Archive for July, 2013
Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino, Jr. (second from left) receives his plaque of recognition from Dr. Victoriano Estira, president of the Pangasinan State University (PSU). Espino, one of the university’s most notable alumni, served as the keynote speaker during the commemorative program of PSU’s 34th founding anniversary on July 24 held at the Sison Auditorium in Lingayen town. He urged the University’s leaders and educators to take genuine responsibility in pursuing and realizing a landscape of quality education. (photo by April M. Montes/PIA-1, Pangasinan)
By Yolanda Sotelo
CALASIAO – Pangasinan mayors lamented what they felt was a snob of the province by the national government, citing as examples the non-mention of big-ticket projects like the international airport in Alaminos City and the international seaport in Sual town in President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address.
During the meeting on Thursday of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) Pangasinan chapter, Sual Mayor Roberto Arcinue said Pangasinan had been left behind in funding from the national government. (more…)
DAGUPAN CITY – Former Pangasinan Second District Rep. Victor Agbayani deplored the inclusion of his name in the Commission on Audit report on the 2011 Priority Development Assistance Fund, saying he had left the Congress in 2010.
In a statement, Agbayani “respectfully request the COA to clarify why its report on the 2011 PDAF transactions of the DOTC should involve my name when I had left Congress in 2010.”
“I deplore the careless manner by which unverified information such as this can be released to the media and mislead the public. During my brief stint in Congress from 2007- 2010, I did not allocate any funds from the PDAF for the purchase of IT equipment or computers,” Agbayani said. (more…)
By Yolanda Sotelo
DAGUPAN CITY – Twelve down, 183 more to go.
It’s a month and ten days before the August 30 deadline for the city rivers to be cleared of fish structures, but only less than 10 percent have been removed so far, the Office of the City Agriculture Officer said.
“The process is slow,” CHO Emma Molina said of the demolition of only 22 out of 205 fish structures.
The rivers have been cleared of the structures when former Mayor Benjamin Lim issued an indefinite moratorium on establishment of fish structures. (more…)
The Pangasinan economy cannot absorb all of its employable persons so many of them search for work in other countries.
To be able to work in other countries, they need a Philippine passport.
As the largest province in Region 1, it is logical that people of Pangasinan should have a place here where they can have a Philippine passport.
A Philippine passport is a primary travel document needed by people of Pangasinan who need to go other countries for work or for play.
NIA ARIIP. Ang 65-hectare na Re-Regulating Pond na sumasalo ng water releases mula sa San Roque Dam ay tapos na. National irrigation Administration sa pamamagitan ng Agno River Integrated Irrigation Project (ARIIP) ang nag-implement ng construction ng nasabing Re-Regulating Pond. (more…)