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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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.

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...

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...