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....

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...