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. ...

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...

Capable, Clean, Credible and Honest Leaders

By the time this crusading community weekly newspaper reaches our precious avid readers, the May 14 barangay and SK elections must have been going on, if not held, already.  Be that as it may, we’ll not stop reminding the reading public in this island...

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...

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...

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....

Thought-Provoking, Timely Topic

The topic chosen on the just concluded 17th Cesar V. Sarmiento’s Oratorical Cup held last January 26, Friday, 2:00 P.M. at the Catanduanes State University (CSU) Auditorium was, indeed, a very challenging, thought-provoking, timely question: “Change to Federal Form of ...

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...

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...

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...