sunday, July 3, 2011 - 09:39 p.m.
LINGAYEN -- The province of Pangasinan has been placed under state of calamity due to damages on agriculture and infrastructure caused by Tropical Storm "Falcon".
In effect, the affected municipalities, cities and barangays need not pass a local resolution for such to enable them to use their respective calamity funds.
Friday, July 1, 2011 - 10:35 p.m.
DAGUPAN CITY -- Elementary and high schools students in the La Salette School here conducted their automated student council elections, the fourth such polls using computerized technology.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 10:41 p.m.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- The police chief of Laoac and three other officers were relieved of their positions owing to their involvement in a shootout that left a father and a son dead.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 10:40 p.m.
DAGUPAN CITY -- The Department of Health (DOH) will hold the second nationwide PhilHealth Registration Day on June 25, Saturday, in this city, one of the seven venues in Ilocos Region.
In Pangasinan, these are in the cities of Dagupan (Dagupan City People’s Astrodome), San Carlos, Urdaneta and Lingayen town, DOH-Ilocos Director Valerio Lopez Jr. said.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 11:24 p.m.
ROSALES, PANGASINAN – Ground work has started for the Sual Port Development Project in Pangasinan's first district after it purchased a lot that is now being used as a road for its heavy equipment.
Right-of-way issues heading to the project site were settled by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), Sual Mayor John Rodney Arcinue said.
Monday, June 20, 2011 - 05:30 p.m.
A FATHER and son suspects died while three others were injured in a police operation, responding to a report about an alleged indiscriminate firing, in Barangay Lebeg, Laoac town, Pangasinan.
Authorities identified the fatalities as Rodrigo Ellazar, Jr. and his son Gener Eleazar, both residing at the Ellazar compound, Barangay Lebeg.
Monday, June 20, 2011 - 05:28 p.m.
DAGUPAN City Mayor Benjamin Lim called on the City Council to start preparing for next year’s budget.
It can be remembered that the 2011 budget was only approved last March and was lower than the 2010 budget.