Blue Christmas Celebration

The coronavirus pandemic made worse by the slew of typhoons—Qunita, Rolly, and Ulysses—had no doubt brought a lot of hardships to our populace and the local economy as well.            Apparently, Christmas celebration would indeed be austere, bleak, and...

Fund Diversion: Big No! No!

            Aside from the outpouring of various s supports provided by the national and local governments, Pos, NGos, private individuals and business establishments, our hapless co-provincianos could heave a sigh of relief due to the approval of the additional financial assistance signed...

Tindog Catanganon

Sa estorya nin Catanduanes, matic na minabangon ang mga taga isla sa kadabes na minakuru-kuso ang bagyo, maluya man o makusog, kung kaya, daing rason tanganing panluyahan kita nin boot. Ang Bicol Peryodiko nakikisumaro sa makaturitresteng epektong pagrapado kan...

Vendor’s reasonable rental

        The Sangguniang Bayan of Virac is in the midst of coming out with an ordinance vis-avis the rental rate per square of stall at the newly rehabilitated Virac Supermarket.         As expected, its more than 50% increase from...

The New Unsung Heroes

           Last October 1, 2020, Friday, the Schools Division of Catanduanes, through the enabling leadership of Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Danilo Despi, had conducted a Division Press Briefing at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Gabaldon Building, Virac Pilot Elementary School, San...

No ID NO Entry

In response to the spike of positive cases of covid-19 at seventy-one (71), with 19 positive cases as reported by the Provincial Health Office Governor Joseph C. Cua issued Executive Order No. 044 titled, “Establishing Protocol Regarding Entry of Persons in Establishments”...

EBMC’s Upgrading to Level 3 Category

Catanduanes State University (CatSU) Officer-In-Charge Dr. Freddie T. Bernal attended the 35th  SP regular session last September 7, 2020 at the Legislative Session Hall for a very important mission. Primarily, he appeared to the august members of the Sangguniang...

Austerity vs Necessity

          During times of crisis like this coronavirus pandemic, government employees, want to be reassured of steady income, security of tenure, protection and safety against afflictions like COVID-19.           Except of course for job order employees who are subject...

Disaster amidst Pandemic

Medical experts may point out, there is still the threat of the Covid-19 during an earthquake or a typhoon or any other natural disaster. The Sars-CoV-2 that causes Covid-19 does not go away when the earth shakes or the winds blow hard.There...

The President’s Ultimatum

            Aside from approving the Bayanihan 2 Bill with its P140-billion stimulus fund and additional powers for the President the Senate agenda would focus on measures to address the massive changes in the country’s digital landscape, education, public transportation, business environment and...