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Only 25% of first-timers triumphant :

Two-thirds of 78 incumbent local officials win reelection

Fifty-two (52) out of the 78 incumbent provincial and municipal officials that ran for reelection in the recent May 9, 2022 local elections emerged victorious, final and unofficial data from…

Candidates nowhere to be seen as DPWH, brgy. officials remove campaign materials

Despite a directive from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), candidates in the recent local elections were nowhere to be seen as barangay officials largely shouldered the…

Islander in the City by Pablo A. Tariman:

9TH OF MAY

Whatโ€™s with the 9th of May In our lives?   I meant to wake up early On a Monday To welcome a whiff Of air Called deliverance.   I decided…

Seniors, PWDs assured of 20% discounts on online purchases

A joint memorandum circular now provides guidelines on the provision of 30% discount and VAT exemption for senior citizens and People with Disabilities (PWDs) on their purchases through online and…

๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ง๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—บ ๐—ข๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ‘๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ’ ๐˜๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—บ ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜„๐˜๐—ต in โ€˜22

With the easing of travel restrictions and the governmentโ€™s health and safety protocols, the Catanduanes Provincial Tourism Office is eyeing a stable increase in tourism growth for the year 2022.…

Inflation rate in Catanduanes accelerates to 2.8% in April

Higher cost of goods and services, transport, food led to the increase in the inflation rate in Catanduanes last April 2022, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported last week. The…

CatSU is 1st runner-up in Bicol Culture and Arts Fest

The Catanduanes State University finished second best among Bicol State Colleges and Universities (SUCs) in the recently concluded PASUC V Culture and Arts Festival held April 28-30, 2022 at the…

Drivers drunk or asleep at the wheel cause 3 road accidents

Three vehicular accidents in Virac and Bato were blamed on drivers who were either driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or fell asleep at the wheel. In Bato town…

Time to use recyclable, non-toxic campaign materials

Despite the directive of the DILG for candidates to help local government units and the DPWH in removing campaign materials, the job was largely done by barangay officials and the…