Ethics and Justice

            With authority and conviction, Scientology religion founder. L. Ron Hubbard, writes “Since time immemorial, people have preached the necessity to live by the tenets of honesty, compassion and decency—that integrity is the only foundation upon which our life itself is built. But no matter how...

New Beginnings, New Opportunities ...

            Indeed, Taal’s devastations were overwhelming and encompassing. Time and again, it has been proven that whenever disasters happen in the country, social infrastructure including electricity shuts down for days or months, depending on the nature of the disaster and where it struck.

Paradox and Truism

 (First of Three Parts)               Science Undersecretary and Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Sesimology (Phivolcs) director Renato Solidum Jr. exhorted authorities to speed up the mass evacuation of people from the danger zone around Taal Volcano, which continued to convulse and spew lava on...

On LET Board Passers & Typhoon Tisoy’s Destruction

          Today as in the past, the months of November and December are the most critical and dangerous period in the Bicol Region as far as typhoons and its destructive aftermath are concerned. Most especially in Catanduanes which is today as in the past is...

Greta Thunberg Effect

Published on April 7, 1837, “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, written by Hans Christian Andersen, was a story about two weaver’s who promised an emperor a new suit of clothes that they say is invisible to those who are unfit for their positions, stupid or incompetent. They...

Aksyon Agad! Labanan Ang Dengue! Clean Up Drive

             Under Office Memorandum No. 19 dated August 8, 2019 Acting Provincial Governor Shirley A. Abundo issued Executive Order No. 19 Series of 2019 declaring every Friday of August and September as Anti-Dengue Day in the province of Catanduanes.              The E.O....

Should We Go Solar? ...

Extensively amended based on stakeholders inputs, House Bill 8179’s final version (1) Limits the scope to “remote and unviable, unserved, or underserved areas,” in selected provinces with less than 2% of the power demand of the Philippines, (2) Requires use of renewable energy, (3) Subjects...

On Brownouts and Dengue Epidemic

          The Sangguniang Panlalawigan, under the stewardship of Acting Gov. Lorenzo T. Templonuevo, Jr. focused on two concerns under the Committee on Energy chaired by PBM Edwin T. Tanael and Committee on Health chaired by PBM Santos Zafe. Aside from the regular sessions held every Monday,...

Should We Go Solar?

                                                                                        (First of three parts)             It is true that Catanduanes was freed from centuries of darkness. No question about it. Thanks to the powers- that- was during the olden days who made it possible. They had that proactive, visionary attributes. They did not...

The Triumvirate Magic

The pre-campaign sorties of the solid group of GOV. JOSEPH ‘Boboy’ CUA, FGOV. ENGR. HECTOR S. SANCHEZ and Acting GOV. Shirley A. Abundo started in Barangay Solong, San Miguel where the Sunwest Electric Corporation (SUWECO) hydro- electric power is based and operating for quite a...