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  Sun.Star Pangasinan - Alcala folks discriminated
RESIDENTS of Alcala have been experiencing discrimination from people in other places in Pangasinan due to the quarantine.
Fifth district Board Member Dionisio "Saffe" Villar was irked last Friday when his constituents from Alcala were shoved out from two banks in Carmen, Rosales and in Urdaneta City when they tried to withdraw from their savings accounts.
Alcala Mayor Juanito Collado also expressed lamentation regarding the treatment his town mates were receiving, which would let the municipality suffer economically.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/pan/2003/04/28/news/alcala.folks.discriminated.html   (709 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > ‘Guinness World Record’ for longest grill
ALCALA, Pangasinan: This agricultural town will make two Guinness records on April 29, one for the longest barbecue grill and another for the longest barbecue.
Former Alcala residents now living overseas bought all the grills to be used at $100 dollars a grill of three meters and there are 1,000 grills that were made for the activity.
He said after the activity, the overseas residents of Alcala would donate their grills to the people at the discretion of the municipal government.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/mar/27/yehey/prov/20060327pro9.html   (444 words)

 A.C. No. 289   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Provincial Fiscal of Pangasinan set the hearing of the case for 26 April 1957, which was postponed to 9 May 1957.
When the fiscal was preparing a report on case based on the evidence presented by the complainants, Attorney Cipriano V. Abenojar of Urdaneta, Pangasinan, on 10 June 1957 formally entered his appearance for the respondent and requested that the case be immediately set for hearing.
His attorney of record in the Provincial Fiscal of Pangasinan also required to answer, but instead of answering, he requested that he be relieved as counsel for the respondent.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1962/nov1962/ac_289_1962.html   (1024 words)

 Town bids for world record with 3-km grill - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
ALCALA, PANGASINAN—This agricultural town laid a 3-km grill of pork barbecue and bangus (milkfish) on Saturday in an attempt to land in the Guinness Book of World Records and raise funds for its social development programs.
He said since the presence of representatives of the Guinness was optional, the committee decided to document the activity and submit it to the Guinness office in England for validation.
They were Espiritu, crowned Miss Alcala in 1933, and her daughter, Louella Dauz, 56, who reigned in 1967; and Remedios Fronda, 89, crowned in 1935, and her daughter, Evangeline Espejo, 58, crowned in 1972.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=74348   (653 words)

 Positive News Media : Philippines : Quest for longest grill events triggers economic upturn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
ALCALA, Pangasinan, Mar. 7 (PNA) -- This town’s plan to put up two Guinness World Records comes April 29 this year has triggered a multiplier effect, benefiting its local economy.
On the other hand, Alcala is eyeing to beat record in barbecue grill put up by Dagupan City in Pangasinan during its bangus festival in April 2005 at 2.2 kilometers.
He said the overseas residents planned the activity to spice up their Grand Homecoming on the occasion of the town fiesta of Alcala from May 3 to 6 in honor of the patron saint Holy Cross.
www.positivenewsmedia.net /artman/publish/article_4017.shtml   (363 words)

 Sun.Star Pangasinan - Alcala bids for world record
IF YOU are from Alcala, Pangasinan or even if you are not but have a bloodline or affiliation with the town, and proud of it, join a barbecue grill event there on April 29 and put Alcala in the Guinness Book of World Records.
If it manages to come up with the three-kilometer long grill party, the town will have overshadowed Dagupan City's 2.2 kilometer long barbecue grill set last year (that officially has yet to be acknowledged and recorded by Guinness however), even as it would have established another major tourism event in that part of the province.
On the actual barbecue party event, some 20,000 people are expected to troop to Alcala "to make merry with us and we will only be too happy to welcome them all," the mayor said.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/pan/2006/03/15/news/alcala.bids.for.world.record.html   (317 words)

 PIA News Releases
PANGASINAN (8 March) -- IF you're from Alcala,Pangasinan in the Philippines, or even if you're not but have a bloodline or affiliation with this town, and proud of it, join a barbecue grill event there on April 29 at 5 p.m.
If it manages to come up with the three-kilometer long grill party, the town will have overshadowed Dagupan City's 2.2 kilometer long barbecue grill set last year (that officially has yet to be acknowledged and recorded by Guinness however), even as it will have established another major tourism event in that part of the province.
The very encouraging part, according to Collado, is that 900 of the 1,000 grills they ordered from the contractor have been sold out or reserved, mostly by Alcalenians abroad, this early.
www.pia.gov.ph /news.asp?fi=p060308.htm&no=27   (457 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
ALCALA, Pangasinan - Two persons were killed, one was wounded and four others were captured in an encounter last Wednesday morning between the joint forces of the Philippine Army 71st Infantry Brigade and Alcala and the Sto.
Superintendent Noli G. Taliño, deputy provincial director for operation and provincial intelligence, said the armed men are believed to be members of "178 group," one of two groups of claimants to the 491-hectare agricultural and residential land here called the Pindangan Estate.
Chief Inspector Lenbell Fabia, Alcala police chief, identified the fatalities as Rogelio Montero and Felipe Galleno and the wounded as Armando Lacerna.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storyPage.aspx?storyId=41318   (913 words)

 Manila Standard: The Future is Ours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In fact, he said there are now three cases of SARS victims, two of whom died who are residents of Barangay Vacante in Alcala, Pangasinan, with 696 inhabitants/residents.
Because of the positive identification and findings that they died of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), the municipal council of Alcala, Pangasinan passed a resolution declaring a “state of health emergency” in Barangay Vacante where three barangay zones were placed under quarantine by order of the secretary of Health.
Was the placing of 696 residents of Barangay Vacante in Alcala, Pangasinan, under quarantine of 14 days proper and legal under the Latin maxim of salus populi suprema est lex, even without an Executive Order issued by the President as required by Republic Act 123, but only upon a directive from the secretary of Health?
www.manilastandardonline.com /mnlastd?page=albinoArriero_may02_2003   (650 words)

 G.R. No. MTJ-97-1139   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Memorial Hospital at Urdaneta, Pangasinan, who testified that the bullet did not have any exit and there was no bullet left in the body and it becomes only an injury.
That the patient was advised to be referred to the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital for x-ray purposes, instead he went to the Sacred Heart Hospital at Urdaneta, Pangasinan and went home after x-ray.
Prov'l Fiscal, Pangasinan, appeared to this station and take into his custody the living person of one Weny Dumlao y Miguel, suspect of alfa shooting incident that transpired on or about 161930H July '94, in Brgy.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1997/oct1997/am_97_1139_1997.html   (3507 words)

 SARS: PANGASINAN BARRIO QUARANTINE EXTENDED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Alcala, Pangasinan, April 27, 2003 -- Health authorities extended the quarantine period to one more week for Alcala town since they would have to consider the "lapse period" between Adela Catalon's and her father's death.
Juan Lopez, head of the Department of Health (DoH) subcommittee on contact tracing surveillance, said it is necessary to extend the quarantine procedure to Barangay Vacante, Alcala to avoid possible transmission of the disease.
Aside from the watch on the Pangasinan town, the DoH is also closely monitoring around 600 people who attended a wedding in Tarlac where Adela acted as one of the sponsors.
www.newsflash.org /2003/04/ht/ht003341.htm   (166 words)

 Alcala mayor: Macapagal visit to dispel SARS fears - May 02, 2003
RESIDENTS of Barangay (village) Vacante in Alcala town, Pangasinan expressed hope that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's visit on Friday would dispel fears that they have contracted the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus, Alcala town mayor Junatio Collado told GMA Network radio station dzBB.
Villagers had complained of discrimination in markets and public transport even as the quarantine was lifted.
The President, who spent the night in Dagupan City, was scheduled to arrive in Alcala at 10 a.m..
www.inq7.net /brk/2003/may/02/brkpol_4-1.htm   (298 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
ALCALA, Pangasinan - This agricultural town will make two Guinness records on April 29, one for the longest barbecue grill and another for the longest barbecue.
The money is under the care of the Rangay ti Alcala Foundation, headed by Eduardo Tolentino, being reserved for some projects of the municipal government.
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya - Bayombong Bishop Ramon Villena identified an alleged gambling financier from Pangasinan as responsible for the resurgence of jueteng in the province.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storypage.aspx?StoryId=33880   (957 words)

 PIA News Releases
ALCALA, Pangasinan (22 Mar) -- Congressman Mark Cojuangco of the fifth district of Pangasinan appealed to President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in his speech last Thursday to consider seriously a proposal to build a drainage system along Sto.
Tomas and Alcala to complement the newly inaugurated Hector Mendoza bridge.
Cojuangco informed the President that the construction of the kilometer-long Mendoza bridge, connecting Alcala with southern east and southern west Pangasinan, will still threaten nearby barangay Caranglaan with diverted floodwater coming from Agno river if the necessary floodway is not put in place.
www.pia.gov.ph /news.asp?fi=p040322.htm&no=2   (347 words)

 Fil-Am general gets hero's welcome in Pangasinan - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Soriano also toured the poblacion area of Alcala, noting that the town looked progressive, with its population of almost 36,000 people.
On Sunday night, a testimonial program was held in his honor and a plaque of appreciation as outstanding son of Alcala was presented to him by Mayor Manuel Collado and Vice Mayor Clemente Arboleda.
There was a festive atmosphere in the town hall as residents entertained the "pride of Alcala" with dances and songs.
news.inq7.net /breaking/index.php?index=2&story_id=12353   (587 words)

 Senators Profile
Senator Primicias was born on September 14, 1901 in Alcala, Pangasinan.
He entered politics when he was elected as representative for the fourth district of Pangasinan for three consective terms in 1934, 1941 and 1946 elections and he was an oppositionist and fiscalizer in the House of Representatives.
In 1951, he was elected Senator and became Senate Majority Floor Leader and chairman of the committee on Rules and the member of the Senate Electoral Tribunal.
www.senate.gov.ph /senators/former_senators/cipriano_primicias.htm   (216 words)

 Infrastructure projects on the upswing...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan - The implementation of various vital infrastructure projects to further spur economic growth in this premier province in the North is now in full swing.
It is recalled that Gov. Agbayani also obtained from President Estrada a total of P165.76 million for the concreting of three major provincial roads, and another P258 million for the construction of a new Domalandan Bridge in Lingayen town.
Two of the three roadlines are undergoing construction, the Burgos-Iliw-Iliw Road in Burgos town and the Alcala-Moncada Road in Alcala, Pangasinan.
www2.mozcom.com /~urduja/archives/2000/092000news4.htm   (560 words)

 Towns | Pangasinan In Pictures
ART EXHIBIT.Art enthusiasts visit the booth of young Pangasinan artists at the exhibit of their works like paintings at the provincial capitol compound in Lingayen, Pangasinan during the Pista'y Dayat celebration.
CESAR S..This man join thousands of residents, visitors, and balikbayans in Alcala, Pangasinan during the three-kilometer grill activity along the main road in the town.
These are students from the various schools in Mapandan, Pangasinan as they show their dancing skills as an added attratction during the Hapag-Pandan cooking competition for the 4th Pandan Festival in the town last April 6.
pangasinanpix.prepys.com /archives/category/towns   (529 words)

 ZoomInfo Web Summary: Manuel Collado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Collado said the rain did not dampen the spirits of the Alcalanians in their bid for the Guinness World Records on the longest barbecue grill and longest grill.
Collado said proceeds from barbecue grill street party will be handled by the Ranggay ti Alcala Foundation (Progress of Alcala Foundation) chaired by Eduardo Tolentino, head of the local steering committee.
Alcala Mayor Manuel Collado said the once-in-a-lifetime reunion of town fiesta queen was timed for the grand homecoming of overseas Alcala residents where many former fiesta beauties now belong.
www.zoominfo.com /directory/Collado_Manuel_599458581.htm   (292 words)

 Ilocandia, Cagayan, Cordillera   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Region I or better known as "Ilocandia" lies in the northwestern coast of the island of Luzon.
It is composed of the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan, occupying a total land area of 12,840 square kilometers.
Area 1 has a total of 295 cities and municipalities falling within LWUA's jurisdiction, 129 of which have already formed water districts leaving 166 towns and municipalities yet to form their own water districts.
www.lwua.gov.ph /prov_ws/area_1_06.htm   (618 words)

 eBalita - a FREE service that provides you the latest news from the Philippines through the Web and E-mail
The woman, identified as Adela Catalon of Alcala, Pangasinan, died in a government hospital on April 14, two days after she was confined in a Villasis, Pangasinan medical center before being transferred to Manila.
She was rushed to an unspecified hospital in Villasis, Pangasinan on April 12 and was immediately referred to the government’s San Lazaro Hospital in Sta.
Among the close contacts are Catalon’s cancer-stricken father, who is still confined at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) in Alabang, Muntinlupa City; the man who chauffeured for Catalon since her arrival; an infant who was cuddled by Catalon, and an 11-year-old boy.
www.ebalita.net /go/news/news.php?id=1102   (804 words)

 eBalita - a FREE service that provides you the latest news from the Philippines through the Web and E-mail
The second victim was her father, who got the virus from her when she returned to her hometown of Alcala, Pangasinan in northern Luzon.
As of Monday, the number of Alcala residents earlier quarantined for having contact with the first victim has been reduced to 31 from 200.
Presidential Spokesman Ignacio Bunye, meanwhile, admitted that it was "inappropriate" for him to have earlier used the term "national emergency" to describe the SARS spread in the country.
www.ebalita.net /go/news/news.php?id=1114   (671 words)

 PinoyOnBoard.com - How to win the SARS war
As of April 26, 2003, there were three confirmed cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and a dozen or so suspected cases under observation in Manila, Cebu, Alcala (Pangasinan), Tarlac, Baguio, Maydulong (Eastern Samar), Tacloban, etc. Two of the three patients had returned from SARS-infected countries.
One was a local transmission (a father who got it from her daughter, the very first SARS victim, both of whom died).
This could be in the hundreds, like the 865 contacts of nursing aide Adela Catalon, who was infected in Toronto and returned home town in Barangay Vacante, Alcala, Pangasinan, and died April 14th.
abc.eznettools.net /pob-usa/2003/0507_sars.html   (1426 words)

 March 19 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
ALCALA, Pangasinan – Towns of eastern Pangasinan will now be flood free.
Construction of the Hector Mendoza Bridge was undertaken to provide a permanent all-weather and less-time consuming means of land transportation between eastern Pangasinan and the rest of the province.
The former Chief Executive joined President Macapagal-Arroyo in Pangasinan where she inaugurated the Hector Mendoza Bridge in Alcala, attended a political rally here and had dinner at the house of former Agrarian Reform and Press Secretary Hernani Braganza, who is now running for mayor of Alaminos.
www.news.ops.gov.ph /archives2004/mar19.htm   (4971 words)

 Philippine Information Agency -- Region 1, Philippines - Home
MALASIQUI, Pangasinan --- The recent order of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the military to put more pressures against the communist-backed New People’s Army and finally put an end to insurgency in the country soon drew open support from officials in Pangasinan.
PANGASINAN --- ADVOCATE groups from Region l have been trained on child adoption and legalization of simulated births, it was learned Friday.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan --- The police believe they had busted a gang of thieves responsible for the rampant stealing of cable wires of telecommunications companies in Pangasinan with the arrest of our suspects in Mangatarem town late June.
www.pia-ilocos.com /?S=A   (1030 words)

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