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...

Can Lunches Be Lethal?

Alistair Honeybun’s contribution to the “Laugh it’s the best medicine” department of the Reader’s Digest, April 2011 issue, page 146., drew my attention due to its featured laughter story seriously entitled: “Lunches Can Be Lethal.” The featured material, which eventually inspired me to...

NDC Compliance with Paris Agreement Assured

Ever since I became an environmentalist thirty years ago and today, I felt excited and inspired by the message of assurance given to international allies at the 23rd United Nations Climate...

 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...

Ambitious Goals’ Great Chance

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), according to Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, will find it hard to become a major economic force by 2050 if it fails to meet its goal to become a fully functioning economic community by 2025. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...