Vibrant Virac’s Victory

It would be safe to assume that the ‘Go Shine Virac’ mantra of Mayor Sammy V. Laynes, which he used as a rallying point during his campaign last May 2016 Ekections and continued today...

No ID NO Entry

In response to the spike of positive cases of covid-19 at seventy-one (71), with 19 positive cases as reported by the Provincial Health Office Governor Joseph C. Cua issued Executive Order No. 044 titled, “Establishing Protocol Regarding Entry of Persons in Establishments”...

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...

Pay-Ward Conversion Justified?

        Recently, the highly controversy-prone Eastern Bicol Medical Center (EBMC) caught the limelight once again due to its management’s decision to convert some Covid-19-intended quarantine facilities to pay-ward status.            Firebrand legislator Alan del Valle (PCL-West District) denounced said...

Mega Shabu and Illegal Logging Concerns

Now that the 40-day Lent Season observance is over, we’re expecting and hoping that majority, if not all Christians, have been spiritually strengthened enough to sustain them for the entire remaining balance of 2018---the Year of...

VIRUS is teaching us a fundamental lesson

The universe, in all its terrible beauty, has a way of presenting us with as many opportunities as it takes to learn life’s most fundamental lessons. Not least of these – recent days have again shown — is that there really are...

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...

TESDA HAD COME OF AGE @ 25

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) led by Sec. Isidro S. Lapena, TESDA Director General, celebrates  its 25th Happy Silver Anniversary  this coming August 25-30 nationwide.               As such, the management and staff of Radyo /Bicol Peryodiko  (DWFB-FM, 96,7mhz) joins the...

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...

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...