Pangasinan readies for ‘Ompong’

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) in Pangasinan has assured Pangasinenses it is prepared for the possible onslaught of Typhoon Ompong. PDRRMO spokesperson Avenix Arenas,…

Dagupan bangus growers urged to prepare for ‘Mangkhut’

DAGUPAN CITY — The Dagupan City Agriculture Office (CAO) has advised milkfish (bangus) growers here to protect their fishponds and pens in anticipation of Typhoon Mangkhut, which is expected to hit…

Health office confirms first Zika virus case in Pangasinan

MANGALDAN, Pangasinan — A three-year old child from this town is the first in Pangasinan to be infected with Zika virus, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO). Dr. Anna Teresa…

Villasis police to strictly impose helmet law

VILLASIS, Pangasinan — The Villasis Police Station (VPS) will strictly implement the ‘no helmet, no travel’ policy in the coming weeks, following the high number of vehicular accidents in the town.…

Dagupan records 34 lepto cases in August

DAGUPAN CITY — The City Health Office (CHO) here recorded 34 cases of leptospirosis from August 1 to 31 this year, which reflects a 143 percent increase from 14 cases during…

4 Pangasinan Suspects Arrested For Rape, Murder Of Saleslady.

CAMP OSCAR FLORENDO, La Union – Four male suspects were arrested Wednesday for the rape and murder of their victim whose body was found floating along the shoreline of Pantal…

Construction worker dies as drainage canal walls collapse

MAPANDAN, Pangasinan — A 45-year-old construction worker died after he was trapped in a drainage canal when its walls collapsed in Barangay Nilombot here on Tuesday. Senior Inspector Bernard Antolin, in…

Construction worker dies as drainage canal walls collapse

Rice supply not affected by ‘bukbok’: NFA

DAGUPAN CITY – The National Food Authority (NFA) in Western Pangasinan assured the public that the rice supply in the markets in the province are free from weevil, locally known as…

Stranded rough-toothed dolphin in Pangasinan returns to sea

ALAMINOS CITY, Pangasinan — A rough-toothed dolphin (Steno bredanensis) named “Tala”, found stranded in Bolo beach last July 2, has been successfully rehabilitated and released back to the ocean on Tuesday.…

Pangasinan town suffers P25-M agri losses in rains, flooding

BAUTISTA, Pangasinan — The continuous rainfall in the province caused by weather disturbances that intensified the southwest monsoon has incurred PHP25 million losses in the agriculture industry of this town. In…

14 towns, cities in Pangasinan flooded anew

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan — A few weeks after Pangasinan was placed under state of calamity due to severe flooding, some of its towns and cities went under water anew since Monday due…

GSIS offers emergency loan for members in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan — Government employees who are active members of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and are residing or working in the province of Pangasinan can now avail of…

3 alleged gang members killed in Pangasinan encounter

URDANETA CITY, Pangasinan — Three alleged members of a notorious criminal gang involved in armed robbery, drug trafficking and even gun-for-hire activities in Pangasinan were killed in a police encounter here…

Pangasinan health office steps up dengue watch after floods

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) has intensified its dengue watch to prevent, at the very least, the expected massive spike of the disease, after the province experienced widespread…

‘Josie’, ‘habagat’ leave P1.2-B initial damage to Pangasinan

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan — Tropical Depression Josie, which intensified the southwest monsoon and caused torrential rainfall and flooding in Pangasinan, has left an initial damage of PHP700 million to agriculture and PHP500…

4 towns, 2 cities in Pangasinan under state of calamity

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan  — The local government units of Dagupan City, San Carlos City, Sta. Barbara, Bugallon, Mangatarem and Calasiao in this province have declared a state of calamity in their…

Pangasinan on ‘red alert’ status due to floods

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Office of the Civil Defense placed Pangasinan on ‘red alert’ on Saturday as eight towns and one city in the province are critical due to floods. The…

Pangasinan on ‘blue alert’; classes suspended due to ‘Inday’

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Region 1 (Ilocos region) placed Pangasinan under “blue alert” status, while the Pangasinan provincial government declared a province-wide suspension of classes…

44 towns, cities in Pangasinan suspend classes due to heavy rains

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan — A total of 44 out of 48 towns and cities of the province declared suspension of classes due to heavy rains on Wednesday. Patrick Aquino, operation staff of…