PNP’s Return to Drug War

Although conditional and/or hypothetical, the recent warning of President Duterte vis-à-vis its return to drug war deserves serious analysis, anxiety and serious consideration by law-abiding and human rights advocates. Brimming with conviction...

A Good Leader

We contend that if you want to be a great leader, you must first become a great follower. This Although it is rarely discussed, this is where almost all of history’s greatest leaders got their start. This is one of the admirable column by popular...

Expectations from New FICELCO GM

Apparently majority of member-consumers of the cash-strapped and mismanage  Ficelco power distributor in  Catanduanes had a sigh of relief when its management was taken over by National Electrification Administration (NEA) couple of weeks ago. With dispatch the Department of Energy (DoE) through the National Electrification...

The Living Water

THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT (Violet) Cycle A/Year I (March 19, 2017) Ex 17:3-7/Rom 5:1-2, 5-8/Jn 4:5-42 Jesus journeyed with His disciples from Judea to Galilee. He passed by Samaria, and there, tired thirsty, sat by the well where He met a Samaritan woman who was about...

Wanted: A Dependable IPP

Aside from the serious shabu-related cases (events) and EJK and related killings with impunity in our province, the challenging problematic problem of power supply shortage is a pressing one that should be given utmost attention and solution concerned authorities. ...

Bringing the Government Closer to the Businessmen

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Catanduanes in its effort to facilitate the speedy resolution of the power crisis in the province conducted for the first time, their regular session outside the province. Based on the information, the session was conducted at the Golden Bay, in Metro...

SOPA and Natal Day

Gov. Joseph C. Cua ‘s report on the ‘State of the Province Address’ (SOPA) at the Capitol Dome the other week was comprehensive, timely, and practical. Comprehensive in that it covered all areas meant to uplift the socio-economic development of the island province....

Major Drug Convictions At Last

The recent judicial decisions penned by RTC Executive Judge Lelu P. Contreras against some high-value drug personalities in our province should serve as stern warning to those who, in one way or the other, are still engaged in this illegal drug trade. It should...

Thought-Provoking, Timely Topic

The topic chosen on the just concluded 17th Cesar V. Sarmiento’s Oratorical Cup held last January 26, Friday, 2:00 P.M. at the Catanduanes State University (CSU) Auditorium was, indeed, a very challenging, thought-provoking, timely question: “Change to Federal Form of ...

Vibrant Virac’s Victory

It would be safe to assume that the ‘Go Shine Virac’ mantra of Mayor Sammy V. Laynes, which he used as a rallying point during his campaign last May 2016 Ekections and continued today...