Think, Then Speak or Write!

Ronald C. Jordan, managing editor of "Deliver's Voice of Victory" shared some important tips on his Editor's Letter titled, "Think, Then Speak!" These are important tips every writer worth his salt should take heed and listen to with utmost...

Meet and greet with the UP 17th President

The former 17th UP Systems president bared that UP gets 25 percent of the nation's budget for higher education but produced only two percent of its graduates. Brimming with conviction and sincerity, Dr. Javier, a columnist in the Manila...

Diamond Celebration (Diocesan Event)

Last August 5, 2022, all roads in the province of Catanduanes went to the capital town of Virac so to speak. Not only that dear readers. Even some highly religious personalities, relatives and siblings went to the Happy Island earlier or that...

Leadership Synergy

During the campaign period and especially after May 9, 2022 national and local elections, the word SYNERGY was mentioned by the BAGONG TIMPLA political line up of Re-electionist GOV. JOSEPH "BOBOY" CUA, Re-electionist CONG. HECTOR S. SANCHEZ and VG candidate PETER "BOSS...

Unique Oath Taking and Turnover Ceremony (Part 2)

Last issue I said that the event was unique in the first place in that the Holy Mass was officiated by Rev. Fr. Laudemer Gapaz and other priests who were his "Sano" in the Holy Rosary Major Seminary. Due...

Education, Livelihood & Food

In his inaugural message delivered after his oathtaking as the 17th President of the Philippines, PBBM laid his priorities on these three basic needs, namely--education, livelihood and food. Reasons are compelling and imperative. Education as a great equalizer have been tremendously affected...

Presidential Investiture Ceremony

This early, the rank and file of the Catanduanes State University (CatSU) are in the thick of preparations for the incoming AACCUP evaluation and other academic concerns. Significantly, after the Lenten season observance, there will be a convergence of...

RTC Judge Lelu Contreras’ Surprised Retirement

Last February 7, 2022, I attended the birthday celebration and retirement of Branch 43, RTC Judge Lelu Contreras at E-crown Hotel, as representative of SM Ferdz Brizo who was on travel in mainland at that time. Gracing the special...

National Fixation with Tragedy Shift ...

 For commonality of thought and understanding, let us look at the meaning of the word “silly” as defined by  the Merriam Webster dictionary, to wit:  (a) exhibiting or indicative of a lack of common sense or sound judgment, (b) weak in intellect,...

Healthy Aging

Retirement  from government service almost seven years ago and the third declaration of state of emergency for one year nationwide effective 13 September  2021 up to 12 September 2022 compelled me to open my stockpiles of bookholdings to spend my time safely...