Pangasinan enforces protocol vs ASF

MAPANDAN, Pangasinan — The provincial government of Pangasinan is implementing the “1-7-10 protocol” of the Department of Agriculture to manage and control the African swine fever (ASF) from spreading. This, after 15 of the 30 blood samples from hogs confiscated in Barangay Baloling here resulted positive of ASF as of Sept. 26. “We are conducting … Read More

10 towns in Pangasinan suspend classes due to TD Nimfa

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan —The towns of Mangatarem, Aguilar, Bugallon, Basista, Mangaldan, Urbiztondo, Bayambang, San Quintin, Bautista and Asingan cancelled classes Wednesday (Sept. 18) as of 8:30 a.m. due to heavy rains brought by tropical depression “Nimfa”. Tala Laoang, researcher at the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), said the occasional heavy rains are experienced in … Read More

Illegal ‘treasure hunting’ discovered on Hundred Islands

ALAMINOS CITY, Pangasinan – The Community Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) has uncovered alleged illegal treasure hunting activities in one of the islands of the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP) in this city, an official said Friday. Lawyer Hipolito Salatan, CENRO western Pangasinan officer-in-charge, said an abandoned bunkhouse was found on one of the islands last … Read More

Manhunt underway for gunmen in ambush of ex-Pangasinan guv

MANILA — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde on Thursday ordered a manhunt against the still unidentified assailants who ambushed the convoy of former Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr. on Wednesday afternoon. PNP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac said Albayalde has directed the Police Regional Office (PRO-1) to immediately arrest the suspects, expedite the … Read More

3 fishermen rescued in Pangasinan

DASOL, Pangasinan — Three fishermen have been rescued here by fellow fishermen after their boat capsized due to strong waves caused by intensified southwest monsoon.  Capt. Gilbert Ferrer, officer-in-charge of Dasol Police Station, identified the rescued fishermen as Lito Buccat, 30; Roel Baitle, 25; and Rey Opinga, 29; all residents of Barangay Poblacion Infanta.  “They were … Read More