Pope Francis’ Rekindling Homily

As one of the major highlights of our Christian faith, the Lenten Season gives us the opportunity to reflect on the prophet Hosea in the Old Testament who called out: “Come, let us return to the...

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...

             Education and Environment

  In our country the month of June primarily focuses on educational concerns, be it public or private. Although free education is already In full implementation of the K-12 program  realized through the collective efforts of the executive and legislative branches of government of the...

Political Speakers

              We doff our multi-colored hat to Education Secretary Leonor Briones for her anticipatory, bold, discerning, and imperative move reminding  school officials to ensure that graduation or moving-up rites will not be used as venues for politicking or electioneering exercises in public elementary and secondary  schools nationwide....

Drugs Watch List Disclosure A Must

The reported nationwide disclosure of suspected drug-addicts, drug pushers, drug dealers or druglords by the PDEA more or less two weeks before the campaign period in the barangay and SK...

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...

Bringing the Government Closer to the Businessmen

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Catanduanes in its effort to facilitate the speedy resolution of the power crisis in the province conducted for the first time, their regular session outside the province. Based on the information, the session was conducted at the Golden Bay, in Metro...

Major Drug Convictions At Last

The recent judicial decisions penned by RTC Executive Judge Lelu P. Contreras against some high-value drug personalities in our province should serve as stern warning to those who, in one way or the other, are still engaged in this illegal drug trade. It should...

SOPA and Natal Day

Gov. Joseph C. Cua ‘s report on the ‘State of the Province Address’ (SOPA) at the Capitol Dome the other week was comprehensive, timely, and practical. Comprehensive in that it covered all areas meant to uplift the socio-economic development of the island province....