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,...

Dr. Freddie T. Bernal: CatSU’s Officer-in-Charge

With sense of pride and higher expectations, my colleagues and I in the print and broadcast media in Bicol Peryodiko and BPTV online News Live, join the academic community and allied sectors in welcoming Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Bicol regional director...

Will Blended Learning classes start on August 24?

              Recently, the Department of Education in the province headed by Catanduanes Division Superintendent Dr. Danilo Despi stood pat on its decision not to extend the use of public schools as quarantine facilities beyond July 31, 2020.               With...

Is there local transmission in Islang Kayganda?

The alarming spike of coronavirus positive cases from 13 to 16 patients couple of weeks ago were attributed to returnee-LSIs and ROFs and, as expected, this brought home anxieties and worries from residents in barangays where the positive patients reside.

Soon LCC will rise in Pandan

             For the first time and sooner than expected, the Liberty Commercial Center (LCC) will open its branch in the province and guess where? Virac? Nyet. Pandan, yes!              The location of new business hub is right smack in...

Covid-19: Nostradamus Prophecy?

            The other week, a good friend of mine---Manding Delluza--- sent me a very significant trivia-cum- update about this life-threatening covid-19 pandemic scourge engulfing the whole world.              It is a serious matter sent via messenger in that it...

Localized Community Quarantine

              The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. It was a pandemic never before seen. Statistics bares it all: (1) It left about 4,200 people dead; (2) Had infected more than 118,000 others worldwide as the number of cases of cases outside China,...

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...