Cheesy, but Catchy

“Kalain man kang mga jingle na an, bagi’ng dai man pinag isipan”, “uluutro man lang ang tono”, those, among others, are some of the complaints you’ll hear from some quarters in Catanduanes, regarding those political jingles that we have been forced to listen...

The Long Wait Relatively Over!

Apparently, after several years of inconvenience and waiting, the affected market vendors’ endurance, patience and perseverance, bore fruit. The controversial perennial question: “How long is temporary?; claimed  by a certain local legislator allegedly as his brainchild, is finally answered. The long wait...

Blue Christmas Celebration

The coronavirus pandemic made worse by the slew of typhoons—Qunita, Rolly, and Ulysses—had no doubt brought a lot of hardships to our populace and the local economy as well.            Apparently, Christmas celebration would indeed be austere, bleak, and...

Partnership not Privatization!

Last year, a Sangguniang Panlalawigan legislative measure (No. 523-2020) entitled “A Resolution Expressing Support for the Initiative to Privatize First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative, (FICELCO) Inc., and Calling for the National Electrification Administration (NEA), the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Energy Regulatory...

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...

Community pantry and health protocols

While the community pantries were created for a good purpose – helping those in need -- it soon became a scary sight of people gathering and lining-up. Photos of community pantries across the country showed lines where no one was observing social...

Tribute to Bishop Ping C. Sorra

            The management and staff of Bicol Peryodiko Publishing Services join the Christian Roman Catholics---the clergy, various religious leaders and laymen--- in the passing of the Most Rev. Bishop Jose C. Sorra, the first ever  Catandunganon appointed by the Vatican in that...

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...