Archive for May 18, 2013

Pangasinan elections peaceful – police

PANGASINAN – Pangasinan conducted a generally peaceful election, despite being tagged as one of the 15 provinces under the ‘areas of concern’ list.
Sr. Inspector Ryan Manongdo, public information officer of the Pangasinan Police Office, said the election period here last May 13 was one of the most peaceful elections the Philippine National Police has observed.
He said the PNP’s months of preparation had been very effective as everything turned out well. (more…)


May 18, 2013 at 7:48 pm Leave a comment

Espino is third term governor

LINGAYEN – Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr. was proclaimed as the re-elected governor of Pangasinan as he posted 809,165 votes against Mayor Hernani Braganza’s 280,967 earmarking an overwhelming difference of 528,198.
The governor, who is considered as a runaway winner, is serving his third term on July 1 along with Vice Governor Jose Ferdinand Calimlim, Jr. who was also proclaimed by the Provincial Board of Canvassers (PBOC) on May 15.
The other winning candidates proclaimed that day were Rep. Jesus “Boying” Celeste (1st district), Rep.Leopoldo Bataoil (2nd district), and Rep.Carmen Kimi Cojuangco (5th district), who was represented by former Congressman and NPC Chair Mark Cojuangco. (more…)

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May 18, 2013 at 7:43 pm Leave a comment

EDITORIAL: Senator Grace Poe

Pinatunayan ng sambayanang Pilipino na ang tunay na nanalo sa presidential election noong 2004 ay si Fernando Poe Jr at inireshistro nila ito ngayong senatorial elections.

Siguradong umiinom na si FPJ ng kanyang paboritong cervesa at pulutan na crispy pata dahil sa kaligayahan sa suportang ibingay ng tao sa tatlong tao na malapit sa kanya.

Sino po ba ang number one sa bilangan?…Grace Poe, ang anak ni FPJ.

Sino po ba ang number two sa bilangan?…Loren Legarda, ka-tandem ni FPJ as vice president. (more…)

May 18, 2013 at 7:26 pm Leave a comment

No Catholic vote in Negros Occidental

By Brando Cortez

ROSALES-The results of the elections for senator in Negros Occidental proves that there is no Catholic vote in the said province.

During the height of the election campaign for senators, the Diocese of Bacolod in Negros Occidental came out with tarpaulins declaring candidates as members of Team Patay and Team Buhay based on the candidate’s stand on the Reproductive Health Bill.

The Diocese of Bacolod led by Bishop Vicente Navarra supported the Team Buhay candidates composed of JV Estrada, Cynthia Villar, Gringo Honasan, Antonio Trillanes, Mitos Mgasaysay, Koko Pimentel, Lito David, JC Delos Reyes and Marwil Llasos.

May 18, 2013 at 6:49 pm Leave a comment

A grade VI graduate succeeds in puto business

By Yolanda Sotelo

DAGUPAN CITY – “Please pardon me if I pronounce some words wrongly. I finished only Grade VI because of poverty,” Rodolfo dela Cruz, 69, says in the vernacular.
De la Cruz may have reasons to be jittery as he was telling a group of journalists and government employees, through a power point presentation, the success story of the puto (little rice cakes) business which he started in the 1970s.
But though his humble way, he was able to inspire his audience as he takes them through the early, difficult years of his business, until the present when the business he started in a barung-barong (nipa shack) became one of the more successful puto enterprises in Calasiao town. (more…)

May 18, 2013 at 6:28 pm Leave a comment

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