Aksyon Agad! Labanan Ang Dengue! Clean Up Drive

             Under Office Memorandum No. 19 dated August 8, 2019 Acting Provincial Governor Shirley A. Abundo issued Executive Order No. 19 Series of 2019 declaring every Friday of August and September as Anti-Dengue Day in the province of Catanduanes.              The E.O....

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...

Should We Go Solar? ...

Extensively amended based on stakeholders inputs, House Bill 8179’s final version (1) Limits the scope to “remote and unviable, unserved, or underserved areas,” in selected provinces with less than 2% of the power demand of the Philippines, (2) Requires use of renewable energy, (3) Subjects...

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...

BP: Zooming Upward on its 11th Year

This coming October 24, our most cherished community newspaper---Bicol Peryodiko—is celebrating its 11th foundation anniversary with a bang once again. For this year’s anniversary special celebration, our ‘Bossing’, Ferdz M. Brizo, brought out the idea of holding a songwriting competition dubbed “Festival of Music...

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...

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,...

 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...

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...

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. ...