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...

SOPA: Need for a Grandmaster Plan

                  Gov. Joseph C. Cua’s state-of-the-province-address (SOPA) delivered the most comprehensive, in fact, the most serious and compelling report  in this harsh and trying times.  That is, devastated that we are with Covid-19 pandemic, 3 typhoons and recently African swine fever (ASF)...

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...