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. ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 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...

NCOV-ARD: Is it a plague?

Apparently, the promise of new beginnings and new opportunities worldwide in the New Year—2020-- is being spoiled and threatened by a series of calamities and tragedies of different causes, dimensions and magnitude.  This early, however, events happen and came to pass either good or bad in...

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...

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...