Archive for September 25, 2012

MAGANES: Nani is “it” for governor


Political speculations on who will run against Pangasinan Governor Amado T. Espino Jr. has finally subsided.

Alaminos City Mayor Hernani Braganza, according to my reliable source, has accepted the challenge to throw his hat in the gubernatorial race in May 13, 2012 elections. His acceptance was triggered by the endorsements of political stalwarts in the province notably popular political personalities in every municipalities in the province.

Prior to his final nod to challenge Espino, it was learned that Braganza had been conducting consultations among political leaders of Pangasinan in Manila. These leaders have promised to give Braganza their total support during the campaign period up to election time.

To the dismay of many political kibitzers, many of those leaders are incumbent mayors, vice mayors, municipal councilors and even barangay officials. My mole who have witnessed how the political leaders pledged their support said he was surprised at how Nani won their hearts and took them on his side. He even said many of the leaders are former allies of Espino and belong to the ruling political party in the province. (more…)

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September 25, 2012 at 1:12 pm 1 comment

WITH OR WITHOUT SEAL OF GOOD HOUSEKEEPING


Pangasinan keeps good governance

DAGUPAN CITY -Pangasinan was awarded the Seal of Good Housekeeping recently, but a member of the provincial board said that the province will continue to uphold good and transparent governance with or without the award.
Board Member Von Mark Mendoza said, “Even without the Seal of Good Housekeeping we are already doing that [good and transparent governance] from the very first day the governor [Amado T. Espino Jr.] assumed his post.” (more…)

September 25, 2012 at 1:09 pm Leave a comment

ORTIGOZA: Cop pokes gun at police director’s daughter


PO1 Sta Maria should have been sacked from the police service just like what the Philippine National Police did to “bolotong”,er, “Kotong (extorting)” cop SP04 Jose dela Pena. (more…)

September 25, 2012 at 1:07 pm Leave a comment

Estrella favors 100% foreign equity in RP’s industries


By Mortz C. Ortigoza

MANGALDAN – Former congressman Conrado Estrella favors 100 percent ownership of Philippine industries in favor of foreign investors to generate employment among Filipinos.
Estrella, the first nominee of Abono Party List group for the next year’s poll, said he was in favor of amending the constitution that hamper 100% ownership of industries for the country to be just like in China and Vietnam that draw cash-awashed foreign businessmen.
“Everything should be open if you want to invite them (investors). If you want to keep them here, (they should) know (they are) secure,” he stressed. (more…)

September 25, 2012 at 12:59 pm Leave a comment

Abono hits vendors for dyeing their imported pork red


By Mortz C. Ortigoza
ROSALES – The chairman of the Abono Party-list group assailed the modus operandi of sellers of imported meat by dyeing it red to deceive customers that their products are fresh.
“It’s really a problem,” Engineer Rosendo So said.
He explained that after the frozen meat is extracted from the box, these unscrupulous vendors sell these as fresh by dyeing them red.
He said this is objectionable because it could endanger the health of consumers (more…)

September 25, 2012 at 12:56 pm Leave a comment

BILLIARD FANS


. These students and teachers pose with billiards king Efren “Bata” Reyes after the latter’s exhibition match with Francisco “Django” Bustamante at the town gymnasium in Urbiztondo last September 17. The exhibition match between the two world billiards kings was brought in the town by acting Vice Mayor Martin Raul Sison II.CESAR RAMIREZ

September 25, 2012 at 12:53 pm Leave a comment

MAGANES: The long wait until December 2012


The long wait until December 2012
The political climate in the province of Pangasinan, as of this writing, is still full of uncertainties on who will likely run against the incumbent officials from the provincial government up to the municipal level. The uncertainties can be attributed to the lack of enthusiasm among the would- be candidates to declare this early their intentions to run into political offices in 2013. (more…)

September 25, 2012 at 12:43 pm Leave a comment

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