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...

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...

Urgent call to FICELCO

There is an urgent call from the member consumers of FICELCO in the province of Catanduanes to urgently address the massive brownouts that causes damage to appliances, computers and other electronic items in so many household. Obviously because of the summer season, lack of supply...

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...

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...

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...

Wanted: A Dependable IPP

Aside from the serious shabu-related cases (events) and EJK and related killings with impunity in our province, the challenging problematic problem of power supply shortage is a pressing one that should be given utmost attention and solution concerned authorities. ...

Stalemate

Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno said,  policies on issuing franchises— including the question of whether the power should emanate from the House of Representatives— can be revisited. A former CJ said Congress can review its chambers' powers in granting legislative franchises— amid...

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)...

The 2017 ASEAN Summit

The Philippines’ chairmanship and hosting of the 2017 ASEAN Summit under the leadership of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, is highly providential and timely. Providential and timely in that it gives him the opportunity to show his political capability to preside over the...