Disaster preparedness

President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his praises to all the Local Government Units (LGU) of the Bicol Region for the extra-ordinary effort by providing pre-emptive measures in order to minimize the effect of the recent typhoon in the region. Upon hearing the power...

Quo Vadis EBMC?

There was a time when the populace of this island relatively look with pride the Eastern Bicol Medical Center (EBMC) as a bedrock—a center---of health and wellness.                 Apparently, however, in the last two decades or so, its services has deteriorated...

It’s time to shine

ARE they ready for me?  Vice President Leni Robredo posed the question to Cabinet members after announcing on Wednesday that she has accepted—after days of publicly expressing extreme caution—the offer of President Duterte to become his anti-illegal drugs czar. Robredo said she plans to...

BP @ 13: ALIVE & KICKING IN RED COLOR

              Last October 24 we celebrated our 13th BP Foundation Anniversary along with the  fiesta celebrations in Barangays Cavinitan and Gogon in honor of Patron St. Raphael.              To the management and staff, the red color we chose in our souvenir t-shirts...

LGU-VIRAC’s Third SGLG Award

              This month’s release of DILG’s list of Seal of Good Legal Governance in the Bicol Region is indeed very timely as far as the local government unit of Virac is concerned. In a way, we join our colleagues in the media and the constituents...

Bureau of Corruptions

Secretaries Eduardo Año of the interior and Menardo Guevarra of justice yesterday signed a joint department order to suspend the implementation of the GCTA for 10 days. This would pave the way for a review by a joint committee of the Department...

EBMC: To Revert or Not?

The issue regarding the fate and status of the Eastern Bicol Medical Center was rekindled by the privilege speech delivered by Provincial Board Member Santos Zafe during the 9th Regular Session of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on August 27, 2019. Said privilege speech was delivered in response...

The Alarming Dengue Cases

The latest data released by the health authorities in the province is very alarming. The 271 and more than 300 dengue cases in the municipalities of Virac and San Andres, respectively, are more than enough to cause an alarm and compel them to act with...

TESDA HAD COME OF AGE @ 25

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) led by Sec. Isidro S. Lapena, TESDA Director General, celebrates  its 25th Happy Silver Anniversary  this coming August 25-30 nationwide.               As such, the management and staff of Radyo /Bicol Peryodiko  (DWFB-FM, 96,7mhz) joins the...

Cheesy, but Catchy

“Kalain man kang mga jingle na an, bagi’ng dai man pinag isipan”, “uluutro man lang ang tono”, those, among others, are some of the complaints you’ll hear from some quarters in Catanduanes, regarding those political jingles that we have been forced to listen...