Pangasinan town to develop "home-stay program"

Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 07:28 p.m.

FOR lack of hotels and inns, the town of Bani, which boasts of white beach and sweet, red watermelons, would like to provide more accommodation facilities to tourists.

Dagupan bent on making exportation of bangus a top industry

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 07:00 p.m.

DAGUPAN City Mayor Belen Fernandez is bent on making the exportation of Dagupan bangus (milkfish) in the international market as a top industry in the city within her term.

Search for new growth center now on in Dagupan

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 08:30 p.m.

MAYOR Belen Fernandez said she is now consulting with businessmen and various sectors of the society in Dagupan City to pinpoint the most ideal location for a new growth center since the downtown area has already become too congested.

Business outlets to sell cheaper school supplies

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 04:01 p.m.

DAGUPAN CITY -- With the looming school opening, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has forged partnership with retailers, supermarkets and malls in Pangasinan to provide school supplies to consumers at reduced prices.

Through the DTI "Diskwento and Balik Eskwela" programs, the buying public could avail themselves of school supplies at marked down prices by as much as 10 percent and special discounted prices, said Provincial Director Peter Mangabat.

Pangasinan manufacturers invited to join business expo in California

Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 10:31 p.m.

LINGAYEN -- Pangasinan producers and manufacturers were invited to join the Diversity Business Exposition to be held in California, USA on October 4.

Hotel Le Duc opens in Dagupan City

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 08:16 p.m.

DAGUPAN CITY -- A new world-class hotel opened here Tuesday to help the city attract more local and foreign tourists and promote it to the world.

Prolonged cold weather affects fish, prawn

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 09:22 p.m.

DAGUPAN CITY -- The fish in Pangasinan continue to reel under the impact of climate change on account of the prolonged weather, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said.

Agreement on livelihood’s provision for tobacco farmers inked

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 10:51 p.m.

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur -- Organized tobacco farmers from Northern Luzon signed an agreement with a cigarette manufacturer to pursue joint projects designed to uplift the lives of farming families in Northern Luzon.

Franchising dealers of tasty Dagupan bangus mulled

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 11:55 p.m.

THE City Government of Dagupan is mulling over the idea of franchising dealers of the tasty Dagupan bangus to protect consumers, especially in Metro Manila and other provinces, who usually make it appear that the milkfish they are selling come from Dagupan but actually are not.

Pangasinan to further strengthen its tourism, cultural groups

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 09:55 p.m.

LINGAYEN -- The Provincial Tourism Operations Division (PTOD) has taken further steps to strengthen tourism and culture sector groups to make them more effective in promoting the province.

PTOD Chief Officer Ma. Louisa Elduayan said the move is necessary to bolster the province’s tourism industry and reinvigorate the distinct Pangasinense culture.

DTI: Butane canisters not designed for LPG

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 01:11 a.m.

DAGUPAN CITY -- The Department of Trade and Industry said the use of butane canisters in storing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is unsafe and could lead to explosion.

Aquino cites Pangasinan booming economy

Friday, March 15, 2013 - 08:47 p.m.

DAGUPAN CITY -- President Benigno Aquino III on Friday cited the booming economy of Pangasinan province as he vowed to further support the development of the province through various infrastructure.

"Makikita ito (pag-asenso) sa inyong mga industriya, kabilang na siyempre ang bangus at handicrafts," the President said in his meeting with local leaders and the community held at the CSI Stadia, CSI City Mall, in Barangay Lucao, here.

Landbank to offer yuan-denominated products

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 10:07 p.m.

MANILA - The Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) will be offering Chinese yuan products starting February this year, initially through its newly-opened branch in Binondo, Manila.