No to online pornography & violence against women and children

            Just like other provinces in the Bicol Region and, in fact, nationwide, the island province of Catanduanes is excruciatingly reeling from man-made and nature-induced calamities or catastrophes.             Some were highly controversial and mind-boggling like the mystery behind...

CatSU’s Golden Anniversary

            As the province’s premier institution of higher learning, the Catanduanes State University (CatSU) earnestly awaits its 50th Foundation Anniversary this coming June 19, 2021 with lots of festive activities subject to health protocols due to the spike of the highly infectious,...

Longest Rope in the World: Guinness Book of Record Attempt

        With the recent declaration of Davao as ‘Cacao Capital of the Philippines’, the more the provincial government and constituent of the Happy Island are pinning their hope on Senate Bill -filed by Senator Cynthia A. Villar, Chairperson, Senate Committee on Agriculture...

Community pantry and health protocols

While the community pantries were created for a good purpose – helping those in need -- it soon became a scary sight of people gathering and lining-up. Photos of community pantries across the country showed lines where no one was observing social...

Partnership not Privatization!

Last year, a Sangguniang Panlalawigan legislative measure (No. 523-2020) entitled “A Resolution Expressing Support for the Initiative to Privatize First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative, (FICELCO) Inc., and Calling for the National Electrification Administration (NEA), the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Energy Regulatory...

The Long Wait Relatively Over!

Apparently, after several years of inconvenience and waiting, the affected market vendors’ endurance, patience and perseverance, bore fruit. The controversial perennial question: “How long is temporary?; claimed  by a certain local legislator allegedly as his brainchild, is finally answered. The long wait...

On Bidding Documents Snatching

            The relatively booming construction industry in the province had been alerted by the reported snatching of bidding documents by a person with a back-up riding person right smack in the Department Of Public Works Compound. The victim was a hurried female...

Catanduanes: Abaca Capital of the Philippines

             In the not-so-distant future, two landmark bills pending in the 18th Congress would officially elevate the province of Catanduanes not only in the Philippines but the international community in general. With bated breath, this crusading community newspaper joins our fellow Catandunganons...

Ceremonial Vaccination

The twin simulation exercises conducted the other week at the Eastern Bicol Medical Center (EBMC)- one for land and water, the other for air and land..bore fruit. Although, not perfect, these simulation exercises was considered one of the best planned executed and...

Tribute to Bishop Ping C. Sorra

            The management and staff of Bicol Peryodiko Publishing Services join the Christian Roman Catholics---the clergy, various religious leaders and laymen--- in the passing of the Most Rev. Bishop Jose C. Sorra, the first ever  Catandunganon appointed by the Vatican in that...