Cong. Sanchez, power firms
take action vs. brownouts

In a meeting with Congressman Hector S. Sanchez last week, the three major players in the Catanduanes island grid have agreed to undertake moves intended to boost power reserves and…

SUWECO justifies long delay in delivery of two hydro projects

A top official of the Sunwest Water & Electricity Co. (SUWECO) last week blamed stringent government regulations for the delay in the construction and completion of its promised hydroelectric power…

SUWECO delivering just half of its promised 18.15-mW capacity

An analysis of the power supply situation in Catanduanes as of Oct. 14, 2021 shows the grid has available power supply of 16,010 kilowatts, more than enough to address the…

P1 billion authorized capital
sought for CatSU Eco-Zone

The House Committee on Higher and Technical Education has started hearings on House Bill No. 10175 establishing the Catanduanes State University’s campuses as an agro-industrial economic and processing zone.Authored by…

CatSU FabLab to benefit local inventors, product developers

Aside from being an instructional tool, the high-tech equipment turned over by the Department of Industry (DTI) for the Catanduanes State University’s Fabrication Laboratory will greatly benefit inventors, designers and…

Consumers to shoulder VIWAD’s P2.6-M tax payments to Capitol

Should the Virac Water District pay off the P2.6-million local franchise tax due the provincial government, it will be its 8,600 concessionaires who will eventually bear the burden through pass-on…

TGP urges IATF, LGUs to require only antigen test from vaccinated travelers

Talino at Galing ng Pinoy (TGP) Rep. Jose J. Teves Jr. has asked the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) and local government units to relax travel requirements for fully-vaccinated travelers by…

EBMC seeks P13-M in emergency funds to address increasing COVID19 cases

The increasing number of COVID-19 cases and subsequent admissions of patients are stretching the resources of public and private health facilities to the breaking point.Describing the situation as “alarming,” Provincial…

LET THE WIND BLOW

Let the wind blowWhere it shouldOn the mountains and hillsWhere once you have livedTo be with the peopleYou fought for. Let the wind blowWhere it shouldOn the shadowOf the perfect…

P340,000 worth of shabu
seized from Baras couple

A laborer and his fish vendor wife from Baras could earn a lengthy stay in prison if convicted of possession of shabu found in their home during a police search…