CatSU as Model Vaccination Center

With the  cosmetic reforms he denounced as palliatives and band aid solutions---instead of giving long term and systemic changes that will push the University to greater heights and prepare the institution for future challenges such as this global pandemic--- President Azanza will...

2016: Year of Surprises

The print and broadcast media have witnessed and reported breaking news of national and international important developments as chronicler of events. For example, no one would have ever expect, predict or thought these plethora of surprises would 2016 would turn out to...

Newly Minted CatSU President Chosen

Finally, after almost a year of waiting while OIC President Dr. Freddie T. Bernal, CHED5 Regional Director, CESO III, stirred the premier institution of learning in the province, the newly minted second president—Dr. Patrick Alain T. Azanza was sworn into office after...

Who’ll Be the Chosen One?

The question I posed above is very challenging, exciting, imperative, and timely. Right?   However, before I tackle it curiously and seriously, allow me to have this sort of trivia-cum-post prandial reflections.                   The original acronym of the Catanduanes State...

Abaca Capital vs Butterfly Capital of the Philippines

           In what terms or ways do the provinces of Catanduanes and Marinduque have  in common?            Geographically, both are island provinces. Politically, both are lone districts. The latter is represented by incumbent House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco.

The Need for Prayer Power

          The concept of positive thinking, according to Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, has literaly permeated the American culture. And, may I add, practically the whole world today, in view of The Power of Thinking book ,...

Abaca Rehab & Pests and Diseases Control

The abaca plant, scientifically known as Musa Textilis (Nee), innately grows in the Philippine soils particularly in the Bicol Region, the Visayas and Mindanao regions. This favorable soil and climatic  conditions made the Philippines as the top producer of abaca in the...

LGU’s Elevated Response vs ASF

   Recently, Reildrin Morales, the director of the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) sounded the alarm . Decision/policy-makers in the DA and stakeholders in the hog/swine industry ought to take note with emergency and urgency.   Our country is facing its third wave...

Tough Times Ahead

Some foreign and local financial analysts said that the country’s economy is in for a hard drive in the next two or three years. The assessment is correct amid reports of destructive floods and devastation brought about by slew of recent typhoons...

2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH)

           By the time our crusading newspaper hits the streets or reaches the hands of our precious readers, the Philippine Statistics Auhority (PSA) must have started conducting its 2020 “Census of Population and Housing (CPH).           The 2020 CPH,...