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...

The Three-in-One Magic

        In my coverage of the pre-campaign period sorties of the triumvirate—suspended GOV. JOSEPH ‘BOBOY’ C. CUA, FGOV. ENGR. HECTOR S. SANCHES AND VICE GOV. SHIRLEY A. ABUNDO—I have learned that they have forged an agreement, a sort of covenant. The 3-in-1 formula, is actually the...

Hope and Optimism

The Year of the Earth Dog is about to end. Nevertheless, amid man-made calamities or nature-induced catastrophe we should instill in our coconut shell that above the clouds and the rains, the sun is still shining. Be that as it may, it would be...

CSU Conducts 1st Abaca Stakeholders & Farmers Consultative Forum

Highly committed to its newly mandated function as the “Abaca Research and Development Center” (ARDC), the Catanduanes State University (CSU), this early, had started the ball rolling, so to speak, with the holding of the “First Abaca Stakeholders & Farmers Consultative Forum” on June...

 Is there death of labor in the country today?                                                                                  (Second of a series)

Jojo Robles (The Manila Times, Lowdown, 5/2/18) continued: “Government and big business also conspired to convince the workforce that unionism was the worst thing that could happen to them. Entire armies of workers began to ignore the calls to organize, preferring instead to accept...

Is there death of labor in the country today?

The column run by Jojo Robles titled “The death of labor” in The Manila Times (Lowdown, 5/2/18) caught my attention and probably others with interest. Catchy, relevant, timely, and worth reading over a cup...

75 Housing Units at Relocation Site

Last March 14, 2018 I attended the turn-over ceremony of the 75 housing units at relocation site in San Isidro Village, Virac, Catanduanes upon invitation by the TESDA provincial office headed by PD Demetrio...

Relevant Topic

The staging of the 17th Cesar V. Sarmiento’s Oratorical Cup last January 26 at the Catanduanes State University (CSU) Auditorium at this point in time is truly imperative, providential, and timely due...