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  • The Enchantment Of Bolinao

    The Enchantment Of Bolinao

    I only have bits and pieces of facts about Bolinao. First, it is a municipality in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. According to unwritten history, the town of Bolinao used to be a small community of fishermen in what is now Barrio Binabalian located in Santiago Island. There were only a handful of residents with a population of just over a hundred families back then.

    Second, There are a lot of versions on how it has adopted its name. They say it comes from the ''Pamulinawen'' tree which was then abundant along the beaches, but now deemed extinct and some say it came from a fish cal ...

  • Study Tour Leads To Turtles Freedom

    Study Tour Leads To Turtles Freedom

    Students in this city on Thursday returned a sea turtle and 10 tortoises to their natural habitat at the mouth of Pontok River here.

    Westly Rosario, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Research Center chief, said the release of the water creatures served as a lesson on protection of animals to the seven college, 10 high school and 10 elementary students who joined the activity.

    The students, led by Margarita Rosario, a third year molecular biology and biotechnology student at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City, first released the tortoises toward Linga ...

  • 118 Farmers And Igorot Women Receive DOLE Assistance That Would Further Create Jobs

    Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday reported that 118 low-income farmers and Igorot women loom weavers in Umingan, Pangasinan have received DOLE financial assistance that provides them new livelihood which, in turn, boosts their potential to generate more jobs.

    Baldoz said the beneficiaries consisted of 85 farmer-members of the Guardians New Hope Brotherhood International, Inc., based in Brgy. Diket, and 33 Igorot women loom weavers of the Santa Maria Tribal Women's Association (STWA) based in Brgy. Sta. Maria, all in Umingan, Pangasinan. ...